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Paint schemes go political as NASCAR season heats upCorey LaJoie came to Indianapolis with a new primary sponsor and a freshly painted car
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this June 16, 2020, file photo, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott adjusts his mask after speaking in Austin, Texas.  Abbott on Thursday, July 2, ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state, a dramatic ramp up of the Republican's efforts to control spiking numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
As Texas reverses course on masks, GOP digs in on conventionTexas began mandating face coverings Friday on the orders of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who says some people “are not comprehending the magnitude” of the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 4, 2019, file photo, the Washington Monument is visible as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flyover at the conclusion of President Donald Trump's Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 4th military flyovers to go over DC, 4 other citiesPresident Donald Trump’s July 4 celebration will feature an extensive U.S. military air show over Washington, D
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police: 1 of the officers who stopped Elijah McClain is fired over photos reenacting chokehold used before his deathPolice: 1 of the officers who stopped Elijah McClain is fired over photos reenacting chokehold used before his death
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Al Gore, left, founder of the Climate Reality Project, and the Rev. William Barber II, president of the Repairers of the Breach, visit Lowndes County resident Charlie Mae Holcombe to talk about the failing wastewater sanitation system at her home in Hayneville, Ala. An anti-poverty coalition led by Barber is scheduled to hold a virtual march Saturday. The Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington aims to build upon the nation’s principles to pursue solutions to poverty — something advocates say is getting especially severe in rural areas. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett, File)
Religious leaders to invoke Frederick Douglass on July 4thAbout 150 preachers, rabbis and imams are promising to invoke Black abolitionist Frederick Douglass on July 4th as they call for the U.S. to tackle racism and poverty
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Trump Niece: Here's Why the Case Against Me Is Nuts"Confidentiality agreement? Give me a break." That's pretty much what Mary Trump argued in a Thursday affidavit seeking to fully unblock the release of her bombshell memoir, the Washington Post reports. President Trump's niece dismissed the agreement as worthless because, she said, it was part of an inheritance contract in...
Newser2 hours ago
Police say photos they were investigating show officers reenacting chokehold used on Elijah McClain before he diedPolice say photos they were investigating show officers reenacting chokehold used on Elijah McClain before he died
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 27, 2020, file photo, Sheneen McClain speaks during a rally and march over the death of her 23-year-old son Elijah McClain, outside the police department in Aurora, Colo. One of the police officers investigated over photographs connected with Elijah McClain's death has resigned, Aurora police said Thursday, July 2, 2020. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Cop who stopped Elijah McClain fired over response to photosOne of the white officers who stopped Elijah McClain has been fired over photos showing colleagues reenacting the chokehold used on the Black man before he died last year
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie speaks as he holds the American flag during a news conference on June 14, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Ivie, a Republican voted out of office in a primary after coming out as gay in conservative Utah says a backlash during campaign season has him questioning whether his party has a place for him. Ivie made national headlines more than a year ago when he publicly announced his orientation while serving as a county commissioner in deep-red Utah County. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Republican who came out as gay in Utah ousted in primaryA Republican ousted in a primary after coming out as gay in conservative Utah says a backlash during the campaign has him questioning whether his party has a place for him
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A cook prepares a meal at Slater's 50/50 Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Santa Clarita, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a three-week closure of bars, indoor dining and indoor operations of several other types of businesses in various counties, including Los Angeles, as the state deals with increasing coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Second wave of virus closures wallops California restaurantsCalifornia restaurants are paying a heavy price during the coronavirus pandemic as indoor dining has been shut down for the second time across much of the state
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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