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Tennessee Judges: It’s Legal To Film Clothed Women In Public

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Three appeals court judges in Tennessee have ruled that it is not illegal to film women fully clothed in public without their permission. In separate but...

San Diego-area shopper asked to remove face mask decorated with Nazi swastika

SAN DIEGO (JTA) - A shopper at a suburban San Diego supermarket was asked to remove a face mask decorated with a swastika. It’s another incident of stay-at-home orders during th...

Twitter To Label Disputed COVID-19 Tweets

Chicago (AP) — Twitter announced Monday it will warn users when a tweet contains disputed or misleading information about the coronavirus. The new rule is the latest in a wave o...

Experts Worry CDC Is Sidelined In Coronavirus Response

NEW YORK (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has repeatedly found its suggestions for fighting the coronavirus outbreak taking a backseat to other concerns within...

Brett Kavanaugh’s ‘Hypothetical’ Question: Can The US Require Groups To Recognize Israel?

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Those tuning in this week for just the second day of live Supreme Court broadcasts were treated to a surprise: In a case about NGOs, HIV-AIDS funding and prostit...

Intel Mulls New Chip Plant in U.S. Amid Concern Over Asian Supplies

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel is talking to the Trump administration about building a new semiconductor plant in the United States amid concern about relying on suppliers in Asia for chips...

Pence, Task Force Members Isolate After Virus Exposure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is self-isolating after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, joining three of the nation's top scientists in taking pr...

Ex-mayor Calls For City Apology In Fatal 1985 Bombing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former Philadelphia mayor who led the city 3 1/2 decades ago when police dropped a bomb on a row house and caused an inferno that killed 11 people and destr...

Latin America’s Second-biggest Airline, Avianca, Driven To Bankruptcy By Coronavirus

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Latin America's largest airlines filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday in New York, saying the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated its busin...

Column: Will The New Coronavirus Kill Spitting In Sports?

NEW YORK (AP) - We come not to praise the loogie, but to bury it. Already banned on sidewalks, outlawed indoors and pooh-poohed by polite society, that gob of saliva and Lord-kn...

Mnuchin: Jobless Numbers Going To Likely Worsen

WASHINGTON — Treasure Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the jobless numbers in the United States “are probably going to get worse before they get better,” but the bigger risk to the co...

New Virus Clusters Show Risks Of 2nd Wave As Protests Flare

BERLIN (AP) — A family in China, nightclubs in South Korea and a slaughterhouse in Germany: New clusters of coronavirus infections are igniting concerns about a second wave even as...

Coronavirus Complicates Safety For Families Living Together

CHICAGO (AP) — At the age of 24, Francy Sandoval has unwittingly become the sole breadwinner for her family, after her mom, dad and brother — a nanny, a painter and a server — all ...

Georgia Man’s Death Raises Echoes Of US Racial Terror Legacy

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Many people saw more than the last moments of Ahmaud Arbery's life when a video emerged this week of white men armed with guns confronting the black man, a st...

Pandemic Shows Contrasts Between US, European Safety Nets

LONDON (AP) - The coronavirus pandemic is straining social safety nets across the globe — and underlining sharp differences in approach between wealthy societies such as the United...

Lawns Are The New Wedding Venue In The Age Of Coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Love in the age of coronavirus sometimes requires a lawn. Couples with dashed wedding plans due to lockdown restrictions have been tying the knot on those tidy g...

Roy Horn Of Siegfried & Roy Dies From Coronavirus At 75

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy, the duo whose extraordinary magic tricks astonished millions until Horn was critically injured in 2003 by one of the act’s famed w...

Schumer Calls On VA To Explain Use Of Unproven Drug ‘Hydroxychloroquine’ On Vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat on Sunday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to explain why it allowed the use of an unproven drug on veterans for the coronav...

Citing Virus, Iran Says It’s Ready For Prisoner Swap With US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it is ready for unconditional prisoner swap talks with the United States because of fears that the coronavirus could put the lives of the prisoners at...

As Trump Pulls Back From Virus, Congress Races To Fill Void

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump tries to moves on from the coronavirus, Congress is rushing to fill the void and prepare the country for the long fight ahead. Jolted...

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