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Photos: Indian Village Cheers For Harris Before Swearing-In As US VP

THULASENDRAPURAM, India (AP) — People in a tiny Indian village surrounded by rice paddies flocked to a Hindu temple, burst crackers and uttered prayers Wednesday hours before its d...

Trump Bids Farewell To Washington, Hints Of Comeback

WASHINGTON (AP) — His term at an end, President Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted about a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter ...

Networks Stick With Trump In His Unusual Goodbye Speech

NEW YORK (AP) — At the end of Donald Trump's presidency, television networks left the mute button unused. They covered Trump's farewell address at Joint Base Andrews, the openin...

Mega Millions Jackpot Now $970M; Powerball Up To $730M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players will have another shot at the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history after Tuesday night's drawing didn't turn up a winner. The Mega Milli...

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein : ‘Old, Young, Pregnant Women Can Take Vaccine, There’s Nothing To Worry About’

BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, the Rosh Yeshiva of Ponovezh, has been asked a number of questions recently regarding vaccinations against COVID-19. The first que...

Trump Pardons Israeli Officer Who Enlisted Spy Pollard

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Aviem Sella, the handler of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, as part of the outgoing president'...

Trump Commutes Shalom Weiss, Eli Weinstein, Dozens Of Others

WASHINGTON (AP/VINnews) — President Donald Trump has pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a late flurry of clemency action benefiting nearly 150 people, includi...

Blinken: Biden Administration Will Consult With Israel On Iran Moves

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Antony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be secretary of state, said that the United States would seek to return to the Iran nuclear deal but would...

Ontario Asks Biden For A Million Vaccines Amid Shortage

TORONTO (AP) — Canada won’t be getting any Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccines next week and 50% fewer than expected over the next month, officials said Tuesday, prompting the lea...

Federal Court Strikes Down Major Trump Climate Rollback

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a last-minute slap at President Donald Trump, a federal appeals court struck down one of his administration’s most momentous climate rollbacks on Tuesday, sayi...

Video: Tlaib Calls Israel ‘Racist’ For Not Offering COVID Vaccines In Palestinian Territories

WASHINGTON (JNS) — Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) accused Israel of being “racist” for not distributing coronavirus vaccines to the Palestinian territories, despite the fact that the...

Fake Letter Attributed To Kamala Harris Warns DC Synagogues They Must Close Or Be Shut Down

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Synagogues in Washington, D.C., are receiving a fake letter purported to be signed by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris warning them to close or they will go to...

WATCH: Farewell Address Of President Donald J. Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his farewell address, President Donald Trump says he will pray for the success of the next administration...

12 Guard Members Removed From Biden Inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission after they were found to have ties with right-wing m...

Woman Investigated For Theft Of Pelosi Computer Due In Court

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a woman whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the riot at the U.S...

Mega Millions Jackpot Now $865M; Powerball Up To $730M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players will have another shot Tuesday night at the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history. The Mega Millions top prize climbed to an estimated $8...

SAT Doing Away With Optional Essay, Subject Tests

NEW YORK (AP) — The College Board said Tuesday it will eliminate the optional essay from the SAT and do away with subject tests amid a changing college admissions landscape. “Th...

US Soldier Arrested In Plot To Blow Up Nyc 9/11 Memorial

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City's 9/11 Memorial and other landma...

Stores Drop MyPillow After CEO Pushes Election Fraud Theories

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of MyPillow, a vocal and in the past few weeks very visible supporter of President Donald Trump, says a backlash against the company has begun after a m...

Pompeo Says China’s Policies On Muslims Amount To ‘Genocide’

WASHINGTON (AP) — On his way out the door, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hit China with new sanctions by declaring that China’s policies on Muslims and ethnic minorities in we...