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Police: Suspect shoots 3 Chicago officers who then shoot him

CHICAGO — A carjacking suspect being led into a Chicago police station on Thursday shot three officers, who returned fire and shot him, authorities said. The officers and the gunman were rushed to a hospital, police spokesman Tom Ahern said.
Full appeals court agrees to wade into Michael Flynn case

Full appeals court agrees to wade into Michael Flynn case

WASHINGTON — The entire Washington-based federal appeals court is stepping into the legal dispute over former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn as it weighs whether a judge can be forced to dismiss a case that the Justice Department no lo
2nd US virus surge hits plateau, but few experts celebrate

2nd US virus surge hits plateau, but few experts celebrate

NEW YORK — While deaths from the coronavirus in the U.S. are mounting rapidly, public health experts are seeing a flicker of good news: The second surge of confirmed cases appears to be levelling off.
Wisconsin governor orders masks statewide amid virus surge

Wisconsin governor orders masks statewide amid virus surge

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov.
Former GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

Former GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain dies of COVID-19

ATLANTA — Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74.
John Lewis mourned as 'founding father' of better America

John Lewis mourned as 'founding father' of better America

ATLANTA — Hailed as a “founding father” of a fairer, better United States, John Lewis was eulogized Thursday by three former presidents and others who urged Americans to continue the work of the civil rights icon in fighting injustice during a moment
Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll

Record economic plunge, bleak jobs numbers reveal virus toll

WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy plunging by a record-shattering 32.
In an upside-down summer, 'Jaws,' 'E.T.' are hits again

In an upside-down summer, 'Jaws,' 'E.T.' are hits again

NEW YORK — When historians look back on the top films at the box office in the summer of 2020, they may feel like they’ve slipped into a time warp, or maybe “Back to the Future.
'On our way to Mars': NASA rover will look for signs of life

'On our way to Mars': NASA rover will look for signs of life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
AstraZeneca: won't profit from COVID-19 vaccine in pandemic

AstraZeneca: won't profit from COVID-19 vaccine in pandemic

LONDON — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca repeated its promise not to profit from a COVID-19 vaccine during the pandemic as it reported it was on track with late-stage trials for the treatment.