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Doctors try pressurized oxygen chambers in COVID fight

As a New York University medical researcher who works once a week in an emergency room, Dr. David Lee had the luxury of time to think like a scientist while also treating coronavirus patients whose lu...

America's business of prisons thrives even amid a pandemic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As factories and other businesses remain shuttered across America, prisoners in at least 40 states continue going to work. Sometimes they earn pennies an hour, or nothing at all, ma...

Riots and fear as coronavirus hits US juvenile centers

Frustrations had been building inside juvenile detention centers nationwide as the number of coronavirus cases continued to climb. So when Nicole Hingle got the call from her 17-year-old son, Jace, sh...

Riots, escapes and fear as coronavirus hits juvenile centers

Nicole Hingle wasn’t surprised when the call came. Frustrations had been building inside juvenile detention centers nationwide as the number of coronavirus cases continued to climb. Now, her 17-year-o...

Kids under threat: Virus hitting juvenile detention centers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The coronavirus is ...

Fear behind bars as the coronavirus spreads

Something was wrong. The chow hall line at New York’s Rikers Island jail had halted. For three hours, the men stood and waited, without food, until a correctional officer quietly delivered the news: A...

Imprisoned for life as a teen, Myon Burrell finds his voice

BAYPORT, Minn. (AP) — During his free time, Myon Burrell sits at a desk in his small, tidy prison cell. He sifts through police records, court transcripts and witness statements, taking breaks and pac...

Imprisoned for life as a teen, Myon Burrell finds his voice

BAYPORT, Minn. (AP) — When he was just a teenager, Myon Burrell lost his identity, his voice and even his name. For much of the past 17 years, he has been trying to understand how i...

Lion Air crash report points to Boeing, pilots, maintenance

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian investigation found a Lion Air flight that crashed and killed 189 people a year ago was doomed by a combination of aircraft design flaws, inadequate training an...

Stealth Indonesia tsunami turns perfect night into nightmare

TANJUNG LESUNG, Indonesia (AP) — The tsunami that roared ashore in Indonesia, killing more than 370 people and injuring over 1,400, was particularly cruel. It hit on a busy holiday w...

Area hit hard by Indonesia quake was seen as high-risk zone

PETOBO, Indonesia (AP) — When the violent shaking from a massive magnitude 7.5 earthquake finally stopped, Selvi Susanti stood up and realized something strange was happening. First, she saw the groun...

Sea To Table defends actions but ex-employees raise concerns

NEW YORK (AP) — A national seafood distributor is defending its reputation amid plummeting sales after The Associated Press found it was not living up to a guarantee that all catch was local, wild, su...

Senator calls for investigation into possible fish fraud

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is asking federal agencies to investigate where a leading sustainable seafood distributor actually gets its fish, after an Associated Press investigation found Brooklyn-based S...

AP Investigation: Sustainable seafood dealer sold fishy tale

MONTAUK, New York (AP) — Caterers in Washington tweeted a photo of maroon sashimi appetizers served to 700 guests attending the governor's inaugural ball last year. They were told the tuna was from Mo...

Family photo becomes new picture of terrorism in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In the photo, Mom leans in slightly to rest one hand on her youngest son's arm. Two little sisters in the front hold flowers against matching red head scarves. Dad stands in ...