Shops closed, beaches deserted as Isaias nears the Carolinas
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:01:46 -0500

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Coastal shops and restaurants closed early, power began to flicker at oceanfront hotels and even the most adventurous of beachgoers abandoned the sand Monday n...  Full Story

Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:35:26 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to sch...  Full Story

Williamson loses shoe, but Pelicans get key 109-99 win
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:19:21 -0500

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Zion Williamson said he felt “alive again” after getting a chance to help his team close out a game.

Brandon Ingram scored 24 points, Williamson added 23 ...  Full Story

Reporter sues Golden Globes organization over member rules
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:24:09 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Norwegian entertainment reporter on Monday sued the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that gives out the Golden Globe Awards, alleging that it acts as...  Full Story

New Wisconsin justice sworn in during ultramarathon
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 07:50:49 -0500

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — New Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Jill Karofsky has finished her 100-mile (161-kilometer) ultramarathon after being sworn in mid-run.

Karofsky, who finished the ...  Full Story

Smile more? Some critics see sexism in debate over Biden VP
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:57:19 -0500

CHICAGO (AP) — She's too ambitious. She's not apologetic enough. She should smile more.

The debate over Joe Biden's running mate has recently ticked through a familiar list of stereot...  Full Story

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One year after mass shooting, frustration in Ohio city
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 19:06:03 -0500

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tormented by mind-scarring memories and questions without answers, Dion Green has dedicated his life after the death of his father and eight other people in a mass shootin...  Full Story

Hindus in India set to build temple at razed mosque site
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:09:19 -0500

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — As Hindus prepare to celebrate the groundbreaking of a long-awaited temple at a disputed ground in northern India, Muslims say they have no firm plans yet to build a new...  Full Story

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:50:14 -0500

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teacher...  Full Story