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Virus tolls similar despite governors“ contrasting actions
2021-03-13 15:18:19 FILE - In this June 1, 2020 file photo, Charles Perez wears a protective face mask and gloves as he waits on tables at the Morada Bay Beach Cafe in Islamorada, in the Florida Keys, during the new coronavirus pandemic. Repealing statewide mask mandates and criticizing the Biden administration’s unemployment-based formula for distributing billions in federal aid has put Republic
For Biden, there“s no place like a weekend home in Delaware
2021-03-13 13:50:56 FILE - In this March 12, 2021, file photo President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden walk to a motorcade vehicle after stepping off Marine One at Delaware Air National Guard Base in New Castle, Del. The Bidens are spending the weekend at their home in Delaware. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — As he stood in the Rose Garden celebrating his first big
Nurses fight conspiracy theories along with coronavirus
2021-03-13 14:51:01 Emergency room nurse L'Erin Ogle stands at dawn before starting her 12-hour shift at a nearby hospital Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Overland Park, Kan. After a year of working long hours taking care of COVID-19 patients, Ogle feels obligated to speak out when she sees misinformation related to the pandemic in her community. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Los Angeles emergency room nu


Marvin Hagler, middleweight boxing great, dies at 66
2021-03-14 00:31:51 Marvin Hagler, the middleweight boxing great whose title reign and career ended with a split-decision loss to “Sugar” Ray Leonard in 1987, died Saturday. He was 66. Wife Kay G. Hagler confirmed the death on Facebook on the verified Marvelous Marvin Hagler Fan Club page. “I am sorry to make a very sad announcement,” she wrote. “Today unfortunately my beloved husband Marvelous M
In Louisville, Breonna Taylor’s family honors her legacy
2021-03-13 15:42:12 On the one year anniversary of her death, Breonna Taylor 's family will gather in downtown Louisville Saturday to honor Taylor's legacy and continue their demand for justice. (March 13) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — On the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death , the slain Black woman's family continued their call for justice as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown
Chicago River dyed green in surprise move by city“s mayor
2021-03-13 17:42:41 Crews on boats begin dumping green dye into The Chicago River on Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Chicago. The river has been dyed a bright shade of green ahead of St. Patrick’s Day, after Mayor Lori Lightfoot reversed an earlier decision not to tint the waterway for second year because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Abel Uribe /Chicago Tribune via AP) CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Riv
Spacewalkers take extra safety precautions for toxic ammonia
2021-03-13 13:22:44 In this image provided by NASA shows NASA astronauts Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Saturday, March 13, 2021. The astronauts are rearranging space station plumbing and tackling other odd jobs. The work should have been completed a week ago, but power upgrades took longer than expected. (NASA via AP) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
In a pandemic, Navajo community steps up for its vulnerable
2021-03-13 16:30:07 Raymond Clark stands in front of his makeshift washing station in his home in Teesto, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Teesto workers, health representatives, volunteers and neighbors keep close tabs on another to ensure the most vulnerable citizens get the help they need. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca) TEESTO, Ariz. (AP) — For as long as Raymond Clark has
UK: Hundreds defy virus restrictions to remember slain woman
2021-03-13 11:26:34 People gather, at the band stand in Clapham Common, in memory of Sarah Everard, after an official vigil was cancelled, in London, Saturday, March 13, 2021. A serving British police officer accused of the kidnap and murder of a woman in London has appeared in court for the first time. Wayne Couzens, 48, is charged with kidnapping and killing 33-year-old Sarah Everard, who went
AP Interview: Afghan minister warns US against hasty retreat
2021-03-13 18:23:38 Afghan Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi speaks during an interview to the Associated Press at the Ministry of the Interior in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, March. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi said Saturday that Afghan security forces can hold their ground even if U.S. troops withdraw, challenging a w
Patterns emerge in jury screening for trial in Floyd“s death
2021-03-13 15:17:05 En esta imagen tomada de video, se ve al abogado Eric Nelson y a la derecha su cliente, el exoficial de policía de Minneapolis, Derek Chauvin, escuchando al juez Peter Cahill, en una audiencia en el juzgado del condado Hennepin, en Minnesotta, el 11 de marzo de 2021. Chauvin está acusado de la muerte de George Floyd, un hombre negro, el 25 de mayo de 2020. (Court TV/Pool via P
Call of the wild: Great outdoors is great escape in pandemic
2021-03-13 17:58:52 FILE - Erin Jaske and Scott Sandridge cross country ski across the Manette bridge in Bremerton, Wash., on a snowy day, in this Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, file photo. During the pandemic, people around the world sought relief from lock downs and working from home in leisure sports. (Meegan M. Reid/Kitsap Sun via AP, File)/Kitsap Sun via AP For those venturing off the beaten path,
J-Rod continues: Lopez, Rodriguez say they“re still together
2021-03-13 17:37:16 FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020 file photo, Jennifer Lopez, left, and Alex Rodriguez take a selfie as they arrive at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. Lopez and Rodriguez said Saturday, March 13, 2021, in a statement that reports of their split are inaccurate, and they are working things through. A day earlier, multipl
“Nothing but problems“: Shipwreck tear-down enters 5th month
2021-03-13 14:09:01 FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, a Moran tugboat nears the stern of the capsizing vessel Golden Ray near St. Simons Sound off the coast of Georgia. Demolition of the large cargo ship along the coast of Georgia is entering its fifth month, with work to chop the ship into eight large pieces going far slower than the salvage crew anticipated. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton,
Rescue aid package may reduce inequality, but for how long?
