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A voter, right, shows his identification to a Harris County election clerk before voting, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Virus deaths hit new high in Texas as governor urges masks

Jul. 15, 2020 9:02 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Signs in the Texas Panhandle urged voters to wear masks. Polling precincts were already staffed thin because some election workers backed out of the state's primary runoffs, cautious about the coronavirus that socked the rural meatpacking region in May. By and large, most voters...

Vice President Mike Pence, left, greets Senior Pastor Dr. Robert Jeffress, right, after Pence spoke at the Southern Baptist megachurch First Baptist Dallas during a Celebrate Freedom Rally in Dallas, Sunday, June 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Virus loans helped entities tied to Trump evangelical allies

Jul. 7, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Churches connected to President Donald Trump and other organizations linked to current or former Trump evangelical advisers received at least $17.3 million in loans from a federal rescue package designed to aid small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Those receiving loans include...