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Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning just before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration to begin his post-presidential life in Florida.
Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The U.S.
MTA: Bus driver refuses drug test after careening off bridge

MTA: Bus driver refuses drug test after careening off bridge

NEW YORK — A bus dramatically plunged off a bridge in New York City late Thursday, leaving its front half hanging over a highway ramp, its fall broken only by the road below.
Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
Federal watchdogs open probe of response to Capitol riot

Federal watchdogs open probe of response to Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — Federal watchdogs launched a sweeping review of how the FBI, the Pentagon and other law enforcement agencies responded to the riot at the U.S.

WHO cites human behaviour more than variants as virus spreads

GENEVA — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said Friday that the impact of new variants of COVID-19 in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil remains to be seen, citing human behaviour for some recent rises in infection counts.
Abbas decrees first Palestinian elections in 15 years

Abbas decrees first Palestinian elections in 15 years

GAZA, Palestinian Territory — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday decreed parliamentary and presidential elections for later this year in what would be the first vote of its kind since 2006, when the Islamic militant group Hamas won a lands
Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

WASHINGTON — Mike Pompeo isn't quietly fading away.
Skyler Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

Skyler Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

NEW YORK — By page two of the pilot script for NBC's “ Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin knew he wanted the role of Max Richman.
Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, will read at Biden inaugural

Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, will read at Biden inaugural

NEW YORK — At age 22, poet Amanda Gorman, chosen to read at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, already has a history of writing for official occasions. "I have kind of stumbled upon this genre.