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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden called Wednesday for the restoration of “simple decency” as a mob incited by his predecessor stormed the U.S. Capitol and delayed Congress from certifying the results of November’s…

NEW YORK (AP) — The storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump played out on national television and social media in searing fashion Wednesday. The pictures were stunning: security officials with…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol this afternoon breaching barricades and marching through the building, shouting and waving Trump and American flags and forcing a halt to congressional…

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs today, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. A pastor who…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s extraordinary effort to overturn the presidential election is going before Congress as lawmakers convene for a joint session to confirm the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden. The…

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A subdued Carnival season begins Wednesday after the coronavirus pandemic put an end to the crowd-heavy balls and street parades that draw thousands of people to the city every year. The…

Thousands of people are still out of work, many restaurants and retail stores are fighting for their lives and the service industry may never be the same. But the U.S. stock markets set records to…

(TNS) — With the global economy still in the teeth of the COVID-19 crisis, the Eurasia Group sees a divided U.S. as a key risk this year for a world lacking leadership. “In decades past,…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressured Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find” enough votes to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state’s presidential election, repeatedly citing disproven claims of fraud and raising the…

ATLANTA — President Donald Trump badgered and berated Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in a call Saturday, repeating falsehoods about his election defeat in Georgia — the latest example of the extraordinary pressure he’s exerted…