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Biden’s 2022 Looks a Lot Like 2021’s Unfinished Business

By Brett Samuels President Biden’s to-do list in 2022 in many ways resembles the one he had when he took office in 2021. Biden campaigned on...

REUTERS WORLD NEWS: Muted New Year Celebrations, Omicron Optimism, Russia Tests...

The Reuters Daily Briefing Friday, December 31, 2021 by Linda Noakes Here's what you need to know. South Africa says its COVID fourth wave has peaked, Russia test-fires...

REUTERS WORLD NEWS: Maxwell Convicted, J&J Booster Works, Iran Space Rocket,...

The Reuters Daily Briefing Thursday, December 30, 2021 by Linda Noakes Hello Here's what you need to know. Ghislaine Maxwell faces a high legal bar in her bid to...

WORLD VIEW: Hong Kong Newspaper Forced to Close, TuTu’s Pro Gay...

Dec 29, 2021 View in browser Good morning. Here is today's selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin the U.S....

Gunman Kills Four in Denver-Area Shooting Spree Before Killed by Police

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 27 (Reuters) - A lone gunman shot four people to death and wounded three, including a police officer, on Monday...

WORLD VIEW: Worldwide Vaccination Drive, CDC Lowers Isolation Length, Air Travel...

Dec 28, 2021 Good morning. Here is today's selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin the U.S. day. The Associated...

WORLD VIEW: S.A. Mourns Tutu, China Turns Back US Flight...

Dec 27, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Cape Town bells to toll in honor of Archbishop Desmond Tutu JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Bells will ring in at midday...

Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu Dies at 90

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa's struggle against white minority rule, died on...

Medics Pandemic Fantgue, Potter Conviction, Deadly Bangladesh Ferry Fire, No Joy...

Dec 24, 2021 The Associated Press   The Rundown Omicron is latest blow to pandemic-weary front-line workers BOSTON (AP) — Staff absences for COVID-19 tripled this month in London’s...

Capitol Rioters Hit with Severe Sentences, Sharp Words from Judges

Some of the longest sentences have gone to rioters charged with ‘assaulting a police officer with a dangerous weapon’ A federal judge sentenced Jacob Chansley,...

Canada Meets 2021 Immigration Target With 401,000 New Permanent Residents

Dec 23 (Reuters) - Canada met its target of granting 401,000 foreigners permanent residency in 2021 by focusing its efforts on temporary residents already...

Ex-Cop Kim Potter Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Daunte Wright

By Caroline Vakil The Hill Kim Potter, the former Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright earlier this year after...

WORLD VIEW: Omicron Hits Holidays, China Lockdown, Variant Not As Bad,...

Dec 23, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown To grandmother's house or no? Omicron disrupts holiday plans Dave Fravel and his wife invited several relatives to their Cape...

Canada Expands Aid Programs to Fight Omicron, Says Worse Yet to...

By David Ljunggren   OTTAWA, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Canada will temporarily expand support programs to help people and businesses hit by the Omicron variant of...

WORLD VIEW: S. A. Omicron Case Drop Promising, Native Americans Hit...

Dec 22, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown South Africa's case drop may show omicron peak has passed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's noticeable drop in new COVID-19...

WORLD VIEW FROM REUTERS: Biden Offers Free Home COVID Tests, Omicron...

Today's biggest stories People queue to be tested for COVID-19 in Times Square, New York City, U.S., December 20, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly U.S. The Biden administration...

WORLD VIEW: Fauci-Omicron Raging Worldwide, Biden’s Bill Gets Big Blow, Chile...

Dec. 20, 2021 The COVID-19 omicron variant is “just raging around the world,” the White House’s top medical adviser, Anthony Fauci, says as President...

WORLD VIEW: Cold Afghan Escape Route, 20 Dead in Japan Building...

Dec 17, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown AP Exclusive: Afghans push through snowy Alps toward new lives in Europe CLAVIERE, Italy (AP) — When suicide attackers and...

Canada Advises Against International Travel Amid Omicron Threat

By Anna Mehler Paperny and Steve Scherer TORONTO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Canada's government implored residents on Wednesday not to leave the country as provinces...

WORLD VIEW: Hong Kong Fire Traps 100s, US Covid Deaths Top...

Dec 15, 2021 The Associated Press The Rundown Major fire traps hundreds in Hong Kong tower, 12 injured HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of people were trapped on...

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