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U.S. announces restoration of relations with Palestinians U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration is announcing a restoration of relations with the Palestinians and a renewal of aid to Palestinian refugees
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
President Joe Biden speaks during an event on American manufacturing, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Joe Biden to call for end of federally run private prisonsA senior White House official says President Joe Biden will formally call on the federal government to end its reliance on private prisons and acknowledge the central role the government has played implementing discriminatory housing policies
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2021, file photo, people clash with police during a protest against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St. Petersburg, Russia. Allies of Navalny are calling for new protests next weekend to demand his release, following a wave of demonstrations across the country that brought out tens of thousands in a defiant challenge to President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
Navalny ally vows to press for his freedom despite crackdownA top ally of Alexei Navalny is vowing to keep up the fight to free the jailed Russian opposition leader and his battle to influence this year’s parliamentary election despite a government crackdown on nationwide protests
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet and Cabinet-level picks. (AP Graphic)
Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of stateThe Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as secretary of state
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo taken from a video distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, a rocket launches from missile system as part of the drills, a ground-based intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from the Plesetsk facility in northwestern Russia. Russia's top diplomat says that Moscow is ready for a quick deal with the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to extend the last remaining arms control pact, which expires in just over two weeks. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP, File)
Russia diplomat hails progress in nuclear pact talks with USA senior Russian diplomat says Moscow and Washington are making quick progress to negotiate an extension of their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 5, 2013, file photo, Harthorne Wingo waves to the crowd during a ceremony to honor the 1972-73 world champion New York Knicks NBA basketball team at New York's Madison Square Garden. The former New York Knick and fan favorite Harthorne Wingo has died. His death in a New York City hospital on Jan. 13 was confirmed by the coroner's office. No cause was given. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Harthorne Wingo, 73, fan favorite on Knicks title team, diesThe former New York Knick and fan favorite Harthorne Wingo has died
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo emergency workers transport an injured person to an ambulance following a terror attack close to the Houses of Parliament in London. The United Kingdom has suffered its worst ever civilian loss of life since World War II, because of the coronavirus, with some 100,000 taken by the pandemic, a fearsome foe whose defeat is still some time away.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Unwanted virus milestone: UK's civilian dead now tops WWII'sThe United Kingdom has suffered its worst civilian loss of life since World War II by a significant number
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
FILE - Marty Baron, former editor of The Boston Globe, walks the red carpet as he attends the Boston area premiere of the film "Spotlight"  in Brookline, Mass. on Oct. 28, 2015. Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post and one of the nation's top journalists, says he will retire at the end of February. He took over the Post's newsroom in 2012 after editing the Boston Globe and Miami Herald before that. He was portrayed in the 2015 movie “Spotlight” about the Globe's investigation of the Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Washington Post's Marty Baron says he's retiring next monthMarty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post and one of the nation's top journalists, says he will retire at the end of February
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
In this July 2, 2020 photo, a woman plays a slot machine at the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City N.J. Gambling companies in the U.S. are increasingly bringing different forms of gambling together, including sports betting, casino gambling, internet gambling and daily fantasy sports, and partnering with media companies as they seek to increase revenue. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Different types of gambling, media converging for growthThe many different types of gambling are quickly coming together with each other and with media outlets — and Wall Street is taking notice
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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