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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a drive-in rally at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

How Biden navigated pandemic politics to win the White House

Nov. 8, 2020 12:22 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden was fresh off winning the Michigan primary and effectively capturing the Democratic presidential nomination, a prize he'd sought for the better part of three decades. Instead of plotting a strategy to build momentum, he was contemplating an abrupt halt. He gathered his...

A man stops to watch election returns on electronic billboards in Times Square, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

After tense night, election mystery remains for media

Nov. 4, 2020 7:25 PM EST

After an extraordinary night of shifting vote counts and a rebuke of President Donald Trump, news organizations kept vigil Wednesday as Americans waited to learn who their next president would be. Methodical vote counting Wednesday left Democrat Joe Biden on the cusp of the presidency. The Associated Press said...

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves as he walks from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, early Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from a debate in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: Trump says he will vote in person

Oct. 23, 2020 1:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 1:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is taking his own advice and plans to vote in person in the presidential election on Saturday in Florida. Trump is heading to his home state Friday for campaign rallies at The Villages and in...

Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens as President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)

NBC's Welker sharp in first turn as debate moderator

Oct. 22, 2020 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Moderator Kristen Welker — with the help of an offstage mute button — helped give Americans the substantive, crackling debate over leadership that had been missing so far during the 2020 presidential campaign. The NBC News White House correspondent worked hard Thursday to keep...

This image provided by NBC News shows NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker. On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, Welker is scheduled to moderate the second and last Presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden. (NBC News via AP)

Mission impossible? Welker on tap to moderate second debate

Oct. 21, 2020 12:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This fall's presidential debates have chewed up moderators. President Donald Trump steamrolled Chris Wallace with constant interruptions in the first one, a performance that cost the Republican incumbent support in the polls. Susan Page struggled to make the vice presidential candidates...

Moderator Savannah Guthrie speaks during an NBC News Town Hall with President Donald Trump at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

For grateful NBC, Savannah Guthrie changes the subject

Oct. 16, 2020 8:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Savannah Guthrie did more than just display her journalistic chops at NBC News' town hall with President Donald Trump. She changed the subject for her bosses. NBC was reeling heading into Thursday's event, under widespread criticism for scheduling it at the same time as ABC's town hall with...

Today in History

Oct. 12, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 12, the 286th day of 2020. There are 80 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 2002, bombs blamed on al-Qaida-linked militants destroyed a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, including 88 Australians and seven...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable discussion with veterans at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla. On Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, The Associated Press reported on a video circulating online edited to make it appear that Biden said the reason he has been able to stay sequestered in his home is because “some Black woman was able to stack the grocery shelf.” A review of the full video taken during this event shows the candidate was making a point about various groups stepping up as essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Oct. 9, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Video edited to remove context from Biden’s comment about Black worker...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 11-17

Oct. 6, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 11-17: Oct. 11: Country singer Gene Watson is 77. Singer Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates is 74. Actor Catlin Adams (“The Jerk,” ″The Jazz Singer”) is 70. Saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk (Earth, Wind and Fire) is 70. Country singer Paulette Carlson...

President Donald Trump adjusts the microphone after he announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump's whirlwind week, disdain for masks, ended with COVID

Oct. 3, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The scene at the White House a week ago was one of normalcy in these most abnormal times: a crowd of revelers gathered in the Rose Garden, a band playing, the mingling of the elite, good cheer everywhere, handshakes and hugs left and right. Now it’s a suspected petri dish of...