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 2022-01-17 03:43 

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Charles McGee, member of Tuskeegee Airmen and 'American hero', dies at 102...

Charles McGee, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew 409 fighter combat missions in three wars, has died at the age of 102....

 2022-01-17 03:31 

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Netanyahu negotiating plea deal...

Former Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case, which could include a provision banning him from politics, according to repor...

 2022-01-17 03:12 

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Psaki claps back at Youngkin over school mask mandates...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki weighed into Virginia's debate over school mask mandates on Sunday, after newly sworn-in Gov....

 2022-01-17 03:06 

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Biden to meet Japan's new PM Kishida virtually on Friday...

President Joe Biden is set to virtually meet Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan on Friday, after a planned meeting in the U.S. was cancelled due to the latest global wave of COVID-19 cases....

 2022-01-17 01:52 

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UK police arrest two in relation to Texas synagogue hostage situation...

British police have arrested two teenagers in connection with an ongoing investigation into the Texas synagogue hostage situation....

 2022-01-17 01:35 

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North Korea reportedly fires missile in fourth test this month...

North Korea fired what may have been a ballistic missile on Monday, in its fourth such test this month amid calls for increased sanctions from the United States, according to South Korea and Japan....

 2022-01-17 00:48 

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Hundreds attend mass funeral for victims of Bronx apartment building fire...

Hundreds of people attended a mass funeral Sunday for fifteen of the seventeen victims of the Bronx apartment building fire on Jan....

 2022-01-16 23:49 

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Left laughs off floated changes to 2024 ticket...

Progressives are openly frustrated at the Biden administration flounders on issues across the board, but they are dismissing outright suggestions that previous party leaders — or worse: Republicans — could be the solution....

 2022-01-16 23:44 

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McCaul says U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan has emboldened Russia on Ukraine...

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said on Sunday that the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan has emboldened Russia in its ongoing conflict with Ukraine....

 2022-01-16 23:18 

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Serbia labels Australia's deportation of Djokovic 'scandalous'...

Serbia's prime minister is among a chorus of his supporters who have blasted Australia's decision to deport tennis star Novak Djokovic for being unvaccinated, calling his treatment "scandalous.";...

 2022-01-16 23:00 

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A guide to volunteering on MLK Day of Service and beyond...

Monday, Jan. 17 is your chance to let Dr. King's words and actions inspire you to make a difference. Please join me and your fellow neighbors to honor Dr. King's extraordinary legacy by acting with urgency to get involved, give back and continue c...

 2022-01-16 22:36 

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Ukraine blames Russia for cyberattack against government agencies...

Ukrainian authorities have blamed Russia for a cyberattack on their government websites, alleging that Moscow is engaging in a "hybrid war" on it also masses troops along the border....

 2022-01-16 22:19 

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Texas rabbi 'grateful to be alive' following hostage taking...

The rabbi who was among the four hostages held for over 10 hours in Texas on Saturday said he is "grateful to be alive" after being freed from the gunman who took them captive....

 2022-01-16 22:07 

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Gottlieb says Biden administration made mistake in federalizing vaccine mandates...

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Sunday said the Biden administration made a mistake by federalizing vaccine mandates "in ways that they didn't have to."...

 2022-01-16 21:49 

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Carville advises Democrats to 'quit being a whiny party'...

Democratic strategist James Carville said on Sunday that Democrats should "quit being a whiny party" and instead focus on what accomplishments they've been able to achieve so far during the Biden presidency....

 2022-01-16 21:46 

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Wendy Sherman takes leading role as Biden's 'hard-nosed' Russia negotiator...

"She won't let the Russians get away with any baloney," former U.S. diplomat says...

 2022-01-16 21:26 

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Kansas City mayor: COVID-19 challenges include misinformation, political right...

Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Quinton Lucas (D) on Sunday said he is facing two challenges as his municipality battles COVID-19: misinformation regarding vaccinations and opposition from the political right when...

 2022-01-16 21:07 

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Sullivan: 'It's too soon to tell' if Texas synagogue hostage situation part of broader extremist threat...

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on Sunday said it is "too soon to tell" if the Texas synagogue hostage situation was part of a broader extremist threat....

 2022-01-16 21:00 

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Senate needs to confirm Deborah Lipstadt as antisemitism envoy — Now...

Let's be clear: Antisemitism is growing and metastasizing right now on the Senate's watch....

 2022-01-16 20:59 

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Canadians warned against travel to Ukraine...

Canadian officials warned residents against traveling to Ukraine amid the current conflict with Russia,...

 2022-01-16 20:51 

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Russia cannot 'tolerate' NATO's 'gradual invasion' of Ukraine, Putin spokesman says...

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson said on Sunday that Russia began its military buildup along the Ukrainian border because it could no longer "tolerate" NATO's eastward expansion and its "gradual invasion" of Ukraine....

 2022-01-16 20:02 

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Democrats make voting rights push ahead of Senate consideration...

Democrats made a full-throated push for voting rights legislation on Sunday as the Senate prepares to take up election reform this week, setting the scene for a high stakes battle after two centrist Democrats announ...

 2022-01-16 19:27 

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Biden labels Texas synagogue hostage-taking an 'act of terror'...

President Biden on Sunday called the hostage situation at a Texas synagogue on Saturday an "act of terror."...

 2022-01-16 19:00 

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As coal use surges, America finds it's hard to unplug from carbon...

