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Top spellers prepare to crown national champion, from home

May 28, 2020

Like dozens of other veteran spellers in their final year of eligibility, Anson Cook had big plans for this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, which was canceled because of the coronavirus... more »»

'Master Thief' burglar hopes to catch break on sentence

May 28, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A self-described “master thief” career criminal is hoping to catch a break on his prison sentence from burglarizing a Brink’s warehouse during which he accidentally set... more »»

Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

May 28, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on video kneeling against the neck of a handcuffed black man who complained... more »»

Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

May 27, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on video kneeling against the neck of a handcuffed black man who complained... more »»

Victim in police encounter had started new life in Minnesota

May 27, 2020

Before he died after being pinned for minutes beneath a Minneapolis police officer's knee, George Floyd was suffering the same fate as millions of Americans during the coronavirus pandemic: out o... more »»

NBC, producers say 'America's Got Talent' cleared by probe

May 27, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation of Gabrielle Union’s complaints of racism on the set of “America’s Got Talent” concluded that her allegations were unfounded, according to NBC and the show’s... more »»

AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

May 27, 2020

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, a number that’s surprisingly low considering the effort going into th... more »»

Through kids' eyes: Virus outbreak brings sadness, fear, joy

May 27, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — These are children of the pandemic.

In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news to learn everything he can about the coronavirus. more »»

New York City now alone in state in keeping economy closed

May 27, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Long Island became the latest region of New York to begin easing some restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. more »»

Appeals court sides with tech giants in activists' lawsuit

May 27, 2020

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of conspiring to stifle the political views of a far-right activist and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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