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Retiring Rep. Joe Kennedy III says greed hinders aid to poor

Retiring Rep. Joe Kennedy III says greed hinders aid to poor

WASHINGTON — Retiring Rep. Joe Kennedy III used his farewell speech from Congress on Wednesday to deride the “great lie of our times” that the government lacks the resources and will to help people in need.
Oregon eviction protest fueled by history of gentrification

Oregon eviction protest fueled by history of gentrification

PORTLAND, Ore.

California man charged with decapitating son, daughter

LANCASTER, Calif. — A Southern California father of four has been charged with decapitating his teenage son and 12-year-old daughter and abusing his two other boys, prosecutors said. Maurice Jewel Taylor Sr.
Pompeo unloads on US universities for China ties

Pompeo unloads on US universities for China ties

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday accused U.S. universities of caving to Chinese pressure to blunt or bar criticism of the Chinese Communist Party.
UN chief warns `vaccine nationalism' is moving at full speed

UN chief warns `vaccine nationalism' is moving at full speed

TANZANIA, Tanzania — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that “vaccine nationalism” is moving “at full speed,” leaving poor people around the globe watching preparations for inoculations against the coronavirus in some rich nations an
Tensions rise over masks as virus grips smaller US cities

Tensions rise over masks as virus grips smaller US cities

MISSION, Kan. — Arguments over mask requirements and other restrictions have turned ugly in recent days as the deadly coronavirus surge across the U.S. engulfs small and medium-size cities that once seemed safely removed from the outbreak.
Hunter Biden tax probe examining Chinese business dealings

Hunter Biden tax probe examining Chinese business dealings

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is investigating the finances of President-elect Joe Biden’s son, including scrutinizing some of his Chinese business dealings and other transactions, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on
Jury convicts Illinois man in Minnesota mosque bombing

Jury convicts Illinois man in Minnesota mosque bombing

MINNEAPOLIS — A jury on Wednesday convicted the leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group of several civil rights and hate crime charges in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque.
US govt, states sue Facebook for 'predatory' conduct

US govt, states sue Facebook for 'predatory' conduct

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Women's Hall of Fame honours Aretha Franklin, Morrison, Lacks

Women's Hall of Fame honours Aretha Franklin, Morrison, Lacks

SENECA FALLS, N.Y.