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Cuomo: Massive Orthodox wedding in Brooklyn 'disrespectful'

Nov. 23, 2020 11:30 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn synagogue should be investigated over reports that it hosted a secret wedding with thousands of unmasked guests earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday. “If that happened, it was a blatant disregard of the law,” Cuomo said during a briefing in...

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz speaks from the Governor's Reception room at the State Capitol, to discuss the latest steps in his response to COVID-19, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP, Pool)

Minnesota shuts more businesses as COVID-19 spread soars

Nov. 18, 2020 8:59 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday imposed four weeks worth of new COVID-19 restrictions as the spread spiked to an all-time high, shutting down bars, restaurants and fitness centers, while pausing social gatherings and organized amateur sports. The announcement came on a day when...

Washington again reports record number of virus cases

Nov. 17, 2020 10:23 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Health has reported 2,589 additional COVID-19 cases and 23 more deaths, setting another new record. The previous record was set Sunday with 2,519 cases, The Seattle Times reported. The state has set multiple new records in the past week. The update brings...

Officials: 300 attend wedding leading to virus outbreak

Nov. 16, 2020 10:29 PM EST

RITZVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Health officials are asking more than 300 attendees of a wedding near Ritzville on Nov. 7 to get tested for COVID-19 after several people tested positive. The Grant County Health District said in a news release Monday that anyone who attended the wedding is being asked to...

Court weighs challenge to Colorado discrimination law

Nov. 16, 2020 5:36 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado web designer should not have to create wedding websites for same-sex couples under the state's anti-discrimination law because it would amount to forced speech that violates her religious beliefs, a lawyer told an appeals court Monday. Kristen Waggoner, a lawyer for Alliance...

FILE - In this May 8, 2020 file photo, Cynthia Sanchez takes video and pictures as her sister Jennifer Escobar, right, and Luz Sigman kissing during their wedding ceremony at Vegas Weddings in Las Vegas. Las Vegas has been known for decades as the place for exuberant nuptials blessed by the swirl of Elvis' white capes. But for years legal marriages were barred for same-sex couples. Now, the state that's home to the self-proclaimed

'Righting a wrong': Nevada 1st to protect same-sex marriage

Nov. 15, 2020 10:39 AM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas has been known for decades as the place for exuberant nuptials blessed by the swirl of Elvis’ white capes. But for years, legal marriages were barred for same-sex couples. Now, the state that's home to the “wedding capital of the world” is also the...

A healthcare worker collects a sample to test for the new coronavirus inside a mobile diagnostic tent, in the Coyoacan district of Mexico City, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Mexico City announced Friday it will order bars closed for two weeks after the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 rose to levels not seen since August. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Mexico reaches 1 million virus cases, nears 100,000 deaths

Nov. 14, 2020 8:55 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico on Saturday topped 1 million registered coronavirus cases and nearly 100,000 test-confirmed deaths, though officials agree the number is probably much higher. How did Mexico get here? By marching resolutely, even defiantly, against many internationally accepted practices in...

CDC: Maine wedding outbreak shows need to avoid gatherings

Nov. 13, 2020 2:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A wave of coronavirus cases that hit Maine after a wedding is a case study in why it's important to avoid gathering amid the pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report about the deadly outbreak. The outbreak, based around an August wedding and...

A customer sits at a bar, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at a Bloomington, Minn., restaurant. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced restrictions that bars and restaurants will be required to end dine-in service between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., beginning Friday in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Walz imposes new limits on bars, restaurants, gatherings

Nov. 10, 2020 6:53 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota bars and restaurants must stop serving at 10 p.m. and attendance at weddings, funeral and social gatherings will be limited under new restrictions Gov. Tim Walz announced Tuesday to try to slow the accelerating spread of the coronavirus. Sounding the most ominous tones he has...

Bride and groom from New York drown on Caribbean honeymoon

Nov. 10, 2020 2:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A newly married couple from New York drowned on their honeymoon at a Caribbean resort, family members said. Corporate attorney Mohammad Malik, 35, and his bride, Dr. Noor Shah, 29, were swimming near their Turks and Caicos Islands resort on Oct. 28 when they were pulled under by strong...