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LAPD information technology bureau officer Jim Stover demonstrates the use of the body camera during a media event displaying the new body cameras to be used by the Los Angeles Police Department in Los Angeles, California August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Al Seib/Pool

California Police Arrest curfew Flouters, Chase Thieves

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By BRIAN MELLEY and KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police throughout California arrested hundreds of protesters...
This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. Shares of companies in the travel sector continue to struggle, Thursday, March 12, 2020, amid the virus outbreak as demand weakens. President Donald Trump's 30-day ban on most Europeans entering the United States seemed to heighten investors' concerns. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Stocks Open Higher As Investors Hope For Economic Recovery

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By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stock indexes are moving higher in early trading Tuesday, following broad gains...
This undated photo made available by SpaceX in February 2020 shows the Crew Dragon spacecraft undergoing acoustic testing in Florida. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, SpaceX announced it is working with Space Adventures Inc. to take tourists into a high orbit. Ticket prices aren't being divulged but are likely to be in the millions of dollars. (SpaceX via AP)

SpaceX Ready To Launch NASA Astronauts, Back On Home Turf

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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — A SpaceX rocket is ready to boost two...
This undated photo provided by EO Waianae Tours shows Bryce Hunter talking to passengers on board a tour boat in Waianae, Hawaii. The coronavirus pandemic has taken out large sections of Hawaii's tourism-based economy, including the EO Waianae Tours dolphin and turtle snorkel tour business run by the Chang family and the family's regular music gig in Waikiki. (Ashlee Jankanish/EO Waianae Tours via AP)

What You Need To Know Today About The Virus Outbreak

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Las Vegas casinos plan to welcome tourists again on June 4. South Korea on Wednesday announced a spike in new infections and...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Allows Some Reopening Of Barbershops, Hair Salons

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that barbershops and hair salons can...
Julio DeJesus pumps gas for 98.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Big Oil loses appeal, climate suits go to California courts

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BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday against major oil companies in...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom give an update to the state's response to the coronavirus, at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. At right is California Health and Human Services Agency Director Dr. Mark Ghaly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool)

California Lays Out Pandemic Rules For Church Reopenings

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By STEFANIE DAZIO and ROBERT JABLON LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rabbi Shalom Rubanowitz looks forward to reopening his synagogue...
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019 file photo, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX's Crew Dragon, which will be used to carry humans to the International Space Station, at the Trident Basin in Cape Canaveral, Fla. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And for the first time in the history of human spaceflight, a private company -- SpaceX -- is providing the ride. (Bill Ingalls/NASA)

SpaceX’s 1st Astronaut Launch Breaking New Ground For Style For NASA

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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking...
A small fence separates densely populated Tijuana, Mexico, right, from the United States in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector. Construction is underway to extend a secondary fence over the top of this hill and eventually to the Pacific Ocean.

In Mexican Border cities, Many Fear Virus Is Coming From US

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By JORGE LEBRIJA and MARIA VERZA Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Adrián Alonso Gama lived life on both...
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Washington, as President Donald Trump looks on. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The Latest: US Task Force Chief Concerned About Gatherings

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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults...
President Donald Trump speaks during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Washington. From left, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, Vice President Mike Pence, Trump, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump’s Pitch To Voters: Trust Me, Economy Will Soar In 2021

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By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a new pitch to...
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, a Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The Falcon Heavy, has three first-stage boosters, strapped together with 27 engines in all. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

First Commercial Space Taxi A Pit Stop On Musk’s Mars Quest

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By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer It all started with the dream of growing a rose on Mars.
In this Monday, March 9, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. In Los Angeles, Garcetti has instituted a shutdown on a city of nearly 4 million people and threatened uncooperative business owners with power shutoffs and arrest amid the new coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Density, Poverty Keep Los Angeles Struggling Against The Virus

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By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop...
FILE - This March 2, 2019, file photo, shows a Customs and Border Control agent patrolling on the US side of a razor-wire-covered border wall along the Mexico east of Nogales, Ariz. A North Dakota construction company favored by President Donald Trump has received the largest contract to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Army Corp of Engineers also said there was no set date to start or complete construction, which will take place near Nogales, Arizona and Sasabe, Arizona. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Largest Yet: $1.3 Billion Contract For Border Wall Awarded

