Nation & World

Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million.

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Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million.

Nation & World

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

Northern California’s wine country was blanketed by fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying homes and prompting evacuation orders for nearly 70,000 people.

Nation & World

US official: 2020 census to end Oct. 5 despite court order

The U.S. secretary of Commerce says the 2020 census will end Oct. 5, despite a federal judge’s ruling last week that the head count of every U.S. resident should continue through the end of October, according to a tweet posted on the Census Bureau’s website Monday.

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Doc Rivers out as Clippers’ coach, after seven seasons

Doc Rivers says he’s out as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, though did not specify if he chose to leave on his own or if he was fired.

Nation & World

Texas sheriff indicted after probe into Black man’s death

A Texas sheriff has been indicted on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death in custody of a Black man, Javier Ambler, that was filmed by a police reality TV series “Live PD.”.

Nation & World

Dissident Ai Weiwei protests possible extradition of Assange

Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei staged a silent protest outside London’s Old Bailey court against the possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States where he is wanted on espionage charges.

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Alabama General Election Testing Advisory

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South Carolina General Election Testing Advisory

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Georgia General Election Testing Advisory

World

Tensions mount as Armenia, Azerbaijan continue fighting

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces accused each other of attacks on each other’s territory on Tuesday, as fighting over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh continued for the third straight day after a decades-old conflict reignited.

World

France to ban use of wild animals in circuses, marine parks

France’s environment minister has announced a gradual ban in the coming years on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and on keeping dolphins and killer whales in captivity in marine parks.

National Politics

Advocates want recognition of school desegregation landmarks

A group of historians wants the National Park Service to incorporate locations in South Carolina into its site in Kansas dedicated to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared school segregation illegal.

National Politics

The Latest: Sweden to increase attendance at sporting events

The Swedish government has decided to increase the number of spectators allowed to attend sporting events from 50 to 500 as of Oct. 15.

National

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT.

World

Dutch students work hard to keep virus out of shared houses

The pandemic is hitting students hard in Leiden, the Netherlands’ oldest university city.

National

The Latest: Greece tests more cruise ship crew amid outbreak

Health inspectors in Greece are carrying out additional COVID-19 tests on crew members of a cruise ship with more than 1,500 people on board, ordering the ship to stop at a testing area at the country’s largest port near Athens.

National Politics

Analysis: In debate, a last chance for Trump to define Biden

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden face off in their first general election debate on Tuesday.

National

Global stocks mixed after Wall St rally ahead of US debate

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street rallied ahead of a U.S. presidential election debate.
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