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High inflation? Low polling? White House blames the pandemic

Nov. 27, 2021 17:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation is soaring, businesses are struggling to hire and President Joe Biden’s poll numbers have been in free fall. The White House sees a common culprit for it all: COVID-19. Biden’s team views the pandemic as the root cause of both the...

Today in History

Nov. 27, 2021 00:18 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2021. There are 34 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 27, 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone (mah-SKOH’-nee) and City Supervisor...

World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

Nov. 23, 2021 15:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tiny Arab nation of Qatar has for years employed a former CIA officer to help spy on soccer officials as part of a no-expense-spared effort to win and hold on to the 2022 World Cup tournament, an investigation by The Associated Press has found. ...

Matt Damon co-writing a book on access to clean water

Nov. 23, 2021 08:03 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Damon has some big-name endorsers for a book he has out March 1 about access to safe water. Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Muhammad Yunus are among those providing blurbs for “The Worth of Water,” which the...

Prince Andrew accusations left out of Epstein-Maxwell case

Nov. 23, 2021 07:35 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime companion Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial next week, the accuser who captivated the public most, with claims she was trafficked to Britain’s Prince Andrew and other prominent men, won’t be part of the case. U.S....

Biden's political standing fuels Democratic worry about 2024

Nov. 21, 2021 08:31 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It was supposed to be a moment of triumph for Joe Biden. The Democratic president had just signed into law the most significant infrastructure package in generations. And he had done it by bringing Democrats and Republicans together, just as he...

Today in History

Nov. 18, 2021 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2021. There are 43 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 18, 1991, Shiite (SHEE’-eyet) Muslim kidnappers in Lebanon freed Anglican Church...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Nov. 17, 2021 07:20 AM EST

Wisconsin State Journal. November 13, 2021. Editorial: The least Wisconsin can do is honor the Ojibwe’s treaty rights for wolves Some pretty simple math suggests the state of Wisconsin mistreated Native American tribes last February by allowing the...

Ex-judge G. Thomas Porteous, impeached by U.S. Senate, dies

Nov. 16, 2021 14:45 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge from Louisiana whose career ended with an impeachment and removal from the bench has died. Leitz-Egan Funeral Home said G. Thomas Porteous Jr. died Sunday. He was 74. A memorial Mass is set for Thursday in Metairie, according to the...

Vermont Democratic Sen. Leahy, 81, is retiring after 8 terms

Nov. 15, 2021 18:34 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont said Monday he won't seek reelection next year to the seat he's held since 1975, signaling an end to a career that's included major roles on issues such as civil liberties and financing the government and that began before four...