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 2021-10-15 20:30 

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US donating additional 17 million J&J vaccine doses to African Union...

President Biden made the announcement Thursday during a meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta....

 2021-10-15 20:30 

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'Lava tsunami' flows from erupting volcano...

Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes on the Spanish island of La Palma....

 2021-10-15 20:23 

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Anti-abortion groups to counter Utah Satanists at reproductive rights rally...

Anti-abortion groups are planning to counter The Satanic Temple reproductive rights rally in Utah on Saturday....

 2021-10-15 20:20 

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Weather helps wildfire containment increase by 36 percent in 24 hours...

The Alisal Fire has been raging since Monday afternoon....

 2021-10-15 20:01 

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The US has reached a critical moment for birth control access...

The Trump-era Title X restrictions, unconstitutional abortion laws and the COVID-19 pandemic have laid bare the pervasive inequities across the nation's health system....

 2021-10-15 20:00 

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Bill Clinton on the mend after infection lands him in hospital...

A source close to former President Clinton said Friday "he is trending in the right direction" after reports emerged the day before that he had been hospitalized with a non-coronavirus-related infection....

 2021-10-15 19:53 

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Military judge blasts Marine Corps's handling of officer who criticized Afghanistan withdrawal...

A military judge on Friday blasted the Marine Corps' handling of the case of an officer who criticized the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan via videos posted to social media....

 2021-10-15 19:47 

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CDC data: Unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than fully vaccinated...

Unvaccinated people have an 11 times higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than fully vaccinated people, according to...

 2021-10-15 19:43 

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Netflix fires organizer of transgender employees walkout over alleged data leak...

Netflix has fired the individual who was planning the transgender employee walkout to protest the David Chapelle special over an alleged data leak at the company....

 2021-10-15 19:42 

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NASA adviser quits after request to change name of James Webb telescope denied...

An adviser for NASA wrote an open letter on Tuesday on why they decided to quit after a request to change the name of the James Webb Space Telesc...

 2021-10-15 19:40 

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Poll: 80 percent say lawmakers should work across party lines more often...

A vast majority of voters said lawmakers in Congress should work across party lines more often, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds....

 2021-10-15 19:35 

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Comedian Hannah Gadsby slams Netflix CEO over defense of Dave Chappelle...

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby took aim at Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos on Friday, saying that he should leave her out of his defense of Dave Chappelle's controversial comedy special "The Closer" that is currently streaming on the platform....

 2021-10-15 19:35 

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What America's Thinking: October 15, 2021...
 2021-10-15 19:30 

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Man handed double life sentence for using venomous snakes to kill his wife...

Sooraj Kumar was sentenced earlier this week in connection to the death of his wife Uthra....

 2021-10-15 19:30 

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For the American public, military conflict is the new normal...

There is growing attention in Congress to raising the bar for our military interventions abroad to ensure greater scrutiny....

 2021-10-15 19:27 

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Married... With Children' star Katey Sagal hospitalized after being hit by car...

Actor Katey Sagal has been hospitalized after being hit by a car Friday morning, TMZ reported....

 2021-10-15 19:22 

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NC state rep says Dan Bishop lacks 'good will' needed for member of Congress...

North Carolina state Rep. Charles Graham (D) says Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.), whom he is running to unseat, doesn't "represent the good will" needed in a member of Congress....

 2021-10-15 19:20 

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Briahna Joy Gray: Proposals favored by Black voters 'first at the chopping block' in spending talks...

Briahna Joy Gray, former press secretary for Sen....

 2021-10-15 19:18 

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Ethics watchdog accuses Psaki of violating Hatch Act...

A government watchdog group on Friday filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki, alleging she violated the Hatch Act by appearing to endorse Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe during a press&n...

 2021-10-15 19:15 

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Activists say 655 arrested during week of DC climate protests...

A total of 655 people were arrested during a week of climate protests in Washington, D.C., activists said Friday....

 2021-10-15 19:15 

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Regulators can no longer rubber-stamp expansion of the oil and gas industry...

Despite campaign promises, the Biden administration has been pushing climate and environmental justice priorities aside....

 2021-10-15 19:03 

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New Zealand city council lays off only state-appointed wizard in the world...

A New Zealand city council has laid off the only state-appointed wizard in the world after years of service....

 2021-10-15 19:00 

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Don't break California's recall by 'fixing' it...

Politicians should be wary of "recall the recall" proposals: Some have serious disaster potential....

 2021-10-15 18:56 

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CNN's Kasie Hunt had a benign brain tumor removed...

CNN anchor and chief national affairs analyst Kasie Hunt said she had a benign brain tumor removed, calling the diagnosis "pretty surreal."...

 2021-10-15 18:54 

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Biden gets personal while pitching agenda...

President Biden on Friday made a personal appeal for his economic agenda, recalling his struggle to care for his sons after his first wife and daughter died in a car crash in 1972....

 2021-10-15 18:45 

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University of Maine students face removal without vaccine proof or exemption...

