September 7, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine latest flashpoint in White House campaign

WASHINGTON — The prospect of a vaccine to shield Americans from coronavirus infection emerged Monday as a point of contention in the White House race […]
September 7, 2020

'Mighty mice' stay musclebound in space, boon for astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Bulked-up, mutant “mighty mice” held onto their muscle during a monthlong stay at the International Space Station, returning to Earth with […]
September 7, 2020

PAC challenging SC's Graham over offshore drilling stance

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Offshore drilling, an issue that has created some bipartisan unity in South Carolina among opponents who argue such expansion would mar the […]
September 7, 2020

Italy investigates Apple, Google, Dropbox over cloud storage

Italy’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple, Google and Dropbox over their cloud storage services. The competition and market authority said Monday it […]
September 7, 2020

Food banks: USDA program helped but better ways to meet need

DES MOINES, Iowa — As she inched ahead in her rusty Chevy pickup, Brianna Lordz bemoaned that engine problems had prevented her from making it […]
September 7, 2020

Bold predictions about coronavirus antibody tests remain unfulfilled

WASHINGTON — At the height of the coronavirus lockdown, President Donald Trump and his top health advisers trumpeted a new test that would help Americans […]
September 7, 2020

Labor Day bringing Biden to Pa., Harris and Pence to Wis.

WILMINGTON, Del. — Democratic candidate Joe Biden is collecting a trio of Labor Day endorsements from organized labor while running mate Kamala Harris and Vice […]
September 7, 2020

During pandemic, Black families put trust in Black doctors

JACKSON, Miss. — Dr. Janice Bacon was exactly the person Kay McField hoped to talk to when she found herself spending most of her days […]
September 7, 2020

Hopes fading for coronavirus deal as Congress returns

WASHINGTON — At least there won’t be a government shutdown. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated preelection session, hopes are dimming […]
September 7, 2020

Virus still throwing theme park attendance for a loop

TOLEDO, Ohio — Theme park operators who spent months installing hand sanitizing stations, figuring out how to disinfect roller coasters seats and checking the temperatures […]