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Visit any national park for free on these dates in 2021

By Laurie Baratti TravelPulse Of the more than 400 national parks, monuments,…

  • Dec 22nd, 2020
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U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, right, at Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.

Biden nominates Rep. Haaland to Interior — first Native American Cabinet member

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Deb Haaland, the freshman…

  • Dec 18th, 2020
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U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, right, at Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico.

More Americans — of all political persuasions — are donning masks

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News As apprehension about the pandemic intensifies,…

  • Dec 18th, 2020
Poll on legalizing marijuana.

As more red states legalize marijuana, some officials try to nip it in the bud

By Justin Franz Kaiser Health News With his state reeling amid one…

  • Dec 16th, 2020
Poll on legalizing marijuana.

Census estimates U.S. population at 330 million

By Michael Macagnone CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C. — At least 330 million…

  • Dec 16th, 2020

Congressional leaders near $900 billion coronavirus relief deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Top Capitol Hill negotiators are close to agreement on…

  • Dec 16th, 2020

Electoral votes are in, but congressional count may hold another round of drama

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 538 state electors gathered this week to cast…

  • Dec 16th, 2020
Graphic showing the worst times to travel this Christmas.

Fewer Americans plan to travel this holiday season

By Rich Thomaselli TravelPulse No matter which surveys and analyses you follow,…

  • Dec 16th, 2020
Graphic showing the worst times to travel this Christmas.

Inaugural ceremony to go forward without public attendance

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will take place without broad…

  • Dec 16th, 2020

Supreme Court to decide whether NCAA can refuse pay for football and basketball stars

WASHINGTONm D.C. — The Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to decide whether major…

  • Dec 16th, 2020

Congressional leaders set for last try to lock down spending, virus aid deals

By Jennifer Shutt and Lindsey McPherson CQ-Roll Call Congressional leaders plan to…

  • Dec 15th, 2020

Myth busting: No, COVID-19 vaccines don’t contain Satan’s microchips

And other scary conspiracy theories aren’t true, either

  • Dec 15th, 2020

Trump administration takes next step toward seismic exploration in Alaska refuge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Trump administration has taken another step toward allowing…

  • Dec 15th, 2020

Bipartisan group strikes deal on coronavirus relief package

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The group of Senate and House lawmakers negotiating a…

  • Dec 14th, 2020

Vaccine campaign begins as first shots are given in U.S.

Daily World wire services The first COVID-19 shots were administered by U.S.…

  • Dec 14th, 2020

Bipartisan group close to finalizing coronavirus relief deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of House and Senate lawmakers from both…

  • Dec 9th, 2020

Migrant caravans head to US border, giving Biden an early test

By Michael McDonald and Eric Martin Bloomberg News President-elect Joe Biden says…

  • Dec 9th, 2020
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Paradise Point resort was one of the many San Diego County hotels that reopened in June following a months-long closure during the early days of the pandemic. It will now have to close its doors once again to leisure travelers under a new state stay-at-home order.

Want to get away for a hotel stay in Southern California? You can’t, says Gov. Newsom

SAN DIEGO — If there was any confusion as to who can…

  • Dec 9th, 2020
Eduardo Contreras/The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Paradise Point resort was one of the many San Diego County hotels that reopened in June following a months-long closure during the early days of the pandemic. It will now have to close its doors once again to leisure travelers under a new state stay-at-home order.
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Melissa Carone and Rudy Giuliani

Giuliani’s key witness served probation after sex video plea deal

DETROIT — A Michigan woman who served as a witness for Rudy…

  • Dec 8th, 2020
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Melissa Carone and Rudy Giuliani

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner reportedly buy $30 million plot of land in Florida

MIAMI — Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump appear to be moving to…

  • Dec 8th, 2020