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Civil rights icon Lewis lauded as hero at Georgia Capitol

July 29, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis was lauded as a warrior and a hero during a ceremony Wednesday at the Georgia Capitol, where the civil rights icon who represented much of Atlanta in Congress will lie i... more »»

US agents to pull back in Portland but will stay on standby

July 29, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some federal officers guarding a U.S. courthouse that's been targeted during violent protests in Portland will leave in the next 24 hours, Oregon Gov. more »»

Tropical storm may delay 1st SpaceX crew's return to Earth

July 29, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Tropical weather barreling toward Florida could delay this weekend’s planned return of the first SpaceX crew. more »»

Outrage after NYPD hustles protester into unmarked van

July 29, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department’s use of plainclothes officers and an unmarked minivan to haul away a vandalism suspect during a protest Tuesday created confusion and drew outrage... more »»

Finance firm founder gets 6 months in college bribery scam

July 29, 2020

The founder of a Silicon Valley venture capital firm was sentenced Wednesday to six months behind bars for paying about $450,000 in bribes to boost his two daughters' entrance exam scores and get... more »»

Civil rights icon Lewis lauded as warrior at Georgia capitol

July 29, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — John Lewis was lauded as a warrior and hero during a ceremony Wednesday at the Georgia Capitol, where the civil rights icon who represented much of Atlanta in Congress will lie in... more »»

Confirmed deaths from the coronavirus in the US hit 150,000, by far the highest toll in the world

July 29, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Confirmed deaths from the coronavirus in the US hit 150,000, by far the highest toll in the world. more »»

2020's final Mars mission poised for blastoff from Florida

July 29, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The summer’s third and final mission to Mars — featuring NASA's most elaborate life-hunting rover — is on the verge of liftof. more »»

Census head wasn't told about Trump district drawing order

July 29, 2020

U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham testified Wednesday that he wasn’t informed ahead of time about President Donald Trump's order seeking to exclude people in the U.S. more »»

Train derails on Arizona bridge that collapses, catches fire

July 29, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — A freight train traveling on a bridge that spans a lake in a Phoenix suburb derailed Wednesday, setting the bridge ablaze and partially collapsing the structure, officials said. more »»

Civil rights icon Lewis brought to Georgia capitol

July 29, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — The body of John Lewis was brought Wednesday to Atlanta to lie in repose at the Georgia capitol in one of the last memorial services for the late Democratic congressman before he i... more »»

US energy use hit 30-year low during pandemic shutdowns

July 29, 2020

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. more »»

Storm causes erosion at Trump backers' private border wall

July 29, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — Weeks after it was criticized by President Donald Trump as “done to make me look bad,” a private border wall built by his supporters in South Texas has suffered new erosion in a... more »»

Prosecutors: Agents will probe crimes, not bust protests

July 29, 2020

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal prosecutors worked Wednesday to dispel concerns that federal agents headed to a number of U.. more »»

Couple apologizes for sheltering accused school shooter

July 29, 2020

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida couple regrets ever taking in a disturbed teenager in the months before he was accused of the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Schoo. more »»

Oregon governor says US agents will start leaving Portland

July 29, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents who have clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, will begin a “phased withdrawal” from Oregon's largest city, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesda. more »»

Oregon governor says US agents will begin leaving Portland

July 29, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's governor says federal agents who have clashed with protesters in Portland, Oregon, will begin what she called a “phased withdrawal” from Oregon's largest city. more »»

Report: Oligarchs skirt US sanctions through shady art sales

July 29, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Russian oligarchs have skirted U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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