The world has more riding on Joe Biden than any US president in decades
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On Wednesday, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the President of a nation at a pivotal moment, and the world will be watching because all democracies are in this moment together
A seesaw for kids on the US-Mexico border wins Beazley Design of the Year
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"Teeter-Totter Wall" -- a project that subverted the politically divisive US-Mexico border by turning it into a pop up play area -- has won the 2020 Beazley Design of the Year.
London's ICU nurses detail 'diluted' care, depression and disaster during the UK's deadly second wave
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Last summer, when England's first peak of the coronavirus pandemic had subsided, Fazilah, an ICU nurse at a central London hospital, sat down to write her resignation letter.
A four-year timeline of Donald Trump and the Supreme Court
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Here's a timeline of key events involving Trump and the Supreme Court over the past four years:
Trump transformed the Supreme Court that mostly helped advance his agenda
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President Donald Trump will exit the White House on Wednesday but leave behind three of the nine Supreme Court justices and a majority that was willing to partner with him for […]
US ambassador blocked from visiting Bobi Wine as official warns 'don't cry for Ugandans'
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The United States ambassador to Uganda was blocked by Ugandan security forces from visiting presidential candidate Bobi Wine on Monday.
Pentagon chief says 'no intelligence indicating an insider threat' to inauguration as FBI vets National Guard
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Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller said Monday that there is "no intelligence indicating an insider threat" to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, though […]
How to watch Biden's Cabinet confirmation hearings Tuesday
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Five of President-elect Joe Biden's national security Cabinet nominees will face Senate panels on Tuesday in the first step of the confirmation process.
Scottish fishermen say 'Brexit carnage' threatens to kill their business
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Scottish fishermen parked their trucks near UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office at 10 Downing Street on Monday to protest post-Brexit red tape they say has made it almost […]
Trump's legacy will take years to purge from the American psyche
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After four exhausting years of raging tweets, lies, "fire and fury" rants and orders for far-right extremists to "stand back and stand by," it's almost over.
Colombia's 'cocaine hippos' must be culled, scientists say -- but not everyone agrees
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Hippopotamuses brought to Colombia by drug baron Pablo Escobar have bred so successfully that there is serious concern over their environmental impact and human safety, according […]
Melania Trump's disappointing break with tradition
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Kate Andersen Brower writes that Melania Trump will become the first modern first lady not to invite the woman who will replace her for a walk-through of the private living […]
Here is how you can safely participate in the inauguration
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The inauguration celebrations may not be in person this year, but there are plenty of virtual events to enjoy.
Guiding gender-atypical kids through puberty
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Puberty changes the rules of gender, and the force of gender stereotypes bear down. In addition to the discomfort of a changing body, kids suddenly encounter changing expectations […]
Washington state announces partnership with companies including Starbucks and Microsoft to boost vaccinations
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Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee announced on Monday a series of new efforts to help boost the state's Covid-19 vaccinations, including partnerships with companies like Starbucks […]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic double restores AC Milan's three-point lead at the top of Serie A
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AC Milan fans would have been forgiven for fearing that Father Time was eventually catching up with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines
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The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the […]
Jailed for life over plot to behead police officer, Britain's youngest convicted terrorist is now 'suitable for release'
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Britain's youngest convicted terrorist, who was sentenced to life in prison for masterminding a plot to behead an Australian police officer in broad daylight in 2015, can now be […]
Australian Open turmoil raises questions for Tokyo Games
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The quarantine controversy over tennis' Australian Open has raised questions about whether large-scale international sporting events can take place in the middle of a pandemic and […]
6.4 quake strikes Argentina's San Juan province, no tsunami warning issued
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A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Argentina's west-central province of San Juan on Monday night, according to a preliminary report from the United States Geological Survey.
China is hitting back at criticism of its vaccines with a dangerous disinformation campaign
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With Chinese company Sinovac facing questions over the efficacy of its coronavirus shot, the country's propaganda apparatus is attacking other vaccines, undermining overall […]
Police recover 500-year-old stolen copy of Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'
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A 16th-century version of the "Salvator Mundi," likely painted by one of Leonardo da Vinci's students, was recovered by police after being stolen from a museum in Naples.
Paris Fashion Week: Highlights from the latest menswear shows
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All the highlights from Paris Fashion Week's virtual menswear event.
280,000 Californians could lose power as dangerous Santa Ana winds raise fire risk
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Residents across nine California counties could be without power Tuesday as officials aim to reduce fire risk from the powerful Santa Ana winds expected to roar through the region.
Rand Paul's dire prediction for the GOP
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Sometime shortly after President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, the Senate will likely begin the impeachment trial of […]
More than 60% of all US Covid-19 cases were reported since Election Day. Now experts warn a variant could further fuel spread
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The US has just surpassed 24 million Covid-19 cases -- and more than 60% of them have been reported since Election Day.
US approaches 400,000 coronavirus deaths
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As the US approaches 400,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, new cases have been trending down but multiple states are reporting cases of new variants of the virus.
Why Putin wants to keep Navalny locked up
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Alexei Navalny's brave gamble in going back to Russia to take on someone as ruthless as Vladimir Putin appears to have been a miscalculation, writes Michael Bociurkiw. Navalny was […]