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Health Oct 17Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge
Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one…
Nation Aug 29Blake’s family to lead Kenosha rally against police violence
Family members of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was paralyzed after a Kenosha police officer shot him in the back, are leading a march and rally Saturday to call for an end to police violence.
Nation Aug 28Judge delays extradition hearing for teen charged in Kenosha killings
A judge has postponed a decision on whether a 17-year-old should be returned to Wisconsin to face charges in the killing of two people on the streets of Kenosha during unrest following the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob…
Nation Aug 27Illinois teen charged in Kenosha shooting that killed 2, hurt 1
Prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old from Illinois in the fatal shooting of two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and the wounding of a third. Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley filed the charges against Kyle Rittenhouse Thursday afternoon.
Nation Aug 27WATCH: Kenosha officials give update on police shooting of Jacob Blake
Groups that had taken to Kenosha’s streets with long guns were nowhere to be seen early Thursday following somber protests and no widespread unrest for the first night since the weekend police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Nation Aug 2717-year-old arrested after 2 killed during protests in Kenosha
A white, 17-year-old police admirer was arrested Wednesday after two people were shot to death during a third straight night of protests.
Politics Jul 29WATCH: Pelosi holds news conference ahead of vote on child care economic relief bills
The bill are aimed at financially supporting child care providers and providing to access to child care for American workers during the pandemic.
Politics Jul 06South Dakota governor, exposed to virus, joined Trump on jet
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem accompanied President Donald Trump to Washington aboard Air Force One on Friday night despite having had close contact with Trump's son's girlfriend, who had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Politics Jul 03WATCH LIVE: Trump speaks at July 4 Mount Rushmore celebration
Trump is expected to speak at a Mount Rushmore event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks that he previewed on Thursday as a "display like few people have seen."…
Nation Jul 01Masks will be optional when Trump speaks at Mt. Rushmore for Independence Day weekend
When President Donald Trump speaks at Mt. Rushmore before the first fireworks show there in years, he'll stand before a crowd of thousands who won't be required to socially distance or wear masks.