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Nurse's makeshift ICU gives at-home care to relatives with virus

AGIOS ATHANASIOS, Greece (AP) — A veteran critical care nurse in northern Greece didn't feel good about the treatment options available when his wife, both her parents and her brother got COVID-19 in alarming succession. The hospitals in the city…

Good news for post-holiday gift returns

(CBS Newspath) -- If you've opened all your holiday gifts, it may be time to return those that missed the mark. Here are some tips for returning gifts during the pandemic.

Graham criticizes Cruz's bid to dispute election

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is calling the effort by Sen. Ted Cruz and other Republican senators to overturn the presidential election a “dodge” that doesn’t go far enough in helping President Donald Trump. Graham said in a…

Father's ashes stolen along with Mississippi woman's purse

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman is looking for an urn carrying her father’s ashes that was stolen along with her purse while she was celebrating her wedding. The Sun Herald reports that Jen Mullaney Jones had the ashes…

Last days in Georgia runoffs that will decide Senate control

ATLANTA (AP) — It's two days before dueling runoffs in Georgia that will determine U.S. Senate control. On Sunday, GOP incumbent Kelly Loeffler said she hasn't decided whether to join Republican colleagues in challenging the legitimacy of Joe Biden’s victory…

Trump, on tape, presses Ga. official to 'find' Trump votes

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump is heard on tape pleading with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory. The…

Pelosi narrowly reelected speaker, faces difficult 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has retained her hold on the House’s top job. The new Congress convened Sunday and in its first vote reelected the California Democrat to the post. Pelosi has led House Democrats since 2003…

US virus death toll hits 350,000; surge feared

BALTIMORE, M.D. — The COVID-19 death toll in the United States has surpassed 350,000 as experts anticipate another surge in coronavirus cases and deaths stemming from holiday gatherings over Christmas and New Year's. Data compiled by Johns Hopkins University shows…