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By JAMES MacPHERSON and ASTRID GALVAN Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A North Dakota construction company favored by President...
Leonardo Cabaña cries in the arms of his friend Raphael Benevides beside the casket of his father, Héctor Miguel Cabaña, who died of COVID-19 before the funeral home service led by the Rev. Fabian Arias, Monday, May 11, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. In hard-hit New York City, the coronavirus outbreak has taken a particularly heavy toll on Hispanic communities. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

What You Need To Know Today About The Virus Outbreak

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A Trump administration policy of quickly expelling most migrants stopped along the border because of the COVID-19 pandemic was indefinitely extended Tuesday,...
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Governor Declares Emergency After Big Nevada Quake May 15

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Seve Sisolak has declared a state of emergency after Nevada's biggest earthquake in 65 years caused significant...
In this April 21, 2020 photo, people sit and gather with belongings on a sidewalk in San Francisco. There are no tourists anymore on San Francisco's famously twisty and steep Lombard Street. The city's landmark hotels and posh shops are boarded up tight. But one staple of San Francisco has become even more pronounced since the coronavirus pandemic chased everyone inside. The city's homeless continue to sleep on the sidewalks and flap-to-flap in tents cluttered downtown and in other popular neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

San Francisco Sanctions Once-Shunned Homeless Encampments

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By JANIE HAR and TERENCE CHEA Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is joining other U.S. cities...
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will reveal his plan Thursday, May 14, for how to plug a $54.3 billion hole in the state budget. California's revenues have plummeted since the state has been under a mandatory stay-at-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California To Spend $1.8 Billion More On Virus Response

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday took an extra $1.8...
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019 file photo, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX's Crew Dragon, which will be used to carry humans to the International Space Station, at the Trident Basin in Cape Canaveral, Fla. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And for the first time in the history of human spaceflight, a private company -- SpaceX -- is providing the ride. (Bill Ingalls/NASA)

NASA, SpaceX Bringing Astronaut Launches Back To Home Turf

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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in nearly a decade,...
In this April 3, 2019, file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, front, and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston. Lawyers for Loughlin and Giannulli said Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 that new evidence shows the couple is innocent of charges that they bribed their daughters' way into the University of Southern California. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Loughlin, Giannulli To Serve Prison Time For College Scam

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BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to charges in the...
This undated photo provided by EO Waianae Tours shows Bryce Hunter talking to passengers on board a tour boat in Waianae, Hawaii. The coronavirus pandemic has taken out large sections of Hawaii's tourism-based economy, including the EO Waianae Tours dolphin and turtle snorkel tour business run by the Chang family and the family's regular music gig in Waikiki. (Ashlee Jankanish/EO Waianae Tours via AP)

Pandemic Knocks Out Large Sections of Hawaii’s Economy

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By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — In normal times, Roland Chang and his three sons start their...
In this Oct. 20, 2019, file photo, the company logo stands over a long row of unsold vehicles at a Ford dealership in Littleton, Colo. Ford is recalling over 240,000 SUVs and cars worldwide because a suspension part can fracture and increase the risk of a crash. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Trump To Tour Ford’s Ventilator Assembly Plant Near Detroit

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By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after threatening to withhold funds over Michigan's mail-in ballot...
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Coronavirus-triggered Layoffs In US Hit Nearly 39 Million

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and DANICA KIRKA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans thrown out of work...
UC Berkeley - Photographer: Charlie Nguyen

University of California Imposes Pay Freeze As Losses Mount

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By JOCELYN GECKER Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California is imposing a system-wide freeze on...
In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each others they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that supply food to California and much of the country as schools, restaurants and stores shutter over the coronavirus. But some workers are anxious about the virus spreading among them and their families. Steve Heringer, general manager of the 152-year-old family owned business said workers now have more hand sanitizer and already use their own gloves for field work. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Tulare County Defies State As More of California Reopens

