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Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Seizing the power of his podium and his pen, President Donald Trump on Saturday ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage ... Read more

3 days ago by News Service Report.

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Astronauts pack up for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule Sunday afternoon

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two U.S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Students begin returning to college campuses with virus protocols in place

By BRYAN ANDERSON and JOHN RABY Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — The first wave of college students returning to their dorms aren’t finding the typical ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy plunging by a record-shattering 32.9% annual ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri

By JIM SALTER Associated Press CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Trump offers, Democrats reject fix for $600 jobless benefit

By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With aid expiring, the White House offered a short-term extension Thursday of a $600 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Poll finds nearly half of Americans say lost jobs won’t return

By Josh Boak and Emily Swanson Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of Americans whose families experienced a layoff during the coronavirus pandemic now ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Christopher Columbus statues taken down at two Chicago parks

CHICAGO (AP) — Two statues of Christopher Columbus that stood in Chicago parks were taken down early Friday at the direction of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Trump, GOP ally vow Confederate base names won’t change

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and a top Senate Republican are pushing Congress to preserve the names of military ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Tropical Storm Hanna forms; Gonzalo strength remains steady

MIAMI (AP) — Two tropical storms that broke records for being the earliest named Atlantic storms of their respective place in the alphabet have triggered ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Trump calls off Florida segment of GOP National Convention

By ZEKE MILLER and BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to the coronavirus threat, President Donald Trump on Thursday scrapped plans for a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Millions of students won’t be returning to classes in fall

By Freida Frisaro and David Cray Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Millions more children in the U.S. learned Friday that they’re unlikely to return ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Details released in Dale Jr. plane crash

By ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a pilot struggled to open a crashed airplane’s wing emergency exit as the aircraft began to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

GOP convention plans for Florida shrink as virus surges

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plans for a grand convention keep shrinking. The Republican National Committee announced Thursday that ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Statue to tennis star Arthur Ashe to stay put on Richmond’s Monument Avenue

By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On Richmond’s Monument Avenue, the collection of towering statues honoring Confederate veterans was interrupted by one ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

By JILL COLVIN and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Tropical Storm Fay weakens after making landfall near Atlantic City

By KAREN MATTHEWS and MICHAEL HILL Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Tropical Storm Fay made landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

First female soldier set to join a Green Beret team

By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, a female soldier has graduated from the Army’s elite Special Forces course ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Tropical Storm Fay edging away from Carolina coastline

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fay, the sixth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, began to edge away from the North Carolina coast Thursday ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

By Collin Binkley AP education writer President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Trump backs Dan Forest in governor’s race

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — President Donald Trump has endorsed the Republican who is aiming to deny Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

At Mount Rushmore, Trump says protesters seek to ‘defame’ heroes

By STEPHEN GROVES and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — Speaking to a largely maskless crowd at Mount Rushmore, President ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Police officers fired over photos of chokehold used on Elijah McClain

By PATTY NIEBERG and THOMAS PEIPERT Associated Press AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

With recent jobs surge, Trump sees sunshine but Biden says ‘no victory yet’

By STEVE PEOPLES AP National Political Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy just posted its best single-month job gain in history. U.S. unemployment ... Read more

1 month ago by News Service Report.

Trump signs ‘strong’ executive order to protect monuments

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to protect monuments, memorials and statues ... Read more

2 months ago by News Service Report.

Americans boost consumer spending 8.2%, partly erasing record plunge

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — American consumers increased their spending by a record 8.2% in May, partly erasing huge plunges the previous ... Read more

2 months ago by News Service Report.

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