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Dominic Cummings, senior aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, makes a statement inside 10 Downing Street, London, Monday May 25, 2020, over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions. (Jonathan Brady/Pool via AP)

The Latest: Brazil travel ban set to start on Tuesday

May. 25, 2020 6:52 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Brazil travel ban set to start on Tuesday. — World...

8 rescued after boat sinks in west-central Minnesota lake

May. 25, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Eight people have been rescued after their boat sank in Big Kandiyohi Lake in west-central Minnesota. The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office said authorities received a call just before 6 p.m. Sunday of a submerged boat. Everyone who was in the water was pulled to safety by...

Unborn child dies in accidental shooting in North Dakota

May. 25, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

PORTLAND, N.D. (AP) — An unborn child has died in what investigators describe as an accidental shooting in Steele County of eastern North Dakota. Steele County Sheriff Wayne Beckman said in a statement that emergency responders were dispatched to a home near Portland around 8:45 p.m. Sunday on a call about...

In this Thursday, May 21, 2020 photo, Kim Burgess, the mother of a soldier who was killed in Iraq, holds a muddy American flag after a dam failure destroyed a war memorial last week in Stanford, Mich. Burgess is pledging to rebuild the memorial. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press via AP)

Fallen soldier's mom: We will rebuild memorial lost to flood

May. 25, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

SANFORD, Mich. (AP) — The mother of a Marine who was killed in Iraq is pledging to rebuild a war memorial that was destroyed by a dam failure in central Michigan. “I sat there and cried,” Kim Burgess said after visiting the scene in Sanford last week. “I just felt like I had let our...

Injured mountain lion found near Rexburg was euthanized

May. 25, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A young mountain lion was found injured near Rexburg and officials came to the decision that it had to be euthanized a day later. CBS2 reports the Idaho Department of Fish and Game found the young male lion injured on the outskirts of Rexburg on Saturday. The lion had an injury on his...

FILE - In this Thursday, June 19, 2014, file photo, former congressman and retired Lt. Col. Allen West speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington. West was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Texas. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Former US Rep. Allen West out of hospital after Texas crash

May. 25, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was released from a Texas hospital Monday after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash, according to a a post on his Facebook page. West, who is running for chair of the Republican Party of Texas, was driving...

Toddler killed, 3 others hurt in Becker County house fire

May. 25, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy has died and three family members have been injured in a house fire in northwestern Minnesota. The Becker County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday about the fire northeast of Detroit Lakes. The first deputy on the scene found the...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, wearing a face mask amid the new coronavirus pandemic, stands amid supporters taking pictures with cell phones as he leaves his official residence of Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, May 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

In Bolsonaro's Brazil, everyone else is to blame for virus

May. 25, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With Brazil emerging as one of the world's most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting all responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting blame on mayors, governors, an outgoing health minister and the media. By contrast, he portrays himself as a clear-eyed...

Green Bay teen arrested after crash threw passenger in river

May. 25, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old girl from Green Bay has been arrested for drunken driving after a crash on the Main Street Bridge flung her passenger into the river. WBAY-TV reports that video from a nearby weather camera shows a car turning onto Main Street at about 5:30 a.m., swerving and...

Motorcyclist dead after running red light in Vegas

May. 25, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A motorcyclist died Monday morning after crashing in Las Vegas. Police say the motorcyclist was driving a 3-wheel motorcycle on South Durango Drive at the Roy Horn Way. The motorcyclist ran a red right and collided with a sedan. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle and died on...