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 2021-11-23 20:00 

The Hill

Thanks to President Biden, infrastructure is bipartisan again — it needs to stay that way...

That's what legislating is supposed to look like: you study the problem, put forth solutions you believe in, fight for your values in tough negotiations, but ultimately come to a compromise that might not have everything you wanted but will ultimately...

 2021-11-23 19:59 

The Hill

Kansas City man to be released after 43 years following exoneration in triple murder...

A Kansas City, Mo., man will be released from jail after a judge ruled on Tuesday that he was wrongly convicted of three murders in 1979, which put him behind bars for more than four decades....

 2021-11-23 19:58 

US News & World Report

Masked Suspects Rob Diners on California Restaurant Patio...

Authorities say a group of masked people dressed in black ran onto a Southern California restaurant patio, ordered everyone down, then stole a diner's purse before fleeing....

 2021-11-23 19:57 

US News & World Report

U.S. Congress Panel Corrects Tax Rates for Wealthy Under Biden's Proposal...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans with incomes over $1 million would see their taxes rise under President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" bill, the......

 2021-11-23 19:56 

Raw Story

Daughter of first American in space on next Blue Origin flight...

Sixty years after her father's historic flight, she too will cross the final frontier: Laura Shepard Churchley, daughter of the first American in space Alan Shepard, will be one of six passengers on Blue Origin's next flight. Jeff Bezos' space...

 2021-11-23 19:55 

Morning Consult

Momentum for Biden Administration Ahead of Senate's Build Back Better Talks: Most of the Public Is Supportive of COP26 Climate Pledges...

The post Momentum for Biden Administration Ahead of Senate's Build Back Better Talks: Most of the Public Is Supportive of COP26 Climate Pledges appeared first on Morning Consult ....

 2021-11-23 19:55 

Washington Examiner

Pregnant librarian killed in road rage shooting she allegedly initiated...

A pregnant librarian in Florida was killed in a shooting following a road rage conflict that she allegedly started....

 2021-11-23 19:54 

Reason.com

Los Angeles Prepares to Kick 44,000 Unvaxxed Kids Out of School Buildings...

California is leading the country in student vaccine mandates that will disproportionately harm the education of poor and minority students....

 2021-11-23 19:53 

US News & World Report

Maine Lawmakers Ask Baker to Halt Transmission Line Project...

A bipartisan group of Maine lawmakers is asking Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to terminate a $1 billion hydropower transmission project in Maine that will benefit Massachusetts....

 2021-11-23 19:53 

US News & World Report

Seminole Tribe Appealing Order Blocking Gambling Expansion...

The Seminole Tribe of Florida on Tuesday moved to appeal a federal judge's decision to block its deal with the state to expand gambling and online sports betting throughout Florida....

 2021-11-23 19:52 

The Hill

Russia demands US tech firms set up operations on its soil or face restrictions, bans...

Russia's government has demanded that 13 foreign tech companies set up offices in the country or potentially face restrictions and bans,...

 2021-11-23 19:51 

The Hill

3 in 4 Americans say their lives are back to 'normal': poll...

A new Yahoo News/YouGov poll found 74 percent of Americans say their lives are "normal" again afte...

 2021-11-23 19:51 

US News & World Report

Missouri Audit: Ex-County Official Skirted Transparency...

A new state audit says a former Missouri county commissioner plotted ways to avoid open meeting rules and tried to get a county employee to do political work....

 2021-11-23 19:50 

The Hill

Scientists create fascinating new form of water — 'weird, hot, black ice'...

Researchers were able to produce superionic ice by creating X-ray beams and squeezing them between the hardest substance on earth, diamonds....

 2021-11-23 19:48 

The Hill

Long Island emergency room closes due to nurse shortage...

A Long Island emergency room on Monday announced its temporary closure due to a reported nursing shortage....

 2021-11-23 19:47 

US News & World Report

Conviction Overturned in 1981 Rape of Author Alice Sebold...

