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Harden scores career-best 61, Rockets edge Knicks 114-110

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James Harden scored a career-high 61 points, tying Kobe Bryant's record for a visiting opponent at the current Madison Square Garden, and the Houston Rockets edged the New York Knicks 114-110. More>>

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Russia and Turkey mull next steps in war-torn Syria

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Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Moscow for Syria talks with Putin as their governments bargain over zones of influence. More>>

Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

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Venezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to shift loyalties that until recently looked solidly behind President Nicolas Maduro. More>>

AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agency Video included

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AP Exclusive: A South Korean man who was deported from the United States to South Korea in 2016 is suing the Seoul government and a private adoption agency over what he calls gross negligence. More>>

AP-NORC poll: Shutdown drags Trump approval to yearlong low

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AP-NORC poll: Shutdown drags Trump approval to lowest mark in year as Americans reject rationale for wall. More>>

The Latest: Some recalled IRS workers can stay off the job

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The White House isn't saying whether President Donald Trump will veto a bill that's in the Senate to reopen the government through Feb. 8 while negotiations continue over his demand for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. More>>

The shutdown today: Pelosi, Trump clash over Tuesday speech Video included

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The shutdown today: Candy and a walkout by the president. More>>

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress

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President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer is postponing his public testimony to Congress. More>>

The Latest: Trump says he'll give address once shutdown ends

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President Donald Trump says he is planning to deliver his State of the Union address next week in front of a joint session of Congress. More>>

2020 Democratic primary field puts diversity in spotlight

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The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party's diversity as it seeks a nominee who can build a coalition to take on President Donald Trump. More>>

Iranian TV anchor held as witness is released from US jail

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An attorney with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee says an Iranian television anchorwoman has been released from a U.S. jail. More>>

Dems prepare own border security package shunning Trump wall Video included

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Senate to vote Thursday on competing bills proposing to end shutdown, albeit in very different ways. More>>

Trump says he'll give State of Union after shutdown ends

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The White House is proceeding with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech in front of a joint session of Congress on Tuesday without knowing whether Democrats will let him have that stage. More>>

Q&A: A look at what happens when drones get near airports

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Drone sightings reported by airline pilots over New Jersey renew questions about how to accommodate the popular devices into the nation's airspace. More>>

Police: Former prison guard trainee kills 5 in Florida bank

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Police are expected to give additional details about a shooting at a Florida bank that left five dead and a former prison guard trainee arrested. More>>

Iowa Sen. Ernst denies allegation of affair with soldier

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Sen. Joni Ernst is denying allegations leveled by her ex-husband that she had an affair with a subordinate while she served in the military. More>>

Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby

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Phoenix police say a licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault in the impregnation of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility. More>>

Government shutdown poses increasing risk to wider economy

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As shutdown drags on, government closure poses increasing risk to wider US economy. More>>

Pelosi works her health care strategy from the ground up

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Shoring up 'Obamacare' and lowering prescription drug prices are priorities for Pelosi. More>>

At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation

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Hong Kong's Beijing-backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she's "quite worried" that the rules-based system that has governed global trade for decades is under threat. More>>

Witness: El Chapo's wife was in on plans for prison escape

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A witness at the U.S. trial of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo has implicated the kingpin's wife in his 2015 prison escape. More>>

Police: Links sought between 4 victims, man in US illegally

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A Nevada community shaken by the fatal shootings of four people over the past two weeks is grateful that the suspect is behind bars, but a motive for the crimes remains unknown. More>>

DACA recipients see little reason to hope in latest proposal

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Immigrants brought to U.S. as children see little reason to be hopeful about latest proposal to extend DACA protections. More>>

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested

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Authorities say five people have been killed in a shooting at a Florida bank. More>>

Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

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A former commander in the NYPD's gun licensing bureau says President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without proper credentials. More>>

Telescopes capture moment of impact during eclipse of moon

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Astronomers managed to capture the moment of an impact on this week's eclipsed moon. More>>

