English pubs are reopening — they won’t be the same

LONDON (AP) — Asking people in English pubs to keep their distance is going to be tough after they’ve had a few of their favorite tipples. Pub managers will have to be resourceful come Saturday when they and other parts of the hospitality industry in England open their doors to customers for the first time […]

Tenants behind on rent in pandemic face harassment, eviction

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jeremy Rooks works the evening shift at a Georgia fast-food restaurant these days to avoid being on the street past dusk. He needs somewhere to go at night: He and his wife are homeless after the extended-stay motel where they had lived since Thanksgiving evicted them in April when they couldn’t pay […]

NFL player sues United over incident with another passenger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An NFL player is suing United Airlines, saying he was harassed and sexually assaulted by an intoxicated female passenger on a red-eye flight in February. The player said in a lawsuit that soon after boarding the cross-country flight, a woman sitting in the same row confronted him over a face mask […]

Second COVID-19 Congressional Town Hall

(NEXSTAR) — Members of Congress from Upstate New York spoke on the issues affecting their regions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Several regions of New York have moved into the first phase of reopening the state. The following seven representatives participated in a COVID-19 Congressional Town Hall moderated by Tim Lake at the end of April. […]

‘I can’t breathe’ a rally cry anew for police protests in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I can’t breathe.” Eric Garner uttered those words six years ago, locked in a police chokehold. It became a rallying cry after his death for demonstrators across the country who protested the killings of African Americans by police. Then came the 2016 presidential election of Donald Trump. As the political divide widened, […]

Lives Lost: Pakistani immigrant helped others in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a friend of the Khan family got a job working for a New Jersey politician, family patriarch Shafqat Khan was a regular sight at the politician’s office, frequently dropping by to seek help for people in need. It was natural for Khan, a longtime Jersey City resident grateful that […]

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