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A newsstand vendor looks through his display near a magazine with a cover depicting U.S. President Joe Biden near U.S. and Chinese flags in Beijing on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. As a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could be further emboldened by America's troubles at home. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Analysis: Biden faces a more confident China after US chaosAs a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could be more emboldened by America’s troubles at home
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Judge drops virus related case against US surgeon generalA judge in Honolulu dismissed charges Wednesday against U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams after he was cited for allegedly violating local coronavirus restrictions while in Hawaii to help with COVID-19 surge testing efforts
The Associated Press3 hours ago
As Biden Spoke, a Solemn Moment in DelawareAs President Joe Biden gave his inauguration speech in Washington DC on Wednesday, a lone man knelt at the Delaware grave of his son, Beau Biden, Delaware Online reports. “I was thinking of Beau Wednesday … I thought I would drive by Beau's grave and say a short prayer,” writes...
Newser3 hours ago
Mendon firefighters and other emergency personnel respond to a military helicopter crash in a field near Cheese Factory Road and W. Bloomfield Road in Mendon, N.Y., late Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Three National Guard members on the routine training flight were killed, according to authorities. (Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)
Military helicopter crash kills 3 in training exercise in NYThree National Guard members on a routine training flight have been killed in a helicopter crash in a western New York town
The Associated Press4 hours ago
At State Capitols, Protest Numbers Were TinyState capitals around the country were braced for trouble during President Biden's inauguration Wednesday—but crowds of violent pro-Donald Trump demonstrators did not appear. Small numbers of protesters demonstrated in some cities, but they were outnumbered by police and journalists. In Albany, where New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo skipped the...
Newser4 hours ago
FILE - This photo from Wednesday March 7, 2012, shows Illinois gun owners and supporters file NRA applications during an Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day convention before marching to the Illinois State in Springfield, Ill. Lawyers for the influential gun-rights advocacy group told a federal judge Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 that the organization’s recent decision to seek bankruptcy protection and reincorporate in gun-friendly Texas was not an attempt to dodge a lawsuit brought by the attorney general in New York, its current corporate home. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
NRA fights for its future in Texas, New York courtsThe National Rifle Association is in a double-barreled legal battle for its future, moving forward with its bankruptcy case while fighting accusations it only sought Chapter 11 protection to avoid a potentially crippling lawsuit
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A group of protesters carrying anti-President Joe Biden and anti-police signs marched in the streets and tagged and smashed windows at the Democratic Party of Oregon headquarters during the J20 March, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in southeast Portland, Ore. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
Protesters gather, damage Democratic headquarters in Oregon Police say a group of about 150 protesters carrying anti-Biden and anti-police signs marched in Portland streets and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Police: Alabama officers killed man who fired at themAlabama police fatally shot a suspect who authorities said fired at officers multiple times
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, file photo, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., wears a "Trump Won" face mask as she arrives on the floor of the House to take her oath of office on opening day of the 117th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. President Joe Biden's inauguration has sown a mixture of anger, confusion and disappointment among believers in the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory. Greene, who has expressed support for the conspiracy theories, called for Biden’s impeachment across her Twitter, Facebook and Telegram accounts as the new president was sworn in, Wednesday, Jan. 20. (Erin Scott/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theoristsPresident Joe Biden's inauguration has sown a mixture of anger, confusion and disappointment among believers in the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Treasury Secretary-nominee Janet Yellen sits in a chair before the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Yellen taps Obama administration vets for key Treasury rolesThe Treasury Department has announced that Didem Nisanci will serve as Janet Yellen’s chief of staff once Yellen is confirmed by the Senate
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Instagram Influencer's Cause of Death RevealedThe death of an Instagram influencer whose body was found along a Texas road in late November has been ruled a homicide. In the first update about the case since December, authorities also said that an autopsy showed that Alexis Sharkey was strangled to death, Fox News reports. A Houston...
Newser6 hours ago
FILE - In this March 29, 2005, file photo, is then-Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif., speaking during a news conference in San Diego. When Rep. Cunningham admitted in 2005 to accepting $2.4 million in illegal gifts from defense contractors in exchange for government contracts and other favors, it was considered the largest bribery scandal in congressional history. The disgraced former San Diego congressman received one of the pardons issued Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, by President Donald Trump in the final hours of his term. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, file)
Trump pardons in California extend to former congressmanWhen then-Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham admitted in 2005 to accepting $2.4 million in illegal gifts from defense contractors in exchange for government contracts and other favors, it was considered the largest bribery scandal in congressional history
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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