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 2021-07-30 10:03 

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Inmates grapple with uncertainty over Biden prison plan...

A Biden plan to send inmates back to prison could upend lives they have established outside penitentiary walls....

 2021-07-30 10:02 

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Angst grips America's most liberal city...

SEATTLE — America's most liberal city stands at an uneasy crossroads....

 2021-07-30 10:00 

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Democrats warn shrinking Biden's spending plan could backfire...

Democrats are warning that any attempts by moderates to pare down a $3.5 trillion spending package could threaten President Biden's top legislative priority and leave the party empty-handed....

 2021-07-30 10:00 

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Trump takes two punches from GOP...

It's been a tough week for former President Trump....

 2021-07-30 09:00 

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Biden administration evacuates first group of Afghans...

The first group of Afghans who helped the U.S. war effort and now face threats to their lives has departed Afghanistan en route to the United States....

 2021-07-30 03:07 

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First lady leaves Walter Reed after foot procedure...

First lady Jill Biden left Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Thursday evening after undergoing a procedure on her foot to remove an object she stepped on that apparently became lodged....

 2021-07-30 02:36 

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Enough ice melted in Greenland in single day to cover Florida in two inches of water...

Researchers say high temperatures in the Arctic are melting Greenland's ice sheets so rapidly that the ice melt from Tuesday of this week alone would be enough to cover the entire state of Florida in two inches of water....

 2021-07-30 02:25 

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Biden backs effort to include immigration in budget package...

President Biden on Thursday threw his support behind Democratic efforts to include immigration in the budget as a way to navigate narrow margins in the Senate....

 2021-07-30 02:05 

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Former Sen. Carl Levin dies at 87...

Former Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) has died at the age of 87....

 2021-07-30 01:59 

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Britney Spears' doctors support star's bid to remove her father from conservatorship: report...

Britney Spears' doctors are reportedly in favor of removing her father Jamie Spears from her conservatorship....

 2021-07-30 01:46 

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Masks should be worn in 70 percent of US counties: CDC...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said masks should be worn indoors for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in almost 70 percent of U.S. counties....

 2021-07-30 01:39 

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MyPillow CEO to pull ads from Fox News...

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has directed his company's ad buyer to stop placing ads on Fox News after a reported disagreement over a commercial promoting an event linked to his repeated claims of voter fraud....

 2021-07-30 01:27 

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Former CIA officer who allegedly spied for China claims memory issues...

A former CIA officer who is accused of spying for China claims to have memory issues, saying he believes he has early Alzheimer's disease....

 2021-07-30 01:18 

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Haaland, Native American leaders press for Indigenous land protections...

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland joined other Native American leaders and activists at the National Mall on Thursday to accept the delivery of a totem pole transported across the country as part of a push to prot...

 2021-07-30 00:49 

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Pentagon says it will start talks on making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory...

The Pentagon said Thursday it will begin internal talks on making the coronavirus vaccine mandatory for military personnel, after President Biden called on defense leaders to examine "how and when" to mandate the va...

 2021-07-30 00:39 

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Former NYC council member sentenced to 3 months for tax evasion...

A former New York City Council member on Thursday pleaded guilty to tax evasion, earning him a short prison stint, The Associated Press reports....

 2021-07-30 00:35 

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Arkansas governor to ask state legislature to allow masks in schools...

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) is asking his state legislature to allow public schools to make their own decisions regarding a mask mandate for students....

 2021-07-30 00:17 

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Texas governor threatens to fine local officials who enforce new mask mandates...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) threatened to fine local officials who enforce new mask mandates....

 2021-07-30 00:12 

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Kemp says FDA needs to upgrade its authorization for vaccines...

Georgia Gov....

 2021-07-30 00:04 

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Capitol riot defendants have started a jail newsletter: report...

Capitol rioters being kept in a D.C. jail have reportedly started their own handwritten newsletter, NBC 4 Washington reports....

 2021-07-29 23:58 

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Garland floats legal action over Abbott immigration order...

Attorney General Merrick Garland has threatened legal action against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) over an executive order restricting non-governmental organizations the transportation of migrants from the Southern border....

 2021-07-29 23:29 

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Columbus officials praise pilot program that uses social workers instead of police for drug, mental health emergencies...

The Alternative Response Pilot Program, a part-time pilot program in Columbus, Ohio, has been a large success for the city, leading officials to plan an expansion of the program, city officials announced Thursday....

 2021-07-29 23:22 

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Overnight Defense: Watchdog blasts government's handling of Afghanistan conflict | Biden asks Pentagon to look into mandatory vaccines | Congress passes new Capitol security bill...

Happy Thursday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Ellen Mitchell, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond....

 2021-07-29 23:17 

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Gaetz, Green and Gohmert turned away from jail to visit Jan. 6 defendants...

Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz (Fla.), Majorie Taylor Greene (Ga.) and Louie Gohmert (Texas) on Thursday were turned away from the D.C. Department of Corrections where they tried to visit accused Jan. 6 rioters....

 2021-07-29 23:11 

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White House official discusses environmental justice efforts...

A top White House official on Thursday described the steps the Biden administration is taking to address the effects of climate change on...

