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 2022-01-18 22:00 

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Rising costs of climate crisis must compel Congress to act...

We're burying our children alive beneath a mountain of environmental debt from which they may never recover....

 2022-01-18 21:59 

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Judge releases Puerto Rico from bankruptcy protection...

A federal judge on Tuesday approved a plan to restructure Puerto Rico's bond debt, which had plunged the U.S. territory into the country's largest municipal bankruptcy in history....

 2022-01-18 21:54 

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Nebraska Republican tests positive for COVID-19 in latest congressional breakthrough case...

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, becoming the latest congressional lawmaker to announce a breakthrough case....

 2022-01-18 21:51 

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Watch: Senators debate voting rights legislation...

The Senate convened on Tuesday afternoon to debate voting rights legislation that combines the Freedom to Vote Act, which overhauls federal elections and campaign finance laws, and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which strengthens the 1965 V...

 2022-01-18 21:50 

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Aerial photos show the world's biggest volcanic eruption in the last 30 years...

Satellite images of Tongo show whole communities covered in dark ash....

 2022-01-18 21:48 

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Harris to travel to Honduras for new president's inauguration...

Vice President Harris will lead the Biden administration's delegation to Honduras later this month for the inauguration of the country's new president, the White House announced Tuesday....

 2022-01-18 21:46 

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GOP Reps. Greene, Clyde accrue nearly $150K in combined mask fines...

Two Georgia Republicans — Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Andrew Clyde — have been fined a combined nearly $150,000 for defying the requirement that everyone wear a mask in the House chamber during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2022-01-18 21:43 

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Idaho state lawmaker calls for flags at half-staff in recognition of anti-abortion 'Day of Tears'...

A committee of Idaho state lawmakers introduced a resolution Monday that would recognized Jan....

 2022-01-18 21:39 

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Egyptian president raises monthly minimum wage to around $172...

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi announced the country will raise monthly wages for residents to around $172 as the country continues to grapple with financial issues,...

 2022-01-18 21:39 

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Apple warns antitrust legislation could expose Americans to malware...

Apple warned congressional lawmakers Tuesday that two antitrust bills that would rein in Big Tech could put Americans' device security at risk....

 2022-01-18 21:39 

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Madame Tussauds unveils new Biden and Harris figures...

President Biden and Vice President Harris can now mark the one-year anniversary of their inauguration with a distinct and unusual honor: their own wax figures....

 2022-01-18 21:36 

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Dilapidated San Francisco home sells for $2 million...

"Someone had to really want this property to want to take it where they took it," Todd Wiley, one of the agents who represented the seller, said....

 2022-01-18 21:35 

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US raises concerns about Russian troop movements to Belarus...

The Biden administration is watching with concern Russian troop movements to Belarus, which they fear could be used to attack Ukraine from the north, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday....

 2022-01-18 21:34 

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Florida lawmaker introduces bill to remove three confederate holidays from state law...

A Democratic Florida state lawmaker has introduced a bill to remove holidays in the state honoring the Confederacy for the third time in five years....

 2022-01-18 21:25 

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Senate Democrats eye talking filibuster...

Senate Democrats are eyeing trying to change the Senate's rules to shift to a talking filibuster, which would get rid of the 60-vote hurdle currently required to advance most legislation....

 2022-01-18 21:11 

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Israeli police used Pegasus spyware on citizens, officials: report...

Israeli police allegedly used Pegasus spyware on its citizens, Israeli newspaper Calcalist report...

 2022-01-18 21:10 

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Employers expecting average employee raises of 3.4 percent this year: survey...

Employers are expecting employee pay to rise by an average of 3.4 percent in 2022, according to a Willis Towers Watson...

 2022-01-18 21:08 

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Natural disasters can increase academic inequalities: report...

Natural disasters are associated with an increase in racial and income-based academic disparities in affected school districts, according to a report released Tuesday by the Government Accou...

 2022-01-18 21:06 

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1 million COVID-19 cases recorded in California in past week...

California recorded one million COVID-19 cases in the past week — the fastest pace yet at which the state has logged infections, the Los Angeles Times...

 2022-01-18 21:01 

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US, Russia have lowest vaccination rates, highest vaccine skepticism among several major nations: poll...

Among 15 major nations surveyed in a poll by Morning Consult, the United States and Russia have the lowest rates of vaccinated people and the highest rates of vaccine skep...

 2022-01-18 21:00 

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Putin tests a model for invading Ukraine, outwitting Biden's diplomats...

While U.S. mediators were talking Putin out of invading Ukraine, Russia deployed its modernized military "peacekeeping4; forces to Kazakhstan....

 2022-01-18 20:58 

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NAACP president presses senators on voting rights: 'You will decide who defines America'...

The president of the NAACP is pressing senators to pass voting rights legislation as the upper chamber considers the issue this week, telling the lawmakers "with your vote, you will decide who defines America, and w...

 2022-01-18 20:52 

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Grammy Awards rescheduled to April 3 in Las Vegas...

The 2022 Grammy Awards will now take place on April 3 in Las Vegas, after they were postponed earlier this month ...

 2022-01-18 20:49 

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DC Metro chief announces retirement...

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) announced Tuesday that its general manager and chief executiv...

 2022-01-18 20:45 

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Trump lawyers to Supreme Court: Jan. 6 committee 'will not be harmed by delay'...

Former President Trump's lawyers told the Supreme Court that the House committee probing the Jan. 6 attack would suffer no harm if the justices delayed the transfer of Trump administration records to congressional investigators....

 2022-01-18 20:43 

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Cleveland Browns player facing public exposure charge in Florida...

Florida authorities said Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Malik McDowell was arrested after allegedly exposing himself in a public area and resisting arrest from police,...

