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Hundreds of people staged a demonstration near the home of a Missouri couple who pointed guns at protesters last week during a protest against the city's mayor Lyda Krewson.
California headed into the Fourth of July weekend Friday under classic sunny summer skies and new health orders that temporarily put many popular beaches off-limits and canceled fireworks shows in an effort to prevent runaway coronavirus infections.
Arizona is seeing record demand for hospital beds as the state struggles to control a surge in COVID-19 cases. On Wednesday, the state broke several of its own records for additional cases, deaths and hospitalizations.
An attorney for the family of a 23-year-old man killed in a police chokehold last year says they may seek federal civil rights penalties. One of the officers was fired after photos surfaced of officers joking about Elijah McClain's death.
One of the three white officers who stopped Elijah McClain has been fired over photos showing colleagues reenacting the chokehold used before the Black man died last year, according to documents from prosecutors.
Here are the top stories for Friday, July 3: Trump heads to Mt. Rushmore for fireworks display; Chicago urges social distancing for July 4th; More than 160 dead in Myanmar landslide; Washington Redskins eyes nickname change.
The Houston Astros resumed training Friday at their home field in the midst of a pandemic. Major League Baseball is set to start later this month with no fans and a shortened season.
A man robbing a gas station convenience store fatally shot a bystander before being killed in a wild shootout with another bystander, police in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale said Friday morning.
Chicago officials say people traveling to the city from 15 states with increasing numbers of confirmed cases of the coronavirus will have to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival or face possible fines. The order takes effect Monday.
Chicago's mayor is warning her city's bars and restaurants to limit capacity this Fourth of July weekend and threatens to shut them down if they fail to follow social distancing rules.
The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests in recent weeks.
The U.S. is headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled and several other restrictions, but it hasn't stopped boaters from heading out to sandbars in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Prince Royce says he was shocked at COVID-19 diagnosis; Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film "Songbird"; Christina Ricci files for divorce from husband of 7 years.
One of the stars of "Hamilton" - Christopher Jackson - hopes Broadway will become more inclusive, but only if it nurtures young composers, theater makers, and actors of color.
At least 80 students living in a dozen fraternity houses near the University of Washington campus in Seattle have reported testing positive for COVID-19, with hundreds of results pending, the university says.
Here's the latest for Friday July 3rd: Pelosi, Schumer blast Trump over Russia-Afghanistan allegations; Texas governor makes masks mandatory in public for most of state; Coronavirus outbreak in U. of Washington frat houses; NJ casinos reopen.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state, a dramatic ramp-up of the Republican's efforts to control spiking numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.
Highlights of this day in history: Union forces win the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War; George Washington takes charge of the Continental Army; Algeria gains independence; Actor Tom Cruise born; Singer Jim Morrison dies.