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Nine firefighters injured at Jacksonville ship fire after explosion

Nine firefighters responding to a fire aboard a ship in Florida have been hospitalized after the ship exploded, injuring eight and sending one to a hospital for heat exhaustion, authorities said.
Portland, citing George Floyd case, discontinues use of police in schools

Portland, citing George Floyd case, discontinues use of police in schools

Oregon's largest school district will no longer have police officers in its schools and joins a handful of urban districts from Minneapolis to Denver that are rethinking their school resource officer

Portland, citing George Floyd case, discontinues use of police in schools

Oregon's largest school district will no longer have police officers in its schools and joins a handful of urban districts from Minneapolis to Denver that are rethinking their school resource officer
On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in Normandy

On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in Normandy

Saturday's anniversary will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping almost everyone away — from government leaders to frail veterans who might not get another
MLB players reaffirm pay stance, no deal with teams in sight

MLB players reaffirm pay stance, no deal with teams in sight

Baseball players reaffirmed their stance for full prorated pay, leaving a huge gap with teams that could scuttle plans to start the coronavirus-delayed season around the Fourth of July and may leave
Nadal not sure about 2020 US Open; depends on COVID, travel

Nadal not sure about 2020 US Open; depends on COVID, travel

If it weren’t for a pandemic-caused postponement, the French Open would have been in Week 2 now, and Rafael Nadal might still have been in contention for a 20th Grand Slam title.

George Floyd unrest: Arrests top 10,000, AP tally finds

More than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to an Associated Press tally of known arrests across the U.S.
George Floyd unrest: Arrests top 10,000, AP tally finds

George Floyd unrest: Arrests top 10,000, AP tally finds

More than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to an Associated Press tally of known arrests across the U.S.
WWII flag swiped from Reno City Hall during George Floyd unrest is returned

WWII flag swiped from Reno City Hall during George Floyd unrest is returned

An American flag from a World War II battleship stolen from its display after people broke into the Reno City Hall on Saturday amid protests in Nevada over the death of George Floyd was anonymously
Portland, citing George Floyd case, discontinues use of police in schools

Portland, citing George Floyd case, discontinues use of police in schools

Oregon's largest school district will no longer have police officers in its schools and joins a handful of urban districts from Minneapolis to Denver that are rethinking their school resource officer
George Floyd unrest: Arrests top 10,000, AP tally finds

George Floyd unrest: Arrests top 10,000, AP tally finds

More than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to an Associated Press tally of known arrests across the U.S.
Thieves steal 150 handguns, rifles from New Mexico store

Thieves steal 150 handguns, rifles from New Mexico store

Dozens of handguns and rifles were stolen this week from a gun shop in New Mexico’s largest city, prompting authorities to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those
NFL coaches allowed to return to team facilities on Friday

NFL coaches allowed to return to team facilities on Friday

Coaches will be allowed to return to NFL team facilities beginning Friday as the league continues preparation for training camps and its season.
Norway, citing coronavirus restrictions, rejects George Floyd rally applications

Norway, citing coronavirus restrictions, rejects George Floyd rally applications

Authorities in Norway have turned down applications to hold rallies in the country's three largest cities in support of protesters in the U.S. over the death of George Floyd, citing the coronavirus
China knife attack at a kindergarten injures at least 39

China knife attack at a kindergarten injures at least 39

A school security guard injured at least 39 people in a knife attack at a kindergarten in southern China on Thursday morning, state media reported. The motive remains unknown.
MLS, players reach new labor deal, resume with tournament.

MLS, players reach new labor deal, resume with tournament.

Major League Soccer and its players' union reached an agreement that allows play to resume with a summer tournament in Florida following the break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Pirates' Archer out for the season following surgery

Pirates' Archer out for the season following surgery

Chris Archer won't pitch for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2020, and his time with the club may be over.
MLS, players reach new labor deal, resume with tournament.

MLS, players reach new labor deal, resume with tournament.

Major League Soccer and its players' union reached an agreement that allows play to resume with a summer tournament in Florida following the break caused by the coronavirus pandemic.