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Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a video screen remotely addressing the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at U.N. headquarters. This year's annual gathering of world leaders at U.N. headquarters will be almost entirely "virtual." Leaders have been asked to pre-record their speeches, which will be shown in the General Assembly chamber, where each of the 193 U.N. member nations are allowed to have one diplomat present. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responsesChina, Russia and the United States have clashed at the United Nations over responsibility for the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Kraft on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, saying they couldn't go forward after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlor sex. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex chargeNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not face trial on charges he paid for massage parlor sex
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo, absentee ballots to be counted are moved at City Hall in Garden City, Mich. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency’s own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Post office defends on claims that cuts threaten electionOfficials from six states and the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to halt what they say are slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service that threaten the upcoming presidential election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This Sept. 23, 2020, file photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, in Washington. Donald Trump's niece followed up her best-selling, tell-all book with a lawsuit Thursday, Sept, 24, 2020, alleging that the president and two of his siblings cheated her out of millions of dollars over several decades while squeezing her out of the family business. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump niece files suit saying family cheated her of millionsPresident Donald Trump's niece has followed up her best selling tell-all book with a lawsuit alleging that Trump and two of his siblings cheated her out of tens of millions of dollars
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham speaks as he joins Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey as they hold a news conference to urge Arizonans to participate in the nation's once-a-decade census population count Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Phoenix. Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats and result in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina losing $500 million in federal funding for healthcare for its neediest residents. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Order forces Census to do more visits, rely less on recordsEven as the U.S. Census Bureau aims to finish the 2020 census by the end of the month, about a half dozen areas of the country have seen slight declines this week in the rate of households being counted
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Claire Reagan plays with her daughter Abbie, 3, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, outside her home in Olathe, Kan. Reagan is keeping her son Evan, age 5, from starting kindergarten and her daughter from preschool due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
US parents delaying preschool and kindergarten amid pandemicChildren who had preschool cut short in the spring are now being held out of kindergarten at higher than normal rates as many school districts begin the year online
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2018 file photo, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. The United Nations makes a point of welcoming all nations, regardless of political persuasion. But in many ways, there's a love-hate relationship between the North and the U.N. One important thing the North gets from the U.N. is a direct point of contact with the 192 other member nations, including a host of countries that would be loath to send their diplomats to pay homage in Pyongyang, pre-eminent among them, the United States.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
For North Korea, UN membership is a key link to larger worldTo pay close attention to North Korean diplomacy is to notice the many ways it upends the stereotype of the isolated, nuclear-armed wildcard of Northeast Asia
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, file photo, a person drops applications for mail-in-ballots into a mailbox in Omaha, Neb. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency’s own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nearsData obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency’s own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Police and protesters converge during a demonstration, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired officer Brett Hankison Wednesday to a judge in Louisville, where the shooting took place. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
In Taylor case, limits of law overcome calls for justiceThe outcome in the case of Breonna Taylor demonstrates the vast disconnect between the public’s perception of what justice should look like and the limits of the law when police use deadly force
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This image shows a recipe for Chicken Parmesan Baked Ziti. More people are cooking at home these days, and when they do eat restaurant food, they’re often looking for comfort food, experts say. Other trends include simpler recipes, recipes with fewer ingredients, one-pot meals, sheet-pan meals, finger food and pantry-ingredient recipes, all up significantly year over year. (Cheyenne M. Cohen/Katie Workman via AP)
From quick shortcuts to slow cookers, how we're eating nowIn normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this May 6, 2020 file photo, nominee Justin Walker to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,  judges and their perceived ideological purity are facing even greater scrutiny.(Caroline Brehman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Trump-appointed judges under an election-year political lensFederal judge Eli Richardson in Nashville was an appointee of President Donald Trump
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Rev. Raymond Johnson sits at Jefferson Square Park where a makeshift memorial has been set up in honor of Breonna Taylor, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.  A grand jury on Wednesday, Sept. 23 indicted one officer on counts of wanton endangerment for firing into a home next to Taylor's with people in it, while declining to charge police officers for the fatal shooting of Taylor. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
The Latest: White House: Hearts go out to Taylor's familyWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says she’s not aware of any conversation between President Donald Trump and the family of Breonna Taylor but that their hearts go out to her family
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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