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California Republican Darrell Issa headed back to Congress

California Republican Darrell Issa headed back to Congress

SAN DIEGO — Former California Republican U.S. Rep.
It was all a dream: Whitney, B.I.G. inducted into Rock Hall

It was all a dream: Whitney, B.I.G. inducted into Rock Hall

NEW YORK — In a normal year, the newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class would have hit the stage and perform the well-known songs that made them famous and helped them enter the prestigious organization. Not in 2020.
Joe Biden: Stumbles, tragedies and, now, delayed triumph

Joe Biden: Stumbles, tragedies and, now, delayed triumph

Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice-president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American hi
How to build a government: Transition challenges await Biden

How to build a government: Transition challenges await Biden

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden just won the presidency. That may turn out to be the easy part. The president-elect already was braced to deal with the worst health crisis the nation has seen in more than a century and the economic havoc it has wreaked.
Guatemala searches, Eta regains storm status, heads to Cuba

Guatemala searches, Eta regains storm status, heads to Cuba

PURULHA, Guatemala — Searchers in Guatemala dug through mud and debris looking for an estimated 100 people believed buried by a massive, rain-fueled landslide, as Tropical Storm Eta continued to gain strength Saturday and churned toward Cuba and sout
Pedro Pierluisi wins gubernatorial race in Puerto Rico

Pedro Pierluisi wins gubernatorial race in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico’s pro-statehood New Progressive Party won a majority of votes to become the U.S. territory’s next governor, according to official preliminary results released late Saturday.
Ethiopia to replace Tigray region leadership as forces clash

Ethiopia to replace Tigray region leadership as forces clash

NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia moved Saturday to replace the leadership of the country’s defiant northern Tigray region, where deadly clashes between regional and federal government forces are fueling fears the major African power is sliding into civil wa
EXPLAINING RACE CALLS: How AP called the race for Biden

EXPLAINING RACE CALLS: How AP called the race for Biden

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden captured the presidency on Saturday when The Associated Press declared him the victor in his native Pennsylvania at 11:25 a.m. EST.
Trump faces tough road in getting Supreme Court to intervene

Trump faces tough road in getting Supreme Court to intervene

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has repeatedly said there’s one place he wants to determine the outcome of the presidential election: the U.S. Supreme Court. But he may have a difficult time ever getting there.
UAE announces relaxing of Islamic laws for personal freedoms

UAE announces relaxing of Islamic laws for personal freedoms

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “ honour killin