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AP-NORC poll: People of color bear COVID-19’s economic brunt

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, Elvia Banuelos' life was looking up. The 39-year-old mother of two young children said she felt confident...

AP-NORC poll: 1 in 5 in U.S. lost someone close in pandemic

WASHINGTON — About 1 in 5 Americans say they lost a relative or close friend to the coronavirus, highlighting the division between heartache and hope...

Mayday aim: Biden wants everyone vaccine-eligible by May 1

WASHINGTON (AP) — One year after the nation was brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is outlining his plan Thursday...

Biden, Dems prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched...

President gets look at recovery efforts, vaccine ‘super site’

By Todd J. Gillman | Dallas Morning News HOUSTON — President Joe Biden visited Houston on Friday afternoon to survey the aftermath of last week’s winter storms...

US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near...

Gina Carano fired from ‘Mandalorian’ after social media post

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lucasfilm says Gina Carano is no longer a part of "The Mandalorian" cast after many online called for her firing...

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career...

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON — Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year...

Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland

LONACONING, Md. (AP) — The jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731.1 million was sold at Coney Market in Lonaconing, the Maryland Lottery announced on Thursday. The...