Walmart says it's removing ammunition and guns from displays at U.S. stores, citing "civil unrest."

Walmart removes guns, ammunition on display at U.S. stores

Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at its U.S. stores, citing "civil unrest" in some areas.

After wolves rebound across US West, future up to voters

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A wolf in the road near Artist Paintpots in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.
The saucer-sized footprints in the mud around the bloody, disemboweled bison carcass were unmistakable: wolves.

Court hearing set for Kennedy cousin Skakel in 1975 killing

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Michael Skakel left the Connecticut Supreme Court after a February 2016 hearing in Hartford, Conn.
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The Latest: Biden working for votes 'til the last minute'

The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):
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Camden City School District Superintendent Katrina McCombs poses for a portrait at the school district office, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Camden, NJ

On pandemic 'learning loss,' schools look forward, not back

A complete picture has yet to emerge of how much learning was lost by students during the pandemic. That's all right with educators like Superintendent Craig Broeren, whose top concern is figuring out where each student stands now.
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Curious about going to a movie theater? 7 things to know

It's been over two months since movie theaters started reopening in the U.S., but there is still a fair amount of consumer confusion about moviegoing…
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Yellowstone wolves still fascinate 25 years later

Yellowstone wolves still fascinate 25 years later

On a recent brisk day at Yellowstone National Park, dozens of people lined up with their viewing scopes to get a glimpse at one of the main attractions of the reserve: gray wolves.
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Texas county looks to boost turnout with 24-hour voting

As rapper Bun B finished his late-night set during a drive-in concert to promote eight 24-hour polling places in and around Houston, he urged fans to go out into the night — and early morning — to vote.
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Illinois judge to rule on Rittenhouse extradition to Kenosha

The mother of a 17-year-old accused of killing two demonstrators in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is among those slated to testify Friday during a hearing in Illinois to decide if her son should be extradited across the border to stand trial on homicide charges.
Home & Garden
A woman walks out of a house where the roof was torn away during Hurricane Zeta, as people begin the process of cleaning and rebuilding in Chauvin, La

'Our heart breaks': South digs out from Zeta's wrath

Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. Boats pushed onto the highway by surging seawater. Hundreds of thousands of people left in the dark.

Scientists find Madagascar chameleon last seen 100 years ago

Talk about good camouflage!Scientists say they have found an elusive chameleon species that was last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago.Researchers from Madagascar and Germany…
TV & Media

2 more ex-eBay employees admit to roles in harassment scheme

Two more former eBay Inc. employees have admitted to their roles in a campaign to terrorize a Massachusetts couple with threatening social media messages and disturbing deliveries of things like live spiders sent to their home.

Alabama county plans fence to protect Confederate monument

An Alabama county plans to spend more than $3,000 building a fence to protect a Confederate monument and rebel banner that have been the subject of repeated demonstrations outside the courthouse since summer, the commission chairman said.

The Latest: US average daily virus cases rising to 74,000

The seven-day rolling average for daily new coronavirus cases in the U.S. rose over the past two weeks from 52,350 to more than 74,180.

'Very confident': NYC hospitals prepare for virus resurgence

Like battle-hardened veterans, New York City hospitals and nursing homes are bracing for a potential resurgence of coronavirus patients, drawing on lessons learned in the spring when the outbreak brought the nation's largest city to its knees.

Woman accused of killing autistic son faces death penalty

A grand jury has indicted a Florida woman for first-degree murder in the drowning death of her autistic 9-year-old son, and prosecutors said they will pursue the death penalty.

Pregnant Florida woman pushes labor aside to cast vote

A pregnant Florida woman didn't let labor stop her from casting her vote in the presidential election, refusing to go to the hospital until she filled out her ballot.

Scaled-back Thanksgiving plans leave turkey farmers in limbo

For the turkey industry, this Thanksgiving is a guessing game.Millions of Americans are expected to have scaled-down celebrations amid the pandemic, heeding official warnings against…

Election emerges as referendum on race relations in America

Every day feels like a raw wound for Omari Barksdale.

West Virginia voters laud Trump for trying to save coal

As a laid off coal mine electrician, Nolan Triplett doesn't think his industry will ever return to the heady days when it powered America and offered generations of Appalachians a chance at a middle class life.

After wolves rebound across US West, future up to voters

The saucer-sized footprints in the mud around the bloody, disemboweled bison carcass were unmistakable: wolves.

The Latest: India's downward trend in new cases continues

India has reported 48,648 new coronavirus cases, continuing a downward trend in infections even as the country's caseload has crossed 8 million and is only behind the U.S.
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An Election Day role for National Guard? Maybe, but limited

Federal laws and long-standing custom generally leave the U.S. military out of the election process. But President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated warnings about widespread voting irregularities have raised questions about a possible military role.