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Biden“s US revives support for WHO, reversing Trump retreat
2021-01-21 09:36:00 FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2021, file photo, President Joe Biden leaves after attending a virtual swearing in ceremony of political appointees from the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. The United States will resume funding for the World Health Organization and join its consortium aimed at sharing coronavirus vaccines fairly around the globe, Biden’s top adviser
Fauci lays out Biden“s support for WHO after Trump criticism
2021-01-21 09:36:00 Stephen Taren, who owns Wet Paint Printing + Design in Wilkes-Barre, puts his arm around a life-sized cutout of Joe Biden with Dr. Anthony Fauci, right, and former President Obama, Tuesday Jan. 19, 2021 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice via AP) GENEVA (AP) — President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser on COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, on Thursday announced renew
Biden revokes Trump report promoting “patriotic education“
2021-01-21 05:20:46 Fireworks explode over the Washington Monument with the Marine Corps War Memorial in the foreground, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Arlington, Va., as part of the festivities after President Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Shafkat Anowar) President Joe Biden revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patrio

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Cesar Chavez“s son happy dad“s bust is in Biden Oval Office
2021-01-21 23:04:40 FILE - This Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, file photo shows the newly redecorated Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Paul Chavez had no idea where a sculpture of his father, Latino American civil rights and labor leader Cesar Chavez, would end up in the White House. He agreed just this week to lend the bronze bust to President Joe Biden and hustled to get it wrapped up a
“Your Land“? Some Native Americans question inaugural song
2021-01-21 22:03:03 FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2021, file photo, Jennifer Lopez performs during President Joe Biden’s inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Some tribal members complained about the mishmash of songs sung by Lopez that included lyrics from “This Land is your Land.” (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — On the first day of Joe Biden's pre
Biden halts border wall building after Trump“s final surge
2021-01-21 21:55:01 A man looks through the first wall at Friendship Park, near where the border separating Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego meets the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Tijuana, Mexico. In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump's wall at an iconic cross-border park overlooking the Pacific Ocean that then-first lady
Bernie Sanders spawns splash of memes with inaugural attire
2021-01-21 21:00:24 Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders arrives for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wearing mittens made out of recycled materials and a warm winter jacket, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off a casual inauguration outfit — and vibe — that o
Biden inherits damaged economy, with signs of hope emerging
2021-01-21 20:56:08 FILE - A man walks out of a Marc's Store, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging pandemic. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, file) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has inherited a badly damaged economy pulverize
McConnell seeks to push impeachment trial to February
2021-01-21 19:56:36 On the first full day of the new Democratic majority in the Senate, Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the top Republican, walks to the chamber for the start of business as the minority leader, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. There is now a 50-50 split between Republicans and Democrats, but with Democratic Vice President Kamala Harris as the tie-breaker, the m
Congress poised for quick action on Biden“s Pentagon nominee
2021-01-21 19:15:59 Secretary of Defense nominee Lloyd Austin, a recently retired Army general, speaks during his conformation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled Congress easily passed legislation Thursday required to confirm retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as
US vaccine shortages force cancellations and postponements
2021-01-21 21:34:15 Mary Jenkins, left, received the COVID-19 vaccine in Paterson, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. The first people arrived around 2:30 a.m. for the chance to be vaccinated at one of the few sites that does not require an appointment. Smaller-than-expected vaccine deliveries from the federal government have caused frustration and confusion and limited states' ability to attack the
Judge gives preliminary OK to $641M Flint water deal
2021-01-21 16:57:35 FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021 file photo, vehicles drive through downtown Flint, Mich. A judge granted preliminary approval Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, to a $641 million deal that would benefit Flint residents who were harmed by lead-contaminated water. The settlement includes $600 million from the state of Michigan, although Flint, an area hospital and an engineering firm are als
Trump returns to a business empire ravaged by pandemic
2021-01-21 18:29:43 President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. Trump is en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is returning to a family business ravaged by pandemic shutdowns and restrictions, with revenue plunging more than 40%
Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched?
