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Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Espinoza seeks to shake up education

OTHELLO — It’s an unusual time for someone running a campaign for statewide office in Washington.

Updated 12 minutes ago
New Mexico may elect historic all-female US House delegation

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico voters have a chance this year to send a historic all-female U.S. House delegation to Congress, no matter which party wins races.

Updated 12 minutes ago
AP FACT CHECK: Faulty Trump claims on virus drug, vote fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump doesn't like the message, he shoots the messenger.

Updated 8 hours, 12 minutes ago
Californians venture outside as state relaxes virus rules

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As cooped-up California residents ventured outdoors to take advantage of sunshine and relaxed rules to control the spread of coronavirus, authorities said Memorial Day weekend crowds at beaches...

Updated 8 hours, 48 minutes ago
Police respond to large crowds, shooting in Florida beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered at a popular Florida beach boardwalk and were seen partying and dancing despite social distancing restrictions imposed by the state to combat the coronavirus...

Updated 9 hours, 12 minutes ago
Analysis: Amid virus worry, public skips legislative session

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a typical Louisiana legislative session, people with disabilities and their families pack budget hearing rooms seeking dollars for health assistance programs, all wearing yellow T-shirt...

Updated 10 hours, 45 minutes ago
Pima County leaders drop some state rules involving virus

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Board of Supervisors has voted to amend some of its health code regulations intended to protect employees and customers as businesses begin to reopen across Arizona.

Updated 11 hours, 12 minutes ago
Correction: Virus Outbreak-Arizona story

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — In a story May 22, 2020, about Arizona businesses beginning to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Pima County dropped some state regulation...

Updated 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
German governor's plan to end blanket virus rules criticized

BERLIN (AP) — A German state governor’s proposal to end blanket coronavirus restrictions in his region, which would be a first for the country after a comparatively successful response to the pandemic, drew mount...

Updated 13 hours, 12 minutes ago
1,000 protest Belarusian president seeking another term

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 1,000 protesters denouncing authoritarian Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s seeking of another term in an upcoming election have held the largest opposition demonstration of ...

Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
Nevada launches system to accept gig workers' weekly claims

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada has launched a system to accept weekly claims from non-traditional workers for unemployment benefits authorized by the federal government.

Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
Arkansas active coronavirus cases continue to spike

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases reported in Arkansas continued to spike Saturday — a trend Gov. Asa Hutchinson partially attributed to more widespread testing for COVID-19, the illnes...

Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
Census workers to target southern New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Census workers have started to drop off questionnaires at the front doors of some homes in Las Cruces and Dona Ana County as part of an effort to target households that don’t receive ...

Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
S Carolina likely to set record for mailed absentee ballots

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's decision to allow absentee voting by mail for anyone in next month's primaries because of the coronavirus could mean a long night waiting for results.

Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
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Updated 22 hours, 12 minutes ago
AP Deleg Count-Dem States, 5th Add,400

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