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With quiet humanity, Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland' makes noise

With quiet humanity, Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland' makes noise

NEW YORK — What’s it like to be an international film festival sensation without hardly leaving your home? Like most things during the pandemic, it’s surreal.
Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

WASHINGTON — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, und
No emergency training for crew on boat where fire killed 34

No emergency training for crew on boat where fire killed 34

LOS ANGELES — Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people as they slept below deck, accordin
Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

Fed sees rates near zero through 2023, perhaps longer

WASHINGTON — With the economy still struggling to recover from the pandemic recession, Federal Reserve policymakers signalled Wednesday that their benchmark short-term interest rate will likely remain at zero at least through 2023 and possibly even l
Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

Reverse: Big Ten will try to play fall football after all

Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fans seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased. The Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all.

Health official on leave amid political interference furor

WASHINGTON — A Trump health appointee is taking a leave of absence after allegations of political interference in the federal coronavirus response, followed by a personal video that warned of election violence and all but equated science with resista

Maya Moore now wed, to wrongfully jailed man she helped free

NEW YORK — Basketball star Maya Moore has married Jonathan Irons, the Missouri man she helped work to free from prison after a 22-year-old wrongful conviction.
Experts cite 'crimes against humanity' in Maduro's Venezuela

Experts cite 'crimes against humanity' in Maduro's Venezuela

GENEVA — Independent experts for the U.N.
Larry Wilmore is ready to talk politics, culture on new show

Larry Wilmore is ready to talk politics, culture on new show

LOS ANGELES — Larry Wilmore has been down the road as a talk show host before, with a Comedy Central show that was here and gone in two seasons — taking with it his droll and incisive brand of satire.

First two longlists announced for National Book Awards

NEW YORK — Stories of voting rights, space exploration and displacement at home are among the young people's literature works that appear on the longlist for the National Book Awards.
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