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House panel poised to advance bill on slavery reparations

32 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A House panel is expected to advance a decadeslong effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves with a vote Wednesday on legislation that would create a...
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New Treasury office to oversee billions in virus relief help

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Treasury Department has created a new office to supervise the disbursement of the billions of dollars in relief money authorized by Congress to combat the...
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Officer who killed Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot will face no punishment, case closed - DOJ

Officer who killed Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot will face no punishment, case closed - DOJ

2 hours ago   |   RT

The Department of Justice has announced that they have closed their investigation into the death of Ashli Babbitt, who was shot during the January 6 US Capitol riot, and...
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House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would make Washington, DC, the country's 51st state. The Washington, DC...
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The Woodlands congressman stepping aside after 2 decades

3 hours ago   |   ABC

The Montgomery County Republican has served in Congress for more than two decades.
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Joe Biden's Joint Address to Congress Won't Be Attended by All Members

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Because of coronavirus safety protocols, the president's first joint address to Congress will be given to a limited audience.
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Capitol Police riot unit suffered before insurrection, watchdog finds

Capitol Police riot unit suffered before insurrection, watchdog finds

3 hours ago   |   Politico

The Capitol Police unit tasked with containing violent protests is so disorganized and outdated that officers “actively find ways to circumvent getting assigned there,”...
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CIA: Afghan-based terrorists not a major threat

CIA: Afghan-based terrorists not a major threat

3 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

CIA Director William Burns told Congress on Wednesday the U.S. unavoidably will lose some intelligence leverage against extremist threats operating out of Afghanistan if the US...
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Biden's infrastructure plan earmarks $400 billion in home-based care for aging Americans - and it could shake up the lucrative home care industry

Biden's infrastructure plan earmarks $400 billion in home-based care for aging Americans - and it could shake up the lucrative home care industry

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In the White House's $2 trillion funding plan proposed to Congress last month , President Biden tackled the nation's infrastructure and lack of...
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Biden's gamble: Will pulling troops revive extremist threat?

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

BRUSSELS - At its start, America's war in Afghanistan was about retribution for 9/11. Then it was about shoring up a weak government and its weak army so that Osama bin Laden's...
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It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

Kim Godwin, a longtime producer and executive at CBS News, has grabbed the top job at ABC News. The history-making hire, which leaked out last week, sets up Godwin as the first... Read more ...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart, prosecutor says

A prosecutor gave more details Wednesday following two arrests authorities say relate to college student Kristin Smart's disappearance in 1996. Read more ...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and auto races

New York bars and restaurants will soon be able to stay open until midnight beginning next week, pushing back the current 11 p.m. COVID-19 curfew, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced... Read more ...

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

ATLANTA - Ben Askren says his boxing match with Jake Paul isn't for anybody but himself. In the lead-up to the Triller Fight Club headliner on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz... Read more ...

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

DUNEDIN, Fla. - The Yankees dropped another series to a division rival with Wednesday's 5-4 loss, as Bo Bichette led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer off Chad Green to... Read more ...

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Molina is the sixth catcher to hit the 2,000 game mark, but the first to reach that milestone with one team. Read more ...

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

The family of a 16-year-old boy fatally shot by a Maryland state trooper released a statement. Read more ...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

Summary List Placement The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would make Washington, DC, the country's 51st state. The Washington, DC... Read more ...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

The US military will begin a full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan starting on May 1, and complete the process by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks... Read more ...