Stalled by pandemic, migrants press in quest for better life

LAJAS BLANCAS, Panama (AP) — Duperat Laurette fled Haiti after her country’s massive 2010 earthquake, making her way first to the Dominican Republic, then Chile and five years later to Panama, all with the dream of reaching the U.S. and finding a job to help support 14 siblings left behind in Haiti. The coronavirus finally […]

Sanders, rising Democrats call for Midwest to unite to win

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders and others from the liberal wing of the Democratic Party called on Democrats from key Midwestern states Wednesday to work together to not only defeat President Donald Trump, but to also forge ahead with a progressive agenda. They spoke to activists from five Midwestern states during a virtual […]

Stretch Your Dollar: Why 2020 turned into the year to buy a home

While many businesses have taken a hit during this pandemic, others have been booming. Some in real estate say the coronavirus is pushing younger home buyers out of the city and into their first homes. We are stretching your dollar with why this turned into a year to buy.

Trump, Pence campaign events signal lax approach to virus

DES MOINES (AP) — Sitting and standing shoulder to shoulder, some without face masks, hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump jammed into an airplane hangar for an Arizona campaign event this week, ignoring the advice of Trump’s own health experts. Like his boss, Vice President Mike Pence went mask-less in Iowa last week as […]

Players unite in push to save college season, create union

Michigan defensive back Hunter Reynolds saw the tweets from Trevor Lawrence and other college football players pushing for the opportunity to play this season despite the pandemic. Reynolds, one of the organizers behind a players’ rights movement in the Big Ten, didn’t like the way some on social media seemed to be pitting Lawrence’s message […]

British journalist Jo Tuckman dies in Mexico after illness

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soon after arriving in Mexico in 2000, British journalist Jo Tuckman reported on what many Mexicans could scarcely have imagined: the election defeat of the political party that had governed autocratically for 71 years. Tuckman made Mexico her home for the next two decades, reporting, mainly for The Guardian, on drug […]

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