 2021-07-29 23:06 

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On The Money: Biden asks Congress to extend eviction ban with days until expiration | Economic growth rose to 6.5 percent annual rate in second quarter...

Happy Monday and welcome back to On The Money. I'm Sylvan Lane, and here's your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line....

 2021-07-29 23:04 

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Judge orders Arkansas to resume pandemic unemployment benefits...

A judge has ordered Arkansas to resume federal pandemic unemployment benefits a month after the state stopped providing the extra relief....

 2021-07-29 22:46 

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Top Democrat: 'A lot of spin' coming from White House on infrastructure...

The leading House Democrat on infrastructure policy is leery of the message coming out of the White House as it races to rally support behind a major bipartisan spending deal....

 2021-07-29 22:30 

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Investing in rural students and colleges essential to America's economic recovery...

Having successfully deployed CARES Act relief funds for emergency aid for students to make it through the worst of the pandemic, rural college leaders are eager to undertake more....

 2021-07-29 22:25 

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Overnight Energy: House passes Interior, EPA, Energy budget package | Study suggests US undercounts costs of climate deaths | Automakers to reportedly join Biden in 40 percent electric vehicle pledge...

HAPPY THURSDAY!!! Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day's energy and environment news....

 2021-07-29 22:10 

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Overnight Health Care: Biden tells federal workers to get vaccinated or submit to testing | President calls on states to offer $100 vaccine incentives | DC brings back indoor mask mandate starting Sat...

Welcome to Thursday's Overnight Health Care....

 2021-07-29 22:08 

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Navy charges sailor with starting days-long fire that destroyed USS Bonhomme Richard...

The Navy said it is bringing arson charges against a sailor in last July's four-day fire on the USS Bonhomme Richard that ended up destroying the amphibious assault ship....

 2021-07-29 22:06 

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Hillicon Valley: Poll finds Americans eager to regulate Big Tech | Protesters heap pressure onto ShotSpotter | Twitter debuts shopping feature...

Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley....

 2021-07-29 22:00 

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COVID-19 news is confusing — but vaccination is still the answer...

The aim should always have been to guard against hospital capacity concerns and deploy COVID-19 vaccines widely....

 2021-07-29 22:00 

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What America's Thinking: July 29, 2021...
 2021-07-29 21:53 

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Judge dismisses one sexual assault charge against Weinstein...

Disgraced movie mogul and convicted sex offender Harvey Weinstein achieved a small win in Los Angeles court on Thursday when a judge agreed to dismiss one of the sexual assault charges against him....

 2021-07-29 21:47 

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Arthur, the longest running children's animated series, will end on its 25 season...

The show will air its last episode in 2022....

 2021-07-29 21:45 

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The Hill's Sustainability Report — Presented by NextEra Energy — Sustainability-themed Olympics may trash 13,000 air conditioners...
 2021-07-29 21:44 

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Blinken urges Tunisian president to return country to 'democratic path as quickly as possible'...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Al-Jazeera in an interview on Thursday that he had spoken with the Tunisian president and "urged him to make sure that Tunisia returns to the democratic path as quickly as poss...

 2021-07-29 21:41 

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Podcast host Katie Halper: 'Economic issues are racial justice issues'...

Katie Halper, host of The Katie Halper Show Podcast and co-host of the Useful Idiots Podcast, said on Thursday that "economic issues are racial justice issues," but contended that the focus on racial justice is "oft...

 2021-07-29 21:41 

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Biden calls for $100 payments for Americans to get vaccinated...

It's part of the White House's broader push to ramp up vaccinations....

 2021-07-29 21:39 

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Advocacy group demands medical care for jailed journalist in Belarus...

The Belarusian Association of Journalists is demanding medical care for a jailed journalist in Belarus on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 21:39 

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Some Americans are getting vaccinated secretly because they fear backlash...

Missouri is currently a hotspot among the recent surge of COVID-19....

 2021-07-29 21:35 

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NOAA scientists finds real-life SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star in Atlantic Ocean...

He lives in a pineapple under the sea....

 2021-07-29 21:33 

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Biden says he'd like to see governments, businesses move toward vaccine mandates...

President Biden on Thursday said he wants to see local governments, private companies and schools move towards vaccine mandates while laying out the administration's next efforts to get more Americans vaccinated....

 2021-07-29 21:32 

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Transit advocates want more from bipartisan infrastructure bill...

President Biden's bipartisan infrastructure deal invests a whopping $39 billion in public transportation, but advocates say it doesn't go far enough to update aging transit infrastructure or overhaul outdated t...

 2021-07-29 21:30 

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Simone Biles, Vince Lombardi and the courage to walk away...

Simone Biles has given us a smart definition of bravery to replace the mindless Lombardi mantra....

 2021-07-29 21:30 

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Steven Donziger, human rights attorney, discusses being found guilty of contempt....

Attorney Steven Donziger said Chevron has been trying to demonize him for the past 10 years after he was found guilty of six criminal contempt charges...

 2021-07-29 21:28 

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Jackson Less is third CBC member in three weeks to be arrested protesting for voting rights...
 2021-07-29 21:28 

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Biden: 'Every school should be open' in the fall...

President Biden on Thursday called for all schools to open this fall for in-person learning even as coronavirus cases rise around the country, arguing there are enough tools available to ensure children and teachers are safe....

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