• Images of 9/11 attack, porn interrupt voting machine hearing

    ATLANTA (AP) — A federal hearing on a challenge to Georgia’s voting machines was interrupted Friday when someone began posting video and symbols during the live Zoom session, including images from the Sept. 11 attacks, a swastika and pornography.

  • Ex-cops blame one another, seek own trials in Floyd’s death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A white police officer accused in the death of George Floyd had used neck or head and upper body restraints seven times before, including four incidents in which prosecutors say he went too far, according to prosecution documents released Friday in the case against four former Minneapolis officers charged in Floyd’s death.

  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:

  • The Latest: Relatives, Trump, Biden gather to mark 9/11

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks (all times local):

  • Poll: Pandemic takes toll on mental health of young adults

    PHOENIX (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has taken a harsh toll on the mental health of young Americans, according to a new poll that finds adults under 35 especially likely to report negative feelings or experience physical or emotional symptoms associated with stress and anxiety.

  • Schools that are mostly Black, Latino favor starting online

    Missi Magness wanted her children back in school.

  • Vote-by-mail advocates lose appeal in Texas

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to vote-by-mail advocates in Texas.

  • Daily US virus deaths decline, but trend may reverse in fall

    The number of daily U.S. deaths from the coronavirus is declining again after peaking in early August, but scientists warn that a new bout with the disease this fall could claim more lives.

  • Trump, Biden marking 9/11 with very different tones

    SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — One spent time quietly consoling families.

  • Officials squash rumors of far right, far left setting fires

    SEATTLE (AP) — Raging wildfires in the Pacific Northwest have fueled a barrage of false information this week as unsubstantiated social media posts blamed coordinated groups of arsonists from both the far left and far right for setting the blazes.