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Jon Stewart will be back in the host's chair for Apple TV+

Jon Stewart will be back in the host's chair for Apple TV+

LOS ANGELES — Jon Stewart is returning to TV, more than five years after bowing out as host of “The Daily Show” and with a new home at Apple TV+.
Tokyo festival opens with grueling boxing 'Underdog' film

Tokyo festival opens with grueling boxing 'Underdog' film

TOKYO — Masaharu Take’s films have always focused on painful stories about Japan's “under-class,” people who are often overlooked in a nation stereotyped as monolithically well-to-do.
Strong typhoon slams Vietnam; at least 2 dead, 26 missing

Strong typhoon slams Vietnam; at least 2 dead, 26 missing

HANOI, Vietnam — Typhoon Molave slammed into Vietnam with destructive force Wednesday, killing at least two people and sinking two fishing boats with 26 crew members in what was feared to be the most powerful storm to hit the country in 20 years.
'We need you': GOP hunts for new voters in Trump territory

'We need you': GOP hunts for new voters in Trump territory

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — President Donald Trump’s campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will do so this time.
Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls

Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls

WASHINGTON — Gary Kauffman says he does not scare easily.
Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, lose Turner to COVID-19

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, lose Turner to COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Texas — No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
Utility: Winds too weak to cut power before California fire

Utility: Winds too weak to cut power before California fire

LOS ANGELES — Facing extreme wildfire conditions this week that included hurricane-level winds, the main utility in Northern California cut power to nearly 1 million people while its counterpart in Southern California pulled the plug on just 30 custo

Group home provider settles allegation from deaf resident

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Collins votes against Barrett, heads home to save Senate job

Collins votes against Barrett, heads home to save Senate job

PORTLAND, Maine — When Republican Sen. Susan Collins had to vote on a Supreme Court justice in 2018, she deliberated under the spotlight for weeks, building suspense that ended with a dramatic floor speech.
US accuses Syria of delaying constitution ahead of election

US accuses Syria of delaying constitution ahead of election

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The United States and several Western allies on Tuesday accused the Syrian government of deliberately delaying the drafting of a new constitution to waste time until presidential elections in 2021, and avoid U.N.