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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Friday, July 3, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is en route to Mount Rushmore National Memorial. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

At Rushmore, Trump to say protesters seek to 'defame' heroes

Jul. 3, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to say in a fiery speech at Mount Rushmore on Friday night that protesters have waged “a merciless campaign to wipe out our history” amid demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutality. The sharp rebuke...

Volunteers prepare donations for delivery to those affected by COVID-19 on tribal lands Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. The resource drive is for families isolated due to COVID-19 on Navajo, Hualapai, Havasupai and White Mountain Apache tribal lands. (AP Photo/Matt York)

The Latest: Navajo reservation locks down for July 4 weekend

Jul. 3, 2020 9:54 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Tribal police for the Navajo Nation and the New Mexico National Guard plan to enforce a curfew to shut down the Navajo reservation during the Fourth of July weekend. The sprawling reservation has been trying to contain a coronavirus outbreak. Tribal President Jonathan Nez says the...

People wait in line for the new coronavirus tests at a church in Gwangju, South Korea, Friday, July 3, 2020. South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 people were found sickened over the past week. (Chung Hoi-sung/Yonhap via AP)

Asia Today: 63 new cases in major cities in South Korea

Jul. 3, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 63 new cases of the coronavirus, continuing a weekslong resurgence as new clusters pop up in various parts of the country. The figures announced by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday brought national...

People purchase fireworks on Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Dublin, Calif. For many Americans, the Fourth of July won't be about big festivities but setting off fireworks themselves. Hundreds of cities and towns have canceled shows Saturday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and sales of consumer fireworks are booming; though officials are concerned about fires and injuries with more pyrotechnics going off in backyards and at block parties. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

More fireworks in Americans' hands for July 4 raises risks

Jul. 3, 2020 9:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For many Americans, the Fourth of July will be more intimate this year. It also could be riskier. Saturday will be unlike any Independence Day in recent memory. From Atlanta to San Diego, hundreds of fireworks shows have been canceled as officials restrict large gatherings during the...

A waiter hands out disinfectant to customers before entering a Chinese restaurant in downtown Mexico City, Friday, July 3, 2020. Limited reopening of restaurants and other businesses in the capital this week came as new coronavirus cases continued to climb steadily. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Mexico reverses some openings as virus cases continue high

Jul. 3, 2020 9:09 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s coronavirus outbreak rose by about 6,740 newly confirmed cases Friday for a second straight day, while 654 more deaths raised the country's total to 29,843. The number of deaths is the sixth-highest highest in the world, and Mexico is just a few dozen from overtaking...

FILE - In this March 24, 2020, file photo, police caution tape surrounds a playground in Lake Oswego, Ore., during the coronavirus outbreak. Oregon health officials reported its second-highest tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths on Friday, June 26, 2020, the same day that authorities released new modeling that shows increased transmission of the coronavirus since the state began reopening in mid-May. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)

Oregon thought it had controlled COVID-19, then came surge

Jul. 3, 2020 8:53 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — It was early June when the mayor of Newport, a small city perched on Oregon's coast, received a phone call that he had been dreading. It was the county commissioner — two workers at a local seafood plant had coronavirus and others were being tested. “When he told me that I...

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, right, laughs during a baseball workout at Citi Field in New York, Friday, July 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Safe at home: Mets keep distance on 1st day of Citi camp

Jul. 3, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom spent the past two seasons separating himself from almost everyone out there. This was something entirely different, though. As the New York Mets opened a most unusual summer camp Friday, the back-to-back Cy Young Award winner ran sprints by himself in shallow right field and...

FILER - In this Feb. 21, 2020, file photo, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) goes to the basket against New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) in the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Pacers will finish this season without Oladipo after the two-time All-Star decided to sit out because of the risk of re-injuring his right knee. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

The Latest: Pacers' Oladipo to sit out restart of season

Jul. 3, 2020 8:32 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Indiana Pacers will finish this season without Victor Oladipo after the two-time All-Star decided to sit out because of the risk of re-injuring his right knee. Earlier this week, Oladipo told reporters he was still debating...

This March 26, 2020 file photo shows an empty Yankee Stadium on opening day due to COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions in the Bronx borough of New York. The Yankees and Mets would train in New York if Major League Baseball and its players try to start the coronavirus-delayed season. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Saturday, June 20, 2020, and the teams confirmed the decisions. (John Woike/Samara Media via AP)

Back on the bump: New dad Cole sets sights on Yankees title

Jul. 3, 2020 8:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Getting ready for a high-profile New York Yankees debut at World Series champion Washington on July 23, Gerrit Cole explained his mindset. “There is only going to be only one coronavirus World Series champion, and so that's unique in and of itself,” he said Friday. “I...

Tatis Jr. wears mask during workout; Pham tests positive

Jul. 3, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prized shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. wore a facemask throughout the reboot of spring training Friday for the San Diego Padres, who reported that outfielder Tommy Pham tested positive for COVID-19 and is asymptomatic. General manager A.J. Preller said another test is pending but...