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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of...

NEW YORK (AP) — United States health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested. The Centers for Disease Control and...

LOXLEY, Alabama (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damage that...

TAIPEI (AP): US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach arrived in Taiwan on Thursday for the second visit by a high-level American official in two months, prompting a stern warning and threat of possible retaliation from China. Beijing considers...

BERLIN (AP): The Austrian government has spoken up to correct US President Donald Trump’s claim that people in its country live in “forest cities”. Trump recently cited Austria and other European countries as models of good forest management that...

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — California companies must warn their workers of any potential exposure to the coronavirus and must pay their employees workers compensation benefits if they get sick with the disease under two laws that Governor...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has again delayed the start of in-person learning for most of the more than one million students in its public school system. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that most elementary school students...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The author of proposed Australian laws to make Facebook and Google pay for journalism said Thursday his draft legislation will be altered to allay some of the digital giants’ concerns, but remain fundamentally...

PENSACOLA, Florida (AP) — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 miles per hour winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, killing at least one person, swamping homes and forcing the...

LONDON (AP) — Britain imposed tougher restrictions Thursday on people and businesses in parts of northeastern England as the nation attempts to stem the spread of COVID-19 before the colder winter months. Health Secretary Matt Hancock told...
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