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Supreme Court clears the way for executions of federal prisonersSupreme Court clears the way for executions of federal prisoners
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A helicopter drops water on the USS Bonhomme Richard Monday, July 13, 2020, in San Diego. Fire crews continue to battle the blaze Monday after 21 people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Sailors fighting to save burning San Diego warshipHundreds of sailors are fighting to save a burning Navy warship docked in San Diego
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards makes remarks and answers questions during a news conference about the state's COVID-19 situation, the effects of tropical storm Cristobal, special session legislative action and recent protests in Louisiana after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, and movement toward police reforms Monday, June 8, 2020, at the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in Baton Rouge, La. (Travis Spradling/The Advocate via AP, Pool)
Pence heads to Louisiana amid renewed surge in virus casesVice President Mike Pence is heading to Louisiana amid the state's reemergence as one of the nation’s hot spots for the coronavirus only months after seeming to contain its outbreak
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this July 18, 2019, file photo, traffic and pedestrians cross Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, Calif. The politically liberal city of Berkeley in Northern California is considering a proposal to shift traffic enforcement from armed police to unarmed city workers. Supporters say the separation would curb racial profiling and reduce police encounters that can turn deadly, especially for Black motorists. Backers say they believe the proposal before the Berkeley City Council Tuesday, July 14, 2020, is the first of its kind in the U.S. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Berkeley to consider removing police from traffic stopsThe politically liberal city of Berkeley in Northern California is considering a proposal to shift traffic enforcement from armed police to unarmed city workers
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Hillary Salway poses for a photo with her children - Dane Salway, 5, Mick Salway, 1, and Beaux Salway, 3 - on Monday, July 13, 2020, in San Clemente, Calif. Salway plans to send her children back to school in the fall. On one side are the parents saying, let kids be kids. They object to masks and social distancing at schools, arguing both could be detrimental to their children's well being, and want schools to reopen full-time. On the other side are parents and many teachers calling for things that would have been unimaginable pre-pandemic: part-time school, face coverings for all or full online curriculum. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Masks for kids? Schools confront the politics of reopeningSchools and educators across the U.S. have landed in the middle of an increasingly politicized debate over how best to reopen schools this fall
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this July 1, 2020, file photo, Abel Gomez waits for his order at Mariscos Linda food truck as dining tables are sealed off with caution tape due to the coronavirus pandemic in Los Angeles. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and has ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising. On Monday, July 13, 2020, Newsom extended that order statewide and closed additional parts of the world's fifth-largest economy, including indoor malls and offices for noncritical industries. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Governor shuts bars, dining as virus hits California hardCalifornia's governor is once again closing bars and indoor dining as the coronavirus sweeps the state with renewed ferocity
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci wears a face covering as he listens during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)
White House turns on Fauci as Trump minimizes virus spikeThe White House is working to undercut its most trusted coronavirus expert as President Donald Trump continues to play down the threat posed by the virus and pushes to reopen the economy before the election
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this June 30, 2020, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., with Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters following a GOP policy meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s push to reopen schools is being complicated by a split within his ranks over how to do it. Some advisers are advocating for a massive federal expenditure to make campuses safe. This comes Congress is compiling the next COVID-19 relief bill. McConnell said July 13 schooling will be a priority in the coming package.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid billPresident Donald Trump’s push to reopen schools is being complicated by a split within his ranks over how to do it
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this June 26, 2020, file photo, Ivanka Trump speaks during a meeting with the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. A new White House-backed ad campaign aims to encourage people who are unemployed or unhappy in their jobs or careers to “find something new.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
White House campaign urges jobless to 'find something new'A new White House-backed ad campaign aims to encourage people who are unemployed or unhappy in their jobs or careers to “find something new.”
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar, left, and husband Brandon Hegar, right, leave after voting at an early voting polling site, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Austin, Texas. Hegar is in a runoff with state Sen. Royce West. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas heads to polls for Senate runoff as virus rages As Texas struggles to contain a raging coronavirus outbreak, voters are heading to the polls for runoff elections
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Hawaii delays quarantine waiver, cites mainland outbreaksHawaii's governor says he will delay by one month a plan to waive a 14-day quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers who test negative for COVID-19
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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