LA teachers union, school district team to seek state money

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Los Angeles teachers will go back to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials. More>>

Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazy

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Pope Francis is looking to leave the sex abuse scandal buffeting his papacy behind as he heads to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

NY lawmakers pass state Dream Act

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Lawmakers in New York state have voted to extend state financial aid to students who were brought into the country illegally as children. More>>

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

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Seven weeks after a massive earthquake struck Alaska, the seemingly endless aftershocks are keeping many residents filled with anxiety. More>>

AP-NORC Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change

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Americans say natural disasters and their local weather are influencing their views on climate change. More>>

States move to ease restrictions on child sex-abuse lawsuits

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Several states are poised to ease statute-of-limitation laws that have thwarted many now-adult victims of child sex-abuse from seeking justice in court. More>>

Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company

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Lawsuits are seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the opioid crisis in the US, but one family is getting a lot of the scrutiny. More>>

Poll: Support for 'Medicare-for-all' fluctuates with details

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Poll: Support for 'Medicare-for-all' fluctuates with details pro and con. More>>

UN health agency: Rising misconduct reports are 'positive'

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The World Health Organization says it is seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. health agency, describing the trend as "a positive thing.". More>>

3 years later, no one is in jail over Flint tainted water

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No one has been convicted of a felony in the Flint water investigation, three years after the start of a state criminal probe. More>>

Kentucky school comes under fire after Washington incident

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Kentucky's Covington Catholic High School has suddenly found itself a symbol of the nation's deep divisions over race, class and culture. More>>

EU's antitrust cop lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny

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EU antitrust enforcer and Silicon Valley nemesis Vestager lays groundwork for more tech scrutiny after term ends. More>>

Correction: Native American March-Videos story

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Students at a Kentucky Catholic school who were involved in a video showing them mocking Native Americans outside after a Washington rally could face expulsion. More>>

Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry

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When the gun industry gathers for its annual show, it will be facing a changed political landscape. More>>

1 point away, Serena stunned by Pliskova at Australian Open

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Naomi Osaka reached the Australian Open semifinals for the first time by stretching her Grand Slam winning streak to 12 matches. More>>

AP sources: Trump, others agitated by Giuliani's performance

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Rudy Giuliani's latest scattershot media blitz agitated President Donald Trump and some of his allies. More>>

Florida's 2018 youth vote swells over previous midterm

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Florida's youth vote in the 2018 election was significantly higher than the previous midterm, following get-out-the vote efforts by Parkland activists. More>>

Sanders says it's laughable that White House is inaccessible

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says it's laughable that administration is not accessible to reporters. More>>

Valentino's dramatic Paris couture has Celine Dion weeping

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Drama reached its height at Wednesday's couture collection in Paris, even by Valentino's standards. More>>

Catholic student says he didn't disrespect Native American

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A Catholic boys' school widely criticized after a confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington is reopening under the watchful eye of law enforcement in Kentucky. More>>

Russell Baker, author and NY Times columnist is dead at 93

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist Russell Baker has died at age 93. More>>

Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in

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Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. More>>

Democratic Mayor Pete Buttigieg joins 2020 presidential race

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APNewsBreak: South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg takes step toward presidential bid, forms exploratory committee. More>>

The Latest: Venezuelans in Spain protest Maduro's rule

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A statue of former socialist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been burnt to a crisp amid a wave of anti-government unrest. More>>

Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troops

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Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court's decision to allow Trump plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue. More>>

Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivals

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Officials say flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport. More>>

Liz Weston: More parents are putting limits on college help

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A survey shows that many parents think they should help pay for college, but more want their kids to contribute and fewer are willing to sacrifice their retirement funds. More>>

Oscar nods honor 'Roma,' 'The Favourite,' 'Black Panther' Video included

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Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" have led all films with 10 nominations each heading to the 91st Academy Awards. More>>

Researchers come face to face with huge great white shark

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Two shark researchers who came face-to-face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. More>>

