Pandemic leads 7-Eleven to forgo free Slurpees on 7-11

DALLAS (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has taken away another summertime tradition in the U.S.: There will be no free Slurpees at 7-Elevens on Saturday — July 11 — to hail a date that doubles as an abbreviation of the convenience store chain’s name. 7-Eleven has been giving away its slushy beverage to all customers […]

New Lay’s flavored after beloved dishes at iconic American restaurants

Lay’s is rolling out five new limited-batch flavors of chips that will draw on classic dishes served at beloved U.S. restaurants. The snack lineup includes: Lay’s Kettle Cooked New York Style Pizza inspired by Grimaldi’s in New York City Lay’s Nashville Hot Chicken inspired by Party Fowl in Nashville Lay’s Philly Cheesesteak inspired by Geno’s […]

Survivors of slain Ohio-based Marines mark grim anniversary

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jason Dominguez remembers vividly his last conversation with David Kreuter, as they were doing an overnight security watch from a rooftop in western Iraq. Marine Cpl. Dominguez and Sgt. Kreuter usually joked around, but this night 15 years ago was different. Kreuter proudly showed him a photo of his 7-week-old son. “Wow, […]

The Latest: USL’s Indy Eleven to return with limited fans

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The United Soccer League’s Indy Eleven will return to action next Saturday with limited fans at Lucas Oil Stadium. League officials announced a 263-game schedule that will be played over a 13-week span, leading to a 16-team playoff scheduled for […]

The Latest: New Zealand PM assigns military leader to border

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has assigned a top military leader to oversee the nation’s border quarantine measures after what she described as an “unacceptable failure” by health officials in allowing two women who had recently returned from London to leave quarantine before they had been tested for the virus. […]

The Latest: S. Korea pushes QR registration for risky venues

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic.The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Cases steadily rising around South Korean capital. — US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for […]

NYC subway halting overnight service for virus cleaning

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s subway system will shut down each day from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to increase cleaning of trains and stations during the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday, two days after he called conditions in the subway “disgusting.” The closures, slated to start next week, will mark […]

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