• Supreme Court puts curbside voting on hold in Alabama

    Supreme Court puts curbside voting on hold in Alabama

    By KIM CHANDLER and JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold a lower court order that would have permitted curbside voting in Alabama in November.The justices’ vote was 5-3, with the court’s three liberals dissenting. As is typical when the Supreme Court acts on an emergency basis,

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  • 6 linked to Georgia theology school charged with fraud

    6 linked to Georgia theology school charged with fraud

    COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Six people from three states are charged with defrauding $12 million from federal student aid programs by allegedly enrolling students into a theology school without requiring any classwork.An indictment alleges that from 2010 to 2018, the defendants recruited fake students to the Columbus, Georgia, campus of Apex School of Theology. The

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  • Amazon wins FAA approval to deliver packages by drone

    Amazon wins FAA approval to deliver packages by drone

    NEW YORK (AP) — Getting an Amazon package delivered from the sky is closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by drones. Amazon said that the approval is an “important step,” but added that it is still testing and flying the drones. It

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  • TikTok celebrities criminally charged after LA house parties

    TikTok celebrities criminally charged after LA house parties

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — TikTok celebrities Bryce Hall and Blake Gray are facing criminal charges after they hosted recent parties in the Hollywood Hills despite the city’s ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said Friday. The Los Angeles city attorney’s office filed misdemeanor charges Thursday against Hall and Gray. The internet celebrities

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  • Colleges grapple with coronavirus as students return

    Colleges grapple with coronavirus as students return

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Notre Dame and Michigan State universities became the latest colleges to move classes online because of the coronavirus on Tuesday as colleges struggle to contain outbreaks and students continue to congregate in large groups without masks or social distancing. The decisions came the same day a third school in the

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  • Tuberville defeats Sessions, wins Alabama Senate GOP primary

    Tuberville defeats Sessions, wins Alabama Senate GOP primary

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lost the Republican nomination for his old Senate seat in Alabama to former college football coach Tommy Tuberville on Tuesday, likely ending a long political career with a bitter defeat egged on by President Donald Trump. Tuberville, 65, beat Sessions in Tuesday’s Republican runoff as

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