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Authorities use tear gas and batons against US-bound migrants

(CNN) -- Guatemalan authorities fired tear gas and used their batons on a group of US-bound migrants in a caravan trying to move towards...

Trudeau says, ‘Trump incited a violent assault on democracy’

TORONTO, Canada (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says President Donald Trump incited an assault on democracy by violent rioters. Friday's comments were...

Boris Johnson condemns Trump’s actions

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemns President Trump's actions to encourage riots at the US Capitol and says that he's glad that democracy has...

With time running out, EU and UK near post-Brexit trade deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and British negotiators are closing in on a trade deal with only a disagreement over fishing rights in U.K....

Biden tells pope he hopes to work with him

WASHINGTON, DC (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has spoken by phone with Pope Francis as he continues to talk with leaders around the world. Biden’s...

Shanghai airport worker gets virus; 8,000 tested

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China’s financial hub of Shanghai have quarantined 186 people and conducted coronavirus tests on more than 8,000 after a...

Tropical Storm Epsilon likely to strengthen further before eyeing Bermuda

With Epsilon developing and another system possibly in the offing later this week, this season is rapidly closing in on the record of 28 named storms set in 2005 -- the only other year to use the Greek alphabet to name storms.

SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

SpaceX has delivered two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

SpaceX rocket ship blasts off into orbit with 2 Americans

A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station.

2 astronauts climb aboard SpaceX rocket for historic flight

Despite more storms in the forecast, two NASA astronauts have climbed into their capsule for another attempt at a history-making ride into orbit aboard a rocket ship built by the SpaceX company.

Trump takes aim at WHO as US economic outlook worsens

With new U.S. economic numbers highlighting the rough road ahead for a hoped-for rebound, President Donald Trump took aim at the World Health Organization and China, blaming both for their roles in the pandemic’s devastation.

AstraZeneca secures orders for virus vaccine under testing

Drug maker AstraZeneca has secured the first agreements Thursday for 400 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that is being trialed.