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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Thursday that there would be a "swift, severe" response from the United States and its allies if Russia sends any military forces into Ukraine.

By MATTHEW LEE and FRANK JORDANS Associated Press January 20, 2022
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The Georgia prosecutor looking into possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election has asked for a special grand jury to aid the investigation.

By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press January 20, 2022
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Austria's parliament voted Thursday to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for adults from Feb. 1, the first of its kind in Europe, with maximum potential fines of up to 3,600 euros ($4,000) for people who don't comply after a series of reminders.

By EMILY SCHULTHEIS and GEIR MOULSON Associated Press January 20, 2022
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Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights groups argued is vital for protecting democracy was blocked Wednesday by a Republican filibuster, a setback for President Joe Biden and his party after a raw, emotional debate.

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent January 19, 2022
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President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday that the pandemic has left Americans exhausted and demoralized but insisted at a news conference marking his first year in office that he has “outperformed” expectations in dealing with it.

By ZEKE MILLER and JOSH BOAK, Associated Press January 19, 2022
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In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.

By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press January 19, 2022
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The Biden administration will begin making 400 million N95 masks available for free to U.S. residents starting next week, now that federal officials are emphasizing their better protection against the omicron variant of COVID-19 over cloth face coverings.

By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press January 19, 2022
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In a quiet valley tucked away from Colorado’s bustling ski resorts, far from his hometown in northern Mexico, Trinidad Loya found a way to support his family’s American dream: Coal.

By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America January 19, 2022
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Senators faced off in emotional, raw debate Wednesday on voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights leaders say is vital for protecting democracy but that's almost certain to be defeated without a filibuster rules change.

By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent January 19, 2022
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AT&T and Verizon will delay launching new wireless service near key airports after the nation’s largest airlines said the service would interfere with aircraft technology and cause massive flight disruptions.

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer January 18, 2022
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President Joe Biden took office at a particularly polarized time in American history, so it's not surprising that citizens are divided on his performance at the one-year mark.

By Associated Press January 18, 2022
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The Biden administration plans to significantly expand efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have torched areas of the U.S. West by more aggressively thinning forests around areas called “hotspots” where nature and neighborhoods collide.

By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press January 18, 2022
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The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hourslong standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congregants out safely.

January 17, 2022
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A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up significant legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin Luther King Jr.’s eldest son condemned federal lawmakers over their inaction.

By JEFF MARTIN and MICHAEL WARREN, The Associated Press January 17, 2022
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Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that his country will send an additional 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine to other countries, calling for global cooperation to tackle the pandemic and other challenges while urging other powers to discard a "Cold-War mentality" — a veiled swipe at the United States.

By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press January 17, 2022
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A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday.

By JULIE WALKER Associated Press January 17, 2022
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Americans must commit to the unfinished work of Martin Luther King Jr., delivering jobs and justice and protecting "the sacred right to vote, a right from which all other rights flow," President Joe Biden said Monday.

By JEFF MARTIN and MICHAEL WARREN undefined January 17, 2022
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The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear.

By NICK PERRY Associated Press January 15, 2022
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A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan.

By JAKE BLEIBERG, ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press January 15, 2022
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A dramatic fire near a chemical plant burned through the night and into Saturday in northern New Jersey but led to no evacuation orders or serious injuries — just heavy smoke that was seen and smelled in nearby New York City.

January 15, 2022
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Americans overlooked shortages, spiking prices and uncertainty over the omicron variant to break spending records during the critical holiday shopping season. But figures released Friday show that after spending robustly early in the holiday season, consumers sharply slowed their purchases from November to December.

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press January 15, 2022
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For companies that were waiting to hear from the U.S. Supreme Court before deciding whether to require vaccinations or regular coronavirus testing for workers, the next move is up to them.

By DAVID KOENIG Associated Press January 15, 2022
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Martin Shkreli must return $64.6 million in profits he and his former company reaped from jacking up the price and monopolizing the market for a lifesaving drug, a federal judge ruled Friday while also barring the provocative, imprisoned ex-CEO from the pharmaceutical industry for the rest of his life.

By MICHAEL R. SISAK and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press January 15, 2022
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A late-afternoon recovery in technology stocks helped erase most of the market’s losses Friday, but it wasn’t enough to keep major indexes from logging their second losing week in a row.

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA Associated Press January 15, 2022
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Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put a big part of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers scoured store shelves for storm supplies and crews raced to treat highways and roads as a major winter storm approached from the Midwest.

By SUDHIN THANAWALA and JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press January 15, 2022

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