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  • North Korea toughens rules of entry to sea to fight virus

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is further toughening restrictions on entering seawaters as part of elevated steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic, state media said Sunday, two days after South Korea said the North had banned sea fishing. The Korean Central News Agency reported the country is mobilizing more anti-virus units and establishing […]
  • Colorado governor tests positive for coronavirus

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has tested positive for the coronavirus. Polis and his partner, Marlon Reis, both have COVID-19 and are asymptomatic, the governor said in a statement Saturday night. Polis had started quarantining Wednesday after he said he was exposed to the virus. Polis had tweeted late Wednesday that he tested […]
  • Governor nixes parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newson has reversed parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, marking the fourth time a governor has blocked her release. A California panel recommended parole in July for Van Houten, who has spent nearly five decades in prison. Newsom reversed her release once previously and his predecessor, […]
  • Pennsylvania high court rejects lawsuit challenging election

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court’s order preventing the state from certifying dozens of contests on its Nov. 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the battleground state. The state Supreme Court, in a unanimous […]
  • Iowa GOP congressional candidate holds lead after recount

    CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — A Republican candidate is hanging onto a single-digit lead in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District after a recount in a race that will help determine the size of Democrats’ majority in the House of Representatives. Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks had just six more votes than Democrat Rita Hart after the recount wrapped up […]
  • Researchers advise 3-week shutdown amid coronavirus surge in Arizona

    The COVID-19 surge will present a hospital crisis that could become a disaster unless Arizona implements additional measures, university researchers said.
  • Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sarah Fuller was playing around with a teammate a couple months ago when she kicked a soccer ball through the uprights from 45 yards away. She joked about being able to kick a football with teammates during the Southeastern Conference soccer tournament. On Saturday, she made history. Fuller became the first […]
  • Outbreak puts Ohio State’s championship hopes in jeopardy

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State officials are unsure when the team can practice again, let alone play next week at Michigan State, after an outbreak of COVID-19 put the No. 3 Buckeyes’ Big Ten title hopes in danger. “I have no clue what this afternoon or tomorrow will bring or next week will bring,” […]
  • Police: Man killed dad’s cat with frying pan on Thanksgiving

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have arrested a man accused of killing his father’s cat with a frying pan on Thanksgiving — a day after he was released on bail for a separate incident. The Bangor Daily News reports that 43-year-old Ryan T. Carleton faces new charges including animal cruelty and violating the […]
  • Police: DC officer killed by wife in apparent murder-suicide

    WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman fatally shot her police officer husband and then killed herself, authorities said. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said that police found two people dead inside their home in Waldorf on Friday. Police said they found evidence that the woman had shot her husband and then herself. Authorities identified […]