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Motorists stop at a traffic light in front of a coronavirus awareness muralin Bangkalan, Madura Island, Indonesia, Monday, April 6, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
The Latest: Spain reports rise in daily virus cases, deathsSpain is recording again a rise of daily coronavirus infections and deaths for the first time in five days
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Molly King, an election team member, tests an express voting machine at South Division High School in Milwaukee on Monday, April 6, 2020. Thousands of poll workers had said they wouldn't work, leading Milwaukee to reduce its planned number of polling sites from 180 to just five. More than 2,500 National Guard troops were dispatched to staff the polls. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
Pandemic politics: Wisconsin primary moving forwardWisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday’s presidential primary election
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Students who usually flock past the statue of John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Church, while walking to class at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., are gone in face of the coronavirus Friday, April 3, 2020. The private liberal arts college, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, faces a different set of financial and enrollment challenges because of the virus. At present, the school has switched to on-line teaching. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Financial hits pile up for colleges as some fight to surviveColleges across the nation are scrambling to close deep budget holes and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse after the coronavirus outbreak triggered a series of financial losses
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office shows Corrie Wallace. Authorities in Louisiana said Wallace kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped. He was charged Monday, April 6, 2020, with first-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Ja'Riel Sam. (St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)
Sheriff: Louisiana man kills kidnapped woman after escapeAuthorities in Louisiana said a man kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Shark kills Australian wildlife worker on Great Barrier ReefA shark has fatally mauled a young Australian wildlife worker on the Great Barrier Reef
The Associated Press8 hours ago
REI: Stores stay shut, workers furloughed, no pay for CEOREI says it will keep its 162 retail locations closed and furlough some of its roughly 14,000 employees without pay for 90 days as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to halt much of the retail industry
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Body of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's daughter recoveredMaryland authorities say they have recovered the body of the daughter of former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend after she and her son went missing after a canoeing accident
The Associated Press9 hours ago
US judge won't block gun store closures in Los AngelesA federal judge is refusing to block Los Angeles officials from shutting down gun stores as nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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