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After early success, South Korea sleepwalks into coronavirus crisis

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SEOUL, South Korea —South Korea had seemed to be winning the fight against the coronavirus: Quickly ramping up its testing, contact-tracing and quarantine efforts paid off …

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Virus, other problems threaten to throw off homeless census

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The swanky, billion-dollar casinos of Las Vegas are bedecked with shining towers, neon signs and eye-popping extravagance. But directly beneath the glitter, hundreds of homeless people …

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GOP leaders seek restrictions after unprecedented year for voting

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Changes to the way millions of Americans voted this year contributed to record turnout, but that’s no guarantee the measures making it easier to cast ballots …

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The Boxing Day questions you’ve probably Googled

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Boxing Day is the day after Christmas, and it has absolutely nothing to do with your empty gift boxes. Here’s what you need to know about …

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‘Unprecedented’ mail volume delays Christmas gifts

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Some who mailed holiday presents weeks early this year found they didn’t act early enough as Christmas arrived with their gifts stuck in transit. The U.S. …

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‘A Christmas blessing’: Teenager receives unexpected heart transplant on Christmas Eve

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NORWALK, Iowa —An Iowa family is calling the unexpected phone call they answered a day before Christmas Eve a “blessing,” as it led to their daughter …

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Police: Neighbor tried stopping Christmas Eve domestic violence incident, shot and killed in process

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MILWAUKEE —Milwaukee Police said a man was shot and killed on Christmas Eve, just after 10:00 p.m., while he was trying to prevent a domestic violence …

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Hit-and-run driver strikes stroller; baby dies on Christmas

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NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A hit-and-run driver struck a woman pushing her 1-year-old grandchild in a stroller, putting the grandmother in critical condition and causing the …

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Widespread outages continue in Tennessee following blast

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sweeping communications outages continued to plague large swaths of Tennessee on Saturday as federal investigators combed the site for clues into the …

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French investigators to question Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

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BEIRUT (AP) — A team of French investigators will come to Beirut next month to participate in interrogating former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, a Lebanese justice …