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Portugal's political fate uncertain after govt budget defeat

4 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

Portugal's president says the ballot box is the best way of breaking a political stalemate after the country's parliament threw out the government's proposed state budget for...
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Biden has a new spending plan he thinks all Dems will support, potentially ending months of gridlock, Washington Post reports

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden. Rick Loomis/Getty Images President Joe Biden is set to announce a compromise spending plan on Thursday, The Washington Post said . Sources told the paper...
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Trump attacked Mark Zuckerberg in an angry statement, claiming $400 million he donated to help local election offices makes him a 'criminal'

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images Donald Trump attacked Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, calling him a 'criminal.' Trump baselessly suggested that...
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10 Things in Politics: Dems slash Biden's agenda in search for a deal

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Doing Popular Things Won't Save the Democratic Party

5 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Democrats have heard a lot, in recent weeks, about what they don't want to hear. Earlier this month, The New York Times' Ezra Klein ran a piece about the data analyst David...
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The Electric Vehicle Revolution Needs a Recycling Revolution, Too

The Electric Vehicle Revolution Needs a Recycling Revolution, Too

5 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Late last June, a fire broke out at an abandoned paper mill in the small town of Morris about 60 miles south of Chicago. The firefighters who rushed to the scene discovered its...
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Tucker Carlson's new documentary suggests the Capitol riot was a false flag meant to demonize conservatives

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tucker Carlson speaking on "Patriot Purge" Fox News Tucker Carlson's new documentary baselessly suggests the January 6 riot was a false flag. The trailer for "Patriot Purge...
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Thomas L. Friedman: Biden and Mother Nature have reshaped the Middle East | GUEST COMMENTARY

5 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

So, I just have one question: Should I point out how President Joe Biden's withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan is already reshaping Middle East politics - mostly for the...
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Meeting Between Francis and Biden Will Highlight Their Rift With American Bishops

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The pope and president, who meet at the Vatican on Friday, are the common targets of conservative American bishops seeking to undercut them.
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First Covid raised the murder rate. Now it's changing the politics of crime

First Covid raised the murder rate. Now it's changing the politics of crime

5 hours ago   |   Politico

ATLANTA - Volkan Topalli had just purchased two bags of potting soil at a Buckhead Home Depot when he heard a commotion. A fight that broke out at a neighboring pool party was...
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Biden heads to Capitol to pitch $1.75 trillion agenda, unite Democrats

Biden heads to Capitol to pitch $1.75 trillion agenda, unite Democrats

President Joe Biden is traveling to Capitol Hill to pitch House Democrats on a dramatically scaled back domestic policy package. Read more ...

Merriam-Webster has added 455 new words to the dictionary. Here are a few...

Merriam-Webster has added 455 new words to the dictionary. Here are a few highlights

You'll likely recognize some of the words that came out of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

All the Harry Potter Movies, Ranked

All the Harry Potter Movies, Ranked

Blame ABC Family for playing Sorcerer's Stone on repeat throughout the 2000s, but for many Millennials a chill in the air demands curling up on the couch for a Harry Potter... Read more ...

19-year-old killed in Portland double shooting identified; suspect arrested

19-year-old killed in Portland double shooting identified; suspect arrested

A double shooting in the Portland neighborhood left one person dead. Read more ...

Survive a tornado: 5 things you need to do now

Survive a tornado: 5 things you need to do now

Tornadoes can destroy buildings, flip cars and cause significant damage. Here's what you need to do to prepare your family. Read more ...

Cincinnati restaurant decks out rooftop with heated igloos, greenhouses

Cincinnati restaurant decks out rooftop with heated igloos, greenhouses

As winter approaches, a popular downtown Cincinnati restaurant and bar is adding heated igloos and greenhouses to its rooftop. Read more ...

After testing about 2,000 options, Ashley Christensen debuts her entry in...

After testing about 2,000 options, Ashley Christensen debuts her entry in chicken sandwich wars

Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen will open her first fast-casual chicken restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 30, in Raleigh. Read more ...

Live updates: Big Oil CEOs set to testify before House Oversight Committee

Executives from Chevron, Exxon, Shell, BP, the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will speak for the first time about reports that they tried to... Read more ...

Is America about to our blow our best-and perhaps last-chance for paid leave?

The Democrats' paid family leave provision may be sacrificed to win over Sen. Joe Manchin. Read more ...

Moscow is going on its strictest lockdown yet as Russian COVID-19 deaths...

Russian President Vladimir Putin Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Russia has been in a COVID-19 lockdown for nine days as case numbers rise in the country. Only essential... Read more ...