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Trump impeachment goes to Senate, testing his sway over GOP
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:14:29 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats delivered the impeachment case against Donald Trump to the Senate late Monday for the start of his historic trial, but Republican senators were easing off th...  Full Story

California: Criminal rings loot billions in jobless funds
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:33:31 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sophisticated hackers, identity thieves and overseas criminal rings stole over $11 billion in unemployment benefits from California last year, but the extent of the fraud m...  Full Story

Spurs-Pelicans game called off, as NBA's virus woes continue
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:08:51 -0500

San Antonio’s game in New Orleans was called off Monday night in the latest virus-related postponement for the NBA, one that came when the league determined that neither team would have enoug...  Full Story

Latest honor for Sidney Poitier: A film school in his name
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:34:22 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1963, Sidney Poitier made a film in Arizona, “Lilies of the Field.” The performance led to a huge milestone: He became the first Black winner of a lead-acting Oscar.

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85-year-old fan's streak of Packers playoff games will go on
Sun, 24 Jan 2021 11:43:35 -0500

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — An 85-year-old Green Bay Packers fan who has never missed a playoff game at Lambeau Field thought her streak was coming to an end this week until two charitable brother...  Full Story

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:34:59 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation’s 78th treasury secretary, making her the first woman to hold the job in the ...  Full Story

Bally's, Caesars Entertainment add daily fantasy sport deals
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 17:06:25 -0500

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two major casino companies announced deals Monday with daily fantasy sports providers as they seek to expand their reach and integrate different forms of fan engage...  Full Story

California measure aims to pay off 80% of most unpaid rent
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:44:49 -0500

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top two legislative leaders pledged Monday to pay off 80% of most people's unpaid rent that has piled up during the coro...  Full Story

Some Colombians fear ex-paramilitary leader deported from US
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:05:18 -0500

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — On the north coast of Colombia there is anxiety over the return to the South American country of one of the most feared former paramilitary commanders: Hernán Gir...  Full Story

The Latest: Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 20:10:29 -0500

AUSTIN, Texas — The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Texas continues to fall from record highs as the state nears the end of what has been its deadliest month of the pandemic.

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