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Officials: Blast at WWI ceremony in Saudi Arabia wounds 3

Officials: Blast at WWI ceremony in Saudi Arabia wounds 3

An explosion at a Saudi cemetery where American and European officials were commemorating the end of World War I wounded three people Wednesday, according to official statements.
Lagarde: Recovery could be stop-and-go despite vaccine news

Lagarde: Recovery could be stop-and-go despite vaccine news

FRANKFURT — European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde warned Wednesday that the economy could face a “bumpy,” “stop-start” recovery despite good news about vaccine development.
Cadillacs probed for suspension failure that led to crashes

Cadillacs probed for suspension failure that led to crashes

DETROIT — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that the rear suspensions on some older Cadillac SUVs can fail, causing drivers to lose control and possibly crash.
TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

TikTok asks court to intervene as Trump order looms

The popular video-sharing app TikTok, its future in limbo since President Donald Trump tried to shut it down earlier this fall, is asking a federal court to intervene. TikTok's Chinese owner, ByteDance, has until Thursday to sell off its U.S.
A festival hit waylaid by the virus, ‘The Climb’ peddles on

A festival hit waylaid by the virus, ‘The Climb’ peddles on

NEW YORK — “The Climb” is a portrait of a male friendship told in single-shot chapters with cataclysmic happenings — marriage, death, children — in between.
Dispute over access prompts AP to drop CMA Awards coverage

Dispute over access prompts AP to drop CMA Awards coverage

NEW YORK — The Associated Press has pulled out of its planned coverage of Wednesday’s Country Music Association Awards show due to restrictions that have been placed on still photographers and screen captures of the broadcast.
Lawyer: Britney Spears fears father, wants him out of career

Lawyer: Britney Spears fears father, wants him out of career

LOS ANGELES — Britney Spears fears her father and will not resume her career so long as he has power over it, her attorney said in court Tuesday.
Research sheds light on Alexander Hamilton as slave owner

Research sheds light on Alexander Hamilton as slave owner

ALBANY, N.Y. — A new research paper takes a swipe at the popular image of Alexander Hamilton as the abolitionist founding father, citing evidence he was a slave trader and owner himself.
Asia Today: Hong Kong, Singapore OK quarantine-free travel

Asia Today: Hong Kong, Singapore OK quarantine-free travel

Hong Kong and Singapore will start an air travel bubble at the end of November, allowing travellers from each city to visit the other without entering quarantine in a first step to stimulate tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. Starting Nov.
Dems clinch House control, but majority likely to shrink

Dems clinch House control, but majority likely to shrink

WASHINGTON — Democrats clinched two more years of controlling the House but with a potentially razor-thin majority, a bittersweet finale to last week's elections that has left them divided and with scant margin for error for advancing their agenda.