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Biden threatens sanctions on Myanmar after military coup
2021-02-01 17:57:40 President Joe Biden delivers remarks on health care, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday threatened new sanctions on Myanmar after its military staged a coup and arrested the civilian leaders of its government, including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Biden assail
Myanmar“s military takes power in coup, detains Suu Kyi
2021-02-01 00:45:15 FILE - In this May 6, 2016, file photo, Aung San Suu Kyi, left, Myanmar's foreign minister, walks with senior General Min Aung Hlaing, right, Myanmar military's commander-in-chief, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Myanmar military television said Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 that the military was taking control of the country for one year, while reports said many of the country’s senior politic
Oregon 1st state to decriminalize possession of drugs
2021-02-01 19:26:13 FILE - In this June 26, 2020, file photo taken from video, provided by the Yes on Measure 110 Campaign, volunteers deliver boxes containing signed petitions in favor of the measure to the Oregon Secretary of State's office in Salem, Ore. The measure said the U.S., possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, LSD and other hard drugs would be decriminalized in Oregon. Police

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Marilyn Manson denies Evan Rachel Wood“s abuse allegations
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Trump lawyer: Impeachment case “undemocratic,“ ill-advised
2021-02-02 03:18:00 FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, en route to his Mar-a-Lago Florida Resort. Former President Trump has named two lawyers to his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had parted ways with an earlier set of atto
Famed San Francisco private eye Palladino dies after attack
2021-02-01 22:31:59 This Aug. 12, 1982 photo shows Private Investigator Jack Palladino. Palladino, who worked on high-profile cases ranging from the Jonestown mass suicides to celebrity and political scandals, is on life support after suffering a head injury during an attempted robbery. Palladino's stepson says the 70-year-old P.I. is not expected to survive the injury sustained Thursday, Jan. 28
GOP“s McConnell blasts “loony lies“ by Ga. Rep. Greene
2021-02-01 23:28:24 Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., wears a "Trump Won" face mask as she arrives on the floor of the House to take her oath of office on opening day of the 117th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (Erin Scott/Pool via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell denounced newly elected Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Monday, call
US billionaire buys SpaceX flight to orbit with 3 others
2021-02-01 21:05:55 In this undated image provided St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Jared Isaacman pauses while speaking about his enthusiasm for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and his spaceflight called Inspiration4, in Memphis, Tenn. Isaacman, a billionaire who made a fortune in tech and fighter jets is buying an entire SpaceX flight and plans to take three people with him to circl
Myanmar, Russia pose early tests for Biden“s foreign policy
2021-02-01 21:55:55 White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — A military coup in Myanmar and a mass crackdown on dissidents in Russia are presenting early tests for the Biden administration as it tries to reestablish American primacy as a worldwide pro-democracy leader. Havi
Biden and GOP senators offer competing COVID-19 relief plans
2021-02-01 20:16:19 President Joe Biden waves as he arrives at the White House after visiting wounded troops and touring a COVID-19 vaccine center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and a group of 10 Senate Republicans have offered competing proposals to help the United States respond t
Oregon 1st state to decriminalize possession of drugs
2021-02-01 19:26:13 FILE - In this June 26, 2020, file photo taken from video, provided by the Yes on Measure 110 Campaign, volunteers deliver boxes containing signed petitions in favor of the measure to the Oregon Secretary of State's office in Salem, Ore. The measure said the U.S., possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, LSD and other hard drugs would be decriminalized in Oregon. Police
GameStop saga makes Wall Street an issue for Biden team
2021-02-01 20:35:21 WASHINGTON (AP) — The drama surrounding the trading in shares of GameStop, AMC Entertainment, Blackberry and other beaten-down companies has suddenly thrust Wall Street near the top of a crowded list of issues that President Joe Biden's regulatory team needs to tackle early in its term. A number of wealthy institutions on Wall Street bet the stocks of these companies would fal
Biden and GOP senators offer competing COVID-19 relief plans
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“Saved by the Bell“ star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
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Report: Many US nursing home staff decline first COVID shots
