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Tuesday April 20th, 2021 5:23AM

AP Top U.S. News at 10:23 a.m. EDT

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Plan to revamp police force proceeds in Ithaca, New York
Officials in an Ivy League town in upstate New York have voted to proceed with a hotly debated plan to revamp the police force as part of the nationwide reexamination of law enforcement after the killing of George Floyd
10:22AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Groups rush to get Florida farmworkers vaccinated
Farmworker advocates are racing against time to get vaccinations for migrant workers newly eligible for the jab as Florida lowers its age limits, so  they can be inoculated before they travel north to harvest crops in other regions
10:09AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Safety last: Risky investments soared at start of 2021
Risky stocks seen as nearly untouchable a year ago burst to the market’s best performances during the first three months of 2021, headlining a fourth straight quarter of gains for the S&P 500
10:08AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
US jobless claims rise to 719K as virus still forces layoffs
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 61,000 last week to 719,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more businesses reopen, vaccines are increasingly administered and federal aid spreads through the economy
9:42AM ( 58 minutes ago )
The Latest: Pfizer: Vaccine effective up to 6 months later
Pfizer says its vaccine continues to be effective against COVID-19 up to six months later
9:17AM ( 1 hour ago )
Officer video shows Floyd struggle, then takedown
George Floyd’s violent struggle with three police officers trying to arrest him included Floyd’s panicky cries of “I’m sorry, I’m sorry” and “I’m claustrophobic!”
9:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
It's cherry blossom season, but DC isn't ready to open up
Officials in the nation’s capital are watching the crowds as cherry blossom season begins in earnest
5:43AM ( 4 hours ago )
Can I still spread the coronavirus after I'm vaccinated?
Experts are still studying how good COVID-19 vaccines are at preventing people from spreading the virus, but say the risk is low
3:03AM ( 7 hours ago )
New Mexico primed to join US recreational pot wave
New Mexico’s Legislature has approved the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older in a bill that the governor plans to sign, extending the legal cannabis market in the American Southwest by April 2022
1:34AM ( 9 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Plan to revamp police force proceeds in Ithaca, New York
Officials in an Ivy League town in upstate New York have voted to proceed with a hotly debated plan to revamp the police force as part of the nationwide reexamination of law enforcement after the killing of George Floyd
10:22AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Groups rush to get Florida farmworkers vaccinated
Farmworker advocates are racing against time to get vaccinations for migrant workers newly eligible for the jab as Florida lowers its age limits, so  they can be inoculated before they travel north to harvest crops in other regions
10:09AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Safety last: Risky investments soared at start of 2021
Risky stocks seen as nearly untouchable a year ago burst to the market’s best performances during the first three months of 2021, headlining a fourth straight quarter of gains for the S&P 500
10:08AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Holy Thursday service held at fire-ravaged Notre Dame
A Holy Thursday service has been held at Paris' Notre Dame cathedral, even though it is still under construction after it was ravaged by flames just days before Easter in 2019
10:07AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Child among 4 dead in shooting at California office building
The latest U.S. mass shooting has happened at a Southern California office building where four people were killed, including a child, and a woman was critically wounded
10:06AM ( 34 minutes ago )