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Annie Glenn, 100, famed astronaut’s widow, dies of COVID-19

Annie Glenn, wife of the late astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and an advocate for those with speech disorders, died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19. She was 100.

Carrier sidelined by coronavirus heads back to sea this week

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say the USS Theodore Roosevelt will return to sea later this week, nearly two months after the ship was...

Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ dies

Ken Osmond, who played the two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell on TV’s “Leave it to Beaver,” has died.

Fred Willard, the comedic improv-style actor, has died at 86

Fred Willard, the comedic actor whose improv style kept him relevant for more than 50 years in films like “This Is Spinal Tap,” “Best In Show” and “Anchorman,” has died. He was 86.

Michigan Rep. Amash ends his Libertarian bid for White House

Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan says he's changed his mind and is no longer seeking the Libertarian nomination for president.

Los Angeles offers virus tests to all, still has unused kits

Los Angeles is providing free coronavirus tests to anyone who wants one regardless of whether they have symptoms.

Houses of worship gain audience by going online during virus

From the Vatican, to the village church, to mosques and temples, shuttered places of worship are streaming religious services for a global audience during the pandemic.

Trump fires State Dept. watchdog critical of admin moves

President Donald Trump has fired the State Department's inspector general, an Obama administration appointee whose office was critical of alleged political bias in the agency's management.

Pandemic claims another retailer: 118-year-old J.C. Penney

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Democrats push new $3T coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats have powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus response bill through the House, over Republican opposition.

Virus unleashes wave of fraud in US amid fear and scarcity

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud. An arm of the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security...

NBC News apologizes for ‘inaccurately’ quoting William Barr

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News is apologizing for a ‘Meet the Press’ segment that cut a portion of an interview with Attorney General...