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Greece to hike fines for violation of COVID-19 restrictions

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister says the country’s retail sector might begin to gradually reopen next week, if the scientists advising the government on the coronavirus pandemic recommen...

Man gets life prison sentence for killing on college campus

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A white man who stabbed a Black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s flagship College Park campus was sentenced Thursday to life in prison fo...

Kansas House Dems move to oust member over issues with women

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas House Democrats started the process Tuesday to oust a newly elected lawmaker over multiple issues that include the 20-year-old’s rhetoric on Twitter and allegations of haras...

Parler squeezed as Trump seeks new online megaphone

President Donald Trump has been kicked off of most mainstream social media platforms following his supporters’ siege on the U.S. Capitol. But it remains to be seen how fast or where — if anywhere — on...

Records show fervent Trump fans fueled US Capitol takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from across America, summoned by President Donald Trump to march on Washington in support of his false claim that the November election was stolen and to stop the congressi...

Records show fervent Trump fans fueled US Capitol takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from across America, summoned by President Donald Trump to march on Washington in support of his false claim that the November election was stolen and to stop the congressi...

Rioters fired, face company boycotts after storming Capitol

NEW YORK (AP) — A printing company in Maryland saw the photo on Twitter Wednesday night: an employee roaming the halls of the U.S. Capitol with a company badge around his neck. He was fired the next d...

Reich remains focused on game with return to Buffalo looming

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Reich's heart never really left Buffalo. It was there where he orchestrated the largest comeback in NFL history, there where he won four straight AFC champi...

No charges for police in death of 'boogaloo' movement martyr

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland prosecutors have ruled out criminal charges against any police officers in the shooting death of a man whose family says he was sleeping in his bed next to his girlfr...

Philippines expands travel ban to limit spread of coronavirus variant

MANILA, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The Philippines will ban travellers from 19 countries and territories until mid-January as a measure to keep out a new variant of the coronavirus, its transport ministry sai...

Nashville bomber left hints of trouble, but motive elusive

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In the days before he detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas, Anthony Quinn Warner changed his life in ways that suggest he never intended to survive the blast tha...

Second jab: Taking part in Russian Sputnik V vaccine trial

In early December, DW correspondent Sergey Satanovskiy registered to test the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. During this time, he received his first jab. Back then, he described his experience for DW. No...

Shooting star: Curry makes 105 straight 3s post-practice

Marveling once again, Stephen Curry made 105 straight 3-pointers to finish practice Saturday leading into Golden State's game Sunday game at Chicago. The Warriors said they captured ...

Taiwan to issue its first-ever volcano alert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of a neighborhood in the Taipei district of Beitou will receive a text message Tuesday morning (Dec. 29) warning them of a volcano eruption, the first-ever such ...

Michigan canvasser still afraid after threat, suspect arrest

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Republican chair of a county canvassing board in Michigan who initially refused to certify local election results that favored Vice President Job Biden over Presiden...