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US jobless claims rise by 28,000, but still low at 222,000

US jobless claims rise by 28,000, but still low at 222,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week even though the U.S. job market has been rebounding from last year's coronavirus recession.

Mehdi Hasan to share tips on 'How to Win Every Argument'

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan has learned a few lessons after interviewing everyone from John Legend to former National Security Adviser John Bolton.
Edmunds: Ford Bronco versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco versus Jeep Wrangler

After a 25-year hiatus, the Ford Bronco is back. This new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors via boxy proportions, round headlights and short overhangs while introducing the latest in convenience and technology features.
EU drug regulator starts reviewing new coronavirus vaccine

EU drug regulator starts reviewing new coronavirus vaccine

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union drug regulator said Thursday it has started a rolling review of a new coronavirus vaccine made by French startup Valneva, the first step toward giving the vaccine the green light to be used in the 27-n
Q&A: Korean star Gianna Jun on acting goals and aging well

Q&A: Korean star Gianna Jun on acting goals and aging well

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Despite being one of the most well-known faces in Asia, acting never gets easier for South Korean superstar Gianna Jun. “I feel like I climbed the mountain 1,000 times,” she said about filming her latest series, “Jirisan.
N Ireland collective wins prestigious Turner Prize for art

N Ireland collective wins prestigious Turner Prize for art

LONDON (AP) — An 11-person collective from Belfast that aims to transcend Northern Ireland’s political and religious divides won the U.K.’s prestigious Turner Prize for art on Wednesday.
Trump tested COVID-positive pre-debate, ex-aide says in book

Trump tested COVID-positive pre-debate, ex-aide says in book

Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 three days before his first presidential debate in September 2020 with Joe Biden, according to a new book by Trump's former chief of staff. In “The Chief's Chief,” obtained by The Guardian before its Dec.
Rockin' around the Christmas tree: Rockefeller tree lit up

Rockin' around the Christmas tree: Rockefeller tree lit up

NEW YORK (AP) — The holly, jolly, best time of the year got a light-filled launch on Wednesday, when the towering Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center was officially turned on.
Trade minister Ng chats with U.S. counterpart as continental trade tensions fester

Trade minister Ng chats with U.S. counterpart as continental trade tensions fester

WASHINGTON — Canada's trade minister has headed back to the U.S. capital for discussions on festering trade irritants, just two weeks after joining Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his visit to the White House. Mary Ng met virtually Tuesday with U.S.

Carlos Santana has heart procedure, cancels December shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Santana has successfully undergone a heart procedure and is canceling several Las Vegas shows planned for December.