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Concerns About Coronavirus Variant Cut Off U.K. From Europe
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Congress Passes Huge Coronavirus Relief Bill

Congress Passes Huge Coronavirus Relief Bill

By Emily Cochrane

Lawmakers approved a $900 billion pandemic aid bill that provides a $600 payment for most Americans.

Concerns About Coronavirus Variant Cut Off U.K. From Europe

Concerns About Coronavirus Variant Cut Off U.K. From Europe

By Mark Landler and Stephen Castle

Dozens of countries banned air and rail links to Britain, foreshadowing what a "no deal" Brexit could look like in 10 days.

Barr Sees 'No Reason' for Special Counsels for Hunter Biden or the Election

Barr Sees 'No Reason' for Special Counsels for Hunter Biden or the Election

By Katie Benner

The departing attorney general, William P. Barr, again broke with President Trump on his unsupported claims of widespread election fraud and the need to appoint a special counsel to investigate the president-elect's son.

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'Nothing to Worry About,' Biden Says After Coronavirus Vaccination

Video Video: 'Nothing to Worry About,' Biden Says After Coronavirus Vaccination

By Reuters

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. received the first course of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on live television at a hospital in Delaware on Monday.

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Video Video: Videos Show Kilauea Volcano Eruption in Hawaii

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The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, considered one of the most active in the world, erupted overnight Sunday, prompting the authorities to warn residents to shelter from ash from the volcano.

Barr Announces New Charges in Lockerbie Bombing Case

Video Video: Barr Announces New Charges in Lockerbie Bombing Case

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Attorney General William P. Barr announced charges in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 against Abu Agila Mohammad Mas'ud. The attack was the second-deadliest terrorism attack in American history.

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