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Joshua trees are left burned Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, after the Bobcat Fire passed through in Juniper Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Desert communities told to evacuate as winds stoke flames Strong winds stoked a wildfire in mountains northeast of Los Angeles, prompting authorities to issue evacuation orders Saturday for desert communities that lost some homes a day earlier
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Children play next to a man holding a banner showing children in a concentration camp and a paraphrase from a statement by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis that reads "Children get used to unpleasant things easily" during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, held a protest in the country's capital against measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikesHundreds of demonstrators gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square while protesters in Tel Aviv waved signs on beaches as Israel entered a new lockdown Saturday
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Member state flags fly outside the United Nations headquarters, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York.  With the COVID-19 pandemic still circling the globe, world leaders are skipping their annual gathering in New York and will make pre-recorded speeches this week on the state of a deeply divided world turned topsy-turvy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pandemic retools diplomacy as world leaders gather virtuallyWith the pandemic still in force, world leaders are skipping the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this June 25, 2020 file photo, Carter Sims, 3, of Pine Island, Minn., runs past a mural at the George Floyd memorial outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis.  A stretch of a Minneapolis street that includes the place where Floyd was killed will soon be named in his honor.  The City Council approved the naming Friday, Sept. 18, and Mayor Jacob Frey’s office said he would likely sign off on it as well.  (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP, File)
Minneapolis to name stretch of street for George FloydA stretch of a Minneapolis street that includes the place where George Floyd was killed will soon be named in his honor
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2020, file photo, a poll worker wears a protective shield and mask as a precaution against the coronavirus as she monitors a ballot drop box, identified in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole, for mail-in ballots outside of a polling station during early voting in Miami Beach, Fla. Getting enough people to staff polling places amid the pandemic is a challenge in many states. The virus’ disproportionate impact on Latinos has made the task of recruiting Spanish-speakers even more difficult. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Wanted: Bilingual poll workers who reflect U.S. diversityNonprofits, advocacy groups and some businesses are recruiting younger people to serve as poll workers for the general election amid fears that the coronavirus will keep many traditional older poll workers away
The Associated Press1 day ago

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