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Voting history of Detroit woman, 103, dates back to FDR

Voting history of Detroit woman, 103, dates back to FDR

DETROIT — Talu Massey is among the millions of Americans who voted before Nov. 3, resulting in record-breaking early turnout. But it's far from the Detroit resident’s first election. Very far. She voted for FDR, after all.
Hospital, residential areas hit in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Hospital, residential areas hit in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

YEREVAN, Armenia — Rockets hit a hospital and residential areas Wednesday amid deadly fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh that has raged for more than a month despite a U.S.
Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday show, just as the U.N.

UK vaccine chief warns of over-optimism, early imperfection

LONDON — Warning that the first COVID-19 vaccines may be imperfect, the head of the U.K effort to develop a vaccine called Wednesday for immediate international co-operation to prevent the “largest global recession in history.’’ U.K.

Amazon launches Swedish site in 1st leg of Nordic expansion

STOCKHOLM — Online retailer Amazon has launched a website in Sweden as the first leg of a long-anticipated expansion into the tech-savvy Nordic region that is expected to have a major long-term impact on brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce.
QAnon's 'Save the Children' morphs into popular slogan

QAnon's 'Save the Children' morphs into popular slogan

MORRIS, Ill. — At a busy intersection in this small Illinois town, Lynn Vermillion smiles at passing drivers who honk their support for the colorful posters she and friends wave: “Save Our Children. Save their Children. Save ALL the Children.
Pompeo brings anti-China roadshow to Indian Ocean islands

Pompeo brings anti-China roadshow to Indian Ocean islands

MALE, Maldives — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday brought the Trump administration’s anti-China campaign to two Indian Ocean island nations considered particularly at risk for what American officials allege is Chinese exploitation.

Daniel Menaker, award-winning author and editor, dead at 79

NEW YORK — Daniel Menaker, an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction and a longtime editor at The New Yorker and Random House who worked with Alice Munro, Salman Rushdie, Colum McCann and many others, has died at age 79.
Virus cases spike at Milan's La Scala, Naples' San Carlo

Virus cases spike at Milan's La Scala, Naples' San Carlo

MILAN — The number of performers at Milan’s famed La Scala opera house who have tested positive for the coronavirus has risen to 21, even as the theatre was forced to close due to new government restrictions aimed at curbing the virus’ resurgence.
If Trump wanted people to avoid '60 Minutes,' it didn't work

If Trump wanted people to avoid '60 Minutes,' it didn't work

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump can still be a potent television draw, although in the case of “60 Minutes” this past week, it probably wasn't what he intended. The 17.