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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions about the coronavirus pandemic as Dr. Lee Norman, the state's health secretary, watches during a news conference, Friday, June 5, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly says her administration will consider using federal coronavirus relief funds to start a program to help people struggling to pay their rent or home mortgages. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas governor considering relief for renters, home owners

Jun. 5, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly said Friday that her administration will consider using part of Kansas' share of federal coronavirus relief funds to help people struggling to pay their rents or home mortgages because of economic problems tied to the pandemic. Kelly defended a May 26 decision to...

Proposed Hawaii affordable housing project draws opposition

Jun. 5, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Members of an Oahu community have expressed opposition to plans to build a rental apartment complex with primarily low-income units. The complex in Kailua would include 73 apartments almost entirely intended for residents with low incomes, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday....

Council in SC fires administrator over home and pay issues

May. 31, 2020 9:22 AM EDT

DILLON, S.C. (AP) — A county council in South Carolina voted to fire its administrator, saying he lived outside the county, arrived late to work and left early, and gave unauthorized raises. Dillon County Administrator Tony Clyburn denied the reasons for his firing, saying he was renting a home in Dillon...

Philippine police arrest 90 Chinese for illegal gambling

May. 31, 2020 3:47 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have arrested 90 Chinese for allegedly running an online gambling hub without permits and for violating quarantine restrictions, officials said Sunday. Police made the mass arrests Friday after spotting some of the suspects converging closely without face masks...

Reward grows for information in 2018 North Carolina slaying

May. 29, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Anonymous donations have boosted the reward being offered for information in the 2018 slaying of a Greensboro couple. Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers said another $1,825 has raised the reward to $3,825 for information in the deaths of Shaquanna Hudson and Jermaine Wilson, the...

Washington colleges, universities brace for big budget hit

May. 25, 2020 11:16 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s public colleges and universities are preparing for large budget cuts because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The Seattle Times reports the state is expected to slash funding, since higher education dollars aren’t protected by the state constitution in the same...

3-year-old girl dies after being pulled from a Glendale pool

May. 24, 2020 1:09 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl has died after being pulled from a pool at a Glendale home, according to police. The name of the victim wasn’t immediately released. Glendale police said the girl’s family is from out of town and were renting the home as an Airbnb. They said that at...

Jan Damm, a performer at New England Center for Circus Arts, in Brattleboro, Vt., uses the diabolo as Rebecca McKenny, a resident at Thompson House Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Brattleboro, claps during a performance on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

Governor proposes $400M in economic relief amid pandemic

May. 20, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday proposed a $400 million economic relief and recovery package funded by the federal economic rescue law known as the Cares Act to help employers and small businesses, including dairy farmers, struggling from the pandemic-induced shutdown. “I...

Police: 4 wounded in shooting at South Carolina party

May. 17, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Four people were shot early Sunday morning at a party in a rental house in South Carolina, authorities said. All four of the wounded were taken to the hospital, but are expected to survive, Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said. The party in a small house in downtown...

Using social distancing practices, moviegoers watch a show at the Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theater that reopened in New Braunfels, Texas, Friday, May 1, 2020. Texas' stay-at-home orders due to the new coronavirus pandemic have expired and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has eased restrictions on many businesses that have now opened, including theaters. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The drive-in is giving indie films a box office boost

May. 14, 2020 2:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Indie films and drive-in theaters don’t usually go together. Drive-ins need the big movies, the ones with superheroes and superstars, to draw substantial audiences. So it was a little surprising when “ The Wretched,” a supernatural horror flick with no stars, earned...