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US: Transgender sports inclusion violates others' rights

May 28, 2020

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's policy allowing transgender girls to compete as girls in high school sports violates the civil rights of athletes who have always identified as female, the U.S. more »»

Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight night

May 28, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted stores, set fires and left... more »»

County blocks planned COVID-19 protest concert in Utah

May 28, 2020

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Tooele County has issued an order to close a local amphitheater in northern Utah, blocking a planned concert sponsored by activists opposed to coronavirus-related... more »»

Man charged in Mennonite woman's death grew up in the faith

May 28, 2020

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In a forest clearing outside Flagstaff, Arizona, Sasha Krause was found cold and stiff, with a bullet wound to the back of her head. more »»

Court orders defiant Michigan barber to close his shop

May 28, 2020

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan court on Thursday ordered a barber to close his shop and stop defying the state's coronavirus restrictions, though he vowed to keep cutting hair. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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