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Spate of shootings raises fears of violent summer

CHICAGO - A spate of shootings during the past several days has law enforcement on edge, with some warning that a turbulent brew of a pandemic, protests against racism, historic surges in gun sales and a rancorous election year could make it an … more

U.S. citizens likely to be left out as Europe reopens borders

BRUSSELS - Americans are unlikely to be allowed into more than 30 European countries for business or tourism when the continent begins next week to open its borders to the world, due to the spread of the coronavirus and President Donald Trump's ban … more

Visitors to N.Y., N.J, Connecticut are told to isolate for 14 days

NEW YORK (AP) - New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival, beginning today, the three governors said. "We now have to make sure the rates … more

Virus cases surging among the young, endangering the elderly

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Coronavirus cases are climbing rapidly among young adults in a number of states where bars, stores and restaurants have reopened - a disturbing generational shift that not only puts them in greater peril than many … more

U.S. inmates got virus checks; IRS wants them back

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars across the United States, and now the IRS is asking state officials to help claw back the cash that the federal tax agency says … more

Fauci hopeful for a vaccine by late 2020 or early 2021

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Volunteers track down Hawaii's quarantine scofflaws

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Rising coronavirus infections seen worldwide

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AP answers COVID-19 questions: Is it safe to stay in hotels now?

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It depends on the precautions both you and the hotel take. It's best to call ahead to see how the place you're considering is working to minimize the risk of COVID-19. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … more

Obama raises $7.6 million at fundraiser for Biden's campaign

WASHINGTON - Former President Barack Obama warned Democrats against being "complacent or smug" about the presidential race at a grassroots fundraiser Tuesday for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, calling on viewers to learn the lessons from … more

Minority officers allege discrimination over booking of Chauvin

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Eight minority corrections officers who work at the jail holding a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd allege that they were barred from guarding or having contact with the officer … more

Florida virus infection total passes 100,000

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Planning for summer beach days? Doctors share COVID-19 safety tips

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2 dead, 7 wounded at N.C. block party

CHARLOTTE - Two people were killed and seven others were wounded early Monday when multiple people fired into a crowd at an impromptu celebration in North Carolina, police said. Five others were hit by vehicles. The shooting happened at an … more

Extended visa ban includes non-immigrants

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said Monday that it was extending a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year and adding many temporary work visas to the freeze, including those used heavily by technology … more

How black history is taught in schools faces new scrutiny

OKLAHOMA CITY - For decades, when it was discussed at all, the killing of hundreds of people in a prosperous black business district nearly a century ago was referred to as the Tulsa race riot. Under new standards developed by teachers, … more

Poll: Majority of Americans support police protests

NEW YORK - Ahead of the Juneteenth holiday weekend's demonstrations against systemic racism and police brutality, a majority of Americans say they approve of recent protests across the country. Many think they'll bring positive change. And … more

Study ties blood type to risk of COVID-19; O may help, A hurt

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Don't fall for COVID-19 student loan scams

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TSA official faults agency's response to coronavirus

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