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FBI: Shooter at Pensacola base coordinated with al-Qaida

The gunman who killed three U.S. sailors at a military base in Florida last year repeatedly communicated with al-Qaida operatives about planning and tactics in the months leading up to the attack, … more

Trump says he's taking malaria drug to protect against virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it should only be … more

Bird-watching soars as bored Americans head outdoors amid COVID-19 pandemic

Conner Brown, a 25-year-old law student at Stanford University, spent the early days of the pandemic following his brother as he spotted and collected characters in the Pokemon Go mobile game. Then, Brown noticed the birds. "I thought, 'Why … more

Once adversaries, Boston lawyers now aid coronavirus caregivers

During a storied legal career, Clyde Bergstresser has become one of the go-to medical malpractice lawyers in Massachusetts. But as COVID-19 cases surged at Boston area hospitals, Bergstresser found his sympathies aligning with the professions he has … more

Should runners wear a face mask outdoors?

Should runners wear a face mask outdoors? It depends. You won't always need a face covering while jogging or riding a bike if you're exercising with no one around, but it's good to carry one just in case. The U.S. … more

Auto workers' tenuous return a ray of hope

DETROIT - Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major industry is making a comeback: Tens of thousands of auto workers are returning to factories that have been shuttered since … more

Surf's up and so are new beach rules to prevent virus spread

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - They arrived at the beach by car, skateboard and on bare feet. They carried Frisbees, cameras and surfboards. They wore running shorts, yoga pants and wetsuits. Many wore masks. That was the starkest difference this week … more

Brothers who survived Holocaust die weeks apart

NEW YORK - The brothers didn't have a chance to say goodbye. As young Polish Jews, they came out of World War II with scars that forever shaped how they viewed the world and each other. One survived Auschwitz, a death march and starvation. The … more

36M have sought U.S. unemployment aid since virus hit

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Republicans hit 'pause' on new COVID-19 aid

WASHINGTON (AP) - Businesses are going belly up, tens of millions have been laid off and, by some measures, the U.S. seems headed for another Great Depression. But Republicans surveying the wreckage aren't ready for another round of coronavirus aid, … more

Kenyan ballet student struggles in slum with no remote class

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How long before we know if reopenings cause virus spikes?

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Virus tests hospitals in pockets of U.S. as some states reopen

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Officials release edited coronavirus reopening guidance from CDC

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. health officials on Thursday released some of their long-delayed guidance that schools, businesses and other organizations can use as states reopen from coronavirus shutdowns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … more

Death toll from attack on maternity clinic rises to 24

KABUL, Afghanistan - Officials on Wednesday raised the death toll from a militant attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul to 24, including mothers, nurses and two babies. A day after the shooting … more

Exhaustion, uncertainty mark COVID-19 survivors' journeys

An angelic voice singing "Hallelujah" echoes off the stately stone and brick canyons of a narrow Montmartre street. Still struggling with COVID-19 complications two months after falling ill, Parisian soprano Veronica Antonelli wanted the … more

As new clusters emerge, WHO warns virus may be here to stay

BRUSSELS (AP) - New coronavirus clusters have surfaced around the world as nations struggle to balance reopening economies and preventing a second wave of infections, while a top global health official warned Wednesday that COVID-19 could be around … more

S.C. Senate complains about governor's emergency orders

The South Carolina Senate rebuked Gov. Henry McMaster for part of his coronavirus response, saying he should have gotten permission from lawmakers to continue the state of emergency for the pandemic over two months. The resolution rapping … more

As president urges reopening, thousands getting sick at work

NEW YORK - Even as President Donald Trump urges getting people back to work and reopening the economy, an Associated Press analysis shows thousands of people are getting sick from COVID-19 on the job. Recent figures show a surge of infections in … more

Risk of reopening U.S. economy too fast: A W-shaped recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the coronavirus erupted in the United States, it triggered quarantines, travel curbs and business shutdowns. Many economists predicted a V-shaped journey for the economy: a sharp drop, then a quick bounce-back as the virus … more
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