Monday, August 2, 2021

Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

August 2, 2021 7:26 pm SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S. immigration authorities likely hit an...

Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

August 2, 2021 7:21 pm RIFU, Japan (AP) — Atsushi Muramatsu's handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome to Miyagi Stadium," one reads....

Lawmaker who named rape accuser says she did nothing wrong

August 2, 2021 7:11 pm BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho state lawmaker accused of violating ethics rules by publicizing the name of an alleged rape victim in disparaging social...

White House calls on states to prevent evictions

August 2, 2021 7:06 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House moved Monday to pressure state and local governments to swiftly adopt policies to protect renters after an eviction moratorium...

$1T infrastructure bill gets first action as senators dig in

August 2, 2021 6:56 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sought to speed up consideration of a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package Monday, promising that Democrats...

Laughter, tears, cheers at funeral for Biz Markie

August 2, 2021 6:56 pm PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — With laughter and tears, songs and stories, friends and family of Biz Markie celebrated his life and legacy at a funeral...

3 dead, 1 hurt in rural South Carolina shooting

August 2, 2021 6:31 pm GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Three people were killed and one other person was hurt in a shooting Monday in rural South Carolina, and deputies released...

Oregon: Settlement with Victoria ‘s Secret owner ends ‘fear’

August 2, 2021 6:31 pm SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials believe a $90 million settlement it has reached with the parent company of Victoria's Secret guarantees an end to...

The Latest: Famed Minneapolis club requiring vaccination

August 2, 2021 6:06 pm MINNEAPOLIS — The First Avenue music venue in Minneapolis that was made famous in Prince’s movie “Purple Rain” is requiring that all concertgoers provide proof...

Jussie Smollett lawyers get more time to prepare arguments

August 2, 2021 5:46 pm CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Monday granted lawyers for Jussie Smollett more time to prepare arguments on several issues, including whether they can introduce...

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Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as federally endangered

August 2, 2021 7:56 pm RENO, Nev. (AP) — The slender, bushy-tailed Sierra Nevada red fox will be listed as an endangered species, federal wildlife...

Newsom can’t tie recall to GOP in voter guide, lawsuit says

August 2, 2021 7:51 pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Top supporters of the recall against California Gov. Gavin Newsom want to block him from branding...

Union: NLRB officer recommends new vote for Amazon workers

August 2, 2021 7:41 pm The union that tried — and failed — to organize Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama may get a do-over....