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Black Lives Matter protesters on Wednesday applauded charges against the husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey. Video shows David Lacey pointing a gun at demonstrators who knocked on the couple's door on March 2.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says he believes President Donald Trump's administration still lacks a sufficient strategy to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
New York's attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to dissolve the powerful gun advocacy organization over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions of dollars for personal use.
President Donald Trump is heading to Ohio, forced to play defense in states he led comfortably months ago. Trump plans to promote the economic prosperity that much of the nation enjoyed before the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., staked out a firm position to extend a lapsed $600 per-week bonus jobless benefit and demanded generous child care aid as talks resume with White House negotiators.
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Here's the latest for Thursday August 6th: Trump considers executive action for eviction ban, unemployment relief; Riot declared in Portland; Washington Governor recommends many schools keep learning online; France struggles to meet COVID-19 test ...
Late Wednesday, Portland, Oregon police declared a riot and said they believe an explosive had been left outside a police precinct. Earlier, protesters rammed the building with a wooden beam and started a small fire next to it.
Pygmy hogs - the world's smallest and rarest wild pig - are under a virus lockdown. Not because of the coronavirus, but because of the first outbreak of African Swine Fever in India.
The use of tear gas to control crowds has soared in recent years. But researchers say most of what we know about its health effects is based on old data, and that there is no meaningful oversight.
Highlights of this day in history: The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II; LBJ signs the Voting Rights Act; Pope Paul VI dies; Scientist Alexander Fleming born; Funk singer Rick James dies.
Rep. James Clyburn said the COVID-19 crisis is much worse than the 2008 Great Recession. That's because the U.S. is without a national strategy to contain the coronavirus, he told The Associated Press in a "Newsmakers" interview.
Gov. Jay Inslee says schools in the majority of Washington’s counties should strongly consider online-only learning for students this fall due to COVID-19 and canceling or postponing sports and all other in-person extracurricular activities.
Here's the latest for Tuesday August 5th: Trump and Biden will give virtual acceptance speeches; US officials dispute Trump's claim that Beirut was attacked; Virginia first to roll out pandemic app; New Guinea a biodiversity hotspot for plants.
Tuesday night was a sleepless one for Fort Lauderdale, Florida resident Dany Habr. Habr told WPLG-TV that he was checking his phone for notifications nonstop after hearing that his friend in Beirut was missing after a massive blast shook the city.
US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he thinks the deadly explosion Tuesday in Lebanon that killed at least 100 people may have been an accident.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday repeated claims that the coronavirus will "go away like things go away," without elaborating on what he meant. "No question it will go away. Hopefully sooner rather than later," Trump told reporters.
Dina Salem of Los Angeles is making plans to fly to her hometown of Beirut to help with the clean up after a massive explosion flattened much of the city's port, killing at least 100 people and injuring thousands.
Aurora, Colorado's new police chief is pledging to fight racial bias after the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain and the handcuffing of Black girls over the weekend. Chief Vanessa Wilson apologized to the families in an Associated Press interview.
U.S. top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci shocked by death threats and family harassment, details political issues undermining plans public health experts laid out as early as 2005 to beat back pandemics in the country
The Trump administration will press ahead with efforts to extend a United Nations arms embargo on Iran despite widespread opposition to such a move at the world body, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday.