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Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
Pelosi's nine impeachment managers hope to 'finish the job'

Pelosi's nine impeachment managers hope to 'finish the job'

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tapped nine of her most trusted allies in the House to argue the case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.
Federal watchdogs open probe of response to Capitol riot

Federal watchdogs open probe of response to Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — Federal watchdogs launched a sweeping review of how the FBI, the Pentagon and other law enforcement agencies responded to the riot at the U.S.
Biden's virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

Biden's virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

WILMINGTON, Del. — Getting 100 million shots into Americans' arms in his first 100 days is only the beginning of his coronavirus plan, President-elect Joe Biden declared Friday.
Mike Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer congratulations

Mike Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer congratulations

WASHINGTON — Vice-President Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to offer his congratulations, according to two people familiar with the conversation.

WHO cites human behaviour more than variants as virus spreads

GENEVA — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said Friday that the impact of new variants of COVID-19 in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil remains to be seen, citing human behaviour for some recent rises in infection counts.
Abbas decrees first Palestinian elections in 15 years

Abbas decrees first Palestinian elections in 15 years

GAZA, Palestinian Territory — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday decreed parliamentary and presidential elections for later this year in what would be the first vote of its kind since 2006, when the Islamic militant group Hamas won a lands
Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

WASHINGTON — Mike Pompeo isn't quietly fading away.
Haiti braces for unrest as opposition demands new president

Haiti braces for unrest as opposition demands new president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Flying rocks. Burning tires. Acrid smoke.
Skyler Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

Skyler Astin finds new notes to hit on ‘Zoey’s Playlist’

NEW YORK — By page two of the pilot script for NBC's “ Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin knew he wanted the role of Max Richman.