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Zack Iscol, veteran and entrepreneur, joins NYC mayor's race

Oct. 20, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The field of candidates to be New York City's next mayor has gotten another name, with entrepreneur and veteran Zack Iscol announcing his entrance into the race. Iscol, a former Marine who spent time in Iraq, said the city needed a change in his video announcing his candidacy. “That...

Wall Street executive Ray McGuire joins NYC mayor's race

Oct. 15, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Raymond McGuire, a longtime Wall Street executive, has entered the race to be the next mayor of New York City. McGuire, 63, told clients and colleagues at Citigroup, where he is a vice chairman, that he was leaving to focus on the 2021 mayor's race, The New York Times reported Thursday. If...

REMOVES REFERENCE TO HAMILTON - FILE - Broadway posters outside the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York on May 13, 2020.  Broadway theaters may be dark but there will be plenty of new online productions of some of classic plays this fall. Jeffrey Richards on Wednesday unveiled a seven weekly play run of livestreamed works to benefit The Actors Fund. They will stream on Broadway’s Best Shows and ticket buyers can access the events through TodayTix starting at $5. The plays include “The Best Man,” “This Is Our Youth,” Time Stands Still” and “Race” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Online fall Broadway play revivals attract starry casts

Oct. 14, 2020 12:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theaters may be dark, but there will be plenty of new online productions of some of classic plays this fall with some starry self-isolating actors, including Matthew Broderick, Morgan Freeman, Patti LuPone, Laura Linney and David Alan Grier. Producer Jeffrey Richards on Wednesday...

Former de Blasio aide Maya Wiley announces run for NYC mayor

Oct. 7, 2020 10:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Maya Wiley, a civil rights lawyer, former aide to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and MSNBC legal analyst, is announcing her candidacy to succeed de Blasio in 2021. “I want to build a New York where no matter who you are or what you look like, how you identify or who you love,...

Report confirms pilot's blood alcohol was 5 times over limit

Oct. 4, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board confirmed an Alaska airplane pilot involved in a fatal crash had a blood-alcohol level more than five times above the legal limit for pilots to fly. The final NTSB crash report said pilot Charles Weimer was flying under the influence when...

Indiana teacher charged with battery in student's discipline

Sep. 28, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana teacher faces a battery charge for allegedly causing an 8-year-old student to repeatedly fall down while disciplining the child. Debra Wiley, 58, was arrested Friday after officers were called to Harrison Elementary School on reports from several teachers that another...

Harrington scores for 4 TDs, depleted Appalachian State wins

Sep. 26, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Daetrich Harrington rushed for career highs of 211 yards and four touchdowns and depleted Appalachian State beat Campbell 52-21 on Saturday. On Friday, Appalachian State (2-1) announced that three players had been confirmed with COVID-19 and, as a result, 18 other players were...

FILE - In this June 30, 2020, file photo the U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington. President Donald Trump didn't have to look very far for one of the contenders on his short list to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court: he's been considering one of his own lawyers. Kate Comerford Todd is a deputy White House counsel, helping navigate Trump's White House through a thicket of legal issues. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

White House lawyer Kate Todd in running for high court seat

Sep. 22, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump didn't have to look very far for one of the contenders on his short list to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court: he's been considering one of his own lawyers. Kate Comerford Todd is a deputy White House counsel, helping navigate Trump's White...

Ricky Hurtado, a Democratic candidate for the North Carolina state house, walks past a child's toy car as he canvasses in a largely Latino trailer community, in Burlington, N.C., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

Sep. 17, 2020 9:36 AM EDT

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend sweltering days knocking on doors, clenching glossy campaign literature and making his case directly to voters. This was the summer...

Ricky Hurtado, a Democratic candidate for the North Carolina state house, walks past a child's toy car as he canvasses in a largely Latino trailer community, in Burlington, N.C., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

Sep. 16, 2020 4:45 PM EDT

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend sweltering days knocking on doors, clenching glossy campaign literature and making his case directly to voters. This was the summer...