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Trump to hold outdoor campaign rally in Portsmouth, N.H.

Jul. 5, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to hold an outdoor rally Saturday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, according to the president’s campaign. The campaign rally at Portsmouth International Airport will come three weeks after an indoor rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the president's first of the...

FBI says British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein scandal

Jul. 2, 2020 9:36 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — FBI says British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein scandal.
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016 file photo, author Dan Brown arrives for the premiere of the movie

Ex-wife of 'Da Vinci Code' author alleges he led double life

Jun. 30, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The ex-wife of “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown has filed a lawsuit alleging the man known for writing about conspiracies and secret societies led a double life during their marriage that included a tryst with a Dutch horse trainer and other affairs. In her lawsuit filed...

FILE - This Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, shows the entrance to St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H. A former student detailed her account of sexual assault in the 1990s at the New Hampshire boarding school in a recent Vanity Fair article, and school officials commended her for speaking out.   (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Correction: Prep School Abuse story

Jun. 29, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In a story published June 28, 2020, about an allegation of sexual assault at a New Hampshire prep school, The Associated Press erroneously reported that former student Lacy Crawford was kicked out of St. Paul’s School in Concord. The school had threatened to expel her if she...

Salvador Hernandez, a groom at Emerald Downs Racetrack in Auburn, Wash., wears a mask as he watches a race Wednesday, June 24, 2020, on the first day of thoroughbred horse racing at the track since all professional sports in Washington state were curtailed in March by the outbreak of the coronavirus. No spectators were allowed, but online wagering was available and the races were streamed. Organizers hope to continue racing into October on a modified schedule. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Latest: Canucks say Vancouver out of NHL hub city race

Jun. 25, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Vancouver Canucks say the city is out of the running to act as a hub for the NHL playoffs. Canucks Sports and Entertainment thanked British Columbia health officials for their support during the bid to host the NHL’s...

Fans OK'd for NASCAR race in New Hampshire

Jun. 25, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Motor Speedway will allow fans in the grandstands and suites for the Aug. 2 NASCAR Cup Series race. Fans will be subject to social distancing requirements and additional health and safety protocols. New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s modified protocols will include...

FILE - In this May 22, 2020, file photo, Victoria Faughnan, right, and Evelyn Faughnan, play in the surf in Virginia Beach, Va., the day the state reopened the beachfront during the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic not only upended the tourism industry, but how states, cities and attractions market themselves as summer travel destinations. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Virus upends tourism marketing, sparks idea of 'safecations'

Jun. 24, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The coronavirus has upended the way cities and states market themselves as summer travel destinations, and some tourism officials are just emerging from an especially awkward position: telling potential visitors to stay away. The pandemic's effects can be seen on promotional websites...

In this Wednesday, June 10, 2020, photo, Cod Cove Inn owners Ted and Jill Hugger show a draft of a compliance form that inn owners may be required to have out-of-state guests sign before being allowed to check in at their inn in Edgecomb, Maine. The form is part of the

Summer vacationers weigh testing, quarantine or staying home

Jun. 19, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Homebound travelers desperate to venture out for the first time since the pandemic are confronting a vacation landscape this summer that may require coronavirus tests for the family and even quarantines. States from Maine to Hawaii are trying to strike a balance between containing...

People march down the street towards the Georgia state capitol to protest against the mistreatment of black people and to press for policy change, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Atlanta. The NAACP March to the Capitol Monday coincided with the restart of the Georgia 2020 General Assembly. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

The Latest: Portland reporters injured by police at protests

Jun. 16, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

TOP OF THE HOUR: — Two Portland reporters injured by police at protests against police brutality — FBI director visits Minneapolis, is briefed on Floyd investigation. — Man charged in Colorado in connection with Minneapolis fires. — Richmond, Virginia, police chief ousted after...

In this Monday, June 8, 2020, photo, 93-year-old Flo Young, originally from Cambridge, Mass., holds a box of pen pal letters as she takes a ride past a barn with activity aide Rich Vanderweit outside the Sullivan County Health Care nursing home in Unity, N.H. In a letter-writing effort during the virus pandemic to connect nursing home residents in two neighboring communities, residents now are receiving pen pal letters from across the United States. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pen pal program forges connections beyond nursing homes

Jun. 15, 2020 10:49 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Rich Vanderweit saw the loneliness of older people in the COVID-19 pandemic, and he devised a modest effort to ease their isolation. Vanderweit, an activity aide at Sullivan County Health Care in Claremont, thought: Why not match his nursing home residents with pen pals at Summercrest...