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Queen Elizabeth II makes centenarian a knight

LONDON – In the end, Sir Tom didn’t need to rise. On a day infused with emotion, Queen Elizabeth II tapped the blade of a sword once owned by her father on the slender shoulders of 100-year-old Tom...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Comet streaking past Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning nighttime show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail. Comet Neowise – the brightest comet...

DATE: July 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Redskins undergoing ‘thorough review’ of team name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins are undergoing a “thorough review” of their nickname. The team said Friday it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject. In a statement, the...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Astronaut loses mirror, adding to space junk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A spacewalking astronaut added to the millions of pieces of junk orbiting Earth on Friday, losing a small mirror on his sleeve as soon as he emerged from the International...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Native American judge blazes trail in federal courts

There are 870 federal judges in the United States. Two are Native American: one in Arizona, and one in the Eastern District Court of Oklahoma. No Native Americans or Alaska Natives serve on any of...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Bipartisan response to protests forming in Washington

WASHINGTON – As protests over the death of George Floyd spread to more than 100 cities, lawmakers in Washington are acknowledging the protests and exploring ways to address police use of force. On...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation has 172 more coronavirus cases, 13 more deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Health officials have reported 13 more deaths from the coronavirus on the Navajo Nation along with 172 new cases of COVID-19. According to the Navajo Department of Health, the...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Calgary Zoo returning giant pandas to China

CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary Zoo will be returning two giant pandas on loan from China because a scarcity of flights because of COVID-19 has caused problems with getting enough fresh bamboo to...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Love bus gives loud shoutout during pandemic times

BRUSSELS – In pandemic times, Brussels has the love bus. Now that the streets in the Belgian capital are mostly devoid of grumbling engines and honking horns, suddenly a simple piece of emotional...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Not real news: False coronavirus claims, phony remedies

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Holed up in the U.S.: Coronavirus shutdown threatens jobs

Millions of Americans holed up at home against the coronavirus Monday, with many of them thrown out of work until further notice, as authorities tightened the epic clampdown and the list of...

DATE: March 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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