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Study Hints, Can't Prove, Survivor Plasma Fights COVID-19

By Lauran Neergaard | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
It's a go-to tactic when new diseases come along, and history suggests it works against some, but not all, infections.

Georgia Park with Confederate Sculpture Shuts Gates to White Supremacist Rally

By Jeff Amy | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
Suburban Atlanta's Stone Mountain Park, home of a giant sculpture of Confederate leaders, says it will close its gates Saturday in the face of a planned right-wing rally.

Census Bureau Adds Emails, Phone Calls to Door-Knocking

By Mike Schneider | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
If you haven't filled out the 2020 census form yet, you may be getting an email, call or questionnaire in the mail asking you to answer the questions.

Teen Leading in Kansas Race Admits Blackmail, Revenge Porn

By John Hanna | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
Democrats are scrambling to deal with the strong possibility that a 19-year-old candidate for a Kansas House seat in Kansas City will unseat a veteran lawmaker despite making incendiary comments on social media.

Ex-Cop's Video Captures Crowd's Horror During Floyd Arrest

By Jeff Baenen | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
Newly released body-camera video from a third officer involved in George Floyd's arrest captures for the first time the growing horror of onlookers who repeatedly pleaded with the officers to get off Floyd.

Portland Police Declare Unlawful Assembly Amid Protests

Saturday Aug 15, 2020
Portland police declared an unlawful assembly Friday night and ordered protesters to leave, saying people were throwing things at officers.

Post Office Warns States Across U.S. About Mail Voting

By Brian Slodysko | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service is warning states coast to coast that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, even if mailed by state deadlines.

Freed from Belarus Jails, Protesters Recount Beatings

By Yuras Karmanau | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
They emerged dazed, shaken and in tears from the detention center in Minsk, to be met by waiting relatives. They displayed the black-and-blue bruises on their bodies, saying police had beaten them mercilessly.

Women Say They Will Fight Sexism, 'Ugly' Attacks on Harris

By Sara Burnett | Saturday Aug 15, 2020
Women's groups put the media on notice in recent days that they will call out bias — one campaign is dubbed "We Have Her Back" — and established a "war room" to refute sexist or false attacks as they happen.

By Sea, Rail or Air, Brits Scramble to Get Out of France

By Pan Pylas, Sylvie Corbert | Friday Aug 14, 2020
The exodus was prompted by the British government's decision late Thursday to take France off a list of nations exempt from traveler quarantine requirements because of a sharp rise there in new virus infections.

California Heat Wave Raises Coronavirus Concerns

Friday Aug 14, 2020
Health officers are worried that people will pack beaches, lakes and other recreation areas without following mask and social distancing orders — a major concern in a state that has seen more than 600,000 coronavirus cases.

Watch: Marge Simpson Uses Her Voice to Call Out Trump Adviser

By Lynn Elber | Friday Aug 14, 2020
Marge Simpson has advice for a lawyer with the Trump campaign: Do not name call.

J Balvin Says He is Recovering from the Coronavirus

Friday Aug 14, 2020
Colombian superstar J Balvin says he is recovering after battling the coronavirus.

Film Review: A Teenage Political Experiment in 'Boys State'

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Aug 14, 2020
Perhaps it's the strange and heightened political times we're living in or just pure luck on the part of directors Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine, but they found a riveting case study to film.

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Expecting Baby No. 3

Friday Aug 14, 2020
It's baby No. 3 for John Legend and Chrissy Teigen.

Trump Admits He's Blocking Postal Cash to Stop Mail-In Votes

By Deb Riechmann and Anthony Izaguirre | Friday Aug 14, 2020
President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged that he's starving the U.S. Postal Service of money to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots, which he worries could cost him reelection.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Move into New California Home

Friday Aug 14, 2020
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have moved into a new family home, a representative for the couple said Thursday without providing its location or other details.

Apple, Google Drop Fortnite from App Stores Over Payments

By Mae Anderson | Friday Aug 14, 2020
Apple and Google dropped the popular game Fortnite from their app stores after the game's developer introduced a direct payment plan that bypasses their platforms.

Harris Bringing Energy, Dollars and More to Biden's Campaign

By Alexandra Jaffe and Will Weissert | Friday Aug 14, 2020
In her first two days as Joe Biden's running mate, Kamala Harris has fired off the campaign's sharpest criticism of President Donald Trump's shortcomings.

Trump Gives Credence to False, Racist Harris Conspiracy

By Aamer Madhani, Sara Burnett, Amanda Seitz and Jill Colvin | Friday Aug 14, 2020
President Donald Trump on Thursday gave credence to a false and racist conspiracy theory about Kamala Harris' eligibility to be vice president, fueling an online misinformation campaign that parallels the one he used to power his rise into politics.

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