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Convict Trump or face dire democracy damage, prosecutors say

Convict Trump or face dire democracy damage, prosecutors say

WASHINGTON — Dire harm from Donald Trump’s false and violent incitements will vex American democracy long into the future unless the Senate convicts him of impeachment and bars him from future office, House prosecutors insisted Thursday as they concl
Chick Corea, jazz great with 23 Grammy Awards, dies at 79

Chick Corea, jazz great with 23 Grammy Awards, dies at 79

NEW YORK — Chick Corea, a towering jazz pianist with a staggering 23 Grammy Awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, has died. He was 79.
Biden hopes infrastructure can bridge partisan divide

Biden hopes infrastructure can bridge partisan divide

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is hoping that launching an effort to build roads and bridges can help to unite Democrats and Republicans in a time of sharp partisan divisions.
Study: Smaller cars may be why crashes injure women more

Study: Smaller cars may be why crashes injure women more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The smaller, lighter vehicles that women more often drive, and the types of crashes they get into, may explain why they are much more likely to suffer a serious injury in a collision than men, a new study published Thursday found.
Vatican charity in spotlight over old sex assault allegation

Vatican charity in spotlight over old sex assault allegation

ROME — A pontifical foundation has admitted that its late founder was credibly accused of sexually assaulting a female employee, who came forward in 2010 after learning the deceased priest was being considered for possible beatification.
Epstein warden now running new prison despite ongoing probe

Epstein warden now running new prison despite ongoing probe

WASHINGTON — The warden who ran the beleaguered federal jail when disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself has been put in charge of another prison despite an ongoing federal investigation and in direct contradiction of a public pronounceme
UK judge says newspaper invaded Meghan's privacy with letter

UK judge says newspaper invaded Meghan's privacy with letter

LONDON — A newspaper invaded the Duchess of Sussex’s privacy by publishing a personal letter to her estranged father, a British judge ruled Thursday, in a major victory for the royal in her campaign against what she sees as media intrusion.
New trial in ex-football hero's killing can't be for murder

New trial in ex-football hero's killing can't be for murder

NEW ORLEANS — The new trial for the man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of a former NFL player following a traffic dispute cannot include a murder charge, a Louisiana judge has ruled.
US jobless claims fall slightly to 793,000 with layoffs high

US jobless claims fall slightly to 793,000 with layoffs high

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 793,000, evidence that job cuts remain high despite a substantial decline in new confirmed viral infections.
Morgan Wallen tells fans not to defend his racist language

Morgan Wallen tells fans not to defend his racist language

NASHVILLE — Country star Morgan Wallen asked fans not to downplay the racist language he was caught saying on camera and said that he accepted the punishments he faced.