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AP Top U.S. News at 10:25 a.m. EST

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Biden to double free COVID tests, add N95s, to fight omicron
President Joe Biden says the government plans to double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans
11:25AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Biden highlighting federal 'surge' to help weather omicron
President Joe Biden is highlighting the federal government’s efforts to “surge” COVID-19 testing and medical personnel to help overwhelmed medical facilities
10:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
Thousands of federal inmates to be released under 2018 law
The Justice Department will begin transferring thousands of inmates out of federal prisons this week as part of a sweeping criminal justice overhaul signed by President Donald Trump more than three years ago
9:11AM ( 3 hours ago )
U.S. News
Biden heads to Senate with voting legislation on the line
President Joe Biden is set to meet privately with Senate Democrats at the Capitol, a visit intended to deliver a jolt to the party’s long-stalled voting and elections legislation
11:57AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Ohio governor facing primary: no pandemic response regrets
GOP Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says he has no regrets about his response to the coronavirus pandemic, even if Republican voters who thought he went too far are angry enough to vote him out in the upcoming May primary
11:52AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Nobel body criticizes Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy over war
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the prestigious Peace Prize, has issued a very rare admonition to the 2019 winner, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, over the war and humanitarian crisis in his country’s Tigray region
11:45AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Kazakhstan: Russia-led alliance's troops prepare to pull out
The Russian Defense Ministry says troops that are part of a Russia-led security alliance are preparing to pull out of Kazakhstan
10:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
Nobel body criticizes peace prize winner Abiy over Tigray
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the prestigious Peace Prize, has issued a very rare admonition to the 2019 winner, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, over the war and humanitarian crisis in his country’s Tigray region
10:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Djokovic in Australian Open draw as visa saga continues
Novak Djokovic has remained in limbo even after he was included in the draw for the Australian Open, with the tennis star still awaiting a government decision on whether to deport him for not being vaccinated for COVID-19
10:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP National News
Oregon Supreme Court to decide Kristof eligibility
The Oregon Supreme Court has agreed to determine whether former New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof is eligible to run for governor, less than a week after election officials declared him ineligible because he failed to meet the three-year residency requirement
8:22PM ( 15 hours ago )
Biden pays silent tribute as Reid lies in state at Capitol
The late Sen_ Harry Reid has been remembered at the U_S_ Capitol as a “legendary leader.”
8:17PM ( 15 hours ago )
Families prepare to lay to rest victims lost in Bronx fire
Prayers and the compelling need to bury the dead have filled a Bronx mosque, as a bereaved community began saying goodbye to those lost in New York City’s most devastating fire in decades
7:24PM ( 16 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Biden to double free COVID tests, add N95s, to fight omicron
President Joe Biden says the government plans to double to 1 billion the rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests to be distributed free to Americans
11:25AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Biden highlighting federal 'surge' to help weather omicron
President Joe Biden is highlighting the federal government’s efforts to “surge” COVID-19 testing and medical personnel to help overwhelmed medical facilities
10:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
Thousands of federal inmates to be released under 2018 law
The Justice Department will begin transferring thousands of inmates out of federal prisons this week as part of a sweeping criminal justice overhaul signed by President Donald Trump more than three years ago
9:11AM ( 3 hours ago )
Abortion grows as priority issue for Democrats: AP-NORC poll
A new poll finds Democrats increasingly view protecting abortion rights as a high priority for the government as Roe v
12:10AM ( 12 hours ago )
Oregon Supreme Court to decide Kristof eligibility
The Oregon Supreme Court has agreed to determine whether former New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof is eligible to run for governor, less than a week after election officials declared him ineligible because he failed to meet the three-year residency requirement
8:22PM ( 15 hours ago )