National News

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
AP News
February 26, 2020 - 7:39 pm
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the U.S. is “very, very ready” for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, and he put his vice president in charge of overseeing the nation's response. Read more here.
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Shooting at Molson Coors Brewing Co.
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AP News
February 26, 2020 - 5:55 pm
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says multiple people have been killed in a shooting on the Molson Coors Brewing Co. campus. Read more here.
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Salvatore "Sam" Anello with granddaughter
Wiegand family to CNN
February 26, 2020 - 1:47 pm
Salvatore "Sam" Anello, the grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship, will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more here.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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AP News
February 26, 2020 - 12:50 pm
The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. Read more here.
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coronavirus outbreak
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Tim Jimenez
February 26, 2020 - 7:22 am
The first U.S. study of a drug to treat the novel coronavirus is underway, the National Institutes of Health said Tuesday, as a federal health official warned that the virus will eventually begin spreading in the U.S. Read more here.
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From left: Democratic presidential candidates Mike Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer stand on stage before a Democratic presidential primary debate, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.
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AP News
February 26, 2020 - 7:01 am
Democrats unleashed a roaring assault against Bernie Sanders and seized on Mike Bloomberg's past with women in the workplace during a contentious debate that tested the strength of the two men at the center of the party's presidential nomination fight. Read more here.
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The North Side Skull & Bones Gang rises before dawn, costumed as skeletons, to wake people up on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.
The Advocate via AP
AP News
February 25, 2020 - 12:32 pm
Revelers dressed in costumes and reaching for beads thrown from floats took to the streets as Carnival season reached its peak, their celebration tinged with grief after two paradegoers in New Orleans were hit and killed by floats in the run-up to Fat Tuesday. Read more here.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York.
John Minchillo/AP
AP News
February 25, 2020 - 9:38 am
New York prosecutors are hailing Harvey Weinstein's conviction as a pivotal moment that could change the way the legal system views a type of sexual assault case historically considered difficult to prove. Read more here.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during First in the South Dinner, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Charleston, S.C.
Matt Rourke/AP
AP News
February 25, 2020 - 9:25 am
Democratic rivals to Bernie Sanders are preparing to try to knock him off his front-runner perch in a debate Tuesday night before a critical South Carolina primary that could dramatically reshape the race. Read more here.
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Helicopter pilot Ara Zobayan
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 1:51 pm
The widow of Kobe Bryant has sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed her husband and her 13-year-old daughter last month. Read more here.
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