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US Space Command site to be located in Huntsville, Alabama

US Space Command site to be located in Huntsville, Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday that the new U.S.

US carries out its 1st execution of female inmate since 1953

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A Kansas woman was executed Wednesday for strangling an expectant mother in Missouri and cutting the baby from her womb, the first time in nearly seven decades that the U.S. government has put to death a female inmate.
Fed survey finds economy slowing in some areas of country

Fed survey finds economy slowing in some areas of country

WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey of U.S. business conditions has found modest economic gains at the start of the year, although some parts of the country saw slowdowns stemming from a renewed surge of COVID-19 cases.
SAG Awards moves air date to avoid conflict with Grammys

SAG Awards moves air date to avoid conflict with Grammys

LOS ANGELES — The Screen Actors Guild Awards will not share the same air date as the Grammys after all. The SAG Awards announced Wednesday that the 27th annual ceremony has been moved to April 4.
US budget deficit up 60.7% in first 3 months of budget year

US budget deficit up 60.7% in first 3 months of budget year

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government's deficit in the first three months of the budget year was a record-breaking $572.9 billion, 60.7% higher than the same period a year ago, as spending to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic surged while revenue declined.
Delayed Kennedy Center Honors to be rescheduled for mid-May

Delayed Kennedy Center Honors to be rescheduled for mid-May

WASHINGTON — Five months after they were postponed because of the coronavirus, the annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming back in May, possibly in a series of small events, organizers announced Wednesday.
Trump business backlash part of 'cancel culture,' son says

Trump business backlash part of 'cancel culture,' son says

NEW YORK — The PGA cancelled its tournament at his golf course. Banks say they won’t lend to him anymore. New York City is ending his contract to operate the Central Park skating rink.
Tom Hanks heads TV special celebrating Biden's inauguration

Tom Hanks heads TV special celebrating Biden's inauguration

NEW YORK — Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime TV special celebrating the inauguration of Joe Biden as president of the United States, with performances by Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato and Ant Clemons.
Rare Tintin comic book art set to sell for millions in Paris

Rare Tintin comic book art set to sell for millions in Paris

PARIS — Not even the coronavirus can get in the way of intrepid Belgian reporter and comic book legend Tintin.
Amazon seeks to keep right-wing app Parler offline

Amazon seeks to keep right-wing app Parler offline

Seattle-based Amazon.com, Inc.