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Christi Brouder, left, reviews multiplication tables with her daughter Elena while assisting her children with remote learning due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in a makeshift classroom in the living room at the family home, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Haverhill, Mass. Brouder has four children that are distance learning. Many families with multiple students, some with special needs, are dealing with the challenges of remote distance learning in their home. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
In video classes teachers parse clues to student wellbeing The shift from in-person to remote learning is giving some teachers unprecedented video access into their students’ homes
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FILE - In this May 4, 2020 photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the first patient enrolled in Pfizer's COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine clinical trial at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold a meeting to discuss the process of approving COVID-19 vaccines.   (University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File)
Regulators, experts take up thorny vaccine study issuesThe U.S. regulators who will decide the fate of COVID-19 vaccines are asking outside scientists if their standards are high enough
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Ozuna arrives at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. (Jim Rassol/Invision/AP)
Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee top Billboard Latin Music AwardsBad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show
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Authorities investigate fatal shooting of Black teen by copIllinois State Police are investigating after a suburban Chicago police officer fatally shot a Black teenager who was a passenger in a vehicle that rolled in reverse toward an officer
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Houston Police officers escort the body of Sgt. Harold Preston from Memorial Hermann Hospital to the medical examiner's office, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Houston. Two officers were shot by a suspect during a domestic violence call at an apartment complex Tuesday. The other officer Courtney Waller was shot in the arm and is in stable condition at a hospital. ( Godofredo A. Vásquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Man faces state, federal charges in death of Houston officerAuthorities say a man accused of fatally shooting a Houston police officer during a domestic disturbance call is facing both state and federal charges and could face the death penalty
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CORRECTS DAY OF DEATH TO TUESDAY, OCT. 20 INSTEAD OF MONDAY, OCT. 19 - FILE - In this Friday, June 29, 2007, file photo, James Randi talks to a reporter in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Magician Randi, whose daring escapes were later eclipsed by his work as the country’s foremost skeptic, has died. The Florida-based James Randi Educational Foundation announced its founder died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at 92. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
James Randi, dazzling magician and skeptic, dies at 92Magician James Randi, whose daring escapes were later eclipsed by his work as the country’s foremost skeptic, has died
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Court ruling could block thousands of Iowa ballot requestsA split Iowa Supreme Court is upholding a new Republican-backed law that will bar county elections commissioners from mailing absentee ballots this week to thousands of people who omitted information on their applications
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Son of ex-U of Nebraska official accused of sexual assaultA lawsuit says the son of a former University of Nebraska official is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy three years ago
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Will Halm, foreground, joins a steady stream of voters to participate in the first day of balloting in New Mexico, at the Santa Fe Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Santa Fe. Halm said he voted in-person and early to ensure his ballot counts and avoid crowds as a safety precaution against COVID-19. Election officials are witnessing a massive surge in absentee ballot requests. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
Watchdog group cites interference at polls in Latino areasA voting rights group says that caravans of flag-waving President Donald Trump supporters appeared to obstruct and intimidate voters at two polling location in predominantly ethnic-minority neighborhoods last weekend in the Albuquerque area
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Poll Worker Turned Away People in BLM ShirtsElection officials in Tennessee say a poll worker who turned away people in shirts or face masks with the slogans "Black Lives Matter" or "I Can't Breathe" has been fired. Shelby County Election Commission spokeswoman Suzanne Thompson tells CNN that the worker at a Memphis early voting site told people...
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Ex-Blue Bell Creameries CEO charged in deadly listeria caseAuthorities say the former president of Blue Bell Creameries has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly trying to cover up a 2015 listeria outbreak linked to the company’s ice cream that killed three people in Kansas and sickened several others
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, Will Ainsworth, center, then-Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, talks with constituents during the Public Retiree Convention at Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery, Ala. Lt. Gov. Ainsworth, who has called the state mask order a government overstep, announced Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, that he tested positive for the new coronavirus. (Jake Crandall/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP, File)
Alabama lieutenant governor tests positive for COVID-19Alabama’s lieutenant governor says he has tested positive for COVID-19
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