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Balkissa Barro, 10, center, walks to school with friends in the Burkina Faso village of Dori Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020. Children returning to school in Burkina Faso's volatile Sahel region, have to practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist attacks that have ravaged the West African nation, killing more than 2,000 people this year. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
November 27, 2020 - 4:59 am
DORI, Burkina Faso (AP) — Balkissa Barro’s been waiting for months to go back to school, but now that she has, the 10-year-old fears classes might once again stop. Children returning to school in Burkina Faso’s volatile Sahel region have to practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo former Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks with FOX Business Network guest anchor Jon Hilsenrath in the Fox Washington bureau in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 24, 2020 - 12:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job — just in time to confront yet another crisis. Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's apparent choice for treasury secretary, served on the Federal Reserve's policymaking committee during the 2008-2009 financial crisis that...
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An open house is posted in front of a home for sale in Westfield, Ind., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Sales of existing homes rose for a fifth straight month in October, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday, Nov. 19. Existing homes sales rose 4.3% to an seasonally-adjusted rate of 6.85 million annualized units. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
November 19, 2020 - 11:43 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sales of existing homes rose for a fifth straight month in October, reaching a level not seen since before the housing bubble popped 14 years ago. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday existing homes sales rose 4.3% to an seasonally-adjusted rate of 6.85 million...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Bill Ford Jr., Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, poses in the Michigan Central Station in Detroit. Ford Motor Co. is expanding its footprint in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood by adding onto plans that began with its purchase and renovation of the massive and once-derelict station. The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker also plans to turn a vacant book warehouse into the industrial center for its 30-acre Michigan Central mobility innovation district. Details were released Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, and are part of Ford's $740 million project to create an innovation hub to help shape the way people and goods will move around in the future. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
November 17, 2020 - 8:03 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. revealed plans Tuesday to transform a long-vacant book warehouse into a hub for automobile innovation in Detroit’s oldest neighborhood. Corktown, long known for its wood-framed houses, restaurants and taverns, is the site of the automaker's planned $740 million project...
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Members of the Allegheny County Return Board process the remaining absentee and mail-in Allegheny County ballots, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, on the North Side in Pittsburgh. (Steve Mellon/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
November 13, 2020 - 6:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Republicans suffered setbacks to court challenges over the presidential election in three battleground states on Friday while a law firm that came under fire for its work for President Donald Trump’s campaign withdrew from a major Pennsylvania case. The legal blows began when a...
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Officials sort ballots during an audit at the Floyd County administration building in Rome, Ga. on Friday morning, Nov. 13, 2020. Election officials in Georgia’s 159 counties are undertaking a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by state law. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)
November 13, 2020 - 5:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Masked election workers in teams of two began counting ballots Friday in counties across Georgia, a hand tally of the presidential race that stems from an audit required by a new state law. The law requires that one race be audited to check that new election machines counted the...
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San Diego attorney James McElroy poses for a portrait Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in San Diego. McElroy calls his bond with his adopted Ethiopian son whose father was fatally beaten by white supremacists "the best fee that I ever get out of a pro bono case." The 1988 murder of Mulugeta Saraw in Portland, Oregon, brought them together and also put McElroy face-to-face with Tom Metzger, the white supremacist who was found liable for the death and forced to pay $12.5 million. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 13, 2020 - 12:09 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California lawyer who for years made sure white supremacist Tom Metzger made payments on a judgment for his role in the killing of an Ethiopian man studying in the U.S. took no money for himself from the case but ended up with something priceless: a son. Attorney James McElroy...
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FILE - President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in Bullhead City, Ariz. Three civil rights groups are filing a lawsuit challenging Trump’s executive order that banned federal agencies, as well as contractors and grant recipients, from offering certain diversity training which the president has deemed “anti-American.”The NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the complaint Thursday, Oct. 29, in federal court in Washington, D.C., along with the National Urban League and the National Fair Housing Alliance. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
October 29, 2020 - 3:48 pm
New York (AP) — Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that prohibits federal agencies, contractors and grant recipients from offering certain diversity training that the president deems “anti-American." The NAACP Legal Defense Fund...
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A Redfin "for sale" sign stands in front of a house Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, in Seattle. Several fair housing organizations accused Redfin of systematic racial discrimination in a lawsuit Thursday, saying the online real estate broker offers fewer services to homebuyers and sellers in minority communities, a type of "digital redlining" that has depressed home values and exacerbated historic injustice in the housing market. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
October 29, 2020 - 1:01 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Several fair housing organizations accused Redfin of systematic racial discrimination in a lawsuit Thursday, saying the online real estate broker offers fewer services to homebuyers and sellers in minority communities — a type of digital redlining that has depressed home values and...
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A newly constructed home is shown for sale, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Surfside, Fla. U.S. home prices posted a robust gain in August — another sign that the American housing market remains strong despite economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
October 27, 2020 - 9:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices posted a robust gain in August — another sign that the American housing market remains strong despite economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, showed that home prices climbed 5.2...
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