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 2021-09-28 21:13 

McClatchy DC

Hawley claims General Milley cares more about D.C. press than Afghanistan...

Missouri Senator Josh Hawley again called on General Mark Milley and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to resign because of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan....

 2021-09-28 20:28 

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Americans' trust in Biden to provide accurate information on COVID drops, poll finds...

A poll found found 45% of Americans trust Biden to give accurate information on the coronavirus, down from 58% in January. Institutions have lost trust too....

 2021-09-28 17:15 

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CDC decision coming on 'mix and match' COVID vaccine boosters, Rochelle Walensky says...

CDC guidance on whether to 'mix and match' vaccine doses and boosters will come in October, and a review of vaccine mandates for domestic air travel could come in November, Rochelle Walensky said....

 2021-09-28 16:30 

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VA medical centers, other federal agencies to offer voter registration under Biden order...

Veterans will be able to register to vote when they receive treatment at VA medical centers under plans responding to an order by President Joe Biden....

 2021-09-28 14:12 

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How many parents would get young children vaccinated against COVID? What a poll found...

A new Gallup poll found 55% of parents plan to get their children under age 12 a COVID-19 vaccine when it's available. Another 45% said they would not get it....

 2021-09-27 09:00 

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'A complacent majority': U.S. Supreme Court abortion cases could spark backlash against GOP...

As the conservative Supreme Court considers the future of abortion under Roe v. Wade, Republicans see the potential for backlash in the 2022 midterm elections....

 2021-09-26 17:03 

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Missing September's child tax credit payment? You should get it soon, IRS says...

The IRS said it fixed an issue that caused some eligible families not to get their September child tax credit payments on time. They should get them soon....

 2021-09-24 14:55 

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'Beyond an embarrassment.' Biden promises consequences for treatment of Haitian migrants...

President Joe Biden made his first public remarks on the treatment of Haitian migrants after video of Border Patrol agents on horses sparked outcry....

 2021-09-24 09:00 

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'Divide and conquer': World leaders get VP welcome, meetings with Kamala Harris before Biden...

Foreign leaders often have two meetings when they visit the White House, one with Vice President Kamala Harris and another with President Joe Biden....

 2021-09-24 09:00 

McClatchy DC

'Weathering storms': Biden faces multiple crises that could define his presidency...

President Joe Biden faces a string of crises and falling approval numbers. How Biden navigates the next few weeks could his presidency....

 2021-09-23 17:39 

McClatchy DC

Abortion helped turn Kansas red. Now Sharice Davids is supporting an abortion rights bill....

Sharice Davids, of Kansas, is backing an abortion rights bill as Democrats hope to galvanize support in opposition to the new Texas law. But it could be a risk as she faces redistricting....

 2021-09-23 16:36 

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Public approval of Supreme Court hits a new low in US, Gallup poll finds...

The poll found 40% approve of the job the U.S. Supreme Court is doing while 53% disapprove of it. A new high also consider the court "too conservative."...

 2021-09-22 22:18 

McClatchy DC

As intelligence probe of 'Havana syndrome' gains momentum, fear grows of escalating attacks...

Officials have grown concerned in recent weeks that suspected sensory attacks against U.S. personnel are escalating as an intelligence probe into "Havana syndrome" gains steam....

 2021-09-22 15:33 

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Veterans could see big cost of living increase to their benefits this year. Here's why...

A bill would increase veterans benefits by the same rate as the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Some say it could be the largest increase in decades....

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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Biden ordered federal agencies to boost voter participation. He gets their plans this week...

The deadline is nearing for President Joe Biden's executive order for federal agencies to submit ideas & strategies to increase voter registration, participation....

 2021-09-21 20:31 

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Cori Bush sponsors bill to stop evictions for duration of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Representative Cori Bush from Missouri is sponsoring a bill to prevent evictions for the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic. She previously protested after an national eviction moratorium expired....

 2021-09-21 16:16 

McClatchy DC

Do Americans support new Texas abortion law? What poll finds as first lawsuits filed...

A majority polled disapprove of the Supreme Court allowing the Texas law to take effect and of key provisions as the first lawsuits were filed to challenge it....

 2021-09-20 22:41 

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Fauci says 'mix and match' strategy for COVID-19 vaccine boosters still on the table...

Ongoing studies suggest it may be safe and even preferable to boost one manufacturer's COVID-19 vaccine with a jab from another vaccine maker, Anthony Fauci told McClatchy....

 2021-09-20 20:11 

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'Horrible to watch.' White House says of image of border agent whipping at Haitian migrant...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said footage that appeared to show a U.S. Border Patrol agent whipping a Haitian migrant was 'horrible to watch.'...

 2021-09-20 17:42 

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Missing September's child tax credit payment? IRS investigates why some didn't get it...

The IRS said it's looking into why some parents haven't yet received the third round of the child tax credit direct payments. The checks were sent out Sept. 15....

 2021-09-20 14:50 

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U.S. to lift international air travel restrictions on vaccinated adults in November...

The United States will require foreign nationals to provide proof of vaccination and negative COVID-19 test results to enter the country....

 2021-09-19 15:46 

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Lions and endangered tigers sick with coughs test positive for COVID at National Zoo...

The big cats tested presumptive positive for the coronavirus after keepers noticed they were coughing and sneezing. The zoo doesn't know how they were infected....

 2021-09-18 17:25 

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Facing surge of Haitian migrants in Texas, Biden administration will 'accelerate' removal...

The Department of Homeland Security announced steps the Biden administration will take in response to a surge of Haitian migrants at the Texas border....

 2021-09-17 16:10 

McClatchy DC

'A terrible beauty.' Here's why Biden keeps coming back to the same Yeats poem...

President Biden has used the same line from W.B. Yeats seven times since June to discuss a range of issues. Here's why a "terrible beauty" works for Biden....

