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The U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev. is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The majority of the more than 1,300 Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal members receive their mail in shared P.O. boxes at the reservation’s sole U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev., which is only open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Post offices on tribal lands will play an integral role in ensuring Native Americans can access voting in Nevada and elsewhere in the U.S. West in the 2020 election, but advocates worry residents of sprawling, rural reservations who lack transportation may struggle to get to the post office. (AP Photo/Sam Metz)
Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian CountryTribes see ballot collection as a critical way to boost historically low Native American turnout, but it's become a flashpoint in the November election
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
This December 2016 photo provided by the family shows, from left, Lu Wang, Ming Wang and Anne Peterson. Ming Wang, 71, was sickened in March 2020 on a cruise from Australia with his wife, a break after decades of running the family’s Chinese restaurant in Papillion, Neb. In the 74 days he was hospitalized, doctors desperately tried various experimental approaches, including enrolling him in a study of an antiviral drug that ultimately showed promise. Ming died on June 8. “It was just touch and go. Everything they wanted to try we said yes, do it,” said his daughter, Anne Peterson. “We would give anything to have him back, but if what we and he went through would help future patients, that’s what we want.” (Anne Peterson via AP)
Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatmentThe nearly 1 million people who have lost their lives to COVID-19 also have given the world a gift: a better understanding of how to treat the disease
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump walks with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to a news conference to announce Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Barrett could be Ginsburg's polar opposite on Supreme CourtAmy Coney Barrett's replacement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court would represent the most dramatic ideological change on the Supreme Court in nearly 30 years and cement conservative dominance of the court for years to come
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 5, 2020, file photo rows of patient beds are shown at a military field hospital at the CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle. Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period last year, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked, as service members struggle with isolation and other impacts of COVID-19 added to the pressures of war-zone deployments and responding to national disasters and civil unrest. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID eraMilitary suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Julie Muller, who sells cookie decorating kits on Etsy, poses in her kitchen Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Houston. One of the cookie-decorating kits she offers has a Black Lives Matter theme. Amid all the Black Lives Matter themed T-shirts, face masks and signs appearing in recent months, some unconventional merchandise has been popping up on online crafts marketplace Etsy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Homespun BLM products include cookie kits, garden gnomesSome white merchants on the craft marketplace Etsy are offering homespun products with a Black Lives Matter theme, including wine stoppers and garden gnomes
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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