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 2021-09-17 14:52 

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'Overwhelming' mass casualty event as birds crash into skyscrapers...

A New York City Audubon volunteer highlighted the mass casualty event in a series of tweets, documenting 291 dead birds....

 2021-09-17 14:37 

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Minnesota Supreme Court allows ballot question on Minneapolis Police...

The Minnesota Supreme Court is allowing a ballot question that gives voters the opportunity to decide the future of Minneapolis's policing to stay in place, ending a legal fight over the language in the me...

 2021-09-17 14:32 

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Faculty leaders at Iowa State press board to allow them to require masks...

Faculty leaders at Iowa State University this week met with the Iowa Board of Regents in hopes of convincing it to allow masks to be required in university classrooms....

 2021-09-17 14:30 

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Time for Congress to make a down payment to prevent future pandemic tragedies...

The overwhelming losses brought about by this pandemic should galvanize members of Congress to do everything in their power to prevent a global pandemic like COVID-19, or worse, from happening again....

 2021-09-17 14:29 

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Rising: September 17, 2021...
 2021-09-17 14:11 

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas apologizes for controversial show after backlash...

"The show got it wrong, and I'm sorry that my participation in it disappointed many of you," Chopra Jonas said....

 2021-09-17 14:04 

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Apple, Google remove Navalny app as Russian elections begin...

An app created by allies of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny that has drawn the ire of Russian authorities appeared to have been removed from Apple and Google stores Friday ahead of the country's parl...

 2021-09-17 14:02 

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White House warns GOP of serious consequences on debt ceiling...

The White House on Friday issued a memo to state and local governments warning of potential consequences should Congress fail to raise the nation's debt ceiling in the coming days....

 2021-09-17 14:00 

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The weapons American forces left behind may not help the Taliban much...

Much of the equipment that America had transferred to the Afghan National Defense Forces was relatively unsophisticated....

 2021-09-17 13:43 

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Watch live: FDA meets to debate, vote on COVID-19 booster shots...

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory committee is meeting Friday morning to debate and vote on Pfizer and BioNTech's application to offer booster shots to the general public.The event began at 8:30 a.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2021-09-17 13:42 

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Taliban orders return to school for male students, teachers across Afghanistan...

The Taliban wrote in a Facebook post on Friday that, starting the following day, male students in grades six through 12 and male teachers should return to school....

 2021-09-17 13:30 

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United Airlines flights grounded briefly by system outage...

A system-wide outage briefly grounded several United Airlines flights across the United States and Canada on Friday....

 2021-09-17 13:30 

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Why corporations and the wealthy should back Democrats' middle-class tax cut...

One of the most significant middle- and working-class tax cuts in history....

 2021-09-17 13:27 

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Watch live: White House COVID-19 Response Team holds briefing...

The White House COVID-19 Response Team along with other public health officials on Friday is slated to hold a press briefing to deliver remarks on the administration's ongoing efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic.The event is scheduled to begin ...

 2021-09-17 13:25 

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Biden confirms 30 percent global methane reduction goal, urges 'highest possible ambitions'...

President Biden on Friday confirmed a goal of reducing global methane emissions 30 percent by the end of the decade while speaking at a White House summit and touted congressional infrastructure packages as vital to achieving domestic climate...

 2021-09-17 13:18 

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Trump hits rep who won't seek reelection after voting to impeach: 'No loss for Ohio'...

Former President Donald Trump slammed Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio) on Friday after the Ohio congressman announced that he would not seek reelection next year....

 2021-09-17 13:13 

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Justice Department reviewing policies on housing transgender inmates...

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is reportedly considering changes to how it houses transgender inmates in federal prisons after the Trump administration altered Obama-era guidelines that recommended separating indiv...

 2021-09-17 13:08 

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Firefighters wrap world's largest tree to save it from wildfire...

"Hopefully, the Giant Forest will emerge from this unscathed," a fire spokesperson said....

 2021-09-17 13:00 

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Vaccines are the future of health care...

By enhancing the body's immune system, vaccines are the best preventive medicine we have for many diseases....

 2021-09-17 12:45 

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Entire staff of restaurant quits, posts sign in window explaining why...

The staff claimed they had worked for a month straight....

 2021-09-17 12:38 

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Pelosi warns Britain that N. Ireland peace breakdown would imperil post-Brexit trade deal...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday warned Britain that any breakdown of the 1998 peace agreement with Northern Ireland that ended decades of violence would ruin chances of a post-Brexit trade deal with the U....

 2021-09-17 12:30 

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No easy decisions to ensure a resilient power grid...

Initiatives aimed at making the electricity grid more resilient to weather and disasters must acknowledge some unpleasant realities....

 2021-09-17 12:17 

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Watch live: President Biden reconvenes energy and climate forum...

President Biden on Friday morning is slated to reconvene the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate to galvanize efforts to confront the ongoing global climate crisis.The event is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2021-09-17 12:05 

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Milley says calls to China were 'perfectly within the duties' of his job: report...

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley on Friday told the Associated Press that his calls to China following the Jan....

 2021-09-17 12:00 

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How American diplomacy can help Guinea's people...

It could help U.S. officials to gain leverage with Guinea's new leader, who has no reason to respect human rights....

