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Russia diplomat hails progress in nuclear pact talks with US

MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday that Moscow and Washington were making quick progress to negotiate an extension of their last remaining nuclear arms control treaty. ...

Vaccine appointments canceled amid confusion over supply

An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion that even the new CDC director admitted s...

NFL's 1st & Future to award $150,000 on television show

The NFL is bringing its awards for novel advancements in athletes’ safety and performance to television. Next Tuesday night during Super Bowl week, the league will air its sixth annu...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft - Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6 - Ninja Kiwi 3. Procreate Pocket - Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. Head...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Movies US charts: 1. Tenet 2. News of the World 3. Promising Young Woman 4. American Skin 5. The War with Gran...

UK's 'tsunami' of grief as coronavirus deaths pass 100,000

LONDON (AP) — For nine months, Gordon Bonner has been in the “hinterlands of despair and desolation” after losing his wife of 63 years to the coronavirus pandemic that has now taken the lives of more ...

N. Carolina state Sen. Jeff Jackson enters US Senate race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina state senator announced Tuesday that he's running for the U.S. Senate in 2022, hoping to flip fortunes for Democrats from his state to serve in the chamber after ...

Black woman quits Vermont town board; cites bigotry, safety

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Black member of a Vermont town's selectboard has resigned, citing safety concerns and “blatant bigotry” she's experienced in the community. Alicia ...

Google stops donations to U.S. Congress members who voted against election results

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it will not make contributions from its political action committee this election cycle to any Congress member who voted against certifying the results of the...

US Olympic swim trials split into 2 meets because of COVID

The U.S. Olympic swimming trials will be split into two meets, a radical change designed to provide safer conditions in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. USA Swimming announced ...

San Diego Zoo gorillas close to full recovery from COVID-19

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are expected to make a full recovery weeks after testing positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known cases...

US consumer confidence rebounds in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence rose in January as Americans became more optimistic about the future. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence in...

US consumer confidence showed slight improvement in January, rising to level of 89.3 after December dip

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer confidence showed slight improvement in January, rising to level of 89.3 after December dip.

Under Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure

The U.S.-Chinese trade war isn’t going away under President Joe Biden. Biden won’t confront Beijing right away, economists say, because he wants to focus on the coronavirus and the econ...

Merkel: pandemic shows German weaknesses, need to cooperate

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded that the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted significant shortcomings in her country as she told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday that it has...