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El Salvador's next US envoy met Trump at Miss Universe

El Salvador's next US envoy met Trump at Miss Universe

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — El Salvador's next ambassador to Washington is someone President Donald Trump might remember from his days as a beauty pageant boss.
Maine lobster business salvaged its summer despite pandemic

Maine lobster business salvaged its summer despite pandemic

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine's lobster fishermen braced for a difficult summer this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, but then the unexpected happened. They kept catching lobsters, and people kept buying them.
Probe into 'discarded' ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

Probe into 'discarded' ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The news release from a U.S.
As campaign heats up, Trump woos Latino, Black voters

As campaign heats up, Trump woos Latino, Black voters

ATLANTA — With fewer than 40 days left before the election, President Donald Trump unveiled his second policy plan in as many days as he tried to chip away at his Democratic rival’s support among Black and Hispanic voters and in key battleground stat
Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court

Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic conservative stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.
Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings

Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings

MISSION, Kan. — It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt.
Paris stabbing suspect wasn't on police radar, minister says

Paris stabbing suspect wasn't on police radar, minister says

PARIS — A young man stabbed two people Friday outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where 12 people were killed in 2015, and a terrorism investigation has been opened into the new attack, authorities said.
Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

NEW YORK — First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the coronavirus pandemic.

22 die in Ukraine military plane crash

MOSCOW — A Ukrainian military plane carrying aviation school students crashed and burst into flames Friday while landing, killing 22 people, the country’s emergencies service said.

Music fan seriously hurt by stage diver wins $2M settlement

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — A New Hampshire man who suffered serious spinal injuries when a stage diver landed on his head during a concert in New Jersey has reached a $2 million settlement with the show's organizer.