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Featured News - South Korea's Moon Jae-in names new foreign minister ahead of Biden inauguration

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Moon Jae-in: Biden administration should build on Trump's North Korea summits

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Biden, Harris call for healing in COVID-19 memorial ahead of inauguration

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U.S. declares China's treatment of Uyghurs 'genocide'

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12 National Guardsmen removed from inaugural duty

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Cancer-related suicides in U.S. fell over last two decades, study finds

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Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton dies at 75

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U.S. surpasses 400,000 total COVID-19 deaths; adds 142,000 cases - Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The United States surpassed another somber milestone on Tuesday -- a total of more than 400,000 COVID-19 deaths over the past year since the start of the pandemic. 17 hours ago

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COVID-19 patients treated in busy ICUs at higher risk for death, study finds

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Panel finds world not prepared for COVID-19; China, WHO acted too slowly

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Florida COVID-19 whistleblower turns herself in to police

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Ex-UFC fighter Paul Varelans dies at 51 after contracting COVID-19

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Lebanon's bank depositors dread losing life savings

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Trump wishes incoming administration luck in farewell address

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Heavy winds in California spark fires, force power outages

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World News - Europe, Canada move to put Boeing 737 Max back in air

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Seoul reduces 'China risk' by joining trade partnership, think tank says

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South Korea prosecutors drop charges in Sewol ferry case

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Entertainment News - TNT orders Season 3 of 'Snowpiercer' ahead of Season 2 premiere

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Netflix to release Nikolaj Coster-Waldau's film 'Against the Ice'

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'Pixar Popcorn': Collection of Pixar shorts coming Jan. 22 to Disney+

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Missouri woman reunited with lost class ring after 42 years

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Giant 'Trump Baby' balloon acquired by the Museum of London

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Health News - Fried food a big factor in heart disease, stroke

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Education program reduces pregnancy complications in at-risk mothers

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Study: As more legal pot stores open, more young adults start using

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Science News - Scientists can detect new COVID-19 variants by analyzing wastewater

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Scientists characterize a dinosaur cloaca, or vent, for the first time

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Babysitting birds help elderly warbler parents raise their young

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Defense News - U.S. airstrikes kill 3 al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia

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U.S., Britain declare Carrier Strike Group 2021 deployment

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U.S. Navy to arm amphibious vessels with long-range missiles

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Sports News - All-Star guard Kyrie Irving returns to Nets after two-week hiatus

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Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic has wrist surgery, out at least six weeks

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Sarah Thomas to be first woman to officiate in Super Bowl

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Green Bay Packers defeat L.A. Rams in NFC playoff

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Dolly Parton turns 75: a look back

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Markets rebound as Dow gains 116 points, tech stocks propel Nasdaq higher -- U.S. markets rebounded from losses last week as the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 116 points and tech stocks helped the Nasdaq rise.

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Elephant freed from fishing net in reservoir in India -- Wildlife rescuers responded to a reservoir in India where an elephant became stranded in the water with its legs tangled in a fishing net.

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Irish girl's lost soccer ball floats 124 miles to Welsh beach -- An Irish girl's soccer ball floated out to sea and was found seven days later washed up on a beach 124 miles away in Wales.

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Idaho men stack 47 bars of soap for Guinness World Record -- A pair of Idaho men teamed up to take on a slippery Guinness World Record by stacking 47 bars of wet soap in one minute.

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Microsoft joins $2B investment in GM's Cruise self-driving vehicles -- Microsoft said Tuesday it partnering with General Motors and Cruise to ramp up commercialization of self-driving vehicles.

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Stranded dog rescued from icy pond in Colorado -- Firefighters in Colorado rescued a dog wandered that wandered onto the ice at a frozen pond and fell into the frigid water below.

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Rhinoceros iguana at Australia Zoo dubbed world's oldest at 40 years -- A 40-year-old rhinoceros iguana at the Australia Zoo has been named the oldest member of its species in the world -- nearly doubling the previous Guinness World Record.

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U.N. peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic; 2021 toll rises to 9 -- The United Nations said Tuesday that an armed group in the Central African Republic has killed two peacekeepers, making January an even deadlier month for its forces.

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Federal agents arrest 'Oath Keepers' leader for U.S. Capitol attack

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Man spends $400 to find out limping dog was imitating owner

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Woman wins $47M lottery jackpot with numbers from husband's dream

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Tiffany Trump announces engagement to Michael Boulos

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On Jan. 19, 1995, Russian forces captured the presidential palace in the rebel republic of Chechnya.

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UPI Archives: Mothers head to Chechnya in search of sons

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UPI Archives: Chechnya: POWs tell horror stories

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Iranian mullahs face European justice

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