Inside the Beltway: Caution: Democratic Convention ahead

Batten down the hatches. The Democratic National Convention begins Monday starring former Vice President Joseph R.…

Another COVID-19 cluster reported in UNC-Chapel Hill housing

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) – Another cluster of positive COVID-19 cases within student housing was announced…

Minnesota records 7 new COVID deaths, 754 new cases

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota health officials on Sunday reported seven new COVID-19 deaths, raising…

Wisconsin reports 685 newly confirmed COVID cases, 1 death

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin health officials on Sunday reported 685 newly confirmed cases of the…

South Dakota report 1 new death from COVID, 156 new cases

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health reports one new death from…

Group of Parents Sue Florida School District over Mask Mandate for Students

From Getty Images: “TAMPA, FL – AUGUST 06: Social distancing signs are visible during Hillsborough County…

Chief: Protester kicks at biker during Sturgis rally

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – A protester was arrested after kicking at a biker during the annual…

At least 15 killed in car bomb attack and siege at Somali hotel, police say

Police in Mogadishu, Somalia, say at least 15 people were killed and over a dozen were…

‘This is a tragedy’: Forty-nine people shot over 72 hours in New York City

Nearly 50 people were shot over a 72-hour span in New York City this weekend. Between…

WSJ’s McGurn Speaks Out on China Snatching Hong Kong Publisher Jimmy Lai: ‘I’m His Godfather, This is Very Personal for Me’

The Wall Street Journal’s William McGurn took aim at China in a Sunday interview for arresting…

Analysis: Louisiana virus tracking effort hits roadblocks

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana’s work to track coronavirus cases, to help slow the spread…

An Andretti wins 1st Indy 500 pole for family in 33 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Marco Andretti was 2 months old the last time his venerable facing family…

AP WAS THERE: 2008 Beijing Olympics – Phelps wins 8 golds

EDITORS – With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The…

State employee killed after mask dispute disciplined 3 times

DETROIT (AP) – A state employee who was accused of stabbing a man after a face…

‘I’m gonna seek it’: Mother of slain 5-year-old wants death penalty for son’s suspected killer

The mother of 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant, who was shot and killed last weekend while playing outside…

NCAA’s top doctor: COVID-19 testing needs to improve to play

The NCAA’s chief medical officer says there is a narrow path to playing college sports during…

US reps eye mental health telemedicine for rural veterans

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine congressman is working across the aisle with a Republican from…

Tlaib votes ‘no’ on Democratic Party 2020 platform and nominates Bernie Sanders as president

Rep. Rashida Tlaib voted “no” on the Democratic Party’s 2020 platform because it does not include…

Plane intercepted in no-flight zone near Trump golf course, Secret Service says

A small aircraft was intercepted after it flew into restricted airspace near President Trump’s New Jersey…

‘It’s just disgusting to look at’: New Yorkers report garbage piling up in city parks as coronavirus forces budget cuts

Recent budget cuts in New York City have left things in some public parks around the…