With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe.
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) --A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents withdrew more than a...
(AP) -- As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road trips and no outside guests on campus.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) --Brazil surpassed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday night, and five months after the first reported case the country has not shown signs of crushing the disease.
BEIRUT (AP) --Hospitals and schools, then shattered and bent water pipes, then the crater that once was Lebanon's port.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) --A traditional Afghan council concluded Sunday with hundreds of delegates agreeing to free 400 Taliban members, paving the way for an early start to negotiations between Afghanistan's warring sides.
SPARTA, N.C. (AP) --The most powerful earthquake to hit North Carolina in more than 100 years shook much of the state early Sunday, rattling homes, businesses and residents.
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The U.S. Labor Department will report on the change in nonfarm payrolls for July and also on the U.S. unemployment report at 7:30 a.m. CDT., last seen at 11.1% in June. The latest weather forecasts and any trade news will continue be watched closely.Weather
Friday will find showers and thunderstorms in portions of the Northern and southeastern Plains along with the northern Midwest. Other primary crop areas will be dry. Temperatures will be seasonal in the Midwest and above normal in the Plains. The warmer pattern will spread across the entire central U.S. going through the next week.
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