Holidays

Medical assistant Linh Nguyen assists two women with COVID-19 testing at a testing site set up at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, Calif., Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 16, 2020 - 3:32 pm
From California to Pennsylvania, governors and mayors across the U.S. are ratcheting up COVID-19 restrictions amid the record-shattering resurgence of the virus that is all but certain to get worse because of holiday travel and family gatherings over Thanksgiving. Leaders are closing businesses or...
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People wearing masks walk past the Harlequin Productions theater, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, as the marquee reads "Stay Safe Olympia, We'll Be Back," in downtown Olympia, Wash. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced new restrictions on businesses and social gatherings Sunday for the next four weeks as the state continues to combat a rising number of coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 15, 2020 - 8:23 pm
Michigan and Washington on Sunday joined several other states in announcing renewed efforts to combat the coronavirus as more than 11 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported in the United States — with the most recent million coming in less than a week — and as many Americans prepare to...
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The 2020 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a 75-foot tall Norway Spruce that was acquired in Oneonta, N.Y., is suspended by a crane as its is prepared for setting on a platform at Rockefeller Center Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 14, 2020 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A 75-foot (23-meter) Norway spruce arrived Saturday at New York City's Rockefeller Center to serve as one of the world's most famous Christmas trees. The tree was trucked in early Saturday morning and later lifted into its spot by a crane. The tree will be decorated over the coming...
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People play with fireworks during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Prayagraj, India, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Hindus across the country are celebrating Diwali where people decorate their homes with lights and burst fireworks. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
November 14, 2020 - 7:39 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — More than a billion Indians celebrated Diwali on Saturday amid twin concerns of a resurgence in coronavirus infections and rising air pollution that is enveloping the country’s north in a cloud of thick toxic smog. Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is typically celebrated by...
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Protesters burn down bengal fire as they attend in the annual Independence Day march organized by far-right groups for participants to be inside cars or motorbikes because of the coronavirus social distancing, ready for the start of the event in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. The march that marks Poland's sovereignty regained after World War I has often led to clashes with opponents. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 13, 2020 - 4:48 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s ruling right-wing party has blamed violence, injuries and damage during recent national holiday event that it backs on hooligans and provocateurs. Dozens of riot police and a photographer were injured Wednesday in clashes with participants in the annual Independence...
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People throng a market to shop ahead of the Diwalli festival in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Authorities in New Delhi have banned firecrackers and are appealing to people to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights at home. Coronavirus infections have been rising in the capital and authorities are worried large festival crowds will worsen the virus situation.(AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
November 13, 2020 - 2:35 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The crowds filling shopping areas ahead of the Diwali festival of lights on Saturday are raising hopes of India's distressed business community after months of lockdown losses but also spawning fears of a massive coronavirus upsurge. People who've restricted their purchases to...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2020 file photo, Southwest Airlines employee Oscar Gonzalez, right, assists a passenger at the ticket counter at Love Field in Dallas. Southwest Airlines cautioned Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 that the tenuous recovery in air travel could be fading as coronavirus cases spike across the United States. The nation’s fourth-biggest airline said after a modest rise in leisure-travel bookings from August through October, it now sees a slowdown in improving revenue trends for November and December. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
November 12, 2020 - 12:15 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines cautioned Thursday that the tenuous recovery in air travel could be fading as coronavirus cases spike across the United States. The nation’s fourth-biggest airline said after a modest rise in leisure-travel bookings from August through October, it now sees a...
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Olga Garcia, left, and her sisters Francis Garcia, center, and Anna Garcia work to prepare an afternoon family meal Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in the family home in Sedro-Woolley, Wash. On any other Thanksgiving, dozens of Olga's family members would squeeze into her home for the holiday. But this year, she'll deliver food to family spread along 30 miles of the North Cascades Highway in Washington state. If the plan works, everyone will sit down to eat in their own homes at precisely 6:30 p.m. and join a group phone call. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
November 10, 2020 - 6:47 am
A safe Thanksgiving during a pandemic is possible, but health experts know their advice is as tough to swallow as dry turkey: Stay home. Don’t travel. If you must gather, do it outdoors. With a fall surge of coronavirus infections gripping the U.S., many Americans are forgoing tradition and getting...
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Mitch Kelly
November 10, 2020 - 6:03 am
In conjunction with one of the most dangerous times of the year for drivers, southern Nevada law enforcement entities are teaming up for a "Click it or Ticket" enforcement event.
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Human resources specialist Frank DeSantis interviews an applicant during the holiday jobs fair at Stew Leonard's in Yonkers Nov. 6, 1018
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Mitch Kelly
November 03, 2020 - 5:30 am
Retailers in Nevada and throughout the United States are ramping up hiring campaigns for the all-important holiday shopping season.
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