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 2022-09-23 17:19 

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Moderna asks FDA to authorize omicron booster shots for kids as young as 6...

Moderna on Friday said it has asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize its COVID-19 bivalent booster shot for adolescents and children as young as 6 years old. The application for children ages 6 months to under 6 years is expected to be ...

 2022-09-23 17:15 

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Dow hits lowest point since 2020 as recession fears grow...

Markets are bottoming out as they process the latest interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve in its battle to fight the highest inflation seen in 40 years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped below 29,400 midday Friday to its lowest point in nea...

 2022-09-23 16:42 

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House GOP strays away from sore subjects in platform rollout...

MONONGAHELA, Pa. House Republicans avoided sore subjects like abortion, election denialism and former President Trump as they rolled out their "Commitment to America" midterm messaging and policy platform on Friday. Instead, the GOP leaned into th...

 2022-09-23 16:09 

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'Incel' movement has ramped up calls for violence, report says...

The largest online forum of the "incel" movement has seen an increase in calls for violence, according to a new report released on Friday. The Center for Countering Digital Hate found a 59 percent increase in the use of terms and codewords related...

 2022-09-23 15:41 

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Streisand praises Ukraine's 'courage' in Zelensky call, raises money for aid...

Barbra Streisand is using her voice to aid Ukraine in its war against Russia, saying she shares a strong connection with the country through her familial roots. The "People" singer connected with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday ...

 2022-09-23 15:34 

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Military innovation office launching effort to asses cryptocurrency threats to national security...

The innovation office of the U.S. military is introducing an effort to assess cryptocurrency threats to national security and law enforcement, aiding authorities in preventing illegal uses of digital assets. "The program underway here involves mapping...

 2022-09-23 15:17 

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Youngkin meeting with Virginia lawmakers interrupted by heated exchange over transgender policy...

A heated exchange between Virginia Reps. Bob Good (R) and Abigail Spanberger (D) over Gov. Glenn Youngkin's (R) recent policy on transgender students interrupted a meeting between the governor and the state's congressional delegation, according to...

 2022-09-23 15:03 

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Top Trump allies launch super PAC to back endorsed candidates...

A group of current and former aides to former President Trump is launching a new super PAC that could boost Trump-endorsed candidates in the midterms and potentially lay the groundwork for a 2024 campaign if the former president opts to run. The former pr...

 2022-09-23 14:50 

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South Korean president caught on hot mic insulting US Congress...

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol was caught on a hot mic insulting the U.S. Congress, after President Biden promised several billion dollars for a global health initiative on Wednesday. "How could Biden not lose damn face if these f—ers do n...

 2022-09-23 14:26 

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Twitter whistleblower: Company's tolerance of Trump led to taking 'extreme risk'...

Former Twitter employee Anika Navaroli said the company's tolerance of former President Trump led her to take the "extreme risk" of testifying before the Jan. 6 Committee, according to an interview with The Washington Post. "I realize that...

 2022-09-23 14:10 

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GOP launches Hispanic Heritage Month ad campaign...

The Republican Party on Friday is launching a five-figure ad buy celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, targeting Latino voters in key battleground states. The Republican National Committee (RNC) will buy print, radio, television and digital ads in Hispanic...

 2022-09-23 14:09 

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These states have the most people quitting their jobs as 'Great Resignation' continues...

The Great Resignation is still on....

 2022-09-23 14:08 

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Biden announces $1.5B in funding to battle opioid overdoses, support recovery...

President Biden on Friday announced that his administration would distribute $1.5 billion to states and territories, including tribal lands, to fund responses to opioid overdoses and support recovery. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

 2022-09-23 13:35 

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Nicaragua takes Spanish-language CNN off the air amid government crackdown...

The Nicaraguan government has taken Spanish-language CNN off the air as part of an ongoing government crackdown in the Central American country. CNN en Espaol went off the air overnight Wednesday, the outlet reported, saying cable operators in the country...

 2022-09-23 12:57 

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'Urgent crisis': LA to make overdose antidote available in K-12 schools...

After several recent fentanyl-related overdoses, including the death of a 15-year-old girl, the Los Angeles Unified School District is providing all of its schools with a medication that can reverse opioid overdoses....

 2022-09-23 12:56 

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Walmart plans to hire 40,000 for the holidays...

Walmart is planning to hire 40,000 U.S. associates this holiday season....

 2022-09-23 12:10 

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Breyer warns Supreme Court justices: Rigid opinions could 'bite you in the back'...

Former Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer warned current justices in his first televised interview since leaving the court this summer that writing opinions "too rigidly" can "bite you in the back." "You start writing too rigidly and...

 2022-09-23 11:41 

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US has privately warned Russia of consequences of using a nuclear weapon...

The U.S. has privately been warning the Kremlin for months of consequences if they use a nuclear weapon in their conflict with Ukraine, according to officials. Anonymous officials told The Washington Post that the White House has publicly been purposefull...

 2022-09-23 10:35 

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The Hill's Morning Report — Schumer up against clock, calendar, math...

Congress is battling the clock and the calendar with fewer than three legislative days to fund the government. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who demonstrated to his colleagues this summer his appetite for backroom deals, is in a bind. W...

 2022-09-23 00:56 

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'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' actor Ryan Grantham gets life sentence for murdering mom...

Former child actor Ryan Grantham has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering his mother....

 2022-09-23 00:49 

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Alex Jones: 'I'm done saying I'm sorry' over false Sandy Hook hoax claims...

Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday told a jury he's "done" apologizing for pushing the conspiracy theory that the 2012 mass shooting that killed 20 children and six teachers at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School w...

 2022-09-23 00:17 

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Iran deals with intense anger over woman's death...

Iran is facing some of its worst unrest in years as protests erupt over the death of a 22-year-old woman in the custody of the state's morality police. Mahsa Amini had been arrested for allegedly wearing a hijab improperly, in violation of Iran's ...

 2022-09-22 23:45 

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NotedDC: Fundraising — and spending — goes big...

Super PACs and party committees filed their latest campaign finance reports this week, and with the high-stakes battles for House and Senate control fully underway the money being spent (and raised) is reaching historic levels. Super PACs have poured more...

 2022-09-22 23:15 

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Former Army reservist, 'avowed white supremacist' sentenced to 4 years in prison for Jan. 6 attack...

A former Army reservist and "avowed white supremacist" has been sentenced to four years in prison for his actions during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. Timothy Louis Hale-Cusanelli was sentenced to 48 months in prison for a felony charge of obstr...

 2022-09-22 23:13 

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Zelensky: Putin troop mobilization 'frank admission' that Russian army has 'crumbled'...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a Thursday address that Russia's mobilization of new troops represents a "frank admission" that its army has "crumbled" during its attack on Ukraine. "Russia's decision on mobiliza...

 2022-09-22 23:06 

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On The Money — Bank chiefs under fire for low savings interest rates...

Lawmakers want to know why interest rates on savings accounts aren't rising as fast as the Federal Reserve's baseline interest rate range. We'll also look at GOP resistance to a key priority for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) and up to $45 billion ...

 2022-09-22 23:06 

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Hillicon Valley — Bill targeting Google, Meta inches ahead...

A journalism antitrust bill targeting Google and Meta advanced out of a Senate committee Thursday after Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) struck a deal. Meanwhile, the National Security Agency (NSA) allegedly gained access to China'...

 2022-09-22 23:06 

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These 9 House Democrats bucked the party and voted against a policing bill...

Nine House Democrats voted against a bill on Thursday that calls for providing federal grants to small law enforcement agencies, bucking the party on the highly anticipated vote. The House approved the bill, titled the Invest to Protect Act, in a 360-64 v...

 2022-09-22 22:52 

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Amazon's 'Thursday Night Football' draws 13 million viewers in debut...

Amazon's first exclusive "Thursday Night Football" game drew in an average of 13 million viewers, according to data from Nielsen. The retail giant's football streaming debut last week, which featured the Kansas City Chiefs against the Los ...

 2022-09-22 22:45 

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Energy & Environment — Manchin's permitting deal hits GOP resistance...

Several Republicans are opposing Sen. Joe Manchin's permitting reform push after the senator released the details of his plan. Meanwhile, a new report found disparities in the country's disaster response. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, yo...

 2022-09-22 22:38 

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Lawmakers push Pentagon to send advanced drones to Ukraine...

A bipartisan group of 17 House lawmakers want the Pentagon to send advanced drones to Ukraine to help in its fight with Russia, arguing the technology could help Kyiv keep the territory it has recently gained. In a letter sent to Defense Secretary Lloyd A...

 2022-09-22 22:37 

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DOJ: States can't penalize VA employees for providing abortion services authorized by federal law...

A statement by the Justice Department released on Wednesday confirmed that states may not penalize employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for facilitating abortions that are permitted under federal law. The Justice Department release backed ...

 2022-09-22 22:23 

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DOJ, DHS face request to investigate DeSantis migrant flights...

The House Homeland Security Committee is asking both the Justice Department (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to open investigations into flights organized by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) transporting asylum seekers to Martha's Vine...

 2022-09-22 22:12 

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Democrat offers resolution marking Atlanta race massacre — 116 years ago today...

Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) on Thursday offered a House resolution calling on Congress to condemn the actions of a white mob that attacked and murdered Black families in Atlanta more than a century ago. The resolution marks three days and four night of v...

 2022-09-22 21:53 

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Defense & National Security — US, allies go after Russia during UN meeting...

