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Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open's main court during pre-match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium's speakers implored spectators to welcome "the world's No.
China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

BEIJING — China will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest from the north by one-third this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's highest peak, state media reported Monday.
Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony.
2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus. On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America, where skies were clear.

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend.
Few signs of breakthrough as May set to unveil Brexit Plan B

Few signs of breakthrough as May set to unveil Brexit Plan B

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May was set to unveil her new plan to break Britain's Brexit deadlock on Monday — one expected to look a lot like the old plan that was decisively rejected by Parliament last week.
Teen in confrontation with Native American: I didn't provoke

Teen in confrontation with Native American: I didn't provoke

DETROIT — The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside the Lincoln Memorial as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to provoke the man in the videotaped confrontation and wa
Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn't budge Democrats

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn't budge Democrats

WASHINGTON — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he'd billed
Bon Jovi's restaurant gives free meal to furloughed workers

Bon Jovi's restaurant gives free meal to furloughed workers

RED BANK, N.J. — A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi is providing free meals to local government workers and their families during the federal government shutdown.

Reinvented legacy: Nazi's paintings fund foundation for Jews

BERLIN — When Hilde Schramm inherited several paintings collected by her father, Hitler's chief architect and Armaments Minister Albert Speer, she was only sure of one thing: she didn't want them.
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