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Health Dec 14U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 300,000 as vaccinations begin
The number of dead tallied by Johns Hopkins University rivals the population of St. Louis or Pittsburgh. It is more than five times the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam War.
Politics Nov 12Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden’s victory
Across the country, many of the 71.9 million people who voted for President Donald Trump are working through emotions in the wake of his loss. Grief, anger and shock are among the feelings being expressed by those who had assumed…
Politics Nov 05More than a dozen arrested as protesters demand vote count
Police arrested more than a dozen people in Seattle and Portland, Oregon overnight during protests demanding a full tally of all votes in the US election. Dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump rallied at tabulation sites in closely contested…
Health Oct 30State leaders facing higher COVID-19 cases resist steps to curb virus
Pleas from health experts are running up against political calculation and public fatigue, with spiraling new infections eclipsing previous caseload highs that set off national alarms in the spring and summer.
Health Aug 25New virus cases decline in the U.S. and experts credit masks
The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling — a development experts credit at least partly to increased wearing of masks — even as the outbreak continues to claim nearly 1,000 lives in the U.S. each day.
Nation Jun 09WATCH: George Floyd, whose death energized a movement, laid to rest in Houston
Floyd was lovingly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and mentor, and now a force for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutality…
Health Apr 27Brazil may be the next big hot spot as other nations ease up
Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro's insistence that it is just "a little flu" and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions that have slowed the infection's…
World Mar 08Protests and celebrations mark Women’s Day, despite threats
NEW YORK — From the streets of Manila to a school in East London, people around the world marked International Women’s Day on Sunday with calls to end exploitation and increase equality. But tensions marred some celebrations, with police arresting…
Politics Oct 11Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine says Trump pushed to oust her
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch appeared to testify despite the White House's position that no administration officials cooperate with the probe.
Nation Sep 14NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin
The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday.