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GM, Navistar team up to build hydrogen powered heavy trucks

DETROIT — In about three years, Navistar plans to start selling low-emission hydrogen-powered heavy trucks under a partnership with General Motors and a small distribution company called OneH2.
AP Interview: All 33 sports 'unanimously' want Tokyo Games

AP Interview: All 33 sports 'unanimously' want Tokyo Games

ROME — The IOC is adamant the Tokyo Olympics will be held this year despite the pandemic. So, too, are Japanese organizers.

IOC, Tokyo Olympics to unveil rule book for beating pandemic

TOKYO — Remember the word: Playbook.
US durable goods orders show modest 0.2% December gain

US durable goods orders show modest 0.2% December gain

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a modest 0.2% in December, held back by a big drop in the volatile aircraft sector. A key category that tracks business investment decisions slowed.

Germany compensates heirs for Nazi-looted Liszt scores

BERLIN — A German classical music foundation says it has found the rightful heirs of a Jewish woman who was forced by the Nazis to sell two scores by composer Franz Liszt before being deported to a concentration camp.
Lawrence Wright's 'The Plague Year' to release in June

Lawrence Wright's 'The Plague Year' to release in June

NEW YORK — One of the first book-length inside accounts of the coronavirus pandemic will be coming out in June. Lawrence Wright's “The Plague Year," which builds on a New Yorker story that ran earlier this month, will be published by Alfred A.

Man hits 2 deer with new car, then he hits $2M in lottery

LELAND, N.C. — An unlucky start to a North Carolina man’s day turned upside down when he discovered he won a $2 million lottery prize hours after hitting two deer with his new car.

Russian parliament OKs New START nuclear treaty extension

MOSCOW — Russian lawmakers on Wednesday quickly approved the extension of the last remaining nuclear Russia-U.S. arms control treaty, a fast-track action that comes just days before it’s due to expire.
First Biden-Putin call shows both cautious on big concerns

First Biden-Putin call shows both cautious on big concerns

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin held their first conversation as counterparts Tuesday in a phone call that underscored troubled relations and the delicate balance between the former Cold War foes.
Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

NEW YORK — The baseball Hall of Fame won’t have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on-the-field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown on this year's ballot.