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AP Top U.S. News at 2:55 a.m. EST

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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 )
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 ( 3 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 ( 8 hours ago )
U.S. News
Hong Kong arrests 53 activists under national security law
Hong Kong police have arrested 53 former lawmakers and activists in the largest move against the city's pro-democracy movement since a national security law was imposed last June
3:04AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Alabama's Smith becomes 1st WR to win Heisman in 29 years
DeVonta Smith of Alabama is the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy in 29 seasons
2:47AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Week 17 scoring bonanza caps record-setting season
The Week 17 scoring bonanza provided the perfect finish to a record-setting season on offense
2:45AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
GEORGIA TAKEAWAYS: Black turnout fuels Warnock victory
The Rev. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, has defeated Sen. Kelly Loeffler in a special election for an unexpired term for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia
2:12AM ( 1 hour ago )
Kim opens North Korean congress by admitting policy failures
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has admitted that his economic development plans have failed as he opens the first full ruling party congress in five years
1:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
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 )
Self-described American nationalist is held in NYC bomb hoax
A self-described American nationalist suspected of leaving a hoax explosive device in a car at a New York City mall is facing criminal charges after turning himself in to police
6:03PM ( 9 hours ago )
Sharpton: Firing officer who killed Andre Hill is not enough
The life of Andre Hill was commemorated Tuesday morning as family and lawmakers called for justice to be brought against the white Columbus police officer who fatally shot the 47-year-old days before Christmas
5:33PM ( 9 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
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 )
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 ( 3 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 ( 8 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 )
Self-described American nationalist is held in NYC bomb hoax
A self-described American nationalist suspected of leaving a hoax explosive device in a car at a New York City mall is facing criminal charges after turning himself in to police
6:03PM ( 9 hours ago )