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US calls Bahrain, UAE 'major security partners'

US calls Bahrain, UAE 'major security partners'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United States called Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates “major security partners" early Saturday, a previously unheard of designation for the two countries home to major American military operations.
No winner of Mega Millions $750M; Powerball drawing Saturday

No winner of Mega Millions $750M; Powerball drawing Saturday

DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the largest jackpots in U.S. history will grow even larger since there was no winner for Friday's drawing of the Mega Millions' $750 million top prize.
UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2 million by mid-2020

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

CAMEROON, Cameroon — A new U.N.
Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.
Official: 2 insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamen

Official: 2 insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamen

KABUL — At least two members of an Afghan militia opened fire on their fellow militiamen in the western Herat province, killing 12, in what provincial police on Saturday described as an insider attack.

INAUGURATION EXPLAINER: Biden's event will be very different

WASHINGTON — Between the still-raging pandemic and suddenly very real threat of violence, the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris next Wednesday promises to be one of the most unusual in American history.
House arrest plan for invader of Pelosi's office halted

House arrest plan for invader of Pelosi's office halted

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge in Washington on Friday night halted a plan to release and put on house arrest the Arkansas man photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol.
NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York, where a state lawsuit is tryi
NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

New York prosecutors conducted an hourslong interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, asking a range of questions about Trump's business dealings, according to three people familiar with the meeting.
Amazon city scrambles to provide oxygen to COVID-19 patients

Amazon city scrambles to provide oxygen to COVID-19 patients

SAO PAULO — Doctors in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city are having to choose which COVID-19 patients can breathe amid dwindling oxygen stocks and an effort to airlift some of the infected to other states.