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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2004, file photo, parliamentarians Goran Lennmarker, right, of Sweden and Stavros Evagorow, of Cyprus, observe the American voting process as voters cast their ballots at Robbinsdale City Hall in Robbinsdale, Minn. The two men are members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Officials said Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the security organization had drastically scaled back plans to send up to 500 observers to the U.S. to monitor the Nov. 3 presidential election, and now will deploy just 30. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
AP Exclusive: Pandemic shrinking Europe's monitor of US voteThe coronavirus pandemic has led Europe’s largest security organization to drastically scale back plans to send as many as 500 observers to the U.S. to monitor the Nov. 3 presidential election
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Oregon firefighter Steve McAdoo with Clackamas Fire talks on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Beavercreek, Ore., about spending long hours fighting wildfires while worrying about his own family, who had to evacuate. This year's fires have taxed the human, mechanical and financial resources of the nation's wildfire fighting forces to a degree that few past blazes did. And half of the fire season is yet to come. Heat, drought, and a strategic decision to attack the flames early combined with other factors to put a historically heavy burden on fire teams. (AP Photo/Lindsay Whitehurst)
Firefighters battle exhaustion along with wildfire flamesFirefighters trying to contain the massive wildfires in Oregon, California and Washington state say they are constantly on the verge of exhaustion
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 5, 2018, file photo, people walk through the Princeton University campus in Princeton, N.J. The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a "shocking" and "serious" admission of discrimination. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racismThe Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school’s recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to an admission of discrimination
The Associated Press1 hour ago
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine nurse Loreta Padron prepares to test a volunteer for COVID-19, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 in Miami. Miami is one of 89 cities around the U.S. that's testing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. (AP Photo/Taimy Alvarez)
Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groupsCompanies are struggling to recruit diverse volunteers in final U.S. tests of possible COVID-19 vaccines
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Fanchiskia Gulley moves toward her apartment after purchasing provisions in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Alabama reports 2nd death from Hurricane Sally; Alpha formsA second death from Hurricane Sally was reported Friday in Alabama on a day that also saw the National Hurricane Center have to resort to using the Greek alphabet for storm names in a record-setting season
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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