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HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Monday upheld Houston’s refusal to allow the state Republican convention to hold in-person events in the city due to the coronavirus pandemic. The court dismissed an appeal…

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney…

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Firefighters on land, in the air and on the water today were still battling a blaze on a Navy ship that injured at least 21 people and sent smoke billowing over…

Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 113 THE NARRATIVE These are among the darkest days of President Donald Trump’s presidency. Coronavirus…

The aversion of many Americans to wearing a thin piece of cloth across their faces is restraining an already-shaky economic rebound. In Texas, the second most-populous state and a hotspot of the resurgent COVID-19, Republican…

Walt Disney Co. begins reopening its Florida theme parks on Saturday, ending a four-month shutdown at one of the world’s most-popular tourist attractions. Guests will be able to ride to parks on the new Disney…

NEW YORK — Hours after being taken into custody on Thursday, Cohen was rushed back to the upstate New York prison he got released from just weeks ago over coronavirus concerns, according to his attorney,…

Determined to reopen America’s schools despite coronavirus worries, President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to hold back federal money if school districts don’t bring their students back in the fall. He complained that his own public…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon’s top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months to face a long list of controversies, including their differences with President Donald Trump over the handling of…

The Transportation Security Administration has improved coronavirus protection for airport screeners after a TSA official accused the agency of endangering travelers, the whistleblower’s lawyer said Wednesday. The changes include requiring screeners to change or sanitize…