Nation & World

Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

Saudi officials say the coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen will begin a cease-fire starting Thursday.

Nation & World

Court allows Texas to ban most abortions during virus crisis

A federal appeals court has sided with Texas and allowed the state to ban most abortions while under an emergency order limiting non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic.

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AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT.
Virus: Inslee sending back DOD field hospital

National Politics

Virus: Inslee sending back DOD field hospital

Gov. Jay Inslee says a Department of Defense field hospital that had been set up by the football field where the Seattle Seahawks play due to the coronavirus outbreak will be returned to the Federal Emergency Management Agency so it can be deployed to another state facing more of a crisis.

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COVID-19 relief fund makes 1st distribution of $5.5M

A campaign to raise money for Illinois nonprofits blindsided by the spread of the coronavirus announced its first distribution of $5.5 million Wednesday.
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