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Orphaned toddler grows up in shadow of massacre, coronavirus

Orphaned toddler grows up in shadow of massacre, coronavirus

An infant boy who survived a shooting last year that left his parents and 21 others dead now likes to thumb through picture books and dance to a Batman jingle with his grandmother, according to an uncle who helps care for the 1-year-old.

Cubs star Bryant sits out again with stomach ailment

Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant was out of the lineup for a second straight game on Sunday, a day after reporting a stomach ailment. Bryant was tested for the coronavirus on Friday and Saturday, and the Cubs said both tests were negative.

Marines halt search for 8 missing troops, all presumed dead

SAN DIEGO — Eight troops missing after their landing craft sank off the Southern California coast during a training exercise are presumed dead, the Marine Corps announced Sunday.
Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

Microsoft in advanced talks to buy TikTok's US business

NEW YORK — Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S.
'Rebuilding Paradise' looks at emotional toll of deadly fire

'Rebuilding Paradise' looks at emotional toll of deadly fire

SAN FRANCISCO — Almost two years since a wildfire swept through his mountain town and virtually wiped it out, Steve “Woody” Culleton got to put the final touches on his new home.
Zimbabwean author freed after night in jail for protest

Zimbabwean author freed after night in jail for protest

HARARE, Zimbabwe — An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting against the government.
Vietnam reports 2nd death, more cases linked to hospital

Vietnam reports 2nd death, more cases linked to hospital

HANOI, Vietnam — A second person died of coronavirus complications in Vietnam, officials said Saturday, a day after the country recorded its first death from the virus, while more than two dozen new cases were confirmed.
California officials report first virus death of a child

California officials report first virus death of a child

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California health officials reported the state’s first coronavirus death of a child on Friday as the statewide tally of fatalities surpassed 9,000, saying the victim was a teenager who had other health conditions.
Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for potential biases. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S.
6 teams idle: Manfred, union talk as MLB grapples with virus

6 teams idle: Manfred, union talk as MLB grapples with virus

MIAMI — With six teams idled Friday by the COVID-19 pandemic, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke to union leader Tony Clark about the importance of players following the sport's coronavirus protocols.