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Biden had Trump on the ropes, but couldn’t finish him, writes @mtomasky 

“Sometimes people live in a world of just lies,” the former Fox News anchor told Jimmy Fallon, vowing to “speak truth to power” on his new CNBC show

Rick Santorum attempts to explain away Trump’s refusal to condemn far-right groups: He “doesn’t like” saying bad things about them

The church’s former financial czar, who was convicted and then acquitted of clerical sex abuse, is coming back to Rome just as the Vatican’s financial mess implodes

The foreign minister of a disputed region on the Armenia Azerbaijan border says his comrades in Armenia may have to call on Putin to facedown the Turkish-backed forces

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Lawyers representing the U.S. at Julian Assange’s extradition trial have accepted the claim that the WikiLeaks founder was offered a presidential pardon on the condition that he would help cover up Russia’s involvement in hacking emails from the DNC

The University of Alabama has reported more than 560 coronavirus cases since classes restarted last week.

EXCLUSIVE: In the last 4 years, Jared Kushner and a Russian sovereign wealth fund CEO Kirill Dmitriev have communicated in private about ways the U.S. and Russia could work together

Donald Trump, answering phone call from 7-year-old on Christmas Eve: "Are you still a believer in Santa? Because at seven it's marginal, right?"

Children of LGBT U.S. citizens may be stripped of their birthright citizenship due to a policy that de-recognizes their parents’ marriage

EXCLUSIVE: We spoke to Ira Latrell Toles, 33, who was shot by Derek Chauvin in 2008, the officer at the center of George Floyd’s death. Ira Latrell Toles tells us Derek Chauvin shot him at close range during a domestic call in 2008.

Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce lockdown now has COVID-19

NEW: Over 3 million Black voters in key states were identified by Trump’s 2016 campaign as people they had to persuade to stay at home on Election Day to help him reach the White House

Billionaire rapper and shoe designer Kanye West’s company has received a multimillion-dollar loan as part of the federal government’s coronavirus stimulus package, according to records released by the U.S. Treasury

Vice President Mike Pence blatantly lied to reporters about the trajectory of COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma, where President Trump is scheduled to hold a large campaign rally on Saturday

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