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103-year-old Black woman recalls not being able to vote, now Kamala's her VP

4 minutes ago   |   ABC

The Houston woman said she stayed awake until she heard the last firework celebrating Kamala Harris on Inauguration Day, which was also her birthday.
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Conservatives worry about threat to free speech

8 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

As the new Biden-Harris administration assumes power, the most basic American freedom of speech and expression is under unprecedented threat. For the first time ever, I am...
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Enemies, a Love Story: Inside the 36-year Biden and McConnell Relationship

Enemies, a Love Story: Inside the 36-year Biden and McConnell Relationship

12 minutes ago   |   Politico

The last time Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell faced off, Biden blinked first. It was the winter of 2012. Then, as now, Democrats had just won a presidential election, had a...
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Pfizer and BioNTech will reportedly supply COVID-19 shots to COVAX, the WHO's vaccine scheme for poorer countries, following Biden's commitment to the program

Pfizer and BioNTech will reportedly supply COVID-19 shots to COVAX, the WHO's vaccine scheme for poorer countries, following Biden's commitment to the program

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Pfizer and BioNTech will supply COVID-19 vaccines to COVAX, the World Health Organization scheme designed to share doses with poorer countries, two...
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Biden's Opportunity to Flip the Script on U.S. Decline | Opinion

18 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

To win the presidency in 2016, Donald Trump exploited a growing gap between the subjective and objective views of America.
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In defiance of Brussels, Moscow & Budapest sign deal making Hungary first EU country to get Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

In defiance of Brussels, Moscow & Budapest sign deal making Hungary first EU country to get Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

24 minutes ago   |   RT

Shortly after becoming the first EU country to approve Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, Hungary has agreed on a three-stage supply deal with Moscow. Budapest will receive its first...
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How Biden's Pandemic Plan Could Effect The Economy

32 minutes ago   |   NPR

President Biden has outlined an aggressive plan to gain control over the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to weigh heavily on the U.S. economy.
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President Biden to increase federal food benefits among executive actions aimed at stabilizing U.S. economy

40 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Biden is asking the Department of Agriculture to allow states to increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits - food assistance formerly called food stamps, and...
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US stocks set to pull back from record highs as COVID and economic worries come to the fore

US stocks set to pull back from record highs as COVID and economic worries come to the fore

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US stocks were set to pull back from record highs and open in the red on Friday, as investors weighed short-term economic gloom against...
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Russian welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

The Kremlin has welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden's proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries, which is set to expire in less...
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7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

During a Thursday hearing, Pete Buttigieg suggested that the Department of Transportation could help in rebuilding the economy. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - causing the comedian, for a second time, to nix scheduled shows because of the bug. Chappelle has not yet... Read more ...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has died after a battle with cancer

Country music singer Randy Parton, brother to Dolly Parton, has died after a battle with cancer. Read more ...

McConnell seeks two-week delay for impeachment trial so Trump can form legal...

McConnell seeks two-week delay for impeachment trial so Trump can form legal team

WASHINGTON - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying Donald Trump's impeachment trial until mid-February, giving the former president's legal... Read more ...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement for Doug Pederson

The former Colts offensive coordinator may not have seemed like an obvious hire, but there are many reasons to think he's an ideal hire fit to replace Doug Pederson in... Read more ...

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a trade to send troubled forward Kevin Porter Jr. to the Houston Rockets for a future draft pick, a person familiar with the... Read more ...

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

President Joe Biden has revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians rejected as political propaganda. Read more ...