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Authorities say a French policewoman has been stabbed to death inside her police station and that fellow officers shot and killed the suspected attacker.

AP PHOTOS: Train rides, roller coasters, a carousel and goats. All hands were on deck as a family-owned theme park reopened in California, shuttered for 403 days because of the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 100 Europe-bound migrants are feared dead in a shipwreck off Libya, independent rescue groups said, in the latest loss of life as attempts to cross the Mediterranean increase during the warmer months.

The European Medicines Agency said people who have received a first dose of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine should get the second one too, despite the rare risk of blood clots that have been linked to the shot.

I got the COVID-19 vaccine. Can I still spread the virus to others? See more of AP’s “Viral Questions”: Send us your questions at FactChec @ap .org

Amid the heartbreak of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict, the sight of a man carrying a grimy pink bassinet slung around his neck with tiny twin girls would bring out the kindness of strangers.

Medical providers may soon return to using one medical N95 mask per patient, a practice suspended during the pandemic due to shortages. The Biden Administration says there are now adequate supplies of N95 masks, and that they should no longer be reused.

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the CDC is working with its counterpart in India to assist with the coronavirus surge. India’s hospitals are near capacity after a record 332,000 daily infections.


JOE BIDEN DEFEATS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP The Associated Press declares Joe Biden the winner of a grueling campaign for the American presidency. He will lead a polarized nation through a historic collision of health, economic and social crises. #APracecall 

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BREAKING: DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died. He was 50.

BREAKING: Democrat Doug Jones wins election as U.S. senator from Alabama. @AP  race call at 10:23 p.m. EST. #AlabamaElection  #APracecall 

BREAKING: Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music for "DAMN" the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the award.

BREAKING: Supreme Court rules gay and lesbian people can sue for workplace bias under landmark civil rights law.