State Wires

Child tax credit starts hitting US families’ bank accounts

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WASHINGTON — The child tax credit had always been an empty gesture to millions of parents like Tamika Daniel. ...

$3 million in grants going to Black history sites, groups

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A fund formed in response to the deadly racial violence four years ago in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Thursday it will award...

California blaze erupts near site of deadliest US wildfire

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PULGA, Calif. — A blaze that erupted near the flashpoint of the deadliest wildfire in recent U.S. history was heading away from homes on...

Police defend withholding details in South Carolina killings

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WALTERBORO, S.C. — State police told a judge that they don't want to release more information about the slayings of two members of a...

NYC Chinatown museum reopens with anti-Asian racism exhibit

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NEW YORK — A New York City museum dedicated to telling Chinese American history marked its reopening to the public on Wednesday, with an...

Trump slams Georgia lawmaker for not fighting voting results

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ATLANTA — Former President Donald Trump is declaring his opposition to a high-ranking Georgia Republican's bid for lieutenant governor, another sign of how state-level...

All-Star TV rating hits record low, viewers up slightly

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NEW YORK — The television rating for baseball’s All-Star Game sank to a record low but viewers increased by 1%. ...

2 men held on Florida’s new anti-riot law in Cuba protest

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Two Florida men who were arrested during a protest in support of antigovernment demonstrations in Cuba are being held on...

Company says expansion will shore up US medical supply chain

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WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina-based pharmaceutical manufacturer is launching a $100 million expansion, something officials say is part of a broader effort...

UnitedHealth raises outlook after strong second quarter

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MINNETONKA, Minn. — UnitedHealth Group boosted its full-year outlook for a second time this year after a surprisingly strong second quarter despite sustained, elevated...