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Imprisoned hacker ordered to be released, promptly deported A federal judge has ordered the compassionate release of a computer hacker serving 20 years for giving the Islamic State group the personal data of hundreds of U.S. government and military personnel, saying the man will be placed in ICE custody for prompt deportation
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LA officials stream annual ceremony honoring unknown deadLos Angeles religious leaders have managed to conduct their annual ceremony honoring those who died with no one to claim their bodies by streaming it live on Facebook this year
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29 inmates charged in deadly 2018 South Carolina prison riotSouth Carolina's attorney general says 29 inmates have been charged in connection with a state prison riot in 2018 that left seven inmates dead and 22 injured
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd migrate onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The Trump Administration has paved the way for an oil and lease sale in Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge scheduling a lease sale for Jan. 6, 2021, before the president leaves office later next month. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File)
US plans oil, gas lease sale in Alaska's Arctic refugeThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to hold an oil and gas lease sale for Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge next month
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This undated photo provided by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office shows Robert Keegan, who is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to second-degree murder, manslaughter and other charges for the Nov. 23, 2020, killing of Aidan Ellison, a Black man. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
Fatal shooting of Black teen roils liberal town in OregonThe killing of a young Black man last month by a white man who complained that he was playing loud music has roiled Ashland, Oregon
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Chart shows the number of additional at-risk individuals who could be vaccinated if the U.S. reserved 10% of available vaccines for at-risk people before distributing to states
Vaccine rollout could ease crisis, but who gets it first?Getting a COVID-19 vaccine to the right people could change the course of the pandemic in the United States
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FILE - This Sunday, April 5, 2020, file photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit. On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court stopped the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident from continuing through the end of October. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Census Bureau says data irregularities being fixed quicklyThe U.S. Census Bureau says only a tiny percentage of records are affected by data irregularities that are putting in jeopardy a year-end deadline for turning in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, then-Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp, left, walks with President Donald Trump as Trump arrives for a rally in Macon , Ga. President Trump said Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 he was “ashamed” for endorsing the Republican governor of Georgia after he lost in the state to Democrat Joe Biden. Trump said on Fox News that Gov. Brian Kemp has “done absolutely nothing” to question the state’s results.. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
Georgia GOP seeks mail-in ballot changes after Biden's winRepublican officials in Georgia are floating additional requirements for the state’s vote-by-mail process — despite no evidence of systemic fraud
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2019, file photo, Casanova attends the world premiere of Amazon Prime Video's "Free Meek" limited documentary series at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York. Authorities said Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, that Casanova, whose legal name is Caswell Senior, was among 18 people indicted in connection to a litany of gang-related crimes including racketeering, murder, drugs, firearms and fraud offenses. (Photo by Jason Mendez/Invision/AP, File)
Rapper Casanova surrenders in federal racketeering caseNew York City rapper Casanova has surrendered to law enforcement following his indictment in a gang-related racketeering case
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Mickey Ganitch, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, holds the base of a football statue he was given, in the living room of his home in San Leandro, Calif., Nov. 20, 2020. Ganitch was getting ready for a match pitting his ship, the USS Pennsylvania, against the USS Arizona when Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The game never happened. Instead, Ganitch spent the morning, still in his football uniform, looking out for attacking planes that anti-aircraft gunners could shoot down. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Survivors remember Pearl Harbor at home this year amid virusThe coronavirus pandemic is preventing Pearl Harbor survivors from attending an annual ceremony to remember those killed in the 1941 attack
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020, file photo, a stretcher is loaded back into an ambulance after EMTs dropped off a patient at a newly opened field hospital operated by Care New England to handle a surge of COVID-19 patients in Cranston, R.I. Across the U.S., the surge has swamped hospitals with patients and left nurses and other health care workers shorthanded and burned out. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
States plan for vaccines as daily US virus deaths top 3,100 States are drafting plans for who gets the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available this month, as the nation’s death toll from the pandemic surpassed 3,100 in a single day for the first time
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A cyclist passes a border wall construction site, in Mission, Texas, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. President-elect Joe Biden will face immediate pressure to fulfill his pledge to stop border wall construction. But he will confront a series of tough choices left behind by President Donald Trump, who's ramped up construction in his final weeks. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Biden is facing high hopes, tough choices on border wallPresident-elect Joe Biden will face immediate pressure to fulfill his pledge to stop border wall construction
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