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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 220, file photo, a man wearing a mask walks on a pedestrian bridge over the train tracks in Tokyo as a large display of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics games are seen in the background. Organizers of the delayed Tokyo Olympics are declining to confirm widely circulated reports in Japan that the costs of the one-year postponement will be about $3 billion. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Tokyo Games won't confirm added costs reported at $3 billionOrganizers of the delayed Tokyo Olympics are declining to confirm widely circulated reports in Japan that the costs of the one-year postponement will be about $3 billion
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Visitors wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk through the colorful autumn leaves at the Kenchoji temple in Kamakura, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
The Latest: Cambodia shuts schools after rare outbreakCambodia’s Education Ministry is ordering all schools to close after a rare local outbreak of the coronavirus
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In this picture released by the Iranian Defense Ministry and taken on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, people pray over the flag draped coffin of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist linked to the country's disbanded military nuclear program, who was killed on Friday, during a funeral ceremony at the Imam Reza holy shrine in the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran. An opinion piece published by a hard-line Iranian newspaper has suggested that Iran must attack the Israeli port city of Haifa if Israel carried out the killing of a scientist. (Iranian Defense Ministry via AP)
Iran begins funeral for slain military nuclear scientistIran has begun a funeral for a recently killed scientist who founded the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program in the early 2000s
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Neera Tanden, president of Center for American Progress, speaks during an introduction for New Start New Jersey at NJIT in Newark, NJ, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Tanden will be director of the Office of Management and Budget, according to a person familiar with the transition process granted anonymity to speak freely about internal deliberations. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Biden looks to fill out economic team with diverse picksPresident-elect Joe Biden is expected in the coming days to name several of his most senior economic advisers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki stands in on a meeting in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Jen Psaki will be his press secretary. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press teamPresident-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, a first for the presidency
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Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, center, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meetingA Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus
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A motorcade with President-elect Joe Biden aboard arrives at Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists to see a doctor, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Newark, Del. Biden slipped while playing with his dog Major, and twisted his ankle. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Biden breaks foot while playing with dog, to wear a bootPresident-elect Joe Biden will likely wear a walking boot for several weeks after breaking his right foot
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo the morning sun illuminates the rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning to Washington for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal making on a challenging menu of year-end business. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolvedCongress is returning to Washington for one last attempt at deal-making this year
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FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, Cardinal George Pell prepares to make a statement, at the Vatican. Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted and then acquitted of sexual abuse in his native Australia, reflects on the nature of suffering, Pope Francis’ papacy and the humiliations of solitary confinement in his jailhouse memoir, according to an advance copy obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
Cardinal's prison dairy explores suffering, solitary lockupCardinal George Pell, who was convicted and then acquitted of sexual abuse in his native Australia, reflects on Pope Francis’ papacy and the humiliations of solitary confinement in his jailhouse memoir
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, photo the word pandemic is displayed in a dictionary in Washington. Merriam-Webster on Monday announced “pandemic” as its 2020 word of the year. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
Merriam-Webster's top word of 2020 not a shocker: pandemicIf you were to choose a word that rose above most in 2020, which word would it be
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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers reacts as he runs off the field after an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 41-25. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
Rodgers' 4 TD passes help Packers roll over Bears 41-25Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers beat the slumping Chicago Bears 41-25 to pad their NFC North lead
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Wu Chi-wai pauses during an interview at his office in Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Nov. 19, 2020. After nearly three decades in politics, the 58-year-old Wu, chairman of Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy party, is stepping down Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. All 15 lawmakers in the pro-democracy camp have decided to resign to protest a Beijing resolution in early November that led to the disqualifications of four of their colleagues. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
AP Interview: HK lawmaker says democracy fight needs rethinkAfter nearly three decades in politics, the chairman of Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy party is stepping down
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