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As restaurants and stores were cleared to open for customers...
Salon owner Shelley Luther holds a citation and speaks with a Dallas police officer after she was cited for reopening her Salon A la Mode in Dallas, Friday, April 24, 2020. Hair salons have not been cleared for reopening in Texas. Luther was asked by officials to close and was issued a citation when she refused. Luther said she will remain open for business. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Reopening: It’s Back To Business, But Not Business As Usual

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By DAVID CRARY, DAVE COLLINS and NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — This is what “normal” will...
Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

What You Need To Know Today About The Virus Outbreak

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Rising anxiety may be the common denominator as countries around the world gradually emerge from lockdowns due to the new coronavirus.
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Biden Hires Chávez granddaughter To Help on Latino Outreach

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's presidential campaign is bringing on the granddaughter of civil...
This June 13, 2019, file photo shows a new home is for sale in Mechanicsville, Va. On Thursday, March 12, 2020, U.S. long-term mortgage rates were mixed this week after hitting all-time lows last week amid anxiety over risks to the economy from the deepening coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

US Home Construction Drops 30.2% In April As Virus Rages

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By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home building plunged in April to the lowest level...
Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters work the scene of a structure fire that injured multiple firefighters, according to a fire department spokesman, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Investigators Open Criminal Probe Into Los Angeles Explosion

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By STEFANIE DAZIO and FRANK BAKER ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police and fire investigators launched a criminal...
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Football Still a Possibility at Big 3 Cal State Schools

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California State University system’s plan for a mostly virtual fall semester due to the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t...
Homeless Cart

California Homeless Quarantine In Hotels, More Rooms Needed

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By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and JANIE HAR Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anxiety mounted every time someone at the...
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Sunday, May 17, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The mission's primary payload is the X-37B spaceplane. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

US Military’s Mystery Space Plane Rockets Back Into Orbit

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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. military’s mystery space plane rocketed into...
Firefighters respond to an explosion in downtown Los Angeles that has injured multiple firefighters and caused a fire that spread to several buildings, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)

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By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — An explosion Saturday at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown...
Child Watching Television

Guest Lineups For The Sunday news Shows

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — To be announced.
In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, the logos of Huawei are displayed at its retail shop window reflecting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei has accused U.S. phone carrier Verizon of violating its patents in a lawsuit, broadening efforts to defend its business in the United States amid government sanctions. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

US Adds Strong New Sanction On Chinese Tech Giant Huawei

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By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has imposed new restrictions on Chinese tech giant...
This March 26, 2020 image from surveillance video shows a man, believed to be William Rosario Lopez wearing a surgical mask, with a gun in a Connecticut convenience store. Just how many criminals are taking advantage of the pandemic to commit crimes is impossible to estimate, but law enforcement officials have no doubt that the numbers are climbing. Reports are starting to pop up across the country, as well as in other parts of the world of crimes that were pulled off in no small part because so many of us are wearing masks. (U.S. District Court of Connecticut via AP)

Coronavirus Masks a Boon For Crooks Who Hide Their Faces

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By DON BABWIN and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The way the FBI tells it, William Rosario...
In this Friday, March 20, 2020 file photo, Carlos Vasquez, left, and his nephew, R.J. Vasquez, wait for customers at their family's barber shop in Houston. They estimate they have lost nearly half of their business due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

What You Need To Know Today About The Virus Outbreak

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Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major...
People walks along Zuma Beach, Monday, March 23, 2020, in Malibu, Calif. Officials are trying to dissuade people from using the beaches after California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered the state's 40 million residents to stay at home indefinitely. His order restricts non-essential movements to control the spread of the coronavirus that threatens to overwhelm the state's medical system. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Surf’s Up And So Are New Beach Rules to Prevent Virus Spread

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By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — They arrived at the beach by car, skateboard and...
In this Feb. 28, 2020 file photo, rows of hand sanitizer are seen empty at a Walgreens in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Fear of the coronavirus has led people to stock up on hand sanitizer, leaving store shelves empty and online retailers with sky-high prices set by those trying to profit on the rush. (John Roark/The Idaho Post-Register via AP, file)

