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Monday January 18th, 2021 6:36PM

The Associated Press

The Associated Press is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City. The AP is owned by its contributing newspapers, radio, and television stations in the United States, all of which contribute stories to the AP and use material written by its staff journalists.
The Associated Press
Inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp
The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment roughly a mile away sent a plume of smoke into the air and caused security concerns
6:32PM ( 3 minutes ago )
California becomes first state to top 3 million virus cases
California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections
6:25PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Prominent anti-abortion activist Joe Scheidler dies at 93
The founder of the Pro-Life Action League has died at the age of 93 in his Chicago home
6:07PM ( 28 minutes ago )
In open letter to Dr. King, Stevie Wonder calls for equality
Stevie Wonder, whose advocacy helped make the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a national holiday, is urging the incoming Biden administration to form a national commission on equality
5:59PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, tapping a progressive ally of Sen. Elizabeth Warren to helm the agency whose creation she championed
5:41PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Harris prepares for central role in Biden's White House
Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office
5:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
Capela, Hunter propel Hawks past Timberwolves; MLK honored
Clint Capela had 23 points and 15 rebounds, De'Andre Hunter scored 25 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-97
5:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
Guatemala troops, police break up caravan of weary migrants
Guatemalan police and soldiers have broken up a group of hundreds of migrants who had spent two nights stuck at a roadblock on a rural highway
5:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
California urges stop to 300K vaccines after some fall ill
California’s state epidemiologist is urging a halt to more than 300,000 COVID-19 vaccinations using a Moderna version because some people who got it needed medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions
5:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data
U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham says he plans to resign with the change in presidential administrations
5:16PM ( 1 hour ago )