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NFL teams rely on tape with virus altering pre-draft routine

Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 1st - 12:28am

Let's go to the tape.

California cities want transparency rules waived in pandemic

Juliet Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 11:03pm

Citing the unprecedented challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, city officials across California are asking Gov. Gavin Newsom to suspend or delay numerous state laws, saying they can't comply with everything from environmental regulations to public records laws that give people a window into how the government is spending public money.

UN General Assembly to decide on rival COVID-19 resolutions

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 10:57pm

How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members have been sent two rival resolutions for consideration — and under new voting rules instituted because the global body isn’t holding meetings, if a single country objects a resolution is defeated.

'I heard the roar': Big earthquake hits Idaho

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 6:21pm

A large earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking.

U.S. Geological Survey reports magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck north of Boise, Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 6:19pm

U.S. Geological Survey reports magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck north of Boise, Idaho.

Police: Officer fatally shoots armed man in East Baltimore

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 5:17pm

Two shootings in the streets of Baltimore just before Maryland's stay-at-home directive took effect led to the fatal shooting of an armed man by a police officer.

Louisiana spillway may open for record 3rd consecutive year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 4:39pm

A major flood control structure on the Mississippi River may have to soon be opened up to ease pressure on New Orleans levees, federal authorities said Tuesday.

Police: Suspect rode bike to scene, shouted 'I killed him'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 4:23pm

A South Carolina man suspected of shooting and killing another man after a dispute tried to ride his bicycle into the crime scene shouting, “I killed him,” police said.

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus

Aamer Madhani, Kevin Freking and Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 4:12pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained.

Hospitals overflowing with bodies in US epicenter of virus

Robert Bumsted and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 3:46pm

It has become a grim ritual outside New York City’s hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus victims into refrigerated trailers.

Ex-Alabama officer convicted of raping teen denied bond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 3:22pm

A judge has denied any release on bond for a former Alabama police lieutenant convicted of raping a teen relative after his sentencing hearing was delayed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Judge dismisses charges against man in ricin possession case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 3:15pm

A Little Rock man accused of making the deadly toxin ricin will not stand trial because possession of the substance was not illegal when he was charged, a federal judge has ruled.

Supreme Court accepts case on police immunity from lawsuits

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 2:56pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by police officers who believe they deserve immunity from a lawsuit filed by college student who says he was beaten up in a case of mistaken identity.

Rubio specifies journalists for 'glee' in virus deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 2:33pm

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, pressed to identify media figures that he said expressed “glee” at Americans getting coronavirus, has cited an editorial cartoonist, a magazine writer, an online tech publication and an online editor.

Calls mount to close Grand Canyon after resident gets virus

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 1:53pm

Calls mounted Tuesday for the federal government to close Grand Canyon National Park after the popular tourist destination saw its first case of the coronavirus in a hospitality worker.

Boy, 5, found dead after mom left him on trail to seek help

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 1:31pm

The body of a 5-year-old boy was found on an Alaska trail days after he and his mother got lost, and then the mother left him to find help on her own, State Troopers said.

A guide to surviving financially as the bills come due

Sarah Skidmore Sell, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 1:22pm

About half of all mortgage holders do — there is help. The mortgage buyers have suspended all foreclosures and evictions for homes owned by their companies.

Victory for Texas abortion clinics amid outbreak put on hold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 1:14pm

A federal appeals court on Tuesday put on hold a victory for Texas abortion providers who are trying to stop the state from shuttering clinics during the coronavirus pandemic.

Corps: Some levees damaged in 2019 still vulnerable

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 12:58pm

With flood concerns already high in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning that many levees on the Missouri and Kansas rivers that were damaged during devastating floods last spring remain vulnerable to high water.