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Virus Outbreak One Good Thing Front Line Feeding

Feeding the Front Lines, One Duck Confit at a Time

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On a break from the front lines, nurse practitioner Gabe Westhemier tucked ...
Virus Outbreak Gun

Gun Background Checks Smash Records Amid Coronavirus Fears

Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled ...
Virus Outbreak Juvenile Offenders

Kids Under Threat: Virus Hitting Juvenile Detention Centers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers ...
Virus Outbreak Making Rent

April 1, Rent’s Due: Many Struggle to Pay in Virus Outbreak

Many of those renters are without jobs - nearly 3.3 million people in the U.S. filed ...
2020 Census

Census Day Arrives With US Almost Paralyzed by Coronavirus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Census Day — the date used to reference where a person lives ...
Virus Outbreak Immigration Courts

Lawyers, Judges Push to Close Immigration Courts Amid Virus

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigration attorneys have sported swim goggles and masks borrowed from friends to ...
Virus Outbreak Migrants

Trump Administration Urged to Free Migrants as Virus Surges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration ...
Virus Outbreak Rural America

Rural America Watches Pandemic Erupt in Cities as Fear Grows

DUFUR, Ore. (AP) — The social distancing rules repeated like a mantra in America's urban centers, ...
US Virus Outbreak Abortion

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most ...
Lawyers Seeking Release of Nonviolent Inmates in Tucson Jail

Lawyers Seeking Release of Nonviolent Inmates in Tucson Jail

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors and public defenders are working to release an unknown number of nonviolent ...
Virus Outbreak Layoffs

Layoffs Spike in US, Europe as Virus Shuts Businesses

The U.S. and global economies have come to a shuddering stop, unleashing a wave of layoffs ...
Virus Outbreak Unequal Testing

Celebrities Get Virus Tests, Raising Concerns of Inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrities, politicians and professional athletes faced a backlash this week as many revealed ...
AP Poll Virus Outbreak

AP-NORC Poll: Fear of Virus Infection Spikes Among Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many nursing homes risk running out of protective masks and gowns by next ...
Hate Groups

Report: Surge in White Nationalism Ramps up Violence Threat

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A recent surge in white nationalism in the U.S. has led ...
New York Canners

In New York, Making a Life Out of Bottles and Cans

In one of the most expensive cities in the world, where monthly rents in wealthy neighborhoods ...
Virus Outbreak Oregon

Portland to Put Homeless in Public Buildings, End Evictions

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Multnomah County – the home of Portland, Oregon – announced ...
Virus Outbreak Federal Prisons

AP Exclusive: Visits to Federal Inmates Halted Over Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inmates at all 122 federal correctional facilities across the country will no longer ...
Supreme Court Immigration Remain in Mexico

‘Remain in Mexico’ is Just One US Response to Asylum-seekers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to continue making asylum-seekers ...
DeVos Proposes New Regulations that Would Complicate Filing Accusations on a Sexual Predator in Schools

DeVos Proposes New Regulations that Would Complicate Filing Accusations on a Sexual Predator in Schools

Colleges and schools will have to implement stricter regulations when it comes to handling cases of ...
US Border Patrol Launches Plan to Collect DNA Samples from Undocumented Immigrants

US Border Patrol Launches Plan to Collect DNA Samples from Undocumented Immigrants

The US Border Patrol is launching a plan to collect DNA samples from immigrants who are ...
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US Appeals Judges Hear Down Syndrome Abortion Arguments

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal judges on Wednesday sharply questioned attorneys on both sides of an Ohio ...
Los Angeles Homeless

Lawsuit Seeks to Require LA to Provide Beds for Homeless

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to force Los Angeles officials to ...
US Severe Weather Tennessee

Tornado Relief Agencies Ask Volunteers to Take a Day Off

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The rare Tiehm's buckwheat stands less than a foot tall (30 centimeters) ...
APTOPIX Mexico International Women's Day

Women Fill Streets of World’s Cities With Call for Justice

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Women filled the streets of the world's largest cities Sunday to protest ...
Homelessness and Housing

Phoenix Mayor Seeks Backing for Study to Tackle Homelessness

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego's fellow City Council members unanimously agreed Wednesday to back ...
Food Stamps

Food Stamp Change Fuels Anxiety as States Try to Curb Impact

New Trump administration rules taking effect April 1 put hundreds of thousands of people at risk ...
Squeegee Kids Baltimore

Baltimore Squeegee Kids Find Work, Risks, Cash at Stoplights

For these "squeegee kids," every idling windshield is an opportunity - to make a little cash, ...
Asylum Stranded Africans

Trump Allies in Americas Block Africans’ Path to US Asylum

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't the only world leader making it virtually impossible ...
Censorship in Books Makes it Hard to Learn While in Prison

Censorship in Books Makes it Hard to Learn While in Prison

Who decides what books should and should not be allowed in prisons? ...
Supreme Court Abortion

A Clinic Prepares for Supreme Court Abortion Fight

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The Hope Medical Group for Women in northern Louisiana fields phone calls ...
Crafts Refugees

Crafts Can Help Refugees Find Community, and Maybe a Living

When Bahija Karim arrived in Idaho as an Afghan refugee in 2005, she knew little about ...
Business

Report: Governments Rarely Hire Minority-Owned Businesses When it Comes to Contract Work

A federal study by the Minority Business Development Agency found that government bodies rarely invest in ...
Youths Chatting

America’s Youth Impacted and Influenced by Presidency, but Unable to Vote

“I care about who wins the next election because I know how damaging presidential power can ...
AP Poll 2020 Census

AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans Plan to Participate in Census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Most Americans say they are likely to participate in the 2020 census, ...
Plantations Hidden History

US ‘Honor Roll’ of Historic Places Often Ignores Slavery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and ...
Immigrants Government Benefits

Crackdown On Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits Takes Effect

With new rules taking effect Monday that disqualify more people from green cards if they use ...
AP Poll ERA Gender Equality

AP-NORC poll: Most Americans Support Equal Rights Amendment

A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that roughly 3 ...
Old-Worker

More Americans Dying on the Job as they Work into Old Age

Workplace fatalities have been up for the last several years in the last decade, according to ...
California Empty Govt. Properties to Be Used to House Homeless Individuals and Families

California Empty Govt. Properties to Be Used to House Homeless Individuals and Families

California will be designating 286 empty state buildings to be used as housing for the state’s ...
USC Free Tuition

Free USC Tuition to Students With $80K or Less Family Income

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California will phase in free tuition for undergraduate ...