Supervisor of Navy SEAL charged in war crime case

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Officer who supervised Navy SEAL accused of killing Islamic State prisoner accused of conducting SEAL's re-enlistment ceremony next to corpse; plans to plead not guilty to charges. More>>

Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaint

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Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown is in custody in Paris along with two other people after a woman filed a rape complaint. More>>

Spike Lee likes his Oscar odds with 'BlackKkKlansman'

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Spike Lee on his first Oscar nomination for directing, three decades after 'Do the Right Thing': 'Thirty years is a long time, ain't it?'. More>>

Trump wants to deliver State of Union next week as planned

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The White House is moving forward with President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech next week _ despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. More>>

The Latest: Stosur, Zhang to meet champs in doubles final

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Naomi Osaka has reached her first semifinal at the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Elina Svitolina. More>>

What we know so far about Trump Tower project for Moscow

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Fuzzy on Trump Tower Moscow? Here's what we know so far. More>>

Judge hearing testimony on 2020 census citizenship question

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A federal judge in Maryland is hearing testimony for a trial over the Trump administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a plan that another judge already has blocked. More>>

Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos

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As more videos emerge of an encounter between high school students, Native American marchers and militant black protesters last week in Washington, President Donald Trump is weighing in on the matter saying it appears the students were treated unfairly. More>>

Latest: Los Angeles teachers OK contract, will end strike Video included

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Los Angeles teachers have approved a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district. More>>

Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work needed

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Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is "optimistic" ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling on whether the country's authorities met demands to turn over lab data. More>>

China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

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China demands U.S. drop request for Canada to extradite top Huawei executive. More>>

Afghan security service suffers heavy toll in Taliban attack

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Afghan officials: Taliban attack on military base in eastern province previous day killed at least 45 military personnel. More>>

Salvadoran man to be charged in 4 fatal shootings in Nevada

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Authorities say a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, adding fuel to the immigration debate. More>>

Los Angeles teachers approve contract, end strike Video included

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Hundreds of firefighters are marching in downtown Los Angeles in support of public school teachers whose strike is entering its second week. More>>

Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans Video included

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Democratic criticism aside, Senate Republicans release legislation to implement Trump's proposal to break through budget deadlock. More>>

High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

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The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue. More>>

Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will headline the first full day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a speech to political and business leaders. More>>

Zimbabwe leader: Violence by security forces 'unacceptable'

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Zimbabwe's president says violence by security forces 'unacceptable' and will be investigated. More>>

Trump says he told Sanders 'not to bother' with briefing

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President Trump says he told Press Secretary Sarah Sanders 'not to bother' with traditional White House press briefing. More>>

Correction: Nevada Homicides story

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Authorities investigating four recent Nevada killings say murder charges are pending against a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally. More>>

Democrats lurch left on top policies as 2020 primary begins

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Almost no policy is too liberal for Democrats fighting to win over their party's base as 2020 presidential primary takes shape. More>>

The Latest: Chris Brown released from custody in Paris

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The Paris prosecutor's office says that U.S. singer Chris Brown has been released from custody over rape allegations against him. More>>

Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall election

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Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay and Edgar Martinez seem likely to be elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday. More>>

4 charged in plot to attack Muslim community named Islamberg

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Four people have been arrested on charges they plotted to attack an upstate New York Muslim community named Islamberg with explosives. More>>

Blown-call lawsuit seeks do-over of Rams-Saints game

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It may be the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass: Two New Orleans Saints season ticket holders want a court-ordered do-over of the NFC championship game that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl. More>>

Starbucks rolls out delivery service for coffee drinkers

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Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks. More>>

Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down Trump during VP search

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Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she turned down Donald Trump's request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns. More>>

The Latest: Russia praises cooperation with WADA

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Russia's anti-doping agency has welcomed a WADA decision not to reinstate a suspension after authorities handed over lab data past the deadline. More>>

Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl

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Patriots ride underdog label all the way to their third straight Super Bowl appearance. More>>

Some fear federal safety net is unraveling for those in need

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As the longest government shutdown in U.S. history stretches into a fifth week with no end in sight, America's safety net no longer feels so safe. More>>

