Nigerian president leaves protest shootings out of speech

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that…

Mute buttons and plexiglass: Inside the final 2020 debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – While millions of people will be watching on television, only around 200…

Whitmer, Dems launching 4-day bus tour with Biden’s campaign

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is launching a four-day bus tour across Michigan with…

Gov. Charlie Baker announces $774M economic stimulus package

BOSTON (AP) – Gov. Charlie Baker announced a $774 million plan Thursday that he said will…

Minnesota tops 2,300 COVID-19 deaths as coronavirus surges

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Health reported 1,574 new cases of the coronavirus and…

Court won’t revive state fraud charges against Manafort

NEW YORK (AP) – New York judges on Thursday upheld a lower judge’s decision to dismiss…

Delay makes showdown bigger for undefeated Steelers, Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Titans have been through so much dealing with the NFL’s…

Reno jail reports 16 COVID-19 cases; prompts lockdown

RENO, Nev. (AP) – A detention facility in Reno is under lockdown to conduct contact tracing…

Schools leader quits after appearing to mock Asian names

BOSTON (AP) – The chairperson of the Boston school board resigned Thursday after appearing to mock…

Kansas coronavirus positivity rate climbs above 20%

MISSION, Kan. (AP) – Kansas’ coronavirus positivity rate has climbed above 20%, even as one top…

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

JERUSALEM (AP) – Sudanese officials confirmed on Thursday that a senior U.S.-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan…

Finally! No. 5 Ohio State opens against rebuilding Nebraska

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio State receiver Chris Olave took a wrong turn in the end…

North Dakota posts new daily record for COVID-19 infections

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota remained as one of the worst spots in the nation…

Draw for European World Cup qualifying groups set for Dec. 7

ZURICH (AP) – The European qualifying groups for the 2022 World Cup will be drawn at…

Florida reports 5,558 new COVID-19 cases and 57 deaths

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida reported more than 5,500 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, raising the…

NYU to remove Sackler name following Purdue Pharma deal

NEW YORK (AP) – New York University’s Langone Medical Center will strip the Sackler name from…

Iowa reports 15 virus deaths, 1,401 confirmed positive cases

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Another 15 people have died of the coronavirus in Iowa and…

Nebraska virus hospitalizations surge along with new cases

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Nebraska continued to…

Pandemic hurts AT&T in 3rd quarter; wireless unit stable

NEW YORK (AP) – The pandemic continued to hit AT&T; through the third quarter as closed…

Santa Claus won’t be coming to Macy’s this year

NEW YORK (AP) – Macy’s said Santa Claus won’t be greeting kids at its flagship New…