HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Republican Party is changing course and accepting a virtual convention. The decision Monday night came after courts refused to force Houston to allow in-person events the city canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, a Democrat, said last week that he had directed city lawyers to terminate the contract because he believed the event could not be held safely. The convention typically draws thousands of attendees and was scheduled to begin this week.
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he needs more guidance before he’ll decide whether the state will help pay for extending unemployment benefits under an executive order President […]
By DAVE SKRETTA, Associated Press This is typically the time of year U.S. college coaches are trying to land recruits. Instead, most of the country is on lock-down amid the coronavirus pandemic. Coaches such as […]
By RONALD BLUM NEW YORK (AP) — People familiar with the discussion tell The Associated Press that putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area this season and playing in empty ballparks was among the […]