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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger makes remarks during a press conference at the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Georgia investigating man's possible steps to vote illegallyElection officials are investigating the actions of a Florida lawyer who they say tried to register to vote in a high-stakes runoff in Georgia that will decide control of the U.S. Senate
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Tennessee Department of Correction shows Byron Black. The Tennessee Supreme Court has granted a six-month delay in the execution to Byron Black, who was scheduled to die in October 2020. Black's attorneys had asked for a stay because of the difficulty of preparing an appeal. The execution was rescheduled for April 8, 2021. (Tennessee Department of Correction via AP, File)
Tennessee inmate’s execution put on hold due to COVID-19The Tennessee Supreme Court has indefinitely postponed the execution of death row inmate Byron Black
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Cleveland corrects location of John Heisman landmarkAfter over 40 years, Cleveland has granted landmark status to the correct birthplace of the namesake of college football’s most prestigious player award
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Polling workers inspect and count absentee ballots, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in New York. Counties across New York began to count more than 1.5 million absentee ballots Monday, a last push that will determine the outcome of several races that remain undecided nearly a week after Election Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
In some parts of New York, vote count shrouded in secrecyPolicies favoring secrecy over transparency have meant that New Yorkers will be among the last Americans to learn the final vote tallies in the 2020 election
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Attorney charged with plot to steal Somali government fundsA Maryland attorney has been charged with engaging in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $12.5 million in Somali government assets from financial institutions and keep a portion of the money for himself
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Fauci: Britain Was a Little Too Quick With VaccineWe need coronavirus vaccines quickly, but not before their time. Dr. Anthony Fauci was critical Thursday of Britain's quick green light for a vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, Politico reports. "They really rushed through that approval," Fauci said. Britain became the first Western nation to OK a drug, but...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo, marks are seen on the face of registered nurse Shelly Girardin as she removes a protective mask after performing rounds in a COVID-19 unit at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Mo. Across the U.S., the surge has swamped hospitals with patients and left nurses and other health care workers shorthanded and burned out. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
VIRUS TODAY: State action on vaccine, virus relief package States are crafting plans that decide who should be at the front of the line for a COVID-19 vaccine and where the doses should be shipped once the federal government provides emergency authorization, as early as next week
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World War II vet beats COVID-19, marks 104th birthdayA World War II veteran from Alabama has recovered from COVID-19 in time to mark his 104th birthday
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Drug bust yields 1,700 pounds of marijuana worth $15MConnecticut police arrested two men and seized an estimated $15 million in marijuana after discovering a storage facility was being used illegally as a hub for pot distribution in the Northeast
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Chinese researcher pleads to lying in cancer-smuggling caseA medical researcher authorities say tried to smuggle vials of cancer research material out of the U.S. to his native China by hiding it in a sock inside his luggage pleaded guilty to a related charge
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Prosecutors: Priest collected child porn while overseasFederal prosecutors say a Roman Catholic priest collected thousands of child pornography images while serving overseas and then brought them with him when he returned to the United States
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S&P 500 Gives Back Record in Final HourThe stock market had a not-so-great final hour on news that Pfizer was running into supply-chain problems with its pending vaccine, reports CNBC . The benchmark S&P 500, which set an intraday record earlier Thursday, ended up losing 2 points to close at 3,666. The Dow pared gains but closed...
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