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Tuesday June 15th, 2021 8:06AM

AP Top News at 12:24 a.m. EST

By The Associated Press
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Muddled promises on schools pose political problem for Biden
Republicans have seized on confusion surrounding President Joe Biden’s goal to reopen a majority of schools within his first 100 days, painting the president as beholden to teachers’ unions at the expense of American families
12:15AM ( 16 minutes ago )
US needs to brace itself for more deadly storms, experts say
The deadly winter storms that knocked out power for millions in Texas and other states have exceeded the worst-case scenarios of many U.S. utilities
12:12AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Asian shares mostly lower after mixed day on Wall Street
Shares are mostly lower in Asia after a mixed session on Wall Street as losses by technology and industrial companies offset other gains
12:08AM ( 23 minutes ago )
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Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm looms
Millions of Americans endured another frigid day without electricity or heat in the aftermath of a deadly winter storm
11:44PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans' path to power
Not even a month after leaving office, former President Donald Trump is escalating a political war within his own party that could undermine the GOP’s ability to fight President Joe Biden’s agenda and ultimately return to power
9:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Facebook blocks Australians from accessing news on platform
Facebook has announced it has blocked Australians from viewing and sharing news on the platform because of proposed laws in the country to make digital giants pay for journalism
8:17PM ( 4 hours ago )
AP National News
Players return to COVID protocols as spring training opens
Pitchers and catchers around baseball reported to spring training Wednesday appreciating what’s at stake as they try to follow COVID-19 protocols make sure the season runs with minimal interruptions
6:57PM ( 5 hours ago )
Crippling weather hampers vaccine deliveries, distribution
Just as vaccine efforts ramp up and gain speed, the icy blast across much of the United States has injected more confusion and frustration into the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination drive
6:39PM ( 5 hours ago )
UN chief urges global plan to reverse unfair vaccine access
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is sharply criticizing the “wildly uneven and unfair” distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, saying 10 countries have administered 75 percent of vaccinations and demanding a global effort to get all people in every nation vaccinated as soon as possible
6:25PM ( 6 hours ago )
Top General short headlines
Muddled promises on schools pose political problem for Biden
Republicans have seized on confusion surrounding President Joe Biden’s goal to reopen a majority of schools within his first 100 days, painting the president as beholden to teachers’ unions at the expense of American families
12:15AM ( 16 minutes ago )
US needs to brace itself for more deadly storms, experts say
The deadly winter storms that knocked out power for millions in Texas and other states have exceeded the worst-case scenarios of many U.S. utilities
12:12AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Asian shares mostly lower after mixed day on Wall Street
Shares are mostly lower in Asia after a mixed session on Wall Street as losses by technology and industrial companies offset other gains
12:08AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Migrants on the move again in Mexico and Central America
The first Mexican shelter reached by migrants after trekking through the Guatemalan jungle has hosted nearly 1,500 migrants only six weeks into the year compared to 3,000 all of last year, even though it has halved its dormitory capacity due to the pandemic
12:01AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Serena stopped: Osaka beats Williams in Australian Open SF
Naomi Osaka has stopped Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title in the Australian Open semifinals
11:47PM ( 45 minutes ago )