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A nun with the Saint Ann Mission, who declined to give her name, leaves a COVID-19 testing site after being tested at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Clinica Campesina Health Center, during the coronavirus pandemic, Monday, July 6, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. The testing is sponsored by Community Health of South Florida. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Florida's largest county closes restaurants as virus spikes

Jul. 6, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's largest county is again severely limiting its restaurants and fully closing gyms and other indoor venues weeks after they reopened because a spike in coronavirus cases is creating a shortage of intensive care unit beds at its hospitals. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Charlie Daniels appears at the Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam in Nashville, Tenn. Daniels who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia” has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday due to a hemorrhagic stroke. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83

Jul. 6, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Charlie Daniels, who went from being an in-demand session musician to a staple of Southern rock with his hit “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday at a hospital in Hermitage,...

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The Latest: West Virginia mandates face masks indoors

Jul. 6, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Monday instituted a mandatory face mask order for indoor spaces after the state reported record numbers of new coronavirus cases over the weekend. The Republican’s executive order, which goes into effect at midnight, requires everyone over the...

Jonathan Sackler, co-owner of Purdue Pharma, dies

Jul. 6, 2020 1:31 PM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jonathan Sackler, one of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, has died, the company confirmed. Sackler died June 30, according to a court filing. He was 65 and the cause of death was cancer. He was the son of Raymond Sackler, one the brothers who bought drug company Purdue...

Holdorf, 1964 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 80

Jul. 6, 2020 12:19 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Willi Holdorf, the 1964 Olympic decathlon champion, has died. He was 80. Holdorf died at home in northern Germany on Sunday following a severe illness, his wife Sabine Holdorf-Schust told Germany's dpa news agency. Holdorf led in Tokyo after nine of the 10 events. But his Soviet rival Rein...

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Italian composer Ennio Morricone directs an ensemble during a concert of his

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Jul. 6, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables” and the epic...

FILE - In this April 10, 2014, file photo, actor Nick Cordero attends the after-party for the opening night of

Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications

Jul. 6, 2020 7:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,” has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after...

President Donald Trump smiles at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Friday, July 3, 2020, near Keystone, S.D. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

5 Things to Know for Today

Jul. 6, 2020 6:07 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PANDEMIC BRINGS NO CHANGE TO PRESIDENT'S STYLE In times of pain, mass death, fear and deprivation, the Trump show may be losing its allure, exposing the empty space once filled by the empathy and...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch as the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team descend during a

For nation's birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US

Jul. 4, 2020 11:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within — leftists, looters, agitators, he said — in a Fourth of July speech packed with all the grievances and combativeness of his political rallies....

FILE - In this May 28, 2009 file photo, Earl Cameron poses for the media outside Buckingham Palace after being presented his CBE by Prince Charles, in London. Bermudian acting legend Earl Cameron has died, aged 102, it was announced Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2009 for his accomplishments, which included being the first black actor to star in a British feature film. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP, file)

Earl Cameron, pioneering British film actor, dies at 102

Jul. 4, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

Earl Cameron, who was one of the first Black actors to perform in mainstream British films and played supporting roles to enduring entertainment icons such as James Bond and the title character in “Doctor Who” before appearing in the U.N. thriller “The Interpreter” in his 80s, has...