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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 23, 2020 5:43 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: COVID-19 winning as Akron and Ohio politicians spin their wheels Akron Beacon Journal Nov. 22 Two votes in recent days illustrated how COVID-19 continues to exploit our divided politics as it sickens record numbers of people. With no...

W. Virginia pastry chef opens shop, helps others celebrate

Nov. 22, 2020 9:00 AM EST

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Amy Mills says she wasn’t sure just what she wanted to do with her life 30 years ago as a student at what was then Hinton High School. Long-term plans aren’t always easy for teenagers, after all. She did know what she enjoyed though. “I cooked when I was a...

NH food establishments fined, warned over lack of masks

Nov. 18, 2020 8:11 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bakery, bagel shop and pizza place each have been fined $500 after repeated complaints about staff not wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic. The attorney general's office said Wednesday that it has assessed penalties against Simply Delicious Baking Co. in Bedford, What a...

Alabama man convicted of killing ex-wife after divorce

Nov. 18, 2020 4:40 PM EST

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A north Alabama man was convicted Wednesday of killing his ex-wife shortly after their divorce became final in 2015. News outlets reported that a Morgan County jury convicted Roger Dale Stevens, 68, of capital murder in the fatal shooting of Kay Stevens. Stevens was shot at the bakery...

Dr. Wille Baracho takes the temperature of a woman suspected of having COVID-19 as he attends residents inside the Unidos de Padre Miguel samba school in the Vila Vintem slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 24, 2020. Led by this doctor who watched COVID-19 wreak havoc in a hospital ward, the samba school marshaled its considerable energy to fight the pandemic in one of Rio’s most populous slums, by sewing medical gowns and masks for public hospitals, distributing food kits to the needy, doing coronavirus screenings.   (AP Photo/Lucas Dumphreys)

How a Brazil samba school shimmied from Carnival to COVID-19

Nov. 10, 2020 10:16 AM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The sultry heat of the Southern Hemisphere’s summer will soon be rolling into Rio de Janeiro. In a normal year, the air would whisper into Dr. Wille Baracho's ear: Carnival is coming. In a normal year, Baracho's organization — the Unidos de Padre Miguel samba school...

The sweet story behind this mom-and-pop Alabama bakery

Nov. 8, 2020 12:01 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — “What A Sweet Year!” the message on the chalkboard says. “Thank You For Being An Essential Part of Our Success.” “Eventful,” though, might be a better way to describe this past year for John and Renea Spear. The Shelby County couple opened...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, Jacob Newberry puts on new PPE at the COVID-19 state drive-thru testing location at UTEP in El Paso, Texas. As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation and infections and hospitalizations rise, medical administrators are scrambling to find enough nursing help — especially in rural areas and at small hospitals. (Briana Sanchez/The El Paso Times via AP, File)

The Latest: Texas judge upholds El Paso business shut down

Nov. 6, 2020 10:09 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas district judge on Friday upheld an order from El Paso County’s top elected official shutting down businesses while the region fights an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases. The decision from Judge Bill Moody of El Paso’s 34th District Court came as federal military...

Man admits crashing into Planned Parenthood clinic in NJ

Oct. 23, 2020 11:58 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has admitted he intentionally crashed a stolen truck into a Planned Parenthood clinic in New Jersey, injuring two patients and a staff member. Marckles Alcius, 34, of Lowell, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to aggravated assault, causing or risking...

Restaurant cards for Hawaii unemployed to arrive Friday

Oct. 16, 2020 10:07 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Restaurant cards for unemployed workers are expected to begin arriving in Hawaii mailboxes Friday, with the cards covering meals plus purchases at bakeries and catering services. The new Hawaii Restaurant Card Program will benefit state residents who are out of work and businesses...

FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2011 file photo, Sudan's banknotes are displayed behind a window at the central bank in Khartoum, Sudan. Sudan's annual inflation has hit a new record peak as prices of bread and other staples keep surging, according to official figures released on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Abd Raouf, File)

Tribal clashes over governor's sacking kill 6 in east Sudan

Oct. 14, 2020 5:43 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Tribal clashes erupted on Wednesday in eastern Sudan over the prime minister’s decision to sack a provincial governor, killing at least six people, a medical group said. The violence came a day after authorities announced that annual inflation has hit a new record as prices of bread and...