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    MAIL-IN ballots cast for Donald Trump were found trashed in swing-state Pennsylvania as the Federal prosecutor launched an investigation. Attorney David Freed said his office and the FBI were contacted on Monday amid concerns about "potential issues with a small number of mail-in ballots at the Luzerne County Board of Elections." 1The ballots were mailed...
    Prosecutors in Florida have dropped the charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft stemming from a 2019 prostitution sting, after an appeals court recently determined law enforcement violated the Constitutional rights of Kraft and others when they took secret recordings in a massage parlor. What are the details?Kraft stood accused of visiting the Orchids...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — While the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim thousands of lives in Maryland, new data shows a dramatic jump in drug and alcohol-related deaths across the state. Last year’s numbers showed a decrease in fatalities, but because of the pandemic, officials said people are left feeling disconnected. They’re worried more people will fall...
    Bill Curcio — the Board of Trustees Chair at Sussex County Community College — has been selected to serve on the Committee on Racial and Social Justice, a new group dedicated to the statewide fight for social equality in schools. The panel comprises six members — three presidents and three state county college trustees —...
    Dozens of students in Iowa schools were quarantined after both staff and students tested positive for the coronavirus, while a high school switched to online classes after some students were absent as cases surged Thursday by more than 1,300 across the state in the last 24 hours. An Iowa elementary school quarantined 130 elementary students...
    By DAVID PITT, Associated Press Dozens of students in Iowa schools were quarantined after both staff and students tested positive for the coronavirus, while a high school switched to online classes after some students were absent as cases surged Thursday by more than 1,300 across the state in the last 24 hours. An Iowa elementary...
    By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on preexisting medical conditions Thursday, amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of protections guaranteed by the Obama-era health law his administration is still trying to overturn. In a visit to swing...
    By CEDAR ATTANASIO, AP/Report for America SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s new child care agency has been regularly tweaking policies in an effort to keep the fragile industry afloat while increasing access, and providers say the work is paying off for them and parents. The Early Childhood Education and Care Department began waiving...
    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Thursday pushed back against a report that said she was distressed over the direction of the task force and was considering leaving. During a livestreamed news conference at Auburn University in Alabama, Birx was asked about a CNN report that said she...
    By ANNA LIZ NICHOLS, Associated Press/ Report for America LANSING, Mich (AP) — Early voting for the 2020 general election started in Michigan on Thursday under expanded voting rights that allow for any resident to request an absentee ballot. Amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, nearly 2.4 million residents already had requested absentee ballots, more...
    By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press Capacity at Connecticut restaurants, hair salons, libraries, and certain outdoor and indoor event and performing arts venues will increase beginning Oct. 8, while bars and nightclubs will remain closed to prevent possible spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday. Given Connecticut's low COVID-19 infection rate, which has hovered...
    By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The head of Mississippi's troubled prison system told lawmakers Thursday that the Department of Corrections intends to move some inmates out of a private prison and into a state-owned facility by mid-December. Corrections Commissioner Burl Cain said the department is spending about $1.5 million and...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections says one inmate has died at an in-state prison and another man convicted in Mississippi has died at a federal prison in Colorado. Thomas C. Parker, 40, died Tuesday at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale. He was serving life without parole at the Mississippi State...
    By MICHELLE LIU, Associated Press/Report for America COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal court on Thursday reinstated a requirement that South Carolinians voting by mail in this year's general election must obtain a witness signature for their ballots. The order from the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses a ruling last week by U.S....
    TWD chief explains why Carol and Daryl are getting their own spinoff and teases even more Walking Dead shows are in the works Kentucky Senate candidates take up Breonna Taylor case Florida State to Seminoles football fans in the stands: Get tested and put on a mask or leave TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State...
    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Thursday pushed back against a report that said she was distressed over the direction of the task force and was considering leaving. During a livestreamed news conference at Auburn University in Alabama, Birx was asked about a CNN report that said...
    Police in Vietnam have confiscated an estimated 345,000 used condoms which had been cleaned and resold as new, state media reported.Footage broadcast by state-owned Vietnam Television (VTV) this week showed dozens of large bags containing the used contraceptives scattered across the floor of a warehouse in the southern province of Binh Duong.Police said the bags...
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    Police in Vietnam have confiscated an estimated 345,000 used condoms which had been cleaned and resold as new, state media reported.Footage broadcast by state-owned Vietnam Television (VTV) this week showed dozens of large bags containing the used contraceptives scattered across the floor of a warehouse in the southern province of Binh Duong.Police said the bags...
    Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier is about to see what his No. 19 Ragin-Cajuns learned from a nearly stumbling out of the rankings only one week after a landmark victory had earned them some long-coveted national respect. The next test for ULL (2-0, 2-0 Sun Belt) comes at home Saturday against Georgia Southern (1-0), which has...
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The two Republican members of North Carolina’s state elections board have resigned after signing off on a legal settlement to alter absentee ballot rules for this fall. Their decision further accentuates the political stakes in altering this popular form of voting during the COVID-19 pandemic in the closely divided state. Ken...
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia health official is warning of a “severe public health threat” if a planned campaign rally for President Donald Trump goes forward Friday evening. Dr. Natasha Dwamena, a Department of Public Health district director, said in a letter Thursday that the 4,000 people expected to attend Trump’s rally at the...
