National

To court Latinos, Democrats have to expand strategy in 2022

Immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos in Arizona for nearly two decades helped propel Joe Biden to victory in a traditionally conservative state.
November 28, 2020, 10:53 AM

National

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

Governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak.
November 28, 2020, 9:36 AM

National

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46

Tony Hsieh, retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.
November 28, 2020, 10:43 AM

National

Biden plans swift moves to protect and advance LGBTQ rights

As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack Obama.
November 28, 2020, 8:14 AM

National

Black firefighters in NC allege racism amid larger reckoning

A group of Black firefighters in a North Carolina city has filed a grievance citing racism and discrimination they have endured for more than 30 years.
November 28, 2020, 8:34 AM

National

The Latest: Dozens arrested in British anti-lockdown protest

British police have arrested dozens of people at an anti-lockdown demonstration in London.
November 28, 2020, 10:33 AM

National

1 dead, 1 injured in Sacramento Black Friday mall shooting

Police say a shooting at a Sacramento mall on Black Friday has killed one person and left another with life-threatening wounds.
November 28, 2020, 8:31 AM

National

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

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EST.
November 28, 2020, 5:04 AM

National

Florida congressman-elect tests positive for virus

South Florida Congressman-elect Carlos Gimenez has tested positive for coronavirus.
November 27, 2020, 10:20 PM

National

Georgia Aquarium’s largest female whale shark dies

The largest female whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has died.
November 27, 2020, 9:18 PM

National

50-something Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. hungry to fight again

Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr are older, wiser, calmer men than the young athletes who once dominated their sport, and their extraordinary return to the ring will reflect it.
November 27, 2020, 6:37 PM

National

Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surges

Los Angeles County has announced a stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation’s most populous county.
November 27, 2020, 8:35 PM

National

Plan released to reduce massive wildfires in US West

U.S. officials have released a plan for removing or changing vegetation over a huge swath of the U.S. West to stop devastating wildfires on land used for cattle ranching, recreation and habitat for imperiled sage grouse.
November 27, 2020, 5:10 PM

National

Experts: Virus numbers could be erratic after Thanksgiving

The coronavirus testing numbers that have guided much of the nation’s response to the pandemic are likely to be erratic over the next week or so.
November 27, 2020, 6:06 PM

National

Thanksgiving marks last day for Commander’s Palace chef

It was an emotional rollercoaster of a Thanksgiving for longtime chef of the popular New Orleans restaurant Commander’s Palace.
November 27, 2020, 4:11 PM

National

Navajo school, students fight to overcome amid COVID-19

On the Navajo Nation, a high school senior spends six hours most days doing homework in a car next to a school bus turned Wi-Fi hotspot.
November 27, 2020, 2:30 PM

National

Puppy pipeline runs from Georgia northward to adoptive homes

Dogs are flowing from Georgia to areas around Washington, D.
November 28, 2020, 10:21 AM

National

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

“Jeopardy!”.
November 28, 2020, 7:40 AM

National

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST.
November 27, 2020, 10:04 PM

National

The Latest: Illinois surpasses 12,000 deaths from COVID-19

Illinois has risen above 12,000 deaths from COVID-19, while also surpassing the 700,000 mark for confirmed coronavirus infections.
November 27, 2020, 8:31 PM

National

Correction: Virus Outbreak-The Latest story

In a story Nov. 25, 2020, about a new U.S. estimate of missed coronavirus infections, The Associated Press erroneously reported an earlier calculation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
November 27, 2020, 6:33 PM

National

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid virus

Christmas tree growers who have faced increased interest in artificial trees in recent years say demand for real, fresh-cut evergreens is strong this season.
November 27, 2020, 6:31 PM