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Former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks during the funeral services for Henry "Hank" Aaron, longtime Atlanta Braves player and Hall of Famer, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 at Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta. (Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves via AP, Pool)
The Hammer makes one last trip to spot where he hit No. 715The Hammer made one last stop at the spot where he hit No. 715
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Tobey King speaks to her crochet Bernie Sanders doll as the bidding continues on eBay on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The doll sold for $20,300, and all of the proceeds are being donated to Meals on Wheels.  (Billy Calzada/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
Bernie Sanders' mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charityAbout those wooly mittens that Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration that sparked quirky memes across social media
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Firefighters wait in line to get their COVID-19 vaccine at a fire station in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
VIRUS TODAY: Some states cautiously ease virus restrictionsSeveral states are loosening their coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of improved infection and hospitalization numbers but are moving cautiously, in part because of the more contagious variant taking hold
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Far-right influencer charged in 2016 Clinton voter schemeProsecutors say a self-styled far-right propagandist is facing charges he used social media to try to suppress votes for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This April 5, 2020, file photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit. The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump administration to end the 2020 census was another case of whiplash for the census, which has faced stops from the pandemic, natural disasters and court rulings. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
US House data not ready until April, states' data after JulyThe U.S. Census Bureau is aiming to deliver the long-delayed numbers used for divvying up congressional seats by the end of April
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A sign that reads "our children deserve better safe choice now" is seen on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Decatur, Ga.  Just down the road from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a community flush with resident health professionals, the Decatur school system had no shortage of expert input on whether to resume in-person classes amid the coronavirus pandemic. Scores of public health and medical professionals from the affluent, politically liberal Atlanta suburb have weighed in about what's best for their own kids’ schools.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
In CDC’s backyard, school reopening debate divides expertsIn a Georgia community just down the road from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a fraught debate over reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic is raging
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)
US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violenceThe Homeland Security Department has issued a national terrorism bulletin warning of the lingering potential for violence from people motivated by anti-government sentiment after President Joe Biden’s election
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2020 file photo, Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee in Washington. The head of the Republican National Committee is declining to encourage former President Donald Trump to run for the White House in 2024. RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the party would stay “neutral” in its next presidential primary. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP Exclusive: GOP to stay neutral should Trump run againThe head of the Republican National Committee is declining to encourage former President Donald Trump to run for the White House in 2024
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Syrian refugee Mahmoud Mansour, 47, sits with his youngest daughter Sahar, 8, at his rented apartment in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. President Joe Biden has vowed to restore America's place as a world leader in offering sanctuary to the oppressed by raising the cap on the number of refugees allowed in each year. Mansour's family had completed the work to go to the United States when the Trump administration issued its travel ban barring people from Syria indefinitely and suspending the refugee program for 120 days. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
Broken by Trump, US refugee program aims to return strongerPresident Joe Biden has vowed to restore America's place as a world leader in offering sanctuary to the oppressed by raising the cap on the number of refugees allowed in each year
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A plaque for Roosevelt Middle School is seen outside the school in San Francisco, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. The San Francisco school board voted Tuesday, Jan. 26, to remove the names of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln from public schools after officials deemed them and other prominent figures, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein, unworthy of the honor. Critics called the process slapdash, with little to no input from historians and a lack of information on the basis for each recommendation. In one instance, the committee didn't know whether Roosevelt Middle School was named after Theodore or Franklin Delano. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
San Francisco to strip Washington, Lincoln from school namesThe San Francisco school board has voted to remove the names of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and others from public schools after officials deemed them unworthy of the honor
The Associated Press8 hours ago
This 2001 photo provided by Dr. Greg Skomal shows a shortfin mako shark off the coast of Massachusetts. In a study published on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, researchers found the abundance of oceanic sharks and rays has dropped more than 70% between 1970 and 2018. (Greg Skomal via AP)
Empty seas: Oceanic shark populations dropped 71% since 1970A new study in the journal Nature documents a steep decline in global shark and ray numbers in the past half century
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Diners eat under a tent in the parking lot of Red Crown in Grosse Pointe Park, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Several states are loosening their coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of improved infection and hospitalization numbers but are moving cautiously. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
States lift restrictions gradually amid fears of new variantSeveral states are loosening their coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and other businesses because of improved infection and hospitalization numbers but are moving cautiously, in part because of the more contagious variant taking hold
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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