Xi’s early involvement in virus outbreak raises questions

BEIJING (AP) — A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response to a new virus outbreak from e...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2020. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 20...

New virus cases fall; Xi urged steps as early as Jan. 7

China reported Sunday a drop in new virus cases for the third straight day, as it became apparent that the country's leadership was aware of the potential gravity of the situation well before the ...

Trump wants $1.5B over 10 years to revive US uranium mining

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is asking Congress for $1.5 billion over 10 years to create a new national stockpile of U.S.-mined uranium, saying that propping up U.S. uranium producti...

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Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2020. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Horse dies on training track at Santa Anita, 6th since Dec.

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A horse died on the training track at Santa Anita last weekend, the sixth death at the track since late December. A 6-year-old gelding named Double Touch and t...

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—- Price worries remain after judge OKs T-Mobile's Sprint deal NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has cleared a major path for T-Mobile to buy Sprint for $26.5 billion...

Warren betting that getting personal can help her rebound

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren still “has a plan” for everything. She’s just trying to put a more personal face on them. Being a proud policy nerd helped catapult the Massa...

China still mostly closed down as virus deaths pass 1,000

BEIJING (AP) — The daily death toll in China from a new virus topped 100 for the first time, pushing the total fatalities above 1,000 Tuesday as the World Health Organization announced a new nam...

Tapes of Avenatti threats highlight extortion trial closings

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti's recorded threats to reduce the value of Nike's stock if he wasn't paid millions of dollars highlighted a prosecutor's closing argument Tuesday at the prominent lawye...

Puppy love: Westminster dog at the heart of a human romance

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a love story that all starts with Spuds MacKenzie. And this tale of puppy love — and human romance — gets a new chapter under the TV lights at the Westminster Ke...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2020. There are 324 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 1...

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—- Trump's $4.8 trillion budget proposal revisits rejected cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering a $4.8 trillion election year budget plan that ...

Pennsylvania sues Juul over marketing e-cigarettes to teens

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general's office sued electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. on Monday over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers. ...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2020. There are 325 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 10, 19...