US Retail Sales Plunged a Record 16% in April as Virus Hit

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By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. retail sales tumbled by a record 16.4% from March...
Trader Gregory Rowe, center, and others work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, March 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Industrial Production Plunges Unprecedented 11.2% in April

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By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — American industry suffered the most severe plunge on record last...
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will reveal his plan Thursday, May 14, for how to plug a $54.3 billion hole in the state budget. California's revenues have plummeted since the state has been under a mandatory stay-at-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

As Revenues Plummet, Billions Cut From California Budget

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Reflecting the financial hit California is already seeing from the...
Judge Gavel

San Francisco Businessman To Plead Guilty In Corruption Case

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By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A businessman charged in a public corruption case involving a former...
This image released by Disney shows characters, from left, Sven, Olaf, voiced by Josh Gad, Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff, Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, and Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell, in a scene from "Frozen 2." The big budget musical “Frozen” will not reopen when Broadway theaters restart, marking the first time an established show has been felled by the coronavirus pandemic. The Disney show opened in March 2018 and placed among the top five Broadway productions for both gross and attendance over both years it ran, often pulling in over $1 million. (Disney via AP)

Stopped Cold: ‘Frozen’ Musical On Broadway Not To Reopen

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By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The big budget musical “Frozen” will not reopen when...
President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence, left, and FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor look on, during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trump Says He’ll Restock Stockpile For Future Pandemics

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By JILL COLVIN Associated Press ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he intends to prepare...
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

Officials Release Edited Coronavirus Reopening Guidance

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By MIKE STOBBE and JASON DEAREN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday released some...
In this March 17, 2020 file photo, people wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center in Las Vegas. A record-high number of people applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs engulfed the United States in the face of a near-total economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications for benefits far exceeded the previous record set in 1982. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

36 Million Have Sought US Unemployment Aid Since Virus Hit

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits...
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Hemorrhagic Rabbit Disease Found in California for 1st Time

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A highly contagious and deadly rabbit disease has been found in California for the first time, the state...
In this Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, photo, 25th District congressional candidate and former Navy combat pilot Mike Garcia addresses supporters in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael Blood)

Trump Gets Ally As Ex-Navy Pilot Mike Garcia Wins California House Seat

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By MICHAEL R. BLOOD AP Political Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Garcia grew up a single-minded kid from...
In this May 9, 2020 photo, SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris, far right, and her husband Charles Isaacs, center, are among the cheering spectators at musician Adam Chester's weekly neighborhood performance in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles. Normally, Chester is a surrogate Elton John, who sings and plays the rock superstar's parts at rehearsals. With that work on hold, Chester has been giving concerts to his neighbors from a safe social distance in front of his house. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Locked Down Neighbors Let Loose At ‘Quaranchella’ Concerts

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By ANDREW DALTON AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — For 15 years, Adam Chester has subbed for Elton...
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom will reveal his plan Thursday, May 14, for how to plug a $54.3 billion hole in the state budget. California's revenues have plummeted since the state has been under a mandatory stay-at-home order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Governor Looks To Plug $54 Billion Budget Hole

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to reveal his plan...
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Ocasio-Cortez Among Top Dems Promoting Biden-Sanders Unity

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By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and the last rival he bested to become the...
People walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Markets are mixed in Asia, with Japan's benchmark slipping 0.8% after the government reported the economy contracted in the last quarter. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

‘New Normal’ Imagined, Tested As Virus Shutdowns relaxed

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By ELAINE KURTENBACH Associated Press From outdoor kids' movies for cooped up apartment dwellers in Rio to online shopping...
An opened box of protective masks sits on a pallet at Direct Relief's distribution center in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. An Associated Press investigation has found millions of medical masks, gloves, gowns and other supplies being used in hospitals across the country are counterfeits, putting lives at risk. (Jonathan Ingalls/FRONTLINE/PBS/GRC via AP)

Counterfeit Masks Reaching Frontline Health Workers In US

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By JULIET LINDERMAN and MARTHA MENDOZA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day when COVID-19 cases soared, healthcare...
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Rams Unveil New Uniforms With Classic Colors, Modern Twists

