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In this Jan. 25, 2021 photo, Secret Service vehicles parked outside of Blair House in Washington.  Blair House, the official government guest house, is serving as a temporary home for Vice President Kamala Harris. Vice presidents have an official residence on the grounds of Washington's Naval Observatory.  Harris  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Blair House guest quarters a temporary home for VP Harris

Jan. 28, 2021 11:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris can’t beat the work commute. She's living temporarily at Blair House, the president's official guest residence on Pennsylvania Avenue across from the White House, while some repair work is done at the official vice presidential home a few miles away on...

In this Jan. 27, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package presents a first political test. More than a sweeping rescue plan, it's a test of the strength of his new administration, of Democratic control of Congress and of the role of Republicans in a post-Trump political landscape. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Virus aid package tests whether Biden, Congress can deliver

Jan. 28, 2021 10:22 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a sweeping national rescue plan, President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package presents a first political test — of his new administration, of Democratic control of Congress and of the role of Republicans in a post-Trump political landscape. For...

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the president pro tempore of the Senate, pauses in a corridor off the Rotunda as he awaits the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be delivered, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. The Senate's longest-serving member, 80-year-old Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy, was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening for observation after not feeling well, a spokesman said. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite))

At 80, Vermont's Sen. Leahy ready to run impeachment trial

Jan. 28, 2021 12:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's known for prowling the Capitol with his camera or friends like the rock icon Bono. He's played leading roles in fights over Supreme Court nominations, government surveillance of Americans and protecting his state's dairy farms. Now, Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont is...

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the president pro tempore of the Senate, pauses in a corridor off the Rotunda as he awaits the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to be delivered, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. The Senate's longest-serving member, 80-year-old Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy, was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening for observation after not feeling well, a spokesman said. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite))

At 80, Vermont's Sen. Leahy ready to run impeachment trial

Jan. 27, 2021 8:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's known for prowling the Capitol with his camera or friends like the rock icon Bono. He's played leading roles in fights over Supreme Court nominations, government surveillance of Americans and protecting his state's dairy farms. Now, Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont is...

This image released by CBS shows Queen Latifah in a scene from the series

Queen Latifah 'stoked' to land post-Super Bowl slot for show

Jan. 27, 2021 5:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah thrives on going big. From writing and rapping at the start of her career to being an Oscar-nominated actress to producing, she has upended expectations for years. Her latest chapter comes in the new CBS series "The Equalizer” as the first Black woman to portray the...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Jan. 27, 2021 1:53 PM EST

Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ Jan. 27 The Brunswick News on new measures aiming to combat human trafficking in Georgia: Members of Glynn County’s delegation to the Georgia General Assembly who believe in safety for all citizens will get solidly behind legislation that takes direct aim at...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jan. 27, 2021 12:15 PM EST

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Jan. 24 The News & Observer on the unified government by Democrats in Washington, D.C.: On Wednesday afternoon, shortly after Joe Biden was inaugurated as president, Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three new members of the U.S. Senate, including the...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jan. 27, 2021 12:14 PM EST

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: ___ Jan. 24 The Exponent Telegram on national healing, energy policy and President Joe Biden's administration: “Enough of us, enough of us have to come together to carry all of us forward. We can see each other not as adversaries, but as neighbors. We can...

Indian policemen wearing face mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus march during rehearsals of Republic Day parade in Kolkata, India, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

The Latest: India vaccinates 2 million health workers

Jan. 26, 2021 11:59 PM EST

NEW DELHI — India has vaccinated 2 million health workers in less than two weeks and recorded 12,689 new coronavirus positive cases in the past 24 hours, a sharp decline from a peak level of nearly 100,000 in mid-September. The health Ministry said the daily new cases had fallen below 10,000 on Tuesday...

This combination of photos released by NBC shows, from left, Dwayne Johnson, left, and the actors who portray him in the comedy series

Dwayne Johnson is a contender in NBC sitcom 'Young Rock'

Jan. 26, 2021 11:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne Johnson’s new NBC comedy “Young Rock” has him campaigning for president in 2032, but the actor and producer sidestepped the possibility of a real-life run someday. A coming-of-age story inspired by the former pro wrestler's colorful but challenging childhood...