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Biden makes pitch for retired general to be Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is making his case for retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be secretary of defense. Biden urges Congress to waive a legal prohibition against a recently serving military officer running the Pentagon. With concern rising in Congress about maintaining civilian control of the military, Biden is suggesting he feels […]

Biden wins White House

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence…