August 6, 2020

California virus-fighting efforts hampered by data delays

LOS ANGELES — California has stopped removing or adding to a list of counties facing more restrictions on businesses and schools as it tries to […]
August 6, 2020

Lack of study and oversight raises concerns about tear gas

SALEM, Ore. — On June 2, Justin LaFrancois attended a protest against police violence and racism in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, where he planned to […]
August 6, 2020

Obama's Medicaid expansion keeps gaining ground under Trump

WASHINGTON — ATTN DESK: FOR THURS PMs. CAN BE ILLUSTRATED WITH FILE ART OF MISSOURI VOTERS. KEVIN VINEYS IS WORKING ON A MAP. President Donald […]
August 6, 2020

'We don't seem to learn': Beirut explosion echoes US tragedy

AUSTIN, Texas — The staggering videos from the Lebanese capital are grimly familiar to Tommy Muska thousands of miles away in Texas: a towering blast, […]
August 6, 2020

Capitol negotiators still stuck, still trying on virus aid

WASHINGTON — After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 […]
August 6, 2020

AAA: Partially automated driving systems don't always work

DETROIT — Two tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don’t always function properly, so the auto club […]
August 6, 2020

Asia Today: Central Japan region put under virus emergency

TOKYO — A governor in central Japan announced a state of emergency Thursday due to rising virus cases and asked businesses and people to curb […]
August 6, 2020

Lawyer: Michael Cohen has offer to be a political consultant

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has been offered work as a consultant and to make media appearances for a political action […]
August 6, 2020

Wisconsin water park closes for season after COVID confirmed

LAKE DELTON, Wis. — A popular Wisconsin Dells attraction will remain closed for the rest of the season after two employees tested positive for the […]
August 6, 2020

Trump says he'll listen to both sides on Alaska mine project

JUNEAU, Alaska — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would “listen to both sides” after his eldest son and a campaign adviser urged him to […]