California enters July 4 weekend with many beaches closed

CALIFORNIA ENTERS JULY 4 WEEKEND WITH MANY BEACHES CLOSED

LOS ANGELES - California headed into the Fourth of July weekend Friday under classic sunny summer skies and new health orders that...

Correction: Venezuela-Oil Cargo Seizure story

CORRECTION: VENEZUELA-OIL CARGO SEIZURE STORY

MIAMI - In a story on June 30, 2020, The Associated Press erroneously reported that prosecutors in Greece opened a preliminary criminal...

 
 
 
We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck AI transport firm CitySwift used to raise $2 million in seed funding

WE GOT AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE PITCH DECK AI TRANSPORT FIRM CITYSWIFT USED TO RAISE $2 MILLION IN SEED FUNDING

AI transport logistics firm CitySwift has raised more than $2 million in a funding round backed by Irelandia Investments and Ace Venture...

How Businesses Can Support Customers During COVID-19 with Content

HOW BUSINESSES CAN SUPPORT CUSTOMERS DURING COVID-19 WITH CONTENT

We're all feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as individuals and business owners. In this unusual time, communication is more...

 
 
 
R&D Roundup: Tech giants unveil breakthroughs at computer vision summit

R&D ROUNDUP: TECH GIANTS UNVEIL BREAKTHROUGHS AT COMPUTER VISION SUMMIT

Computer vision summit CVPR has just taken place, and like other CV-focused conferences, there are quite a few interesting papers....

Genies creates an investment arm for companies using its digital avatars

GENIES CREATES AN INVESTMENT ARM FOR COMPANIES USING ITS DIGITAL AVATARS

Genies has raised $40 million to date from celebrities like Pokimane. Now it is investing money into startups that use its digital...

 
 
 
If you barbecue on July 4th, you're building on a Black American legacy

IF YOU BARBECUE ON JULY 4TH, YOU'RE BUILDING ON A BLACK AMERICAN LEGACY

Dearly beloved, we are gathered in this moment to celebrate the culinary union of barbecue (a.k.a. barbeque, bar-b-que, bar-b-q, and...

Siemens and Salesforce are teaming up to try to bring employees back to the office safely. Here's what top execs from each tech firm expect for the future of the workplace

SIEMENS AND SALESFORCE ARE TEAMING UP TO TRY TO BRING EMPLOYEES BACK TO THE OFFICE SAFELY. HERE'S WHAT TOP EXECS FROM EACH TECH FIRM EXPECT FOR THE FUTURE OF THE WORKPLACE

The market is booming for firms that can help companies safely return employees back to the office. The pandemic is forcing software...

 
 
 
Lin-Manuel Miranda has made millions off 'Hamilton' in its 5-year run. Here's how the composer makes and spends his fortune, from luxury Manhattan real estate to philanthropic work in Puerto Rico

LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA HAS MADE MILLIONS OFF 'HAMILTON' IN ITS 5-YEAR RUN. HERE'S HOW THE COMPOSER MAKES AND SPENDS HIS FORTUNE, FROM LUXURY MANHATTAN REAL ESTATE TO PHILANTHROPIC WORK IN PUERTO RICO

Composer Lin-Manuel Miranda made millions from his award-winning musicals even before "Hamilton" started streaming on Disney Plus. Miranda...

Atlantans - and others - on the move again to the coast and mountains

ATLANTANS - AND OTHERS - ON THE MOVE AGAIN TO THE COAST AND MOUNTAINS

Destinations within 3-5 hours of Atlanta are seeing increased activity after a near-shutdown of travel activity aimed at slowing the...

 
 
 
The must-have gear, gadgets, and accessories for safer summer travel

THE MUST-HAVE GEAR, GADGETS, AND ACCESSORIES FOR SAFER SUMMER TRAVEL

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Boris Johnson says he won't be 'bullied' into taking the knee in support of Black Lives Matter

BORIS JOHNSON SAYS HE WON'T BE 'BULLIED' INTO TAKING THE KNEE IN SUPPORT OF BLACK LIVES MATTER

Boris Johnson refuses to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter. Opposition Labour party leader Keir Starmer took the knee...

 
 
 
Americans face 25% jump in power bills, adding to summer of woe

AMERICANS FACE 25% JUMP IN POWER BILLS, ADDING TO SUMMER OF WOE

As the U.S. faces a blisteringly hot summer, millions of people already reeling from the coronavirus's economic fallout are about to...

The Latest: S. Africa adds 8,700 cases, sick beds filling up

THE LATEST: S. AFRICA ADDS 8,700 CASES, SICK BEDS FILLING UP

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa on Friday confirmed another record high number of daily virus cases with 8,728 as anxiety grows in Johannesburg,...

 
 
 
Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

TEXAS GOVERNOR ISSUES MASK ORDER TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state, a dramatic...

California governor: Wear masks, avoid July 4th gatherings

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR: WEAR MASKS, AVOID JULY 4TH GATHERINGS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Gavin Newsom urged Californians on Thursday to turn to their “better angels" and use common sense by wearing...

 
 
 
July 2 COVID-19 Test Results

JULY 2 COVID-19 TEST RESULTS

The US is now conducting over 600,000 tests per day, and that might be enough to allow test-and-trace in some areas. Based on the experience...

Arkansas reports biggest one-day spike in coronavirus cases

ARKANSAS REPORTS BIGGEST ONE-DAY SPIKE IN CORONAVIRUS CASES

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas reported its biggest single-day increase in coronavirus cases on Thursday, as the state's governor said...

 
 
 
The Latest: Kansas governor cites schools for mask order

THE LATEST: KANSAS GOVERNOR CITES SCHOOLS FOR MASK ORDER

TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas' governor and its top public health official worry that the state won't be able to reopen its K-12 schools for...

US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

US ISSUES GUIDELINES BUT NO NEW RULES FOR SAFE AIR TRAVEL

Federal officials said Thursday that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but they are...