Democrats, Biden look to accelerate Southern…

From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues, a bipartisan push across the South is chipping away at reminders of the Civil War and segregation

Donald Trump On BLM Mural

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Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters

Baltimore protesters have pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and thrown it into the city’s Inner Harbor

Another group is running TV ads against the…

Armed protesters march through Georgia's Stone…

A large group of armed protesters marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to be removed

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Senate Dems On Federal Unemployment Benefits

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GOP-ers possibly exposed to virus by Trump Jr…

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the wife and the running mate of Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte, as well as several other top GOP officials, were possibly exposed to the coronavirus after attending an event with the girlfriend of President Donald Trump’s oldest son

Tokyo governor wins 2nd term, buoyed by handling…

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike has won a second term to head the Japanese capital

Kansas newspaper's post equates mask mandate with…

A weekly Kansas newspaper has posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the governor’s order requiring people to wear masks in public to the murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust

Amid furor over monuments, Trump seeks `garden…

President Donald Trump has a vision for his second term, if he wins one, of establishing a “National Garden of American Heroes.”

US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case…

Florida reported a record number of coronavirus cases, the latest sign that the virus is surging in many parts of the United States and casting a pall over Fourth of July celebrations

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UK judge says Amber Heard can be in court for…

Johnny Depp’s lawyers have failed to stop the American actor’s ex-wife, Amber Heard, from attending his libel trial against a British tabloid newspaper until she is called to give evidence

Trump signs extension of COVID-relief fund for…

President Donald Trump has signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus, The legislation extends the June 30 deadline for applying for the program to Aug. 8

Amy McGrath will face Mitch McConnell after…

Trump's `strong wall' to block COVID-19 from…

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

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing…

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. plan to revive the economy

'People aren’t stupid': Pence's virus spin tests…

Vice President Mike Pence is the public face of the administration's coronavirus response and it's a job that's becoming even more difficult

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's empty assurance on…

An AP Fact Check finds that President Donald Trump has a monthslong history of declaring the coronavirus under control, when it isn't

Michigan village starts flood recovery, awaits…

A small Michigan village is pulling together after two dam failures in May

AMERICAN DIARY: July 4 hurts, until I remember my…

Associated Press writer Russell Contreras has always had trouble with the July Fourth holiday due to his family's Mexican American past

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Mississippi could drop Jim Crow-era statewide…

Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag

Governors stress 'personal responsibility' over…

Some governors across the U.S., especially in Republican-leaning states, have been stressing the need for “personal responsibility” to combat the coronavirus instead of issuing statewide mandates to wear masks or avoid large social gatherings

Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway…

Authorities say a 27-year-old man drove a car onto a closed freeway in Seattle and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, critically injuring two women