The Latest: Cooper, Coogler among surprising Oscar nom snubs

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The Latest: Oscar nominations presentation by actors Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross is about to begin. More>>

Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years

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The Supreme Court is taking up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City's prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits. More>>

3 groups, many videos, many interpretations of DC encounter

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More videos have emerged of the encounter between high school students, Native American marchers and militant black protesters last week in Washington. More>>

On the road to make an affordable car, Tesla cuts jobs

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Electric car and solar panel maker Tesla says it plans to cut its staff by about 7 percent. More>>

Millennial Money: This winter, your credit should freeze too

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Freezing your credit reports is a smart way to protect your financial reputation - especially when you're starting out. More>>

'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

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'Green Book' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards. More>>

King events draw potential Democratic presidential hopefuls

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As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader. More>>

Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' film dead at 78

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A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. More>>

Firefighters to march with striking Los Angeles teachers

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The union representing striking teachers in Los Angeles says the strike will continue into its sixth school day Tuesday regardless of the outcome of negotiations Monday. More>>

Americans take stock of shutdown's everyday effects

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The federal government shutdown is rippling into everyday life even for people who don't usually think their lives are closely tied to Washington. More>>

House Democrats bringing new scrutiny to education secretary

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House Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she's seen since taking office. More>>

Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 7 dead

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Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. More>>

'Rambo,' 'Total Recall' producer Andy Vajna dies at 74

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Hungary's National Film Fund says that Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died. He was 74. More>>

Trump lawyer walks back comments about Moscow project

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President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani is clarifying comments he made about discussions between Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen and then-candidate Trump about a real estate project in Moscow. More>>

UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A Video included

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Prime Minister Theresa May is set to unveil her new plan to break Britain's Brexit deadlock _ and it's expected to look a lot like the old plan decisively rejected by Parliament last week. More>>

Trump's shutdown solution hangs in limbo Video included

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A weekend offer that Trump calls a compromise doesn't appear to be on track to ending the partial government shutdown. More>>

Venezuela quells soldiers' revolt, top court blasts congress

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Security forces have fired tear gas against a group of protesters in Venezuela's capital after an apparent uprising by a national guard unit. More>>

Bolton's test: Massaging Trump tweets into foreign policy

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Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, fine-tunes presidential pronouncements into foreign policy. More>>

Tokyo court rejects Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn's bail request

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A court in Tokyo has rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail. More>>

Reinvented legacy: Nazi's paintings fund foundation for Jews

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The daughter of Hitler architect Albert Speer is accepting an award for starting a foundation to aid Jewish women with cultural projects in Germany. More>>

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

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A report says limiting meat is optimal for people and the planet, but not everyone agrees. More>>

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions

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International Monetary Fund says world economic growth will fall to 3.5 percent this year, slowed by trade tensions, higher interest rates. More>>

Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

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Israel says Iranian targets hit in Syria include munition facilities, intel site, military training camp; 11 dead. More>>

Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon

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Four biologists have identified a surprising potential culprit in the decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales: pink salmon. More>>

After violence, Greek parliament debates deal with Macedonia

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Greece's government has submitted a controversial agreement to parliament aimed at normalizing relations with neighbor Macedonia, a day after violent demonstrations against the deal erupted in Athens. More>>

Super Bowl: Pats vs Rams in a meeting of Past vs Future

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Super Bowl: Patriots vs Rams square off in meeting of Past vs Future. More>>

TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend

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Absence rate among unpaid government airport screeners hits 10 percent. More>>

Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

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Sen. Kamala Harris opens Democratic presidential bid. More>>

More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating

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An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach. More>>

Taliban attack Afghan military base, killing 12

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Afghan officials: Taliban assault on military base, police training center in eastern province kills at least 12. More>>

Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

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A new study finds that we're in a period when asteroids are crashing into Earth more than they used to. More>>

Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

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The sixth-seeded Svitolina fended off five break points in game that went to deuce 11 times, contained 28 points, and was pivotal in a momentum-swinging 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 win that earned her a place in the Australian Open quarterfinals. More>>

