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Cruise cut short as passenger tests positive for COVID-19

Cruise cut short as passenger tests positive for COVID-19

SINGAPORE — A passenger on board a Royal Caribbean “cruise to nowhere" has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, prompting the vessel to return early to Singapore on Wednesday.
AP sources: Biden picks Fudge for housing, Vilsack for USDA

AP sources: Biden picks Fudge for housing, Vilsack for USDA

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden made two key domestic policy picks Tuesday, selecting Ohio Rep.
Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97

Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. — Retired Air Force Brig. Gen.
High court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden's Pennsylvania win

High court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden's Pennsylvania win

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania's certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the electoral battleground.
'First Cow,' 'Nomadland' top AP's best films of 2020

'First Cow,' 'Nomadland' top AP's best films of 2020

Good movies kept coming in 2020, even when everything else stopped. In a year that often felt like its own kind of cataclysmic Hollywood production, the movies — even if relegated to smaller screens — were as necessary as ever.
14 Fort Hood soldiers fired, suspended over violence at base

14 Fort Hood soldiers fired, suspended over violence at base

WASHINGTON — The Army on Tuesday said it has fired or suspended 14 officers and enlisted soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, and ordered policy changes to address chronic failures of leadership that contributed to a widespread pattern of violence, includin
Biden makes pitch for retired general to be Pentagon chief

Biden makes pitch for retired general to be Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday made his case for retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be secretary of defence , urging Congress to waive a legal prohibition against a recently serving military officer running the Pentagon.
Trump hails vaccine 'miracle,' with millions of doses soon

Trump hails vaccine 'miracle,' with millions of doses soon

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump celebrated the expected approval of the first U.S.

Pornhub calls halt to unverified users posting on its site

NEW YORK — Pornhub said Tuesday it was halting unverified users from uploading video material after a report alleged that the pornographic website was showing videos of rape and underage sex.
Tesla seeks to sell $5B in stock; CEO Musk moves to Texas

Tesla seeks to sell $5B in stock; CEO Musk moves to Texas

Tesla said Tuesday it is looking to raise up to $5 billion in capital through a stock offering. The announcement came on the same day CEO Elon Musk said he has moved his home to Texas from California.