Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

An Israeli government official said Israel “had nothing to do” with the blast.

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

An Israeli government official said Israel “had nothing to do” with the blast.

‘Too many are selfish’: The U.S. nears 5 million coronavirus cases

“The thing that’s maddening is country after country and state after state have shown us how we can contain the virus,” said Dr. Jonathan Quick of the Duke Global Health Institute.

‘Too many are selfish’: The U.S. nears 5 million coronavirus cases

“The thing that’s maddening is country after country and state after state have shown us how we can contain the virus,” said Dr. Jonathan Quick of the Duke Global Health Institute.

The Census Bureau is ending data collection for 2020 a month early. That has caused concern.

The move is worrying researchers, politicians and others who say the change will miss hard-to-count communities, including minorities and immigrants, and produce less trustworthy data.

The Census Bureau is ending data collection for 2020 a month early. That has caused concern.

The move is worrying researchers, politicians and others who say the change will miss hard-to-count communities, including minorities and immigrants, and produce less trustworthy data.
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A wave of evictions is expected as moratoriums end in many states

Housing advocates fear that they could see a wave of evictions in the coming months, as states end moratoriums put in place during the coronavirus pandemic

The Los Angeles DA’s husband has been charged with pulling a gun on Black Lives Matter members at a protest

The attorney general filed three misdemeanor charges against David Lacey for assault with a firearm for the March 2 incident.

Baltimore Recreation and Parks officials have removed BLM murals, sparking an investigation

The community mural project had received official approval for public display.

Local colleges pave the way for international students to start studies in their home countries, given visa restrictions

Penn State and Lehigh are among universities setting up partnerships with universities in other countries to keep the students who cannot get into the United States enrolled and on track to receive their degree until they can get a visa.

Former Michigan State gymnastics coach is sentenced to jail in Larry Nassar-related case

Kathie Klages, 65, was found guilty by a jury in February of a felony and a misdemeanor for denying she knew of Nassar’s abuse before 2016.

Colorado police apologize over viral video of cops handcuffing Black girls in a mistaken stop

Sunday morning was meant to be a girls outing for the Gilliams, as cousins, sisters, aunts and nieces piled into an SUV to go get their nails done together in suburban Denver.

Philly police actions on 52nd Street under investigation, but distrust of cops keeps some witnesses silent

Confidence is low among people in West Philadelphia that the Philadelphia Police Department will conduct a comprehensive investigation of officers' conduct on 52nd Street.

Carolinas brace for storm surge, floods, as Isaias nears

The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina.

Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire

The first big Southern California wildfire of 2020 is raging for a fourth day east of Los Angeles with thousands of people forced from their homes.

The New York prosecutor seeking Trump’s taxes cites reports of ’protracted criminal conduct’ at president’s business

Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury subpoena for the tax returns was issued in bad faith and amounted to harassment of the president.

Trump fires the Tennessee Valley Authority chair, citing the hiring of foreign workers

According to Trump, the CEO of the federal-owned corporation, Jeff Lyash, earns $8 million a year.

Federal judge in New Jersey decries the shooting that killed her son and injured her husband

"In my case, the monster knew where I lived and what church we attended, and had a complete dossier on me and my family. At the moment, there is nothing we can do to stop it, and that is unacceptable.”

John Hume, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end Northern Ireland violence, dies at 83

Mr. Hume suffered from ill health for a number of years.

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