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UN agency: North Europe radiation likely linked to reactor

July 3, 2020, 9:06am Nation & World

BERLIN — The U.N. nuclear agency said Friday that slightly elevated levels of radioactivity detected in northern Europe likely were related to a nuclear reactor that was either operating or undergoing maintenance, but it’s still unclear where it is located. Read story

UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen

July 3, 2020, 9:04am Nation & World

LONDON — Boris Johnson wants a haircut and a beer. Read story

Complaint: Missing Texas soldier was killed at Fort Hood

July 3, 2020, 9:00am Nation & World

AUSTIN, Texas — Federal and military investigators say a soldier missing since April was killed and dismembered by a fellow soldier stationed at the same Texas base. The revelation followed demands for the Army to release details about its investigation of the disappearance. Read story

Disney suspends college internship program amid pandemic

July 3, 2020, 8:59am Business

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World has suspended the Disney College Program indefinitely amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic. Read story

White Michigan couple arrested after gun pulled on Black family

July 3, 2020, 8:59am Nation & World

A white couple face criminal charges after one of them was captured on video pulling a handgun on a Black woman and her daughters in a restaurant parking lot in Michigan. Read story

Kansas City police: Officer shot in head remains stable

July 3, 2020, 8:57am Nation & World

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City police officer who was shot in the head during an exchange of gunfire that left a suspect dead remains in stable condition Friday following surgery, authorities said. Read story

July Fourth weekend will test Americans’ discipline

July 3, 2020, 8:44am Latest News

The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans’ self-control that could determine the trajectory of the surging coronavirus outbreak. Read story

American, four other airlines reach loan agreements

July 2, 2020, 8:16pm Business

DALLAS — American Airlines and four smaller carriers have reached agreement with the government for billions more in federal loans, a sign of the industry’s desperate fight to survive a downturn in air travel caused by the virus pandemic. Read story

Death toll climbs to 26 in Mexican drug rehab attack

July 2, 2020, 3:55pm Nation & World

IRAPUATO, Mexico — The killing of 26 people in an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico is the deadliest such attack in a decade and has led to calls for change in a prosperous state that has become a cartel battleground. Read story

AP EXCLUSIVE: Soldiers were issued bayonets for D.C. unrest

July 2, 2020, 1:24pm Latest News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed a report by The Associated Press that some of the service members who were mobilized to Washington, D.C., last month in response to civil unrest over the killing of George Floyd were issued bayonets. Defense documents obtained by the AP show some were not trained in riot response. Read story