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AP PHOTOS: Xi's portrait adorns new homes for China's poor

LIANGSHAN, China (AP) — Communist Party leader Xi Jinping’s smiling visage looks down from the walls of virtually every home inhabited by members of the Yi minority group in a...
Sep. 22, 2020

Attorney: Black man shot by LA deputies wasn't holding a gun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies wasn't holding a gun when they opened fire, attorneys for his family said Tuesday,...
Sep. 22, 2020

Warrant issued for man accused of driving toward protesters

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of driving a pickup truck toward a group of people demonstrating against racism and police...
Sep. 22, 2020

House passes government-wide temporary funding bill in sweeping bipartisan vote, averting shutdown threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — House passes government-wide temporary funding bill in sweeping bipartisan vote, averting shutdown threat.
Sep. 22, 2020

The Latest: Nigeria urges vaccine to be available to all

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 8:15 p.m. The president of Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, is calling for the “uninhibited supply...
Sep. 22, 2020

World powers clash, virus stirs anger at virtual UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kept apart by a devastating pandemic and dispersed across the globe, world leaders convened electronically Tuesday for an unprecedented high-level meeting, where the U.N. chief exhorted...
Sep. 22, 2020

Man, 77, charged in 1974 murder of Texas teenage girl

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was arrested and charged in the 1974 killing of a Texas teenage girl after nearly 50 years of investigation and the advancement of...
Sep. 22, 2020

California reopens more widely as infections hit lowest rate

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern California's largest counties, as...
Sep. 22, 2020

Video shows final moments as police shoot Black man

A video released by New Jersey’s attorney general’s office Tuesday shows a police officer abruptly shooting a Black man in the doorway of an Asbury Park home after trying to...
Sep. 22, 2020

The Latest: Trump: 200,000 virus deaths milestone 'a shame'

WASHINGTON — Speaking to reporters at the White House, President Donald Trump said it was “a shame” that the U.S. had reached the grave milestone of 200,000 COVID-19-related deaths. Trump...
Sep. 22, 2020

The Latest: Argentina urges thinking beyond COVID-19 vaccine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 6:55 p.m. Argentine President Alberto Fernández is asking the world to think beyond creating a vaccine...
Sep. 22, 2020

High court front-runner Amy Coney Barrett hailed by right

CHICAGO (AP) — A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as...
Sep. 22, 2020

Trump supporter charged with hitting girl with flagpole

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A man was arrested last week after striking a 12-year-old girl in the face with a flagpole during a small rally for President Donald Trump...
Sep. 22, 2020

Cuban-American judge Barbara Lagoa on Trump high court list

MIAMI (AP) — A daughter of Cuban exiles who has had a swift rise as a lawyer and judge is on President Donald Trump's short list to replace Ruth Bader...
Sep. 22, 2020

Firefighter who died in blaze was on elite Hotshot crew

A California firefighter killed while battling a blaze in the mountains east of Los Angeles was identified Tuesday as a member of an elite Hotshot crew dedicated to fighting wildfires...
Sep. 22, 2020

The Latest: Utah increases pandemic restrictions in 2 cities

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gov. Gary Herbert will increase pandemic restrictions in two Utah cities as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the state. Herbert is imposing new restrictions in...
Sep. 22, 2020

The Chicago Bulls have hired Billy Donovan as their new head coach

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have hired Billy Donovan as their new head coach.
Sep. 22, 2020

The Latest: At least 2 Oklahoma inmates die of COVID-19

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections on Tuesday reported that two inmates have died due to COVID-19 and seven other deaths are possibly the result of the disease,...
Sep. 22, 2020

They said it: Leaders at the virtual UN, in their own words

Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world. That’s what the speechmaking at the U.N...
Sep. 22, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: GOP ads twist Mark Kelly's ex-company's deal

Republicans in an Arizona U.S. Senate race are distorting the details of a development deal for a high-altitude balloon company co-founded by Mark Kelly, the Democratic candidate for the seat...
Sep. 22, 2020

The Latest: No women speaking on first day of UN gathering

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 5:40 p.m. As the world’s leaders gather remotely this year for the U.N. General Assembly, something...
Sep. 22, 2020

Court reviewer: Ohio State broke law by withholding records

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University violated state public records law by intentionally withholding old documents from one of the men alleging decades-old sexual misconduct by a school doctor,...
Sep. 22, 2020

The Latest: Colorado announces furloughs of state workers

DENVER — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced mandatory furloughs of state workers due to pandemic-related budget cuts and warned Tuesday about a third wave of coronavirus outbreaks if the state’s...
Sep. 22, 2020

Wyoming cuts to impede access to corrections information

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — News reporters on urgent deadlines will need to file a time-consuming public records request in order for the Wyoming Department of Corrections to answer any of...
Sep. 22, 2020

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on Mecca pilgrimage amid virus

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said Muslims will be allowed to perform the smaller, year-round pilgrimage starting Oct. 4 as the kingdom gradually begins lifting restrictions...
Sep. 22, 2020

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