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Buffalo Roman Catholic Diocese seeks bankruptcy protectionThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has filed for bankruptcy protection
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
In this Feb. 22, 2020, photo, Dayton's Trey Landers shows part of a tattoo about his father, who was shot to death in an unsolved killing, before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duquesne in Dayton, Ohio. Nearly seven months earlier, Landers was running out of the back of a Dayton bar as a gunman approached with an an assault-type weapon. The event invoked the traumatic childhood memory of his father's death. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
After traumatic year, Ohio city rallies around hoops teamPeople in an Ohio city that endured a tumultuous year including a mass killing are rallying around their college basketball team
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This file photo provided by the Alexandria Sheriff's Office, in Virginia, shows Andrew Thomasberg. Prosecutors are seeking an 18-month sentence for Thomasberg, an alleged neo-Nazi from northern Virginia, who pleaded guilty in 2019 to weapons violations. (Alexandria Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Feds seek 18 months for Virginia man with neo-Nazi tiesProsecutors are seeking an 18-month sentence for an alleged neo-Nazi from northern Virginia who pleaded guilty last year to weapons violations
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, photo, people look on during a "Republicans in Utah supporting Pete Buttigieg" debate watch party in Salt Lake City. Democratic presidential candidates like to boast about their ability to lure away disaffected Republican voters. If there’s a place to test their skills, it’s Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Moderate Democrats woo Utah Republicans turned off by TrumpDemocratic presidential candidates like to boast about their ability to lure away disaffected Republican voters
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Sanders' appeal tested in moderate Virginia on Super TuesdayBernie Sanders doesn’t need to win Virginia to have a successful Super Tuesday, but he probably can’t afford a big loss there, either
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A school janitor opens the door to a staff room inside Bothell High School, closed for the day, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Bothell, Wash. The suburban Seattle school was closed Thursday after a staffer's family member was placed in quarantine for showing symptoms of possibly contracting the new virus that started in China - an action health officials say is unnecessary. The school will be cleaned and disinfected while students stay home. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
US schools start planning for possible spread of coronavirusSchools across the United States are canceling trips abroad, preparing online lessons and even rethinking “perfect attendance” awards as they brace for the possibility that the new coronavirus could begin spreading in their communities
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Alaska officials react strongly to JPMorgan oil pullbackAlaska state officials reacted with alarm this week after a second large U.S. bank said it would not support future oil and gas projects in the Arctic
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this May 15, 2019 file photo, the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River is seen from the air near Colfax, Washington Farmers, environmentalists, tribal leaders and public utility officials are eagerly awaiting a federal report due Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, that could decide the fate of four hydroelectric dams on the Snake River. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)
Report to assess removal of 4 Snake River dams for salmonA federal report expected Friday will address the feasibility of removing four hydroelectric dams on a major Pacific Northwest river in a last-ditch effort to save threatened and endangered salmon
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Shayla Edwards, mother of Austin Edwards, speaks to the media, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in the Pike County Courthouse in Magnolia, Miss., following the sentencing of Willie Cory Godbolt, who murdered her son and nephew as well as six other people in 2017. Godbolt was sentenced to death on four capital murder charges and life for the remaining four murder charges. He was also sentenced for attempted murder, kidnapping and armed robbery. (Donna Campbell/The Daily Leader via AP, Pool)
Mississippi man gets death sentence for multiple killingsA Mississippi man convicted in eight killings has been given the death penalty for four of the slayings
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The Molson Coors facility is seen Thursday Feb. 27, 2020, in Milwaukee. An employee at the historic Molson Coors facility shot and killed five co-workers Wednesday afternoon and then turned the gun on himself. Six people, including the shooter, were killed on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at the facility. The brewery remained closed Thursday.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Grandfather, Navy vet among 5 victims of Wisconsin shootingThe five men who were killed by a co-worker at a Milwaukee brewery include an electrician, a Navy veteran, a father of two small children, a fisherman and a grandfather
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2015, file photo, two sailors stand with a gun as the USS John Stennis aircraft carrier leaves Naval Base Kitsap in Washington state. A federal judge in Seattle ruled Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, that President Donald Trump cannot divert $89 million intended for a construction project at the base to help build his wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Judge: Military funds for Washington state can't go to wallA judge says President Donald Trump may not divert $89 million intended for a military construction project in Washington state to build his border wall
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This Feb. 1, 2020 photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows the Westwind Inn lodging facility at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. A government whistleblower has filed a complaint alleging that federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed to help victims of the coronavirus evacuated from China. The complaint deals with Health and Human Services Department employees sent to Travis Air Force Base in California to assist evacuees from China.  (Nicholas Pilch/U.S. Air Force via AP)
Whistleblower: Feds helping evacuees lacked virus protectionThe Department of Health and Human Services says it's “evaluating” a government whistleblower's complaint alleging federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed to help victims of the coronavirus
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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