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California to buy 200 million masks a month amid outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California plans to spend nearly $1 billion to buy up to 200 million masks each month to boost its stockpile...

Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams black Americans

As the coronavirus tightens its grip across the country, it is cutting a particularly devastating swath through an already vulnerable population - black Americans.Democratic...

Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

CAIRO (AP) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen announced Wednesday that its forces would begin a cease-fire starting Thursday,...

A&M boss says full football sked could occur with Oct. start

Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp said Wednesday that officials believe a 13-game college football schedule would be possible even if the start of the...

Congress in standoff on virus aid but first checks coming

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is rushing headlong into a conflict over the next coronavirus aid package as the White House wants to pump...

Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic

CAIRO (AP) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen announced Wednesday that its forces would begin a cease-fire starting Thursday,...

The Latest: Lakers GM Pelinka draws inspiration from Bryant

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is drawing inspiration from...

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

The stage is set for November.Barring unforeseen disaster, Joe Biden will represent the Democratic Party against President Donald Trump this fall, the former vice...

Second US study for COVID-19 vaccine uses skin-deep shots

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. researchers have opened another safety test of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, this one using a skin-deep shot instead of the...

The Latest: Philadelphia emerging as possible virus hot spot

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...