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Senator Ben Sasse rips GOP lawmakers challenging 2020 results

The Legendary Language of the Appalachian “Holler”

The Kansas City Star Apologizes for History of Racist Coverage

Argentina legalises abortion in landmark moment for women's rights

Boy Scout sex abuse victims sue LDS church, accusing leaders of cover-up

Argentina becomes the first large Latin American country to legalize abortion

Nuns arrested as Beijing turns up heat on Church in Hong Kong

Russia charges critic Navalny with ‘fraud’ in new criminal case

U.S. to allow small drones to fly over people and at night

Strong earthquake kills at least seven people in Croatia

A terrorist act took place on Christmas Day in Nashville

Nashville bomber gave away car, home before Christmas Day attack

Vaccine overdose puts German care workers in hospital

John le Carré (1931-2020) on the Iraq War, Corporate Power, the Exploitation of Africa & More

AOC Slams Blue Dog Democrat for Opposing $2,000 Relief Checks

State Democratic Leader Warns AOC Against Challenging Schumer

Ivorian Christians celebrate Christmas in giant basilica

Americans’ acceptance of Trump’s behavior will be his vilest legacy

France debates human rights at home while still selling weapons to oppressive regimes

South Africa bans sale of alcohol amid tougher Covid restrictions

Chernobyl fears resurface as river dredging begins in exclusion zone

African fashion is on the rise, says Naomi Campbell: ‘And it’s about time!’

Model Stella Tennant dies aged 50

Positively Perfect Dolls Promote Self-Love in Little Black Girls

John Lewis: A Civil Rights Legend Who Saw Humanity in His Oppressors

Officials say person of interest ID’d in Nashville explosion

Independent Musicians Create New Nationwide Union

The race to save an Indigenous Brazilian language from extinction

Car Bomb: A warning to 'evacuate now' and then an explosion in Nashville on Christmas Day

House GOP rejects unanimous consent on $2,000 direct payments

When Black Movements Win, Everybody Wins

Americans give to charity like never before amid pandemic

Armed Drones Blocked in Germany

After months of negotiations, UK, EU secure Brexit trade deal

Trump administration pushing $500m arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Ohio police shooting: video shows unarmed Black man holding up phone

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch reportedly sells for $22m

The Strange Tale of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program

Massachusetts poised to enact police reforms following George Floyd's death

Amazon to face U.S. union push in year ahead

Second Black man shot dead by police in Ohio city, officer relieved of duty

Trump vetoes defense bill, setting up showdown with Congress

House Democrats Announce Effort to Pass $2,000 Payments as Trump Demands Bigger Checks

Gunmen kill more than 100 in dawn attack in western Ethiopian region

New York Approves Automatic Voter Registration

China's ice sculptors build castles in the cold

Trump attacks Thune: 'He will be primaried in 2022'

Proud Boys run wild while police stand by

Trump's longtime banker at Deutsche Bank resigns

Germany's largest Covid jab site ready for business

GOP Senator Worth $39 Million Was Biggest Opponent of the $600 Stimulus Checks

The number of journalists killed annually doubled in 2020

Trump Considered Michael Flynn’s “Martial Law” Proposal

Statue of civil rights pioneer Barbara Johns to replace Confederacy's Lee in U.S. Capitol

2.7 Million Jobs in the Arts Have Been Lost Since the Pandemic Began

Deb Haaland’s Nomination for Interior Sec. Is “Important Step” for Native Americans

Pakistan to UAE: We can’t recognise Israel until Palestine resolved

Why the $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus helps but underwhelms

After riots, iPhone manufacturer says it “deeply regrets” exploiting workers

Robert E. Lee statue removed from US Capitol

How the West hollowed out the Tunisian revolution

Kangaroos can communicate with humans, researchers say

New York City Drivers Cooperative Vows to Smash Uber

Elizabeth Warren re-ups bill to ban stock trading by lawmakers

New study shows trickle-down economics makes inequality worse

The Rise and Fall of Montana’s Christmas-Tree Harvest

Hackers' broad attack sets cyber experts worldwide scrambling to defend networks

US intelligence agencies confirm ‘significant and ongoing’ hack into government networks

