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Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva Tests Positive For COVID-19

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| It's unclear how the Democrat, who says he is asymptomatic, contracted the virus, but earlier this week, he presided over a hearing that included another member who has since tested positive.

San Francisco Proposes To Shift $120 Million From Police To Tackle Racial Disparities


Mayor London Breed said the funds would be reallocated over two years to address stark inequities in housing, education, health and economic opportunities faced by the city's Black community.

In Florida, COVID-19 Death Toll Keeps Rising


The state keeps setting daily death toll records and is second behind only New York in total number of infections. The percentage of people testing positive in Florida has begun to decline, however.

Ohio House Removes And Replaces Newly Indicted Larry Householder As Speaker


Householder had been indicted on a racketeering charge. Lawmakers elected three-term state Rep. Bob Cupp to replace him.

Army Names Independent Panel in Fort Hood Review, Following Vanessa Guillen Killing


Five civilians have been named to the panel that is tasked with reviewing the culture and values of the Killeen, Texas, Army base.

When Does Census Counting End? Bureau Sends 'Alarming' Mixed Signals


Delayed by COVID-19, the Census Bureau had said it needed until Oct. 31 to finish a complete national head count. But the bureau's director now says it's planning to finish "as soon as possible."

For Some Arrested At Portland Protests, Release Is Conditional On Not Attending More


Bailey Dreibelbis is among the protesters whose terms of release from jail include a ban on attending other demonstrations in the city. Some lawyers say such a limit violates First Amendment rights.

Florida Will Pause Coronavirus Testing Due To Impending Storm


After the state's testing sites close Thursday evening, they won't reopen until at least Tuesday morning — part of the safety precautions for a likely tropical storm.

Great White Shark Kills Woman In Maine


It's the first fatal shark attack in the state's history, officials said. The woman, wearing a black wetsuit, might have been mistaken for a seal.