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Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a flurry of clemency action in the final hours of his White House term that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress
Biden's nominees promise fresh approach on national security

Biden's nominees promise fresh approach on national security

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s nominees to lead his national security team promised a turnabout from the Trump administration’s approach on the world stage, saying Tuesday they would keep partisan politics out of intelligence agencies, rest
American who enthused Bali was queer-friendly being deported

American who enthused Bali was queer-friendly being deported

DENPASAR, Indonesia — An American graphic designer is being deported from the Indonesian resort island of Bali over her viral tweets that celebrated it as a low-cost, queer-friendly place for foreigners to live.
Attorneys: Ex-governor charged in wrong county over Flint

Attorneys: Ex-governor charged in wrong county over Flint

LANSING, Mich. — Attorneys for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are striking back, telling prosecutors Tuesday that the Flint water case should be dismissed because he was charged in the wrong county.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's farewell falsehoods

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's farewell falsehoods

On his way out, President Donald Trump claimed credit for things he didn't do and twisted his record on jobs, taxes, the pandemic and much more. Falsehoods suffused his farewell remarks to the country.
Mexico reports new one-day record of 1,584 COVID-19 deaths

Mexico reports new one-day record of 1,584 COVID-19 deaths

MEXICO CITY — Mexico reported its highest daily death toll since the coronavirus pandemic began, with 1,584 deaths confirmed Tuesday. There was also a near-record one-day rise in new virus cases of 18,894. Mexico has seen almost 1.
Capitol rioters hold out long-shot hope for a Trump pardon

Capitol rioters hold out long-shot hope for a Trump pardon

In what could be the longest of legal long shots, several of those arrested for storming the U.S. Capitol are holding out hope that President Donald Trump will use some of his last hours in office to grant the rioters a full pardon.

Two Fox News political executives out after Arizona call

NEW YORK — Two of Fox News Channel's top news executives involved in the controversial — but correct — election night call of Arizona for Democrat Joe Biden are out at the network.
Alabama museum to restore full-sized mockup of space shuttle

Alabama museum to restore full-sized mockup of space shuttle

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama announced plans Tuesday to restore the world’s only full-sized mockup of a space shuttle coupled with an external fuel tank and twin rocket boosters.
California sheriff's deputy, suspect dead following shootout

California sheriff's deputy, suspect dead following shootout

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California sheriff’s deputy was killed and another deputy was wounded in a shootout with a suspect who gunned down a K-9 dog before he was fatally shot, authorities said.