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China's Xi visits changed Hong Kong for handover anniversary

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived Thursday in Hong Kong to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the British handover of a city that his rule has transformed from a global hub...
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Key inflation gauge tracked by the Fed remains a high 6.3%

Key inflation gauge tracked by the Fed remains a high 6.3%

5 hours ago   |   Politico

A measure of inflation that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 6.3% in May from a year earlier, unchanged from its level in April. Thursday's report from the...
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It's Not Always About Donald Trump

7 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Donald Trump was the big loser in Tuesday's primaries, when voters rejected several of his handpicked candidates in Colorado. A week earlier, though, he was a winner-or at...
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Opinion | A Grand Compromise on Abortion

Opinion | A Grand Compromise on Abortion

9 hours ago   |   Politico

A decade ago, there was talk of a “grand bargain” in Washington to resolve sharp differences on taxes and government spending. But Democrats and Republicans could not agree...
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Massachusetts State Police fired over vaccine mandate to lose guns, too

Massachusetts State Police fired over vaccine mandate to lose guns, too

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The head of the State Police has informed troopers fired for failing to get COVID shots that their permits to carry firearms will be “expired” as of next week. Col. Christopher...
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Appeals court throws out NC insurance magnate's convictions

15 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out the 2020 conspiracy and bribery convictions of a major political donor in North Carolina and his associate, declaring that the...
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Andrew Giuliani had the name ID and his famous father. He just didn't have the votes

Andrew Giuliani had the name ID and his famous father. He just didn't have the votes

17 hours ago   |   Politico

ALBANY, N.Y. - The name Giuliani wasn't enough to win a statewide race in New York. Andrew Giuliani failed in his first bid for election, coming in a distant second in a...
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Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren say Donald Trump should be held accountable for ‘inciting' Jan. 6 insurrection

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

U.S. Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren said former President Donald Trump should be held accountable for “inciting an armed revolution” on Jan. 6, 2021, following damning...
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Hutchinson Testimony Exposes Tensions Between Parallel Jan. 6 Inquiries

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

That the House panel did not provide the Justice Department with transcripts of Cassidy Hutchinson's interviews speaks to the panel's reluctance to turn over evidence.
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Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Pat Cipollone, Trump's White House Counsel

18 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Mr. Cipollone, who repeatedly fought the president's extreme plans to overturn the election, had resisted publicly testifying to the panel.
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Texas police: 4 migrants killed in smuggling attempt

ENCINAL, Texas - Four migrants died Thursday and three other people were injured in a highway crash in Texas that authorities described as another fatal human smuggling attempt... Read more ...

Iran says it's ready for new talks with US on nuclear deal

By EDITH M. LEDERER UNITED NATIONS - Iran said Thursday it is ready for new indirect talks with the United States to overcome the last hurdles to revive its tattered 2015... Read more ...

Alabama cites abortion ruling in transgender medication case

By KIM CHANDLER MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Days after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can prohibit abortion, Alabama has seized on the decision to argue that the state should... Read more ...

Texas woman accused in cyclist death arrested in Costa Rica

By KEN MILLER A Texas woman suspected in the fatal shooting of professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson at an Austin home has been arrested in Costa Rica, the U.S. Marshals... Read more ...

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in to Supreme Court

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in to Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in on Thursday, the culmination of her historic ascension as the first black woman to claim a seat on the nation's highest... Read more ...

Opinion | 4 Things Biden Can Do Right Now on Abortion

Opinion | 4 Things Biden Can Do Right Now on Abortion

President Joe Biden has vowed his administration would use “all of its appropriate lawful powers” to counter the Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade. But so far... Read more ...

Edibles and beverages laced with cannabis ingredient THC become legal Friday...

Edibles and beverages may contain 5 milligrams of cannabis ingredient THC per serving and 50 milligrams per package. Read more ...

Yvette Herrell OK With Climate Change as Her District Faces Historic...

In yet another tragic and unsettling decision, the Supreme Court stripped the Environmental Protection Agency of nearly all its authority to lead the fight against climate... Read more ...

Could the Supreme Court give Republicans more control over how to run elections?

Conservatives are closer than they've ever been to making the law of the land a once-marginal legal theory that gives state politicians more, unchecked power in how elections... Read more ...

ICYMI: Maryott Doesn't Want to Talk About Abortion, Throws in Lot With...

Nationwide, GOP candidates are scared to talk about their deeply unpopular opinions on abortion rights, and Brian Maryott - who previously expressed support for a total... Read more ...