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Organizations donate $38K to relieve sex assault kit backlog

Sep. 23, 2020 9:05 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three Alaska nonprofit organizations have donated more than $38,000 to assist a police department with testing its backlog of sexual assault kits. The organizations acted on reports that the Nome Police Department had a large number of sexual assault evidence kits awaiting...

Prosecutor will probe mayor's removal of Confederate statues

Sep. 22, 2020 10:31 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A judge in Virginia has appointed a county prosecutor to investigate whether Richmond's mayor broke any laws when his administration hired a company to remove the city’s Confederate monuments. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday that Richmond Circuit Court Judge Joi...

South Korean K-pop group BTS members salute to their national flag during a ceremony marking the National Youth Day at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)

The Latest: South Korea's daily virus total drops slightly

Sep. 19, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

South Korea __ South Korea’s new coronavirus tally has fallen below 100 for the first time in more than a month, as the country’s recent viral resurgence is gradually easing. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Sunday that the newly counted 82 cases took the country’s total...

Correction: AT&T-Subpoena-Mississippi story

Sep. 18, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a September 12, 2020, story, The Associated Press erroneously reported the Public Service Commission provided funding to the telecommunications conglomerate AT&T to expand wireless service in Mississippi. The money comes from the federal government and is part of a program by...

California Science

Sep. 15, 2020 5:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two flight-worthy solid rocket boosters have been given to the California Science Center for display of the retired space shuttle Endeavour. The boosters donated by Northrop Grumman Corp. and NASA will allow the shuttle to be displayed in Los Angeles as if it was about to blast off into...

In this Aug. 14, 2020, photo courtesy of LT Goodluck, LT Goodluck holds a beer can honoring his grandfather, Navajo Code Talker John V. Goodluck at the Hellbender Brewing Co., in Washington, D.C. In honor of National Navajo Code Talkers Day the craft brewery recently rereleased its Code Talker American Pale Ale , this time in a can, drawing some rave reviews but also backlash. The beer was formulated and brewed by Goodluck in honor of his late grandfather and Navajo Code Talker John V. Goodluck. (LT Goodluck via AP)

Emotions run high over new Code Talkers beer can

Sep. 2, 2020 1:25 PM EDT

In honor of National Navajo Code Talkers Day, a Washington, D.C., craft brewery recently rereleased its Code Talker American Pale Ale — this time in a can — drawing some rave reviews but also backlash. The beer was formulated and brewed by LT Goodluck in honor of his late grandfather and Navajo Code...

Judge urged to keep Montana political spending rule

Aug. 27, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for Montana's governor urged a federal judge Thursday to uphold an executive order that requires companies to report political contributions if they want to bid on large state contracts, in a case that could test whether so-called dark money groups can avoid public disclosure...

Providence schools get donation of 20,000 face shields

Aug. 27, 2020 3:09 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island-based plastics company is donating 20,000 face shields to the Providence public schools. The shields from East Providence-based igus Inc. can be used to protect staff who work closely with students, particularly nurses who interact with symptomatic students, and will...

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra cancels 1st half of season

Aug. 27, 2020 6:56 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra has announced it is canceling the first half of its season this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The cancellation affects the concerts scheduled for October through January. The organization hopes to resume with programs scheduled for...

FILE - An employee leaves the state operated U.S. Space & Rocket Center, which serves as the visitor center for the nearby federally funded NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, in Huntsville, Ala. in this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 file photo. Space Camp, an educational program attended by nearly 1 million people, said Tuesday July 28, 2020 it's in danger of closing without a cash infusion because of the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

'Save Space Camp' drive prompted by virus reaches $1.5M goal

Aug. 5, 2020 8:23 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A fundraising drive has reached its goal of bringing in $1.5 million to save Space Camp from closing because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said. A corporate donation of $250,000 by the technology company SAIC Inc. pushed the effort over the top, officials said in a...