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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly took steps Tuesday to address what she described as hundreds of thousands of calls to the state labor office by making it easier for Kansans to receive unemployment…

CARROLLTON, Ala. (AP) — As the coronavirus spread across the United States, workers at the lone hospital in one Alabama county turned off beeping monitors for good and padlocked the doors, making it one of…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from…

MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration is prepared to lift crippling sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government requiring both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó to…

WASHINGTON — Before the coronavirus pandemic, the Census Bureau planned to kick off in-person counting and outreach efforts that are key to the 2020 count on April 1, “Census Day.” Efforts to stop the spread…

AUSTIN, Texas —Twenty-eight University of Texas students who returned to Austin from a spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, have tested positive for the coronavirus, UT officials say. Dozens more are being monitored.…

At any other time, in a predominantly Christian nation that enshrines freedom of worship in the Constitution, the news would sound absurd or terrifying: “Pastor arrested after holding church services.” But that’s what happened this…

WASHINGTON —Coronavirus likely will make another appearance in the fall, a top health expert says, but it would be a completely different situation than the outbreak happening now. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas prison workers have contracted the coronavirus in the first cases reported in the state’s prison system amid an outbreak that has one cash-strapped health system slashing pay. The Department…

BOISE, Idaho — An earthquake shook the Boise area late Tuesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The shaking was reported to last for 20 to 30 seconds, with a small pause. U.S. Geological…