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Wednesday December 2nd, 2020 10:27AM
UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use
Britain has authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for use, greenlighting the first shot backed up by rigorous scientific review
9:32AM ( 13 minutes ago )
St. Paul police chief: Officer shouldn't have shot Black man
St. Paul, Minnesota's police chief says an officer who shot and wounded a Black man who emerged naked from a dumpster while being sought in connection with a sexual assault failed to measure up to department standards
9:26AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Israeli lawmakers take a step toward new national elections
Israel has taken a major step toward plunging into its fourth national election in under two years
9:08AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Robert Mueller does rare interview in 'Oath' podcast
Former special counsel Robert Mueller consents to a rare interview in Chuck Rosenberg's “The Oath” podcast, out on Wednesday
8:58AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Bobcat burned in California wildfire set for release to wild
A young bobcat that was badly burned in a Southern California wildfire will be released back into the wild
8:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
China's space ambitions: Robot on Mars, a human on the moon
China’s landing of its third probe on the moon is part of an increasingly ambitious space program that has a robot rover en route to Mars, is developing a reusable space plane and is planning to put humans back on the lunar surface
8:26AM ( 1 hour ago )
People magazine reveals its '2020 People of the Year'
People magazine has named George Clooney, Dr_ Anthony Fauci, Selena Gomez and Regina King as the “2020 People of the Year.”
8:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Report: Climate change damaging more World Heritage sites
A leading conservation agency is warning that climate change is increasingly damaging the U.N.’s most cherished heritage sites
8:20AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam jailed
Three prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have been sentenced to jail for a protest outside police headquarters, as authorities step up a crackdown on opposition to tighten control by Beijing over the territory
7:22AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News Archive
National News
The Latest: Biden: I won't immediately lift China tariffs
President-elect Joe Biden says he won’t immediately lift tariffs placed by President Donald Trump on many imports from China or break Trump’s initial trade deal
9:27AM ( 19 minutes ago )
EU looks forward to Biden resetting trans-Atlantic relations
The European Union is grasping the imminent arrival of the Biden administration as a key moment to reset relations with the United States after four years of acrimony under President Donald Trump
7:46AM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Tucson votes in mandatory nightly curfew
At the urging of Mayor Regina Romero, the Tucson City Council voted to establish a mandatory nightly curfew for three weeks in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19
12:16AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Washington
Pushed to rush, FDA head says feds will get vaccine 'right'
The head of the agency responsible for authorizing COVID-19 vaccines says it will take the time needed to get the vaccine right
6:16PM ( 15 hours ago )
Trump files lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election results
President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in Wisconsin seeking to disqualify more than 221,000 ballots in a longshot attempt to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s win in the battleground state he lost by nearly 20,700 votes
4:02PM ( 17 hours ago )
Barr: No evidence of fraud that’d change election outcome
Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud and has seen nothing that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election
3:15PM ( 18 hours ago )
AP Elections Archive
Elections
Austria to allow Christmas skiing but many restrictions stay
Austrian officials say they will allow skiing to start on Dec. 24, but will limit the capacity of ski lifts and keep restaurants, bars and hotels largely closed until early January
9:00AM ( 46 minutes ago )
EU stops short of advising against holiday travel over virus
The European Union’s executive commission is urging member countries to keep strong anti-COVID 19 restrictions in place to avoid a post-holiday surge of coronavirus cases and deaths but has stopped short of advising against travel
8:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: US adviser hopes for vaccine approval soon
A leader of the Trump administration’s effort to produce and distribute a coronavirus vaccine says he expects the Food and Drug Administration to soon authorize the use of a vaccine
8:29AM ( 1 hour ago )
More Health & Medicine News
Health and Medicine
Experts: Virus numbers could be erratic after Thanksgiving
The coronavirus testing numbers that have guided much of the nation’s response to the pandemic are likely to be erratic over the next week or so
6:03PM ( 4 days ago )
Poland, Hungary PMs to meet over EU budget veto strategy
The prime ministers of Poland and Hungary are meeting discuss their threat to veto the European Union's next budget and massive pandemic aid package that links the disbursement of EU funds to the members' rule of law standards
8:16AM ( 2 days ago )