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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

ALEXANDRIA, Va.
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.
Biden vows to unify and save country; Trump hits Midwest

Biden vows to unify and save country; Trump hits Midwest

WARM SPRINGS, Ga. — Joe Biden travelled Tuesday to the hot springs town where Franklin Delano Roosevelt coped with polio to declare the U.S.
Qatar apologizes, investigates forced airport examinations

Qatar apologizes, investigates forced airport examinations

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar apologized Wednesday after authorities forcibly examined female passengers from a Qatar Airways flight to Australia to try to identify who might have given birth to a newborn baby found abandoned at the airport ear

Lawsuit demands California museum forfeit Thai artifacts

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. government is demanding a San Francisco museum give up claims to two religious relics allegedly stolen from Thailand, the U.S. attorney's office announced Tuesday.
UN watchdog: Iran building at underground nuclear facility

UN watchdog: Iran building at underground nuclear facility

BERLIN — Inspectors from the U.N.