    By JEFF AMY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Students in Georgia public high schools would face no consequences for failing statewide standardized tests for at least one year under a proposal from state Superintendent Richard Woods in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Woods announced the plan Thursday, saying that he wants the state Board of...
    By ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia health official is warning of a “severe public health threat” if a planned campaign rally for President Donald Trump goes forward Friday evening. Dr. Natasha Dwamena, a Department of Public Health district director, said in a letter Thursday that the 4,000 people expected to...
    RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressional race won't be decided in November after one of the candidates died, triggering a provision in state law that it be pushed to a special election in February, the secretary of state said. Adam Charles Weeks, of the Legal Marijuana Now Party, was running in the 2nd...
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Thursday reported 17 more deaths from the illness caused by the coronavirus and one of its highest one-day increases in new confirmed cases. The Department of Health said 1,246 people have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic began. That figure includes both confirmed and probable cases. The state's...
    A Washington state man is accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend after a body was found on a hillside, officials said. Colin Patrick Dudley, 37, of Tacoma, appeared in court Wednesday for the murder of 33-year-old Kassanndra Cantrell, who was three months along when she vanished on Aug. 25, news station KOMO reported. Relatives reported...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County on Thursday reported 703 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 563 of them coming from previous months. Thursday’s count brings the total in the county to 79,426, which is the second highest in the state behind Harris County. Health officials said 692 of the cases came from a backlog in the...
    Ybor City, Florida on May 8, 2020.PHOTO BY MICHAEL M. SINCLAIRGov. Ron DeSantis says Florida will prohibit local governments from shutting down or placing additional hurdles on restaurants as the state prepares to move forward with the reopening process. DeSantis told reporters Thursday that the Department of Business and Professional Regulation has the authority to prevent cities and counties...
    A congressional special election has been called in Minnesota, increasing House Republicans' chances of dominating state delegations in the event of a tied Electoral College after Nov. 3. Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon has scheduled a special election on Feb. 9 for the 2nd Congressional District after the death this week of Legal Marijuana...
    SANTA CLARA (AP) — A severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens, officials said Thursday. They urged people to get vaccinated to prevent that from happening. Dr. Mark Ghaly, California Secretary of Health and Human Services, told...
    Despite the pandemic, cannabis sales in Illinois continue to increase. But it’s not just in-state sales. Sales to out-of-state consumers in Illinois has nearly doubled since January. Of the nearly $64 million in total adult-use cannabis sales in Illinois for August, $17.2 million was in “out-of-state resident sales.” That’s nearly double the $8.6 million...
    Sex Education is adding a non-binary character to its cast for season 3 Breonna Taylor: Calls grow for Kentucky AG to release evidence Father of BYU OL Tristen Hoge says Hoge has pneumonia after contracting COVID-19 © Yahoo News BYU offensive lineman Tristen Hoge is dealing with pneumonia after he contracted COVID-19....
    SACRAMENTO (CBS / AP) — The nation’s largest cellphone providers will pay a combined $116 million under a settlement approved Thursday in a California lawsuit alleging that they overcharged government customers for wireless services over more than a decade. Verizon will pay $68 million and AT&T Mobility $48 million to settle claims that they violated...
    The Justice Department is currently investigating what happened to nine military mail-in ballots, which were discarded Pennsylvania. At least seven of the ballots were cast for President Trump while the other two were sealed by Luzerne County before the FBI recovered them, a department press release said on Thursday. The incident touched on widespread concerns about...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Floria Governor Ron DeSantis wants to prohibit local governments from being able to close restaurants and bars, as some locals did to slow the spread of COVID-19 earlier this year. DeSantis, appearing ready to ease state restrictions that place a 50 percent indoor occupancy limit on restaurants and bars, believes a “preemption”...
    By Nicole Winfield | Associated Press ROME — The powerful head of the Vatican’s saint-making office, Cardinal Angelo Becciu, resigned suddenly Thursday from the post and renounced his rights as a cardinal amid a financial scandal that has reportedly implicated him indirectly. The Vatican provided no details on why Pope Francis accepted Becciu’s resignation in...
    If Donald Trump gets his way and rams an arch-conservative Federalist Society minion on to the Supreme Court, we all know that Roe v. Wade will immediately be in the crosshairs. But if these Republicans in robes do eviscerate the reproductive rights that have been enshrined into American law for nearly half a...
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens, officials said Thursday. They urged people to get vaccinated to prevent that from happening. California Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mark Ghaly speaking...
    BOSTON (AP) — Alumni Stadium will be empty when new Boston College coach Jeff Hafley and quarterback Phil Jurkovec get their first look at a game day in Chestnut Hill. But if things keep going like this, they’ll be around for a lot more. BC began the Hafley era with a 26-6 victory over...
    A recent audit conducted by the state of California revealed that the University of California accepted at least 64 students due to their connections to university staff or donors over more qualified applicants. The majority of the applicants chosen for their connections were found at UC Berkeley, which the state auditors accused of failing to...
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    ROME, Italy -- The powerful head of the Vatican's saint-making office, Cardinal Angelo Becciu, resigned Thursday from the post and renounced his rights as a cardinal amid a financial scandal that has reportedly implicated him indirectly.The Vatican provided no details on why Pope Francis accepted Becciu's resignation in a statement late Thursday. In the one-sentence...
    RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congressional race won’t be decided in November after one of the candidates died, triggering a provision in state law that it be pushed to a special election in February, the secretary of state said. Adam Charles Weeks, of the Legal Marijuana Now Party, was running in the 2nd...