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Replying to @AP_Europe: A United Nations commission voted to take cannabis off a list of the world's most dangerous narcotics, but kept it in the la…

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A United Nations commission voted to take cannabis off a list of the world's most dangerous narcotics, but kept it in the larger, still strict Schedule I category that also includes cocaine, morphine, opium and oxycodone.

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A prominent law enforcement training group is promoting a lengthy research document riddled with falsehoods and conspiracies that urges local police to treat Black Lives Matter activists as terrorists plotting a violent revolution.

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Replying to @APEntertainment: Spidey makeover: New "Miles Morales" video game takes a different look at Spider-Man.

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A midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy has become the first Black woman selected for the academy's top student leadership position. Sydney Barber will assume her role as brigade commander next semester.

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Spidey makeover: New "Miles Morales" video game takes a different look at Spider-Man.

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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.

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Replying to @APEastRegion: Unnerved residents of a Boston suburb are changing their routines and paying more attention to their surroundings after a…

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Unnerved residents of a Boston suburb are changing their routines and paying more attention to their surroundings after a string of unprovoked attacks on men walking alone.

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Replying to @APEntertainment: Bringing #BlackBeauty into the 21st century: Actor @mackenziefoy shares how the classic tale, published in 1877, was…

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Replying to @AP_Politics: Arizona Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly is being sworn into the Senate. Kelly defeated Republican Sen. Martha McS…

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Arizona Democrat and former astronaut Mark Kelly is being sworn into the Senate. Kelly defeated Republican Sen. Martha McSally in last month's election. Kelly's arrival means that GOP control of the Senate will narrow to a 52-48 advantage.

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.@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.

See more of @AP’s top 2020 photos:

#APPhotos2020

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Bringing #BlackBeauty into the 21st century: Actor @mackenziefoy shares how the classic tale, published in 1877, was modernized to keep author Anna Sewell's intent intact.

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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.)

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Health officials urged Americans to stay home over the upcoming holiday season and consider getting tested for coronavirus before and after if they do decide to travel. That’s the same advice the CDC had over Thanksgiving but many traveled anyway.

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An owner of a New York City bar that was providing indoor service in defiance of coronavirus restrictions was arrested after a sting in which plainclothes officers went inside and ordered food and beverages, the city sheriff's office said.

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Replying to @APEntertainment: .@MarySteenburgen encourages others to "help our fellow humans" during the holidays. "There's some horrifyingly long l…

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Replying to @AP_Europe: VIDEO: A 92-year-old woman, an Orthodox Christian Serb, lives alone in a deserted village in Kosovo. A man on the opposite e…

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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.

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Replying to @AP_Europe: Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the start of a “large-scale” COVID-19 vaccination of doctors and teachers late next…

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An Ohio woman who fled the U.S. ahead of her sentencing in one of the country's biggest corporate fraud cases is asking for early release from prison, citing poor health. Rebecca Parrett, 72, was convicted in 2008 of securities fraud and other charges.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the start of a “large-scale” COVID-19 vaccination of doctors and teachers late next week with the Sputnik V shot, which has yet to complete advanced studies needed to ensure its effectiveness and safety.

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Replying to @AP_Europe: “It is time to reconnect." The European Union is looking forward to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, hoping that he…

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Replying to @APEntertainment: SLEIGH DREAMS – From building a miniature Christmas village, to slurping a cocktail on the beach or seeing the family,…

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Replying to @AP_Politics: President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for chief of staff, Ron Klain, has done something unusual in today’s Washington: He’s dra…

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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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SLEIGH DREAMS – From building a miniature Christmas village, to slurping a cocktail on the beach or seeing the family, movie stars reveal festive plans.

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“It is time to reconnect." The European Union is looking forward to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, hoping that he will reset trans-Atlantic relations, which faltered under the Trump administration.

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.@MarySteenburgen encourages others to "help our fellow humans" during the holidays. "There's some horrifyingly long lines at food banks these days."

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“Please pay attention to our lives.”

@AP spoke to dozens of women on palm oil plantations who describe rapes, harassment and punishing physical effects of their brutal work, which feeds into top Western beauty brands.

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