 2021-09-16 17:25 

McClatchy DC

The first wave of Afghan refugees are resettling in U.S. How many in Kansas and Missouri?...

Missouri and Kansas have been tapped to get a combined 2,140 refugees as the Biden administration figures out where to relocate people who had to flee from Afghanistan after the Taliban took over....

 2021-09-16 14:55 

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Democrats' midterm dilemma: Biden's agenda isn't breaking through with voters yet...

Democrats are concerned that voters aren't giving President Joe Biden credit for aid from the pandemic relief package & that it could impact midterm elections....

 2021-09-15 16:54 

McClatchy DC

Gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney rip FBI at Senate hearing on Larry Nassar...

Gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols call out the FBI and the Justice Department during the Larry Nassar senate hearing....

 2021-09-15 12:50 

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Army to require active duty soldiers be fully vaccinated against COVID by mid-December...

The Army will require active-duty soldiers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 15, complying with a Pentagon order that all troops be vaccinated....

 2021-09-15 00:01 

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Selfies with rioters at center of Capitol Police disciplinary cases, documents show...

Capitol Police internal documents show that multiple officers are facing disciplinary action after allegedly posing for photos with rioters on Jan. 6....

 2021-09-13 21:33 

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Do Americans support Biden's COVID vaccine mandate? Here's what a new poll found...

The poll found 58% of respondents support Biden's requirement that companies with at least 100 employees mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing....

 2021-09-13 17:23 

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At-home COVID test costs are eligible for reimbursement, IRS says. Here's what to know...

The IRS last week said at-home coronavirus tests are eligible medical expenses that can be paid for or reimbursed through FSAs, HSAs, HRAs and Archer MSAs....

 2021-09-13 13:50 

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Third round of child tax credit payments go out this week. Here's what to know...

The next monthly child tax credit direct payments will go out to eligible families through direct deposit or paper checks on Wednesday. Here's what to know....

 2021-09-13 10:00 

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Lucas Kunce's military record got him on TV. Can it make him Missouri's next senator?...

Lucas Kunce, who is running in the Missouri Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in 2022, has been able to use his military background to get attention. But is it enough to help him win?...

 2021-09-10 19:36 

McClatchy DC

Who let a pack of zebras run free? DC congresswoman says 'my alibi is solid'...

D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Norton has denied setting free five zebras that reportedly got loose from a Maryland farm last week....

 2021-09-10 18:33 

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'Heavy-handed authoritarianism.' Hawley, Republicans slam Biden's new vaccine rules...

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley sent a letter to the Department of Labor criticizing the Biden administration's new rules that attempt to get more Americans vaccinated....

 2021-09-10 17:53 

McClatchy DC

Biden advisory board on HBCUs faces first test in COVID-19 over vaccinations, booster shots...

President Joe Biden's new advisory board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities faces an early COVID-19 test, with booster shots and vaccine mandates under discussion....

 2021-09-10 13:12 

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Biden's COVID vaccine mandate 'raises more questions than it answers.' What to know...

The president made coronavirus vaccines or weekly COVID-19 testing mandatory at companies with over 100 employees. How will it work? Legal experts weigh in....

 2021-09-10 09:00 

McClatchy DC

As more states pass restrictive laws, Congress and Biden have stalled on voting rights...

Voting restrictions in Texas and other Republican-led states put pressure on President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats to respond with federal legislation....

 2021-09-08 14:44 

McClatchy DC

Stimulus check scams soared this summer, IRS warns. Here's what to watch out for...

The IRS said in August that it saw a surge in stimulus payment-related scams in June and July, including fake emails and texts. Here's what to watch out for....

 2021-09-08 12:00 

McClatchy DC

Kamala Harris brings political clout to California to help Newsom in recall election...

Vice President Kamala Harris is lending CA Gov. Gavin Newsom her support in the recall election, previewing a role she could play for Democrats in the midterms....

 2021-09-08 09:00 

McClatchy DC

'We're out of time': Biden, Democrats under pressure to deliver on liberal priorities...

Liberals are pressuring President Joe Biden, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi & Senate leader Chuck Schumer to get the reconciliation budget signed into law...

 2021-09-07 10:00 

McClatchy DC

Will a pilot program in the infrastructure bill help reshape Kansas City's inner-loop?...

A provision in the federal infrastructure bill called the reconnecting communities pilot program would give money to remove or replace highways to restore city neighborhoods....

 2021-09-03 09:00 

McClatchy DC

Has Biden reached a 'break-glass moment' on Supreme Court expansion after Texas abortion case?...

President Joe Biden faces increased pressure to expand the size of the Supreme Court and eliminate the filibuster after Texas' abortion law takes effect....

 2021-09-03 09:00 

McClatchy DC

Biden faces internal backlash as deadline nears for COVID-19 vaccine booster program...

The expectation set by President Biden that COVID-19 vaccine boosters will be available starting Sept. 20 has frustrated officials at the FDA and and CDC, who doubt the timeline is realistic....

 2021-09-02 14:04 

McClatchy DC

Third child tax credit checks go out soon. Here's a new tool to help families sign up...

The tool helps families with low or no income sign up for the child tax credit without requiring tax documents. The third round of payments goes out this month....

 2021-08-31 16:24 

McClatchy DC

They survived 'vacation from hell', arrest in D.R. Now Florida brothers face more misery...

Three South Florida brothers who were arrested in the Dominican Republic on what they say are trumped up charges have been told they have to go back every month....

 2021-08-31 13:44 

McClatchy DC

As war ends and Afghans arrive, Biden braces for intensifying refugee debate...

President Joe Biden is bracing for debate over resettling Afghanistan refugees in the U.S. after withdrawing troops from Kabul and ending the war....

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