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From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebs join inaugural

From Gaga to Garth, Miranda to Moreno: Celebs join inaugural

Like so much this past year, the inaugural celebration will be like no other: pared down, distanced, much of it virtual.

NJ high court overturns conviction over 'Shining' reference

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Supreme court has overturned a man's bank robbery conviction because of a prosecutor's reference to a classic horror movie.
Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers and conservative groups opposed President-elect Joe Biden's forthcoming immigration plan Tuesday as massive amnesty for people in the U.S.

Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

HOUSTON — Rapper Bow Wow apologized after Houston’s mayor called him out for attending a crowded gathering at a city nightclub during a weekend packed with concerts as Texas continues to grapple with the coronavirus.

3 militia members charged with plotting Capitol breach

CINCINNATI — Federal authorities presented new details on Tuesday about three self-described members of a paramilitary group who are the first to be charged with plotting the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Biden's Bible puts him in line with inaugural tradition

Biden's Bible puts him in line with inaugural tradition

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will take their oaths of office on Wednesday using Bibles that are laden with personal meaning, writing new chapters in a long-running American tradition — and one that appears nowhere in the law.

Natural gas terminal plans in Oregon hit snag over permit

PORTLAND, Ore.
Italian PM wins crucial vote in Senate with very thin margin

Italian PM wins crucial vote in Senate with very thin margin

ROME — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte squeaked through a crucial Senate confidence vote Tuesday night, allowing him to keep his wobbly coalition afloat but failing to secure the reliable support needed from lawmakers to help him effectively govern th
Trump wishes new administration luck in farewell video

Trump wishes new administration luck in farewell video

WASHINGTON — Trying to repair his tarnished legacy, President Donald Trump trumpeted his administration's accomplishments and wished his successor luck in a farewell video as he spent his final full day in office preparing to issue a flurry of pardon
'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “totally under control.