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Senate confirms longtime Biden confidant Antony Blinken as secretary of stateSenate confirms longtime Biden confidant Antony Blinken as secretary of state
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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 Press20 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 Press35 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 Press39 minutes ago
FILE - Clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, foreground, departs federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Giannulli is asking to serve the remainder of his five-month prison term at home, saying he spent eight weeks in solitary confinement before being transferred to a minimum security camp this week. Giannulli's lawyers said Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 that Giannulli believed he would only be held in quarantine for a short time before testing negative for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Mossimo Giannulli loses bid to finish prison term at homeA federal judge has denied fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli’s request to serve the remaining three months of his prison term in the college admissions bribery scheme at home
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, Tony Hsieh speaks during a Grand Rapids Economic Club luncheon in Grand Rapids, Mich. Hsieh, retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, has died. Hsieh was with family when he died Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, according to a statement from DTP Companies, which he founded. Downtown Partnership spokesperson Megan Fazio says Hsieh passed away in Connecticut, KLAS-TV reported. Hsieh recently retired from Zappos after 20 years leading the company. He worked to revitalize the Las Vegas area. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
Officials: Cause of fire that killed Tony Hsieh undeterminedA Connecticut investigator says he could not determine if a November house fire that killed Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos, was accidental or intentional
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
FILE - This June 14, 2018 file photo provided by the Indianapolis Police Department shows Indianapolis Police Officer Breann Leath. The Marion County Prosecutor's office filed a request Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, with a local court, asking for the death penalty against Elliahs Dorsey, who is charged in the April 9, 2020, killing of Leath. (Indianapolis Police Department via AP, File)
Death penalty sought for suspect in Indiana officer's deathProsecutors are seeking the death penalty for a man charged in the killing of an Indianapolis police officer who was fatally shot last year as she responded to a domestic violence call
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo, Muriel Mandell, 99, leaves a New York State COVID-19 vaccination site at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center after receiving her first dose in New York. An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion and unexplained bottlenecks. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Vaccine appointments canceled amid confusion over supplyAn increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion that even the new CDC director admitted over the weekend that she doesn’t know exactly how many shots are in the pipeline
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
This photo provided by Eli Lilly shows the drug bamlanivimab. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, the company said that the two-antibody combo of bamlanivimab and etesevimab reduced the risk of hospitalizations or death by 70% in newly diagnosed, non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of serious illness because of age or other health conditions. (Eli Lilly via AP)
Studies extend hopes for antibody drugs against COVID-19New results extend hopes for drugs that supply antibodies to fight COVID-19, suggesting they can help keep patients out of the hospital and possibly prevent illness in some uninfected people
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Daughter to Kellyanne Conway: You're Going to JailTwitter is investigating Kellyanne Conway's account after it shared a topless photo of Conway's 16-year-old daughter on Monday. The photo, which Claudia Conway confirmed was authentic, was posted using Twitter's Fleets feature, where posts only remain visible for 24 hours. The photo was quickly deleted, well before the 24 hours...
Newser1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 31, 2020 file photo, Detroit police fire tear gas at protesters during the third day of protesting police brutality and justice for George Floyd in Detroit. The city of Detroit said Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, it will dismiss most misdemeanor citations issued last spring during several days of protests against police brutality following the death of Floyd in Minneapolis. Most of the tickets written May 31 and June 2, were for curfew violations as hundreds of people demonstrated in downtown Detroit. (Nicole Hester/Ann Arbor News via AP, File)
Detroit to dismiss some tickets issued during Floyd protestsThe city of Detroit will dismiss most misdemeanor citations issued last spring during several days of protests against police brutality following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial in New York. A Delaware judge has approved a revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan that provides about $35 million for creditors, with roughly half that amount going to women who've accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct. The judge approved the plan following a hearing and overruled objections by attorneys representing four women. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Judge OKs Weinstein bankruptcy plan with $17M for victimsA Delaware judge has approved a revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy plan that provides about $35 million for creditors, with roughly half that amount going to women who've accused disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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