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 2021-09-21 14:41 

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Family says vaccine misinformation killed bride to be...

A bride-to-be died from COVID-19 complications after hesitating to get vaccinated amid false fertility fears, according to her family....

 2021-09-21 14:34 

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UN agencies raise concerns about US deportations of Haitian migrants...

United Nations agencies on Tuesday expressed concerns about the U.S.'s deportation of thousands of Haitian migrants from Texas this week, saying that many of them had a right to seek asylum....

 2021-09-21 14:34 

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Treasury sanctions cryptocurrency exchange for facilitating ransomware payments...

The Treasury Department on Tuesday announced a set of actions designed to crack down on ransomware attack payments following a major uptick in cases in recent months against U.S. companies....

 2021-09-21 14:30 

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It's time to rapid home-test every American every day...

Rapid home tests are painless and take only a few minutes to administer. They would also be voluntary, thus depoliticizing COVID...

 2021-09-21 14:29 

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Rising: September 21, 2021...
 2021-09-21 14:28 

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Major companies' CEOs calling on Congress for more child care funding...

Over 50 CEOs of major companies are calling on Congress to make more investments in child care....

 2021-09-21 14:18 

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Harry and Meghan join celeb-filled vaccine equity event...

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will be joining an A-list lineup this week at a splashy event pushing for vaccine equity....

 2021-09-21 14:16 

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WashPost fact checker gives Pompeo four pinocchios for 'zombie' claim about Obama Iran Deal...

A Washington Post fact-checker shot down a previously debunked claim from former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about former President Obama's policy toward Iran....

 2021-09-21 14:02 

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Democrats release debt ceiling bill that funds government through Dec. 3...

House Democrats unveiled legislation on Tuesday that would keep the federal government funded through Dec. 3 and suspend the debt limit into next year, as the deadlines to avert both crises loom in a matter of days....

 2021-09-21 14:02 

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France presses EU on trade agreements with Australia in wake of submarine deal...

France is pressuring the European Union on ongoing trade talks with Australia in the wake of the Australia's submarine deal with the United States and United Kingdom, which scuttled a $40 billion defense&...

 2021-09-21 14:01 

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Amnesty International: 10 women or girls killed daily in Mexico...

At least 10 women or girls were killed every day in Mexico last year, revealing a dangerous trend of gender-based violence in the country, a...

 2021-09-21 14:00 

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California court rules delivery drivers can sue over treatment as contractors instead of employees...

Food-delivery drivers for companies like Grubhub will seek penalties if their employer fails to treat them as employees prior to a November ballot measure that allowed the companies to classify drivers as independent contractors, a...

 2021-09-21 14:00 

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Biden's post-Afghanistan focus on China is mostly positive so far...

The Biden administration should strike a blow for rationality and fundamental fairness....

 2021-09-21 13:49 

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Apple working on technology to diagnose depression, cognitive decline: report...

Apple is reportedly developing new health care software to diagnose and screen for signs of depression in users,...

 2021-09-21 13:48 

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Texas governor signs more abortion restrictions into law...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) last week signed a new abortion bill into law, further restricting access to the procedure in the state....

 2021-09-21 13:48 

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Lawyers say Prince Andrew served with sexual assault lawsuit...

Lawyers for a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was underage have reportedly served the Duke of York with a sexual assault lawsuit,...

 2021-09-21 13:34 

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Trudeau's party fails to win majority in Canada vote...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a third stint in office on Monday, but his Liberal Party failed in his bid to secure a majority in parliament....

 2021-09-21 13:31 

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Shocking scene as man committing suicide by jumping hits another man below...

"It's just a tragic set of circumstances," said police....

 2021-09-21 13:30 

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Rock dust could put a drain on atmospheric carbon — will this technology work?...

One of the most promising approaches that will help capture carbon from the atmosphere involves the repurposing of rock dust into agricultural soils....

 2021-09-21 13:23 

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Watch live: Biden delivers remarks before the UN General Assembly...

President Biden on Tuesday morning is slated to deliver remarks before the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2021-09-21 13:21 

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Watch live: DHS Secretary Mayorkas and FBI Director Wray testify on threats to US...

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday morning are slated to testify at a hearing on threats to the U.S.The event is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2021-09-21 13:14 

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Third Russian charged in 2018 nerve agent attack on ex-spy in England...

British authorities on Tuesday announced they are charging another suspected Russian agent for his alleged role in a 2018 nerve agent attack on a former Kremlin agent and his daughter in England....

 2021-09-21 13:11 

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62 percent in Iowa disapprove of Biden, poll shows...

Nearly two-thirds of Iowans disapprove of President Biden's job performance,...

 2021-09-21 13:07 

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Michelle Obama looks to mobilize voters for midterms...

It's more than a year away, but Michelle Obama is already looking ahead to the midterm elections next November, lining up a star-studded group of supporters with the aim of mobilizing voters ahead of 2022....

 2021-09-21 13:00 

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North Carolina voting rights ruling offers a model of anti-racist jurisprudence...

The court struck down North Carolina's voter identification law because it had a disproportionate impact on minority groups....