A 39-year-old rape conviction at the center of a memoir by award-winning author Alice Sebold has been overturned because of what authorities determined were serious flaws with the prosecution....

 2021-11-23 19:45 

Washington Post

Live updates: Verdict reached in Charlottesville Unite the Right rally trial...

A federal jury in Charlottesville was asked to consider whether some of the country's most notorious white supremacists and hate groups conspired to commit racially motivated violence....

 2021-11-23 19:45 

VOA

US Envoy Concerned Military Developments in Ethiopia May Outpace Diplomacy...

Jeffrey Feltman says he and other diplomats are trying to broker a cease-fire between Ethiopian federal government, Tigray Defense Forces...

 2021-11-23 19:44 

Washington Examiner

Milley speaks with Russian counterpart 'to ensure risk reduction'...

U.S. and Russian military officials spoke on Tuesday amid heightened tensions between the two countries....

 2021-11-23 19:43 

Raw Story

Charlottesville defendants found liable for civil conspiracy and ordered to pay millions in damages...

Returning a verdict against dozens of white supremacist leaders and organizations who organized Unite the Right, a Virginia jury has awarded more than $25 million in damages to nine plaintiffs who were injured in the violence during the chaotic rally that...

 2021-11-23 19:42 

The Hill

Best Buy CEO says rising thefts are 'traumatic' for employees...

The CEO of Best Buy said the recent spate of mass store thefts is hurting the company's business and has been "traumatic" for employees....

 2021-11-23 19:42 

Foreign Policy

Fear and Hand-Wringing in Halifax...

Almost a year into the Biden administration, U.S. allies are still grappling with shaken confidence and unease....

 2021-11-23 19:42 

The Daily Caller

Joe Manchin Again Urges Biden To Reinstate Keystone XL Pipeline...

'Responsibly increase energy production here at home'...

 2021-11-23 19:42 

WTOP

Tennessee judge vacates 2 death sentences for inmate...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Moments before a Tennessee judge freed him from death row, Pervis Payne walked into a courtroom,......

 2021-11-23 19:40 

WTOP

Jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis...

Three retail pharmacy chains recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain pills in two Ohio counties, a federal jury said Tuesday in a verdict that could set the tone for U.S. city and county governments that want to hold pharmacies accountable for thei...

 2021-11-23 19:40 

Nextgov

Air Force Lab, New Mexico Institute Get Set for 'High-Powered Window to Space'...

Once completed, a sophisticated new telescope will support national security and could provide some of the clearest resolutions of space-based objects....

 2021-11-23 19:40 

The Daily Caller

Brian Laundrie's cause of death revealed...

'Preventing this from happening to someone else'...

 2021-11-23 19:40 

Washington Post

Chun Doo-hwan, brutal South Korean dictator, dies at 90...

He was responsible for a massacre that killed hundreds and was later convicted of mutiny, treason and accepting bribes....

 2021-11-23 19:40 

The Hill

White House says U.S. is not headed toward COVID-19 lockdown like European nations...

"We can curb the spread of the virus without having to in any way shut down our economy," Jeff Zients, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said....

 2021-11-23 19:40 

WTOP

EXPLAINER: What instructions did jury get in Arbery death?...

ATLANTA (AP) — Before jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery retired......

 2021-11-23 19:39 

WTOP

EU reports improvements, old tactics in Venezuela election...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's regional elections last weekend happened under better conditions compared to the country's elections in recent......

 2021-11-23 19:37 

WTOP

Ledford scores 18 to lift Chattanooga past Covenant 100-39...

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Ledford had 18 points off the bench to carry Chattanooga to a 100-39 win over......

 2021-11-23 19:36 

WTOP

Review: The sunny, shaggy 'Licorice Pizza' soaks up the '70s...

It's school picture day at a high school in Southern California's San Fernando Valley in the opening scene of Paul......