2021-03-13 16:27:04 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., holds an enrollment ceremony for the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have celebrated President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan as a blow against one of Ame
Anti-abortion bills abound; their fate in court is unknown
2021-03-13 15:14:08 FILE - The Montana House of Representatives holds a floor session in the State Capitol in Helena, Mont. on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. Emboldened by a conservative Supreme Court, Republican state lawmakers are rushing to enact abortion limits, including outright bans intended to test the landmark Roe v Wade decision. More abortion restrictions already have been enacted into law tha
The Latest: US air travel on the rebound despite pandemic
2021-03-13 09:00:20 A police officer patrols in the Chatelet area amidst the new coronavirus pandemic, in Paris, Saturday, March 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) WASHINGTON - Commercial air travel appears to be on the upswing despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Transportation Security Administration said its agents screened more than 1.3 million passengers at airport security checkpoints nat
Warp-speed spending and other surreal stats of COVID times
2021-03-13 13:16:38 FILE - In this Thursday, March 11, 2021, file photo, a health worker loads syringes with the vaccine on the first day of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine being made available to residents at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles. California officials say much of the state will be able to reopen next week to indoor activities as coronavirus case rates remain low. At the
Bolivia arrests ex-leader in crackdown on opposition
2021-03-13 14:16:30 Bolivia's former Interim President Jeanine Áñez, center, who has been detained, is escorted Bolivian Police Commander Jhonny Aguilera at the military airport in El Alto, Bolivia, Saturday, March 13, 2021. Prosecutors ordered the arrest Áñez and several former ministers for sedition. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The conservative interim president who led Bolivi
Medically vulnerable in US put near end of vaccine line
2021-03-13 13:53:36 Maura Wozniak poses for a picture on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in Huntersville, N.C. Wozniak, a 42-year-old mother of 2 has cystic fibrosis and also has undergone lung transplants and has been moved into group 4, just ahead of the general public receive the COVID-19 vaccination. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Ann Camden learned last month that her 17-year-old
Police detain participants in Russian opposition forum
2021-03-13 10:57:07 A man stands near a police bus after he was detained in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, March 13, 2021. Russian police on Saturday detained about 150 participants of a forum of independent members of municipal councils, an action that comes amid the authorities' multi-pronged crackdown on dissent. Police showed up at the gathering in Moscow shortly after it opened, saying that all t
One very jumbled year: Glimpses of AP“s pandemic journalism
2021-03-13 10:00:07 Emergency room nurse L'Erin Ogle poses with coronavirus signs after getting off a 12-hour shift at a nearby hospital where she works Monday, March 8, 2021, in Overland Park, Kan. After a year of working long hours taking care of COVID-19 patients, Ogle feels obligated to speak out when she sees misinformation related to the pandemic in her community. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
How Cuomo investigation, possible impeachment could play out
2021-03-13 12:43:34 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a vaccination site on Monday, March 8, 2021, in New York. A lawyer for Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that she reported a groping allegation made against him to local police after the woman involved declined to press charges herself. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool) NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged New Yorkers to “wait for the facts.
Democratic push to revive earmarks divides Republicans
2021-03-13 05:30:45 FILE - In this June 4, 2020, file photo, Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A dirty word for many Republicans is making the rounds on Capitol Hill -- earmarks. For nearly a decade, both chambers of Congress have abided by a ban on earmarks, or spending requested by a lawmaker to fund a specific project or institution back home. But D
New Zealand marks 2 years since Christchurch mosque killings
2021-03-13 04:32:11 Temel Atacocugu, right, who survived being shot nine times during the attack on the Al Noor mosque, cries as he speaks at a National Remembrance Service, Saturday, March 13, 2021, in Christchurch, New Zealand. The service marks the second anniversary of a shooting massacre in which 51 worshippers were killed at two Christchurch mosques by a white supremacist. (Kai Schwoerer/Po
UN urges Somalia to organize elections without delay
2021-03-13 05:30:30 Security forces block a street with an armored personnel carrier during protests against the government and the delay of the country's election in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. Security forces in Somalia's capital fired on hundreds of people protesting the delay of the country's election on Friday as at least one explosion was reported at the internatio
Black scholar: It“s time France confronts its colonial past
2021-03-13 07:54:21 Pap Ndiaye, a Black French scholar and expert on the U.S. civil rights movement poses for a photo inside France's National Museum of the History of Immigration, in Paris, Thursday, March 11, 2021. Ndiaye, who is taking over France’s state-run immigration museum, advocates for a better understanding of France's long history of slavery and colonialism and the role of immigration
Stay or go? Fence, Guard pose Capitol security questions
2021-03-13 05:08:03 National Guard open a gate in the razor wire topped perimeter fence around the Capitol allow another member in at sunrise in Washington, Monday, March 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Nobody, it seems, wants to keep the security fence around the U.S. Capitol anymore — except the police who fought off the horrific attack on Jan. 6. Lawmakers call the razor-t
4 killed as Myanmar forces continue crackdown on protesters
2021-03-13 08:30:43 Anti-coup protesters practice a defense formation with makeshift shields during a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, March 13, 2021. Security forces in Myanmar on Saturday again met protests against last month's military takeover with lethal force, killing at least four people by shooting live ammunition at demonstrators. (AP Photo) MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Security f


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