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Pentagon probe slams ex-White House Dr. Jackson's behavior

NEW YORK (AP) — The Department of Defense inspector general released a scathing report Wednesday on the conduct of Ronny Jackson, now a congressman from Texas, when he worked as a top White House phys...

AP FACT CHECK: Biden on virus deaths, Kerry's climate crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and his team are getting the numbers when wrong when they talk about the enormity of the mounting COVID-19 death toll and the looming climate change threat. ...

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___ Cost of a single Bitcoin exceeds $50,000 for first time SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued with the cost of a single ...

VIRUS TODAY: President Biden extends ban on foreclosures

Here's what's happening Tuesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — President Joe Biden is extending a ban on housing foreclosu...

Biden extending ban on housing foreclosures during pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is extending a ban on housing foreclosures to June 30 to help homeowners struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The moratorium on foreclosu...

Senate confirms former Obama chief of staff to oversee VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has overwhelmingly voted to confirm President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Senate confirmed Denis McDonough as VA ...

Vaccine skepticism lurks in town famous for syphilis study

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Lucenia Dunn spent the early days of the coronavirus pandemic encouraging people to wear masks and keep a safe distance from each other in Tuskegee, a mostly Black city where the...

GAO makes new recommendations related to pandemic response

The U.S. Government Accountability Office is making some new recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the vaccine rollout has not met expectations. The office has co...

Ex-VA doctor sentenced to 25 years over molesting patients

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to federal charges that he molested three m...

A year after Wuhan lockdown, a world still deep in crisis

Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the o...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fiction in his goodbye to Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final remarks as president, Donald Trump tried to take credit for accomplishments of his predecessor and even those to come under President Joe Biden. Falseh...

Biden charts new US direction, promises many Trump reversals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stop. Stabilize. Then move — but in a vastly different direction. President-elect Joe Biden is pledging a new path for the nation after Donald Trump’s four years i...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's farewell falsehoods

On his way out, President Donald Trump claimed credit for things he didn't do and twisted his record on jobs, taxes, the pandemic and much more. Falsehoods suffused his farewell remarks to the country...

Online sign-ups complicate vaccine rollout for older people

DENVER (AP) — Howard Jones, who's 83, was on the phone for three to four hours every day trying to sign up for a coronavirus vaccine. Jones, who lives alone in Colorado Springs, does...

Pair of Nazi headstones removed from Houston Cemetery

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two German WWII graves bearing Nazi swastikas have been removed from Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery and replaced with new headstones. The pair of headstones ha...