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Despite social distancing restrictions limiting Memorial Day services across the nation, local musicians found a way to honor fallen soldiers on Monday.

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LOS ANGELES — California health officials said Monday that subject to approval by county public health departments, all retail stores can reopen for in-store shopping under previously issued guidelines.

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the pandemic, which forced communities to honor the nation’s military dead with modest, more subdued ceremonies that also remembered tho…

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The Department of Justice is investigating the shooting death of Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery in February as a hate crime, the Arberys’ attorney said on Monday, as federal authorities look to uncover why it took more than two months to make arrests in the case despite video that captured the de…

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ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for the family of Ahmaud Arbery said Monday that a federal prosecutor told the slain man's mother federal officials are investigating potential misconduct by local officials who handled the case.

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Associated Press Nebraska Daybook for Tuesday, May. 26.

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WACO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was released from a Texas hospital Monday after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash, according to a a post on his Facebook page.

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OMAHA — As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury produce, dump milk and euthanize hogs.

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MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Public pools will look very different this summer if they open at all with the coronavirus threat still looming, as teenage lifeguards will be tasked with maintaining social distancing and spotting COVID-19 symptoms in addition to their primary responsibility of preventi…

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If there is a silver lining to the flawed U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is this: The relatively high number of new cases being diagnosed daily — upward of 20,000 — will make it easier to test new vaccines.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That’s because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But many employers with self-funded health plans seem to belie…

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Although some Americans are out and about now, ignoring warnings to avoid crowds, wear masks and practice social distancing, most of us will continue to be more cautious this solemn Memorial Day, Don Walton writes.

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Tom Brady delivered the shot of the match that made it easy to forget the rest of his swings. Tiger Woods didn’t miss a fairway and earned a small measure of revenge against Phil Mickelson.

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Conferring on Thursday and Friday for an unprecedented 24-hour working session to finish its business for the year, the Kansas Legislature enacted measures that met some goals advanced by local lawmakers, while others faltered.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay, or unable to find out how much they owe, a federal judge ruled Sunday.

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WILLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The search for a 23-year-old University of Connecticut senior suspected in two slayings and believed to be armed with several stolen guns had stretched from Connecticut to New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Sunday, state police said.

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SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — A woman in the San Francisco Bay Area has been arrested on suspicion of posting handwritten messages at several homes, targeting Asian Americans and suggesting that those not native to the United States should leave the country immediately.

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Associated Press Nebraska Daybook for Monday, May. 25.

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