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Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

August 1, 2020

“Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry more than seven years after the marathon bombing killed three people and injured more than 260 others, a federal appeals court noted as it threw... more »»

Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home

August 1, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown. more »»

Portland protest peaceful after federal presence reduced

August 1, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than a thousand people showed up in downtown Portland early Saturday to peacefully protest, about three days after the announcement that the presence of U.S. more »»

Connie Culp, 1st US partial face transplant recipient, dies

August 1, 2020

Connie Culp, the recipient of the first partial face transplant in the U.S., has died at 57, almost a dozen years after the groundbreaking operation. more »»

Health officials link US salmonella outbreak to red onions

August 1, 2020

Federal health officials say an outbreak of salmonella infecting nearly 400 people in more than 30 states has been linked to red onions, and identified a California company as the likely source. more »»

Financially struggling zoos could be latest pandemic victims

August 1, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began keeping visitors at home, the jaguars and chimpanzees at the Oakland Zoo have enjoyed the quiet, venturing out to areas of their exhibits... more »»

Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests

August 1, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — When some 45,000 coronavirus test kits went unused during a 12-day testing blitz in Phoenix's hardest-hit Latino neighborhoods, it was clear Arizona health officials failed to... more »»

States eager to expand broadband, wary of CARES Act deadline

August 1, 2020

Fearful of losing federal pandemic dollars, officials from states across the country are rushing to finish projects by the end of the year aimed at expanding broadband internet into underserved... more »»

Virtual school: Teachers want to improve but training varies

August 1, 2020

After a rocky transition to distance learning last spring, Georgia teacher Aimee Rodriguez Webb is determined to do better this fall. more »»

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

August 1, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls... more »»

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

August 1, 2020

A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for... more »»

Midair collision kills state legislator, 6 others in Alaska

August 1, 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven people, including an Alaska state lawmaker, died Friday when two small airplanes collided in midair near the airport in Soldotna, a small community on Alaska’s Kena... more »»

Marine vehicle deep under sea, complicating rescue search

August 1, 2020

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military seafaring assault vehicle that sank off the coast of Southern California is under hundreds feet of water, beyond the reach of divers and complicating rescue efforts fo... more »»

Students return to campus amid virus growth in some states

July 31, 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first wave of college students returning to their dorms aren't finding the typical mobs of students and parents. more »»

3 charged in massive Twitter hack, Bitcoin scam

July 31, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — A British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen were identified by authorities Friday as the hackers who earlier this month took over Twitter accounts of prominent politicians,... more »»

Supreme Court won't halt challenged border wall projects

July 31, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declined by a 5-4 vote Friday to halt the Trump administration's construction of portions of the border wall with Mexico following a recent lower court ruling ... more »»

DC releases police footage from 2018 deaths of 3 Black men

July 31, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from the D.C. more »»

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

July 31, 2020

A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for... more »»

 
 
 

 

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