Islamic State group targets US convoy in northeastern Syria

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Islamic State suicide bomber targets joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week. More>>

The Latest: Brexit: EU official welcomes scrapping of fee Video included

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Spain and the United Kingdom agree to safeguard voting rights in local elections for citizens residing in the other country regardless of how Brexit unfolds. More>>

Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but NFL wants them gone

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Wagers on how many touchdown passes New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will throw or how many rushing yards Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley will gain are likely to be popular options for bettors in the Super Bowl. More>>

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

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President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani is leaving open the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony. More>>

Hedi Slimane unveils debut menswear show for Celine in Paris

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Psychedelic Peruvian paintings covered panel upon panel of Kenzo's fall menswear show at Paris Fashion Week. More>>

China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

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China's 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low, adding to pressure to end tariff battle with Washington. More>>

2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

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Moon, Earth and sun line up Sunday night for the only total lunar eclipse this year. More>>

Fear and zeal over more guns in violence-plagued Brazil

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Many Brazilians preparing to arm up, but will more guns curb violence in the nation that leads the world in total homicides?. More>>

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

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The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady's brilliance. More>>

GOP senators try to figure how out closely to run with Trump

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Republican senators up for re-election in 2020 are trying to figure out how closely to align themselves with President Donald Trump. More>>

China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

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China's 2018 economic growth decelerated to 6.6 percent after tariff war cooled final quarter. More>>

A scaled-down, but still angry, Women's March returns

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The Women's March is returning to Washington on Saturday, bracing for inclement weather, coping with an ideological split and reconfiguring its route due to the government shutdown. More>>

Death toll reaches 85 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

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They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the ruptured pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says he and his joined others in bypassing the soldiers. More>>

Opioid crisis brings unwanted attention to wealthy family

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The nation's deadly opioid crisis is bringing new and unwanted attention to the wealthy Sackler family and complicating its philanthropic legacy. More>>

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises not to flee

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Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is asking for his release on bail from a two-month detention in Japan. More>>

Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zero

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President Donald Trump is warning Americans affected by the winter storm to "be careful.". More>>

Vonn may be in too much pain to keep skiing

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Lindsey Vonn may have competed in her last ski race with immediate retirement "a possibility". More>>

The Latest: Teen in video says he sought to calm tension

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Teen at center of video confrontation near Lincoln Memorial says he did nothing to provoke, sought to calm situation. More>>

May plans next move in Brexit fight as chances rise of delay Video included

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Britain's trade minister says the country will face a "political tsunami" if the government does not deliver on voters' decision to leave the European Union. More>>

Reports: Sony drops R. Kelly after furor over allegations

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Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster. More>>

In rare move, Israel confirms attacking Iran forces in Syria

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Syrian state TV is reporting an explosion in a southern neighborhood of the capital. More>>

Blown call, Zuerlein's 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

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Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime to send the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl with a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game. More>>

US shutdown stalls training, other prep for wildfire season

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The government shutdown is taking a toll on preparations for this year's wildfire season. More>>

Congo on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid win

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Congo's Constitutional court confirmed the victory of Felix Tshisekedi, dismissing the claims of massive vote fraud by runner-up Martin Fayulu. More>>

At 30-day mark, shutdown logjam remains over border funding

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Trump pitches shutdown proposal that helps some immigrants as a compromise, but Democrats aren't buying it. More>>

Trump salutes remains of 4 Americans killed in Syria attack Video included

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President Donald Trump is heading to Dover Air Force Base to pay tribute to the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week. More>>

The Latest: Pats beat KC in OT, headed back to Super Bowl

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Keith Kirkwood, Ben Watson inactive for Saints in the NFC championship game. More>>

Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

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Roger Federer's bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal. More>>

More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

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Beer snobs in states where grocers could offer only low-alcohol brands are raising their mugs to stronger brews thanks to updated laws that could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain. More>>

