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In-person homecoming events canceled except football game

Jun. 23, 2020 7:24 AM EDT

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — All in-person homecoming activities will be canceled this year at West Virginia State University due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced Monday. The university said that homecoming activities schedule between Sept. 24-26, including class reunions and a parade, would be...

Limited nursing home visits restarting from COVID-19 pause

Jun. 19, 2020 12:19 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey families with loved ones in nursing homes can begin seeing one another again amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the state health commissioner said Friday. Commissioner Judy Persichilli said the reunions could begin to take place on Father's Day, but facilities must adhere to...

CORRECTS TO CLARIFY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE IN MUSLIM NATIONS NOT GAZA - Muslims wearing face masks attend the Eid al-Fitr prayers outside a mosque in Gaza City, Sunday, May 24, 2020. Millions of Muslims worldwide are marking a muted and gloomy religious festival of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of Ramadan -- a usually joyous three-day celebration that has been significantly toned down as coronavirus cases soar. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Muslims celebrate major holiday amid curfews, virus fears

May. 26, 2020 3:17 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks. The three-day holiday is usually a time of travel,...

Moose family reunion: Trooper brings calves, mom together

May. 19, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

HEBER CITY, Utah (AP) — A Utah state trooper has helped a pair of newborn moose calves reunite safely with their mother after spotting them on a mountain road. The trooper noticed the hours-old calves without their mother on the road as he drove home from work, about 45 miles (70 kilometers) east of Salt...