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams unveiled new uniforms Wednesday, putting a modern aesthetic on their classic horned helmets and...
In this Feb. 1, 2020, file photo, funeral home workers remove the body of a person suspected to have died from the coronavirus outbreak from a residential building in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. Skepticism about China’s reported coronavirus cases and deaths has swirled throughout the crisis, fueled by official efforts to quash bad news in the early days and a general distrust of the government. In any country, getting a complete picture of the infections amid the fog of war is virtually impossible. (Chinatopix via AP, File)

What You Need to Know Today About the Virus Outbreak

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When students return to school after a lengthy pandemic-induced absence, the consensus is they will have lost significant academic ground. Still unresolved...
In this Sept. 26, 2019 file photo, asylum seekers, in Tijuana, Mexico, listen to names being called from a waiting list to claim asylum at a border crossing in San Diego. A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts. A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 in a 2-1 vote to put on hold the policy that furthered President Donald Trump's asylum crackdown. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat, File)

Trump Ramps Up Expulsions of Migrant Youth, Citing Virus

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By NOMAAN MERCHANT and SONIA PÉREZ D. Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The young migrants and asylum seekers swim...
FILE - This Sept. 6, 2019 file photo shows actor Johnny Depp at the photo call for the film "Waiting for the Barbarians" at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Two former romantic partners of actor Johnny Depp have defended him as part of his libel suit against British newspaper The Sun. Actresses Vanessa Paradis and Winona Ryder offered statements saying the “Pirates of the Caribbean’’ star never was violent or abusive toward them. Depp is suing the tabloid’s publisher over an April 2018 article which referred to the 56-year-old as a “wife-beater.” (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, FIle)

Ex-lovers of Johnny Depp Come to His Defense in Libel Case

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LONDON (AP) — Two former romantic partners of actor Johnny Depp came to his defense Wednesday in his libel suit against British...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom updates the state's response to the coronavirus, at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif., Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool)

California Outlines Changes for Restaurants As They Reopen

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two California counties, Butte and El Dorado, won state approval Tuesday to reopen dining rooms in restaurants —...
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Muscatine, Iowa. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Biden Plans to Stay Home, Testing Limits of Virtual Campaign

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By BILL BARROW and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press Joe Biden has no foreseeable plans to resume in-person campaigning amid...
Tesla electric charger

Tesla’s Elon Musk Defies Covid-19 Lockdown Order, Restarts California Factory

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By TOM KRISHER and BEN MARGOT AP Auto Writer FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is restarting...
McDonald's Restaurant, Miles City - Photographer: David Schott

Hard-hit Restaurants Await Word on California Reopening as Covid-19 Slows

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California restaurants waiting for permission to reopen to diners have been preparing for the “new normal” in the...
In a photo provided by The Call to Unite, bishop T.J. Jakes, left, and Oprah Winfrey speak during the 24-hour live event, which was transmitted Friday, May 1, 2020. (The Call to Unite via AP)

Oprah Winfrey to Launch Live virtual Experience On wellness

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NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas last year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms...
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at the University of Northern Iowa, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Democrats Set to Take Next Steps Toward Virtual Convention

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By BILL BARROW and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press Democrats are making new moves toward a virtual presidential nominating convention...
Vueling Airlines planes sit parked in a line at the Seville, Spain airport on Saturday, March 21, 2020, idled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti)

Job Cuts Continue; Airlines Begin Expanding Service

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The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Tuesday related to...
President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence, left, and FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor look on, during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Supreme Court Hearing Clash Over Trump Tax, Bank Records

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By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up President Donald Trump’s bid to...
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California Sheriff Says Inmates Tried to Infect Themselves

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By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of inmates at a Los Angeles County jail...
In this Feb. 2, 2020 file photograph, the company logo sits on an unsold 2020 Model X at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. Shares of Tesla Inc. fell 4% in early trading Thursday, Feb. 13, after the electric vehicle and solar panel maker said it would sell more than $2 billion worth of additional shares. The move comes just two weeks after CEO Elon Musk said the company had enough cash to fund its capital programs and it didn't need to raise any more money. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Tesla Parking Lot Nearly Full, Indicating Factory Is Running

