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Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal

Matt Ott, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 6:15am

Uber finally got its food delivery company, acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the ride-hailing giant confirmed Monday.

$10,000 reward offered in Atlanta killing of 8-year-old girl

Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 1:00am

The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl in Atlanta prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities searched for at least two people who opened fire on the car she was riding in near a flashpoint of recent protests.

Coast Guard alters training for incoming class due to virus

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 11:04pm

There will be nobody screaming in the face of 18-year-old Ellie Hiigel when she arrives Wednesday for training in advance of her first year at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and that has her mother a bit disappointed.

National Gallery of Art acquires painting by Native American

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 9:53pm

A painting by artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is joining works by the legendary pop artists Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol at the National Gallery of Art.

Tropical Storm Edouard forms over far North Atlantic Ocean

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:53pm

Tropical Storm Edouard forms over far North Atlantic Ocean.

Man charged in Alabama mall shooting that left boy, 8, dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:43pm

A man has been arrested on a murder charge in connection with a recent shooting at an Alabama shopping mall that left an 8-year-old boy dead and three other people injured, authorities said Sunday.

Bald eagle trapped in Alaska tree rescued on 4th of July

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:26pm

A bird symbolizing America's freedom had to be liberated on Independence Day after becoming stuck in a tree in Alaska, a wildlife official said.

Why tick season could be worse in the summer of COVID-19

Ethan Harp, CNN  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:25pm

After more than three months of shutdowns, mandatory quarantines, self-imposed exile from society and working from home, nature-lovers looking for a well-earned breath of fresh air could face a possible collision course between coronavirus and tick-borne illnesses this summer.

Sheriff: At least 2 killed, 6 missing in plane collision at Idaho lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:05pm

Two bodies have been pulled from Idaho's Lake Coeur d'Alene and as many as six other people are missing after two small planes collided above the water, authorities said.

Prosecutors seek Friday court appearance for Epstein friend

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:01pm

Prosecutors on Sunday asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in New York for Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime associate to face charges she helped him recruit women to sexually abuse.

Official: Tree falls on garage in storm, 19 to hospitals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 7:09pm

A large tree toppled onto a detached garage in a Maryland neighborhood where people attending a child's birthday party sought shelter from a storm, sending 19 people to hospitals Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 6:13pm

A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous speeches, delivered in that city in 1852.

6-year-old boy fatally shot in San Francisco neighborhood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 5:37pm

A 6-year-old boy was killed in a San Francisco shooting that left another person wounded, police said Sunday.

'Killed a baby:' 8-year-old girl killed in Atlanta shooting

Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 5:32pm

An 8-year-old girl was shot and killed on the Fourth of July after at least two people in a crowd of armed people opened fire on a car she was riding in near a flash point of recent protests in Atlanta, authorities said Sunday.

Lawyer: Remains of missing Texas soldier identified

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 4:53pm

Army investigators have identified the body of a soldier who vanished more than two months ago from a base in Texas, according to a lawyer for the soldier's family.

Family lawyer: Army investigators have identified remains of soldier who vanished more than 2 months ago from Texas base

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 4:46pm

Family lawyer: Army investigators have identified remains of soldier who vanished more than 2 months ago from Texas base.

Police: Men yelled racial slurs at Black family in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 4:26pm

Seven men were arrested after police say they taunted a Black family by yelling racial slurs and using Nazi salutes during a Fourth of July incident in an Oregon beach town.

Oregon protesters clash with police, throw fireworks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 4:17pm

Twenty-one people were arrested or detained in Portland early Sunday after throwing fireworks and mortars as they clashed with police during the latest rally decrying police brutality.

Woman who made racist remarks in video faces separate charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 4:15pm

A woman whose racist, anti-Asian tirades were caught on video last month is facing a warrant for her arrest in connection with a separate confrontation last year.