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Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

NEW YORK — The baseball Hall of Fame won’t have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on-the-field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown on this year's ballot.
Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

HOUSTON — A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S.
Democrats prep Biden's virus aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep Biden's virus aid package with or without GOP

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package even if it means using procedural tools to pass the legislation on their own, leaving Republicans behind.
AP Exclusive: DOJ rescinds ‘zero tolerance’ immigration rule

AP Exclusive: DOJ rescinds ‘zero tolerance’ immigration rule

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a “zero tolerance” enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations.
Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of state

Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of state

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Antony Blinken as America’s top diplomat, tasked with carrying out President Joe Biden’s commitment to reverse the Trump administration’s “America First” doctrine that weakened international alliances.
Let down your hair: New Army rules for ponytails, nail colour

Let down your hair: New Army rules for ponytails, nail colour

WASHINGTON — Female soldiers can let their hair down, and flash a little nail colour under new rules being approved by the Army. But male soldiers will still have to shave.
Republican-controlled states advance bills to limit abortion

Republican-controlled states advance bills to limit abortion

HELENA, Mont. — Four new proposed abortion restrictions passed the state House Tuesday in Montana, one of several states where GOP gains are lending more momentum to prohibitions on the procedure.
Elliot Page and Emma Portner divorcing after 3 years

Elliot Page and Emma Portner divorcing after 3 years

NEW YORK — Actor Elliot Page and Emma Portner said Tuesday that they are divorcing after three years of marriage.
Widespread internet outages hit northeast U.S.

Widespread internet outages hit northeast U.S.

Internet users across the northeast U.S. experienced widespread outages for several hours Tuesday, interrupting work and school because of an unspecified Verizon network issue.
Russia, US exchange documents to extend nuclear pact

Russia, US exchange documents to extend nuclear pact

MOSCOW — Russia and the United States traded documents Tuesday to extend their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty days before it is due to expire, the Kremlin said. A Kremlin readout of a phone call between U.S.