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Blinken to visit Ukraine this week as Russia invasion threat looms

Secretary of State Antony Tony Blinken will travel to Ukraine on Tuesday as the country faces an ongoing threat of Russian invasion. Driving the news:…

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At least 3 dead after Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami

At least three people are confirmed to have died in Tonga following the undersea volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves toward the island nation and…

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Gallup poll: GOP surged in party preference as Biden slumped

Reproduced from Gallup. (Independents were asked their party leaning.) Chart: Axios Visuals Gallup polling found a huge shift in party preference over the course of…

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A new NASA astronaut corps for the next era in space

NASA’s next crewed missions to the Moon will need a larger, differently-trained and multi-skilled astronaut corps to deliver on the agency’s ambitions. Why it matters:…

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China builds its own movie empire

Data: Gower Street citing Comscore; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/Axios China blocked all four of Disney’s Marvel movies from being released in its theaters last year, a…

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Distrust in political, media and business leaders sweeps the globe

Trust in government is collapsing, especially in democracies, according to a new global survey. Why it matters: People also don’t think media or business leaders…

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Great Resignation boosts White House’s tech talent hunt

The Biden administration wants to capitalize on the Great Resignation to fill thousands of expected government tech and cybersecurity jobs. Why it matters: The administration…

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The hot and not-so-hot job growth centers

Data: Indeed; Chart: Baidi Wang/Axios Job openings have been roaring back across the country, but some metro areas are significantly hotter than others, per a…

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Why young Americans overwhelmingly back Democrats

Reproduced from John Della Volpe (Data: Exit polls, Roper Center for Public Opinion Research). Chart: Axios Visuals Gen Xers have always been a swing voting…

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Gallup poll: GOP surged in party preference as Biden slumped

Reproduced from Gallup. (Independents were asked their party leaning.) Chart: Axios Visuals Gallup polling found a huge shift in party preference over the course of…

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A new NASA astronaut corps for the next era in space

NASA’s next crewed missions to the Moon will need a larger, differently-trained and multi-skilled astronaut corps to deliver on the agency’s ambitions. Why it matters:…

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China builds its own movie empire

Data: Gower Street citing Comscore; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/Axios China blocked all four of Disney’s Marvel movies from being released in its theaters last year, a…

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Distrust in political, media and business leaders sweeps the globe

Trust in government is collapsing, especially in democracies, according to a new global survey. Why it matters: People also don’t think media or business leaders…

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Great Resignation boosts White House’s tech talent hunt

The Biden administration wants to capitalize on the Great Resignation to fill thousands of expected government tech and cybersecurity jobs. Why it matters: The administration…

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There are more transplant patients than ever. COVID makes their lives harder

Data: United Network for Organ Sharing; Chart: Baidi Wang/Axios More than 41,000 Americans underwent an organ transplant in 2021, a new record and a 6%…

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Senators make bipartisan trip to Ukraine after divisive Russian sanctions vote

A bipartisan group of seven U.S. senators met Monday in Kyiv with President Volodymyr Zelensky and other top officials as Ukraine and the West brace…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm lashed much of the East Coast Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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Texas law banning most abortions remains in effect after appeals court ruling

A U.S. appeals court transferred a challenge to Texas’ law banning most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy to the state supreme court in…

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At least 2 dead after Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami

At least two people are confirmed to have died in Tonga following the undersea volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves toward the island nation and…

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Airlines warn of “catastrophic disruption” in 5g service deployment

The CEOs of leading U.S. air cargo and passenger carriers on Monday warned the Biden administration there could be “catastrophic disruption” after AT&T and Verizon…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm lashed much of the East Coast Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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CDC director says COVID-19 messaging should have been clearer

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that the messaging around the…

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