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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — The parking lot was nearly full at Tesla’s California electric car factory Monday, an indication that the company...
FILE - In this July 4, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies rounds first base after hitting a three-run home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Atlanta. Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday, May 11, 2020, to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans, a plan that envisioned expanding the designated hitter to the National League for 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

AP Source: MLB Owners Approve Plan to Start Season in July

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By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday to...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti listens as California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks in front of the hospital ship US Naval Ship Mercy that arrived into the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, March 27, 2020, to provide relief for Southland hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Admiral John Gumbleton, U.S. Navy stands behind Mayor Garcetti. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)

California Takes Steps to reopen Public Spaces, Businesses

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SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A beach bordering two Southern California counties reopened Monday with some restrictions as parts of the state...
Angelina Dinehdeal wipes tears from her eyes as she sits with her 8-year-old daughter, Annabelle, on the family's compound in Tuba City, Ariz., on April 20, 2020. The family has been devastated by COVID-19. The Navajo reservation has some of the highest rates of coronavirus in the country. If Navajos are susceptible to the virus' spread in part because they are so closely knit, that's also how many believe they will beat it. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Virus Rampages Across Vast Navajo Lands, Close-knit Families

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By FELICIA FONSECA and TIM SULLIVAN Associated Press UBA CITY, Arizona (AP) — The virus arrived on the reservation...
This May 3, 2020, photo released by Shelly Solomon shows, from left, Steve Turner and his sisters, Carla Paull and Lisa Fishman, holding up a Mother’s Day banner emblazoned with images of their mom, Beverly Turner, in front of her assisted living facility in Ladue, Missouri. They were “practicing” how their Mother’s Day surprise will look on the holiday as their mother peers down from a window. Isolation due to the coronavirus outbreak has led mothers and offspring to find creative ways to celebrate. (Shelly Solomon via AP)

Mother’s Day This Year Means Getting Creative From Afar

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By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Treats made and delivered by neighbors. Fresh garden plantings dug...
FILE - In this June 15, 2018 photo, winter wheat is harvested in a field farmed by Dalton and Carson North near McCracken, Kan. With the start of the winter wheat harvest just weeks ago, U.S. custom harvesters are having problems getting into the country the foreign workers they usually rely on to run their combines. The shuttered embassies amid the global coronavirus outbreak is just the start of difficulties: Governments have closed down their borders and overseas workers who already have visas already simply cannot get a flight. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Harvesters Struggle to Recruit Foreign Crews During Pandemic

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By ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas harvester Mike Keimig is growing increasingly anxious about...
A doctor checks the conditions of a patient in Jinyintan Hospital, designated for critical COVID-19 patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. China on Thursday reported 254 new deaths and a spike in virus cases of 15,152, after the hardest-hit province of Hubei applied a new classification system that broadens the scope of diagnoses for the outbreak, which has spread to more than 20 countries. (Chinatopix Via AP)

US Virus Patients and Businesses Sue China Over Outbreak

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Before the coronavirus outbreak, Saundra Andringa-Meuer was a healthy 61-year-old mother of six who never smoked or...
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Coronavirus Complicates Safety For Families Living Together

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CHICAGO (AP) — At the age of 24, Francy Sandoval has unwittingly become the sole breadwinner for her family, after her mom,...
Sevag Demirjian, a supporter of President Trump, waves an American flag at passing demonstrators during a protest outside of the Edward R. Roybal Federal building Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Los Angeles. Demonstrators across California coordinated efforts in a car-based protest to demand the release of immigrants in California detention centers over concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

New Virus Clusters Show Risks of 2nd Wave as Protests Flare

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By FRANK JORDANS and CHRIS BODEEN Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — A family in China, nightclubs in South Korea...
In this Feb. 2, 2020 file photograph, the company logo sits on an unsold 2020 Model X at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. Shares of Tesla Inc. fell 4% in early trading Thursday, Feb. 13, after the electric vehicle and solar panel maker said it would sell more than $2 billion worth of additional shares. The move comes just two weeks after CEO Elon Musk said the company had enough cash to fund its capital programs and it didn't need to raise any more money. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Musk Threatens to Exit California Over Virus Restrictions

