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Mexico reports new one-day record of 1,584 COVID-19 deaths

Mexico reports new one-day record of 1,584 COVID-19 deaths

MEXICO CITY — Mexico reported its highest daily death toll since the coronavirus pandemic began, with 1,584 deaths confirmed Tuesday. There was also a near-record one-day rise in new virus cases of 18,894. Mexico has seen almost 1.
Capitol rioters hold out long-shot hope for a Trump pardon

Capitol rioters hold out long-shot hope for a Trump pardon

In what could be the longest of legal long shots, several of those arrested for storming the U.S. Capitol are holding out hope that President Donald Trump will use some of his last hours in office to grant the rioters a full pardon.

Two Fox News political executives out after Arizona call

NEW YORK — Two of Fox News Channel's top news executives involved in the controversial — but correct — election night call of Arizona for Democrat Joe Biden are out at the network.
Alabama museum to restore full-sized mockup of space shuttle

Alabama museum to restore full-sized mockup of space shuttle

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Alabama announced plans Tuesday to restore the world’s only full-sized mockup of a space shuttle coupled with an external fuel tank and twin rocket boosters.
California sheriff's deputy, suspect dead following shootout

California sheriff's deputy, suspect dead following shootout

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California sheriff’s deputy was killed and another deputy was wounded in a shootout with a suspect who gunned down a K-9 dog before he was fatally shot, authorities said.

UN chief intends to invite Cyprus rivals to meet soon

CAMEROON, Cameroon — U.N.
McConnell: Trump 'provoked' Capitol siege, mob was fed lies

McConnell: Trump 'provoked' Capitol siege, mob was fed lies

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday explicitly blamed President Donald Trump for the deadly riot at the Capitol, saying the mob was “fed lies” and the president and others “provoked” those intent on overturning Democrat J
Trump blocks Venezuelans' deportation in last political gift

Trump blocks Venezuelans' deportation in last political gift

CARACAS, Venezuela — With the clock winding down on his term, U.S.
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.
South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus

South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer dies of virus

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's trailblazing Black food writer Dorah Sitole's latest cookbook was widely hailed in December as a moving chronicle of her journey from humble township cook to famous, well- travelled author.