Monday, August 2, 2021

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...

Evictions resume, tenants scramble for assistance

August 2, 2021 5:06 pm PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get his apartment back. He was...

Graham 1st vaccinated senator to test positive for COVID-19

August 2, 2021 3:56 pm COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham has become the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying Monday...

Stocks end mixed after starting August off on a choppy note

August 2, 2021 3:56 pm Singapore — Stocks gave back some of their recent gains Monday after a day of choppy trading on Wall Street led the major indexes to...

The Latest: McDonald’s requires masks in some locations

August 2, 2021 3:56 pm CHICAGO — McDonald’s says it will require employees and customers to resume wearing masks inside some U.S. restaurants regardless of vaccination status. ...

Air travel hits another pandemic high, flight delays grow

August 2, 2021 3:37 pm DALLAS (AP) — Air travel in the U.S. is hitting new pandemic-era highs, and airlines are scrambling to keep up with the summer-vacation crowds. ...

US hits 70% vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

August 2, 2021 3:11 pm The U.S. on Monday finally reached President Joe Biden’s goal of getting at least one COVID-19 shot in the arms of 70% of American adults...

The Latest: White House says no to mandatory vaccination

August 2, 2021 3:11 pm White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that a nationwide vaccination requirement “is not on the table,” but noted that employers have the right to...

Ding! Ding! San Francisco’s cable cars are running again

August 2, 2021 3:11 pm SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ding! Ding! San Francisco's iconic cable cars were chiming their bells and rolling again on the city's hills Monday after being...

US stocks close mixed after posting their 6th monthly gain

August 2, 2021 3:06 pm Singapore — Stocks closed mixed on Wall Street Monday after a day of choppy trading. Investors were balancing unease about the spread of a more...

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Nicaragua party lists presidential candidate despite arrests

August 2, 2021 9:41 pm MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A conservative coalition registered a former leader of the 1980s Contra rebels Monday as a presidential...

Report details dramatic hot-air balloon crash in New England

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm PIERMONT, N.H. (AP) — A preliminary report released Monday details how three passengers were able to radio for help and...

11 hours of questioning for Cuomo in harassment inquiry

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators conducting an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned him...