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened Saturday to pull the company’s factory and headquarters out of California in an escalating spat with local...
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, second from left, speaks with members of the media as he departs a meeting with Senate Republicans on an economic lifeline for Americans affected by the coronavirus outbreak. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 16, 2020. Standing with Mnuchin is White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, right. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Guest Lineups For the Sunday News Shows

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — White House economic adviser Larry...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Threatens 3 Counties’ Aid as Reopening Begins

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The most significant reopening of the California economy during the...
A shopper loads her van with groceries for a family gathering Monday, March 16, 2020, in Santa Ana, Calif. Millions of California's oldest and youngest residents stayed home Monday as officials took increasingly strident steps to separate people and contain the spread of the coronavirus. According to the World Health Organization, most people recover in about two to six weeks, depending on the severity of the illness. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Californians Can Hike, Shop, Golf as Virus Restrictions Ease

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hiking to the Hollywood sign and hitting the links is being allowed Saturday as the California county hardest...
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Los Angeles Rams Still Hoping for Guests at SoFi Stadium Opening Party

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By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams finally have a date and...
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Some Blame Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, for Virus Spread

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By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized...
In this Tuesday, March 17, 2020, photo, a lone shopping cart sits in an empty parking lot near a shopping mall closed due to coronavirus concerns in Pottsville, Pa. In Pennsylvania last week, 12,200 people filed for unemployment insurance. In just a single day this week, that number exploded beyond 50,000. In neighboring Ohio, 48,460 people filed for unemployment Sunday and Monday, compared to less than 1,900 over the same period the week before. It’s the same story in state after state, as millions of displaced Americans lose their jobs amid the widening shutdowns to contain the coronavirus. (Jacqueline Dormer/Republican-Herald via AP)

10 takeaways From the Worst Jobs Report in US history

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By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Brutal. Horrific. Tragic. Choose your description. The...
In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each others they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that supply food to California and much of the country as schools, restaurants and stores shutter over the coronavirus. But some workers are anxious about the virus spreading among them and their families. Steve Heringer, general manager of the 152-year-old family owned business said workers now have more hand sanitizer and already use their own gloves for field work. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Harvesters Struggle to Recruit Foreign Crews During Pandemic

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By ROXANA HEGEMAN Associated Press BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas harvester Mike Keimig is growing increasingly anxious about...
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, French President Francois Hollande awards Cecile Rol-Tanguy, the Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor medal, during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris. A French female figure of the Resistance during World War II, Cecile Rol-Tanguy, has died at the age of 101. She had actively helped liberating Paris from the Nazi occupation in 1944. French President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Saturday, May 9, 2020 to a “freedom fighter.” (Ian Langsdon/Pool photo via AP, file)

French Resistance Hero Cecile Rol-Tanguy Dies at 101

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PARIS (AP) — French Resistance member Cecile Rol-Tanguy, who risked her life during World War II by working to liberate Paris from...
In this Thursday, March 26, 2020 photo, A.J. Davidson, who works in the business development department at Blue Delta Jeans, packages face guards made at the jeans manufacturing site in Shannon, Miss. The company has shifted its operation from making custom jeans to help with the demand of face masks to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

US Governors Aim to Boost Production of Medical Supplies

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By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Frustrated by scarce supplies and a chaotic marketplace...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Nail, Hair Salons Plead to Open With Other Shops

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By AMY TAXIN Associated Press WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — California officials have rattled off numerous shops and businesses that...
In this May 9, 2019, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures towards a chart with proposed funding to deal with the state's homelessness as he discusses his revised state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. The governor is calling for better mental health care to help treat the state's large homeless population as he addresses one of the state's most pressing problems in his second State of the State speech to be given Wednesday, Feb. 19. 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California Legislative Analyst Projects Deficit Through 2024

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By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s coronavirus-induced budget deficits could continue until at least 2024...
In this Wednesday, May 6, 2020, photo, job fair specialist Kathy Zywiec hands out a bag containing employment information, during a drive-thru jobs fair in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

