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Joann Marcus of Fort Lauderdale, left, cheers as she listens to the Broward School Board's emergency meeting, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A small but vocal group spoke vehemently against masks, saying their personal rights were being eroded and their children were suffering socially.

Mask guidance divides parents heading into new school year


Ammunition shelves bare as U.S. gun sales continue to soar
In this July 16, 2019, file photo, officers taking part in training load gun clips with ammunition at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien, Wash. The COVID-19 pandemic coupled with record sales of firearms have created a shortage of ammunition in the United States that has impacting competition and recreational shooters, hunters, people seeking personal protection and law enforcement agencies.

Justice says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress
In this Tuesday, July 7, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a

Alaska native artist creates stamp for Postal Service
In this image provided by the United States Postal Service is the new Raven Story postage stamp created by Rico Worl.

Census: 1 in 5 dorms, prisons had no data at end of US count
 College students begin moving in for the fall semester at N.C. State University in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, July 31, 2020. By the end of the U.S. head count last year, the Census Bureau lacked data for almost a fifth of the nation's occupied college dorms, nursing homes and prisons, requiring the statistical agency to make eleventh-hour calls to facilities in an effort to collect resident information or use a last-resort statistical technique to fill in the gaps.

US sues Texas to block state troopers from stopping migrants
In this Wednesday, June 16, 2021 file photo, A Texas Department of Public Safety officer in Del Rio, Texas directs a group of migrants who crossed the border and turned themselves in. he Biden administration sued Texas on Friday, July 30, 2021 to prevent state troopers from stopping vehicles carrying migrants on grounds that they may spread COVID-19, warning that the practice would exacerbate problems amid high levels of crossings on the state's border with Mexico.

In this photo provided by the Colorado Department of Transportation, equipment works to clear mud and debris from a mudslide on Interstate-70 through Glenwood Canyon, Colo., on Friday, July 30, 2021. Authorities say more than 100 people had to spend the night on the highway, including nearly 30 who took refuge inside a highway tunnel along I-70 in Glenwood Canyon after rain over an area burned by a wildfire triggered the mudslides in Western Colorado. The people were caught with their vehicles Thursday night, July 29, 2021 and it took crews nine hours to carve out a path through the mud to reach them about 6:30 a.m. Friday, Garfield County Sheriff's Office spokesman Walt Stowe said.

Mudslides force more than 100 to spend night on highway


Study: Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others
Walmart mandates masks for all workers in some areas
CDC team: 'War has changed' as delta variant emerges
EXPLAINER: How 'the twisties' stopped Simone Biles cold
Smoke rises from the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego Sunday, July 12, 2020, in San Diego after an explosion and fire Sunday on board the ship at Naval Base San Diego.

Navy charges sailor with setting fire that destroyed warship


Alaska quake produces prolonged shaking, small tsunami
Ex-Cardinal McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teen
Biden pushes federal workers — hard — to get vaccinated
Biden to allow eviction moratorium to expire Saturday

US jobless claims down 24,000 to 400,000 as economy recovers

Report: Hate crime laws lack uniformity across the US

FDA allows automatic 'generic' swap for brand-name insulin

Bear cub burned in wildfire heals at California wildlife center


Governments, businesses race to reimpose mask mandates


Texas chemical plant leak leaves 2 dead, 30 hospitalized


Return of Loring Park Art Festival brings hope, inspiration to Minnesota artists
Walmart mandates masks for all workers in some areas
MacKenzie Scott, Melinda French Gates join to fund gender equality

Person found dead in Plato, investigation underway


Canadian man charged with sexually abusing minors

Teen pleads guilty in fatal Minneapolis gas station shooting

2 sentenced for Twin Cities mail theft scheme

I-35W lane restrictions, ramp closures planned this weekend