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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are urging Congress to approve COVID-19 relief funds without further delay. Meanwhile, Democrats were attacking a decision by Mnuchin to allow five Fed lending programs to expire.
.@AP photographers around the world documented the human toll of the coronavirus this year. @DanielCole23 photographed a COVID-19 patient being treated at a hospital in Marseille, France, in September.
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The U.S. has tightened rules for service animals on airplanes, saying only specially trained dogs qualify. Airlines said passengers were abusing the rule to bring cats, turtles, pigs and in one case, a peacock aboard. (Removes incorrect reference to TSA.)
VIDEO: A 92-year-old woman, an Orthodox Christian Serb, lives alone in a deserted village in Kosovo. A man on the opposite end of the divide, an ethnic Albanian Muslim, has become like a son to her — bringing her food and other supplies.
President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for chief of staff, Ron Klain, has done something unusual in today’s Washington: He’s drawn praise from both sides of the ideological divide. He has a gilded resume and deep knowledge of the levers of power in the capital.
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