The U.S. and its allies vowed to punish Russia over its invasion of Ukraine at a meeting of the United Nations' Security Council. We'll break down the highlights from the meeting. Plus, we'll preview Secretary of State Antony Blinken's mee...

 2022-09-22 21:49 

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Poll news Fetterman up by 5 points, Shapiro up by 10 in Pennsylvania...

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gov. John Fetterman (D) holds a five-point lead over Republican Mehmet Oz in their race for the Senate, according to a new poll from Muhlenberg College and Morning Call. The survey released Thursday also found Democratic Attorney G...

 2022-09-22 21:41 

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Equilibrium/Sustainability — Thousands in Puerto Rico lack basic services...

Puerto Rican officials are trying to reopen roads blocked by damage from Hurricane Fiona — even as the Category 4 storm itself speeds on toward Bermuda and the Canada's Atlantic provinces Maritimes, The Associated Press reported. "No one com...

 2022-09-22 21:39 

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San Francisco OKs surveillance plan allowing police to access private cameras in real time...

San Francisco on Tuesday approved of a new security policy allowing police to access thousands of private cameras in a live feed without a search warrant. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, the legislative body for the city, voted 7-4 to test Mayor L...

 2022-09-22 21:33 

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Latino group: Ted Cruz blocked nomination based on 'outright lie'...

Hispanic advocates slammed Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz for blocking President Biden's nomination of Leopoldo Martnez Nucete as United States executive director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) because of alleged past associations with the Vene...

 2022-09-22 21:16 

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Health Care — White House: Graham abortion bill would be a 'crisis'...

An auction of items that belonged to the late, great Betty White is about to be underway, and you could be the proud owner of her VHS tape collection or even her bedroom door. In health care, the Biden administration is pushing back on Sen. Lindsey Graham...

 2022-09-22 21:07 

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Arizona, Georgia Senate races remain close: poll...

Closely watched Senate races in the swing states of Arizona and Georgia remain tight, according to two new polls released by progressive think tank Data for Progress Thursday. In Georgia, the race between incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) and Republican ...

 2022-09-22 21:06 

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Laxalt narrowly leads Cortez Masto in Nevada Senate race: poll...

Republican nominee Adam Laxalt narrowly leads Democratic Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in the race for the state's Senate seat, according to a poll from the progressive think thank Data for Progress released on Thursday. Laxalt holds a 1-point le...

 2022-09-22 20:50 

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Herschel Walker exaggerated claims about charity donations: NYT...

Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker exaggerated claims about charity donations his company made to at least four organizations, the New York Times reported Thursday. Through his food-distribution company Renaissance Man Food Services (RMSF...

 2022-09-22 20:47 

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Pentagon: Putin's nuclear threat won't deter US aid to Ukraine...

Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent threat to use nuclear weapons will not staunch U.S. aid to Ukraine, the Pentagon's top spokesperson said Thursday. "In terms of the statements or the announcements coming out of Russia, it does not aff...

 2022-09-22 20:40 

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Special master asks Trump team to back up claim FBI planted evidence...

The special master assigned to review the documents taken during the August search of Mar-a-Lago is asking former President Trump to back up his claim that the FBI planted evidence on his Florida property. Judge Raymond Dearie, the special master selected...

 2022-09-22 20:40 

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Trump to host Mar-a-Lago fundraiser for Maryland governor candidate Dan Cox...

Former President Trump will hold a fundraiser for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Dan Cox (R) at Mar-a-Lago next month, according to a photo of an invitation obtained by The Hill on Thursday. The event will be held on Oct. 17 at Trump's Palm Beach, F...

 2022-09-22 20:36 

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Judge dismisses librarian's defamation lawsuit following conservative attacks over LGBTQ books...

A Louisiana judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit that a librarian filed against two men and a conservative organization last month over statements they made criticizing her for supporting the inclusion in a library of books involving the LGBTQ communi...

 2022-09-22 20:21 

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Judge denies MyPillow exec Lindell's request to shield phone from FBI...

A federal judge on Thursday denied MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's request for a temporary restraining order that would prevent the FBI from accessing his seized cell phone until a hearing occurs in the executive's case against the seizure. U.S. Distr...

 2022-09-22 20:16 

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Cherokee Nation presses for non-voting House seat...

The Cherokee Nation has kickstarted a campaign pressing Congress to honor a 19th century treaty and provide the group with a nonvoting House seat before the end of this legislative session. The move would be a long-delayed honoring of the Treaty of New Ec...

 2022-09-22 20:03 

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Pelosi reaffirms support for Manchin side deal: 'No question'...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday signaled again her support for an effort by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) to expedite energy infrastructure projects as part of a government spending package, even as dozens of House Democrats have opposed such a m...

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