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Gyasi Subira, a courier with FedEx, delivers a package at a business closed to the public along his route amid the coronavirus outbreak Friday, March 27, 2020, in Las Vegas. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Nevada swamped by record jobless claims after virus closures

Mar. 27, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A record-setting wave of jobless applicants overwhelmed Nevada's unemployment system following casino closures because of the coronavirus pandemic, state officials acknowledged Friday. Officials promised that people having trouble submitting claims will not lose benefits regardless of...

Health care officials watch as a vehicle approaches a testing site at the Michigan State Fairgrounds, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Detroit. The city set up several stations at the fairgrounds to allow for drive up testing for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Deaths spike in Michigan; top doctor warns about Detroit

Mar. 27, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general said Friday that the situation in Detroit, a national “hot spot” for cases of the new coronavirus, will worsen next week — as Michigan reported the highest daily spikes yet: 801 new cases statewide and 32 additional deaths. THE LATEST...

This March 20, 2020 photo shows yellow coronavirus testing tents at the entrance to the emergency room of The Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu, one of the hospitals in Hawaii where many mentally ill patients are taken. Among the business Hawaii lawmakers left unfinished when they abruptly suspended the state Legislature to help slow the spread of the coronavirus were proposals to improve psychiatric care for the state's mentally ill. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

Virus clouds prospects for Hawaii's mental health reforms

Mar. 27, 2020 12:55 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Among the business Hawaii lawmakers left unfinished when they abruptly suspended the Legislature to help slow the spread of the coronavirus were proposals to improve psychiatric care for the state's mentally ill. Lawmakers had convened with a new sense of urgency on this topic after a...

2 found fatally shot after suburban Indianapolis standoff

Mar. 24, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

FISHERS, Ind. (AP) — Police in suburban Indianapolis say they found a man and a woman fatally shot following a lengthy standoff in which shots were fired at officers. Fishers Police officers responding to an apartment complex for a welfare check Monday were met with gunfire from a second-floor unit, Sgt....

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Netflix's 'Self Made' tells of first female millionaire

Mar. 23, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Madam C.J. Walker may be one of America’s most successful “pull yourself up by your own bootstrap” stories, but many have never heard of her. However, that’s changing, thanks to the recent release of a Netflix limited series starring Octavia Spencer. “Self...

Nevada's 4 incumbent US House members draw 2020 challengers

Mar. 22, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's four members of the U.S. House are all seeking reelection this year, but more than three dozen people have filed this month to run against them. Two members of Nevada’s congressional delegation, Democrat Dina Titus and Republican Mark Amodei, are not expected to face major...

Carnival, MGM Resorts rise; Ford, AT&T, Coca-Cola fall

Mar. 20, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: MGM Resorts International, up $1.41 to $9.11. Travel and tourism shares climbed as Congress worked on a stimulus bill that would include billions of dollars to bail them out. Tiffany & Co., down 56 cents to $125.44. The...

South Carolina guard Tyasha Harris (52) attempts a shot against Texas A&M guard Aaliyah Wilson (2) and Ciera Johnson (40) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

South Carolina's Harris wins award named for her coach

Mar. 20, 2020 4:19 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina point guard Tyasha Harris is this year's recipient of the Dawn Staley award. The Phoenix Club of Philadelphia made the announcement Friday. Harris became the second Gamecock, joining Tiffany Mitchell in 2013, to win in the eight seasons of the award. The award, named...

In this Feb. 13, 2020 photo, concertina wire and vines line the stone walls of a former cell block at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, N.Y. The hollowed-out building used to house cells for 1,200 men on six tiers and runs well longer than a football field. A not-for-profit group is planning to open the Sing Sing Prison Museum in 2025. Their mission will be to provide a historical picture of incarceration in America while telling the story of one of the county's most well-known prisons. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

At Sing Sing, a museum going in down the hall from inmates

Mar. 18, 2020 4:12 PM EDT

OSSINING, N.Y. (AP) — Busting out of Sing Sing has been a dream of inmates since cell doors started clanging shut along the Hudson River in the 1820s. Now there’s a plan to usher visitors inside the high walls well known in the past to gangsters, Hollywood stars and prisoners condemned to the...

Alaska woman facing deportation believed she was a citizen

Mar. 18, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman facing deportation was unaware she was not a U.S. citizen until she was 22 years old, she said. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has ordered Becky Trimble to leave the country, Alaska Public Media reported Tuesday. The Bethel resident has lived in...