Texas reports record number of virus cases, hospitalizations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A record number of people with the coronavirus were in Texas hospitals…

UN: Migrants in Yemen are blamed for virus, stranded, abused

CAIRO (AP) – Over the course of Yemen’s civil war, African migrants determined to reach oil-rich…

Nevada Legislature passes plea for more federal relief money

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – After poring line-by-line over cuts proposed by Nevada state agencies, Republicans…

Victims’ lawyer: Drug-diluting pharmacist set to be released

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A former Missouri pharmacist who pleaded guilty in a scheme to…

AP sources: About 10 MLB umpires opt out over virus concerns

About 10 Major League Baseball umpires have opted out this season, choosing not to work games…

Danny Duffy to start opening day for Royals against Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Left-hander Danny Duffy will start for the Kansas City Royals when…

$500 relief checks OK’d for people waiting for benefits

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon legislative committee on Tuesday unanimously approved the distribution of one-time…

Walz, Flanagan announce $100M housing assistance program

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Tuesday announced a…

Louisiana board sets minimum standards for school reopenings

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Teachers and students will have to wear face coverings as much…

Puig picks Braves, Glasnow makes strong return to Rays

Opening day rosters gained clarity on Tuesday when the Atlanta Braves reached an agreement with Yasiel…

Latino groups sue to stop Iowa absentee ballot procedure law

Two Latino advocacy groups on Tuesday sued the state of Iowa over a law that prohibits…

Coronavirus splits U.S. along party lines

The coronavirus knows no party affiliation, but the response to the U.S. epidemic is increasingly splitting…

California narrows testing priority as virus cases surge

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – With coronavirus cases rising fast, California overhauled its guidelines Tuesday for who…

Mississippi Capitol outbreak: At least 41 with coronavirus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – At least 30 Mississippi legislators and 11 other people who work in…

McConnell: GOP virus aid for schools, others out next week

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he’ll begin to roll out details…

10 more confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Utah tallied 10 more confirmed deaths from the coronavirus Tuesday, the…

Justice Ginsburg treated in hospital for possible infection

WASHINGTON (AP) – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was being treated for a possible infection and was…

Tennessee gov to do ‘whatever it takes’ in abortion fight

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday that he will do “whatever it…

Anthony Fauci tells students to separate politics, science on coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, offered encouragement — tinged by…

New Mexico COVID-19 death toll tops 550

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico health officials on Tuesday reporting an additional 227 COVID-19…