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AP finds most arrested in protests aren't leftist radicals

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump portrays the hundreds of people arrested nationwide in protests against racial injustice as violent urban left-wing radicals. But an Associated Press review of thousands of pages of court documents tells a … more

Republicans see bright spot in voter registration push

The Republican Party has cut into Democrats' advantage in voter registration tallies across some critical presidential battleground states, a fact they point to as evidence of steady - and overlooked - enthusiasm for President Donald Trump and his … more

UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

LONDON - U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19, becoming the first to announce plans to use the controversial technique to study the disease and potentially speed up development of a … more

How will the 2020 election affect control of Congress?

By The Associated Press Q: HOW WILL THE ELECTION AFFECT CONTROL OF CONGRESS? a: The makeup of Congress will be determined by the general election, with both parties needing a majority to control the House or Senate. Democrats seem to have a … more

Russia, U.S. appear ready for deal to extend nuclear pact

MOSCOW - Russia said Tuesday it's ready to accept a U.S. proposal to freeze the number of nuclear warheads and extend the two nations' last arms control pact for one year, and Washington responded that it's prepared to make a quick deal. U.S. … more

Trump goes after Fauci, tries to buck up his campaign team

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - President Donald Trump came out swinging Monday against Dr. Anthony Fauci and polls that show Trump trailing Democrat Joe Biden in key battleground states, as he tried to buck up his campaign team two weeks out from Election … more

Trump says Sudan will be removed from terrorism list

CAIRO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that would open the door for the African country to get the … more

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six current and former Russian military officers sought to disrupt through computer hacking the French election, the Winter Olympics and U.S. hospitals and businesses, … more

Forecasters: Drought is more likely than blizzards this winter

Don't expect much of a winter wallop this year, except for the pain of worsening drought, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday. Two-thirds of the United States should get a warmer than normal winter, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric … more

U.S. retail sales grow for 5th month in a row

NEW YORK (AP) - Retail sales rose strongly in September, the fifth straight month of growth, as Americans spent more on clothing, cars and sporting goods. U.S. retail sales jumped 1.9% last month, the U.S. Commerce Department said Friday. That's … more

China rapidly expands use of experimental COVID-19 vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the general public and a biotech company providing another free to students going abroad. The city … more

Mid-November earliest Pfizer can seek virus vaccine OK

NEW YORK (AP) - Pfizer Inc. cannot request emergency authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine before the third week of November - and that's if everything goes well, the company's CEO announced Friday. Another leading U.S. contender, Moderna Inc., … more

France: Teacher beheaded, police shoot dead suspected killer

PARIS (AP) — A history teacher who opened a discussion with students on caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad was beheaded in a French street on Friday and police have shot dead the suspected … more

Feds unveil plan to get coronavirus shots to nursing homes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Friday unveiled a plan to get yet-to-be-approved coronavirus vaccines to nursing home residents free of charge, enlisting two national pharmacy … more

White House rejects Putin response to U.S. arms control offer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Russia on Friday rejected each other's proposals for potentially salvaging the last remaining legal constraint on their strategic nuclear forces. President … more

Awash in red ink: U.S. posts record $3.1T 2020 budget deficit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit hit an all-time high of $3.1 trillion in the 2020 budget year, more than double the previous record, as the coronavirus pandemic shrank revenues and … more

Twitter CEO says it was wrong to block links to Biden story

Twitter was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday, as the company responded to criticism over its handling of the story that had prompted cries of … more

Dr. Fauci: Rethink usual plans for Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans should rethink their usual plans for Thanksgiving gatherings, citing increased coronavirus infections and hospitalizations. Fauci told ABC's … more

Black churches mobilize voters

NEW YORK (AP) - For the Rev. Jimmy Gates Sr., the 2008 presidential election year was one to remember - and not just because it yielded a historic result as the nation elected its first Black president. The pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church in … more

Harris suspends travel after staffer tests COVID-19 positive

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, will suspend in-person events until Monday after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for coronavirus. Joe Biden's presidential campaign said … more
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