AUSTIN, Texas -- As the sun sets over Lady Bird lake on a warm summer night, a stream of shadows begins to emerge from beneath the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge. The shadows dart and dance across the orange sky like ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico reported a daily rise of 523 COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 30,366 and making it the world's fifth-deadliest country for the disease.
Total cases rose by a record 6,914 to 252,165, according ...Read more
GENEVA -- The World Health Organization reported Saturday an increase of 212,326 cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, a global daily record.
The health organization reported over 10.9 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and 523,...Read more
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, the Trump administration's main representative for North Korea, will visit South Korea Tuesday before heading to Japan, Yonhap reported Saturday, citing unidentified ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas saw 8,258 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus Saturday and an additional 238 people who are hospitalized with the virus -- the highest numbers in both categories to date.
Texas coronavirus cases ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- A third fired Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's Memorial Day death has been released from jail, according to Hennepin County jail records
Tao Thao, 34, posted $750,000 bail and was ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A woman whose racist, anti-Asian tirades last month shocked the public and the city of Torrance has a warrant out for her arrest in connection to a confrontation separate from those recently captured on ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Over the past three years, five different judges in Hennepin County have ruled that Corcoran, Minn., police officer Cody Vojacek conducted unlawful searches, leading to the dismissal of six criminal cases.
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- California reported 3,974 new coronavirus cases and 51 deaths on Friday, a decline from previous days tempered by the fact that several counties did not report new data, most notably Los Angeles County....Read more
DETROIT -- Thousands of University of Michigan students got a scare Friday night: warnings circulating on social media about an apparent data breach leaking their U-M email addresses and passwords.
On Saturday, the ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Joey Chestnut didn't need a crowd or his closest competitor.
Instead, in one of the most unusual editions of one of the most distinctly American traditions, the San Jose native downed his 1,000th ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Federal authorities intercepted 21 Mexican nationals trying to enter the U.S. illegally in a pair of panga boats off the San Diego coast early Friday, officials said.
The boats were spotted by a U.S. Customs ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Someone smashed the head off of the Christopher Columbus statue that has stood in front of Waterbury's city hall for many years.
The decapitated statue was discovered Saturday morning and police are ...Read more
North Korea is ruling out more talks with the U.S., saying the American authorities are using the idea as a mere political tool.
"We do not feel any need to sit face-to-face with the U.S.," North Korea Vice Foreign ...Read more
CHICAGO -- A 34-year-old woman was shot and killed and two others were injured Saturday morning on the 31st Street bridge over Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago police.
The killing was the second to occur on July 4, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- As protests over the police killing of George Floyd raged across the nation, the University of Southern California removed the name of one of its most influential leaders from a landmark building on campus. ...Read more
U.S. racial and ethnic minorities accounted for all of the nation's population growth during the last decade, according to new Census Bureau estimates.
The data underscore the nation's growing diversity and suggest that ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Two of California death row's most notorious inmates apparently died from COVID-19, bringing the number of inmates across the state to die after contracting the coronavirus to at least 24.
The men, ...Read more
MIAMI -- Saturday's update on new confirmed COVID-19 cases from the Florida Department of Health reflected the state recorded a new single-day high, rocketing past previous peaks.
Florida added 11,458 cases, beating ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump used an elaborate fireworks display and Air Force One flyover at Mount Rushmore on Friday night to rally his base, ushering in Fourth of July celebrations a day early with accusations ...Read more
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