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A poster with photos are attached to a fence in the South Austin neighborhood of Chicago on Sunday, July 5, 2020, during a vigil for 7-year-old Natalie Wallace, who was shot and killed as her family gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday Saturday night in the 100 bock of North Latrobe Avenue Kingsbury Street. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
'Senseless crime': The victims of July Fourth shootingsA 6-year-old computer whiz
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Elizabeth Jo Shirley. The West Virginia woman who previously served in the Air Force planned to offer top-secret information from the National Security Agency to the Russian government, prosecutors said Monday, July 6, 2020, in announcing her conviction in federal court. Shirley pleaded guilty as part of a plea agreement. (West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)
Woman pleads guilty in scheme to offer information to RussiaFederal prosecutors say a West Virginia woman who had served in the Air Force planned to offer classified information to the Russian government
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this July 17, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks during a Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Bottoms announced Monday, July 6, 2020, that she had tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19Atlanta's mayor says she has tested positive for COVID-19, despite having what she describes as “no symptoms.”
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this June 15, 2020, file photo, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, urges lawmakers to approve the state budget bill, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. A coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly's return to work from a scheduled summer recess. Rendon's office confirmed five people who work in the Assembly have tested positive for the coronavirus. They include Assemblywoman Autumn Burke, who is believed to have contracted the virus while on the Assembly floor last month. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California Assembly delays session after virus outbreakA coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - A Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol honor guard folds the retired Mississippi state flag after it was raised over the Capitol grounds one final time in Jackson, Miss., in a July 1, 2020 file photo. A draft policy being circulated by Pentagon leaders would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Defense Department work places or public areas by service members and civilian personnel. The policy has not yet been finalized or signed by Defense Secretary Mark Esper.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Pentagon draft policy would ban Confederate flag displaysA draft policy being circulated by Pentagon leaders would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Defense Department workplaces or public areas by service members and civilian personnel
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this April 17, 2020 file photo, emergency medical workers arrive at Cobble Hill Health Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York for an emergency call. On Thursday, April 23, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that nursing homes in New York must immediately report how they've complied with regulations for resident care during the coronavirus, and non-compliant facilities could face hefty fines or lose their licenses. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
NY count: 6,300 virus patients were sent to nursing homesNew York hospitals released more than 6,300 recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes during the height of the pandemic under a controversial, now-scrapped policy
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Fossils reveal dinosaur forerunner smaller than a cellphoneScientists have discovered a pocket sized dinosaur forerunner that was just 4 inches tall
The Associated Press8 hours ago
White woman charged after racist Central Park confrontationA white woman walking her dog who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false report
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Sheneen McClain, right, is hugged by family attorney Mari Newman at the memorial site across the street from where McClain's 23-year-old son, Elijah, was stopped by Aurora, Colo., Police Department officers while walking home as family members hold a news conference Friday, July 3, 2020, in Aurora, Colo. Three Aurora Police Department officers have left the force after photographs surfaced of them reenacting the chokehold used on McClain across the road from the memorial. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
A look at a Colorado Black man's death in police encounter Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against minorities, Elijah McClain's name has become a rallying cry
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Boaters flag down authorities to a crashed seaplane near Powderhorn Bay on Lake Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, July 5, 2020, south of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The downed plane can be seen in the right side of the image. Two people died in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d’Alene Sunday, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office told the Spokane Spokesman-Review. Investigators are checking initial reports that there were a total of eight passengers and crew on the two planes, the sheriff's office said in a statement Sunday night. (Stephanie Hammett/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
Sheriff: At least 8 killed in plane collision at Idaho lakeAuthorities say at least eight people were killed when two small airplanes collided over a scenic lake in northern Idaho
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Flags fly in front of the Metropolitan Detention Center, Monday, July 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell has been transferred to New York to face charges she recruited women and girls for him to sexually abuse. The Bureau of Prisons confirmed that Maxwell was transferred Monday and is currently being held at the MDC. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Maxwell moved to NY for Epstein-related sex abuse chargesJeffrey Epstein’s longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell has been transferred to New York to face charges she recruited girls for him to sexually abuse
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Dawit Kelete wears handcuffs chained to his waist as he walks into a court appearance Monday, July 6, 2020, in Seattle. Kelete is accused of driving a car on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one, over the weekend. Seattle has been the site of prolonged unrest over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
$1.2 million bail for driver that hit 2 Seattle protesters A judge set bail at $1.2 million on Monday for the man accused of driving a Jaguar on to a closed Seattle freeway and hitting two protesters, killing one
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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