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In nation at war with itself, one town tries cup of civility

LOVETTSVILLE, Va. (AP) — When Maureen Donnelly Morris came from nearby Leesburg to open her café in Lovettsville, she got a warm welcome. Neighbors rallied to her aid. Divisions ripping at their town ...

Murdaugh blamed some problems on addiction; bond set at $7M

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Speaking publicly for the first time in months, the prominent South Carolina attorney accused of a slew of mostly financial crimes after his wife and son were found shot dead out...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2021. There are 76 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1...

Some fear boosters will hurt drive to reach the unvaccinated

NEW YORK (AP) — The spread of COVID-19 vaccination requirements across the U.S. hasn't had the desired effect so far, with the number of Americans getting their first shots plunging in recent weeks. A...

US virus cases nearly triple in 2 weeks amid misinformation

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — COVID-19 cases nearly tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation that is straining hospitals, exhausting doctors and pushing clergy into the fr...

The Latest: New Orleans urges, but doesn't mandate mask use

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans officials have issued an advisory “strongly recommending” that people resume wearing masks indoors amid a surge in coronavirus cases to levels not seen in months. ...

Jeb Burton wins first Xfinity Series race at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Jeb Burton raced to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory when rain halted the action with 23 laps left at Talladega Superspeedway. Burton passed cousin Harr...

Video shows police pulling people from fiery Georgia crash

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police officers in Georgia pulled two people from a fiery wreck in a dramatic scene captured on body-camera video. The video released this week shows the pas...

Logano wants peace at Penske following Daytona 500 crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A truce has yet to be called in the Team Penske camp amid friction following the last lap Daytona 500 crash between teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski. ...

AUTO RACING: Daytona road course takes spotlight for NASCAR

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona Site: Daytona Beach, Florida Schedule: Sunday, race, 3 ...

Resilient Pierre-Paul excited to be back in Super Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nine years and a pair of career-threatening injuries later, Jason Pierre-Paul is back in the Super Bowl and ready to wreak havoc. The relentless pass rusher helped...

Years-old murder shook town; new arrest causes aftershocks

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As days turned into years, Brett Woolley came to accept that his father’s murderer would never be found — and that his family’s private tragedy had become a Wild West legend, the k...

Spence set to face Danny Garcia in 1st fight since car crash

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. changed his lifestyle after escaping serious injury in a high-speed car wreck that led to misdemeanor drunken driving charges in Dallas and could have derailed...

Experience gives No. 7 Wisconsin plenty of confidence

Wisconsin begins this pandemic-delayed season with most of the same players who created so many memorable moments during a magical stretch drive last year. The seventh-ranked Badgers...

Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...