2021-02-01 19:05:08 Registered Pharmacist Ken Ramey with CVS, prepares to give a COVID-19 vaccine, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at the Isles of Vero Beach assisted and independent senior living community in Vero Beach, Fla. A federal government study last fall found that an average of one death occurred among every five assisted living facility residents with COVID-19 in states that offered data. Tha
Biden threatens sanctions on Myanmar after military coup
2021-02-01 17:57:40 President Joe Biden delivers remarks on health care, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday threatened new sanctions on Myanmar after its military staged a coup and arrested the civilian leaders of its government, including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Biden assail
Tampa Bay makes best of Super Bowl week amid sour economy
2021-02-01 15:49:15 Anaja Brackett, center, runs with a football at the NFL Experience for Super Bowl LV Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — There have been four previous Super Bowls in Tampa, some amid war and economic distress, but none have faced the challenges this year's event encounters because of the coronavirus pandemic and its fallout. Tic
“Saved by the Bell“ star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
2021-02-01 19:12:22 FILE - In this May 29, 2015, file photo, television actor Dustin Diamond, center, leaves court in Port Washington, Wis., after being convicted of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight on Christmas Day 2014. Diamond is undergoing chemotherapy treatments after being diagnosed with cancer, according to his representative. Diamond, best known for playing Screech on the hi
Report: Many US nursing home staff decline first COVID shots
2021-02-01 19:05:08 Registered Pharmacist Ken Ramey with CVS, prepares to give a COVID-19 vaccine, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at the Isles of Vero Beach assisted and independent senior living community in Vero Beach, Fla. A federal government study last fall found that an average of one death occurred among every five assisted living facility residents with COVID-19 in states that offered data. Tha
More protests called in Moscow to demand Navalny“s release
2021-02-01 10:56:20 Riot police block an area protecting against demonstrators during a protest against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. Thousands of people took to the streets Sunday across Russia to demand the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, keeping up the wave of nationwide protests that have rattled the Kremlin. Hund
Pandemic“s deadliest month in US ends with signs of progress
2021-02-01 17:52:15 FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, transporters Miguel Lopez, right, Noe Meza prepare to move a body of a COVID-19 victim to a morgue at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles. The deadliest month of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. drew to a close with certain signs of progress: COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are trendi
Fight The Man: What GameStop“s surge says about online mobs
2021-01-31 15:10:43 FILE - In this May 7, 2020 file photo, a GameStop store is seen in St. Louis. Two hedge funds are bowing out of their short positions on the money-losing video game retailer. Citron Research’s Andrew Left said in a video posted on YouTube that his company is going to become more judicious in shorting stocks. Melvin Capital is also exiting GameStop, with manager Gabe Plotkin te
As virus cuts class time, teachers have to leave out lessons
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ACLU, for first time, elects Black person as its president
2021-02-01 16:20:19 This April 14, 2015 photo provided by Philip Greenberg shows Deborah Archer in New York. Archer, a professor at New York University School of Law with expertise in civil rights and racial justice, has become the first Black person in the 101-year history of the American Civil Liberties Union to be elected its president. The ACLU announced Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, that Archer was
Pandemic“s deadliest month in US ends with signs of progress
2021-02-01 17:52:15 FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, transporters Miguel Lopez, right, Noe Meza prepare to move a body of a COVID-19 victim to a morgue at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles. The deadliest month of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. drew to a close with certain signs of progress: COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are trendi
In early going, Biden floods the zone with decrees
2021-02-01 05:06:35 FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2021, file photo President Joe Biden signs a series of executive orders on health care, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — Modern American presidents have found that a good way to get off to a fast start in office is to issue decrees like an ancient king. With a pen as their scepter, they "
CBO projects 4.6% growth in Biden“s first year, jobs lag
2021-02-01 16:00:34 FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo, an empty storefront is seen among other businesses along East Carson Street in the Southside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The Congressional Budget Office expects that the U.S. economy will grow at a 4.6% annual rate this year, with employment returning to pre-pandemic levels in 2024. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File) The Congressional Budg

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