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AP Top U.S. News at 2:34 a.m. EST

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For media following Georgia, nail-biting and lots of numbers
It was a tense night for news organizations that gave Tuesday's vote count for the Georgia Senate runoffs the type of intense attention that the presidential election received
2:28AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Asia Today: Tokyo cases hit record as gov't mulls emergency
Tokyo is reporting a daily record of 1,591 coronavirus cases as the national government prepares to declare a state of emergency this week to cope with a new wave of infections
2:17AM ( 26 minutes ago )
AP VoteCast: Competing coalitions define GA Senate races
Georgia’s Senate runoff elections were a clash of two closely matched coalitions, with Democrat Raphael Warnock edging out his rival in the one-time Republican stronghold
2:15AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Georgia tallying final votes in key Senate runoff elections
Candidates are locked in tight races as Georgia officials tallied the final votes in two critical Senate elections that will determine control of the U.S. Senate and, in turn, the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s legislative agenda
1:52AM ( 51 minutes ago )
About 50 Hong Kong activists arrested under new security law
Hong Kong police have arrested about 50 former lawmakers and activists in the largest move against the city's pro-democracy movement since a national security law was imposed last June
1:39AM ( 1 hour ago )
No charges against Wisconsin officer who shot Jacob Blake
A Wisconsin prosecutor has declined to file criminal charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in the back last summer
1:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
EXPLAINER: Why Trump's ballot 'dump' tweet is misleading
As votes were being tabulated in two tight Senate runoff elections in Georgia, President Donald Trump predicted election officials in the state would release a large tranche of results that would overwhelm the Republican candidates
11:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
Pandemic haunts new year as virus growth outpaces vaccines
Despite growing vaccine access, January is looking grim around the globe as the virus resurges and reshapes itself from Britain to Japan to California
7:05PM ( 7 hours ago )
EXPLAINER: How will voting objections play out in Congress?
On Wednesday, the latest extraordinary development in an extraordinary election will unfold
6:33PM ( 8 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
For media following Georgia, nail-biting and lots of numbers
It was a tense night for news organizations that gave Tuesday's vote count for the Georgia Senate runoffs the type of intense attention that the presidential election received
2:28AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Asia Today: Tokyo cases hit record as gov't mulls emergency
Tokyo is reporting a daily record of 1,591 coronavirus cases as the national government prepares to declare a state of emergency this week to cope with a new wave of infections
2:17AM ( 26 minutes ago )
AP VoteCast: Competing coalitions define GA Senate races
Georgia’s Senate runoff elections were a clash of two closely matched coalitions, with Democrat Raphael Warnock edging out his rival in the one-time Republican stronghold
2:15AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Neil Young becomes latest artist to sell stake in his songs
Veteran rock star Neil Young has become the latest artist to strike gold with his song catalogue
2:04AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Democrat Warnock wins Senate race; 2nd too early to call
Democrat Raphael Warnock has won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the Democrats’ reach
2:02AM ( 42 minutes ago )