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Police order crowd to leave amid Portland protestsPolice have declared a riot outside a just center, next to a federal courthouse
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Lives Lost: Woman who performed Shakespeare on the streetA Connecticut woman who became famous for her gritty and colorful performances of Shakespeare on the streets of a college town has died of the coronavirus
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A damaged silo stands Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, near Solon, Iowa. Farmers across a wide swath of Iowa are dealing with the aftermath of a rare wind storm that turned what was looking like a record corn crop into deep losses for many. The storm, known as a derecho, slammed the Midwest with straight line winds of up to 100 miles per hour Monday, gaining strength as it plowed through Iowa farm fields, flattening corn and bursting grain bins still filled with tens of millions of bushels of last year’s harvest. (Andy Abeyta/The Gazette via AP)
Iowa farmers assess losses after storm flattened cornfieldsFarmers across much of Iowa are dealing with the heartbreaking aftermath of a rare wind storm that turned what was looking like a record corn crop into deep losses
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - This July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Beginning Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages -- labels directing readers to authoritative information about the upcoming presidential election. It's the social network's latest step to to combat election-related misinformation on its platform as the Nov. 3 election nears — one in which many voters may be submitting ballots by mail for the first time. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Facebook beefs up anti-misinfo efforts ahead of US electionFacebook will start labeling all U.S. posts about voting to send users authoritative information about the elections
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Police: Box truck rear-ends school bus, 1 dead, 7 injuredThe Georgia State Patrol says a box truck rear-ended a school bus Wednesday afternoon that had stopped to unload students in rural southeast Georgia, leaving six students and the bus driver injured
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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