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Biden's plea for co-operation confronts a polarized Congress

Biden's plea for co-operation confronts a polarized Congress

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden feels at home on Capitol Hill, but the place sure has changed since he left. The clubby atmosphere that Biden knew so well during his 36-year Senate career is gone, probably forever.
NYC woman gets ill swan to clinic via foot, car and subway

NYC woman gets ill swan to clinic via foot, car and subway

NEW YORK — Ariel Cordova-Rojas went to New York's Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge last week to celebrate her 30th birthday.
Officials: Blast at WWI ceremony in Saudi Arabia wounds 3

Officials: Blast at WWI ceremony in Saudi Arabia wounds 3

An explosion at a Saudi cemetery where American and European officials were commemorating the end of World War I wounded three people Wednesday, according to official statements.
Lagarde: Recovery could be stop-and-go despite vaccine news

Lagarde: Recovery could be stop-and-go despite vaccine news

FRANKFURT — European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde warned Wednesday that the economy could face a “bumpy,” “stop-start” recovery despite good news about vaccine development.
Cadillacs probed for suspension failure that led to crashes

Cadillacs probed for suspension failure that led to crashes

DETROIT — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that the rear suspensions on some older Cadillac SUVs can fail, causing drivers to lose control and possibly crash.
TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

The popular video-sharing app TikTok, its future in limbo since President Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall, is asking a federal court to intervene. TikTok's Chinese owner, ByteDance, has until Thursday to sell off its U.S.
A festival hit waylaid by the virus, ‘The Climb’ peddles on

A festival hit waylaid by the virus, ‘The Climb’ peddles on

NEW YORK — “The Climb” is a portrait of a male friendship told in single-shot chapters with cataclysmic happenings — marriage, death, children — in between.
Dispute over access prompts AP to drop CMA Awards coverage

Dispute over access prompts AP to drop CMA Awards coverage

NEW YORK — The Associated Press has pulled out of its planned coverage of Wednesday’s Country Music Association Awards show due to restrictions that have been placed on still photographers and screen captures of the broadcast.
Lawyer: Britney Spears fears father, wants him out of career

Lawyer: Britney Spears fears father, wants him out of career

LOS ANGELES — Britney Spears fears her father and will not resume her career so long as he has power over it, her attorney said in court Tuesday.
Research sheds light on Alexander Hamilton as slave owner

Research sheds light on Alexander Hamilton as slave owner

ALBANY, N.Y. — A new research paper takes a swipe at the popular image of Alexander Hamilton as the abolitionist founding father, citing evidence he was a slave trader and owner himself.