Drilling, mines, other projects hastened by Trump order

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is seeking to fast track environmental reviews of dozens of major energy and...

DC task force targets monuments, prompting fierce blowback

By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A task force commissioned by the Washington, D.C., government has recommended renaming, relocating or adding context to...

Trump spins baseless tale of ‘thugs’ flying to protests

By AMANDA SEITZ and DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is recycling a baseless conspiracy theory to claim that recent protests...
Update from Dr. Molly O'Dell - April 22 Edition

HHS cancelling ventilator contracts, says stockpile is full

By MICHAEL BIESECKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is canceling some of its remaining orders for ventilators, after rushing to sign nearly...
Church News for August 12 Edition

Chadwick Boseman’s death leaves saddening mark on rough 2020

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant. Rep. John Lewis. And now, Chadwick Boseman. So far, 2020 has been marred...

United says it will drop widely scorned ticket-change fees

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer United Airlines says it listened to customers and is dropping an unpopular $200 fee for most people who change...
New tax to take effect April 1

Too risky? Fed pressed to expand aid to some businesses

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — With the economy still in the pandemic's grip, the Federal Reserve is facing a decision on...

Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic

By BRYAN ANDERSON and SARA BURNETT Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chase Gaines wishes he could get more young people in North...

Lady Gaga dominates at MTV VMAs, The Weeknd wins top award

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga cleaned house at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, while The Weeknd took...

Trump lashes Biden, defies pandemic on White House stage

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, MICHELLE L. PRICE and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a national moment fraught with racial turmoil and a deadly pandemic,...

Laura thrashes Louisiana, nearby states face tornado threats

By MELINDA DESLATTE, STACEY PLAISANCE and GERALD HERBERT Associated Press LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S.,...

What virus? At GOP’s convention, pandemic is largely ignored

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a stunning scene in a country where parents and children have been laid to rest...

As virus rages, US economy struggles to sustain a recovery

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Home sales are booming. Stocks are setting record highs. Industrial production is clambering out of the...

DOJ seeks data on care home deaths in 4 Democrat-led states

By BERNARD CONDON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday sent letters to the governors of New York and three other...

COVID-19 lockdowns blocked flu in some places but fall looms

By ANDREW MELDRUM, MOGOMOTSI MAGOME and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Winter is ending in the Southern Hemisphere and country after country --...

Laura moves toward landfall in southwestern Louisiana

By MELINDA DESLATTE, JEFF MARTIN and STACEY PLAISANCE Associated Press DELCAMBRE, La. (AP) — Laura roared toward landfall in southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border...
Burglars pose as Assessor’s Office employees

Pence defends police at convention amid rising race tension

By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Republicans aggressively defended law enforcement on the third night of their convention,...
Pediatric Coronavirus Serology Study launched

The Latest: First lady expresses sympathy for virus victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is expressing sympathy for families affected by COVID-19, an "invisible enemy" she said has challenged America but brought its...
Shirt. Shoes. Facemask? – The Enterprise

New US virus cases fall as masks gain favor but testing lags

By CARLA K. JOHNSON and ADAM GELLER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling —...

Trump — ‘No Mr. Nice Guy’ — shows softer side to win voters

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign with a swaggering World Series ad...