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Emhoff tests positive for COVID-19, VP Harris still negative

Emhoff tests positive for COVID-19, VP Harris still negative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Second gentleman Doug Emhoff has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced Tuesday. Vice President Kamala Harris tested negative, but is curtailing her schedule as a result of her husband's positive test.
No charges against 2 Chicago officers in fatal shootings

No charges against 2 Chicago officers in fatal shootings

CHICAGO (AP) — No charges will be filed against the Chicago police officers who chased and fatally shot 13-year-old Adam Toledo and 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez within days of each other last year, prompting sharp scrutiny of the department's foot pur
Brent Sass wins his 1st Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska

Brent Sass wins his 1st Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Musher Brent Sass won the arduous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across Alaska on Tuesday as his team of 11 dogs dashed off the Bering Sea ice through a crowd of fans in downtown Nome.
White House: Biden will travel to Europe for Ukraine talks

White House: Biden will travel to Europe for Ukraine talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will travel to Europe next week for face-to-face talks with European leaders about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Tuesday.
Germany to disarm far-right extremists, restricts gun access

Germany to disarm far-right extremists, restricts gun access

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security officials announced a 10-point plan Tuesday to combat far-right extremism in the country that includes disarming about 1,500 suspected extremists and tightening background checks for those wanting to acquire guns.
Police arrest man suspected of stalking, killing homeless

Police arrest man suspected of stalking, killing homeless

NEW YORK (AP) — Police said early Tuesday they arrested a suspected gunman who has been stalking homeless men asleep on the streets of New York City and Washington D.C., killing at least two people and wounding three others in less than two weeks.
India court upholds ban on hijab in schools and colleges

India court upholds ban on hijab in schools and colleges

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court Tuesday upheld a ban on wearing hijab in class in the southern state of Karnataka, saying the Muslim headscarf is not an essential religious practice of Islam in a ruling that is likely to further deepen religious ten

Turkmenistan leader's son wins presidential election

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Turkmenistan established a political dynasty Tuesday, as authorities said the son of the Central Asian country's leader won its presidential election after an unusual vote-counting delay.
Russia keeps up attacks in Ukraine as two sides hold talks

Russia keeps up attacks in Ukraine as two sides hold talks

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and Ukraine kept a fragile diplomatic path open with a new round of talks Monday even as Moscow's forces pounded away at Kyiv and other cities across the country in a punishing bombardment the Red Cross said has created “n
Pregnant woman, baby die after Russian bombing in Mariupol

Pregnant woman, baby die after Russian bombing in Mariupol

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — A wounded pregnant woman who was taken on a stretcher from a maternity hospital that was bombed by Russia last week has died, along with her baby, The Associated Press has learned.