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‘I’m Your Woman’ puts a fresh spin on the 1970s crime drama

‘I’m Your Woman’ puts a fresh spin on the 1970s crime drama

Director Julia Hart couldn’t stop thinking about Tuesday Weld. She had just watched Michael Mann’s 1981 thriller “Thief” and Weld’s character Jessie had taken over her imagination.
Asian stocks gain on stronger Chinese factory data

Asian stocks gain on stronger Chinese factory data

BEIJING — Asian stocks rose Tuesday after Chinese manufacturing improved, with investors looking ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s appearance before legislators. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney advanced.

Palm tree helps toddler survive 4-story fall from apartment

MIAMI — A 2-year-old girl is recovering after falling early Monday from a fourth-floor window of an apartment in Miami. A palm tree under the window helped slow the speed of the fall and the child landed in some bushes, Miami Fire Rescue Capt.
Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers

Biden names liberal econ team as pandemic threatens workers

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Trump science adviser Scott Atlas leaving White House job

Trump science adviser Scott Atlas leaving White House job

WASHINGTON — Dr. Scott Atlas, a science adviser to President Donald Trump who was skeptical of measures to control the coronavirus outbreak, is leaving his White House post.
Navy will decommission warship damaged in suspected arson

Navy will decommission warship damaged in suspected arson

SAN DIEGO — The Navy said Monday that it will decommission a warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson this summer caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore.
Powell says pace of economic improvement has moderated

Powell says pace of economic improvement has moderated

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the pace of improvement in the economy has moderated in recent months with future prospects remaining “extraordinarily uncertain.
Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

WASHINGTON — After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a challenging menu of year-end business. COVID-19 relief, a $1.
'Stop the madness,' Tigray leader urges Ethiopia's PM

'Stop the madness,' Tigray leader urges Ethiopia's PM

NAIROBI, Kenya — The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday called on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from the region as he asserted that fighting continues “on every front” two days after Ab
Iran says Israel killed military nuclear scientist remotely

Iran says Israel killed military nuclear scientist remotely

TEHRAN, Iran — A top Iranian security official on Monday accused Israel of using “electronic devices” to remotely kill a scientist who founded the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program in the 2000s.