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Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Nov. 18, 2020 1:13 PM EST

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: ___ Nov. 15 The Decatur Daily and The TimesDaily on the coronavirus pandemic: There is no longer any doubt: Alabama, the United States and pretty much the entire world are now in the middle of the second wave of COVID-19, just as health experts feared. The decline and...

People enjoy the boardwalk, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Rehoboth Beach, Del. This resort town known for Atlantic waves that are sometimes surfable, fresh-cut French fries and a 1-mile wooden boardwalk that dates back to the 1870s has long prided itself on being the “Nation's Summer Capital.” (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden's beach hideaway has political sun shining on Rehoboth

Nov. 15, 2020 8:41 AM EST

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — This resort town known for Atlantic waves that are sometimes surfable, fresh-cut French fries and a 1-mile wooden boardwalk that dates to the 1870s has long prided itself on being the “Nation's Summer Capital.” It may soon sport a beach White House. ...

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump, still not conceding defeat, trumpets vaccine progress

Nov. 13, 2020 8:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gliding over significant challenges still to come, President Donald Trump on Friday offered a rosy update on the race for a vaccine for the resurgent coronavirus as he delivered his first public remarks since his defeat by President-elect Joe Biden. He still did not concede the election....

The White House in Washington, is seen early Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, the morning after incumbent President Donald Trump was defeated by his Democratic challenger, President-elect Joe Biden. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Latest: Former WH officials urge cooperative transition

Nov. 8, 2020 6:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A bipartisan group from the last three White Houses is urging the Trump administration to move forward “to immediately begin the post-election transition process.” The call from the Center for Presidential...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks as Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens at the Carpenters Local Union 1912 in Phoenix, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, to kick off a small business bus tour. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Man accused of threatening Biden, Harris in note to neighbor

Oct. 21, 2020 12:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man was charged Wednesday with making death threats against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and running mate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris in a letter left on the doorstep of a neighbor who had yard signs supporting the candidates. James Dale Reed, 42, of Frederick, told...

Man who wanted to see Trump gets time served in standoff

Oct. 20, 2020 3:11 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Washington state man who said he was traveling to see President Donald Trump has been sentenced to time served for assaulting Secret Service special agents in West Virginia. Joshua Wills, 31, of Bremerton, Washington, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston to the 23 months...

In this Oct. 8, 2020, photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., walk in a hanger before leaving Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix. Biden’s presidential campaign says Harris will suspend in-person events until Oct. 19, after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden campaign flips COVID-19 threat into new Trump contrast

Oct. 15, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Confronted with its first known coronavirus scare, Joe Biden’s presidential campaign turned the threat into another contrast with President Donald Trump in the closing weeks of a general election battle dominated by how the Republican incumbent has handled the pandemic and...

Supporters cheer as President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally at the Orlando Sanford International Airport Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The Latest: Trump tells Fla. supporters he feels 'powerful'

Oct. 12, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential race (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has returned to the campaign trail, holding his first rally since he contracted the coronavirus. Trump took the stage Monday in Sanford, Florida, and declared he was in good health, saying he felt...

President Donald Trump arrives back at the White House aboard Marine One, Monday evening, Oct. 5, 2020 in Washington, after being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The president's personal physician, Dr. Sean Conley, told reporters on Monday afternoon that Trump is not out of the woods yet, but that there is no care at the hospital that the president cannot get at the White House. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

White House staff, Secret Service eye virus with fear, anger

Oct. 6, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The West Wing is a ghost town. Staff members are scared of exposure. And the White House is now a treatment ward for not one — but two — COVID-19 patients, including a president who has long taken the threat of the virus lightly. President Donald Trump's decision to return...

President Donald Trump stands on the balcony outside of the Blue Room as returns to the White House Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Washington, after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump, still infectious, back at White House — without mask

Oct. 5, 2020 10:35 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House Monday night after leaving the military hospital where he was receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19. He immediately ignited a new controversy by declaring that despite his illness the nation should not...