 2021-11-23 19:36 

The Daily Caller

Mike Gundy Gives Incredibly Deep Answer When Talking About Why Thanksgiving Side Dishes Aren't Served All Year...

It is a great video...

 2021-11-23 19:36 

Washington Post

House Jan. 6 committee intensifies focus on law enforcement failures that preceded Capitol attack...

In recent weeks, the panel has interviewed a half-dozen people with knowledge of intelligence-sharing and security planning before the siege....

 2021-11-23 19:35 

Reason.com

Biden Wants Lower Oil Prices and Lower Oil Supply...

That's not how it works....

 2021-11-23 19:32 

WorldNetDaily

Rittenhouse describes 'bleeding' skin after not showering for weeks due to barbaric jail conditions...

The recently acquitted Kenosha teen Kyle Rittenhouse spoke with Fox News' Tucker Carlson in an interview that aired Monday night, telling his side of a story that has captivated and divided Americans over the last few weeks as his case went to trial. ...

 2021-11-23 19:32 

WTOP

AP Pro32-Power Rankings...

The Associated Press Pro32 NFL Power Rankings, as voted by a 12-member panel, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through......

 2021-11-23 19:31 

Defense One

Defense One Radio, Ep. 91: Project Overmatch + Project Convergence, updated...

We explore the future of the U.S. Navy's Project Overmatch....

 2021-11-23 19:30 

WTOP

Chile court raises sentence in torture-killing of singer...

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean court on Tuesday increased the prison sentence for six former soldiers convicted in one......

 2021-11-23 19:30 

The Hill

Biden needs to directly engage Brazil's President Bolsonaro...

Brazil is our best partner in South America to counter China, an area of bipartisan agreement in Washington....

 2021-11-23 19:29 

Washington Post

How the events unfolded at Waukesha parade...

What we know so far on the sequence of events that led to the Waukesha tragedy caused by a SUV...

 2021-11-23 19:28 

Washington Post

Doug Hill, D.C.-area weather broadcasting icon, passes away...

For 33 years, Hill entered the living rooms of Washingtonians on WUSA and ABC7....

 2021-11-23 19:27 

WTOP

Iran appeals ban from judo for avoiding Israeli opponents...

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Iran judo federation's appeal against a four-year ban from international events for refusing to let......

 2021-11-23 19:26 

Washington Examiner

Milwaukee district attorney knew progressive sentencing reforms would kill someone...

Milwaukee County's district attorney, who has come under fire in the wake of the Waukesha Christmas parade massacre,...

 2021-11-23 19:26 

WTOP

Ex-Kansas officer who sued sheriff's deputy killed by police...

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas police detective, who last year sued a sheriff's deputy for running over......

 2021-11-23 19:26 

Barron's

Future Returns: Millennials and Sustainable Investing...

99% of the generation's investors want their investments to do good—but also believe it means sacrificing returns...

 2021-11-23 19:25 

WorldNetDaily

Biden working to roll back Trump tracking of teacher sex-crime data...

Joe Biden is trying to roll back progress made by President Trump on teacher sex crimes, too. Biden, as soon as he was in office, rolled back the progress President Trump made on the southern border security by canceling the wall construction and other pr...

 2021-11-23 19:25 

Washington Examiner

This survivor of Mao's Cultural Revolution warns of what's to come if Democrats control education...

Yukong Zhao is the president of the Asian American Coalition for Education. He also ran for Congress in 2020 and is a candidate for the Florida House of Representatives in 2022. He has taken a strong stance against affirmative education programs and belie...

 2021-11-23 19:25 

Washington Times

Brian Laundrie shot himself in the head, family attorney says...

MIAMI — An attorney for the family of Brian Laundrie said Tuesday that he fatally shot himself in the head. Laundrie had been the subject of a manhunt for more than a month as investigators searched for clues in the slaying of his girlfriend, Gabby ...

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