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Hurricane Isaias churns through Bahamas as Florida prepares

July 31, 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Forecasters declared a hurricane warning for parts of the Florida coast Friday as Hurricane Isaias drenched the Bahamas on a track for the U.S. East Coast. more »»

Road trip? Quarantines mess with Americans' travel plans

July 31, 2020

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Families trying to squeeze in a summer vacation before school starts better do some homework on COVID-19 restrictions before loading up the minivan. more »»

US: Snake River dams will not be removed to save salmon

July 31, 2020

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. government announced Friday that four huge dams on the Snake River in Washington state will not be removed to help endangered salmon migrate to the ocean. more »»

Marine sea tank sinks with 16 aboard; 1 dead and 8 missing

July 31, 2020

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An amphibious assault vehicle carrying 15 Marines and a Navy sailor sank near a military-owned island off the coast of Southern California, leaving one of the Marines dead and... more »»

Summer road trip? Quarantines are crimping some US travelers

July 31, 2020

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Families trying to squeeze in a summer vacation before school starts better do some homework on COVID-19 restrictions before loading up the minivan. more »»

Ex-Houston officers indicted in wake of deadly drug raid

July 31, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — A grand jury has indicted six former Houston police officers whose work with a narcotics unit has been under scrutiny since a 2019 drug raid in which a couple was killed,... more »»

Robert Durst murder trial to resume in 2021 because of virus

July 31, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst is scheduled to resume before a jury in April after the multimillionaire rejected an offer Friday to let a... more »»

With time extension stalled, Census speeds up count schedule

July 31, 2020

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.. more »»

Oklahoma murder suspect escapes 12th floor cell using sheets

July 31, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A murder suspect escaped the Oklahoma County jail in Oklahoma City early Friday by using sheets tied together to climb down the outside of the building from a 12th floor cell... more »»

Rent's due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off

July 31, 2020

Another month passes. The coronavirus pandemic marches on. And Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry as their next rent checks come due Aug. 1. more »»

Carjacking suspect charged in shooting of 3 Chicago officers

July 31, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — A convicted felon on parole has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of three Chicago police officers outside a station, authorities said Friday. more »»

Marine sea tank sinks with 16 aboard, 1 dead and 8 missing

July 31, 2020

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A seafaring tank with 15 Marines and a Navy sailor aboard sank near a military-owned island off the coast of Southern California, leaving one of the Marines dead and eight... more »»

Judge bans lawyers from identifying Epstein abuse victims

July 31, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The judge presiding over the criminal case against a British socialite charged with recruiting teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse said Friday that her... more »»

'Into the Wild' bus likely lands a home at Fairbanks museum

July 31, 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An infamous bus appears headed to a new home at a museum in Fairbanks after being removed from Alaska’s backcountry to deter people from making dangerous, sometimes deadl... more »»

Hard-hit Massachusetts worries COVID-19 respite is fleeting

July 31, 2020

A backyard barbecue in the picturesque Cape Cod town of Chatham, Massachusetts, has led to more than a dozen new coronavirus infections. more »»

Virus testing turnaround times reveal wide disparity

July 31, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Settles was swabbed for COVID-19 in mid-June at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando and it took him eight days to get the results. more »»

 
 

 

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