MINNEAPOLIS — Coronavirus case counts in Minnesota cracked the 300,000 mark on Saturday, capping an alarming 16-day run that saw 100,000 new infections and more than 700 reported deaths.
The totals prompted state ...Read more
CHICAGO — Beleaguered singer R. Kelly is to go to trial on federal racketeering charges in New York in just four months, but already he's feeling the squeeze.
Facing the potential of decades in prison, Kelly is back on ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. — Another 3,444 people have tested positive for coronavirus in North Carolina, and the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 hit a new high, the state Department of Health and Human Services reported ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — He had just stepped from the shower and was settling in for the night when he caught a glimpse of a figure outside his window.
Seventy-year-old Bill Norkunas, a childhood polio survivor, headed ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The U.S. may be weeks away from getting its first coronavirus vaccine approved for adults, but many parents and doctors wonder when children will be able to benefit from the protection it offers.
Experts ...Read more
NEW YORK — New York continues to grapple with a holiday COVID-19 outbreak that shows no signs of easing.
The state recorded an overall positive test rate of just under 4% Saturday, the highest number recorded in more ...Read more
Ethiopian forces have taken "full control" of Mekelle, the capital of the restive Tigray region, ending a three-week military conflict.
The military has gained control of the airport, public institutions and regional ...Read more
LONDON — The U.K. is about to become the first western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with the independent regulator set to grant approval within days, according to the Financial Times.
The paper reports that ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — The number of people hospitalized with coronavirus infections in California has doubled in just the last two weeks and is rapidly headed to breaking past its summertime high, according to a Times analysis. ...Read more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An influential pharmaceutical lobbying group is suing to end the Trump administration's plan to allow prescription drugs to be imported from Canada into the United States.
That could have major ...Read more
DETROIT — Michigan reported 8,080 new cases of COVID-19 and 103 new deaths Saturday, according to an update from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Seventy of the 103 deaths were found in a records ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — Two systems in the Atlantic Ocean with potential to form into a tropical or subtropical depressions or storms are under close watch by the National Hurricane Center on Saturday, as the end of hurricane ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The best hope for swift pandemic aid to struggling California tenants and landlords might come from Georgia.
State lawmakers from California and three other Western states this week are urging their ...Read more
CHICAGO — City officials said have revised their plans for a new citywide response on emergency mental health calls to include nonpolice responder teams, an idea pushed hard for several months by activists and community ...Read more
PARIS — Violence erupted in Paris on Saturday during a march against a controversial new security legislation that would ban the publication of images of police officers with intent to cause them harm.
Turmoil erupted ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — In the winter of 1969-70, Philadelphia had an average temperature of 30.3 degrees Fahrenheit. Last year, the average was 39.4.
No one says snow and cold spells are things of the past. But winters have ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina on Saturday reported the highest number of new coronavirus cases in more than four months with 1,797, according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control.
It's the fourth time...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A second person has died after being wounded in a shooting inside Arden Fair during the height of Black Friday shopping in what was described as a targeted and isolated attack.
The victim, a 17-year...Read more
Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos, died from injuries sustained during a fire that ripped through a loved one's home in Connecticut, the company confirmed.
The iconic tech entrepreneur died Friday ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Powerful drugs recently authorized by the U.S. that may prevent those at the earliest stages of COVID-19 from suffering severe disease present thorny new challenges, including who will get them and where ...Read more
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