2021-01-21 08:01:06 AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin Health officials say both doses should be of the same vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccines rolling out in the United States, the United Kingdom and other parts of the world so far require two shots given a few weeks apart. In the U.S. where Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are being distributed, health officials say the vaccines are not interchangeable. In E
Facebook“s oversight board to rule on Trump ban
2021-01-21 18:17:39 FILE - This March 29, 2018 file photo shows the Facebook logo on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York's Times Square. Any EU country's privacy watchdog can take legal action against companies like Facebook over cross-border violations of the bloc's strict privacy rules, an adviser to the European Union's top court said Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Richard Drew,
US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000
2021-01-21 13:38:01 FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2020, file photo, a "Now Hiring" sign hangs on the front wall of a Harbor Freight Tools store in Manchester, N.H. The latest figures for jobless claims, issued Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 by the Labor Department, remain at levels never seen until the virus struck. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment
French doctor who made Down discovery closer to sainthood
2021-01-21 14:54:49 FILE - In this Aug.22, 1997 file photo, Pope John Paul II meditates by the grave of his former friend geneticist Jerome Lejeune, during a private visit to the Chalo-Saint-Mars cemetery near Paris. Pope Francis on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, approved the “heroic virtues” of Dr. Jerome Lejeune, who discovered the genetic basis of Down syndrome, lived from 1926-1994 and was particul
Time, transparency needed as Biden inherits frazzled census
2021-01-21 16:20:29 President Joe Biden signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Battered by criticism that the 2020 census was dangerously politicized by the Trump administration, the U.S. Census Bureau under a new Biden administration has the tall task of restoring confidence in the numbers that will
US official: Biden proposing 5-year extension of nuke treaty
2021-01-21 17:46:33 President Joe Biden, accompanied by first lady Jill Biden, places his hand over his heart during a performance of the national anthem, during a virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is proposing to Russia a five-year e
Dog spent days outside Turkish hospital waiting for owner
2021-01-21 15:17:32 Devoted dog Boncuk looks for his owner, Cemal Senturk, at the entrance of a medical care facility in the Black Sea city of Trabzon, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Boncuk has spent five days waiting in front of the hospital where her sick owner was receiving treatment. Senturk was discharged from the hospital later on Wednesday and returned home with Boncuk.(DHA via AP) ISTANB
French victims of child abuse speak out in new #MeToo wave
2021-01-21 17:07:18 Signs on the wall reads "Duhamel, and the others, you will never be in peace" referring to prominent French political expert, Olivier Duhamel, in Paris, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The French government pledged on Thursday to toughen laws on the rape of children, as a massive online movement has seen hundreds of victims share accounts about sexual abuses within their families unde
Time, transparency needed as Biden inherits frazzled census
2021-01-21 16:20:29 President Joe Biden signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Battered by criticism that the 2020 census was dangerously politicized by the Trump administration, the U.S. Census Bureau under a new Biden administration has the tall task of restoring confidence in the numbers that will
Analysis: Biden faces a more confident China after US chaos
2021-01-21 04:58:34 FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hands with then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden as they pose for photos at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (AP Photo/Lintao Zhang, Pool, File) BEIJING (AP) — As a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could be further emboldened by America's trou
Who“s in charge: Career staffers move to acting Cabinet head
2021-01-21 05:25:11 Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff arrive for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Win McNamee/Pool Photo via AP) Like 8,000 flying trapeze artists passing in midair, the Biden and Trump administrations swapped out senior leadership of the federal government on the fly as Joe Biden was inau
Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland
2021-01-21 06:14:29 Jacqueline Donahue of Hazleton, right, buys la Mega Millions lottery ticket at the Anthracite Newsstand on Public Square, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice via AP) LONACONING, Md. (AP) — The jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731.1 million was sold in a struggling coal mining town whose biggest previous claim to fame was being the
Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail
2021-01-21 06:00:45 This booking photo provided by the Dauphin County, Pa., Prison, shows Riley June Williams. Federal authorities on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, arrested Williams, whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month. (Dauphin County Prison via AP) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woma
Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes
2021-01-21 13:51:39 FILE - This April 26, 2017 file photo shows the Eli Lilly & Co. corporate headquarters in Indianapolis. Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, its COVID-19 antibody drug can prevent illness among residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations. It’s the first major study to show that it may prevent disease. The drugmaker said participants who
Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 dead
2021-01-21 08:22:28 Security forces work at the site of a deadly bomb attack in a market selling used clothes, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Twin suicide bombings hit Iraq's capital Thursday killing and wounding civilians, police and state TV said. BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, offi
Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists
2021-01-21 00:27:25 FILE - In this May 14, 2020, file photo, a person wears a vest supporting QAnon at a protest rally in Olympia, Wash., against Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington state stay-at-home orders made in efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. President Joe Biden's inauguration has sown a mixture of anger, confusion and disappointment among believers in the baseless QAnon conspir
French doctor who made Down discovery closer to sainthood
2021-01-21 14:54:49 FILE - In this Aug.22, 1997 file photo, Pope John Paul II meditates by the grave of his former friend geneticist Jerome Lejeune, during a private visit to the Chalo-Saint-Mars cemetery near Paris. Pope Francis on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, approved the “heroic virtues” of Dr. Jerome Lejeune, who discovered the genetic basis of Down syndrome, lived from 1926-1994 and was particul
“Just move on“: Republicans grapple with post-Trump future
2021-01-21 05:23:12 Former President Donald Trump looks out his window as his motorcade drives through West Palm Beach, Fla., on his way to his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach after arriving from Washington aboard Air Force One on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Damon Higgins/The Palm Beach Post via AP) For the first time in more than a decade, Republicans are waking up to a Washington where Democrats c
Experts: 15 more days to reach trapped China mine workers
2021-01-21 03:42:57 In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers drill a new channel at the explosion site of a gold mine in Qixia City, east China's Shandong Province, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. Chinese state media say 12 out of 22 workers trapped for a week by an explosion in the gold mine are alive, as hundreds of rescuers seek to bring them to safety. (Wang Kai/Xinhua via AP) BE
Biden revokes Trump report promoting “patriotic education“
2021-01-21 05:20:46 Workers begin to remove a display of flags on the National Mall one day after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) President Joe Biden revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians mocked and rejected as political propaganda. In an
US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000
2021-01-21 13:38:01 FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2020, file photo, a "Now Hiring" sign hangs on the front wall of a Harbor Freight Tools store in Manchester, N.H. The latest figures for jobless claims, issued Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 by the Labor Department, remain at levels never seen until the virus struck. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment
Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland
2021-01-21 06:14:29 Jacqueline Donahue of Hazleton, right, buys la Mega Millions lottery ticket at the Anthracite Newsstand on Public Square, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice via AP) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A single Powerball ticket sold in Maryland is the winner of an estimated $731.1 million jackpot, the first to get the top prize in months. Thanks to
World leaders laud US return to climate fight under Biden
2021-01-21 12:41:01 FILE - In this Saturday, June, 3, 2017 file photo, the coal-fired Plant Scherer, one of the nation's top carbon dioxide emitters, stands in the distance in Juliette, Ga.. World

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