August 23, 2020

Black-owned bookstores want action after influx in business

PHOENIX — A renewed focus on social justice in the wake of police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd has seen sales soar at […]
August 23, 2020

'Hoax' book reveals extent of internal unease at Fox

NEW YORK — Brian Stelter knows critics accuse Fox News of bending the truth in order to maintain its staunch support of and closeness to […]
August 23, 2020

Search ends for 2 still missing after Texas port explosion

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The search for two crew members of a dredging boat who went missing following an explosion last week in the Port […]
August 23, 2020

How starving public health fueled a COVID fire in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — On a sweltering July morning, Rose Wilson struggled to breathe as she sat in her bed, the light from her computer illuminating […]
August 23, 2020

Emails show businesses held sway over state reopening plans

As South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster prepared to announce the end of a coronavirus stay-at-home order, his top staff received an email from the state […]
August 23, 2020

As shoppers stay away, small stores seek refuge online

NEW YORK — For small retailers across the country, the coronavirus outbreak has turned an already challenging business environment into never-ending uncertainty. Amy Witt might […]
August 23, 2020

Trump delivered on some big 2016 promises, but others unmet

WASHINGTON — He’s broken his pledge never to take a vacation or play golf for pleasure. His plan to update the nation’s infrastructure has become […]
August 23, 2020

The Latest: Pakistan reports fewest virus deaths since March

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani authorities on Sunday reported only four new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, the country’s fewest number of fatalities since March. […]
August 23, 2020

AP Explains: Why revolt in Belarus is different from Ukraine

MINSK, Belarus — A former Soviet republic on the fault line between Russia and Europe is boiling with revolt this summer. Sounds familiar — but […]
August 23, 2020

US envoy joins Taiwan president at military memorial

KINMEN, Taiwan — The U.S. envoy to Taiwan joined President Tsai Ing-wen at a military memorial service Sunday in a fresh show of warming relations […]