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AP source: MLB spring training sites close amid virus worry

AP source: MLB spring training sites close amid virus worry

Every team in Major League Baseball will shut its spring training camp over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, a move that came in the wake of the Philadelphia Phillies announcing five players had tested positive for COVID-19.
Administration drops secrecy posture on small business aid

Administration drops secrecy posture on small business aid

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has abruptly dropped its insistence on secrecy for a $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid program for small businesses.
Apple re-closes some stores, raising economic concerns

Apple re-closes some stores, raising economic concerns

Apple's Friday decision to close stores in four states with surging coronavirus cases highlights a question that other businesses may soon face: Stay open or prepare for more shutdowns? Apple, like many other major U.S.
Judge to OK $58B plan to end PG&E bankruptcy after wildfires

Judge to OK $58B plan to end PG&E bankruptcy after wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Friday said he was approving a $58 billion plan by the nation’s largest utility to end a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after Pacific Gas & Electric’s outdated equipment ignited wildfires in California t
AMC Theaters reverses course on masks after backlash

AMC Theaters reverses course on masks after backlash

LOS ANGELES — The nation’s largest movie theatre chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on social media for saying it would defer to local governments on the issue.
White House announces plans for July 4th celebration

White House announces plans for July 4th celebration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is moving ahead with a lower-key “Salute to America" celebration this year on July Fourth, despite concerns from some lawmakers about the crowds the event could generate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Navy upholds firing of carrier captain in virus outbreak

Navy upholds firing of carrier captain in virus outbreak

WASHINGTON — The two senior commanders on a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier didn't “do enough, soon enough," to stem the outbreak, the top U.S.
Judge weighs US bid to stop release of John Bolton's book

Judge weighs US bid to stop release of John Bolton's book

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday criticized former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton for moving to publish his book without formal clearance from the White House, but the judge suggested he was probably powerless to sto
China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

China charges two Canadians with spying in Huawei-linked case

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is using public and private measures to secure the release of two Canadians detained in China for 18 months, who on Friday were formally charged with espionage in the politically charged case
Tribes turn to musicians to raise kids' awareness of COVID

Tribes turn to musicians to raise kids' awareness of COVID

HELENA, Mont. — The scene is the pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 93 in Pablo. In the midst of a gaggle of dancing children, a young hip-hop artist raps out a serious message: “I pull my mask up to my face so I know that I’m straight. ...
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