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Medical staff prepare to take a COVID-19 tests at a drive through community based assessment centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. Health authorities in New Zealand are scrambling to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation's largest city, Auckland, goes back into lockdown. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

The Latest: First case-free day for New Zealand in 5 weeks

Sep. 17, 2020 11:15 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand has reported no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus for the first time in more than five weeks as hopes rise that an outbreak discovered in Auckland last month has been stamped out. Friday’s report also marked the fourth consecutive day without any cases of...

Community development a ‘dream job’ for returning Memphian

Sep. 13, 2020 11:38 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damon Williams, 42, returned home to be closer to his family after two decades in Washington and San Francisco. He built up a lengthy resume with various nonprofit and housing agencies in two of the largest cities in America. Unsurprisingly, Williams was optimistic about his job...

In this photo taken Friday, June 5, 2020, a surfer walks on a sparsely populated Waikiki beach in Honolulu. Hawaii faces unpleasant options for addressing a dramatic decline in tax revenues precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic and the shutdown of the state's tourism industry. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

The Latest: Illinois university quarantines all student body

Sep. 8, 2020 10:48 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. — Bradley University in central Illinois is requiring its entire student body to quarantine for two weeks because of clusters of COVID-19 on campus and is reverting to remote learning, officials announced Tuesday. Officials of the private university said they have linked a spike of the...

Haslam family makes $40M gift to Tennessee business school

Aug. 19, 2020 5:17 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his family have made a gift of $40 million to the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, the school said. The gift announced Tuesday was made by Bill Haslam and his wife, Crissy; Cleveland Browns owners and Pilot Flying J CEO...