Puerto Rico rolls back openings amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Puerto Rico’s governor has announced major rollbacks including the closure of bars, gyms, marinas, theaters and casinos and restricted the use of beaches as the U.S. territory is hit by a spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Coronavirus alters Elvis Week; candlelight vigil still on

?Plans for the weeklong celebration of rock ‘n’ roll icon Elvis Presley on the 43rd anniversary of his death have been shaken up by the new coronavirus, but organizers are forging ahead with a combination of in-person and online events at Graceland next month

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Asylum rules test Trump's legal skills to make new policy

Critics of the Trump administration’s most sweeping set of rules to restrict asylum in the United States have sent in a deluge of comments opposing the effort

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Judge delays deadline to free detained migrant children

A federal judge has extended the deadline for the release of migrant children from detention, as advocates for detained families feared the government would create what they called a new form of family separation

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Anniversary of world's 1st atomic test fuels nuclear debate

The nation's top nuclear security official is in New Mexico to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the the world’s first atomic explosion

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

New Jersey regulators mulling Eldorado buyout of Caesars

New Jersey gambling regulators plan to vote Friday on the last approval needed for Nevada-based Eldorado Resorts Inc.'s huge $17.3 billion buyout of Caesars Entertainment Corp. to create the world’s biggest casino company

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Agency throws curveball in largest U.S. dam demolition plan

Federal regulators on Thursday threw a significant curveball at a coalition that has plans to demolish four massive hydroelectric dams on a river along the Oregon-California border to save salmon

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Baseless Wayfair child-trafficking theory spreads online

Self-proclaimed internet sleuths are matching up names of Wayfair's products to those of missing children as part of a bizarre, baseless conspiracy theory that claims the retail giant is using storage cabinets to traffic children

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Q&A: What's behind the Twitter Bitcoin hack?

Hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of world leaders, celebrities and tech moguls in one of the most high-profile security breaches in recent years on Wednesday, highlighting a major flaw with the service millions of people have come to rely on as an essential communications tool

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Police capture kangaroo hopping through Fort Lauderdale

Police officers have captured an unlikely suspect bouncing through a Florida neighborhood

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Investigators list potential crimes in Indiana assault case

State investigators have released an incident report identifying six potential crimes in the reported assault on a Black man at a southern Indiana lake

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Track champs seek bigger voice, form athletes' rights group

A group of track and field champions is spearheading a new organization designed to give athletes a greater voice in their sport

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated press

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