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Wednesday August 12th, 2020 7:37PM

AP Top U.S. News at 10:03 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home
A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown
11:14AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests
Tens of thousands of coronavirus test kits that went unused during a 12-day testing blitz in Phoenix's hardest-hit Latino neighborhoods shows a failure to spread the word to a community that’s often distrustful of government
11:08AM ( 56 minutes ago )
Financially struggling zoos could be latest pandemic victims
Zoos and aquariums from Florida to Alaska are struggling financially because of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic
11:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
U.S. News
SEC contenders must navigate 10 games versus league foes
The Southeastern Conference has long touted itself as the nation’s toughest football league from top to the bottom
11:52AM ( 12 minutes ago )
AP source: Cards-Brewers off; 4 more St. Louis positives
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the St. Louis Cardinals-Milwaukee Brewers game Saturday has been postponed
11:48AM ( 16 minutes ago )
France starts testing travelers from 16 nations for virus
Travelers entering France from 16 countries where the coronavirus is circulating widely are having to undergo virus tests upon arrival at French airports and ports
11:21AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down
Hurricane Isaias has snapped trees and knocked out power while blowing through the Bahamas on Saturday
10:49AM ( 1 hour ago )
Negotiators huddle in Capitol after $600 benefit expires
Washington talks on a huge COVID relief bill have resumed, focused on restoring a newly expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit, a fresh $1,200 direct payment to most Americans, and hundreds of billions of dollars in other aid to states, businesses, and the poor
10:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
Thousands in Russia's Far East protest governor's arrest
Thousands of demonstrators rallied Saturday in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk to protest the arrest of the regional governor
10:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Marine vehicle deep under sea, complicating rescue search
Officials say a military seafaring assault vehicle that sank off the coast of Southern California is under hundreds of feet of water, complicating efforts to reach the landing craft as crews search for eight missing troops
9:54PM ( 14 hours ago )
Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case didn't adequately screen jurors for potential biases
9:11PM ( 14 hours ago )
Midair collision kills state legislator, 6 others in Alaska
Seven people, including an Alaska state lawmaker, died Friday when two small airplanes collided in midair near the airport in Soldotna, on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula
9:08PM ( 14 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home
A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown
11:14AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests
Tens of thousands of coronavirus test kits that went unused during a 12-day testing blitz in Phoenix's hardest-hit Latino neighborhoods shows a failure to spread the word to a community that’s often distrustful of government
11:08AM ( 56 minutes ago )
Financially struggling zoos could be latest pandemic victims
Zoos and aquariums from Florida to Alaska are struggling financially because of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic
11:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
States eager to expand broadband, wary of CARES Act deadline
Officials from states across the country who are hoping to expand broadband internet to underserved areas with federal money appropriated to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic are scrambling to finish the projects by the end of the year
10:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack
A Florida teen arrested Friday was named by authorities as the mastermind of the takeover earlier this month of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls that scammed people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin
1:14AM ( 10 hours ago )