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The Latest: Hong Kong ends lockdown in Kowloon neighborhood

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Hong Kong's government on Monday morning ended an unprecedented lockdown after testing thousands of residents living in an area that had reported an increasing number of coronavirus cases, authorities said.
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Union Organizing Amazon Workers Endorses Nina Turner For Congress

Union Organizing Amazon Workers Endorses Nina Turner For Congress

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union jumps into a competitive House race in Ohio for a soon-to-be-vacant seat. Read more ...

California recall threat puts pressure on Newsom speech

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is set to give perhaps the most important speech of his political life Tuesday, and he's spent weeks laying the groundwork for an upbeat address... Read more ...

Minnesota authorities hail peaceful protests while legislators clash over...

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'Bad news': Wave of GOP retirements signals battles ahead

This is not the way Republicans wanted to begin the year. Missouri's Roy Blunt on Monday became the fifth Republican senator to announce he will not seek reelection, a... Read more ...

Biden hopes to boost offshore wind as Mass. project advances

WASHINGTON - A huge wind farm off the Massachusetts coast is edging closer to federal approval, setting up what the Biden administration hopes will be a model for a sharp... Read more ...

COVID bill to deliver big health insurance savings for many

WASHINGTON - Several million people stand to save hundreds of dollars in health insurance costs, or more, under the Democratic coronavirus relief legislation on track to pass... Read more ...

Child tax credit expansion sets up showdown with GOP

WASHINGTON - The massive coronavirus relief plan making its way to President Joe Biden's desk includes a plan to temporarily raise the child tax credit that could end up... Read more ...

Biden's big relief package a bet gov't can help cure America

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden wants America to know that he's from the government and he's here to help. That sentiment became a well-worn punchline under Ronald Reagan and... Read more ...

Boston no longer has worst traffic in America amid coronavirus pandemic

Boston has managed to shed the dubious distinction of having the worst traffic in America, according to a new report amid the coronavirus pandemic, but a leading transportation... Read more ...

Georgia Senate Passes Sweeping Bill That Attacks Voting Rights

Georgia Senate Passes Sweeping Bill That Attacks Voting Rights

The legislation, which would end no-excuse absentee voting and establish voter ID requirements, is the latest Republican effort to suppress the vote. Read more ...