The Coconuts Caribbean Beach Bar & Grill was one of several establishments along Lake of the Ozarks that was packed during the Memorial Day weekend.

Partiers in Lake of the Ozarks are urged to self-quarantine

The St. Louis County Department of Health in Missouri issued a travel advisory for people who had been to the popular destination spot.

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

May 26
Central Park in New York.
The verbal dispute between a white woman with an unleashed dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic.

Michigan governor: Husband's call about boat was just humor

May 26
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during a May 21 news conference in Lansing.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer acknowledged Tuesday that her husband dropped her name in an effort to get his boat in the water for Memorial Day weekend but said it simply was a "failed attempt at humor" during a phone call with a recreation business.
National
May 26

Nevada to reopen casinos June 4, welcoming tourists again

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming tourists to return to the glitzy gambling mecca of Las Vegas.
Variety
May 26

California sues over sex misconduct on 'Criminal Minds' set

The state of California filed a lawsuit Tuesday against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series "Criminal Minds," alleging that the show's cinematographer engaged in rampant sexual misconduct against crew members for years.
National
May 26
FILE - This June 27, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump's Twitter feed is photographed on an Apple iPad in New York.

In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump's tweets with a fact-check warning. On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning phrase to…
National
May 26

Spread of coronavirus fuels corruption in Latin America

Even in a pandemic, there's no slowdown for swindlers in Latin America.
Nation
May 26

Global pandemic: Through the eyes of the world's children

These are children of the global pandemic.
National
May 26

Detroit ex-mayor Kilpatrick won't be leaving prison early

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption, has been turned down for home confinement during the coronavirus pandemic and won't be leaving prison early, the government said Tuesday.
Movies
May 26

#MeToo, phase 2: Doc explores heavy burden on women of color

There's an elegant, almost poetic silence to one of the most compelling scenes of "On the Record," a powerful new documentary about sexual violence that…
National
May 26

Swift firings for Minneapolis officers in death of black man

To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a shirtless black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, was horrifying.
National
May 26

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander's video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man's neck, even after he pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving.
National
May 26

Abortion rights groups drop suit over abortion ordinances

Two reproductive rights groups have dropped their lawsuit against seven small East Texas towns that had declared abortion-rights organizations "criminal organizations" in anti-abortion ordinances that prohibit them from operating within city limits.
National
May 26

The Latest: South Korea reports spike in coronavirus cases

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with…
Nation
May 26

MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Tuesday:0-8-0(zero, eight, zero)34-52-58-59-62, Mega Ball: 4, Megaplier: 3(thirty-four, fifty-two, fifty-eight, fifty-nine, sixty-two; Mega Ball: four; Megaplier: three)06-11-15-25-30(six, eleven,…
Nation
May 26

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:34-52-58-59-62, Mega Ball: 4, Megaplier: 3(thirty-four, fifty-two, fifty-eight, fifty-nine, sixty-two; Mega…
Nation
May 26

Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperCash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:03-15-21-28-30-34, Doubler: N(three, fifteen, twenty-one, twenty-eight, thirty, thirty-four; Doubler:…
Nation
May 26

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "All or Nothing" game were:01-03-04-06-08-15-16-17-19-21-22(one, three, four, six, eight, fifteen, sixteen,…
Nation
May 26

Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:10-17-21-27-30(ten, seventeen, twenty-one, twenty-seven, thirty)Estimated jackpot: $10,000ΒΆ Maximum…
Nation
May 26

Winning numbers drawn in 'Northstar Cash' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:06-11-15-25-30(six, eleven, fifteen, twenty-five, thirty)Estimated jackpot: $88,000
National
May 26

In an early US coronavirus hot spot, business slowly reopens

The suburbs north of New York City eased outbreak restrictions, and the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange opened for the first time in two months, as the state focused more intently Tuesday on restarting its economy.
National
May 26

Biden campaign names national director for voter protection

Joe Biden has hired a national director for voter protection, a role his campaign says will focus broadly on voter rights, including the disenfranchisement of people of color amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
National
May 26

Beshear condemns rally where he was hung in effigy

Vowing not to back down after armed protesters gathered near his home and hung him in effigy, the governor of Kentucky on Tuesday condemned their use of "fear and terror" in a demonstration fueled by coronavirus restrictions.