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National Guard troops walk outside the Capitol as the security perimeter continues to shrink and many Guard units head home, two days after the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 in Washington.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Building on success, nonprofits aim to keep aiding electionsDemocracy, as President Joe Biden declared in his inaugural speech, survived a barrage of misinformation and an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to achieve a peaceful transfer of power
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020 file photo, a woman wears a face mask as she walks past a GameStop store in Des Plaines, Ill. Two hedge funds are bowing out of their short positions on the money-losing video game retailer. Citron Research’s Andrew Left said in a video posted on YouTube that his company is going to become more judicious in shorting stocks. Melvin Capital is also exiting GameStop, with manager Gabe Plotkin telling CNBC that the hedge fund was taking a significant loss.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
In GameStop saga unfolding on Wall Street, 2 Goliaths fallIn the David and Goliath saga that has been captivating and confusing Wall Street recently, Goliath has fallen
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In a photo provided by the Kent County Sheriff, Ty Garbin is shown in a booking photo. Garbin, one of six men charged in an alleged plot to snatch Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has agreed to plead guilty to a kidnapping conspiracy, according to court document filed Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. The filing was made by prosecutors ahead of Ty Garbin's appearance in federal court in Grand Rapids. (Kent County Sheriff via AP File)
Man to plead guilty in plot to kidnap Michigan governorOne of six men charged in an alleged plot to snatch Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has agreed to plead guilty to a kidnapping conspiracy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Court filing: Man agrees to plead guilty to conspiracy in plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen WhitmerCourt filing: Man agrees to plead guilty to conspiracy in plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Hostage Situation in Austin Doctor's Office Ends in DeathsA more than six-hour hostage situation at a doctor's office in Austin, Texas, has ended with two people dead. Police were notified at 4:30pm Tuesday and spent hours attempting to communicate with those inside. The American-Statesman shares some of the lines SWAT team negotiators were overheard saying via loudspeaker:...
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Woman injured by police during Floyd unrest settles lawsuitThe city of Minneapolis has settled the first lawsuit by a demonstrator injured by a police projectile in violent protests that followed the death of George Floyd
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UN experts fault Italy in drownings of over 200 migrantsIndependent human rights experts who work with the United Nations say Italy failed to protect the “right to life” of over 200 migrants who died when the boat they were on sank in the Mediterranean Sea in October 2013
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Worker Javad Memarzadeh, of Needham, Mass., right, dusts washers in a display, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at a Home Depot location, in Boston.  Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticketed manufactured goods rose a moderate 0.9% in November  with a key category that tracks business investment plans showing a gain. The Commerce Department said Wednesday, Dec. 23 that the November gain in orders for durable goods, items expected to last at least three years, followed stronger gains in recent months including a 3.8% rise in October.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
US durable goods orders show modest 0.2% December gainOrders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a modest 0.2% in December, held back by a big drop in the volatile aircraft sector
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Man hits 2 deer with new car, then he hits $2M in lotteryAn unlucky start to a North Carolina man’s day turned upside down when he discovered he won a $2 million lottery prize hours after hitting two deer with his new car
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Tennessee Duck Hunter: I Saw This Man Kill My FriendsA 70-year-old Tennessee man is believed to be on the run after allegedly killing two people and should be considered "armed and dangerous," authorities say . David Vowell of Martin faces two counts of first degree murder after two duck hunters were killed in Obion County on Monday morning, reports NBC...
Newser2 hours ago
Orders to US factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose modest 0.2% in December with investment posting 0.6% gainOrders to US factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose modest 0.2% in December with investment posting 0.6% gain
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 handout photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a B-52 bomber from the 2nd Bomb Wing of Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, right, flies with Royal Saudi Air Force F-15s during a mission in the Middle East. The U.S. military said Wednesday it again flew a B-52 bomber over the Middle East "to deter potential aggression" amid tensions with Iran. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Roslyn Ward, via AP)
US B-52 bomber again flies over Mideast amid Iran tensionsThe U.S. military says it has again flown a B-52 bomber over the Middle East “to deter potential aggression” amid tensions with Iran
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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