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The short week in 9 headlines

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Courts continued to throw out Trump campaign challenges to the election and at last the transition formally began. Biden is now the first presidential candidate to win more than 80 million votes, and another member ...

David Perdue decides against Georgia Senate run a week after filing election paperwork

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Washington Former Sen. David Perdue has decided against becoming a candidate in the 2022 Georgia US Senate race a week after filing paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. "After much prayer and reflection, B...

How Trump’s favorite phrase upended the week

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The fight over the Supreme Court seat left empty by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg nearly eclipsed everything in Washington this week ... until President Donald Trump's own comments set off major concerns ...

Christmas week forecast includes snow, ice and cold weather

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Monday marks the beginning of "astronomical winter" and the Christmas week forecast calls for plenty of possibilities for snow, at least for some. Known also as winter solstice, astronomical winter begins December 2...

Following a week rocked by a mayor’s scandal and resignation, Anchorage Assembly chooses first female, openly gay acting mayor

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Anchorage Assembly Chair Austin Quinn-Davidson is set to make history when she steps into the role of acting mayor Friday. The current mayor of Anchorage, Ethan Berkowitz, submitted his resignation last week after a...

CDC director says guidance on reopening schools to be released in the coming week

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release guidance on school reopenings in the coming week, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a White House briefing on Friday. During the briefing, ...

A man fatally shot a teenager in Oregon for playing loud music Thanksgiving week

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A man in Oregon fatally shot a teenager Thanksgiving week after getting upset that the 19-year-old was playing music loudly in the parking lot of an inn that the two were staying at, police said. Robert Paul Keegan,...

Over half a million Texans are still under boil water advisories a week after a winter storm brutalized the South

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Over half a million Texans are still under boil water notices more than a week after a winter storm brutalized large swaths of the South, leaving millions without water and power for days. A total of 509,206 people ...

‘Calm, steady, strong’: Jill Biden says her husband is ready for first debate with Trump this week

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Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, said her husband is "ready" to face Donald Trump in the first presidential debate this week and accused the President of trying to distract with sme...

Stimulus checks should start going out this week but timing could slide, administration official says

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The new round of stimulus payments included in the $ 900 billion Covid relief package are expected to start going out this week, an administration official told CNN, while acknowledging that the timing could slide....

The week in 17 headlines

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This week, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden had their last debate in Nashville, Tennessee. Meanwhile, tensions peaked on Capitol Hill as Democrats and Republicans struggled to pass a stimul...

McCarthy survives tumultuous week and emerges with a tight grip on House Republicans

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Washington House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy began this week facing perhaps the biggest challenge of his time as leader. He emerged at the end of it having survived but not unscathed. While he has a tighter grip o...

Record cold temperatures and a rare September snow arrive this week

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An early taste of winter with record cold temperatures and snow -- yes, snow -- is on the way for the Rocky Mountains. A strong September cold front is set to drop out of Canada in the beginning of the week, making ...

Trump and Barr had ‘contentious’ White House meeting this week, source says

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President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr had a "contentious," lengthy meeting inside the West Wing this week after Barr told The Associated Press in an interview that the Justice Department had uncov...

Biden administration preparing to sanction Russia over Navalny treatment this week

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Washington The Biden administration is preparing to impose sanctions on Russia over the poisoning and jailing of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny this week, two administration officials tell CNN. The rollout ...

The holiday everyone needs right now is upon us: Fat Bear Week

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Fat Bear Week -- the one time a year where you can openly and proudly cheer for your favorite chubby bear -- is back. The annual competition, held by Katmai National Park in Alaska, crowns the fattest bear in the s...

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