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Trump, Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, WILL WEISSERT and DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden squared off, in a way, in dueling televised town halls that showcased striking differences in temperament, views…
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GOP pushes Barrett toward court as Democrats decry ‘sham’

By LISA MASCARO, MARK SHERMAN and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans powered Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett closer to confirmation Thursday, pushing past Democratic objections and other priorities during the COVID-19 crisis in the…
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Barrett hearing turns to discussion of few high court cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Tuesday quickly turned to discussion of a few notable high court cases, including key decisions on abortion and gun rights. Barrett was nominated by…
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Health care is focus as Barrett Supreme Court hearing opens

By MARK SHERMAN, LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats branded Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett a threat to Americans’ health care during the coronavirus pandemic Monday at the start of a fast-tracked…
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World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize as hunger surges

By DALATOU MAMANE and FRANK JORDANS NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — The World Food Program won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger in regions facing conflict and hardship and at…
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Trump, Biden teams debate next debate: Next week? Never?

By ZEKE MILLER and WILL WEISSERT WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the final debates between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden was thrown into uncertainty Thursday as the campaigns offered dueling proposals for…
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Election 2020 Today: VP debate night, US cautions voters

By The Associated Press Here’s what’s happening Wednesday in Election 2020, 27 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. TODAY’S TOP STORIES: DEBATE NIGHT: Vice…
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Trump, still infectious, back at White House — without mask

By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and AAMER MADHANI WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House after leaving the military hospital where he was receiving an unprecedented level of…
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Trump, moving to show strength, aims for Monday release

By JILL COLVIN, STEVE PEOPLES and ZEKE MILLER BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump was hoping for a Monday discharge from the military hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19, a day after…
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Trump and first lady test positive for coronavirus

By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunges the country…
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