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  • US gig workers and self-employed face delays in jobless aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After Rich Cruse saw about $3,000 in income for his photography business quickly disappear to the coronavirus, he tried to apply for unemployment benefits in California. But like many states, his isn’t yet accepting claims from the self-employed like him. That’s left Cruse, 58, earning just meager pay driving for Uber Eats […]
  • 17-year-old killed by police in SC checking on car break ins

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who a police officer in South Carolina wanted to talk to about breaking into nearby cars was shot and killed by an officer after pulling out a gun during a chase, authorities said. The Columbia police officer was patrolling an area near Eau Clare High School around 6 p.m. […]
  • AP PHOTOS: Brooklyn rabbi leads the way with virtual Seder

    NEW YORK (AP) — For centuries, on the first and second nights of the Jewish holiday of Passover, the youngest child has asked his or her elders, “Why is this night different from all others?” This year, the nights are truly different. And Rabbi Shlomo Segal is among the spiritual leaders who are adapting to […]
  • Biden joins growing call for release of racial data on virus

    DETROIT (AP) — Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is joining a growing call for the release of comprehensive racial data on the coronavirus pandemic, which he says has put a spotlight on inequity and the impact of “structural racism.” Biden’s Medium post on Thursday said he is joining Democratic congressional members Ayanna Pressley, Kamala Harris, […]
  • Biden joins growing call for release of racial data on virus

    DETROIT (AP) — Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is joining a growing call for the release of comprehensive racial data on the coronavirus pandemic, which he says has put a spotlight on inequity and the impact of “structural racism,” according to a not-yet-published Medium post obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. Biden’s post said he […]
  • Yanks most valuable in MLB at $5 billion, Forbes estimates

    NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion. The Yankees are second among all sports in Forbes’ evaluations to the Dallas Cowboys, listed at $5.5 billion in […]
  • Yanks most valuable in MLB at $5 billion, Forbes estimates

    NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion. The Yankees are second among all sports in Forbes’ evaluations to the Dallas Cowboys, listed at $5.5 billion in […]
  • As virus kills, NYC shortens deadline for claiming dead

    NEW YORK (AP) — As New York City deals with a mounting coronavirus death toll and dwindling morgue space, the city has shortened the amount of time it will hold unclaimed remains before they are buried in the city’s public cemetery. Under the new policy, the medical examiner’s office will keep bodies in storage for […]
  • As virus kills, NYC shortens deadline for claiming dead

    NEW YORK (AP) — As New York City deals with a mounting coronavirus death toll and dwindling morgue space, the city has shortened the amount of time it will hold unclaimed remains before they are buried in the city’s public cemetery. Under the new policy, the medical examiner’s office will keep bodies in storage for […]
  • Epstein tied to $336K donated to Wexner Center at Ohio State

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A review released by Ohio State University on Thursday identified $336,000 in donations and pledges that the university received from Jeffrey Epstein and his foundation, a sum the school said it was donating immediately to fight human trafficking. All the donations went to the Wexner Center for the Arts, a campus […]
  • Epstein tied to $336K donated to Wexner Center at Ohio State

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A review released by Ohio State University on Thursday identified $336,000 in donations and pledges that the university received from Jeffrey Epstein and his foundation, a sum the school said it was donating immediately to fight human trafficking. All the donations went to the Wexner Center for the Arts, a campus […]
  • Sheriff: Woman put porn-stuffed Easter eggs in mailboxes

    BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) — A woman is accused of putting plastic Easter eggs filled with pornographic and other images inside mailboxes of homes in north Florida, sheriff’s officials said. Flagler County Sheriff’s officials said they began getting calls about the eggs April 5. On Wednesday evening, more calls came in, according to a post on […]
  • Great Lakes get extra funds for cleanups, invasive species

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Additional funds provided by Congress for Great Lakes environmental improvements will be used to hasten cleanups of highly toxic sites and step up work on other longstanding forms of pollution, federal officials said Thursday. Lawmakers last fall put $320 million into the 2020 budget for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, […]
  • Yellowstone closure likely to delay summer tourist season

    CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park likely won’t reopen until May or later, delaying the start of its traditional summer season for millions of tourists because of the coronavirus outbreak, a park official said. “I don’t foresee us opening in the month of April,” park Superintendent Cam Sholly told Park County commissioners in a […]
  • Georgia postpones primaries again because of coronavirus

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia on Thursday postponed primary elections for the second time this year because of the coronavirus, pushing back primaries scheduled for May to June. The move came a day after New Jersey and Virginia joined at least 15 other states in delaying their primaries amid the coronavirus pandemic so election officials can […]
  • Some churches confront virus restrictions on Easter services

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — At the holiest time of year for Christians, churches are wrestling with how to hold services amid the coronavirus outbreak, and in some cases, that has set up showdowns with local governments over restrictions that forbid large gatherings. Many churches are offering parishioners livestreaming options so they can observe Good […]
  • 5-year-old Alaska girl is serious about keeping people safe

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nova Knight is 5, and very serious about keeping others safe during the coronavirus outbreak. She said so in a video, the Fairbanks, Alaska, resident made that’s been viewed more than 18,000 times and drawn the praise of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I’m sorry if you can’t go to your […]
  • Night lights at school fields across nation a ‘sign of hope’

    The virus outbreak weighed heavily on Brett Beesley’s heart and mind as the Dumas High School principal drove past the stadium along the main highway in his Texas Panhandle town. Seeking to brighten the spiritsof his suddenly disconnected students in a gloomy and frightening time, he made a decision. They should turn on the lights. […]
  • Former Fox execs stay free on $15M bond each in soccer case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two former 21st Century Fox Inc. executives were allowed to remain free on $15 million appearance bonds, three days after they were indicted as part of the U.S. government’s investigation of soccer corruption. Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez were arraigned Thursday on wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with […]
  • Man awaiting retrial in deadly warehouse blaze may be freed

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man awaiting retrial in a fire that killed 36 partygoers at a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse may be released from jail because of the coronavirus outbreak. An Alameda County Superior Court Judge is likely to release Derick Almena from the Santa Rita Jail and place him in an electronic […]

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