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Biden halts border wall building after Trump’s final surge

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By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump's...

Appeals court revisits Texas ban on abortion procedure

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By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas should be allowed to halt a common second-trimester abortion procedure, the state's lawyers told a...

Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland

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LONACONING, Md. (AP) — The jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731.1 million was sold at Coney Market in Lonaconing, the Maryland Lottery announced on Thursday. The...

Analysis: While his powers are questioned, Abbott reaches for more

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By Ross Ramsey, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott says he will push legislation that would allow the state to withhold sales tax money due to...

Texas shows 450 new COVID deaths as state toll nears 33,000

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas state health officials reported 450 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as fatalities rapidly mount after a recent surge in...

Mexico, world hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

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LORNE COOK and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden and the...

No pardon for Texas attorney general in last-minute list

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal investigation against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton remains in play after his name was absent Wednesday from a...

With a Democrat back in the White House, Texas Republicans prepare to go on...

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By Emma Platoff Democrats are headed back to the White House, and Texas Republicans are gearing up to go back on offense. For eight years under...

Biden to pause border wall construction, issue protections for DACA recipients

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On the same afternoon he’s sworn in as the nation’s 46th president, Joe Biden will take executive actions that will undo several of former...

Biden sworn in as nation’s 46th president

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By JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday,...