California virus ‘strike teams’ issue few citations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Newly formed “strike teams” of state inspectors contacted thousands of California businesses…

Businesses tied to Oklahoma congressmen enjoy federal loans

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Family businesses of two Oklahoma congressmen received at least $1.8 million from…

Indiana officials investigate report of assault on Black man

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – A Black man says a group of white men assaulted him and threatened…

Kayleigh McEnany credits ‘historic response’ for declining U.S. coronavirus death rate

The White House has been hammered over President Trump’s claim Saturday that 99% of all novel…

White House says Trump tweet neutral on NASCAR flying Confederate flag

The White House was forced onto the defensive on Monday after President Trump said NASCAR had…

New York man shot dead while walking through intersection with 6-year-old daughter

Police in New York City are searching for a suspect they say opened fire on a…

Chuck Grassley to miss Republican National Convention for first time in 40 years over coronavirus concerns

For the first time in 40 years, Sen. Chuck Grassley will not be in attendance at…

Gov. DeSantis Defends Trump Coronavirus Comments, Says Mortality for Healthy Young People ‘Pretty Much Zero’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s comment that “99 percent” of…

Sanzaar head confident of Rugby Championship in 2020

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – The head of southern hemisphere body SANZAAR is confident the Rugby…

Nearly 150k New Jersey businesses get $17.2B in loans

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – A total of 147,550 New Jersey businesses got $17.2 billion in loans…

Kristi Noem, exposed to coronavirus, flew with Donald Trump on Air Force One

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Shortly after fireworks above Mount Rushmore disappeared into the night sky on…

Justin Trudeau declines Donald Trump White House invitation

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the…

Reeves isolating while awaiting COVID test results

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s Republican governor said Monday he is isolating himself after coming into…

Wyoming town to require face masks in most businesses

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – A town in northwestern Wyoming will require people to wear face masks…

Woman charged after accusing black man who was bird watching of ‘threatening’ her

A white woman who called the police on a black man while he was bird watching…

Purdue Pharma co-owner Jonathan Sackler dead at 65

Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, announced through a court filing that co-owner Jonathan Sackler has…

Jim Jordan asks former US attorney to counter Mueller prosecutor’s ‘double-hearsay statements’

The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is seeking a “firsthand recollection” from the former…

Proposed Louisiana constitutional amendment could limit government growth

A bill Louisiana lawmakers approved this year is meant to slow the growth of state spending…

MLS MVP Carlos Vela will skip LAFC’s trip to Orlando tourney

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major League Soccer MVP Carlos Vela will not accompany Los Angeles FC…

2022 Qatar World Cup cuts jobs after ‘efficiency exercise’

Organizers of the 2022 World Cup have become the latest Qatari state entity to make staff…