Nation
August 1
Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday, July 31, 2020, in Tampa, Florida, on charges that he hacked the Twitter accounts of celebrities with milli

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
National
August 1

States eager to expand broadband, wary of CARES Act deadline

Fearful of losing federal pandemic dollars, officials from states across the country are rushing to finish projects by the end of the year aimed at…
Variety
August 1

Virtual school: Teachers want to improve but training varies

After a rocky transition to distance learning last spring, Georgia teacher Aimee Rodriguez Webb is determined to do better this fall. She bought a dry-erase…
National
August 1

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's election agitations and distortions

Heads snapped and eyes rolled when President Donald Trump made a case for considering an election postponement in the pandemic. Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who agree on precious little, said forget about it.
National
August 1

Trump's faith outreach aims to cast Democrats as the enemy

a pitch amplified by disputes over the issue during the coronavirus pandemic.
Variety
August 1

Early in pandemic, frantic doctors traded tips across oceans

Amid the chaos of the pandemic's early days, doctors who faced the first coronavirus onslaught reached across oceans and language barriers in an unprecedented effort…
National
August 1

Search stretches on for 8 missing after Marine craft sinks

Helicopters and boats ranging from inflatables to a Navy destroyer were headed into a Saturday search for eight people missing after their Marine landing craft went down in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast.
Nation
July 31

MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Friday:7-4-7(seven, four, seven)02-08-09-23-38(two, eight, nine, twenty-three, thirty-eight)Estimated jackpot: $470,00012-35-46-48-69, Mega Ball: 23, Megaplier: 2(twelve, thirty-five, forty-six, forty-eight, sixty-nine;…
Nation
July 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:12-35-46-48-69, Mega Ball: 23, Megaplier: 2(twelve, thirty-five, forty-six, forty-eight, sixty-nine; Mega…
Celebrities
July 31
Lena Dunham in Los Angeles in 2015.

Lena Dunham says her body 'revolted' under COVID-19

Lena Dunham says her body "revolted" in a debilitating month-long struggle with COVID-19.
Nation
July 31

Boy, 9, fatally shot while playing at Chicago parking lot

A 9-year-old boy was killed Friday night when a gunman fired several shots toward the Chicago parking lot where he was playing, police said.
Nation
July 31

Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, Aug. 1, the 214th day of 2020. There are 152 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 1,…
National
July 31

The Latest: SKorea holds leader of church with virus cluster

South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations the church hampered the government's anti-corfonavirus response after thousands of worshipers were infected in February and March.
National
July 31
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington.

Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns.
Nation
July 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:13-14-27-30-31(thirteen, fourteen, twenty-seven, thirty, thirty-one)Estimated jackpot: $10,000¶ Maximum…
Nation
July 31

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:2-7-6(two, seven, six)¶ Maximum prize: $500
Nation
July 31

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:3-0-1-0(three, zero, one, zero)¶ Maximum prize: $500
National
July 31

New probe into reports Bay Area police badges mark killings

The chief of a San Francisco Bay Area police department under scrutiny for several deadly shootings said Friday he is launching an independent investigation after two people in the department said officers had their badges bent to mark on-duty killings.
Nation
July 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperCash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:01-06-07-31-33-37, Doubler: N(one, six, seven, thirty-one, thirty-three, thirty-seven; Doubler:…
Nation
July 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:02-03-04-05-06-08-09-17-20-21-22(two, three, four, five, six, eight,…