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Maryland governor: Probably time to change Redskins name

Maryland governor: Probably time to change Redskins name

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he believes the name of Washington’s professional football team “probably should be changed," though he supported the team's name when he ran for governor in 2014.
Singapore governing party set to extend power in elections

Singapore governing party set to extend power in elections

Singaporeans vote Friday in Southeast Asia’s first election since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the health crisis and a grim economy expected to bolster Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s party and extend its unbroken rule.
Facebook removes false accounts linked to Brazil's Bolsonaro

Facebook removes false accounts linked to Brazil's Bolsonaro

SAO PAULO — Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday that it has removed dozens of accounts, some used by employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and two of his lawmaker sons.
'A hot mess': Americans face testing delays as virus surges

'A hot mess': Americans face testing delays as virus surges

AUSTIN, Texas — With a cough and shortness of breath, it took Austin, Texas, resident Sam Lee three tries to get a COVID-19 test.
COVID hits more legislators amid rapid spread in Mississippi

COVID hits more legislators amid rapid spread in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss.
Cambodian province famous for Angkor Wat bans dog meat trade

Cambodian province famous for Angkor Wat bans dog meat trade

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The Cambodian province that is home to the famous Angkor Wat temple complex, a major destination for foreign tourists, has outlawed the trade in dog meat, which animal rights activists have said is rife in the area.
Vindman retiring from Army, lawyer blames Trump

Vindman retiring from Army, lawyer blames Trump

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col.
Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus

Houston scraps Texas GOP’s in-person convention due to virus

Houston officials on Wednesday cancelled the Texas Republican Party’s in-person convention, saying the spread of the coronavirus made it impossible to hold the event as scheduled.
Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same name

NASHVILLE — Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed as Lady A for years.
NYC mayor unveils plan to reopen schools in fall

NYC mayor unveils plan to reopen schools in fall

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a hybrid back-to-school plan Wednesday with most students inside their physical schools just two or three days a week, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it's up to him to decide whether schools can open at all.