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Correction: Trump-Inaugural Probe story

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In a story July 13, 2020, about an agreement between the New Jersey attorney general and Trump for America Inc., The Associated Press erroneously reported how...
Jul. 14, 2020

Navy: Progress on warship fire, but ship's fate uncertain

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marking significant progress, firefighters were able to move deeper inside the fire-engulfed USS Bonhomme Richard on Tuesday on their third day of battling the flames. But...
Jul. 14, 2020

No prosecution in Black man's 2018 custody death

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against any of four sheriff's deputies in connection with the 2018 asphyxiation and beating death of a Black man during...
Jul. 14, 2020

Autopsy confirms Naya Rivera's death was accidental drowning

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autopsy confirmed Tuesday that "Glee'' star Naya Rivera died from accidental drowning, officials said. The examination, performed the day after the 33-year-old's body was found...
Jul. 14, 2020

Times editor resigns, saying she was harassed for her ideas

NEW YORK (AP) — Bari Weiss, an opinion editor at The New York Times, quit her job on Tuesday with a public resignation letter that alleged harassment and a hostile...
Jul. 14, 2020

Ole Miss moves Confederate statue from prominent campus spot

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Confederate monument that’s long been a divisive symbol at the University of Mississippi was removed Tuesday from a prominent spot on the Oxford campus, just...
Jul. 14, 2020

Whether inmate mentally fit for execution could cause delay

CHICAGO (AP) — The man next on the list to be executed by the federal government after a nearly 20-year hiatus ended this week may have a better chance of...
Jul. 14, 2020

Tennessee gov to do 'whatever it takes' in abortion fight

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday that he will do “whatever it takes in court” to defend one of the strictest abortion bans in the country...
Jul. 14, 2020

Texas votes as new virus cases again surge past 10,000

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Senate primary race in Texas overshadowed by an alarming resurgence of the coronavirus came down to a runoff Tuesday between two Democrats trying to...
Jul. 14, 2020

Evening news programs outpace prime time television

NEW YORK (AP) — The broadcast networks might want to consider promoting David Muir, Lester Holt and Norah O'Donnell, at least in the summer months. ABC's Muir-hosted “World News Tonight”...
Jul. 14, 2020

Minneapolis cops required to report de-escalation efforts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Police Department is changing its policy on reporting use of force incidents to require that officers document their attempts to de-escalate a situation in all...
Jul. 14, 2020

The Latest: Fauci urges youths to separate politics, science

WASHINGTON-- Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, offered encouragement--tinged by firsthand experience--to young people on doing their part in separating politics from science as they navigate life...
Jul. 14, 2020

Foie gras back on the menu in California after court ruling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foie gras is back on the menu in California after a federal judge ruled the rich dish can't be prevented from being brought in from out...
Jul. 14, 2020

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) — Florida surpassed its daily record for coronavirus deaths Tuesday amid rising global worries of a resurgence, even as researchers announced that the first vaccine tested...
Jul. 14, 2020

North Carolina capitol city gets first Black councilwoman

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The city council in North Carolina’s capital city on Tuesday chose its first Black councilwoman to fill an seat vacated after a council member resigned. Stormie...
Jul. 14, 2020

Nicaraguan government sets date for presidential election

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government has finally announced a date for the next presidential election, setting them for Nov. 7, 2021, and said political parties would have extra...
Jul. 14, 2020

Timing of Carlson's vacation familiar to Fox News viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe the trout will be running this week for Fox News' Tucker Carlson. Either way, the vacation he announced on Monday and says was planned in...
Jul. 14, 2020

Victims' lawyer: Drug-diluting pharmacist set to be released

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri pharmacist who pleaded guilty in a scheme to dilute tens of thousands of prescriptions for seriously ill patients to boost profits is...
Jul. 14, 2020

Canada, US and Mexico poised to extend border restrictions

TORONTO (AP) — The U.S., Canada and Mexico are poised to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, officials said Tuesday The...
Jul. 14, 2020

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine test results released

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) — Florida surpassed its daily record for coronavirus deaths Tuesday amid rising global worries of a resurgence, even as researchers announced that the first vaccine tested...
Jul. 14, 2020

Parson: Trump 'focused' on situation with St. Louis couple

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said President Donald Trump is focused on and concerned about the possibility that a white St. Louis couple could face criminal charges...
Jul. 14, 2020

Oklahoma school board forms panel to address Redskins mascot

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma school board decided to appoint a committee that would reevaluate the district's Redskins mascot amid conversations about removing controversial names and images across the...
Jul. 14, 2020

City votes to raze site where first Alaska flag was sewn

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A neglected site where the Alaska territorial flag was designed, sewn and first flown will be demolished despite last-minute efforts by Alaskans and a preservation group...
Jul. 14, 2020

Florida urges US Supreme Court to keep stay on felon voting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The state of Florida is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a bid by voting rights advocates to lift a stay on a lower court's...
Jul. 14, 2020

Biden's $2 trillion climate plan aims to reframe debate

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden released a $2 trillion plan on Tuesday to boost investment in clean energy and stop all climate-damaging emissions from U.S. power plants by 2035,...
Jul. 14, 2020

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