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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: It’s very difficult to get access to antiviral COVID treatments — Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits…

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This Supreme Court Case Could Destroy Water Protections

The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear a case brought by two Idaho residents who have fought the Environmental Protection Agency for years over…

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Here’s how Republicans ‘dismembered’ a Democratic stronghold

Scroll through our visual guide to see why proposed Tennessee maps amount to a masterclass in gerrymandering Republican lawmakers in Tennessee gave final approval on…

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How Senate Dems reaped the benefits from 2 little-known GOP maneuvers

Senate Democrats lost their fight to weaken the filibuster, but they’re capitalizing big on another rules change — that the GOP pushed. After an Obama…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly antibody treatments — Fauci: “Confident” Omicron…

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Governments around the world used Covid to erode human rights – report

Transparency International ranking reveals decade of standstill on tackling corruption, with many countries reaching historic lows in 2021 Reparations to the Caribbean could break the…

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The filibuster’s archnemesis

Republicans may capitalize first on Democrats’ plan to weaken the filibuster. That’s OK with Jeff Merkley. “Yes!” the Oregon progressive says when asked if he’d…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Fauci: “Confident” Omicron cases will peak in February. Vaccines: The shifting definition of fully vaccinated. Politics: New York Supreme Court strikes down Gov. Hochul’s…

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RFK Jr. remarks on Anne Frank, vaccines draw condemnation

Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made “deeply offensive” comments when he suggested things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank,…

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“The Janes”: Meet the Women Who Formed a Collective to Provide Safe Abortions Before Roe v. Wade

As conservative justices on the Supreme Court threaten to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortions nationwide, we speak to the…

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Supreme Court declines GOP challenge against House proxy voting

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) seeking to revive his legal challenge against the…

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U.S. cops killed “at least 1,134” people last year

Police in the U.S. killed “at least 1,134” people last year, a significant rise on 2020. Nearly half the killings were mental health/welfare checks. Black…

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The End Of Affirmative Action? Supreme Court To Hear Challenges To Race-Based Admissions At Harvard, UNC

On Monday, the Supreme Court announced it will reconsider race-based affirmative action at one private school, Harvard, and one state school, the University of North…

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Biden weighs troop deployment near Ukraine as U.S. orders embassy families out, issues travel warnings

Defense Secretary Austin briefed Biden on U.S. military options for responding to Russia, including moving U.S. troops to countries bordering Ukraine. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/defense-secretary-presents-biden-options-us-response-russia-rcna13240 Droolin’ Dog…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Fauci: “Confident” Omicron cases will peak in February — FDA OKs antiviral drug remdesivir for non-hospitalized patients — Walensky: CDC language “pivoting” on “fully…

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Taiwan scrambles jets after detecting largest Chinese air force incursion since October

Taiwan’s defense force said 39 Chinese warplanes flew into its Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Sunday. Why it matters: The largest Chinese air force…

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Police use water cannon at Brussels protest against Covid rules – video

Violent clashes broke out between police and people protesting against Covid-19 restrictions in Brussels on Sunday. Police used teargas and fired water cannon in an…

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Julian Assange wins first stage of attempt to appeal against extradition

WikiLeaks founder is seeking to appeal against ruling that he can be sent to US to face espionage charges The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will…

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Australian government buys copyright to Aboriginal flag in $20m deal

Deal includes payment to designer Harold Thomas and terminates commercial licences, meaning flag now ‘belongs to everyone’, federal minister for Indigenous Australians says Download the…

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Arizona Republicans propose major changes to elections after GOP review finds no fraud

A number of provisions in the two dozen bills appear inspired by debunked conspiracies and Trump’s false claims that the 2020 election was stolen. Source:…

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Cheney hits Gingrich for saying Jan. 6 panel members may be jailed

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wy.) slammed former Republican Speaker Newt Gingrich after he suggested that members of the select congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Fauci: “Confident” Omicron cases will peak in February — FDA OKs antiviral drug remdesivir for non-hospitalized COVID patients — Walensky: CDC language “pivoting” on…

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