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Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America’s streets

By DYLAN LOVAN, PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN and JOHN MINCHILLO Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor's death poured into America's streets as protesters lashed out at a criminal justice system they say is stacked against...

With 95% homes hit, feds say no need for census extension

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With the number of U.S. households counted topping 95%, there is no reason for a judge to order the U.S. Census Bureau to extend by a month the head count of every U.S. resident, government attorneys said Tuesday. "Plaintiffs' claims of harm...

2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg’s death ignites fight

By CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death drew mourners to the steps of the Supreme Court, where they sang "Amazing Grace" in the dark. Fresh off a rally stage in Minnesota, President Donald Trump learned of the loss and praised Ginsburg as an "amazing"...
Courts to follow extended judicial emergency order

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death just over six...

US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

By TALI ARBEL, MATT O'BRIEN and MATT OTT AP Technology Writers The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck...

More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to show the scars on her abdomen. There were three small, circular marks. The 39-year-old woman from Cuba was told only that she...

Senator Shelley Moore Capito tests negative for virus

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito said she has tested negative for the coronavirus after being exposed to someone with the virus. The West Virginia Republican said in a statement Tuesday that she still plans to quarantine for 14 days as a precaution. Capito said after being notified that she had come...

Trump looms large over campaigns for control of Congress

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle for control of Congress is solidifying into a race about President Donald Trump, as Republicans hitch their fortunes to their party's leader and Democrats position themselves as a bulwark against him — and as partners in a potential Joe...

Voting in person Nov. 3? Expect drive-thrus, sports arenas

By SOPHIA EPPOLITO Associated Press/Report for America SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Voting will look a little different this November. States are turning to stadiums, drive-thrus and possibly even movie theaters as safe options for in-person polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic and fears about mail-in ballots failing to arrive...