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San Francisco Bay Area residents feel moderate earthquake

People throughout the San Francisco Bay area on Saturday night reported feeling a magnitude 4.2 earthquake that hit the region

$640 million Powerball drawing up next as big jackpots grow

Lottery players' second chance to win really big this weekend comes with Saturday’s drawing for a $640 million Powerball top prize

Banking heir Benjamin de Rothschild dies at 57

Benjamin de Rothschild, who oversaw the banking empire started by his father in 1953, has died of a heart attack

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden

Wind, rain, heavy snow hit New England, cause power outages

A storm that’s lashing parts of New England with heavy rain, snow and wind is causing sporadic power outages

Correction: Green Beret Death story

In a story January 14, 2021, about a U.S. Navy SEAL’s court-martial, The Associated Press misquoted Tony DeDolph’s statement about a chokehold

Bus driver who veered off bridge, refused test is suspended

The driver of a New York City bus that plunged off a bridge has been suspended after refusing a drug and alcohol test

UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020

A new U.N. report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel worldwide

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2021. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 2020, the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump opened in the Senate, with senators standing and swearing an oath of “impartial justice.” Trump again denounced the proceedings as a “hoax,” while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said new evidence reinforced the need to call additional witnesses. On this date: In 1865, Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherm...

Mega Millions announces winning numbers for $750M jackpot

It could be a profitable weekend for lucky lottery players as two of the largest jackpots in U.S. history will be on the line

Woman arrested in Capitol attack: 'I listen to my president'

A Dallas-area real estate agent is facing charges for allegedly being part of the pro-President Donald Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week

FAA approves fully automated commercial drone flights

A Massachusetts company has just won government approval to make fully automated commercial drone flights without a human operator around

Coroner: 1 dead after shooting at Mississippi courthouse

A Mississippi coroner says one person has been killed and another injured in a shooting at a county courthouse

House speaker's office invader to be put under house arrest

An Arkansas man photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week has been put under House arrest as he awaits trial

Virginia AG authorizes probe of statue-removal contract

A special prosecutor says Virginia's attorney general has authorized an investigation into efforts by Richmond officials to take down the city’s Confederate monuments last year
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