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Census releases guidelines for controversial privacy tool

Jun. 09, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Hold onto your calculators, statisticians! After three years of fierce debates, conflicting academic papers and a lawsuit, the U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday announced guidelines for how a controversial statistical method will be applied to the...

Newsom: No conflict in corporate giving to wife's nonprofit

Jun. 04, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday he sees no conflict in the nonprofit launched by his wife accepting donations from companies that lobby his administration. “There's no correlation, period, full stop. Absolutely none," Newsom said....

New this week: 'We Are Lady Parts' & A new 'The Conjuring'

Jun. 01, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Pride Month will be celebrated across many streaming platforms beginning this...

School district budgets better than feared through pandemic

May. 29, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The budgets school districts put out each spring are always intended to be a best guess, subject to change depending on what the state ends up providing in per-pupil aid and other funding and how many students are enrolled at the district the following fall. ...

Court upholds city's $30,000 fine for man's overgrown lawn

Apr. 30, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — A federal court has upheld a Florida city's decision to issue nearly $30,000 in code violation fines to a homeowner whose grass was overgrown. Following a two-year legal battle, a judge from the Middle District of Florida ruled this week that Jim...

Today in History

Apr. 27, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 27, the 117th day of 2021. There are 248 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 27, 1978, 51 construction workers plunged to their deaths when a scaffold inside...

Analysis: A reckoning on racism? Not for many leaders of GOP

Apr. 26, 2021 07:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If the nation is in the midst of a historic reckoning on racism, most leaders of the Republican Party are not participating. On the day last week that a jury convicted the police officer who killed George Floyd, Republicans in Washington focused much of...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 25-May 1

Apr. 19, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 25-May 1: April 25: Actor Al Pacino is 81. “Dancing With the Stars” judge Len Goodman is 77. Bassist Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revisited is 76. Singer Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA is 76. Actor Talia Shire is 76. Actor Jeffrey...

Israel to accept foreign tourists after year-long break

Apr. 13, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday said it will reopen the country to vaccinated foreign tourists in May, more than a year after closing its borders to most international visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Tourism Ministry said a limited number of tourist...

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

Apr. 10, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump insists he's enjoying his life off Twitter. The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says. Plus there's no risk of backlash for retweeting unsavory accounts. But...