Montana records most virus cases

Montana records most virus cases in a day since March 28

Montana on Thursday reported 25 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, the most in a day since late March as health officials in one county recommended a return to more stringent restrictions...
Assembly members Keith Richman, R-Chatsworth

California official charged with illegal spending, perjury

A former California lawmaker was charged Wednesday with 34 felonies for allegedly using more than a quarter million dollars in campaign funds for personal expenses and lying about it, prosecutors said.
Rayshard Brooks speaking with Officer Garrett Rolfe

Officer charged with murder for shooting Rayshard Brooks

Prosecutors brought murder charges Wednesday against the white Atlanta police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back, saying that Brooks was not a deadly threat and that the officer kicked the...

Washington state man gets 30 years for human trafficking

A member of a human trafficking ring was sentenced to 30 years in prison after prosecutors said he and fellow gang members paid for motel rooms, setup...
Dr. Alexia Harrist

Southwest Wyoming virus spike linked to public gathering

An increase in coronavirus cases in southwest Wyoming is connected to a public gathering where social distancing rules were not followed, a state health official said. The addition of...
Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone reduced deaths by up to one third in COVID-19 patients

Researchers in England say they have the first evidence that a drug can improve COVID-19 survival: A cheap, widely available steroid reduced deaths by up to one third in severely ill hospitalized...
Alaska State Troopers

Guard kills trespassing suspect at Alaska military facility

A 30-year-old civilian was shot and killed after brandishing a knife at a duty officer after attempting to enter a building on an Alaska military base used by Navy SEALs for cold...
North Korea has exploded an inter-Korean liaison office building

N. Korea blows up liaison office as tensions rise

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday in a dramatic display of anger that sharply raises tensions on...
Africa’s coronavirus cases

Africa virus cases surpass 100,000; lockdowns slowed growth

Africa’s coronavirus cases have surpassed 100,000, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, as the continent with many fragile health systems has not yet seen the high numbers of...
Joe Biden

If you can’t choose me over Trump, ‘you ain’t black’ – Biden

Joe Biden suggested on Friday that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black,” comments that stirred controversy over whether he was being condescending to voters who could decide whether he...