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FILE - In this April 30, 2021 file photo, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during the Richland County GOP convention in Columbia, S.C. Continuing efforts to boost South Carolina's economy following pandemic-related hardships, McMaster on Tuesday, June 8 announced a cash infusion for the state's technical colleges, aimed at training out-of-work residents for new skills as they reenter the workforce. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)

South Carolina governor to sign COVID liability bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov.

Maine to review safety policies after 4 recent child deaths

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's human services department said Thursday it's evaluating child safety policies in the state in the wake of four deaths of young children.

Former senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, center, leaves Capitol Medical Center  where former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III was transported in Quezon city, Philippines Thursday, June 24, 2021.  (AP Photo/Joeal Calupitan)

Philippine democracy scion, ex-leader Benigno Aquino dies

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, the son of pro-democracy icons who helped topple dictator Ferdinand Marcos and a defender of good gov

President Joe Biden walks out of the State Dining room after an event with Attorney General Merrick Garland at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, to discuss gun crime prevention strategy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Biden administration extends eviction moratorium for a month

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments during