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EXPLAINER: For election winner, much transition work ahead

EXPLAINER: For election winner, much transition work ahead

WASHINGTON — No matter who wins on Tuesday, Republican President Donald Trump or Democrat Joe Biden each will have their work cut out for them during the weeks between the presidential election and the inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20, 2021.
EXPLAINER: From 1800, a lesson in delayed election results

EXPLAINER: From 1800, a lesson in delayed election results

The tempestuous election of 2020 has been rife with predictions of confusion and cataclysm, with warnings that a contested battle could last well into December. It has happened before. Take 1800, for example.
In 2020 finale, Trump combative, Biden on offence

In 2020 finale, Trump combative, Biden on offence

PITTSBURGH — In the closing hours of a campaign shadowed by a once-in-a-century pandemic, President Donald Trump charged across the nation Monday delivering an incendiary but unsupported allegation that the election is rigged, while Democratic challe
The Latest: Trump predicts he'll 'so easily' win Michigan

The Latest: Trump predicts he'll 'so easily' win Michigan

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 12:20 a.m.
Judge rejects GOP effort to throw out 127,000 Houston votes

Judge rejects GOP effort to throw out 127,000 Houston votes

HOUSTON — A federal judge on Monday rejected another last-ditch Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston because the ballots were cast at drive-thru polling centres established during the pandemic.
US judge blocks Trump immigration rule on public benefits

US judge blocks Trump immigration rule on public benefits

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago struck down a key immigration rule Monday that would deny green cards to immigrants who use food stamps or other public benefits, a blow to the Trump administration on the eve of the election.
Hong Kong leader to travel to Beijing to seek economic aid

Hong Kong leader to travel to Beijing to seek economic aid

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will travel to Beijing on Tuesday to meet with Chinese officials to seek help in reviving Hong Kong’s economy and discuss reopening the borders with mainland China as coronavirus infections in her city dwindle.
Cat 4 Hurricane Eta threatens flooding in Central America

Cat 4 Hurricane Eta threatens flooding in Central America

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Hurricane Eta erupted quickly into a potentially catastrophic major hurricane Monday as it headed for Central America, where forecasters warned of massive flooding and landslides across a vulnerable region.
Over 70 ICC nations support court and oppose US sanctions

Over 70 ICC nations support court and oppose US sanctions

TANZANIA, Tanzania — More than 70 nations voiced strong opposition Monday to what they consider threats to the International Criminal Court and decried sanctions on its top officials, issuing a statement that did not name any country but was clearly
Last evacuation from Southeast Texas train derailment lifted

Last evacuation from Southeast Texas train derailment lifted

MAURICEVILLE, Texas — The last evacuation order has been lifted from the Southeast Texas vicinity of a freight train derailment that occurred last week, officials said Monday.
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