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Census Person 1 In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, Diana Betz, an assistant professor of psychology at Loyola University Maryland, poses at her home in Crofton, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez

Who is No. 1? Whoever gets to fill out 2020 Census form

It's a question spouses, domestic partners and roommates are going to be forced to confront in the next few weeks as they fill out their...

February 23, 2020 11:30 am

Mardi Gras Parade-Fatality Associated Press
A New Orleans police officer works the scene Saturday where a man was reportedly hit and killed by a float in the Krewe of Endymion parade, part of the run-up to Mardi Gras. (Max BechererMBO)

Float kills person at New Orleans parade

NEW ORLEANS – A person was struck by a float and fatally injured Saturday evening during one of the iconic parades of the Mardi...

February 23, 2020 1:00 am

Charter bus crash in California kills 3

PALA MESA, Calif. – A charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment Saturday,...

February 23, 2020 1:00 am

Afghanistan Sigar Associated Press
Afghan security personnel gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul in November – the kind of attack that could cause a truce to fall apart. (Rahmat GulSTF)

Truce in Afghanistan could fall apart with rogue attack

WASHINGTON – Hopes for ending America's longest war hinge on maintaining a weeklong fragile truce in Afghanistan that U.S.

February 23, 2020 1:00 am