Greek protesters angry over Macedonia deal clash with police

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Protesters have clashed with police outside Greece's parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people against the Greek-Macedonia name deal. More>>

UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

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Norfolk Police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed driving without wearing a seatbelt. More>>

World's oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

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The world's oldest man has died at his home _ a hot springs inn _ in northern Japan at the age of 113. More>>

Smaller class sizes not proven but teachers strike for them

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Most educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a quality education and have made it a priority in teacher strikes across the United States, but its effectiveness is still up for debate. More>>

Shutdown leads to delays in lawsuits against government

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Despite the government shutdown, federal courts around the country have remained open and allowed the wheels of justice to keep turning in criminal cases. More>>

'Time to say goodbye': Vonn in too much pain to continue

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Lindsey Vonn may have skied her last race: After failing to finish a World Cup super-G on Sunday as she battles pain in both of her knees, Vonn said immediate retirement "is a possibility but I'm emotional right now". More>>

French yellow vests protest despite Macron's outreach

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Yellow vest groups plan protests in several French cities despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger. More>>

Multiple women eyeing 2020 hands Dems 'wonderful challenge'

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Advocates for gender equality are gearing up for at least four women to compete for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. More>>

Trump says 'things are going very well' with North Korea

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High-level talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planned for this week in Washington. More>>

Harden scores 48 points, Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

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James Harden scored 48 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime. More>>

Los Angeles teachers' strike shows Garcetti risks in '20 bid

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A Los Angeles teachers' strike is highlighting political risks for Mayor Eric Garcetti as he ponders a run for president. More>>

Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

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Photos and video taken by an animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of potentially illicit products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including elephant leather clothing and furniture. More>>

Call for political action after Laquan McDonald cases

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Family of black teen laments less than 7-year prison sentence given to white Chicago officer. More>>

IRA dissidents suspected in Northern Ireland car bomb blast

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Northern Ireland politicians are condemning a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry. More>>

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

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A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 20 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans. More>>

Model in Russian court apologizes for US election claim

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A Belarusian model who last year claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election says she won't be saying anything more about the matter. More>>

Students in 'MAGA' hats mock Native American after rally

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A diocese in Kentucky is looking into videos that show youths, possibly from the diocese's all-male high school, mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. More>>

Storm that carpeted Midwest with snow barrels to New England Video included

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A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend is barreling toward New England. More>>

Tshisekedi declared Congo's president, but runner-up revolts

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Party of Congo's declared election winner rejects African Union request to delay final results. More>>

Survivors: Up to 117 missing from sunken boat off Libya

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A rescue official says survivors have told rescuers that up to 117 migrants might have died when a rubber dinghy capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya. More>>

The Latest: Trump offers 'Dreamers' deal for border wall Video included

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President Donald Trump is expected to announce later Saturday that he is open to trading protections for young immigrants in exchange for money for his long-promised border wall. More>>

Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

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Roger Federer's bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal. More>>

The Latest: Tshisekedi says his win a victory for all Congo

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The Latest: Congo court rejects runner-up Fayulu's challenge to presidential election results. More>>

The Latest: Laquan McDonald killing prompts political action

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Activists angry and disappointed by the outcome of cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald say the path forward is turning tragedy into political power. More>>

The Latest: Slick road leads to 15-vehicle Missouri pileup

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A United Airlines plane has skidded off a runway at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport amid snowy and icy weather. More>>

Trump offers temporary 'Dreamers' deal for border wall Video included

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President Donald Trump says he'll make a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon, as the standstill over his border wall continues. More>>

The Latest: Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blast

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Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says the death toll from a pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 66. More>>

Winter storm forces airline cancellations, road troubles Video included

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People throughout parts of the Midwest woke Saturday to a heavy and steady fall of snow that's forced the cancellation of hundreds of airline flights and made driving dangerous. More>>

Britain's Prince Philip, 97, recovers after Land Rover crash

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Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was recovering at the royal Sandringham estate after the Land Rover he was driving rolled over in a collision with another vehicle. More>>