Renewables are politically popular but the hard reality is, countries cannot suddenly quit using coal or natural gas....

 2022-01-16 18:38 

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Former acting Defense secretary under Trump met with Jan. 6 committee: report...

Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, who served under former President Trump, met with the House committee investigating Jan....

 2022-01-16 18:01 

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CDC guidelines for antivirals give the unvaccinated the lion's share...

Based on current supplies, unvaccinated patients will receive most of these lifesaving medications....

 2022-01-16 17:52 

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FBI identifies British national as Texas hostage-taker...

The FBI has identified the gunman who held hostages at a Texas synagogue for over 10 hours as a British national named Malik Faisal Akram....

 2022-01-16 17:44 

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Public health expert: Biden administration needs to have agencies on the 'same page' about COVID...

Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, on Sunday advised the Biden administration to get its agencies on the "same page" when it came to COVID-19 messaging, saying a consistent message would be "enormously helpf...

 2022-01-16 17:00 

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The tragedy of thinking like a senator...

Biden was all too comfortable putting his faith in the legislative process, even though failure was always a very strong possibility....

 2022-01-16 17:00 

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Abrams treads carefully in relationship with Biden...

Stacey Abrams is threading the needle in her approach to President Biden as she seeks the Democratic nomination for Georgia governor in 2022....

 2022-01-16 17:00 

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Patrick Murray: Big misses in campaign 'horse race' polling contribute to public mistrust...
 2022-01-16 16:48 

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Hogan won't say if he will file to run for Senate by Feb. 22 deadline...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Sunday would not say if he plans to file to run for U.S....

 2022-01-16 16:42 

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Sunday shows - Voting rights legislation dominates...

Voting rights legislation dominated the morning political talk shows on Sunday, just ahead of the Senate taking up the topic on Tuesday....

 2022-01-16 16:37 

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Clyburn says he 'wholeheartedly' endorses Biden's voting rights remarks...

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) said on Sunday that he "wholeheartedly" supports President Biden's speech on voting rights last week, even though some congressional lawmakers have expressed dissatisfaction with his comments...

 2022-01-16 16:23 

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Kaine says core of spending bill will pass but most of it is 'dead'...

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on Sunday said he believes the core provisions of the Democrats' social spending and climate bill will pass, but conceded that the most recent version of the measure is "dead" after Sen....

 2022-01-16 16:10 

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Romney: I never got a call from White House to discuss voting rights...

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) said on Sunday that the Biden administration has not reached out to him to discuss voting rights legislation, as the White House works to pass two key Democrat-backed bills....

 2022-01-16 16:05 

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'Biden' blames political woes on Spider-Man movie on 'Saturday Night Live'...

"Saturday Night Live" mocked President Biden in its first show of the new year for his handling of the surge of the omicron variant of the coronavirus....

 2022-01-16 16:00 

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Voting rights, Trump's Big Lie, and Republicans' problem with minorities...

Why have Republican states enacted voting restrictions? It has nothing to do with "election integrity."...

 2022-01-16 15:48 

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Texas Republican: FBI probe into synagogue hostage taker spreads to London, Tel Aviv...

The FBI's investigation into the gunman who took hostages at a Texas synagogue for over 10 hours on Saturday has spread to London and Tel Aviv, according to the top Republican in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep....

 2022-01-16 15:33 

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GOP senator knocks Biden for 'spreading things that are untrue' in voting rights speech...

Republican Sen....

 2022-01-16 15:31 

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Murthy: SCOTUS vaccine mandate block is a 'setback for public health'...

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said on Sunday that the Supreme Court's decision to temporarily block the Biden administration's vaccine mandate for large workplaces was a "setback for public health."...

 2022-01-16 15:14 

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Half in new poll say they're frustrated with Biden's presidency...

Half the respondents in a new CBS News poll released on Sunday said they were frustrated with Joe Biden's presidency, just a few days before he marks his first full year in office....

 2022-01-16 15:06 

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Clyburn says election reform bills 'may be on life support' but aren't dead...

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Sunday said election reform bills "may be on life support" on Capitol Hill, but are not dead....

 2022-01-16 15:00 

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Clyburn: Sinema 'not right' for backing filibuster in light of potential GOP majority...

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Sunday said Sen....

 2022-01-16 15:00 

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Alexa is going to the moon as part of NASA's Artemis 1 mission...

The Callisto system is another example of what was once science fiction becoming reality....

 2022-01-16 14:30 

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Why our parties can't govern...

In the U.S., political parties are supposed to be coalitions, not movements....

 2022-01-16 14:15 

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Prince Harry appealing UK government's police protection decision...

Prince Harry is appealing a decision barring him from paying for his own police protection when he and his family visit the United Kingdom....

 2022-01-16 14:01 

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A year into his presidency, Biden is polling at an all-time low...

As the year progressed, Biden's failure to turn his words into action led to cracks in his coalition — which are now turning into gaping holes....

 2022-01-16 13:49 

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Beijing requiring new arrivals to get COVID-19 tests ahead of Olympics...

China is requiring that all travelers headed to Beijing receive a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of arrival as it tightens restrictions ahead of the Winter Olympics....

 2022-01-16 13:30 

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Sen. Ron Johnson: Straight from the horse's mouth...

Last week Johnson reneged on his pledge to step down after two terms and announced he would seek re-election....

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