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 2021-07-29 18:40 

AP

Seattle homelessness initiative qualifies for ballot...

SEATTLE (AP) — A campaign to alter Seattle's city charter and force it to handle homelessness differently, known as Compassion Seattle, has officially qualified to appear on the November ballot.The......

 2021-07-29 18:37 

AP

Initial, rolling Oklahoma unemployment claims decline...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of initial unemployment claims and the less volatile moving four-week average of initial claims are both down in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commissio......

 2021-07-29 18:36 

UPI

Disneyland, Disney World will again require masks indoors beginning Friday...

Disney Parks announced Thursday that it will go back to requiring all guests to wear face masks indoors due to an increase of COVID-19 cases nationwide fueled by the more contagious Delta variant....

 2021-07-29 18:35 

AP

South Carolina unemployment claims continue to drop...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — First-time claims for unemployment benefits are continuing the drop, South Carolina officials said.The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce reported a total o......

 2021-07-29 18:33 

AP

Columbus sees early win in alternative 911 response teams...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A six-week pilot program aimed at reimagining police response to 911 callers suffering from mental health and addiction issues in Columbus yielded promising results, city offi......

 2021-07-29 18:31 

UPI

To prepare for future climate change, scientists turn to past 'tipping points'...

To prepare for future climate change, researchers set out to investigate the "tipping points" that led to historic periods of society-altering climate change....

 2021-07-29 18:26 

UPI

New players join 'The Game' revival with Pooch Hall, Brittany Daniel...

Paramount+ announced three new cast members and two returning cast members for its revival of the series "The Game."...

 2021-07-29 18:26 

AP

Hasaranga takes 4 as Sri Lanka wins T20 series vs. India...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Leg spinner Wanindu Hasaranga recorded a career-best four wickets for nine runs Thursday as Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in the third and final Twenty20 internati......

 2021-07-29 18:25 

AP

Falcons place Fowler on reserve/COVID-19 list...

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have placed defensive end-outside linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. on the reserve/COVID-19 list.Coach Arthur Smith would not say whether Fowler tested posi......

 2021-07-29 18:24 

AP

US average mortgage rates mixed; 30-year loan rises to 2.80%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage rates were mixed last week. The key 30-year home loan remained below 3% for the fifth straight week amid continued concern over the surging delta coronavirus variant and ......

 2021-07-29 18:23 

AP

Massachusetts sues Grubhub over fees charged during pandemic...

BOSTON (AP) — Online food delivery platform Grubhub charged some Massachusetts restaurants illegally high fees during the coronavirus pandemic, the state attorney general's office alleged in a laws......

 2021-07-29 18:23 

AP

Senate OKs bill to secure Capitol, help Afghans with visas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 on Thursday would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection. The $2.1 billion b......

 2021-07-29 18:17 

AP

Alaska lawmakers seek delay in August special session start...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska legislative leaders have asked Gov. Mike Dunleavy to delay the upcoming special session, which is set to begin Monday.In a letter dated Wednesday, they say three of the......

 2021-07-29 18:17 

AP

James' unique style took him on Hall of Fame journey...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Edgerrin James took pride in exceeding his standards — and ignoring everyone else's.It made him a perfect complementary piece to Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison in Indianapol......

 2021-07-29 18:15 

AP

Mississippi governor says CDC mask guidance is 'foolish'...

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — Cases of COVID-19 are surging in Mississippi, but Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday that a federal recommendation for people to wear masks indoors is "foolish.""I......

 2021-07-29 18:12 

AP

AP Top 25 Podcast: Big Ten preview and realignment is back...

Ohio State is favored to win a fifth straight Big Ten title and Michigan and Nebraska are trying to change their trajectories in critical seasons for their alumni coaches. On the AP Top 25 College ......

 2021-07-29 18:11 

UPI

New Russian module unexpectedly fires thrusters after docking at space station...

The new Russian Nauka module for the International Space Station unexpectedly fired thrusters Thursday, temporarily knocking the space station out of its normal position, NASA announced....

 2021-07-29 18:06 

UPI

Watch: 'Billions': Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti continue rivalry in Season 5 Part 2 trailer...

Damian Lewis' Bobby Axelrod and Paul Giamatti's Chuck Rhoades are back in the new trailer for "Billions" Season 5 Part 2....

 2021-07-29 18:06 

AP

Falcons coach shakes off butterflies on first day of camp...

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — New coach Arthur Smith felt a few jitters on his first day of training camp with the Atlanta Falcons. Once the first horn sounded on the field, however, Smith jumped righ......

 2021-07-29 18:05 

AP

Maui ranchers struggle to feed cattle amid summer drought...

KULA, Hawaii (AP) — Some areas of Maui are in extreme drought conditions, and ranchers there are struggling to feed their cattle. As the summer heats up, dry conditions are limiting the availabilit......

 2021-07-29 18:04 

AP

Group: Jailed Belarus media worker needs urgent care...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Belarusian Association of Journalists on Thursday called on authorities in Belarus to transfer a jailed media worker to a civilian hospital so he could get treatment for a ......

 2021-07-29 18:04 

UPI

Watch: Dreamcatcher shares 'BEcause' dance preview...

K-pop stars Dreamcatcher released a clip of their music video for "BEcause," the title track from their EP "Summer Holiday."...

 2021-07-29 18:01 

AP

NBA's Jaxson Hayes arrested in Los Angeles police struggle...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes was arrested in Los Angeles after a struggle with officers who were responding to a report of a domestic dispute and used a Taser and oth......

 2021-07-29 17:58 

AP

Bill to rename North Mississippi post office heads to Biden...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bill that would rename a North Mississippi post office in honor of a Vietnam war veteran is headed to President Joe Biden.U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly, a Republican from Saltillo, ......

 2021-07-29 17:58 

AP

Brazil begins mass vaccine study in poor Rio neighborhood...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian health authorities on Thursday began the mass immunization of Rio de Janeiro's Mare neighborhood in a novel bid to control COVID-19 in a poor community while studyin......

 2021-07-29 17:57 

Reuters

BRIEF-U.S. CDC Says Delivered 397,464,625 Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine As Of July 29...

* U.S. CDC SAYS DELIVERED 397,464,625 DOSES OF COVID-19 VACCINE AS OF JULY 29 VERSUS 395,974,515 DOSES DELIVERED AS OF JULY 28...

 2021-07-29 17:57 

AP

Bridge to close for repairs, causing increased traffic...

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A bridge will be closed for repairs for the next three months between South Burlington and Williston and the closure is expected to cause traffic delays on other roads,......

 2021-07-29 17:57 

Reuters

Turkey's daily COVID-19 cases dip slightly, still above 22,000...
 2021-07-29 17:55 

Reuters

White House wants U.S automakers to back at least 40% electric vehicle target by 2030 -sources...

The White House has told U.S. automakers it wants them to back a voluntary target of at least 40% of new vehicles sales being electric by 2030 as it works to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, sources briefed on the matter said....

 2021-07-29 17:55 

Reuters

BRIEF-Unicredit- Co And Ministry Of Economy And Finance Of Italy Approved Prerequisites For Potential Transaction Involving Commercial Operations Of MPS...

* CO AND MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND FINANCE OF ITALY APPROVED PREREQUISITES FOR POTENTIAL TRANSACTION INVOLVING COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS OF MPS...

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