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Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name

The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins’ stadium wants the NFL team to change its name.

Army quarantines 90 soldiers with coronavirus at Fort Bragg

The U.S. Army has quarantined 90 soldiers and instructors who tested positive for the coronavirus during a survival course at Fort Bragg.

AP sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported.

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law

The Supreme Court has struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.

Mask Mandates

With the rise of new cases of covid-19, state, county, and city leaders are trying to figure out how to respond to the increase of positive numbers.

Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against US troops

President Donald Trump is denying that he'd been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan.

Trump administration urges end to ACA as pandemic surges

The Trump administration is urging the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Pandemic takes a bite, Chuck E. Cheese files for bankruptcy

Chuck E. Cheese is filing for bankruptcy protection.

3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor has announced that three men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of a Black man in...

Travelers from Alabama and 8 Other States to NY, New Jersey, Connecticut are told to isolate

Officials say New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days.

New York City Marathon canceled because of coronavirus

This year’s New York City Marathon has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Appeals court orders dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution

A federal appeals court has ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Manager Brian...