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Mongolia closes border, China extends holiday to fight virus

Mongolia closes border, China extends holiday to fight virus

BEIJING — China expanded its sweeping efforts on Monday to contain a dangerous new virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection as the death toll rose to 81.
Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

OSWIECIM, Poland — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the ominous growth of anti-Semiti
'I'm being raped': Weinstein accuser details alleged assault

'I'm being raped': Weinstein accuser details alleged assault

NEW YORK — As she tried to fight off Harvey Weinstein's advances, Mimi Haleyi told him "no, no, no" before he held her down on a bed and forcibly performed oral sex on her, she said in emotional testimony Monday at Weinstein's trial.
Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards

NEW YORK — Singer Billie Eilish, who gave voice to young people struggling with depression on a do-it-yourself album she made at home with her older brother, is atop the music world. The 18-year-old made history at the Grammy Awards Sunday.
Trump hosts Israeli leaders who call his peace plan historic

Trump hosts Israeli leaders who call his peace plan historic

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump hosted Israel’s prime minister and his chief rival Monday at the White House on the eve of unveiling a long-awaited Mideast peace plan, expressing confidence that despite adamant Palestinian rejection they would ul
Supreme Court allows enforcement of new green card rule

Supreme Court allows enforcement of new green card rule

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers.