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Grammy Awards shift to March due to pandemic conditions

Grammy Awards shift to March due to pandemic conditions

NEW YORK — The 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. The annual show would shift from its original Jan.
Pandemic haunts new year as virus growth outpaces vaccines

Pandemic haunts new year as virus growth outpaces vaccines

LONDON — Despite growing vaccine access, January is looking grim around the globe as the coronavirus resurges and reshapes itself from Britain to Japan to California, filling hospitals and threatening livelihoods anew as governments lock down busines

Tennessee inmate's execution paused again due to COVID-19

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Supreme Court on Tuesday hit pause again on a death row inmate's scheduled execution because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an order, the justices wrote that Oscar Smith’s execution, which was slated to happen Feb.
Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster

Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster

DETROIT — Sales of new vehicles in the U.S. fell 14.6% last year, but a second-half rebound from a coronavirus-related plunge in the spring kindled optimism for a recovery later this year. Automakers on Tuesday reported selling 14.
Utah man pleads guilty in Yellowstone dig seeking treasure

Utah man pleads guilty in Yellowstone dig seeking treasure

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Utah man has pleaded guilty after authorities said he was caught digging in a Yellowstone National Park cemetery in search of hidden treasure. Rodrick Dow Craythorn, 52, of Syracuse, Utah, entered the plea Monday in U.S.
Khashoggi doc, too explosive for streaming, debuts on-demand

Khashoggi doc, too explosive for streaming, debuts on-demand

NEW YORK — Even before “The Dissident” made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, director Bryan Fogel had a sense that his explosive Jamal Khashoggi documentary was going to be a tough sell.
Judge bans Proud Boys leader from Washington after arrest

Judge bans Proud Boys leader from Washington after arrest

WASHINGTON — A judge has banned the leader of the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group, from the nation’s capital after he was accused of vandalizing a Black Lives Matter banner at a historic Black church and found with high-capacity firearm magaz
US stocks recoup some losses after sharp slide to start 2021

US stocks recoup some losses after sharp slide to start 2021

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, regaining their footing a day after suffering their worst loss in months amid the worsening pandemic and potentially market-moving Senate elections. The S&P 500 rose 0.
Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration to ease rift with Qatar

Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration to ease rift with Qatar

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia — Gulf Arab leaders signed a declaration Tuesday to ease a rift with Qatar, following Saudi Arabia’s decision to end a 3 1/2-year embargo of the tiny energy-rich country that deeply divided regional U.S.
Voter voices: Georgians weigh in on crucial Senate runoffs

Voter voices: Georgians weigh in on crucial Senate runoffs

ATLANTA — Voters across Georgia cast their ballots Tuesday to decide which party will control the U.S. Senate. The election has dominated the airwaves in the state for weeks and both sides have launched intense operations to turn out the vote.