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Say hello to 'Trolls,' farewell to 'Modern Family' this week

Apr. 7, 2020 8:50 AM EDT

This week's entertainment offerings have a decidedly familial feel to them, and not the Force Family Fun kind. On television, viewers have the chance to say goodbye to the Roses of “Schitt's Creek” and visit one last time with the “Modern Family” crew. “Parasite,” the...

Tiffany Pinckney poses for a portrait in the Harlem neighborhood of New York on April 1, 2020. After a period of quarantine at home separated from her children, she has recovered from COVID-19. Pinckney became one of the nations first donors of

Coronavirus survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'

Apr. 3, 2020 1:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the New York City mother became one of the country’s first survivors to donate her blood to help treat other seriously ill patients. “It is definitely overwhelming to know that in my...

Wendy Lopez helps distribute free meals for curbside delivery for residents that signed up online at a restaurant Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. Workers from several restaurants helped give out fresh meals, part of a #ChefsForAmerica event, providing meals to residents today and tomorrow. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Florida jobless claims rise as does anger among unemployed

Apr. 2, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Unemployment claims in Florida skyrocketed Thursday — as did frustrations among the newly jobless who have struggled for weeks to file for financial relief amid the coronavirus outbreak that has crippled the state's economy and sidelined much of its workforce. To alleviate...

Arrest made in pedestrian's hit-and-run death in Parsons

Apr. 2, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

PARSONS, Kan. (AP) — A woman is jailed on suspicion of driving drunk and fatally injuring a pedestrian in Parsons. Tiffany Jakee, 29, of Parsons, was jailed without bond Thursday afternoon in Labette County on possible charges of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence, driving under the...

Body at Alabama dump site ID'd as that of a missing mother

Apr. 2, 2020 4:07 PM EDT

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — A body hidden under a mattress left in an industrial area near Alabama's biggest city has been identified as that of a woman missing since February, authorities said. Police said the remains found in Bessemer, a community just southwest of Birmingham, were those of 30-year-old Tiffany...

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Nevada jobless claims pile up, governor concedes problems

Apr. 2, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 71,400 people filed for unemployment in Nevada last week, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor, pushing the number of jobless claims since casinos and other businesses closed in mid-March due to the coronavirus past 164,000. State officials and Gov....

Gyasi Subira, a courier with FedEx, delivers a package at a business closed to the public along his route amid the coronavirus outbreak Friday, March 27, 2020, in Las Vegas. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Nevada swamped by record jobless claims after virus closures

Mar. 27, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A record-setting wave of jobless applicants overwhelmed Nevada's unemployment system following casino closures because of the coronavirus pandemic, state officials acknowledged Friday. Officials promised that people having trouble submitting claims will not lose benefits regardless of...

Health care officials watch as a vehicle approaches a testing site at the Michigan State Fairgrounds, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Detroit. The city set up several stations at the fairgrounds to allow for drive up testing for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Deaths spike in Michigan; top doctor warns about Detroit

Mar. 27, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general said Friday that the situation in Detroit, a national “hot spot” for cases of the new coronavirus, will worsen next week — as Michigan reported the highest daily spikes yet: 801 new cases statewide and 32 additional deaths. THE LATEST...

This March 20, 2020 photo shows yellow coronavirus testing tents at the entrance to the emergency room of The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu, one of the hospitals in Hawaii where many mentally ill patients are taken. Among the business Hawaii lawmakers left unfinished when they abruptly suspended the state Legislature to help slow the spread of the coronavirus were proposals to improve psychiatric care for the state's mentally ill. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

Virus clouds prospects for Hawaii's mental health reforms

Mar. 27, 2020 12:55 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Among the business Hawaii lawmakers left unfinished when they abruptly suspended the Legislature to help slow the spread of the coronavirus were proposals to improve psychiatric care for the state's mentally ill. Lawmakers had convened with a new sense of urgency on this topic after a...

2 found fatally shot after suburban Indianapolis standoff

Mar. 24, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — Police in suburban Indianapolis say they found a man and a woman fatally shot following a lengthy standoff in which shots were fired at officers. Fishers Police officers responding to an apartment complex for a welfare check Monday were met with gunfire from a second-floor unit, Sgt....