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Celebrities unite to various get-out-the-vote efforts

Celebrities unite to various get-out-the-vote efforts

NEW YORK — In the final days before the U.S. election, celebrities from Kerry Washington to Billie Jean King and Danai Gurira are urging Americans to vote.
Dancing through quarantine and Harlem - in a bubble

Dancing through quarantine and Harlem - in a bubble

NEW YORK — Living and breathing dance is par for the course at the Dance Theater of Harlem. It's just never looked like this.
Animals, people rescue each other in heartfelt docuseries

Animals, people rescue each other in heartfelt docuseries

LOS ANGELES — In a new docuseries, a child who uses a walker meets a dog with its own version of wheels. Inmates find solace in training canines for adoption, and pigs strut their stuff in a “body positivity" celebration.
Debate Takeaways: Round 2 highlights policy over petulance

Debate Takeaways: Round 2 highlights policy over petulance

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met for the second and last time on a debate stage after a previously scheduled town hall debate was scrapped after the Republican incumbent became one of the millions of America
AP FACT CHECK: Falsehoods and fumbles in Trump-Biden debate

AP FACT CHECK: Falsehoods and fumbles in Trump-Biden debate

WASHINGTON — The facts took a hit right out of the gate Thursday night.
Analysis: Debate is brief interlude of normalcy in 2020 race

Analysis: Debate is brief interlude of normalcy in 2020 race

WASHINGTON — The second and final presidential debate, it turns out, was actually a debate — a brief interlude of normalcy in an otherwise highly abnormal year, and a reprieve for voters turned off by the candidates’ noxious first faceoff.
Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

NASHVILLE — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus during the campaign's closing debate, largely shelving the rancour that overshadowed their previous face-off in favour of a more sub
Weakened Hurricane Epsilon skirting well east of Bermuda

Weakened Hurricane Epsilon skirting well east of Bermuda

MIAMI — A weakened Hurricane Epsilon skirted well east of Bermuda on Thursday night, prompting officials to lift a tropical storm warning for the Atlantic island.
Judge dismisses 1 charge against former cop in Floyd’s death

Judge dismisses 1 charge against former cop in Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck, saying there was not enough probable cause for that count to proceed to t

2nd group of judges blocks Trump order on House seats count

For the second time in two months, a panel of federal judges on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's effort to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from being counted during the process of divvying up congressional seats by state.