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Next virus aid package could swell past $1T

WASHINGTON (AP) - The price tag for the next COVID-19 aid package could quickly swell above $1 trillion as White House negotiators negotiate with Congress over money to reopen schools, prop up small businesses, boost virus testing and keep cash … more

U.S. accuses Chinese hackers in targeting of COVID-19 research

WASHINGTON - Hackers working with the Chinese government targeted firms developing vaccines for the coronavirus and stole hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of intellectual property and trade secrets from companies across the world, the Justice … more

Are you carrying the COVID-15?

NEW YORK - When Allison Weiss Brady and Michael Ladin emerged from weeks of locking down during the pandemic, they needed new clothes in new sizes - for different reasons. Brady, 49, a charity fundraiser from a Philadelphia suburb, had been … more

Trump to send federal agents to Chicago, maybe other cities

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is planning to deploy federal agents to Chicago and possibly other Democrat-run cities as he continues to assert federal power and use the Department of Homeland Security in unprecedented, politicized … more

AP answers: Is it safe to go to the gym during the coronavirus pandemic?

It depends on where you live and the precautions you and the gym take. If cases of COVID-19 are poorly controlled where you live, experts say it's best to stay away. But if you live in an area where the spread is being contained, there are ways … more

Rich Americans spew more carbon pollution at home than poor

Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive study of U.S. residential carbon footprints. Scientists studied 93 million housing units in the nation to analyze how much … more

Trump faces divisions with Senate GOP on virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump insisted "good things" were underway on the next COVID-19 aid package Monday as he met with Republican congressional leaders, but new divisions between the Senate GOP and the White House posed fresh … more

AP says it will capitalize Black but not white

NEW YORK - After changing its usage rules last month to capitalize the word "Black" when used in the context of race and culture, The Associated Press on Monday said it would not do the same for "white." The AP said white people in general … more

Remembering John Lewis, civil rights icon and `American hero'

WASHINGTON (AP) — People paid great heed to John Lewis for much of his life in the civil rights movement. But at the very beginning — when he was just a kid wanting to be a minister … more

Former federal officials urge more efforts to bolster economy

WASHINGTON - Former Federal Reserve Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen urged Congress on Friday to do more to help the economy deal with the devastating coronavirus pandemic, such as extending increased unemployment benefits and providing … more

Military medics deploy in Calif., Texas as virus surges

MIAMI - Teams of military medics were deployed in Texas and California to help hospitals deluged by coronavirus patients, as Miami-area authorities began stepping up enforcement Friday of a mask requirement - echoing efforts in many parts of the … more

Pentagon bans Confederate flag in way to avoid Trump's wrath

WASHINGTON (AP) - After weeks of wrangling, the Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, in a carefully worded policy that doesn't mention the word ban or that specific flag. The policy, laid out in a memo … more

AP answers: Can a pregnant woman spread the coronavirus to her fetus?

By The Associated Press It's possible, but it seems to be relatively rare, and scientists think they know why that is. Many viruses can cross the placenta and infect a fetus in the womb, and evidence has been growing that the coronavirus … more

New studies clarify what drugs help, hurt for COVID-19

Fresh studies give more information about what treatments do or don't work for COVID-19, with high-quality methods that give reliable results.British researchers on Friday published their research on … more

Mayor of Portland to Trump: Get your troops out of the city

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland demanded Friday that President Donald Trump remove militarized federal agents he deployed to the city after some detained people on streets far from … more

Republicans eye sweeping shield from coronavirus liability

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new plan from Senate Republicans to award businesses, schools, and universities sweeping exemptions from lawsuits arising from inadequate coronavirus safeguards is putting … more

Unemployment plummets in S.C. as hospitals warn crisis looming

By reopening South Carolina after this spring's COVID-19 shutdown, more than 100,000 people went back to work in June, according to unemployment figures released Friday. But also on Friday, doctors in Greenville joined hospital officials in the … more

Justice Ginsburg says cancer has returned, but won't retire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court.The 87-year-old Ginsburg, … more

Coronavirus data is funneled away from CDC, sparking worries

NEW YORK (AP) — Hospital data related to the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. will now be collected by a private technology firm, rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … more

Q&A: What's behind the Twitter Bitcoin hack?

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of world leaders, celebrities and tech moguls on Wednesday in one of the most high-profile security breaches in recent years, … more
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