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Red states on U.S. electoral map lagging on vaccinations

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting...
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House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the issue.
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UK cronyism watchdog queries civil servant's dual job

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The chairman of Britain's cronyism watchdog says the public should be given a "full and frank" explanation as to how a senior civil servant held down a part-time job with a...
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The Latest: US, other nations help with COVAX vaccine effort

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has kicked off an appeal to other countries to help inject $2 billion more to the U.N.-backed program to ship coronavirus vaccines to the...
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US troop pullout will leave behind an uncertain Afghanistan

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The Biden administration's surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to strip the Taliban and the Afghan government of...
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US Capitol Police watchdog to testify on Jan. 6 failures

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The top watchdog for the U.S. Capitol Police will testify for the first time on Thursday about the department's broad failures before and during the Jan. 6 insurrection...
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Biden administration asks Supreme Court not to hear challenge to all-male military draft

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

The government says Congress is studying recommendations that women be required to register, and that constitutional questions can wait.
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Israel on High Alert After Natanz Blast

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Israel is in a state of alert after the explosion at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility.
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Meet the team of Black executives who quickly mobilized hundreds of CEOs to oppose restrictive voting laws

Meet the team of Black executives who quickly mobilized hundreds of CEOs to oppose restrictive voting laws

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hundreds of companies signed a statement Wednesday that condemned restrictive voting laws, like the one passed in Georgia last month. The final...
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Florida's GOP-Controlled House Passes Anti-Trans Bill Targeting Young Athletes

Florida's GOP-Controlled House Passes Anti-Trans Bill Targeting Young Athletes

2 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The legislation reflects a push in Republican-led states to target transgender youth as a culture war issue.
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Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

These are the 6 Republicans who voted against a bipartisan bill on...

These are the 6 Republicans who voted against a bipartisan bill on anti-Asian hate crimes

Summary List Placement The Senate overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday to advance a bill addressing the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by Democrats... Read more ...

Liz Cheney's Answer On If She'd Ever Vote For Trump Stumps Fox News Anchor

Liz Cheney's Answer On If She'd Ever Vote For Trump Stumps Fox News Anchor

Neil Cavuto was not prepared for what the Wyoming congresswoman had to say about the former president. Read more ...

Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu As Asian American Liaison

Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu As Asian American Liaison

The high-level appointment comes after Sens. Duckworth and Hirono criticized the lack of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in senior administration roles. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

Ivanka Trump Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

Donald Trump's daughter told The Associated Press that “getting vaccinated is our best way to beat this virus and protect ourselves and others.” Read more ...

Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

Defense witness blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

MINNEAPOLIS - George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former... Read more ...

Ivanka Trump breaks Twitter silence to posts photos of herself getting a...

Ivanka Trump breaks Twitter silence to posts photos of herself getting a COVID-19 vaccine

Summary List Placement Ivanka Trump, former President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, broke her months-long silence on Twitter to post photos of herself getting a COVID-19... Read more ...

Prosecutors decline to charge officer who fatally shot Jan. 6 Capitol rioter

Prosecutors decline to charge officer who fatally shot Jan. 6 Capitol rioter

Prosecutors will not file criminal charges against the U.S. Capitol Police officer who fired the shot that killed 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt, who was part of a mob trying to... Read more ...

Gensler confirmed as top Wall Street cop, bringing new era of tough scrutiny

Gensler confirmed as top Wall Street cop, bringing new era of tough scrutiny

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Gary Gensler to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, putting in place a battle-tested Wall Street watchdog at a moment when Democrats... Read more ...

Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Black motorist

Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Black motorist

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - A Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Black... Read more ...