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BOSTON – A friendly feast shared by the plucky Pilgrims and their native neighbors? That’s yesterday’s Thanksgiving story.
Four parents in Florida are suing the Sarasota County School Board over a mandate that requires students to wear face masks amid the coronavirus.
SEATTLE – The Washington state Supreme Court has dismissed a defamation case brought by Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal against his election opponent who stated Reykdal championed a policy that teaches “sexual position to fourth-graders.”
Because of rising numbers of coronavirus cases in King County, the Bellevue School District is delaying in-person learning until January.
A school district in Tacoma is investigating after a parent said her son was briefly kicked out of a virtual class chatroom for saying he admired President Donald Trump.
Placing an order at a deli counter while wearing a mask and standing 6 feet away can be difficult. Try teaching a class full of schoolchildren and connecting with students who are themselves wearing masks.
Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who brought investigative moxie to the British press, newsmaking dash to the American book business through best-sellers like “Primary Colors” and synergetic buzz to all as author-publisher Tina Brown’s husband, has died. He was 92.
NEW YORK – In the city that’s lost about 20,000 people to COVID-19, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is staking his legacy on a bet that he can safely open the largest school system in the U.S.
Former Navy pilot Scott Franklin has ousted Rep. Ross Spano, making the Florida congressman dogged by ethics investigations the eighth incumbent House member to be defeated in party primaries this year.
For the second time in four years, the Democratic presidential primary pitted the expanding progressive movement against an eventually victorious establishment. But as the party gathers virtually this week to nominate Joe Biden for the presidency, the possibility of President Donald Trump's reelection has become Democrats' unifying and energizing force.
A Republican criticized for promoting racist videos and adamantly supporting the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory faces a neurosurgeon who campaigned on his experience to improve the health care system in Tuesday's GOP primary runoff for an open U.S. House seat representing northwest Georgia.
Reopening schools is easy. Keeping them open will be the hard part.
Ballot return statistics from the state elections office show that while returns are running significantly ahead of the 2016 state primary, only about one in five ballots had been returned as of Friday afternoon. Election Day is Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO – Almost two years since a wildfire swept through his mountain town and nearly wiped it out, Steve “Woody” Culleton got to put the final touches on his new home.
BOISE – Lawmakers concerned that Republican Gov. Brad Little has too much power following his emergency declaration because of the coronavirus pandemic considered on Monday ways to reconvene after the regular legislative session has ended.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Wanted: Poll workers willing to brave a global pandemic in November.
Registered voters in Spokane County and around the state began receiving ballots in the mail today for the state’s top-two primary on Aug. 4.
More than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected by California election officials during the March presidential primary, according to data obtained by The Associated Press that highlights a glaring gap in the state's effort to ensure every vote is counted.