 2022-01-18 20:34 

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US readying financial sanctions on pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine: report...

The U.S. is reportedly preparing to issue sanctions against pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine as Secretary of State Antony Blinken travels to the region to address ongoing Russian military aggression at the border....

 2022-01-18 20:33 

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Former FARC hostage Ingrid Betancourt running for president in Colombia...

Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt announced on Tuesday that she would run for president....

 2022-01-18 20:30 

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Why doubling the Pell Grant should be back on the table...

We need this dramatic increase in first-dollar funding via Double Pell so that degree pursuers of all kinds can cast aside onerous loans and work hours, clearing a path to the college graduation they are working to achieve....

 2022-01-18 20:27 

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Guatemala sends back hundreds of migrants in caravan headed to US...

Guatemala last weekend sent back hundreds of migrants that were in a caravan heading to the U.S. over the weekend....

 2022-01-18 20:25 

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New Interpol chief facing torture complaint...

Interpol's new chief, United Arab Emirates national Maj. Gen. Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi, has had a torture claim filed against him in France as he makes his first official visit to the headquarters of the organization in Lyon....

 2022-01-18 20:21 

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Biden administration unveils plan for addressing wildfires...

The Biden administration on Tuesday announced it was undertaking a 10-year strategy aimed at reducing harm caused by wildfires, using $50 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure bill....

 2022-01-18 20:05 

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US sanctions Lebanese tourism company, Hezbollah members for ties to terrorism...

The Biden administration on Tuesday issued sanctions against a Lebanese travel company and three businessmen for financially supporting Hezbollah, the U.S.-designated terrorist organization based in Lebanon....

 2022-01-18 20:03 

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World's oldest man dead at 112, report says...

He was named the world's oldest man by the Guinness Book of World Records in September....

 2022-01-18 20:02 

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Drugmaker says counterfeit versions of its HIV medicines ended up in patients' hands...

Drugmaker Gilead Sciences said that counterfeit versions of its HIV medicines ended up in the hands of patients in a lawsuit unsealed on Tuesday....

 2022-01-18 20:01 

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Michael Phelps calls Lia Thomas controversy 'complicated'; highlights need for 'level playing field'...

"I believe that we all should feel comfortable with who we are in our own skin, but I think sports should all be played on an even playing field," Phelps said in an interview with CNN....

 2022-01-18 20:00 

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Kansas ending 'futile' COVID-19 contact tracing...

"The pandemic is far from over, but this step is a move toward managing COVID-19 as an endemic disease. The responsibility of protecting yourself and others belongs to all of us," said Janet Stanek, acting secretary of The Kansas Department of Hea...

 2022-01-18 19:58 

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Models predict wave of COVID-19 deaths into March...

New COVID-19 models are indicating that a wave of coronavirus-related deaths could creep into March, as the U.S. continues to grapple with the highly transmissible omicron variant....

 2022-01-18 19:57 

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Supreme Court seems wary of Boston's refusal to allow flying of Christian flag...

A majority of Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared skeptical of Boston's refusal to allow a Christian flag to be briefly flown on a flagpole outside City Hall....

 2022-01-18 19:55 

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Biden commends wireless giants for delaying 5G rollout near key airports...

President Biden on Tuesday thanked Verizon and AT&T for agreeing to temporarily delay their 5G deployment near key airports, arguing the decision will avoid interruptions to air travel....

 2022-01-18 19:46 

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Pfizer says COVID antiviral pill effective against omicron...

Pfizer's COVID-19 treatment pill Paxlovid appears to be effective against the omicron variant, the company announced Tuesday....

 2022-01-18 19:42 

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Saudi-led coalition targets Houthi rebels in Yemen after Abu Dhabi attack...

More than a dozen people were killed by Saudi airstrikes on the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday night, in an apparent response to an attack on the capital of the United Arab Emirates by the Houthi militia earlie...

 2022-01-18 19:37 

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Two-thirds of Americans support banning lawmakers from trading stocks: poll...

Sixty-seven percent of Americans are in support of banning lawmakers from trading stocks,...

 2022-01-18 19:31 

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WHO official says world has 'chance to end' worst of COVID-19 this year...

If medicine and vaccine inequities are quickly dealt with, the world has a "chance to end" the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic this year, a top World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Tuesday....

 2022-01-18 19:30 

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Trump's tariffs are not causing post-COVID inflation...

The tariffs introduced over the past five years were not large enough to drive today's inflation....

 2022-01-18 19:28 

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Climate change poses threat to Winter Olympics: study...

The impacts of climate change will restrict where future Winter Olympics can take place in the Northern Hemisphere, a study from the University of Waterloo in Ontario has found....

 2022-01-18 19:26 

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Former MSNBC anchor says he wanted to leave 'hyper-partisan' political news...

A former weekend anchor on MSNBC knocked what he saw as the "hyper-partisan" business of cable news on his way out the door....

 2022-01-18 19:20 

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Supreme Court grapples over fate of artwork stolen by Nazis...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a long-running case that would decide the fate of a renowned work of art stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish family fleeing Germany at the outset of World War II....

 2022-01-18 19:17 

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Two House Democrats announce they won't seek reelection...

Two House Democrats announced within minutes of each other on Tuesday that they won't seek reelection this year, becoming the latest lawmakers to opt out of running in what's expected to be a difficult midterm cycle for the party....

 2022-01-18 19:16 

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Texas blames supply chain snarls for shortage of voter registration forms...

The Texas Secretary of State's office is blaming supply chain issues for a shortage of voter registration forms in the Lone Star State after bottlenecks in the fall caused prices to skyrocket nationwide....

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