Around 93 percent had complied with the university's directive...

 2021-10-15 18:34 

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Koch Latino group endorses Youngkin for Virginia governor...

The Libre Initiative on Friday endorsed Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin, who is competing to become the southern state's first GOP governor since 2014....

 2021-10-15 18:34 

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How to free an entire prison and help it find new life as a farm...

There are nearly 300 abandoned prisons littering the United States. One innovative program shows how turning them into sustainable farms can make them productive and help solve the incarceration crisis at the same time...

 2021-10-15 18:32 

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Treasury: $590M paid out by victims of ransomware attacks in first half of 2021...

A report released by the Treasury Department Friday found that around $590 million had been paid by victims of ransomware payments to their attackers in the first six months of 2021, as such attacks skyrocketed...

 2021-10-15 18:30 

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Restoring toppled monuments would symbolize restoring Portland's civic pride...

No matter what the cause, lawless behavior by protesters should not be tolerated....

 2021-10-15 18:28 

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Nike executive admits to murder when he was in a gang as a teen...

Nike executive Larry Miller recently admitted that he murdered a person when he was in a gang in Philadelphia as a teenager....

 2021-10-15 18:06 

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Warnock raises $9.5 million in third quarter...

Sen....

 2021-10-15 18:05 

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FIFA, Qatar evacuate 100 soccer players from Afghanistan...

FIFA said in its statement Friday that it helped evacuate "almost 100 members of the football family from Afghanistan."...

 2021-10-15 18:00 

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Watch live: Biden delivers remarks at Dodd Center dedication...

President Biden is slated to deliver remarks Friday afternoon at the dedication of the University of Connecticut's Dodd Center for Human Rights. Biden's remarks will begin at 4 p.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2021-10-15 17:41 

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FDA panel recommends booster shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Friday voted to recommend authorizing a second dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-10-15 17:37 

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Illinois Democrats propose new 'maximized' congressional map...

Illinois Democrats on Friday proposed new district lines that would likely give their party a more significant majority of the state's congressional delegation than at any time in modern history in what Republicans immediately labeled an extreme g...

 2021-10-15 17:37 

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Hispanic organizations call for Latino climate justice in reconciliation...

A wide array of Hispanic-serving organizations on Friday announced an initiative to promote environmental standards focused on Latino communities, which are disproportionately affected by climate change and pollution....

 2021-10-15 17:32 

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Shatner pushes back on Prince William over space flight comments...

"Star Trek" actor William Shatner said Thursday Prince William has "got the wrong idea" about space tourism after the British royal...

 2021-10-15 17:31 

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Misguided recusal rules lock valuable leaders out of the Pentagon...

Exaggerated fears of conflicts of interest and a "revolving door" of defense industry executives filling senior positions in the Pentagon and vice versa are limiting who can serve....

 2021-10-15 17:23 

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Texas man sentenced to 23 years after using fake Grindr profiles to commit hate crimes...

"Investigating hate crimes is one of the FBI's highest priorities and we will continue to vigorously pursue offenders that threaten our families and communities," an FBI special agent in charge said....

 2021-10-15 17:20 

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Capitol Police officer charged with obstructing Jan. 6 investigation...

A Capitol Police officer is facing two counts of obstruction of justice for allegedly trying to help someone avoid being prosecuted for the Jan....

 2021-10-15 16:50 

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Lawmakers laud diversity gains in Congress...

Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) said recent diversity gains in Congress could help create policies that better support minority communities....

 2021-10-15 16:45 

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Treasury disburses fourth monthly payments under child tax credit expansion...

The Treasury Department and IRS announced Friday that they have sent out $15 billion in payments to families as part of the fourth monthly child tax credit payment....

 2021-10-15 16:41 

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Biden sends 'best wishes' to Clinton following hospitalization...

President Biden is expected to speak with former President Clinton on Friday, after the latter was hospitalized due to an infection not related to COVID-19....

 2021-10-15 16:36 

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Two GOP incumbents vow to run in redrawn West Virginia district...

Redistricting in West Virginia is pitting two GOP House incumbents against each other in a newly drawn district, the first instance of the process forcing two lawmakers to run against each other as a result of new lines informed by the 2020 census...

 2021-10-15 16:31 

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COVID-19 cases soared among kids as they returned to school...

September was the month many children returned back to school, and COVID-19 cases spiked among this age group at that time....

 2021-10-15 16:30 

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Invoking 'Big Tech' as an accusation can endanger American security...

But if any of the Big Tech companies violates antitrust or other laws, by all means they should be held accountable....

 2021-10-15 16:30 

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The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations - US opens to vaccinated visitors as FDA panel discusses boosters...

Presented by The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations...

 2021-10-15 16:26 

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Protesters arrested after sit-in at Interior Department...

Tens of protesters were arrested after they waged a sit-in at the Interior Department on Thursday to protest fossil fuel projects....

 2021-10-15 16:26 

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Shocking new study says 90,000 COVID-19 deaths in four months were preventable...

It all comes down to vaccines....

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