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Tuesday August 4th, 2020 9:25PM
Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands
Lebanon's health minister says more than 70 people were killed and more than 3,000 were injured in the huge explosion that rocked Beirut
7:57PM ( 27 minutes ago )
California prosecutors ask NFL to take down shooting video
California prosecutors are asking the NFL to remove a video produced as part of the league’s Inspire Change campaign
7:55PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 4
Four people are dead as Tropical Storm Isaias spawns tornadoes and dumps rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast
7:54PM ( 30 minutes ago )
'Too many are selfish': US nears 5 million virus cases
The U.S. is approaching 5 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus, far outpacing other countries
7:52PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks
President Donald Trump has signed legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands
7:46PM ( 37 minutes ago )
Trump encourages mail voting in key battleground Florida
President Donald Trump is encouraging voters in the critical swing state of Florida to vote by mail following months of criticizing the practice
7:37PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Chasm grows between Trump and government coronavirus experts
n the early days of the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump was flanked in the White House briefing room by a team of public health experts in what seemed to be a portrait of unity to confront the pandemic
7:32PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Astronauts: SpaceX Dragon capsule 'came alive' on descent
The astronauts on SpaceX's first crew flight say their Dragon capsule “came alive” and sounded like a beast as it descended through the atmosphere to a splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico
7:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
Judge orders trial tied to discovery of missing kids' bodies
A judge ruled Tuesday there’s enough evidence for a man to go to trial after the bodies of his new wife’s two children were found buried on his Idaho property
7:19PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National News
The Latest: Trump says more Americans will be lost to virus
President Donald Trump says more Americans will be lost to COVID-19
7:34PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Trump says generals feel Beirut blast was likely an 'attack'
President Donald Trump says U.S. military generals have told him that they “seem to feel” the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a “terrible attack” likely caused by a bomb
7:33PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Trump: Massive explosion in Beirut was likely an 'attack'
President Donald Trump says U.S. military generals have told him that they think the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing more than 70 people, was likely a bomb
6:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Washington
Kanye West withdraws petition to get on NJ's 2020 ballot
Kanye West withdrew his petition to appear as a presidential candidate on New Jersey’s ballot
10:59AM ( 9 hours ago )
Smile more? Some critics see sexism in debate over Biden VP
The debate over Joe Biden’s running mate has recently ticked through a familiar list of stereotypes about women in politics
7:36AM ( 12 hours ago )
Ex-teacher hopes to free Belarus from president's iron fist
A 37-year-old former English teacher without political experience seems an unlikely challenger to the authoritarian president of Belarus who has been the ex-Soviet nation’s only leader for more than a quarter-century
5:42AM ( 14 hours ago )
AP Elections Archive
Elections
The Latest: Mississippi governor sets statewide mask order
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday that he is setting a statewide order for people to wear masks in public amid a recent surge in confirmed coronavirus cases
5:24PM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: Arizona reports 1,000 new cases, 66 more deaths
Arizona health officials have reported 1,008 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 66 more deaths
3:46PM ( 4 hours ago )
COVID-19 measures could disrupt rare polio-like disease
Health experts say the coronavirus pandemic might disrupt another disease: a rare paralyzing illness that has been hitting U.S. children for the past decade
1:52PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Health and Medicine
SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years
The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit are headed toward a splashdown Sunday in the Gulf of Mexico to close out their two-month test flight
12:01PM ( 2 days ago )
Fauci back on Capitol Hill as virus surge drives new fears
Dr. Anthony Fauci is returning to Capitol Hill on Friday
2:08AM ( 4 days ago )