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Biden Aims To Close Loopholes In Federal 'Buy American' Provisions

2 hours 39 min ago

The measure is part of President Biden's promised push to boost U.S. manufacturing, and continues his efforts to sign a slew of executive actions during his first days in office.

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Tough Decisions Ahead For Biden's Incoming Solicitor General

2 hours 40 min ago

At issue is whether the new administration should reverse course in cases where the Trump administration outlined a legal position. But the justices do not look kindly on the government flip-flopping.

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House Poised To Transmit Article Of Impeachment Against Trump To Senate

2 hours 40 min ago

The trial itself will begin on Feb. 9, giving the Democratic House impeachment managers and Trump's defense team two weeks to file briefs and finalize their legal preparations.

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Some Seniors Face Shrinking Nest Eggs As They Care For Loved Ones During Pandemic

2 hours 40 min ago

Many senior citizens entered their golden years with more debt than previous generations, and now they're struggling financially as they try to provide care for an ailing relative during the pandemic.

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Protect Pregnant Women 'Through Research,' Not 'From Research,' OB-GYNs Urge

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As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, doctors say it's long past time to address the exclusion of pregnant women from research on drugs and vaccines. They say better study design is the answer.

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Fatal Police Shootings Of Unarmed Black People Reveal Troubling Patterns

2 hours 41 min ago

Since 2015, police officers have fatally shot at least 135 unarmed Black people nationwide. The majority of officers were white and for at least 15 of them, the shootings were not their first or last.

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Biden To Implement Travel Restrictions To Combat New Coronavirus Variants

3 hours 23 min ago

Newly discovered variants of COVID-19 in South Africa and Brazil could make the virus more infectious and may decrease the efficacy of vaccines.

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Mexican President López Obrador Tests Positive For COVID-19

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 21:57

Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his symptoms are mild. The Mexican leader has resisted lockdowns and repeatedly dismissed the health risks posed by the virus.

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Social Media Fueled Russian Protests Despite Government Attempts To Censor

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 19:51

Tens of thousands took to the streets across Russia, sharing photos and videos on social media faster than they could be removed, urging others to join.

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U.S. Tops 25 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 14:24

The devastating news comes almost one year to the day after the first case of the virus was detected in the country and as officials warn that the situation will only grow worse before it gets better.

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11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 10:38

The workers became trapped on Jan. 10 following an unexplained explosion at a gold mine in the eastern province of Shandong. One miner has died and another 10 remain missing.

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New Zealand Records First Suspected COVID-19 Community Case Since November

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 09:58

A 56-year-old woman who had traveled to Spain and the Netherlands for work late last year has tested positive for COVID-19. It's New Zealand's first probable community transmission in months.

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Politics Chat: Biden To Sign More Executive Orders In First Full Week As President

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 07:58

President Biden will begin his first full week in the White House. Many of the executive orders he's been signing and will sign this week are part of a plan he laid out for his first 10 days.

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As Israelis Flock To UAE, They See A New Precedent: Peace Deals Without Giving Ground

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 06:01

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel's United Arab Emirates peace deal sets a precedent: Israel need not cede captured land to the Palestinians in order to win friends in the Arab world.

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Arizona Republicans Censure Party Leaders At Odds With Trump

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 22:07

State GOP members passed resolutions at a meeting on Saturday to condemn three party leaders who they said failed to support President Trump: Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain.

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Facebook Oversight Board Co-Chair On Determining The Future Of Trump's Accounts

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 21:04

Facebook oversight board co-chair Jamal Greene tells NPR about what the board is considering as it weighs whether to allow Donald Trump back onto Facebook and Instagram.

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Lawmakers React As Trump Senate Impeachment Trial Gets Timetable

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 19:37

Prominent Republicans continued to criticize the idea of trying an out-of-office president, while some Democrats worried about hampering President Biden's agenda.

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Biden Is Catholic. He Also Supports Abortion Rights. Here's What That Could Mean

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 16:53

President Biden is only the nation's second Catholic president, but his position on abortion rights is at odds with the church.

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Fauci Relishes A 'Hallelujah' Moment

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 14:54

Dr. Anthony Fauci, now President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president said that "science and truth" would guide the nation's policies toward the pandemic.

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Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? $1 Billion Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Michigan

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 13:47

It's the third-largest lotto jackpot in U.S. history. The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in 302.5 million.

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