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Cars and a motorcycle are underwater as water floods a street, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Pensacola, Fla.

Gulf Coast braces for 2nd round of flooding in Sally’s wake

Cars and a motorcycle are underwater as water floods a street, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Pensacola, Fla.

September 17, 2020, 12:37pm Nation & World

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Homeowners and businesses along the soggy Gulf Coast began cleaning up Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Sally, even as the region braced for a delayed, second round of flooding in the coming days from rivers and creeks swollen by the storm's heavy rains Read story

Tribes’ ancestral remains return home to American Southwest

September 17, 2020, 12:34pm Nation & World

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Tribal leaders have reburied the remains of their ancestors that were taken more than a century ago from what's now a national park in Colorado. Read story

Colorado officer who pointed gun at doctor suspended 1 week

September 17, 2020, 12:27pm Nation & World

AURORA, Colo. — A Colorado police officer has been suspended for one week for a well-publicized incident in which the white officer pulled a gun on an Indian American doctor who was trying to park at a refugee center the doctor operates. Read story

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray testifies before a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on 'worldwide threats to the homeland', Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 on Capitol Hill Washington. National Counterterrorism Center Director Christopher Miller is left.

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray testifies before a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on 'worldwide threats to the homeland', Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 on Capitol Hill Washington. National Counterterrorism Center Director Christopher Miller is left.

September 17, 2020, 12:26pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group. Read story

FILE - In this April 28, 2015 file photo, demonstrators stand in front of a rainbow flag of the Supreme Court in Washington. In 2019, there were slightly less than 1 million same-sex couple households in the U.S., and a majority of those couples were married. New figures released Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that of the 980,000 same-sex couple households, 58% were married couples and 42% were unmarried partners.

Half million homes are gay marriages 5 years after ruling

FILE - In this April 28, 2015 file photo, demonstrators stand in front of a rainbow flag of the Supreme Court in Washington. In 2019, there were slightly less than 1 million same-sex couple households in the U.S., and a majority of those couples were married. New figures released Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that of the 980,000 same-sex couple households, 58% were married couples and 42% were unmarried partners.

September 17, 2020, 12:19pm Nation & World

ORLANDO, Fla. — Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages around the U.S., more than a half million households are made up of married same-sex couples, according to figures the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday. Read story

FILE -- In this Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019, file photo Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs talks during an interview in Stockton, Calif. Mayors across the country are committing to give cash to low-income families with no restrictions on how they can spend it. It's part of a growing movement to establish a guaranteed minimum income as a way to combat poverty and systemic racism. Tubbs, launched one of the country's first guaranteed income programs last year with the help of private donations.

Mayors vow to launch guaranteed income programs across U.S.

FILE -- In this Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019, file photo Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs talks during an interview in Stockton, Calif. Mayors across the country are committing to give cash to low-income families with no restrictions on how they can spend it. It's part of a growing movement to establish a guaranteed minimum income as a way to combat poverty and systemic racism. Tubbs, launched one of the country's first guaranteed income programs last year with the help of private donations.

September 17, 2020, 12:15pm Nation & World

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A growing number of mayors across the country support giving cash to low-income families with no restrictions on how they can spend it — part of a growing movement to establish a guaranteed minimum income to combat poverty and systemic racism. Read story

Emergency crews work the scene where multiple people were shot outside a senior living apartment complex, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Mayville, Wis.

Shooting outside Wisconsin apartments leaves 4 hurt

Emergency crews work the scene where multiple people were shot outside a senior living apartment complex, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Mayville, Wis.

September 17, 2020, 12:02pm Nation & World

MADISON, Wis. — A man who lives in an assisted living facility in a small Wisconsin town opened fire on three fellow residents before apparently shooting himself, the mayor said Thursday. Read story

Riot police officers detain a protester during a Belarusian opposition supporters' rally protesting the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Protests calling for the Belarusian president's resignation have broken out daily since the Aug. 9 presidential election that officials say handed him a sixth term in office.

Belarus activists make list of police from protest crackdown

Riot police officers detain a protester during a Belarusian opposition supporters' rally protesting the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Protests calling for the Belarusian president's resignation have broken out daily since the Aug. 9 presidential election that officials say handed him a sixth term in office.

September 17, 2020, 12:01pm Nation & World

KYIV, Ukraine — The main opposition candidate in Belarus' disputed presidential election said Thursday that activists are compiling a list of law enforcement officers who were allegedly involved in violence against protesters denouncing the results of the vote. Read story

A staff member waits at empty lanes of a Covid-19 drive thru testing facility at Twickenham stadium in London, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Britain has imposed tougher restrictions on people and businesses in parts of northeastern England on Thursday as the nation attempts to stem the spread of COVID-19, although some testing facilities remain under-utilised.

Some U.K. bars to close early amid rising COVID-19 infections

A staff member waits at empty lanes of a Covid-19 drive thru testing facility at Twickenham stadium in London, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Britain has imposed tougher restrictions on people and businesses in parts of northeastern England on Thursday as the nation attempts to stem the spread of COVID-19, although some testing facilities remain under-utilised.

September 17, 2020, 11:59am Nation & World

LONDON — Britain imposed tougher restrictions Thursday on people and businesses in parts of northeastern England as the nation attempts to stem the spread of COVID-19 before the colder winter months. Read story

FILE -- In this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 file photo clouds of smoke are pictured over Europe's largest lignite power plant in Belchatow, central Poland.

U.N. chief: Don’t ‘throw away’ stimulus money on fossil fuels

FILE -- In this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 file photo clouds of smoke are pictured over Europe's largest lignite power plant in Belchatow, central Poland.

September 17, 2020, 11:52am Nation & World

VIENNA — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday on governments not to “throw away” economic stimulus funds by supporting fossil fuel industries that contribute to global warming. Read story