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As some airlines try to sell every seat on every flight, the Trump administration urges them to leave some seats empty and wants passengers to wear masks, but neither will be required.
FedEx, which paid $205 million in 1999 for the naming rights to the Redskins' stadium, says it has "communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name."
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department West Hollywood Station said in a Facebook post that it would issue citations for not wearing a mask that come with a $250 fine and $50 in fees.
The percentage of positive tests in Arizona is more than three times the national average, and hospital capacity has become a concern.
We look at the risks to consider (and precautions to take) before a restaurant meal. Also: How risky is it to fly on fully booked flights?
The song known as the Black national anthem will play before "The Star Spangled Banner." The league is working with players on a variety of measures to recognize victims of racism.
Law, who spoke to NPR's All Things Considered, announced late Wednesday that he had left the country following the enactment of a draconian new national security law targeting the territory.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman testified in impeachment hearings. He's been due for promotion to the rank of full colonel, but that has not happened. Sen. Tammy Duckworth wants assurances that it will.
The U.S. is cutting back its special treatment of the territory, while the U.K. offers a pathway to British citizenship for Hong Kongers.
With COVID-19 cases setting records, Gov. Greg Abbott is requiring most Texans to wear face coverings in public. The order takes effect Friday and applies to counties with 20 or more cases.
The decisions ensure none of these cases will be decided before the November election.
The FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System set a record in June with 3.9 million background checks. The previous record of 3.7 million background checks was set in March.
Pyrotechnics companies try to make ends meet during what is usually their peak season. One company has seen more than 90% of its business dry up amid the pandemic.
The 14-day quarantine rule — which in some areas carries fines of up to $10,000 — is meant to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but enforcement varies from state to state.
The surge of coronavirus cases in Florida shows no signs of slowing down. The state hit another daily record with more than 10,000 cases reported on Thursday. Hospitalizations are increasing, too.
The complaint alleges a hostile environment for Black workers echoing longstanding criticism of the tech company's lack of diversity.
After delaying in-person visits because of COVID-19, Census Bureau workers are heading to unresponsive homes in Idaho, Maine and West Virginia, as well as parts of Louisiana, Missouri and Oklahoma.
The British socialite has previously been accused of helping Epstein run an alleged sex-trafficking ring that victimized teenage girls.
U.S. employers added 4.8 million jobs last month as the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%. There are indications that the job growth has slowed recently amid a surge of new coronavirus infections.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been advancing the White House's judicial candidates with single-minded focus. Two hundred have been confirmed.
After months of not naturalizing new U.S. citizens due to the coronavirus shutdown, immigration officials have begun offering drive-through naturalization ceremonies that take just a few minutes.
Johns Hopkins University's tracking site shows almost 2.7 million confirmed cases in the U.S. as of Wednesday. Total U.S. deaths from COVID-19 are more than double those of Brazil, which ranks second.
The consensus: Best birthday party ever!
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Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered an update on California's response to coronavirus, announcing that he was closing indoor operations in multiple business sectors in watch list counties — including restaurants — as well as all operations of bars.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry speaks with Dr. Timothy Brewer, epidemiologist and professor of medicine at UCLA.
Hong Kong police made the first arrests Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by China’s central government, as thousands of people defied tear gas and pepper pellets to protest against the contentious move on the anniversary of the former British colony's handover to Chinese rule.
Facebook has banned an extremist anti-government network loosely associated with the broader “boogaloo” movement, a slang term supporters use to refer to a second Civil War or a collapse of civilization.
NASCAR announced it will ban it from being on display at racing events. Mississippi's governor finalized the legislature’s decision to remove the symbol from the state flag.