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CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 12: Books line the shelves during the official opening of the new Christchurch central library, Turanga, on October 12, 2018 in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 14, 2020 - 5:00 am
There is no shelter for local government during the shelter-in-place. Richmond is no exception.
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FILE - In this May 12, 2020, file photo, a teacher removes students’ artwork from a bulletin board as she packs the art in her kindergarten classroom at an elementary school in Olathe, Kan. The coronavirus is proving ruinous to state budgets, forcing many governments to consider once-unthinkable cuts to schools, universities, health care programs and a wide array of other basic functions. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 7:00 pm
As the nation enters a third month of economic devastation, the coronavirus is proving ruinous to state budgets, forcing many governments to consider deep cuts to schools, universities, health care and other basic functions that would have been unthinkable just a few months ago. Many states expect...
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A declassified document with names of President Barack Obama administration officials who made requests for unmasking of Michael Flynn's name is photographed Wednesday, May 13, 2020. In 2016, Obama administration officials received intelligence reports that were concerning, but incomplete. Surveillance of Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. revealed he had interacted with an unnamed American who may have been undercutting efforts to pressure Vladimir Putin’s government. Using a common process known as “unmasking,” they asked intelligence agencies to reveal the American’s name. It was Flynn, an adviser to President-elect Donald Trump. The document was declassified by acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 5:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2016, Obama administration officials received intelligence reports that were concerning, but incomplete. Surveillance of Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. revealed he had interacted with an unnamed American who may have been undercutting efforts to pressure Vladimir Putin’s...
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FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2017 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Manafort has been released from federal prison to serve the rest of his sentence in home confinement over concerns about the coronavirus, his lawyer said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 9:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's onetime presidential campaign chairman who was convicted as part of the special counsel's Russia investigation, has been released from federal prison to serve the rest of his sentence in home confinement due to concerns about the coronavirus, his...
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Doug Sovern
May 12, 2020 - 8:35 pm
The eyes of the nation were on California on Tuesday, not because of the coronavirus, but because of a special election taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
AP News
May 12, 2020 - 4:43 pm
Democrats are making new moves toward a virtual presidential nominating convention this August, with a top party committee voting Tuesday to grant convention organizers in Milwaukee the authority to design an event that won’t require delegates to attend in person amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...
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Vice President Mike Pence reacts to audience members after a roundtable with agriculture and food supply leaders about steps being taken to ensure the food supply remains secure in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Friday, May 8, 2020, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
AP News
May 10, 2020 - 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was self-isolating Sunday after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, but he planned to return to the White House on Monday. An administration official said Pence was voluntarily keeping his distance from other people in line with...
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Doug Sovern
May 08, 2020 - 5:54 pm
The major developments around the State of California included Governor Gavin Newsom allowing business and manufacturers to move into the next phase of reopening Friday, making deals to allow for the reopening of Orange County beaches, appealing relentlesses for public patience with the pace of...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 5, 2020, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom formally endorsed Joe Biden for president on Friday, praising the former vice president for his "deep compassion and empathy" during a virtual high-dollar fundraiser in partnership with the Democratic National Committee. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool, File)
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May 08, 2020 - 5:49 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom formally endorsed Joe Biden for president on Friday, praising the former vice president for his “deep compassion and empathy" during a virtual high-dollar fundraiser in partnership with the Democratic National Committee. “I just couldn’t be...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
AP News
May 08, 2020 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he didn’t know the Justice Department was planning to drop its case against his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. But it didn't really matter. The extraordinary action underscored the extent to which Trump and Attorney General William...
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