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Duke, Dominion cancel contested Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays...

The Latest: Fearing outbreak, Spain locks down county of 71K

MADRID - Authorities in northwestern Spain have ordered the lockdown of a county with a population of 71,000 for fears of a coronavirus outbreak.Regional...

Dominican Republic chooses leader amid rising COVID-19 cases

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - With COVID-19 cases still surging, the Dominican Republic on Sunday held presidential elections that had already been delayed...

Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms

WASHINGTON (AP) - On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account....

Gig workers face shifting roles, competition in pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) - There were the two-hour, unpaid waits outside supermarkets when San Francisco first started to lock down, on top of the...

Russian shot dead in Austria, police probe political motive

BERLIN (AP) - Police in Austria say they have detained a Russian man after one of his compatriots was shot dead near Vienna late...

The Latest: Arkansas gov: Trump event goers must wear masks

WASHINGTON -- Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says if President Donald Trump were to hold a campaign rally in his Trump-friendly state, people will...

UK pays tribute to National Health Service on 72nd birthday

LONDON (AP) - People across the U.K. joined in a round of applause on Sunday to mark the 72nd anniversary of the free-to-use National...

‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ hymn ignites hope across nation

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community...

The Latest: Italy reports dip in virus cases after 5 days

ROME - After five straight days of small increases, the number of day-to-day confirmed COVID-19 cases in Italy has dipped. According to Health Ministry...