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Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'

Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is likely to start after Joe Biden's inauguration, and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, is telling senators their decision on whether to convict the outgoing president over the Capitol ri

Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump’s vision of “America First” in favour of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he's able to regain the trust of allies and convince them that Trumpism is just a blip in
US calls Bahrain, UAE 'major security partners'

US calls Bahrain, UAE 'major security partners'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United States called Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates “major security partners" early Saturday, a previously unheard of designation for the two countries home to major American military operations.
No winner of Mega Millions $750M; Powerball drawing Saturday

No winner of Mega Millions $750M; Powerball drawing Saturday

DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the largest jackpots in U.S. history will grow even larger since there was no winner for Friday's drawing of the Mega Millions' $750 million top prize.
UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020

UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020

CAMEROON, Cameroon — A new U.N.
Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.
Official: 2 insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamen

Official: 2 insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamen

KABUL — At least two members of an Afghan militia opened fire on their fellow militiamen in the western Herat province, killing 12, in what provincial police on Saturday described as an insider attack.

INAUGURATION EXPLAINER: Biden's event will be very different

WASHINGTON — Between the still-raging pandemic and suddenly very real threat of violence, the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris next Wednesday promises to be one of the most unusual in American history.
House arrest plan for invader of Pelosi's office halted

House arrest plan for invader of Pelosi's office halted

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge in Washington on Friday night halted a plan to release and put on house arrest the Arkansas man photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol.