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Goffin and Thompson reach 2nd round at Monte Carlo Masters

Apr. 11, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — David Goffin beat an erratic Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-0 to reach the second round of the clay-court Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday. Although the 2014 U.S. Open champion Cilic had 10 aces and led the match 3-0, he made 52 unforced errors and also dropped...

Michigan presses White House for more vaccines amid surge

Apr. 11, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vowed Sunday to keep pushing the White House for more vaccines as Michigan sees a COVID-19 spike. The Democrat told CBS’ “Face The Nation” that she plans to work with the White House but is “really encouraging them to think...

Maine proposal promises jobs, education for veterans

Apr. 11, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Lawmakers in Maine are considering a proposal designed to make sure veterans in the state have access to more jobs and educational resources. Democratic Sen. Joe Rafferty of Kennebunk proposed the Veterans Bill of Rights this month. It requires...

South Dakota hits halfway mark for vaccine-eligible people

Apr. 11, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Half of South Dakota's population age 16 and over has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state's Department of Health announced Saturday. Health officials opened vaccine eligibility to anyone over age 16 on Monday. Nearly...

Indiana reports nearly 1,200 more COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

Apr. 11, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials on Sunday reported 1,198 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 additional deaths. The state was approaching 700,000 infections and has logged more than 12,700 deaths from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic....

More Vermont courthouses ready to reopen for live trials

Apr. 11, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

Eight Vermont courthouses are once again ready for jury trials. The Vermont Judiciary announced recently that the move comes after a year of work to construct barriers, test and improve air circulation and filtration systems, and develop process and facility enhancements...

'Rocks,' 'Nomadland' lead race for COVID-curbed BAFTA awards

Apr. 11, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British teen drama “Rocks” and American gig-economy Western “Nomadland” lead the race for the British Academy Film Awards, which are being handed out Sunday during a pandemic-curbed ceremony. Hugh Grant, Tom Hiddleston and Priyanka Chopra Jonas are...

Navajo Nation reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Apr. 11, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has reported 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. The latest numbers released Saturday night brought the pandemic totals on the tribe’s reservation to 30,255 cases and 1,262 known deaths. ...

Andrew: Philip's death has left 'huge void' in queen's life

Apr. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as Princess Anne paid tribute to her father as “my teacher, my supporter and my critic.” As hundreds well-wishers continued to...

Arizona reports 540 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

Apr. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported 540 new confirmed COVID-19 cases but no additional deaths. The state’s case total now stands at 849,561 since the pandemic began with the known death toll remaining at 17,086. Over 2.5...