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

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now...

Pope to UN: Use COVID crisis to come out better, not worse

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis urged world leaders Friday to use the coronavirus emergency as an opportunity to reform the injustices of the global...

Hacked software provider acknowledges ransomware attack

DALLAS (AP) — A major U.S. provider of software services to state and local governments acknowledged Friday it was hit by a ransomware attack...

Nobel laureate refuses local honor over Poland’s LGBT ‘rift’

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning writer Olga Tokarczuk has declined an honorary citizenship from the region of Poland where she lives because she...

Republican duo reshapes Montana politics in Trump’s style

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Steve Daines is the affable one, the smiler, a consummate salesman who parlayed his corporate success into a meteoric rise...

2 charged for handling of virus outbreak at veterans home

BOSTON (AP) — Two former leaders of a Massachusetts home for aging veterans where nearly 80 people sickened by the coronavirus died have been...

Mali swears in transitional president and vice president

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s transitional president and vice president were sworn into office Friday, more than a month after a coup in the...

The Latest: Abbas asks for launch of ‘genuine peace process’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT):10:30 a.m.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international conference...

Largest California wildfire threatens marijuana-growing area

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s largest wildfire is threatening a marijuana-growing enclave, and authorities said many of the locals have refused to evacuate and...

Vatican cardinal pushes back after pope fires him in scandal

ROME (AP) — The financial scandal that toppled Cardinal Angelo Becciu, one of the Vatican's most powerful officials, mounted Friday with evidence that he...