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COVID-19 in custody: Alabama ranks 9th for inmate deaths Alabama ranks ninth in the country for the number of COVID-19 deaths per 10,000 inmates
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Tim Daley and son Jacob, 9 years, from Tualatin carry their freshly cut Christmas tree at Lee farms on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 in Tualatin, Ore. It's early in the season, but both wholesale tree farmers and small cut-your-own lots are reporting strong demand, with many opening well before Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)
Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid virusChristmas tree growers who have faced increased interest in artificial trees in recent years say demand for real, fresh-cut evergreens is strong this season
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE — In this Nov. 18, 2020, file photo, University of Utah student Abigail Shull takes a rapid COVID-19 test in Salt Lake City. As coronavirus cases are surging around the U.S., some colleges and universities are rethinking some of their plans for next semester. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
US colleges mull new virus protocols for students' return As coronavirus cases are surging around the country, some colleges and universities are rethinking some of their plans for next semester
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Shoppers wear protective face masks as they walk past a Christmas setting at the Ellenton Premium Outlet stores Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Ellenton, Fla. Attendance at the mall was down in an attempt to avoid spreading the corona virus. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift onlineAfter months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope
The Associated Press14 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after participating in a video teleconference call with members of the military on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump says he'll leave if Electoral College seats BidenPresident Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory even as he insisted such a decision would be a “mistake."
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Holiday travelers crowd the ticketing area of terminal one Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 at MSP in Minneapolis. Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
Thanksgiving travelers try to reach destinations, miss virusThanksgiving travel is especially dicey this year as people fearful of rising coronavirus cases and deaths in some parts of the U.S. attempt to social distance while navigating crowds
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Police: Woman dead after van crashes into Buffalo monumentPolice say a woman has died after a speeding minivan crashed into a monument in downtown Buffalo
The Associated Press18 hours ago
People attempt to take photos as the last floats that are part of the modified Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade move away in New York, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Due to the pandemic, crowds of onlookers were not allowed to attend the annual parade. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
VIRUS TODAY: Americans celebrate Thanksgiving differentlyAmericans are celebrating their first Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season amid the coronavirus
The Associated Press20 hours ago
West 34th Street is blocked to pedestrians and traffic as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is underway about a block west in New York, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Due to the pandemic, crowds of onlookers were not allowed to attend the annual parade. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus timesThe balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Jessica Franz sets up a Zoom call with family members while her husband, John, helps prepare Thanksgiving dinner, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Olathe, Kan. The family was having a quiet scaled-back Thanksgiving with just their household due to concerns about the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Empty seats, delivered feasts as virus changes ThanksgivingAmericans are marking the Thanksgiving holiday amid an unrelenting pandemic that has upended traditions at dinner tables all around the country
The Associated Press23 hours ago
In this photo provided by the Wyoming Migration Initiative, a doe and her yearling fawn "surf the green wave" of spring vegetation emerging along the foothills of the Wind River Range in the Hoback Migration Corridor near Pinedale, Wyo., on May 18, 2018. Big-game animals have traveled the same routes across Western landscapes for millennia but scientists only recently have discovered precisely where they go in pursuit of the best places to spend summer or wait out winter. Now the U.S. Geological Survey has published a collection of migration maps based on the latest research using GPS tracking and statistical analysis techniques. (Gregory Nickerson, Wyoming Migration Initiative/University of Wyoming via AP)
New migration maps serve as tools to help big game in WestNew maps of big game migrations in the Western U.S. will help identify where human development is getting in the way of animals on the move
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo provided by Farm Rescue, volunteers plant crops on Paul Ivesdal's farm June 3, 2020 in Edmore, N.D. The wet spring offered only a tiny window for planting, so when Ivesdal fell ill to a coronavirus infection he knew the timing couldn't be worse. Thanks to Farm Rescue, Ivesdal got his crop in even as he was rushed to a hospital and spend eight days on a ventilator. The nonprofit organization's help meant that although Ivesdal spent a summer in rehabilitation to recover his walking ability and even now tires more easily, he'll be able to keep farming. (Dan Erdmann/Farm Rescue via AP)
Farm Rescue shifts to help farmers sickened by coronavirusA North Dakota-based volunteer organization that helps farmers when they are injured or otherwise impaired says it has helped a number of Midwest farmers who were incapacitated by the coronavirus
The Associated Press1 day ago
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