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FILE - In a June 17, 2020, file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, extended Michigan's coronavirus emergency declaration through Aug. 11, citing an uptick in new cases over the past three weeks. The move, which was expected, allows the Democratic governor to keep in place various orders designed to curb COVID-19, including certain business closures, limits on gatherings, a mask requirement and longer unemployment benefits. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, File)

Whitmer extends coronavirus emergency through Aug. 11

Jul. 14, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday extended Michigan's coronavirus emergency declaration through Aug. 11, five months after she first issued it, pointing to an uptick in new cases over the past three weeks. The move, which was expected, allows the Democratic governor to keep in place...

FILE - In this June 26, 2020, file photo, Ivanka Trump speaks during a meeting with the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. A new White House-backed ad campaign aims to encourage people who are unemployed or unhappy in their jobs or careers to “find something new.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

White House-backed campaign pushes alternate career paths

Jul. 14, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday unveiled a White House-backed national ad campaign highlighting alternative ways to start a career, an initiative targeting students, mid-career workers and the millions of people who are now unemployed because of the coronavirus. Called...

Purple Heart veteran U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Travis Vendela, left, his wife, Tiffany, center, their three sons, Kaiden, Quentin and Trayden, and Andrew McClure, Tunnel to Towers national community engagement coordinator, tour the Vendelas' new home in Huntsville, Weber County, on Friday, July 3, 2020. (Laura Seitz/The Deseret News via AP)

Purple Heart veteran moves into donated home with family

Jul. 12, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Welcome home. That’s the message friends, family and supporters had for veteran U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Travis Vendela, his wife, Tiffany and their three sons on July 3 as the family was about to enter, for the first time, their brand-new home perched on a hillside above...

Munds Park residents concerned after only post office closes

Jul. 10, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

MUNDS PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of residents, mostly senior citizens, living in a small rural town in northern Arizona have raised concerns after losing their only post office amid the coronavirus pandemic. The shuttered post office is in Munds Park, a small town about 20 miles (30 kilometers) south of...

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New this week: 'Stateless,' 'Palm Springs,' The Dalai Lama

Jul. 6, 2020 1:49 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES “The Old Guard”: The summer movie season may be non-existent this year, but Netflix had a pinch-hitter ready to...

Democratic Senate challenger Gideon outraises Collins again

Jul. 3, 2020 3:58 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon raised more money between April and June 24 than the incumbent Republican Sen. Susan Collins for the second quarter in a row. Gideon, who is speaker of the House in Maine, brought in $8 million, while Collins' re-election campaign...

Alaska village complains of stigma following COVID tests

Jul. 3, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An official at one Alaska village says residents have been humiliated and discriminated against after the regional health corporation announced two people who were in the village tested positive for COVID-19. Napaskiak Tribal Administrator Sharon Williams said village residents have...

Lawsuit claims racial discrimination at Frito-Lay in Topeka

Jul. 2, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Black employees at the Frito-Lay plant in Topeka were subjected to ongoing racial harassment and discrimination, including hearing racial slurs and being threatened with lynching by white employees, according to a federal lawsuit. Plant managers tolerated the discrimination and did not...

FILE - In this March 31, 2009, file photo, Connecticut guard Renee Montgomery brings the ball up during the second half of a women's NCAA college basketball tournament regional final against Arizona State in Trenton, N.J. At rear is Connecticut coach Gene Auriemma. Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes appreciated what former UConn teammate Maya Moore was doing when the All-Star forward stepped away from basketball two years ago to focus on criminal justice reform. The Atlanta Dream guards admit they weren't sure why she couldn't continue keep playing at the same time. Now they have a better understanding. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Trio of former UConn greats leading social justice charge

Jul. 2, 2020 2:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes appreciated what former UConn teammate Maya Moore was doing when the All-Star forward stepped away from basketball two years ago to focus on criminal justice reform. The Atlanta Dream guards admit they weren't sure why she couldn't continue playing at the...

FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2020 file photo, Barber Mike McAndrew holds a mirror as customer Rob Verrastro looks at his new haircut at Three Saints Barbershop and Shave Parlor in Jessup, Pa. Restaurants, retailers and salons are desperately trying to stay afloat as the U.S. economy reopens in fits and starts after months in a coronavirus lockdown. But billions of dollars allocated by Congress as a lifeline to those very businesses are about to be left on the table when the government's Paycheck Protection Program stops accepting applications for loans Tuesday, June 29. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP, File)

Billions of dollars in aid for small businesses go unclaimed

Jun. 29, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the table when a key government program stops accepting applications for loans. Business owners and advocacy groups complain that the money in the Paycheck...