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  1. Militia official: US strike in Syria kills 1, wounds several

    Militia official: US strike in Syria kills 1, wounds several

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted facilities belonging to a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi armed group, killing one of their militiamen and wounding a number of others, an Iraqi...

  2. Some local GOP leaders fire up base with conspiracies, lies

    Some local GOP leaders fire up base with conspiracies, lies

    A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online...

  3. Vaccination 'passports' may open society, but inequity looms

    Vaccination 'passports' may open society, but inequity looms

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Violet light bathed the club stage as 300 people, masked and socially distanced, erupted in gentle applause. For the first time since the pandemic began, Israeli musician...

  4. House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

    House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in the final...

  5. Pandemic leaves many Romanian patients without critical care

    Pandemic leaves many Romanian patients without critical care

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Andrei, a 32-year-old Romanian man who has been HIV positive since he was a baby, began missing his regular medical check-ups when the coronavirus pandemic hit a year...

  6. Asia Today: 1st vaccines reach arms in S. Korea, Hong Kong

    Asia Today: 1st vaccines reach arms in S. Korea, Hong Kong

    South Korea administered its first available shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at long-term care facilities Friday, launching a mass immunization campaign that health authorities hope will...

  7. Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia's Tigray

    Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia's Tigray

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, the large majority men, in a massacre in late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty...

  8. Native American nominee's grilling raises questions on bias

    Native American nominee's grilling raises questions on bias

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso snapped at Deb Haaland during her confirmation hearing, many in Indian Country were incensed. The exchange, coupled with...

  9. It's a smash hit! Chinese return big-time to movie theaters

    It's a smash hit! Chinese return big-time to movie theaters

    BEIJING (AP) — The thrills and chills of the big screen are back big-time in the world’s largest film market.With the coronavirus well under control in China and cinemas running at half...

  10. Tiger Woods transferred to LA hospital after surgery

    Tiger Woods transferred to LA hospital after surgery

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods was moved Thursday to another Los Angeles hospital after undergoing surgery to his right leg after being badly injured in a car crash.Harbor-UCLA Medical...