Nigerian security forces rescue more than 300 schoolboys kidnapped by gunmen

Biden to Nominate Deb Haaland for Interior Secretary

Grand jury indicts six men for Michigan governor kidnap plot

Mexico is increasing its minimum wage by 15% starting Jan

Nittel Nacht: The Jewish Christmas Eve

London Coroner Lists Air Pollution as a Cause of Young Girl's Death

MacKenzie Scott gives away $4.2 billion to help battle 'wrecking ball' pandemic

Australia to take dispute with China over barley tariffs to WTO

Ocasio-Cortez takes direct shot at Pelosi and Schumer

Wearing someone else's face: Hyper-realistic masks to go on sale in Japan

Texas, other states bring antitrust lawsuit against Google

Facebook closes fake accounts linked to French military and Russia

Google sees major services outages two days in a row

Top liberals line up behind Nina Turner’s House bid

Let Everybody Vote, Even if They’re Incarcerated

Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya

Biden hits campaign trail in Georgia after top Republicans acknowledge his win

Biden to nominate Buttigieg as transportation secretary

U.S. Attorney General Barr steps down as Trump election defeat confirmed

MLB's Cleveland to drop 'Indians' moniker

U.S. Electoral College formally confirms Joe Biden's victory over Trump

Africa must be seen with lenses other than our national security

U.S. Recognizes Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara in Latest Betrayal of Africa

Over 300 schoolboys still missing after Nigeria school attack

Facebook faces most serious breakup threat yet from lawsuits

How Opioid Addiction in the U.S. Fuels a Crisis for Farmers in Mexico

Stop listening to Obama

France reveals details of controversial ‘separatism’ bill

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo wins re-election

World’s biggest iceberg heads for disaster

UN urges world leaders to declare 'climate emergency'

Bolivia approves first same-sex union following legal battle

How Black-Owned Record Stores Helped Create Community

Iran Iran Executes French-based Dissident Journalist Captured Last Year

Southern California sheriffs are refusing to enforce stay-at-home orders

‘White Women’ Drove BMW Into NYC Black Lives Matter Protest

Multiple people injured after vehicle plows into crowd at New York protest

Oracle Moves Headquarters to Texas, Joining Valley Exodus

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Bid to Overturn Trump’s Loss

New law allows Australia to scrap China Belt and Road plans

US army fires Fort Hood officers and orders policy shift following 25 deaths

Biden says 'right moment' for first Black Pentagon chief, amid congressional concerns

Trump and 17 states back Texas bid to undo his election loss at Supreme Court

A Dangerous Move to Crack Down on Protests Against Israel

200K wrongfully purged GA voters fight to be heard in Senate runoffs

Hong Kong crackdown: 14 officials face US sanctions, travel ban

Armed pro-Trump protesters gather outside Michigan elections chief's home

Police in Ohio accused of lying about shooting Black man in back

Covid scare closes over 100,000 restaurants nationwide

California becomes biggest U.S. state to launch virus contact-tracing app

Putin's former son-in-law bought shares worth $380m for $100

Giant verticle farm opens in Denmark

Elon Musk moves foundation to Texas, fanning relocation speculation

French arms sales to Egypt will not be conditional on human rights

'The people have spoken': Judges reject two more U.S. election challenges

$2M federal lawsuit says deputies arrested man for being Black

Georgia governor rebuffs Trump attempt to overturn vote

Australian war crimes and racist fantasies in Afghanistan

Early Television in the Soviet Union

Trump's Final Days of Rage and Denial

CIA Contractor Dies in Secret U.S. War in Somalia

Germany: Human chain against weapons exports outside Bundestag

Bryan Stevenson: 'We're still compromised by the legacy of slavery'

Violence erupts in new Paris protest against security law

Argentina introduces 'millionaire's tax' to help pay for coronavirus

David Perdue has troubles

1,200 Google workers condemn firing of AI scientist Timnit Gebru

New Mercedes-Maybach GLS 2020 review

UN sounds ‘wake-up call’ to save millions of Yemenis from famine

Mercedes EQ S to be flagship in £9bn electric model blitz

Hong Kong media mogul and activist Jimmy Lai detained on fraud charges

Ivanka Trump questioned as part of inauguration fund lawsuit

Over 400 Lawmakers From Around the World Join #MakeAmazonPay Campaign

Warner Bros to stream films while they’re in theatres

Google Illegally Surveilled, Interrogated, and Fired Workers Who Tried to Organize

French-British duo pick up thousands of discarded Covid-19 masks on 880km trek

New flagship Mercedes EQS SUV and electrified G-Glass confirmed

France declares national day of mourning for Giscard d'Estaing on December 9

Hong Kong dissident Joshua Wong and two others jailed for democracy protests