The Latest: US Approves at Home Saliva-Based Virus Test

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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults...
FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Robin Sotomayor, 5, wears a Supergirl face mask as she gets her hair done by Haylee Cummins at Rockabetty's Hair Parlor, in Yuba City, Calif. Donning a mask will be as common as putting on a cap or sunglasses for Californians as the state begins gradually easing stay-at-home orders, but rules about face coverings vary from county to county and it is unclear what enforcement might look like. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Masks Become Part of Life in California, But Rules Vary

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By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — For many Californians venturing outside, donning a mask has become...
This Dec. 16, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department shows flames burning near power lines in Montecito, Calif. Pacific Gas and Electric is promising promising to overhaul its board of directors in an attempt to avoid a potential takeover attempt by the state of California and prove the beleaguered utility is turning over a new leaf as it works through its second bankruptcy in less than 20 years. The promise to shake things up came late Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, as the San Francisco company tries to emerge from bankruptcy by June 30. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)

Brush Fire Burns on South Santa Barbara County Coast

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Winds spread a brush fire over more than 150 acres (61 hectares) along the south Santa Barbara...
A border patrol agent walks along a border wall separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Official: Strict US border Policy May Remain As Virus Eases

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By BEN FOX Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S, policy of quickly expelling migrants apprehended along the Mexican...
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary night election rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Trump Offers Biden Rapid COVID-19 Test to resume Travel

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By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he is willing to provide...
A surgical mask is placed on The "Fearless Girl" statue outside the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, March 19, 2020, in New York. Stocks are swinging between gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Thursday, but the moves are more subdued than the wild jabs that have dominated recent weeks. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Jobless Rate Spikes to 14.7%, Highest Since Great Depression

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest...
This Dec. 16, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department shows flames burning near power lines in Montecito, Calif. Pacific Gas and Electric is promising promising to overhaul its board of directors in an attempt to avoid a potential takeover attempt by the state of California and prove the beleaguered utility is turning over a new leaf as it works through its second bankruptcy in less than 20 years. The promise to shake things up came late Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, as the San Francisco company tries to emerge from bankruptcy by June 30. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)

Regulators Waive $200M Fine on PG&E For Causing Deadly Fires

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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Thursday suspended a $200 million fine against Pacific Gas & Electric as punishment for the...
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

California Doom: Staggering $54 Billion Budget Deficit Looms

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will have a budget shortfall of $54.3 billion because of the economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus,...
California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the press at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Newsom spoke about the state's response to novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a possible first case of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in the general public.(AP Photo/Randall Benton)

California To Get $247M Refund As Masks Face Delivery Delay

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be refunded $247 million it paid to a Chinese company under a major deal for protective...
In this April 21, 2020 photo, people sit and gather with belongings on a sidewalk in San Francisco. There are no tourists anymore on San Francisco's famously twisty and steep Lombard Street. The city's landmark hotels and posh shops are boarded up tight. But one staple of San Francisco has become even more pronounced since the coronavirus pandemic chased everyone inside. The city's homeless continue to sleep on the sidewalks and flap-to-flap in tents cluttered downtown and in other popular neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Politics Stall Push to Shelter Homeless in San Francisco

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There are no tourists anymore on San Francisco’s famously twisty and steep Lombard Street. The city’s landmark hotels...
In this March 13, 2020 file photo, unionized hospitality workers wait in line in a basement garage to apply for unemployment benefits at the Hospitality Training Academy in Los Angeles. More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exceeding a record high set just last week, a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

33 Million Have Sought US Unemployment Aid Since the Virus Hit

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.2 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week as the business shutdowns caused by the viral...
Salon owner Shelley Luther holds a citation and speaks with a Dallas police officer after she was cited for reopening her Salon A la Mode in Dallas, Friday, April 24, 2020. Hair salons have not been cleared for reopening in Texas. Luther was asked by officials to close and was issued a citation when she refused. Luther said she will remain open for business. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Dallas Salon Owner Jailed for Defying Virus Shutdown Order

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DALLAS (AP) — A hair salon owner in Texas was ordered to spend a week in jail after she continued to operate...

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