Nation
May 22

Winning numbers drawn in 'Northstar Cash' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:02-11-13-21-31(two, eleven, thirteen, twenty-one, thirty-one)Estimated jackpot: $45,000
National
May 22
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, shown in 2017.

US warns Los Angeles stay-at-home extension could be illegal

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday warned the mayor of Los Angeles and the county's top health officer that an extension of the coronavirus stay-at-home order may be unlawful.
National
May 22

New York eases ban on gatherings

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dropped the state's absolute ban on gatherings of any size Friday, issuing an executive order saying up to 10 people are now allowed to be together as long as they abide by other social distancing guidelines adopted during the coronavirus pandemic.
National
May 22

Allies: Ex-Detroit mayor to be released from prison early

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is being quarantined at a federal prison while awaiting a likely release in June, which would be years before he was scheduled to finish his 28-year sentence for corruption, a pastor said Friday.
National
May 22
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks the press at the State Department in Washington, DC, on May 20, 2020..

Pompeo: China measure a 'death knell' for Hong Kong autonomy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned China's effort to take over national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling it "a death knell for the high degree of autonomy" that Beijing had promised the territory.
Nation
May 22

11-year-old girl says racism behind white woman's assault

An 11-year-old African American girl from South Carolina said she didn't think a white woman who accused her of stealing mail was being racist until…
Nation
May 22

Winning numbers drawn in 'Gopher 5' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Gopher 5" game were:16-25-34-38-44(sixteen, twenty-five, thirty-four, thirty-eight, forty-four)Estimated jackpot: $100,000
National
May 22

Mitsubishi Aircraft closing overseas locations, cutting jobs

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is cutting hundreds of jobs in Washington state and shuttering its U.S. operations for the troubled SpaceJet project, the company said Friday.
Nation
May 22
A Suffolk County Police Department officer and dog searched the Gilgo Beach area on New York's Long Island for human remains in March 2011.

Police: Remains IDed in Long Island serial killer case

Authorities investigating the long-running mystery of skeletal remains strewn along a suburban New York beach highway said Friday they have identified the remains of one of the women using DNA technology.
Nation
May 22

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Daily 3" game were:8-0-1(eight, zero, one)
Nation
May 22

ER doctor charged with child porn, hiding camera in bathroom

A former emergency room doctor at Vermont's largest hospital who was charged last month with setting up a video camera in a staff bathroom is now facing federal child pornography charges.
Nation
May 22

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Pick 4' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Daily Pick 4" game were:4-2-4-7(four, two, four, seven)¶ Maximum prize: $500
Variety
May 22

Loosened restrictions, holiday weekend to test California

George Cruz relaxed at an outdoor beach restaurant as a waitress wearing a face covering rushed by, carrying a tray with a Pina Colada in a pineapple-shaped cup. An employee in a face covering stood nearby with cleaning supplies in his gloved hand, ready to sanitize any empty tables.
Nation
May 22

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Pick 3' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Daily Pick 3" game were:0-6-0(zero, six, zero)¶ Maximum prize: $500
National
May 22

Disinfected dice: Las Vegas casinos getting ready to roll

Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere.
Variety
May 22

Merriam-Webster revises 'Chinese restaurant syndrome' entry

Merriam-Webster has updated its entry on "Chinese restaurant syndrome," a term many Asian Americans saw as antiquated and even racist.The phrase was previously defined as…
National
May 22
The Antelope Mine north of Douglas, Wyo.

Judge nixes bid to stop coal sales that Trump revived

A judge threw out a lawsuit on Friday from a coalition of states, environmental groups and American Indians which sought to revive an Obama-era moratorium against U.S. government coal sales on public lands in the West.
Coronavirus
May 22
Hydroxychloroquine tablets.

Big study casts more doubt on malaria drugs for coronavirus

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and…
Variety
May 22

Wisconsin inmates fear overcrowded prisons during pandemic

Mia White, an inmate at the Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional Center, has numerous health problems including an enlarged heart, which makes it hard to breathe.
National
May 22

California rushes to aid virus-stricken border region

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that the state is building a "field medical station" with up to 125 beds to aid a farming region along the Mexican border that has witnessed a surge in coronavirus cases.