Dutch cyclist in Poland crash conscious, in good condition

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen is in good condition after he was brought out of an induced coma following a controversial crash with one of his countrymen near the finish line at the Tour of Poland, Doctors at the hospital in southern Poland where Jakobsen is being treated said Friday he is […]

NFL reminds teams to follow sideline rules on face coverings

The NFL on Monday reminded team personnel on the sidelines about the COVID-19 requirements for wearing face coverings, saying such carelessness or disregard could put the season “at risk.” There were several games Sunday in which team members other than players did not use face coverings. Troy Vincent, who oversees the league’s football operations, sent […]

Guilfoyle’s loud RNC speech makes her the comics’ favorite

NEW YORK (AP) — Look at it this way, Kimberly Guilfoyle. It could have been a lot worse. The former Fox News personality was fortunate that her high-decibel speech at the Republican National Convention came on a week when two of television’s top three late-night comics — Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel — were off. […]

Lawyers: Autopsy suggests inmate suffered during execution

CHICAGO (AP) — An inmate suffered “extreme pain” as he received a dose of pentobarbital during just the second federal execution following a 17-year lag, according to court filings by lawyers representing one of the inmates scheduled to be executed next. The claim Wesley Purkey may have felt a sensation akin to drowning while immobilized […]

Smile more? Some critics see sexism in debate over Biden VP

CHICAGO (AP) — She’s too ambitious. She’s not apologetic enough. She should smile more. The debate over Joe Biden’s running mate has recently ticked through a familiar list of stereotypes about women in politics as the Democratic presidential candidate and his allies stumble through a search they had hoped would stand out for its inclusion […]

He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.

GRAHAM, N.C (AP) — Like many Americans, Ricky Hurtado had different plans for his summer. He formally announced his first bid for public office in March and expected to spend sweltering days knocking on doors, clenching glossy campaign literature and making his case directly to voters. This was the summer he was going prove that […]

Dodgers’ Kenley Jansen reports to camp after having COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was late arriving to summer camp after he tested positive for COVID-19. The three-time All-Star closer said Sunday on a video conference call that he believes he contracted the virus from his 4-year-old son Kaden. He said the child had a fever, among other symptoms, […]

Bald eagle trapped in Alaska tree rescued on 4th of July

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A bird symbolizing America’s freedom had to be liberated on Independence Day after becoming stuck in a tree in Alaska, a wildlife official said. An adult, female bald eagle was hurt but conscious Saturday after being untangled from a spruce tree in Juneau, The Juneau Empire reportedSaturday. “She was up about […]

Mexico president heads to Washington for meeting with Trump

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For his first foreign trip as president, Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador travels to Washington Tuesday to meet with President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly taken shots at Mexico and Mexican migrants to rally his base. The visit, coming just four months before U.S. elections, has many Mexicans cringing. Trump has […]

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