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Strong Quake Shakes Argentina, Chile; No Reports of Injuries

59 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Santiago, Chile - A powerful earthquake struck in northwestern Argentina near the border with central Chile just before midnight Monday, shaking people in parts of both...
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Biden Arrival in Washington Framed by Division, Heavy Security

59 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

President-elect Joe Biden is set to arrive in Washington on Tuesday, the eve of his inauguration, with the usual backdrop of celebrations and political comity replaced by a...
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For Many Areas, Count Of Homeless Population Is Canceled, Or Delayed

For Many Areas, Count Of Homeless Population Is Canceled, Or Delayed

2 hours ago   |   NPR

The annual street survey of homeless people is being delayed or put off completely in some parts of the U.S. during the pandemic, even as the country's unsheltered population...
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‘Chilling' crackdown on dissent in Vietnam ahead of key congress

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Reuters tally finds 280 people arrested for 'anti-state' activities in the five years since the last party congress.
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Yellen urges Congress to do more to fight pandemic recession

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen is calling on Congress to do more to fight a deep pandemic-induced recession, saying the threats of a longer and even worse...
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Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an...
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Roberts to swear in yet another president who opposed him

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Someday, perhaps, John Roberts will swear in a new president who doesn't wish someone else was chief justice of the United States. Wednesday won't be that...
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Why Are Debit Cards Being Issued For The 2nd Stimulus Payment?

Why Are Debit Cards Being Issued For The 2nd Stimulus Payment?

3 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The second round of federal stimulus payments have been slow in reaching some bank accounts, and they're causing some confusion. Some aren't getting a direct...
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Sarah Fuller invited to Biden inauguration

3 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sarah Fuller , the first woman to score in a Power Five conference football game, says she's been invited to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration...
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Threats of gun violence, protests prompt increased security at CA Capitol

3 hours ago   |   ABC

"Sometimes people say, well, it's just trolls, people are just saying things. But unfortunately, it becomes real life." A California state senator received threats of gun...
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California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. Read more ...

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

His term was supposed to finish at the end of 2021. Read more ...

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

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Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

What would you do with the winnings? Read more ...

Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN's story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage... Read more ...

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

The nation observed a largely virtual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

Trump called the opportunity to serve as first lady the "greatest honor of my life." Read more ...

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She's officially dead. The 58-year-old has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. Read more ...

Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

Federal authorities arrested a woman whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the US Capitol earlier... Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...