• ‘Old school’ technique helps expert ID remains from 1969

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Thanks to an old-fashioned fingerprint-matching technique, the remains of a shooting victim found alongside a New Hampshire highway 50 years ago have been identified as a Vermont man who had been released from prison three months earlier, authorities said Monday.

  • Chicago mayor: Virus deaths in black community ‘devastating’

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor pledged an aggressive public health campaign aimed at the city’s black and brown communities Monday amid alarm that an overwhelming number of African American residents were among the people to die of COVID-19 in early data.

  • Sportsbooks are dark and odds are long in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nobody would have given odds on this.

  • California to loan 500 ventilators to national stockpile

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state would lend 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of coronavirus-related hospitalizations, even as he said the nation’s most populous state needs to find more ventilators of its own.

  • Virus is mostly mild and rarely fatal for US kids, data show

    The first national data on COVID-19 in U.S. children suggest that while the illness usually isn’t severe in kids, some do get sick enough to require hospital treatment.

  • Catch this week’s supermoon, biggest and brightest of year

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A supermoon rises in the sky this week, looking to be the biggest and brightest of the year.

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    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that are being talked about today

  • AP PHOTOS: A week of images from the coronavirus pandemic

    Cemetery workers wore protective clothing as they conducted a burial in Brazil, a field of freshly dug graves awaiting more corpses. In Spain, a stockpile of caskets stood ready for burials or cremations.

  • AP-NORC poll: Americans increasing effort to avoid infection

    CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in overwhelming numbers are actively avoiding others as much as possible and taking additional steps to protect themselves from the coronavirus, according to a survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that shows how concerns about infection have grown sharply in the past six weeks.

  • Patients rush to join studies testing drug for coronavirus

    The new coronavirus made Dr. Jag Singh a patient at his own hospital. His alarm grew as he saw an X-ray of his pneumonia-choked lungs and colleagues asked his wishes about life support while wheeling him into Massachusetts General’s intensive care unit.