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Voters cast their votes at the Slater Center in Bristol, Tenn. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Election day lines were short in most locations due to the large number of voters that took advantage of the early voting. (David Crigger/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)
Suit: Tennessee makes it too hard to restore voting rightsA federal lawsuit alleges that Tennessee’s path for restoring a felon's right to vote has not only silenced Black voters but also contains constitutional and federal law violations
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, caribou from the Porcupine Caribou Herd migrate onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The Trump Administration has paved the way for an oil and lease sale in Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge scheduling a lease sale for Jan. 6, 2021, before the president leaves office later next month. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File)
US plans oil, gas lease sale in Alaska's Arctic refugeThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to hold an oil and gas lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge next month
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 23, 2018, file photo, a duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., is raised after it went down the evening of July 19 after a thunderstorm generated near-hurricane strength winds. On Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, a federal judge has dismissed criminal indictments against three men who were charged after the tourist boat sank in a Missouri lake in 2018, killing 17 people.   (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
Judge dismisses criminal counts in Missouri duck boat deathsA federal judge has dismissed neglect and misconduct charges against three employees of a tourist boat that sank on a Missouri lake in 2018, killing 17 people
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton attends the premiere of the Hulu documentary "Hillary" in New York o March 4, 2020, left, and  Chelsea Clinton attends a screening of "Colette" in New York on Sept. 13, 2018. The Clintons are forming HiddenLight Productions, a company they say will tell the stories of people whose voices are often overlooked. Apple TV announced Thursday that it plans to air HiddenLight's first project, a documentary series called “Gutsy Women,” to be narrated by the Clintons. (Photos by Evan Agostini, left, and Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Hillary, Chelsea Clinton to tell unheralded heroes' stories Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, are forming HiddenLight Productions, a company they say will tell the stories of people whose voices are often overlooked
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This Feb. 5, 2018, file photo shows the seal of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve System in the ground at the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington.  The Senate on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020,  narrowly confirmed the nomination of Christopher Waller for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, placing another of President Donald Trump’s picks on the Fed’s influential board after a string of high-profile rejections. The vote in favor of Waller’s appointment was 48-47. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Senate confirms Christopher Waller to serve on Fed's boardThe Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed the nomination of Christopher Waller for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, placing another of President Donald Trump’s picks on the Fed’s influential board after a string of high-profile rejections
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Migrant farm workers allege pesticide exposure in IllinoisMore than two dozen migrant workers from Texas allege in a new federal lawsuit that they were sprayed with toxic pesticides while working in central Illinois cornfields
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This undated image provided by Sunmoon Oh shows Aidan Ellison, who was killed on Nov. 23, 2020, in Ashland, Ore. The fatal shooting of Ellison, a young Black man, by Robert Keegan, a white man who complained that Ellison was playing loud music, has roiled Ashland. (Sunmoon Oh via AP)
Fatal shooting of Black teen roils liberal town in OregonThe killing of a young Black man last month by a white man who complained that he was playing loud music has roiled Ashland, Oregon
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, file photo, volunteers load boxes of food into a car during a Greater Pittsburgh Community Foodbank drive-up food distribution in Duquesne, Pa. Americans who struggled through 2020 could face more hardship in the year ahead as pandemic related payments and protections come to an end. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
As some pandemic aid ends, what's next for hurting AmericansIt’s been a tough year and 2021 could get off to a rough start too as multiple pandemic- related programs and protections for millions of Americans come to an end
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Wisconsin Supreme Court won’t hear Trump election lawsuit, likely dooming state court case seeking to overturn lossWisconsin Supreme Court won’t hear Trump election lawsuit, likely dooming state court case seeking to overturn loss
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Teen charged in mall shooting to contest move to adult courtAttorneys for the 15-year-old boy charged in a shooting at a Wisconsin mall that left eight people wounded plan to contest prosecutors’ attempts to move his case to adult court
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Rapper G Herbo charged in fraud plot to buy trips, puppiesChicago rapper G Herbo, his promoter and several associates have been charged with a scheme to use stolen credit card information to pay for trips on private jets, exotic car rentals, luxury vacation rentals and designer puppies from Michigan
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Cannabis Exempted From SF Indoor Smoking BanSmokers who live in San Francisco apartment buildings are going to be restricted to smoking inside or smoking outside, depending on what they're smoking. The city's Board of Supervisors voted 10-1 this week in favor of an ordinance to ban tobacco smoking in apartment buildings with three or more units,...
Newser2 hours ago
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