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...

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...

FACT FOCUS: False reports of serial killer in Atlanta area

August 2, 2021 4:41 pm ATLANTA (AP) — After two women were found dead in Atlanta-area parks last week, false reports spread on social media suggesting a serial killer was...

Judge denies new trial request in Mollie Tibbetts case

August 2, 2021 4:21 pm DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a convicted man's request for a new trial in the 2018 killing of University of...

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. ...

‘Why three bullets?’: Family of Black Quebec man shot dead by police wants answers

August 2, 2021 3:51 pm REPENTIGNY, Que. — The family of a Black man shot and killed by police in a Montreal suburb on Sunday wants to know why officers...

Black man assaulted at Indiana lake faces criminal charges

August 2, 2021 3:37 pm INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Black man who said a group of white men assaulted him and threatened to “get a noose” at a southern Indiana...

Zoom to pay $85M for privacy miscues at start of pandemic

August 2, 2021 1:26 pm Zoom will pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that weak privacy controls opened too many peepholes into the personal information of users and...

German government condemns violence at Berlin COVID protests

August 2, 2021 12:41 pm BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Monday condemned an outburst of violence at weekend protests in Berlin against the country’s anti-coronavirus measures. ...

Families urge using new DNA tech to ID Pearl Harbor unknowns

August 2, 2021 12:36 pm HONOLULU (AP) — William Edward Mann enlisted in the Navy after graduating from high school in rural Washington state. A guitar player, he picked up...

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Asian markets lower on virus worries after Wall Street slips

August 2, 2021 10:31 pm BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Tuesday as jitters about the fast spread of the...

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...