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U.K.'s newest carrier joins IS fight, stirs Russian interest

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Britain's newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is helping to take on the "lion's share" of operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq, U.K. naval commanders...
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American Airlines cancels flights amid surge in travel demand, cites ‘labor shortages'

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

People excited to travel again could face some major headaches this summer as a major airline is canceling flights because of staff shortages amid a surge in travel...
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Ransomware gangs get paid off as officials struggle for fix

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

If your business falls victim to ransomware and you want simple advice on whether to pay the criminals, don't expect much help from the U.S. government. The answer is apt to...
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WRAP UP: Scott Perry Had a Bad Week

3 hours ago   |   DCCC

Rep. Scott Perry's blatant and dangerous extremism got him in hot water back home. Here is a look back at Perry's bad week: FACT-CHECKED: Perry Lied About The Election Being...
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Iran's next president gives Biden a new nuclear headache

Iran's next president gives Biden a new nuclear headache

5 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Iran has chosen a new president, which means Joe Biden faces a new dilemma. Ebrahim Raisi, the victor in Iran's recent, tightly controlled election, is not just any hardline...
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Facebook launches podcasts, live audio service

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals. The company says it is allowing...
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Massachusetts reports new low for coronavirus hospitalizations, U.S. death and case averages drop to milestone

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts health officials on Monday reported five more coronavirus deaths and 48 new cases, continuing the trend of lower numbers amid the vaccine rollout. The number of...
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Supreme Court sides with athletes over NCAA rules on compensation

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday that NCAA rules limiting education-related benefits - like computers and paid internships offered to college athletes...
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Maya Wiley says she should be mayor of New York. Former City Hall colleagues aren't so sure

Maya Wiley says she should be mayor of New York. Former City Hall colleagues aren't so sure

6 hours ago   |   Politico

NEW YORK - The leading liberal candidate in the New York mayor's race already knows City Hall well: She spent more than two years as legal counsel to Mayor Bill de Blasio. But...
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In Senate vote, Biden sees 'step forward' for elections bill

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The White House said Monday it views the Senate's work on an elections bill overhaul and changes being offered by Sen. Joe Manchin as a “step forward," even though...
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Trump Supporters Openly Discussed Armed 'Revolution' Before Capitol Riot: FBI Report

New information raises even more troubling questions about the FBI's lack of action ahead of the Jan. 6 violence. Read more ...

'French democracy is sick.' Low election turnout sparks grave concern

Turnout in regional elections slumped as voters struggle to find a party to believe in. Read more ...

Voting Rights Bill a Test for Biden's Global Democracy Agenda

Why HR 1, known as the For the People Act, is intricately linked with Biden's foreign policy. Read more ...

Dems Turning 'Homeland Security' Into a Political Weapon

At the behest of partisan Democrats, the organization created to protect us all from another 9/11 will now turn its forces and energy on American civilians. Read more ...

Drop in Support for Grassley Should Worry Senate GOP

There have been a few constants over the past 40 or so years in Iowa: the butter cow at the state fair, the dominance of the University of Iowa's wrestling team and Chuck Grassley. Read more ...

The Books Are Already Burning

The question is only: How long will decent people stand by quietly and watch it happen? Read more ...

Moms Pusing Back Against Critical Race Theory

Nationwide, mothers in school districts are pushing back against Marxist-infused critical race theory curricula in order to protect their children. Read more ...

European Union to launch rapid response cybersecurity team

Barrage of cyberattacks pushes EU to pool powers to fight hackers. Read more ...

Taliban take key Afghan district, adding to string of gains

Taliban fighters took control of a key district in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province Monday and encircled the provincial capital, police said, as the insurgent group added... Read more ...

Book: Trump Wanted to Send Infected Americans to Gitmo

Book: Trump Wanted to Send Infected Americans to Gitmo

In the early months of the pandemic last year, then-President Trump wanted to send Americans infected with COVID-19 to the same place his Republican predecessor sent enemy... Read more ...