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Harris will be Democrats’ main counter to Trump on Thursday

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris plans a Thursday speech condemning President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and she'll give it just hours before Trump is set to accept renomination for a second termBy BILL BARROW Associated PressAugust 26, 2020, 10:18 PM• 4 min readDemocratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris plans…

Seeping under doors, bad air from fires won’t ease up

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Dangerously dirty air spewing from the West Coast wildfires is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and preventing people already shut away by the coronavirus pandemic from enjoying a walk or trip to the park.People in Oregon, Washington state and California have been struggling for a…

Trump plans for Nevada rallies conflict with virus limits

President Donald Trump’s plans to hold weekend rallies in Las Vegas and Reno are in jeopardy after local officials warned they would violate Nevada’s ban on gatherings of more than 50 people because of the coronavirusBy MICHELLE L. PRICE Associated PressSeptember 9, 2020, 6:37 PM• 3 min readLAS VEGAS -- President Donald Trump's plans to…

Improbable that vaccine will be ready by October: Surgeon General

The nation's top doctor added to the White House's mixed messaging on vaccines.September 4, 2020, 2:34 PM• 3 min readSurgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams added to the White House's confusing messaging about the timing of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.President Donald Trump has said that a vaccine might be ready by the end of…

TSA reports busiest day for air travel since March

The agency screened 877,698 travelers on Thursday, the highest since March 17.September 4, 2020, 5:35 PM• 4 min readThe Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported its busiest day on Thursday since the demand for air travel plummeted in mid-March as travelers take advantage of the long holiday weekend that traditionally marks the end of the summer…

For television executives, return of football is good news

Pro football has never been more important to television executives as it is this year, and its return is cause for celebrationBy DAVID BAUDER AP Media WriterSeptember 15, 2020, 11:21 PM• 3 min readA schedule of opening week games brought viewers back to their sets, led by a Hall of Fame caliber matchup between Tom…

Papa John’s announces plan for new headquarters in Atlanta

Pizza purveyor Papa John’s has announced plans to open a new Atlanta-area facility housing several key departments along with about 200 jobsSeptember 17, 2020, 8:51 PM• 2 min readATLANTA -- Pizza purveyor Papa John’s announced plans Thursday to open a new Atlanta-area facility housing several key departments along with about 200 jobs.The pizza delivery company…