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File details investigation into John Mulaney 'SNL' monologue

File details investigation into John Mulaney 'SNL' monologue

The U.S. Secret Service opened an investigation into comedian John Mulaney over jokes believed to be made about President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” last year, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.

NJ high court overturns conviction over 'Shining' reference

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Supreme court has overturned a man's bank robbery conviction because of a prosecutor's reference to a classic horror movie.
Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers and conservative groups opposed President-elect Joe Biden's forthcoming immigration plan Tuesday as massive amnesty for people in the U.S.

Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

HOUSTON — Rapper Bow Wow apologized after Houston’s mayor called him out for attending a crowded gathering at a city nightclub during a weekend packed with concerts as Texas continues to grapple with the coronavirus.

3 militia members charged with plotting Capitol breach

CINCINNATI — Federal authorities presented new details on Tuesday about three self-described members of a paramilitary group who are the first to be charged with plotting the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Biden's Bible puts him in line with inaugural tradition

Biden's Bible puts him in line with inaugural tradition

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will take their oaths of office on Wednesday using Bibles that are laden with personal meaning, writing new chapters in a long-running American tradition — and one that appears nowhere in the law.

Natural gas terminal plans in Oregon hit snag over permit

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Georgia certifies Democrats Warnock and Ossoff's Senate wins

Georgia certifies Democrats Warnock and Ossoff's Senate wins

ATLANTA — Georgia's secretary of state certified the results of the two U.S. Senate runoff elections Tuesday, paving the way for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to be sworn in and for Democrats to take control of the chamber.
Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

NEW YORK — The founder and CEO of MyPillow, who amplified President Donald Trump's claims of election fraud, said a backlash against his company has begun after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol this month.
Germany to extend virus shutdown until mid-February

Germany to extend virus shutdown until mid-February

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that Germany is extending its pandemic restrictions, including the closure of schools and stores, until mid-February amid concerns that new mutations of the coronavirus could trigger a fresh surge in cas