Donation brings a bit of Mardi Gras to hospital workers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Emily Bauman is a believer in the power of music. So when she got her stimulus check, she put that power to work — for New Orleans’s hospital workers and the city’s out-of-work musicians. Bauman and a friend funded the stimulus serenade, a concert for front-line health care workers in one […]

Blind justice: No visual cues in high court phone cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the evening before he was to argue a case before the Supreme Court years ago, Jeffrey Fisher broke his glasses. That left the very nearsighted lawyer with an unappealing choice. He could wear contacts and clearly see the justices but not his notes, or skip the contacts and see only his […]

Seymour Farmers Market opens amid pandemic

SEYMOUR, Conn. (WTNH) — The Seymour Farmers Market has been going strong for 25 years. But, this is no ordinary year. With the coronavirus pandemic, the market had to take special steps to limit the possibilities of customers and vendors spreading COVID-19. That means masks for everyone there, social distancing signs on stands, markings on […]

Walker complains of harassment after breaking lockdown rules

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City defender Kyle Walker complained about being “harassed” and said Friday his family has been “torn apart” after admitting to breaking social-distancing rules again during the coronavirus pandemic. A month after the England international apologized for hosting a party at his home during the lockdown, it was reported in British […]

UPS driver stops to fix American flag in Oklahoma

ADAIR, Okla. — A video of a UPS driver in Oklahoma is going viral — and even bringing some people to tears. The video, recorded over Memorial Day weekend, shows the unidentified driver taking a few moments during his route to fix a rolled-up American flag, reported KOKI. “He noticed my flag was rolled up […]

Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunting virus milestone

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as these: “I can hear you.” “You have lost too much, but you have not lost everything.” “We have wept with you; we’ve pulled our children tight.” As diverse as they were in eloquence and […]

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