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AP Top U.S. News at 9:16 a.m. EDT

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Pandemic leaves American Samoa residents stranded, homesick
An estimated 600 residents of the U.S. territory of American Samoa were away when the governor closed its borders in March to keep the cluster of Pacific islands free from the coronavirus
12:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Supreme Court halts census in latest twist of 2020 count
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Trump administration can end census field operations early, in a blow to efforts to make sure minorities are properly counted in the crucial once-a-decade tally
11:12PM ( 2 hours ago )
Former Idaho governor candidate indicted in 1984 killing
A former longshot candidate for Idaho governor has been indicted in the murder of Jonelle Matthews, a 12-year-old Colorado girl who went missing in 1984
10:19PM ( 3 hours ago )
U.S. News
The Latest: India reports over 63,000 new coronavirus cases
India has confirmed more than 63,000 new cases of the coronavirus, an increase of over 8,000 from the previous day but still far fewer than it was reporting a month ago, when the virus was at its peak in the country
1:08AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Rays beat Astros 5-2, move within 1 victory of World Series
Joey Wendle hit a go-ahead, two-run single two batters after another critical error by José Altuve, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied for a 5-2 win against the Houston Astros that moved them within one victory of the second World Series appearance in franchise history
12:53AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Altuve's throwing yips hurt Astros again in Game 3 of ALCS
José Altuve committed his fourth throwing error this postseason and third of the AL Championship Series in the sixth inning of the Astros' 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 3
12:48AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Anchorage mayor resigns after admitting to relationship
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has submitted his resignation, a day after admitting he had an inappropriate relationship with a local television anchorwoman
11:09PM ( 2 hours ago )
Barrett bats away tough Democratic confirmation probing
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett spent a long day and evening batting back Democrats' tough questioning at her Senate confirmation hearings
10:51PM ( 2 hours ago )
Trump, Biden zero in on swing states that are key to victory
With Election Day just three weeks away, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are concentrating on battleground states both see as critical to clinching an Electoral College victory
8:53PM ( 4 hours ago )
AP National News
Agent: Michigan, Virginia governors mentioned in kidnap plot
An FBI agent has testified that members of anti-government paramilitary groups who plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also discussed abducting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
8:16PM ( 5 hours ago )
Despite virus fears, Texas sends most voters to the polls
Early voting is underway in Texas, one of the few places in the U.S. not allowing widespread mail balloting during the pandemic
6:37PM ( 6 hours ago )
California GOP considers adding more disputed ballot boxes
California’s Republican Party is changing the labeling on its unofficial ballot drop boxes to avoid confusion with those used by county registrars, and may expand their use even as California election officials say they're illegal
6:32PM ( 7 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Pandemic leaves American Samoa residents stranded, homesick
An estimated 600 residents of the U.S. territory of American Samoa were away when the governor closed its borders in March to keep the cluster of Pacific islands free from the coronavirus
12:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Supreme Court halts census in latest twist of 2020 count
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Trump administration can end census field operations early, in a blow to efforts to make sure minorities are properly counted in the crucial once-a-decade tally
11:12PM ( 2 hours ago )
Former Idaho governor candidate indicted in 1984 killing
A former longshot candidate for Idaho governor has been indicted in the murder of Jonelle Matthews, a 12-year-old Colorado girl who went missing in 1984
10:19PM ( 3 hours ago )
Agent: Michigan, Virginia governors mentioned in kidnap plot
An FBI agent has testified that members of anti-government paramilitary groups who plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also discussed abducting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
8:16PM ( 5 hours ago )
Despite virus fears, Texas sends most voters to the polls
Early voting is underway in Texas, one of the few places in the U.S. not allowing widespread mail balloting during the pandemic
6:37PM ( 6 hours ago )