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Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm looms

Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm looms

AUSTIN, Texas — Millions of Americans endured another frigid day without electricity or heat in the aftermath of a deadly winter storm as utility crews raced to restore power before another blast of snow and ice sowed more chaos in places least equip
Rush Limbaugh, voice of American conservatism, has died

Rush Limbaugh, voice of American conservatism, has died

Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who ripped into liberals and laid waste to political correctness with a gleeful malice that made him one of the most powerful voices in politics, influencing the rightward push of American conservatism and the rise
Rush Limbaugh, radio king and architect of right wing, dies

Rush Limbaugh, radio king and architect of right wing, dies

Rush Limbaugh called himself a truth detector, doctor of democracy, lover of mankind, all-around good guy and harmless fuzz ball, titles his legions of followers embraced as he boomed from their radios in a daily ritual.
Groups ask Biden for wider environmental review of nuke work

Groups ask Biden for wider environmental review of nuke work

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Watchdog groups want the Biden administration to reconsider a decision by a U.S. agency not to conduct a more extensive environmental review related to production of the plutonium cores used in the nation’s nuclear arsenal.
US govt seizes over 10M phoney N95 masks in COVID-19 probe

US govt seizes over 10M phoney N95 masks in COVID-19 probe

WASHINGTON — Federal agents have seized more than 10 million fake 3M brand N95 masks in recent weeks, the result of an ongoing investigation into counterfeits sold in at least five states to hospitals, medical facilities and government agencies.
Man arrested in hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj's father

Man arrested in hit-and-run death of Nicki Minaj's father

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A 70-year-old man arrested Wednesday in the hit-and-run death of rapper Nicki Minaj’s father stopped briefly to ask the injured man if he was OK but didn't call for help, police said.
Dubai princess' backers seek Biden help to win her freedom

Dubai princess' backers seek Biden help to win her freedom

LONDON — Supporters of an Emirati princess held against her will for almost three years are urging Joe Biden to put pressure on her father to release the woman, saying the U.S.
NATO chief urges joint spending as budget debate rolls on

NATO chief urges joint spending as budget debate rolls on

BRUSSELS — Donald Trump is no longer around as president to berate U.S. allies in Europe and Canada for failing to spend enough on their defence budgets.
Former Trump casino where stars played goes out with a bang

Former Trump casino where stars played goes out with a bang

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bravado and hype — was reduced to a dusty pile of rubble on Wednesday.
Russia rejects European rights court's order to free Navalny

Russia rejects European rights court's order to free Navalny

MOSCOW — Europe's top human rights court has ordered Russia to release jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a ruling quickly rejected Wednesday by Russian authorities who are bent on isolating the Kremlin's most prominent foe.