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Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98

Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98

ATLANTA — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, a family statement said.
Ski vacation hot spot becomes virus ground zero in Idaho

Ski vacation hot spot becomes virus ground zero in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho — A scenic Idaho county known as a ski-vacation haven for celebrities and the wealthy has a new, more dubious distinction: It has one of the highest per-capita rates of confirmed coronavirus infections in America.
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.
AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody

MIAMI — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, four people familiar with the situation said Friday.
Shop sells 'hundreds' of doughnuts starring Dr. Fauci's face

Shop sells 'hundreds' of doughnuts starring Dr. Fauci's face

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with coronavirus on its sweet treats. Donuts Delite in Rochester began selling hundreds of doughnuts with Dr.
4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

PANAMA CITY — Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship now anchored off the coast of Panama and two people aboard the ship have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the cruise line said Friday, with hundreds of passengers unsure how long
Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators

Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators

DETROIT — President Donald Trump issued an order Friday that seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators for coronavirus patients under the Defence Production Act.
Stocks drop, but hold on to weekly gains after a big rally

Stocks drop, but hold on to weekly gains after a big rally

Wall Street closed lower Friday but still notched big gains for the week as investors held out hope that a $2 trillion rescue package will cushion businesses and households from the economic devastation being caused by the coronavirus.
Kotb cries on 'Today' show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing

Kotb cries on 'Today' show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness
British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the first leader of a major nation to contract COVID-19, but he insisted Friday that he remains in charge of the U.K.'s response to the outbreak.