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Justice Ginsburg treated in hospital for possible infection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:37pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was being treated for a possible infection and was expected to stay in the hospital for a few days following a medical procedure, the Supreme Court said in a statement Tuesday.

Trump bristles at question about police killing Blacks

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:30pm

President Donald Trump bristled Tuesday at a reporter's question about police killing African Americans and defended the right to display the Confederate flag as he continued to play into racial divisions in a pair of interviews.

Trump administration rescinds rule barring foreign students from taking all classes online this fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 1:49pm

The Trump administration rescinds rule barring foreign students from taking all classes online this fall.

Florida sees another day of record-breaking deaths as UK, France mandate masks

Terry Spencer and Adam Geller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 1:33pm

Florida surpassed its previous one-day record for coronavirus deaths Tuesday and Britain and France announced they will require people to wear masks in public indoor spaces, amid rising global worries about a resurgence of the pandemic.

White House-backed campaign pushes alternate career paths

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 11:55am

Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday unveiled a White House-backed national ad campaign highlighting alternative ways to start a career, an initiative targeting students, mid-career workers and the millions who are now unemployed because of the coronavirus.

Italy returns stolen Banksy to France on Bastille Day

Andrea Rosa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 10:23am

Italy on Tuesday returned to France a stolen artwork by British artist Banksy that was painted as a tribute to the victims of the 2015 Paris attacks at the Bataclan music hall.

Russia seeks prison terms for 3 youth group members

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 10:09am

Russian authorities on Tuesday demanded prison terms for three members of a youth group charged with creating an extremist organization, in a case that elicited public outrage and has been seen as politically motivated.

Germany eyes local travel bans to prevent 2nd virus wave

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 8:34am

The government official overseeing Germany's pandemic response expressed confidence Tuesday that his country can avoid a second big wave of coronavirus cases if people respect rules such as social distancing and wearing masks, but also floated the idea of local quarantines to curb fresh outbreaks.

Wisconsin Democrats raised record-high $10M over 3 months

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:57am

The Wisconsin Democratic Party said Tuesday that it raised more money from April to June than in any other three-month period in state party's history, bolstering its bank account in this hotly contested presidential battleground state.

First federal execution in 17 years; another set Wednesday

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 12:26am

The federal government on Tuesday carried out its first execution in almost two decades, killing by lethal injection a man convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.

Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid bill

Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 10:10pm

President Donald Trump's push to reopen schools is being complicated by a split within his ranks over how to do it, with some advisers advocating for a massive federal expenditure to make campuses safe as Congress compiles the next COVID-19 relief bill.

Queen's Australia rep was assured of power before '75 crisis

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 10:02pm

Queen Elizabeth II’s office assured her representative in Australia he had the power to bring down the Australian government a week before he took the extraordinary move in 1975 and created a political crisis, according to letters released Tuesday.

Parents unhappy after Salt Lake schools plan for online learning

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 13th - 9:40pm

Salt Lake City School District officials announced their plan for the fall, and many parents and teachers said they aren’t happy with it.

Fox's Carlson denounces ex-writer, 'self-righteous' critics

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 8:09pm

Fox News' Tucker Carlson said Monday that his former writer who posted racist comments online was wrong but criticized “ghouls now beating their chests in triumph” after his staffer's resignation.

Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid bill

Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 5:25pm

President Donald Trump's push to reopen schools is being complicated by a split within his ranks over how to do it, with some advisers advocating for a massive federal expenditure to make campuses safe as Congress compiles the next COVID-19 relief bill.

Trump signs bill, executive order to hold China accountable for 'oppressive actions' against people of Hong Kong

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:34pm

Trump signs bill, executive order to hold China accountable for 'oppressive actions' against people of Hong Kong.

German police chief quits in scandal over far-right threats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 9:21am

A German state's police chief stepped down Tuesday over a scandal involving a left-wing lawmaker who received threatening emails after someone accessed her personal details on a police computer.

US carries out first federal execution in 17 years, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in 1996

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 6:19am

US carries out first federal execution in 17 years, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in 1996.

Supreme Court clears the way for executions of federal prisoners

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 12:19am

Supreme Court clears the way for executions of federal prisoners.