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Police investigators enter to inspect a burnt construction site after a fire in Icheon, South Korea, Thursday, April 30, 2020. One of the South Korea's worst fires in years broke out on Wednesday at the construction site. (Hong Ki-won/Yonhap via AP)

South Korea investigating cause of fire after 38 workers die

Apr. 30, 2020 1:36 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean authorities on Thursday were investigating what caused a fire that killed 38 construction workers in one of the country’s deadliest fires in years. The explosion that swept through a warehouse being built in Icheon, just south of Seoul, also injured 10 others...

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Despite critics' outcry, border wall construction goes on

Apr. 24, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government is proceeding with plans for a border wall even as communities where construction is ongoing protest the presence of workers, according to court documents. In the Yuma, Arizona, area, the government modified a contract on March 24 to add 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) of...

Protesters demonstrate at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Monday, April 20, 2020, demanding that Gov. Tom Wolf reopen Pennsylvania's economy even as new social-distancing mandates took effect at stores and other commercial buildings. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Wolf sets May 8 as target launch date for gradual reopening

Apr. 20, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday set May 8 as the date he wants to begin easing some pandemic restrictions, saying Pennsylvania had made sufficient progress against COVID-19 to warrant a gradual reopening of the economy. All 12.8 million Pennsylvanians will have to stay home at least through...