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CORRECTS: National Rife Association files for bankruptcy, says gun-rights group will legally move from New York to Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — CORRECTS: National Rife Association files for bankruptcy, says gun-rights group will legally move from New York to Texas.
Jan. 15, 2021

UN hopes to take first step to elect next chief by Jan. 31

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly and Security Council are expected to take the first step toward electing the next head of the global organization this month. Assembly...
Jan. 15, 2021

National Rife Association files for bankruptcy, says gun-rights group will to move headquarters from New York to Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Rife Association files for bankruptcy, says gun-rights group will to move headquarters from New York to Texas.
Jan. 15, 2021

NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors conducted an hours-long interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, asking a range of questions about Trump's business dealings, according...
Jan. 15, 2021

Mormon leaders condemn 'lawless behavior' at US Capitol

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints condemned “lawless behavior” and the violence of rioters who broke into the U.S. Capitol in a statement...
Jan. 15, 2021

Case against woman charged in boyfriend's suicide to proceed

BOSTON (AP) — The manslaughter case against a former Boston College student accused of encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life will head toward trial, prosecutors said Friday. A...
Jan. 15, 2021

Noem blames Capitol insurrection on lack of civics education

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday blamed an inadequate education in American civics as “the root cause” of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, while...
Jan. 15, 2021

The Latest: Biden rebukes unmasked lawmakers in insurrection

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden issued a rebuke of Republican lawmakers who refused to wear masks while sheltering in crowded rooms during last week’s violent insurrection on the Capitol. “What...
Jan. 15, 2021

Stocks fall as economic pain deepens, rally runs out of gas

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed out its first losing week in three with another drop on Friday after reports showed the pandemic is deepening the hole for the...
Jan. 15, 2021

Stocks fall as economy's pain deepens, post a weekly loss

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Friday, posting their first weekly loss after two weeks of solid gains. The S&P 500 fell 0.7%, with stocks of...
Jan. 15, 2021

States declare emergencies, close capitols ahead of rallies

Responding to warnings of potentially violent demonstrations, governors across the nation are calling out National Guard troops, declaring states of emergency and closing their capitols to the public ahead of...
Jan. 15, 2021

Official: No 'direct evidence' of plot to kill at Capitol

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” but the head...
Jan. 15, 2021

The Latest: Biden uses Defense Production Act for vaccines

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden will use the Defense Production Act to expand the production of the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination supplies as part of a wide-ranging plan to deliver...
Jan. 15, 2021

Biden's virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — ATTN DESK: WIRE EMBARGO 3:45 PM Getting 100 million shots in Americans' arms in his first 100 days is only the beginning of his coronavirus plan,...
Jan. 15, 2021

Biden says he'll use Defense Production Act to 'maximize manufacture' of coronavirus vaccine, fulfilling campaign pledge

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Biden says he'll use Defense Production Act to 'maximize manufacture' of coronavirus vaccine, fulfilling campaign pledge.
Jan. 15, 2021

Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the leadup to the presidential election, and expanded their efforts in the wake of...
Jan. 15, 2021

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Dorothy Schmidt Cole, recognized last year as the oldest living U.S. Marine, has died at age 107. Beth Kluttz, Cole's only child, confirmed Friday that her...
Jan. 15, 2021

The Latest: UN chief: Solidarity needed to vaccinate nations

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief is urging the world to mark the “heart-wrenching milestone” of 2 million deaths from the coronavirus by acting with greater solidarity to ensure...
Jan. 15, 2021

Anger in states over pace of COVID-19 vaccine allotments

Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments triggered anger and confusion Friday in some states, with officials worried that the shipments they expected won't be coming through. The...
Jan. 15, 2021

The Latest: Anti-Trumper accused of plotting armed response

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment and the fallout from the Jan. 6 attack of the Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The...
Jan. 15, 2021

Census numbers won't be released before change in power

Government attorneys and municipalities fighting over the 2020 census asked a judge Friday to put their court case on hold, as Department of Justice attorneys said the Census Bureau for...
Jan. 15, 2021

WHO cites human behavior more than variants as virus spreads

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said Friday that the impact of new variants of COVID-19 in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil remains to be...
Jan. 15, 2021

Charges dismissed against police officer in summer protest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charges have been dismissed against a Philadelphia police officer who was accused of striking a protester in the head with a metal baton during a racial injustice...
Jan. 15, 2021

EU regulator: Hackers 'manipulated' stolen vaccine documents

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union's drug regulator said Friday that COVID-19 vaccine documents stolen from its servers in a cyberattack have been not only leaked to the web, but...
Jan. 15, 2021

Trump administration sued over Georgia health plan

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's plan to overhaul how state residents buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act would “tear a hole” in the ACA, “eviscerating” its achievements, a federal...
Jan. 15, 2021

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