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With traffic down at stores and malls across the nation during the pandemic, the charity's iconic red-kettle campaign might bring in half the donations compared with last year.
Nov. 24, 2020
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"There will only ever be one Alex Trebek, but I'm honored to be helping Jeopardy! out with this in January," Jennings, one of the show's all-time top winners, said following the announcement Monday.
Nov. 24, 2020
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Russia says it "chased off" a U.S. Navy ship in contested territory in the Sea of Japan, according to the Defense Ministry in Moscow.
Nov. 24, 2020
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Starting next month, some travelers going to England could cut their 14-day mandatory quarantine down to five days if a COVID-19 test comes up negative.
Nov. 24, 2020
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President-elect Joe Biden's appointee was previously the deputy director of the CIA and the White House deputy national security adviser.
Nov. 23, 2020
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The lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary couldn't sum up the year in just one word — so they went with a whole list instead.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Too much happened in 2020 for Oxford Languages to choose a single word of the year. So they opted for dozens.
Nov. 23, 2020
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President Trump, who still hasn't conceded, says he's "recommending" the GSA begin "initial protocols" to kick-start the transfer of power. The GSA chief says her decision was reached independently.
Nov. 23, 2020
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The Strategic National Stockpile stores critical supplies. It fell short when the pandemic first hit. Now, a new effort is being implemented, but it's still not providing what the U.S. needs.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Elizabeth Hawse, a pediatrician in Lexington, Ky., says she's seen a big increase in the number of children testing positive for the coronavirus. The governor has shut schools' in-person classes.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Joe Biden plans to nominate the former Federal Reserve chair as his Treasury secretary. She would play a leading role in helping the economy recover from the pandemic.
Nov. 23, 2020
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Environmental groups praise Kerry for his decades of climate work, including negotiating the Paris Agreement. He will face challenges after four years of a diminished U.S. role in climate diplomacy.
Nov. 23, 2020
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The videoconferencing app banned a Palestinian activist who is a member of a U.S.-designated terrorist group. Now, the company's policies are being questioned.
Nov. 23, 2020
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The General Services Administration is offering a briefing for congressional leaders behind closed doors next week.
Nov. 23, 2020
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The certification vote follows weeks of attempts by President Trump to overturn his opponent's victory. Three members voted in favor of certification, and one abstained.
Nov. 23, 2020

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