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Judge extends hospitalization of truck attack plot suspectA federal judge has extended the court-ordered hospitalization of a Maryland man deemed mentally unfit for trial on charges he planned an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D
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Shop Owner Posts Edgy Mask Sign That Goes ViralSarah Bingham says her frustration with anti-maskers entering her Arizona store was rising—in fact, it had just about peaked. "It was a conversation I had to have every day and I got kind of sick of it," she tells 12 News . So last month she created a sign and...
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Emergency personnel work at the site where a driver sped through a protest-related closure on the Interstate 5 freeway in Seattle, authorities said early Saturday, July 4, 2020. Dawit Kelete, 27, has been arrested and booked on two counts of vehicular assault. (James Anderson via AP)
The Latest: Virginia says large US flag could be targetVirginia officials ordered the removal of a large American flag from a construction site ahead of the Fourth of July, calling it a potential target for people protesting racial injustice and police brutality
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Connie Wade, left, poses for a photo with her daughter Emilyanne, 12, Wednesday, June 17, 2020, in their room at Mary's Place, a family homeless shelter located inside an Amazon corporate building on the tech giant's Seattle campus. The facility is home to the Popsicle Place shelter program, an initiative to address the needs of homeless children with life-threatening health conditions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Amazon homeless shelter boosts unique program for sick kidsA family homeless shelter has opened inside a gleaming Amazon corporate building on the tech giant’s Seattle campus
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The 10 Best-Run, Worst-Run US CitiesRunning a city on a regular day is no small task; doing so during a pandemic, and with protests happening around the country against police brutality, imposes even more challenges. WalletHub took a look at 150 of the most populous cities in America, analyzing more than three dozen metrics—across...
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'Reprehensible': Cops Who Staged Pic Get FiredThree Colorado cops got fired Friday over photos of police posing at the memorial site of Elijah McClain—an unarmed black man who died after being stopped by officers in a Denver suburb, CBS Denver reports. One of the photos shows officers reenacting a chokehold like the one placed on...
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Danielle Savin, co-owner of a bar called Bob's Your Uncle, pours a drink, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the bar in Miami Beach, Fla. Savin owns two bars that were forced to shut down for months in both New York and Miami Beach. When the pandemic first hit and New York was the country's epicenter she feared for that business, but months later the two states have flip-flopped. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Across Sun Belt, hopes for economy give way to renewed fearsFor residents across America’s Sun Belt — business owners and workers, consumers and home buyers —  the past three months have delivered about the scariest ride in memory
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, air crew members walk past the international arrival exit at the Capital International Airport terminal 3 in Beijing. President Donald Trump has repeatedly credited his February ban on travelers from mainland China as his signature move against the advance of the coronavirus pandemic -- a “strong wall” that allowed only U.S. citizens inside, he boasted in May. But Trump’s wall was more like a sieve. Exempted were thousands of residents of the Chinese territories of Hong Kong and Macau. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Trump's `strong wall' to block COVID-19 from China had holesPresident Donald Trump has repeatedly credited his February ban on travelers from mainland China as his signature move against the advance of the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Paula and Michael Smith pose for a photo with their 10-year-old grandson, Evan, in front of a giant carving of Confederate figures during a visit to Stone Mountain Park, Monday, June 29, 2020. “The mountain itself is absolutely breathtakingly beautiful and the carving is an engineering marvel,” said Paula Smith, a 70-year-old white woman who dismissed talk of removing or altering the carving as an attempt to “steal American history.” (AP Photo/Kate Brumback)
As monuments fall, Confederate carving has size on its sideAs statues of figures from America's slave-owning past come down across the nation, the largest Confederate monument ever crafted may outlast them all
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this June 7, 2020, file photo, visitors watch sunrise from the Lincoln Memorial steps in Washington, the morning after massive protests over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
In troubled times: Independence Day in a land of confusionHalfway through a very unsettling year, Americans are marking the 244th anniversary of their nation’s birth in a land of confusion
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this June 7, 2020, file photo, visitors watch sunrise from the Lincoln Memorial steps in Washington, the morning after massive protests over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
In troubled times: Independence Day in a land of confusionHalfway through a very unsettling year, Americans are marking the 244th anniversary of their nation's birth in a land of confusion
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2020 file photo, Sanford resident Kendra Tucker wipes away muck after finding a family photo for her aunt and uncle after their home was washed away in flood waters, in Sanford, Mich. Sanford village, with a population of 859, is pulling together after the devastation of two dam failures in May. Volunteers are still clearing muck and providing supplies to those whose homes were destroyed since there's no telling when major state and federal help will come. (Jake May/MLive.com/The Flint Journal via AP File)
Michigan village starts flood recovery, awaits fundsA small Michigan village is pulling together after two dam failures in May
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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