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The president-elect's history-making picks include the first Latino nominated to head the Department of Homeland Security and the first woman to lead the intelligence community.
Nov. 23, 2020
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American Airlines reversed a recent policy that banned wheelchairs weighing more than 300 pounds, which includes many power wheelchairs, from some of its regional jets following an NPR report.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Three prominent figures in the country's embattled human rights movement were arrested after meeting with European ambassadors. The Egyptian government is accusing them of being terrorists.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Shamima Begum, now 21, left London with two other schoolgirls in 2015 to join the terrorist organization and is now in a detention camp in Syria. The U.K. revoked her citizenship last year.
Nov. 23, 2020
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In 2017, a study reported one in three people in one rural Alabama county had been exposed to hookworm. Catherine Coleman Flowers says the study reveals big gaps in sanitation in rural America.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Ultimately, minor delays in a handful of counties fully certifying their results shouldn't affect the overall certification process statewide.
Nov. 23, 2020
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It is the first such meeting between Israeli and Saudi leaders to be reported widely in Israeli media. Netanyahu reportedly met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Previous spikes in South Korea were linked to outbreaks at churches and protests. Health officials say the current wave appears to have no links to any major groups or events.
Nov. 23, 2020
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The pharmaceutical company made the announcement on Monday, saying that one dosing regimen showed the vaccine was 90% effective in preventing infection.
Nov. 23, 2020
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With vote certifications this week in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Nevada, pressure will only build on the Republican dam of support for Trump's efforts to overturn the election results.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Joe Biden's supporters in the swing county of Erie talk about their hopes and their expectations of the incoming president.
Nov. 23, 2020
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When Kansas issued a mask mandate, 81 counties opted out. Researchers found coronavirus infection rates rose sharply in the opt-out counties, while falling in those that required masks.
Nov. 23, 2020
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President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to tackle the climate crisis. Nonetheless, the oil and gas industry is reacting with a surprising amount of optimism.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Dozens of House Democrats have called on President-elect Joe Biden to make the New Mexico congresswoman the first Native American Cabinet secretary in U.S. history.
Nov. 23, 2020
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The president-elect is expected to announce the nomination of Blinken, who served as deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser under President Obama, early this week.
Nov. 23, 2020

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