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DOJ asks federal appeals court to reverse order lifting travel mask mandate

The Justice Department argues that the order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in early 2021 “falls easily within the CDC’s statutory…

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M 4.5 – 36 km NNW of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.5 – 36 km NNW of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan Time 2022-06-01 01:19:44 UTC 2022-06-01 01:19:44 UTC at epicenter Location 42.628°N 142.172°E…

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Soak up the sun

Nearly half of us — regardless of age, race and home state — are deficient in the sun’s vitamin. Why it matters: We need vitamin…

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M 5.1 – 92 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.1 – 92 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea Time 2022-06-01 00:35:15 UTC 2022-06-01 00:35:15 UTC at epicenter Location…

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Republicans hold private boot camp to plan tactics for Biden investigations blitz

Top Republican congressional aides huddled this month with conservative think-tank leaders on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to hone tactics and messaging for Biden administration probes, Axios…

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Teacher closed school door before Uvalde shooting, Texas official says

A Texas official said Tuesday that a teacher closed a door to Robb Elementary School in Uvalde that had been propped open before a gunman…

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Ukraine and Scotland face off on the football field on Wednesday

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Alan Pattullo, specialist sports writer at The Scotsman, about the football match between Scotland and Ukraine. Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/05/31/1102260634/ukraine-and-scotland-face-off-on-the-football-field-on-wednesday Droolin’…

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Russia-Ukraine war: What happened today (May 31)

A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Image credit: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/05/31/1102166665/russia-ukraine-war-what-happened-today-may-31 Droolin’…

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There’s an exodus from Cuba happening

More Cubans are leaving the country than ever before. Cuba is facing its worst economic downturn in decades. Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/05/31/1102260586/theres-an-exodus-from-cuba-happening Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Russia presses a major offensive in eastern Ukraine as other areas regain normalcy

Russian military ambitions have narrowed, but it’s still pressing a major offensive in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, places from which Russian troops retreated are rapidly regaining…

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These Belarusians join the fight against Russia, defying their Moscow-backed regime

Belarusians who see their country’s fate as linked to Ukraine’s victory are joining an anti-Kremlin resistance that includes activists, ex-spies and a Belarusian brigade fighting…

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Supreme Court blocks Texas’ controversial social media law

The Supreme Court has voted 5-4 to block Texas’ social media censorship law, a major boon for tech companies who have been fighting against content…

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BTS in White House: “We were devastated” over surge in anti-Asian hate crimes

Popular Korean pop boy band BTS on Tuesday opened the White House’s daily press briefing to say they were “devastated” over the surge in hate…

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White House will give Fed “space to do its job” to battle historic inflation

Ahead of a rare meeting with the chairman of the Federal Reserve, President Biden said on Tuesday that the White House’s fight against inflation starts…

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Canada poised to pass sweeping gun restrictions in wake of Uvalde and Buffalo

Canada is poised to expand the country’s gun laws prompted by two separate mass shootings in the U.S. this month that left 29 people dead…

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K-Pop stars BTS went to the White House to talk about anti-Asian hate crimes

K-Pop stars BTS met with President Biden Tuesday to talk about inclusion and representation. There’s been an increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans and…

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The prison-industrial complex is an environmental catastrophe

“As a result of being on or near wastelands, prisons constantly expose those inside to serious environmental hazards, from tainted water to harmful air pollutants,”…

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GOP governor says he’d have “conversation” on age limits for AR-15s

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) said on Tuesday that he is open to having a “conversation” on raising minimum age requirements for buying “AR-15-style weapons”…

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Luis J. Rodriguez, the Chicano activist poet running against Gavin Newsom

From gang life and drug addiction in East LA to community organizing, activism, and becoming an internationally acclaimed poet and writer, Luis J. Rodriguez has…

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Authorities ignore Spanish speakers at Uvalde press conferences

Texas authorities dealing with the Uvalde school shooting’s aftermath have so far provided public updates only in English, prompting criticism that the many Spanish speakers in…

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In two photos, see how Bucha is erasing the scars of Russia’s invasion

First came the battle for Bucha. Now there’s the battle to rebuild Bucha. This town was a scene of devastation in the early days of…

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John Durham investigation: Clinton-linked lawyer acquitted of lying to FBI

Michael Sussmann, a lawyer whose firm represented the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2016, was acquitted of a felony charge of lying to the FBI on…

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