Saturday, July 31, 2021

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Updated 4 days, 1 hour ago

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending ...

Updated 3 weeks ago
Tears, politics and money: School boards become battle zones

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Local school boards around the country are increasingly becoming cauldrons of anger and political division, boiling with disputes over such issues as COVID-19 mask rules, the treatment of ...

Updated 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Biden sets Aug. 31 for U.S. exit from Afghanistan

President Joe Biden said Thursday the U.S. military operation in Afghanistan will end on Aug. 31, delivering an impassioned argument for exiting the nearly 2...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Trump files suit against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Former President Donald Trump has filed suit against three of the country's biggest tech companies, claiming he and other conservatives have been wrongfully ...

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Search of collapsed condo shifts from rescue to recovery

Emergency workers who have spent 14 days pulling apart the rubble of a collapsed condo building near Miami said Wednesday they were switching from rescue to ...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Former native coalition employees sentenced for stealing grant money

Two former officials with the Montana Native Women's Coalition were sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution after each admitted to stealing federal grant funds for unapproved spending, including tra...

Updated 4 weeks ago
Another building evacuated; search goes on at collapse site

Residents of a Miami-area high-rise loaded clothes and valuables into suitcases, laundry baskets and wagons and wheeled them to waiting cars after they were ...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Tax law experts see 'strong' case against Trump Org. CFO

Companies give perks to their employees all the time. Many top executives at Fortune 500 companies have access to a corporate jet for personal use, a company...

Updated 1 month ago
Condo board boss warned of worsening damage before collapse

Weeks before a Florida condo building collapsed, the president of its board wrote that structural problems identified in a 2018 inspection had "gotten signif...

Updated 1 month ago
Crews spend 5th day atop shaky pile of collapsed concrete

Rescuers searching for a fifth day for survivors of a Florida condo building collapse used bucket brigades and heavy machinery Monday as they worked atop a p...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Many feared dead after Florida beachfront condo collapses

A wing of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed with a roar in a town outside Miami early Thursday, killing at least one person and trapping residen...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
US hitting encouraging milestones on virus deaths and shots

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since the early days of the disaster in March 2020, while the drive to put shots i...

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
1st gray wolf pups since 1940s spotted in Colorado

Colorado has its first litter of gray wolf pups since the 1940s, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Senate report details broad failures around Jan. 6 attack

A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol found a broad intelligence breakdown across multiple agencies, along with widespread la...

Updated 2 months ago
A nation slowly emerging from pandemic honors Memorial Day

A nation slowly emerging from social distancing measures imposed by the coronavirus pandemic honored generations of U.S. veterans killed in the line of duty ...