US agency ascertains Biden as winner, lets transition begin

By MATTHEW DALY, ZEKE MILLER and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The General Services Administration ascertained Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is...

Catholic Church cancels Guadalupe pilgrimage over pandemic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Roman Catholic Church announced the cancellation Monday of what’s considered the world’s largest Catholic pilgrimage, for the Virgin of...

Daily COVID-19 deaths in US reach highest level since May

By DAVID CRARY and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press The surging coronavirus is taking an increasingly dire toll across the U.S. just as a vaccine...

CDC begs Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving

By MIKE STOBBE and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency...

Judge orders US to stop expelling children who cross border

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop expelling immigrant children who cross the...

Texas surpasses 20,000 virus deaths, second highest in US

By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/ Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas surpassed 20,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths Monday, as COVID-19 continues to surge in...

Texas becomes 1st state to surpass 1 million COVID-19 cases

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has become the first U.S. state with more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases as the nation continues to...

Some big, early shifts on immigration expected under Biden

By BEN FOX and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some dramatic moves on immigration are expected in the early days of the Biden...

Alex Trebek, ‘Jeopardy’ host and trivia master, has died at 80

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. He...

Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the...