 2021-09-21 12:57 

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Biden administration urges Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade...

The Biden administration on Monday urged the Supreme Court to uphold the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that established a woman's right to an abortion....

 2021-09-21 12:48 

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Trump lawyer offered six-point plan for Pence to overturn election: Woodward book...

An attorney who worked with former President Trump's legal team tried to convince then-Vice President Mike Pence that he could overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and provided him with a six-step plan, according to a n...

 2021-09-21 12:39 

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Pentagon chief orders review of deadly drone strike in Afghanistan...

A Department of Defense spokesman announced on Monday that the drone strike that killed 10 civilians in the final days of evacuations from Afghanistan will undergo further review....

 2021-09-21 12:39 

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Bipartisan momentum builds for war on terror memorial...

Bipartisan support is growing for legislation allowing a new memorial honoring thousands of U.S. service members who died in the war on terror to be located on the National Mall....

 2021-09-21 12:38 

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DHS investigating after images show border agents on horseback chasing migrants...

The Department of Homeland Security is investigating the treatment of Haitian migrants by Customs and Border Patrol agents after video and images surfaced of agents on horseback chasing down migrants at the U.S. southern border....

 2021-09-21 12:32 

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Woodward: Milley was 'setting in motion sensible precautions' with calls to China...

Journalist Bob Woodward is defending Gen....

 2021-09-21 12:30 

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Sen. Hawley's 'holds' on Biden nominees are hostage-taking, not policymaking...

The use of a hold to try to force the resignation of a sitting official escalates the concept dramatically beyond its original intent....

 2021-09-21 12:00 

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Is this China's Lehman Brothers moment?...

For the sake of both the Chinese and the global economy, let's hope the Chinese economic authorities do not repeat the U.S. Lehman mistake....

 2021-09-21 11:43 

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Man who recorded LA officers beating Rodney King dies of COVID-19...

The man who recorded the grainy video of four white Los Angeles police officers beating Rodney King in 1991 has died from complications of COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 11:34 

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Johnson & Johnson says booster after two months provides 94 percent COVID-19 protection...

Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday that the protection offered by its COVID-19 vaccine increased to 94 percent when a booster shot was given two months after the initial dose....

 2021-09-21 11:30 

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Like FDR, Biden should welcome their hatred...

Congress must include robust proposals to control drug prices in the reconciliation package. But it won't happen without a fight....

 2021-09-21 11:00 

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Celebrities push global leaders for vaccine equity...

More than 70 celebrities — including Ciara, Richard Gere, Julianna Margulies, and Anne Hathaway — are calling on international leaders to prioritize COVID-19 vaccine equity, and get shots into the arms of at least 70 percent of the world's...

 2021-09-21 11:00 

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4 steps to make the global food system more sustainable...

We can transform our food systems in a way that will improve the lives of people today and tomorrow. But we must act now....

 2021-09-21 10:25 

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The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Government shutdown fears increase as leaders dig in...

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 2021-09-21 10:18 

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Poll: 70 percent are 'likely' to take a booster shot if needed...

A majority of voters said they are likely to take a periodic booster shot if needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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Biden steps onto global stage with high-stakes UN speech...

President Biden faces high stakes on the global stage as he takes his plea for international cooperation on pressing issues like climate change and the coronavirus to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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Voting bill seeks to crack down on gerrymandering...

A new voting bill from Senate Democrats seeks to immediately address the most egregiously gerrymandered maps as states begin the once-a-decade redistricting cycle....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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Pfizer results offer hope amid worsening pandemic for children...

Pfizer's test results that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective among children ages 5 to 11 provides a glimmer of hope to parents desperate to get their younger children protected against the virus....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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The Memo: Could O'Rourke beat Abbott to become governor of Texas?...

Democrats in Texas have received a blast of good news after being stung by several recent defeats.Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) is considering entering the gubernatorial race, hoping to oust Gov. Greg Abbott (R) next year....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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Travel industry hopes for rebound with loosened COVID-19 restrictions...

The United States will soon ease COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers from overseas, a sweeping change that the travel industry and foreign governments have sought for months....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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Feehery: The confidence game...

You don't follow the science by stopping all scientific inquiry. And you don't generate confidence in our political system by making everything seem like one big confidence game....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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Biden takes first step on workplace protections from extreme heat...

After decades of inaction, the federal government is taking a major step toward protecting workers from extreme heat....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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Democrats look for Plan B after blow on immigration...

Democrats and immigration advocates are ready to pitch a Plan B after the Senate parliamentarian spiked a Democratic proposal aimed at providing a pathway to citizenship for millions of people....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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A home with Robinhood...

When two titans of the investment industry came after Robinhood, they reminded Jacqueline Ortiz Ramsay of middle school bullies....

 2021-09-21 10:00 

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GOP ramps up pressure on vulnerable Democrats in spending fight...

Republican groups are ratcheting up the pressure on vulnerable Democrats to vote against the multitrillion-dollar reconciliation package in the House as lawmakers prepare to face what could be uphill reelection bids....

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