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'American Dirt' Latino backlash part of long publishing war“American Dirt,” a novel about migrants from Mexico and cartel violence, continues to draw criticism from some Latino writers and activists
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, Connecticut State Police officers lead Fotis Dulos, center, from the State Police barracks to a waiting car in Bridgeport, Conn. He was arrested at his home in Farmington and charged he murdered his estranged wife Jennifer Dulos, who went missing in May 2019. Multiple news outlets reported Tuesday, Jan. 28, that Fotis Dulos was found dead, citing unnamed sources.  (AP Photo/Chris Ehrmann, File)
STORY REMOVED: US--Missing MotherThe Associated Press has withdrawn its story about Fotis Dulos, a man accused of killing his estranged wife
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo, the statue of John Harvard sits in Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, charged Harvard University professor Charles Leiber, chair of the department of chemistry and chemical biology, with lying to officials about his involvement with a Chinese government-run recruitment program through which he received tens of thousands of dollars. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Harvard professor charged with hiding China tiesProsecutors say a Harvard University professor has been charged with lying to officials about his involvement with a Chinese government-run recruitment program and his affiliation with a Chinese university
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Washington, about the federal government's response to a virus outbreak originating in China that has has sickened thousands of people and killed more than 100. Standing with Azar are, from left,  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease Director Nancy Messonnier and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
US beefs up screening of travelers for new virus from ChinaU.S. health officials are expanding their checks of international travelers for signs of a worrisome new virus from China, even as they say the risk to Americans so far is very low
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 14, 2019 file photo, U.S. astronaut Christina Koch, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), speaks with her relatives through a safety glass prior the launch of Soyuz MS-12 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.  Koch told The Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, her 319th consecutive day in space _ that taking part in the first all-female spacewalk was the highlight of her mission. She's been living on the International Space Station since March and returns to Earth on Feb. 6, landing in Kazakhstan with two colleagues aboard a Russian capsule.  (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)
Astronaut craves salsa and surf after record 11 months aloftAfter nearly 11 months in orbit, the astronaut holding the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman can't wait to dig into some salsa and chips, and swim and surf in the Gulf of Mexico
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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