A Bangladeshi satellite television station has hired the country’s first transgender news anchor, saying it hopes the appointment will help change society. apne.ws/uJ1aZDN twitter.com/AP/status/13702547

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PHOTO GALLERY: Highlights of some of the most compelling images made or published by @AP photographers in Asia and Pacific. apne.ws/N7FuZ6S twitter.com/AP/status/13702535

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A court in Myanmar is due to hold a hearing for an Associated Press journalist detained while covering demonstrations against the military's seizure of power last month. He is facing a charge that could send him to prison for three years. apne.ws/o1i2DZ0 twitter.com/AP/status/13702509

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In a pandemic-wracked year, religious leaders and spiritual counselors across the U.S. ministered to the ill, fed the hungry, consoled the bereaved. Here are some of their reflections on a trying year. Watch more here: apne.ws/RKTDXP5apne.ws/HGFSTVI twitter.com/AP/status/13702494

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Puerto Rican star Jhay Cortez (@jhaycortez) says he and Bad Bunny (@sanbenito) will take you back to the club with their upcoming performance.
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VIDEO: "We all lost something." President Joe Biden delivers a message of sorrow and hope on the anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic. apne.ws/0sqkzNL twitter.com/AP/status/13702283

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.@HAIMtheband took "The Steps" to get to the , releasing their critically-acclaimed album "Women In Music Pt. III" last year. Now the group of sisters say that win or lose, it will be a "celebration."

Full story by @raganclark: apne.ws/nzu1YzI
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IDENTITY CRISIS: South Korean actor Youn Yuh-jung, who lived in Florida decades ago, said she doesn't "fully" comprehend why Asian Americans cry after watching the film she stars in, "Minari."
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No “namaste” during class? A new bill could soon reverse a ban placed on yoga in Alabama public schools, but the use of chanting and mantras would still be forbidden and moves would have to use exclusively English names. apne.ws/59DHwAw twitter.com/AP/status/13701928

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“While it was different for everyone, we all lost something." President Biden outlines his plan to make all adult Americans eligible for vaccination by May 1 and get the nation back “closer to normal” by the Fourth of July. apne.ws/8XD4uy0 twitter.com/AP/status/13701899

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Re President Joe Biden in virus address condemns violence against Asian Americans, saying "it is wrong, it is un-American and it must stop." apne.ws/l19JbDU twitter.com/AP/status/13701838

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After a year of closures, lockdowns and restrictions, @AP looks back at a few of the ways the entertainment industry got creative.
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"I'm grateful for the lessons that I've learned this past year." @DUALIPA reacts to her six Grammy nominations from @RecordingAcad and reflects on the challenges of 2020 and 2021.
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Re Biden is also expected to announce plans to expand mobile vaccination sites in communities hard hit by the virus and double both the number of pharmacies participating in the vaccination program and the number of federally run mass vaccination centers. apne.ws/i1Xq8TW twitter.com/AP/status/13701644

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Re Officials said Biden would announce that he is deploying an additional 4,000 active-duty troops to support vaccination efforts and will allow more people — such as medical students, veterinarians and dentists — to deliver shots. apne.ws/9WW4wik twitter.com/AP/status/13701621

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You must be related to Tony Hawk": @tonyhawk discusses his numerous encounters with people who don't recognize him.
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Prosecutors trying a former Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd's death plan to use a legal doctrine called “spark of life.” That will allow them to call witnesses to testify about Floyd's life. apne.ws/fDbGFS4 twitter.com/AP/status/13701294

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An early warning system for earthquakes has been launched in Oregon. The ShakeAlert system uses seismographic sensors to detect significant earthquakes quickly so alerts reach smartphones and people can seek cover before the shaking starts. apne.ws/FpLPjL7 twitter.com/AP/status/13701168

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