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Viral spread: Americans paying the price for Thanksgiving
2020-12-11 17:56:08 FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2020, file photo, travelers wait to check-in for their flights ahead of Thanksgiving at LaGuardia Airport, in the Queens borough of New York. With some Americans now paying the price for what they did over Thanksgiving, health officials are warning people — begging them, even — not to make the same mistake during the Christmas and New Year's season. (AP
White House threatens FDA chief“s job over vaccine approval
2020-12-11 19:47:23 FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2020, file photo, Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, testifies during a Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Hearing on the federal government response to COVID-19 on Capitol Hill. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has pressed Hahn to grant an emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s
AP source: Cuomo among contenders for attorney general pick
2020-12-12 00:00:39 In this Nov. 25, 2020, photo provided by the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo speaks in Rochester, N.Y. Cuomo is one of several contenders under consideration by President-elect Joe Biden for the role of attorney general. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is one of several contenders under consideration by P

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U.S. marshal calls his post-shooting remarks “premature“
2020-12-11 21:21:24 In this undated image provided by the Goodson family through their attorney Sean Walton, Casey Goodson Jr. poses for a photo. Walton said Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, a preliminary autopsy report of Goodson, who was killed by an Ohio deputy on Friday, Dec. 4, showed clear signs of him being shot in the back multiple times. (Sean Walton/Courtesy of the Goodson Family via AP) COLUMB
Paper apologizes for endorsing congressman backing overturn
2020-12-11 21:29:30 FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 file photo, Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., speaks before President Donald Trump during a campaign rally at the Ocala International Airport in Ocala, Fla. A Florida newspaper apologized Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 for endorsing the re-election of a Republican congressman who now supports a lawsuit seeking to have the Supreme Court overthrow the will
As he rails on election, Trump largely mum on toll of virus
2020-12-11 22:38:08 President Donald Trump speaks during an "Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit" on the White House complex, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been highlighting lots of really big numbers this week: New highs for the stock market. The 100-plus House members backing a lawsuit challenging his election loss. The
ICC prosecutor ready to open investigation into Ukraine
2020-12-11 20:51:50 FILE - In this Tuesday Aug. 28, 2018 file photo, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands. The International Criminal Court's prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said Friday Dec. 11, 2020, that a preliminary probe found that “that there is a reasonable basis at this time to believe” that crimes against humanity and war crimes have bee
EXPLAINER: Baseless claims fill Trump-backed election case
2020-12-11 20:01:46 FILE - President Donald Trump, left, remains on stage as then-Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, walks away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. President Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin returns to the courtroom on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 with hearings in federal and state
VIRUS TODAY: Health experts warn against holiday gatherings
2020-12-11 19:07:04 FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2020, file photo, a person wearing a face mask to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walks past holiday decorations at City Hall in Philadelphia. With some Americans now paying the price for what they did over Thanksgiving, health officials are warning people — begging them, even — not to make the same mistake during the Christmas and New Year
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn“t happen this week
2020-12-11 19:04:16 FILE - In this Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020 file photo, 90-year-old Margaret Keenan, the first patient in the U.K. to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, receives an injection by nurse May Parsons at University Hospital, Coventry, England. On Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly asserting the first two recipients of t
Demoralized health workers struggle as virus numbers surge
2020-12-11 19:31:48 FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2020, file photo, a health care worker wears personal protective equipment as she speaks to a patient at a mobile testing location for COVID-19 in Auburn, Maine. Doctors and nurses around the U.S. are becoming exhausted and demoralized as they struggle to cope with a record-breaking surge of COVID-19 patients that is swamping hospitals and prompting gove
Senate sends Trump defense bill he has vowed to veto
2020-12-11 05:15:26 FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Friday approved a wide-ranging defense policy bill, sending it to President Donald Trump, despite his threat to veto the bill because it does not clamp down on big tech companies he claims were biased during the election. The final vote was
The Latest: Study: 2-drug treatment helpful for coronavirus
2020-12-11 05:57:19 FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo, a vending machine displays personal protection equipment for sale to air travelers at Love Field Airport in Dallas. The coronavirus already raged across the nation before Thanksgiving, threatening to swamp hospitals. It has picked up steam since, setting new records for daily cases. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) BOSTON — Doctors are report
Tokyo Games sponsors pay $3.3 billion, but more still needed
2020-12-11 06:02:32 FILE - In this April 28, 2013, file photo, a Boeing 787 plane of the All Nippon Airways, ANA, prepares to land after a test flight at Haneda Airport in Tokyo. Domestic sponsors have already contributed a record of $3.3 billion to help pay for the Tokyo Olympics. That's at least twice as much as any previous Games. Now they're being asked to pay millions more to cover some of t
Utah senator blocks national museums for Latinos, women
2020-12-11 18:00:16 FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lee objected Thursday, Dec. 10, to the creation of the two proposed Smithsonian museums to honor American Latinos and women, stalling two projects that have been in the making for decades and enjoy broad bipartisan support. (AP Phot
Five years on, signs that Paris climate accord is working
2020-12-11 17:05:48 FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 file photo, the sun rises amid smog during the dry season in Mexico City. Five years after a historic climate deal in Paris, world leaders are again meeting to increase their efforts to fight global warming. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) The forecast for global warming is looking a little less bleak in the long term, but not so rosy in the shor
Biden unveils top picks with deep Obama administration ties
2020-12-11 17:50:41 FILE - In this April 29, 2016, file photo, then-national security adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden is naming Susan Rice as director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. The role will give her broad sway over his administration’s approach to immigration, health care and racial inequality and elevates
Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year
2020-12-11 16:53:53 This combination photo shows John Krasinski, from left, Dolly Parton and Christian Siriano. They are among those in the entertainment industry who took the initiative to make the best out of a challenging year. (AP Photo) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom(scrolling)
Another delay granted for Harvey Weinstein extradition
2020-12-11 12:06:06 FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at court for the start of jury selection in his sexual assault trial in New York. The convicted former movie producer is expected to appear briefly via video from a New York prison Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, as part of legal efforts to send him to California to face sexual assault charges. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
Pollstar: Live events industry lost $30B due to pandemic
2020-12-11 13:27:10 FILE - British singer Elton John performs during his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour at the 53rd Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF), in Montreux, Switzerland on, June 29, 2019. Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, concert trade publication Pollstar puts the total lost revenue for the live events industry in 2020 at more than $30 billion. With just a few months on the road, Elto
EXPLAINER: What’s in store when the Electoral College meets
2020-12-11 14:36:29 Dusk settles over the White House, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast their ballots for president more than a month ago, but the votes that officially matter will be cast Monday. That's when the Electoral College meets. The Constitution gives the electors the power to choose the president, and when all the votes are c
New York City bars, restaurants pursue adaptation to survive
2020-12-11 14:23:36 Bartender Alex Wright takes a phone order for liquor on his cell phone while tending the bar behind a protective plastic barrier separating him from patrons at Barb├Ęs, a popular music venue and bar converted to a bottle shop and mostly-outdoor service bar, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Olivier Conan didn't see how it was going to
AP ROAD TRIP: An immigrant“s struggles to survive in Vegas
2020-12-11 14:51:49 Casinos and other businesses are seen reflected in the glass walls of an overpass along the Las Vegas Strip. The coronavirus hit the Las Vegas economy particularly hard. Visitors to the area plummeted by more than 90 percent in a little over a month. The state's unemployment rocketed to 28 percent, the worst in the nation and a level not seen even during the Great Depression.
Biden, Harris named Time magazine“s “Person of the Year“
2020-12-11 04:36:11 Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — Time magazine has named President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris its “Person of the Year.” Time's editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal says Biden a
Brexit sends ripples of uncertainty down France“s coast
2020-12-11 13:16:05 Fisherman Abdou Diame, of the Jeremy-Florent II fishing boat, unloads his catch at the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer, northern France, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Long lines of trucks carrying stockpiles for British companies jam the highways leading to France's northern port of Calais, while in the coastal town of Boulogne-sur
Trump administration plans 2nd execution as many days
2020-12-11 14:07:56 FILE - This Aug. 28, 2020, file photo shows the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. The Trump administration plans to continue its unprecedented series of post-election federal executions Friday, Dec. 11, by putting to death Alfred Bourgeois, a Louisiana truck driver who severely abused his 2-year-old daughter for weeks in 2002, then killed her by slamming her head aga
Retailers urge shoppers to buy early amid shipping crunch
2020-12-10 23:16:51 A driver with FedEx carries a package away from a van, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Seattle. Store are warning online shoppers that if holiday purchases aren't made soon, they may not be delivered in time for Christmas. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) NEW YORK (AP) — A number of retailers, including J.C. Penney, Lowe’s and Kohl’s, are telling shoppers they need to place their online ord
Charges in Beirut port blast stir controversy in Lebanon
2020-12-11 09:29:02 FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020 file photo, outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab, speaks during a press conference after his government was announced, at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon. On Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, the Lebanese prosecutor probing this summer's port explosion in Beirut filed charges against Diab, and three former ministers, Leban
Cash-strapped Indonesians turn to online Sunday market
2020-12-11 06:18:13 A traditional Sunday market featuring Jakarta's traditional arts and crafts moved online to help people who lost income and jobs during pandemic. (Dec. 11) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rani Nurwitawati never thought she would lose her job at an Indonesian market research company where she worked for 17 years. The reality hit months after the COVID-19 pandemic. “The impact is quit
New report says part of South Sudan is in “likely famine“
2020-12-11 08:26:50 Malnourished five-month old Tiere Pascol, whose mother can't afford food and has trouble breastfeeding, lies in his mother's arms at a feeding center in Al Sabah Children's Hospital in the capital Juba, South Sudan Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. One county in South Sudan is likely in famine and tens of thousands of people in five other counties are on the brink of starvation, accordi
Election 2020 Today: Biden“s Obama redux; GOP bands together
2020-12-11 11:41:50 FILE - In this April 29, 2016, file photo, then-national security adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden is naming Susan Rice as director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. The role will give her broad sway over his administration’s approach to immigration, health care and racial inequality and elevates
In Arizona, Trump“s false claims have torn open a GOP rift
2020-12-11 05:08:20 FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, pauses with Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey during a campaign rally in Tucson, Ariz. Ducey spent much of Trump's presidency trying not to provoke confrontation with the president or his fervent defenders. When state law required Ducey to certify Arizona's presidential election results and sign off on Trump's defeat
Argentina“s lower house approves draft legalizing abortion
2020-12-11 10:40:17 Abortion-rights activists rally outside Congress as lawmakers debate a bill on its legalization, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. The lower 

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