 2021-09-17 11:41 

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More than 10,000 migrants await processing under bridge in Texas...

Roughly 10,000 mostly Haitian migrants were crowded under a border bridge in South Texas awaiting processing Thursday, prompting U.S....

 2021-09-17 11:30 

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Should reporters Woodward, Costa have sat on Milley-Trump bombshell for months?...

If the accounts concerning Gen. Milley are true, a good argument can be made that they should have been reported in the pages of the Post as soon as the information was known and verified....

 2021-09-17 11:00 

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Conservative group targets Spanberger, Luria in new ads ahead of reconcilation bill...

The American Action Network released two ads targeting Virginia Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D) and Elaine Luria (D) on Friday, pressuring them to vote against against House Democrats' multi-trillion dollar reconciliation package....

 2021-09-17 11:00 

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Biden threatens more sanctions on Ethiopia, Eritrea over Tigray conflict...

President Biden on Friday will sign an executive order empowering the Treasury and State departments to sanction Ethiopian and Eritrean government officials engaged in military conflict in Ethiopia, in a bid to pressure warring parties...

 2021-09-17 11:00 

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A question for Constitution Day...

The principle that "We the people," not the government, are the ultimate authority turned history on its head....

 2021-09-17 10:35 

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The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Tight security for Capitol rally; Biden agenda slows...

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 2021-09-17 10:00 

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Failed drug vote points to bigger challenges for Democrats...

The defection of three moderate House Democrats on drug pricing legislation highlights the steep challenge the party faces in pushing their $3.5 trillion package through Congress....

 2021-09-17 10:00 

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Security forces under pressure to prevent repeat of Jan. 6...

Washington is bracing for Saturday's "Justice for J6" rally where demonstrators will be backing people who invaded the Capitol on Jan....

 2021-09-17 10:00 

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Senators slow Biden with holds at Pentagon, State...

Republican and Democratic senators are threatening to hold up confirmation of officials at the State and Defense Departments in response to President Biden's handling of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan....

 2021-09-17 02:42 

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Seattle area to require COVID-19 vaccine to enter indoor venues...

Customers at Seattle-area restaurants, gyms and other indoor venues will soon be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 under a new county health order issued Thursday....

 2021-09-17 02:26 

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Man charged with murder 9 years after UNC Chapel Hill student Hedgepeth found dead...

A North Carolina man has been charged with murder nine years after University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student Faith Hedgepeth was found dead....

 2021-09-17 02:06 

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California at risk of losing out on hundreds of millions in federal rental assistance, auditor warns...

The California state auditor is warning that residents could potentially lose hundreds of millions of dollars in federal rental assistance granted amid the coronavirus pandemic due to state officials' delayed alloca...

 2021-09-17 01:48 

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Ohio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection...

A Republican congressman from Ohio who voted to impeach former President Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol says he will not seek reelection in 2022....

 2021-09-17 01:27 

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Briahna Joy Gray: Push toward major social spending amid pandemic was 'short-lived'...

Former national press secretary for Sen....

 2021-09-17 01:21 

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Package a pair of AirPods Pro with an innovative book summary app for nearly $300 off...

The Hill may be compensated and/or receive an affiliate commission if you buy through our links....

 2021-09-17 01:00 

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Breakthrough data outlines need for booster, Pfizer CEO says...

This adds to the literature suggesting waning immunity among initial COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-09-17 00:45 

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Clarence Thomas warns against 'destroying our institutions,' defends the Supreme Court...

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Thursday warned against "destroying our institutions because they don't give us what we want, when we want it," arguing that the h...

 2021-09-17 00:35 

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Michigan state lawmaker stripped of committee assignments after alleged jail escape attempt...

Embattled Michigan state Rep....

 2021-09-17 00:32 

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Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's races...

Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin broke with former President Trump on Thursday on whether he believes Democrats will cheat in the upcoming election....

 2021-09-17 00:26 

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Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race...

Former President Trump endorsed a Republican challenger in Michigan's election for the state attorney general in 2022....

 2021-09-16 23:50 

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Katie Halper: FBI's treatment of Nassar victims 'disturbing' but 'shouldn't be surprising'...

The treatment that U.S. gymnasts described receiving from the FBI was "disturbing" but "shouldn't be surprising" according to "Useful Idiots" podcast co-host Katie Halper....

 2021-09-16 23:44 

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MassMutual fined $4M over employee's role in GameStop frenzy...

MassMutual has been fined $4 million as part of a settlement with Massachusetts regulators, who accused the life insurance company of failing to adequately supervise an employee who promoted GameStop's stock on soci...

 2021-09-16 23:38 

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Man charged in fatal Planned Parenthood shooting ruled incompetent to stand federal trial...

A Colorado man charged in the 2015 deadly shooting of a Planned Parenthood clinic has been ruled incompetent to stand federal trial....

 2021-09-16 23:28 

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LGBT film festival to premiere documentary about Pete Buttigieg...

LGBTQ film festival NewFest is set to premiere "Mayor Pete," a documentary about Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's 2020 run for the presidency,...

 2021-09-16 23:23 

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F-35 fighter jets may fall behind adversaries, House committee warns...

The House Armed Services Committee recently warned that the U.S.'s F-35 weapons system may struggle to keep up with the country's adversaries that are making defense improvements at a more rapid pace....

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