Associated Press World View: Biden 1st Presser, Tornado Deaths, Georgia Voter Law, Italian Care Homes, More

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March 26, 2021

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  • President Joe Biden in his first news conference leaves the door open to backing fundamental changes in Senate procedure to advance his agenda.
  • Georgia’s governor draws protests with a Republican-sponsored law that includes new restrictions on voting.
  • Italy’s badly hit nursing homes finally emerge from their COVID-19 tunnel thanks to vaccines.
  • And from Germany, we bring you the story of a mother of 11 children who has been homeschooling seven of them through the pandemic lockdowns.

Also:

  • New York doubles down on coronavirus contact tracing.
  • Egypt races to dislodge giant vessel blocking Suez Canal.
  • Georgia man gets final paycheck in grease-covered pennies.

VANESSA GERA

The Associated Press

Warsaw, Poland

The Rundown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden at his first news conference left the door open to backing fundamental changes in Senate procedure to muscle key parts of his agenda like immigration and……Read More

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ALZANO LOMBARDO, Italy (AP) — Their last hug was through plastic. Palmiro “Mario” Tami knew this was the day he was getting his second coronavirus vaccine shot. But with the northern… …Read More

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia state House on Thursday passed legislation brought by Republicans that could lead to a sweeping overhaul of state election law, including provisions adding new… …Read More

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EISEMROTH, Germany (AP) — One year into the coronavirus pandemic, Katja Heimann, a mother of 11, is still trying to keep her spirits up — despite several lockdowns and months of homeschooling……Read More

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A series of tornadoes hatched by early spring “super cell” storms tore across Alabama and moved into Georgia early Friday, leaving at least five people dead amid ruins of wrecked homes, splinter…Read More

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NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus contact tracing programs across the U.S. scaled back their ambitions as cases surged in winter, but New York City has leaned into its $600 million …Read More

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — About 2,000 people gathered for a vigil honoring the 10 people killed in the Colorado supermarket shooting Thursday night, just hours after attorneys for…Read More

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — A giant container ship remained stuck sideways Friday in Egypt’s Suez Canal, as authorities race to free the vessel and reopen traffic in a crucial East…Read More

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man said his former employer owed him a pretty penny, $915 to be exact, after leaving his job in November. But Andreas Flaten said he was shocked to s…Read More

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