The Latest: Japan set to end Tokyo's state of emergency
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The Latest: Japan set to end Tokyo's state of emergency

Experts on a special government panel have approved a plan to remove a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other remaining prefectures, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to declare entirely ending the measure to allow businesses to gradually resume

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Warehouse fire devastates San Francisco's fishing industry
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Warehouse fire devastates San Francisco's fishing industry

A huge fire that tore through a warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf has destroyed fishing gear used to deliver about two-thirds of the city’s fresh seafood

Baby gorilla badly injured in family skirmish at Seattle zoo
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Baby gorilla badly injured in family skirmish at Seattle zoo

Zookeepers at a Seattle zoo say a baby gorilla was badly injured Saturday when he was caught in a skirmish between his family group members

White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet
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White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days

US Muslims try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns
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US Muslims try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns

With no congregational prayers or family gatherings, Salsabiel Mujovic has been worried that this year’s Eid al-Fitr celebration will pale

Skiing in Colorado to resume amid coronavirus pandemic
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Skiing in Colorado to resume amid coronavirus pandemic

Time to dust off those boots and tune those skis

Slowly, surely, US houses of worship emerge from lockdown
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Slowly, surely, US houses of worship emerge from lockdown

On the same weekend that President Donald Trump declared houses of worship are essential, pastors and congregants from some of those churches are cautiously returning to their sanctuaries

Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote
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Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote

A federal judge has ruled that the Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay, or unable to find out how much they owe

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Trooper dies of injuries suffered in on-duty death

A Louisiana state trooper injured last week during a vehicle pursuit has died

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California woman arrested for posting racist notes at homes

A woman in the San Francisco Bay Area has been arrested on suspicion of posting handwritten messages at several homes, targeting Asian Americans and suggesting that those not native to the United States should leave the country immediately