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NYC to reopen schools, even as virus spread intensifies

NEW YORK – New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning, and increase the number of days a week many children attend class, even as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday.

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden’s win over Trump

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court even before the recount concluded.

Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert

A mysterious silver monolith that was placed in the Utah desert has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep, federal officials and witnesses said.

Hungarian official retracts his comparison of George Soros to Hitler

BUDAPEST, Hungary – After facing strong condemnation, a Hungarian commissioner on Sunday begrudgingly retracted an article comparing American-Hungarian billionaire and philanthropist George Soros, a staunch critic of Hungary’s government, to Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.

David Prowse, actor who played Darth Vader, dies at 85

David Prowse, the British weightlifter-turned-actor who was the body, though not the voice, of arch-villain Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, has died. He was 85. Prowse died in a London hospital Saturday after a short illness, his agent Thomas Bowington said. Born in Bristol, southwest England, in 1935, Prowse was a three-time British weightlifting champ.

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

SANTA FE, N.M. – Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak.

AP source: All Denver Broncos QBs pulled out of practice over virus

Denver Broncos quarterbacks Drew Lock, his backup and former Shadle Park standout Brett Rypien and practice squad member Blake Bortles were pulled off the practice field Saturday and sent home over concerns about their contact with QB Jeff Driskel, who is infected with COVID-19, a person with knowledge of the situation told the Associated Press.

Trump vows to press on in Wisconsin despite recount setback

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump isn’t abandoning his drive to overturn the election results in Wisconsin, despite state officials announcing a recount in Milwaukee County had only added to Democrat Joe Biden’s lead.

Iran’s supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a slaying that has raised fears of reignited tensions across the Middle East.

Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

ROME – Pope Francis raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy Saturday and immediately warned them not to use their titles for corrupt, personal gain, presiding over a ceremony marked from beginning to end by the coronavirus pandemic.