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At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responses

China, Russia and the United States have clashed at the United Nations over responsibility for the coronavirus pandemic.

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Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not face trial on charges he paid for massage parlor sex.

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Trump niece files suit saying family cheated her of millions

President Donald Trump’s niece has followed up her best selling tell-all book with a lawsuit alleging that Trump and two of his siblings cheated her out of tens of millions of dollars.

Nation & World

Mississippi General Election Testing, Advisory

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Georgia U.S. House 5 Special Election Testing Advisory

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Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit payments

Many American workers applying for unemployment benefits after being thrown out of a job by the coronavirus face a new complication: States’ efforts to prevent fraud have delayed or disrupted their payments.

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Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who was a bold-faced name for decades for exposing wrongdoing in 1960s London to publishing such 1990s best-sellers as “Primary Colors,” has died, his wife said Thursday.

Sports

Stamkos scores, leaves, Lightning beat Stars 5-2 in Game 3

Steven Stamkos scored on his first shot since February, left with injury and the Tampa Bay Lightning kept dominating without him, blowing the Dallas Stars out of an empty arena with a 5-2 win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a series lead.

Nation & World

Breach at software provider to local governments, schools

A major provider of software services to local governments across the United States has told customers that an unknown intruder broke into its phone and information technology systems.

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The Latest: Black women address rally in downtown Portland

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Missouri governor, opponent of mandatory masks, has COVID-19

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus.

Nation & World

Utility equipment eyed as possible source of fire near LA

Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment.

Nation & World

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years.

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2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

Police say two Louisville, Kentucky, police officers have been shot and wounded during protests over a lack of charges in Breonna Taylor’s death.

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Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died.

Nation & World

Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has been sworn in to his sixth term in office at an inaugural ceremony that was not announced in advance amid weeks of huge protests saying the authoritarian leader’s reelection was rigged.

National & International

The Latest: 2 reporters arrested during Louisville protests

A newspaper publisher says two of the paper’s reporters were arrested during protests in Louisville after a grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

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From quick shortcuts to slow cookers, how we’re eating now

In normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs.

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US parents delaying preschool and kindergarten amid pandemic

Children who had preschool cut short in the spring are now being held out of kindergarten at higher than normal rates as many school districts begin the year online.

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South Africa lifts spirits with Jerusalema dance amid virus

South Africans of all walks of life are dancing to “Jerusalema,” a rousing anthem to lift their spirits amid the battle against COVID-19.