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Tue. 8:56 a.m.: Iran fires missile at mock aircraft carrier amid US tensions

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard fired a missile from a helicopter targeting a replica aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported today, an exercise aimed at threatening the U.S. amid tensions between Tehran and Washington. The ...

Cleveland will host first presidential debate

CLEVELAND (AP) — The first presidential debate will be hosted by Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates announced today. The commission has selected Cleveland Clinic as its health adviser for all three ...

Ohio prisons director tests positive for coronavirus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The director of Ohio’s prison system announced today she has tested positive for the coronavirus, making her the first member of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's cabinet to contract COVID-19. Annette Chambers-Smith told staff members that she received the results today after ...

Mon. 10:50 a.m.: US agents use gas, flash bangs to clear Portland protesters

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A night that started with a reported shooting and a bag found with loaded rifle magazines and Molotov cocktails amid a peaceful protest morphed into an intense early this morning confrontation between demonstrators and law enforcement in Oregon's largest city. U.S. ...

Mon. 10:45 a.m.: Marlins’ home opener postponed as they deal with virus

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' home opener tonight against Baltimore has been postponed as the Marlins deal with a coronavirus outbreak that stranded them in Philadelphia. The Marlins postponed their flight home Sunday night after their series finale against the Phillies. A person familiar ...

3 states lose House seats with Trump order

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If President Donald Trump succeeds in getting immigrants in the country illegally excluded from being counted in the redrawing of U.S. House districts, California, Florida and Texas would end up with one less congressional seat each than if every resident were counted, ...

Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30

The Americans With Disabilities Act was a major turning point in opening large parts of U.S. society to disabled people, but three decades after its passage disabled workers still face higher unemployment than other adults -- a problem compounded by the coronavirus pandemic. Sunday marks 30 ...

Portland protests continue; tear gas used again

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents again repeatedly fired tear gas to break up rowdy protests in Portland, Oregon, that continued into the early morning today as demonstrations that have happened every night for two months showed no signs of letting up. Thousands gathered in front of the ...

Regis Philbin dies at age 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," has died at 88. Philbin died of natural causes Friday night, just ...