Coronavirus live updates: December now deadliest month, Italy cracks down on anti-vaxxers; Novavax vaccine begins Phase 3 trials

Stay-home orders likely to be extended in California. Britain COVID strain looks to respond to vaccine but is being studied, Fauci says. Latest news.

      

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Year of tumult in politics: 2020 changed the U.S., creating ‘a big fork in the road’ with challenges for Biden, Trump

Remember impeachment? Neither does anybody else after a year of upheaval that changed and challenged America’s democracy.

      

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Looking back at a wild year

10 best movies of 2020

      

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Jordan, Osaka and more

2020’s top sports quotes

      

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‘Among the stars’: Ashes of Scotty from ‘Star Trek’ hidden on International Space Station

The ashes of James Doohan, who played Montgomery “Scotty” Scott on the original “Star Trek,” were smuggled into space 12 years ago.

      

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Hilaria Baldwin defends identity and culture after tweets question her accent, upbringing

Hilaria Baldwin and her husband Alec Baldwin are speaking out after questions emerged about the yoga instructor’s upbringing.

      

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Nashville bombing: Authorities know Anthony Quinn Warner triggered the blast, but motive remains a mystery

Anthony Quinn Warner triggered the bomb that rocked Nashville and took his life on Christmas morning. Authorities are trying to determine why.

      

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‘Christmas miracle’ cat found after 7 years reunited with NH owners, renamed Saint Nick

Seven years ago, Benny went missing from Nancy and Dave Bryant’s home in Rochester. A microchip that led to a holiday reunion with his owners.

      

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TSA screened nearly 1.3 million travelers Sunday, setting a new pandemic record

Despite the CDC’s warning not to travel, nearly 1.3 million people went through U.S. airports on Sunday, topping the Dec. 23 record of 1.1 million.

      

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Politics updates: Trump advocates for $2,000 stimulus checks after signing relief package

President Donald Trump continued to argue for $2,000 stimulus checks after signing a coronavirus relief package with a provision for a lower amount.

      

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