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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2020 file photo wearing a face covering and face shield while working due to the coronavirus, Maico Olivares, lead voter registration organizer for Central Arizonans for a Sustainable Economy, works his phone and computer as he tries to reach about 25 people a day, mostly within the Latino community, to persuade them to register to vote, in Phoenix. Immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos in Arizona for nearly two decades helped propel Joe Biden to victory in a traditionally conservative state.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)
To court Latinos, Democrats have to expand strategy in 2022Immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos in Arizona for nearly two decades helped propel Joe Biden to victory in a traditionally conservative state
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 12, 2020 file photo, a case of surgical gloves encased in plastic wrap waits for distribution as part of a shipment of personal protective equipment from China to help Connecticut fight against COVID-19  in New Britain Conn.  Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get needed pandemic relief to small businesses, the unemployed, renters and others affected by the widening coronavirus outbreak. In some cases, they are figuring out how to spend the last of a federal relief package passed in the spring as an end-of-year deadline approaches and the current COVID-19 surge threatens their economies once again.  (AP Photo/Chris Ehrmann)
With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aidGovernors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Friday, March 13, 2020, photo, Nic Talbott looks up from his computer at his home in Lisbon, Ohio. Talbott was participating in an Army ROTC program after an Obama administration policy permitted transgender people already serving in the military to be allowed to do so openly.  As vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before Obama. Now, as president-elect, Biden is making sweeping promises to LGBTQ activists, proposing to carry out virtually every major proposal on their wish lists.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Biden plans swift moves to protect and advance LGBTQ rightsAs vice president in 2012, Joe Biden endeared himself to many LGBTQ Americans by endorsing same-sex marriage even before his boss, President Barack Obama
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Timika Ingram poses for a picture holding a flyer when she was a firefighter on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. A group of Black firefighters in a North Carolina city have filed a grievance over conditions they have endured for more than 30 years. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Black firefighters in NC allege racism amid larger reckoningA group of Black firefighters in a North Carolina city has filed a grievance citing racism and discrimination they have endured for more than 30 years
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A Hiker Died in a Tent Full of Cash, and the Mystery BeganOver the summer, a Houston company that conducts DNA analysis and forensic geneaology to solve cold cases got a tip on its tip line: A Facebook group that had been working to track down the identity of a mysterious Appalachian Trail hiker wanted Othram's help. And as Nicholas Thompson writes...
Newser7 hours ago
FILE - In this May 21, 2008, file photo, Marie J. Toulantis, CEO of Barnes & Noble.com; Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com; Rob Norman, CEO of GroupM Interaction Worldwide; Bill Gates, Chairman of Microsoft Corp.; Matt Ackley, VP of Internet Marketing and Advertising, eBay Inc.; Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com; and Jim Barr, President, Online, Sears Holdings, pose for a photo after announcing Live Search Cashback programs, at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Hsieh, retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, has died. Hsieh was with family when he died Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, according to a statement from DTP Companies, which he founded. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after house fireTony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Sacramento police work at the area where one person was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov 27, 2020. The mall was evacuated in the midst of Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days. Police later said the suspect had fled and there was no active threat to the mall. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)
2 shot, killed at Northern California mall on Black FridayPolice are looking for a person who shot and killed two teens at a Northern California mall on Black Friday
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Georgia Aquarium's largest female whale shark diesThe largest female whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has died
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Milwaukee County vote recount gives Biden small boostMilwaukee County completed its recount of presidential ballots, finding only small changes in vote totals for one of the two Wisconsin counties recounting ballots
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2020, file photo a COVID-19-themed mural reads "You Can't Quarantine Love," outside of a restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif. Los Angeles County has announced a new stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation's most populous county. The three-3 week order take effect Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The order advises residents to stay home "as much as possible" and to wear a face covering when they go out.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surgesLos Angeles County has announced a stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation’s most populous county
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges out of control, banning most gatheringsLos Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges out of control, banning most gatherings
The Associated Press21 hours ago
'Hottest Doctor' Gets in Hot Water Over Party PicsThe "hottest doctor" on Instagram might have a little explaining to do. Mikhail Varshavski, also known as Dr. Mike, was caught maskless on a party boat with bikini-clad women—after months of urging people to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Post reports. Photos published by the...
Newser21 hours ago
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