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  • Associated Press

    Trump says he'll leave if Electoral College seats Biden

    WASHINGTON (November 26, 2020) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes Joe Biden’s victory — even as he insisted such a decision would be a mistake.

  • Associated Press

    Trump pardons General Michael Flynn

    WASHINGTON (November 25, 2020) — President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser General Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias.

  • Associated Press

    New estimate confirms dramatic economic growth

    WASHINGTON (November 25, 2020) — The second of three estimates on U.S. growth for the July-September quarter was unchanged at a record pace of 33.1%. 

  • Associated Press

    California official: just say 'no' to family Thanksgiving

    LOS ANGELES (November 24, 2020) — With Thanksgiving two days away, California’s health secretary on Tuesday urged people to say “no” to family and friends who want to gather, joining other officials in issuing dire warnings about the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Associated Press

    California OK'd aid in name of Scott Peterson, other killers

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 24, 2020) — California’s system for paying unemployment benefits is so dysfunctional that the state approved more than $140 million for at least 20,000 prisoners, local and federal prosecutors said Tuesday, detailing a scheme that resulted in claims filed in the names of well-known convicted murderers like Scott Peterson and Cary Stayner.

  • Associated Press

    Biden cabinet nominees show return to Obama days

    WILMINGTON, Del. (November 24, 2020) — Joe Biden introduced selections for his potential national security team Tuesday, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies.

  • Associated Press

    Trump credits vaccine news for new Dow record

    WASHINGTON D.C. (November 24, 2020) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines.

  • Associated Press

    Biden certified as winner of Pennsylvania presidential vote

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (November 24, 2020) — Democrat Joe Biden was certified Tuesday as winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, culminating three weeks of vote counting.

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