Author: Associated Press

Walz to announce extension of Minnesota's stay-at-home order

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is preparing to announce an extension to his stay-at-home order, which is aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. The governor told reporters the extension would likely include some refinements, but didn’t give…

Sanders ends presidential campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, has ended his presidential bid. His announcement Wednesday leaves former Vice President Joe…

NFL going with virtual format for upcoming draft

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined procedures for the April…

Governor Evers orders delay of Tuesday election to June

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has issued an executive order to delay the state’s scheduled Tuesday presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. The move on Monday injects more chaos and last-minute uncertainty…

Wisconsin GOP appeals to Supreme Court on extended voting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary. They argued in a filing Saturday that the extension by a federal judge this week is inherently unfair by creating…

Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of face masks

WASHINGTON, DC (AP)- The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear face coverings in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The recommendations are still being finalized, and are expected to apply…