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FILE - In this April 22, 2020, file photo, pallbearers, who were among only 10 allowed mourners, walk the casket for internment at the funeral for Larry Hammond, who died from the coronavirus, at Mount Olivet Cemetery in New Orleans. Hammond was Mardi Gras royalty, and would have had hundreds of people marching behind his casket in second-line parades. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

US death toll from coronavirus surges past 100,000 people

May. 27, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths. That number is the best estimate and most assuredly an undercount. But it represents the stark reality that more Americans have died from the virus than from the Vietnam and Korean wars...

FILE - This October 2017 file photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Force Investigation Team Report shows the interior of Stephen Paddock's 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas after a mass shooting. A federal judge wants Nevada's highest court to tell him whether gun manufacturers and sellers can be held liable under state law for negligence and wrongful death in the case of a Seattle woman killed in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting in 2017. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP, File)

US judge asks Nevada high court if gun makers can be liable

May. 12, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A U.S. judge is asking Nevada’s highest court to decide whether state law allows gun manufacturers and sellers to be held liable for deaths as he considers a lawsuit from the parents of a victim of the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history. Federal law generally...

FILE - In this March 15, 2019, file photo, a bump stock is displayed in Harrisonburg, Va. A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a Utah gun rights advocate who challenged the Trump administration's ban on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns. A panel of judges on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Thursday, May 7, 2020, that a lower court was right to reject the advocate's request to temporarily block the ban because he didn't show he was likely to win his case. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Utah gun advocate loses appeal to block bump stock ban

May. 7, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. appeals court on Thursday ruled against a Utah gun rights advocate who challenged the Trump administration’s ban on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns. A three judge panel from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2019, file photo Greg Zanis of Aurora, Ill., prepares crosses to place at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas. Now on hospice care, Zanis, continues to struggle against the terminal bladder cancer he was diagnosed with in March, was treated to a motorcade of well-wishers in his driveway for over two hours, Friday, May 1, 2020, in Aurora. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Illinois man who put crosses at sites of mass shootings dies

May. 4, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man man who spent years making crosses and bringing them to the sites of mass shootings and other disasters around the United States died Monday. The death of Greg Zanis, announced by his daughter, Susie Zanis, and confirmed by the mayor of the community where Zanis lived,...

FILE - In this March 23, 2019 file photo, Eric Church performs during his Double Down tour in Rosemont, Ill. The country singer sent a message to fans in a new video that offers his belief in American resolve to overcome the pandemic. He is teasing new music, including a song called “Through My Ray Bans” from a forthcoming album.  (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)

Eric Church wants people to feel safe when concerts return

Apr. 24, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Eric Church doesn’t know when concerts might resume in the United States after the spread of the coronavirus, but he wants people to feel safe when they return to hear live music. The singer known for his often-worn sunglasses sent a message to fans over the...