US Army chief welcomed to Thailand with coronavirus test

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BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S. Army delegation led by chief of staff Gen. James McConville on Thursday became the first official visitors to Thailand since entry rules were eased as part of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions.

US home construction rebounds 4.3% in May

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction rebounded 4.3% in May after steep declines caused by shutdowns due to the coronavirus.

Buffett makes annual donations worth $2.9B to 5 charities

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett has given away another $2.9 billion of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to five foundations as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune.

Police execute search warrant at home of gun-toting couple

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention, their attorney confirmed Saturday.

Amazon’s homeless shelter faces Seattle crisis, criticism

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SEATTLE (AP) — A homeless shelter built on Amazon’s perfectly manicured urban Seattle campus is a major civic contribution that pushes the company to face the crisis and criticism in the hometown it has rapidly transformed.

US nuclear lab investigates breach at plutonium facility

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials at one of the nation’s premier nuclear labs are investigating the potential exposure of employees to plutonium.

Apple is shutting down 11 stores it had reopened a few weeks ago in...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is shutting down 11 stores it had reopened a few weeks ago in Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Church asks Utah Mormons to wear face coverings in public

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has asked all its members in Utah to wear face coverings when in public, a request that comes as confirmed infections in the state increase.

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia state senator is launching a bid to be the state's next governor, which if successful would make her the nation's first African American woman to lead a state.

Marj Carpenter, reporter who became Presbyterian head, dies

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DALLAS (AP) — Marj Carpenter, who pushed international missionary work while briefly leading the nation’s largest Presbyterian denomination in the mid-1990s following a journalism career in West Texas that included covering millionaire swindler Billie Sol Estes, has died. She was 93.