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Nevada reports 742 new confirmed coronavirus cases

Aug. 10, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Health officials in Nevada on Monday reported 742 new confirmed coronavirus cases and six additional deaths, bringing the state’s total to 56,972 cases and 963 known deaths since the start of the pandemic. Although Nevada's 10.5% overall test positivity rate remains...

Murphy rejects Trump plan for states to foot some benefits

Aug. 10, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposed $400 a week unemployment compensation to succeed the expired $600 a week benefit, with the state paying for a quarter of it, is “just not workable,” New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. Murphy addressed the president's...

Nevada reports 811 new coronavirus cases and 8 more deaths

Aug. 9, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Health officials in Nevada on Sunday reported 811 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide and eight additional deaths. That brings the state’s total to 56,230 cases and at least 957 known deaths since the pandemic began. The Southern Nevada Health District reports 770 deaths, or...

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives her weekly update on COVID-19 and the state's effort to contain it during a virtual news conference from the state Capitol in Santa Fe, N.M., on Thursday, July 23, 2020. (Eddie Moore/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

New Mexico moves to restart visits at long-term care sites

Aug. 6, 2020 8:33 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico plans to gradually restore visiting opportunities with residents of some nursing homes and other long-term care facilities by arranging outdoor or open-window meetings, the governor announced Thursday. Face masks and Plexiglas dividers will still be used out of an abundance...

Man faces neglect charge for abandoning woman in Omaha motel

Aug. 6, 2020 1:42 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 28-year-old man faces charges of neglecting a vulnerable adult in his care after officers found a 76-year-old woman covered in feces and urine who had been abandoned at an Omaha motel, police said. Police were called to the Relax Inn in Omaha on July 3 when a motel manager noticed a...

A skin lightening mask is applied to the face during a demonstration for the Associated Press Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the Skin and Body International Centre in Lenasia, Johannesburg. For years, cosmetics giants Unilever and L’Oreal have marketed skin whitening creams to women across the globe with less-than-subtle ads promoting “fair skin” as more desirable than naturally darker shades. In the wake of mass protests against racial injustice in the U.S., these corporations are re-branding their skin lightening products in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, but for generations of women raised on their messaging, the new marketing is unlikely to reverse deeply rooted prejudices around “colorism”, the idea that fair skin is better than dark skin. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

'Whitening' creams undergo a makeover but colorism persists

Jul. 28, 2020 9:15 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world's biggest cosmetics companies have been selling a fairy tale that often goes something like this: If your husband's lost interest in you, if your colleagues dismiss you at work, if your talents are ignored, whiten your skin to turn your love life around, boost...

Patrice Jetter, a furloughed school crossing guard, poses for a photograph, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Hamilton, N.J.  Jetter, who has cerebral palsy and partial hearing loss, wanted to work with kids when graduating from high school.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Disabled Americans mark milestone as crisis deepens job woes

Jul. 25, 2020 11:47 AM EDT

The Americans With Disabilities Act was a major turning point in opening large parts of U.S. society to disabled people, but three decades after its passage disabled workers still face higher unemployment than other adults -- a problem compounded by the coronavirus pandemic. Sunday marks 30 years since the ADA...

Models wearing face masks pose during a mask fashion show in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: S Korea has 100+ cases for 1st time in 4 months

Jul. 24, 2020 9:54 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 113 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours — its first daily jump above 100 in nearly four months. But the rise was expected as health authorities had forecast a temporary spike driven by imported infections found among cargo-ship...

Mosquitoes plentiful in Maine, where state urges precautions

Jul. 21, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Mosquitoes are biting in Maine, and public health authorities in the state say it's a good time to exercise precautions to limit exposure to diseases they carry. Mosquitoes can carry diseases such as Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile virus. The risk of contracting the...

Masks to be worn in indoor public settings in Juneau

Jul. 21, 2020 2:50 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — People in Alaska's capital city are required to wear face coverings in certain indoor public settings under an ordinance passed by local leaders as a way to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Monday passed the measure, which is similar to one...