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An alarming surge in coronavirus cases in Europe and the U.S. is wiping out months of progress against the scourge on two continents, prompting new business restrictions and raising the threat of another round of large-scale lockdowns.
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Philadelphia braced for more demonstrations over the police killing of a Black man holding a knife following two nights of protests that set off unrelated pilfering of stores. The parents say police knew their son was in a mental health crisis.
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Virus update: • Illinois governor bans indoor dining as virus surges. (CORRECTS to Illinois) • Belgium now Europe's worst virus hot spot. • WHO: More than 2M world virus cases last week. • Australian city ends virus lockdown. Follow all coverage:
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AP Explains: Just as there are 50 different timelines for early voting in states across the U.S., there are 50 different ones for how the votes are counted.
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Japan's prime minister says his government is working on a plan to release radioactive water stored at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant. More than nine years after the disaster, the government still hasn’t made clear what it will do with the water.
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Americans are worried about safety in the Nov. 3 election, as rising gun sales contribute to anxiety many haven’t felt during years of largely peaceful displays of democracy. Election officials are on alert, training poll workers to de-escalate conflict.
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Cashed Out: Rays manager roasted for pulling Snell in Game 6 of by
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FOCUS ON YOUR BLOOMING: With love, pranks and affirmations, two gay boyfriends carve out social media stardom on TikTok during tumultuous times.
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A member of the White House coronavirus task force says the increase in U.S. cases isn’t just because of more testing. Admiral Brett Giroir says the proof of the increase is the uptick in hospitalizations and deaths nationwide from COVID-19.
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Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street as virus cases spread and as European countries move toward imposing more restrictions. Crude oil prices fell sharply on expectations that demand for energy would weaken even more.
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The "Save the Children" slogan was made popular online this year by a splinter group of conspiracy theorists promoting QAnon. The movement’s rise has complicated the efforts of groups that have long worked to fight human trafficking.
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The presidential campaign shifts west as President Trump visits an Arizona town across the Colorado River from Nevada. Democrat Joe Biden sees once reliably red Arizona as a prime candidate to turn blue, and running mate Kamala Harris will campaign there.
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The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google face a grilling by Republican senators accusing them without evidence of purposely blocking conservative views. Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai will appear remotely just days before Election Day.
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From AP Morning Wire: • Biden vows to unify country; Trump on busy rallies trail. • Virus pushes twin cities El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to brink. • Venezuelans brave COVID wing to tend to loved ones. • California fights wildfires afresh. SIGN UP:
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Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana with landfall expected Wednesday afternoon just south of New Orleans, where a pump system failure has raised the city's risk of floods.
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Deadly fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh showed no signs of abating despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. The latest clashes, which began Sept. 27, have used heavy artillery, rockets and drones.
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SHOWBIZ MINUTE: Chrissy Teigen - Jon Stewart - Gwen Stefani
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Get more information here about how your state is handling voting during the pandemic, including deadlines for mailing back mail-in votes.
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AP Explains how the votes will be counted on election night. Find more explainer videos and stories from here:
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President Trump is falsely asserting that voting by mail is proving to be rife with problems across the country. For the most part, the surge in early votes has been managed smoothly. Read more:
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