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Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Military Services, who oversees Catholic ministries to the U.S. armed forces, was elected Tuesday as the new president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

By PETER SMITH and DAVID CRARY, Associated Press November 17, 2022
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Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched his third campaign for the White House just one week after a disappointing midterm showing for Republicans, forcing the party to again decide whether to embrace a candidate whose refusal to accept defeat in 2020 sparked an insurrection and pushed American democracy to the brink.

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press November 16, 2022
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NATO member Poland and the head of the military alliance both said Wednesday a missile strike in Polish farmland that killed two people did not appear to be an intentional attack, and that air defenses in neighboring Ukraine likely launched the Soviet-era projectile against a Russian bombardment that savaged the Ukrainian power grid.

By VASILISA STEPANENKO, Associated Press November 16, 2022
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Former Vice President Mike Pence blames Donald Trump for endangering his family “and all those serving at the Capitol” on Jan. 6 in a new memoir released Tuesday.

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press November 16, 2022
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In early November, Hays Culbreth’s mother sent a poll to a few family members.

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Business Writer November 16, 2022
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NASA's new moon rocket blasted off on its debut flight with three test dummies aboard Wednesday, bringing the U.S. a big step closer to putting astronauts back on the lunar surface for the first time since the end of the Apollo program 50 years ago.

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer November 16, 2022
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Ballot measures in the U.S. to build more affordable housing and protect tenants from soaring rent increases were plentiful and fared well in last week's midterm elections, a sign of growing angst over record high rents exacerbated by inflation and a dearth of homes.

By JANIE HAR, Associated Press November 16, 2022
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Battling droughts, sandstorms, floods, wildfires, coastal erosion, cyclones and other weather events exacerbated by climate change, the African continent needs to adapt, but it needs funds to do so, leaders and negotiators from the continent said at the U.N. climate summit.

By WANJOHI KABUKRU, Associated Press November 12, 2022
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Colorado voters have passed a ballot initiative to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for people 21 and older and to create state-regulated “healing centers" where participants can experience the drug under supervision.

By THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press November 12, 2022
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Wall Street tacked more onto its stupendous surge from a day before, leaving the market with its biggest weekly gain since the summer.

By STAN CHOE, AP Business Writer November 12, 2022
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Under gray clouds and pouring rain at Arlington National Cemetery, Vice President Kamala Harris told the nation's veterans Friday their work makes America stronger, as the administration announced new support for children who live with wounded service members.

By CHRIS MEGERIAN and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press November 12, 2022
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First lady Jill Biden hosted a Veterans Day breakfast at the White House as she announced new support for children who live with wounded service members and veterans.

By CHRIS MEGERIAN, Associated Press November 11, 2022
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Wall Street is holding onto its stupendous surge from a day before in early trading Friday, though a looming report on inflation expectations later in the morning could still upset the market.

By STAN CHOE, AP Business Writer November 11, 2022
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The remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole sent heavy rains falling from Georgia to New York on Friday as flooding and surging ocean waters receded from a stretch of Florida coastline where the most damaging impacts became evident after it made landfall as a hurricane.

By MIKE SCHNEIDER and FREIDA FRISARO, Associated Press November 11, 2022
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Democrats padded their narrow leads in key Arizona contests on Thursday, but the races for U.S. Senate and governor were still too early to call with about a fifth of the total ballots left to be counted.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press November 11, 2022
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Price increases moderated in the United States last month in the latest sign that the inflation pressures that have gripped the nation might be easing as the economy slows and Americans grow more cautious.

By PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer November 10, 2022
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The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits rose slightly last week, but the labor market remains healthy despite job cuts that have begun to spread across industries most affected by soaring interest rates, such as housing and technology.

By Associated Press November 10, 2022
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This week’s ballot had an unspoken candidate — American democracy.

By Associated Press November 10, 2022
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Republicans inched closer to a narrow House majority Wednesday, while control of the Senate hinged on a few tight races in a midterm election that defied expectations of sweeping conservative victories driven by frustration over inflation and President Joe Biden’s leadership.

By Associated Press November 10, 2022
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Abortion rights supporters won in the four states where access was on the ballot Tuesday, as voters enshrined it into the state constitution in battleground Michigan as well as blue California and Vermont and dealt a defeat to an anti-abortion measure in deep-red Kentucky.

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press November 10, 2022
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The video on Fox News showed a Wisconsin poll worker initialing ballots before they were given to voters.

By DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press November 10, 2022
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For more than three decades, members of the Anchorage Zen Community have gathered in unusual venues – from a busy strip mall to a converted garage – with the same intention: simply to sit and meditate in silence.

By Associated Press November 10, 2022
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Harrowing, previously unseen images from 1938's Kristallnacht pogrom against German and Austrian Jews have surfaced in a photograph collection donated to Israel's Yad Vashem memorial, the organization said Wednesday.

By Associated Press November 10, 2022
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Abortion rights supporters won in the four states where access was on the ballot Tuesday, as voters enshrined it into the state constitution in battleground Michigan as well as blue California and Vermont and dealt a defeat to an anti-abortion measure in deep-red Kentucky.

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press November 9, 2022
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Tropical Storm Nicole forced people from their homes in the Bahamas and threatened to grow into a rare November hurricane in Florida on Wednesday, shutting down airports and Disney World as well as prompting evacuation orders that included former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club.

By FREIDA FRISARO and DANICA COTO, Associated Press November 9, 2022

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