Pieces of Columbus statue retrieved from Baltimore’s Harbor

Pieces of a Christopher Columbus statue have been retrieved from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Monday By The Associated Press July 6, 2020, 2:58 PM 2 min read BALTIMORE — Pieces of a Christopher Columbus statue were retrieved from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Monday, two days after protesters pulled down the figure and threw it into the […]

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$10,000 reward offered in Atlanta killing of 8-year-old girl

The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl has prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities in Atlanta search for at least two people who opened fire on the car she was riding in By Associated Press July 6, 2020, 1:40 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ATLANTA — The […]

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No more delays: What to know about the July 15 deadline

Tax procrastinators, your time is running out By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance Writer July 6, 2020, 12:59 PM 4 min read It’s time to do your taxes — no more delays. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. The […]

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Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college

The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure of school buildings this spring — a time when students were cut off from school counselors, and families hit with financial setbacks were reconsidering plans for higher education. In the first weeks of the pandemic, […]

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Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park

A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass has been ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches By The Associated Press July 6, 2020, 2:02 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from […]

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Prosecutors seek Friday court appearance for Epstein pal

Prosecutors have told a judge they’d like to schedule a Friday court appearance for Jeffrey Epstein’s associate on charges she helped him recruit women to sexually abuse By The Associated Press July 6, 2020, 2:01 AM 1 min read New York — Prosecutors on Sunday asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in […]

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6-year-old boy fatally shot in San Francisco neighborhood

Police say a 6-year-old boy was killed in a San Francisco shooting that left another person wounded By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 11:37 PM 1 min read SAN FRANCISCO — A 6-year-old boy was killed in a San Francisco shooting that left another person wounded, police said Sunday. Officers responding to reports of […]

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Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause

SEATTLE — A person killed Saturday when a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality was remembered Sunday as someone who was dedicated to the cause. The other person hit in the incident, meanwhile, remained in serious condition Sunday at a Seattle hospital. The deceased, […]

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Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have announced they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project due to delays and “increasing cost uncertainty.” By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press July 5, 2020, 10:56 PM 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article RICHMOND, Va. — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic […]

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Duke, Dominion cancel contested Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have announced they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project due to delays and “increasing cost uncertainty.” By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press July 5, 2020, 8:27 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article RICHMOND, Va. — The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced […]

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Former officer charged in Floyd’s death posts $750K bond

A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jail By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 4:09 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MINNEAPOLIS — A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd has been released from jail, […]

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Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

CHICAGO — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracies theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. Their latest: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests of racial injustice. These groups, […]

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Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

A sheriff’s official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 10:51 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GREENVILLE, S.C. — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left two people dead and eight wounded, a […]

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At least 12 wounded in shooting at South Carolina nightclub

A sheriff’s official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub has left at least 12 people in “various conditions.” By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 9:01 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GREENVILLE, S.C. — A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left at least 12 people in […]

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Armed protesters march through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park

A large group of armed protesters marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to be removed By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 7:21 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A large group of armed protesters on Saturday marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, […]

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New York Primary Election Results: 22nd Congressional District

Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, Rebecca Lieberman, Denise Lu, Jaymin Patel, Charlie Smart, Ben Smithgall, Rumsey Taylor, […]

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1 of 2 protesters hit by car on closed Seattle highway dies

SEATTLE — A 24-year-old woman died Saturday of her injuries after she and another woman were hit by a car on a closed highway in Seattle while protesting against police brutality, authorities said. Summer Taylor of Seattle died in the evening at Harborview Medical Center, spokeswoman Susan Gregg said. Taylor and Diaz Love, 32, of […]

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California firm’s rocket fails in launch from New Zealand

A California space launch company says one of its rockets failed to place seven payloads into orbit after liftoff from New Zealand By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 12:59 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONG BEACH, Calif. — Rocket Lab, which specializes in putting small satellites into orbit, […]

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New York Primary Election Results: Ninth Congressional District

Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, Rebecca Lieberman, Denise Lu, Jaymin Patel, Charlie Smart, Ben Smithgall, Rumsey Taylor, […]

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New York Primary Election Results: 19th Congressional District

Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, Rebecca Lieberman, Denise Lu, Jaymin Patel, Charlie Smart, Ben Smithgall, Rumsey Taylor, […]

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New York Special Election Results: 27th Congressional District

Source: Election results and race calls from The Associated Press By Sarah Almukhtar, Michael Andre, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, Larry Buchanan, Andrew Chavez, Nate Cohn, Annie Daniel, Andrew Fischer, Will Houp, Jonathan Huang, Josh Katz, Aaron Krolik, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Jasmine C. Lee, Rebecca Lieberman, Denise Lu, Jaymin Patel, Charlie Smart, Ben Smithgall, Rumsey Taylor, […]

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Phoenix to change ‘Robert E. Lee,’ ‘Squaw Peak’ street names

Phoenix officials are set to begin the process of changing the names of two streets — one seen as demeaning to indigenous Native American women and the other glorifying the Confederacy By The Associated Press July 4, 2020, 11:00 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PHOENIX — Phoenix officials are […]

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