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House panel approves bill to grant D.C. statehood

The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday advanced legislation that would make Washington, D.C. the 51st state, setting the stage for a vote by the full…

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Viewers stunned as Fox News host praises Biden for ‘iconic’ speech

Fox News’ Harris Faulker is great at reciting GOP talking points, like so many of her colleagues. But on Tuesday, the conservative cable news host…

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Biden moves to strengthen the EPA after agency suffered ‘brain drain’ under Trump

The Biden administration has asked Congress for more than $110 million to hire scientists and other staff at the Environmental Protection Agency, which was decimated…

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Top Michigan GOP official unloads on his own colleagues after contracting COVID-19 at ‘required’ maskless event

A top Republican leader in Michigan was left seething after having to attend a maskless political meeting at a restaurant which ultimately led to him…

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Arkansas joins Georgia in passing voting restrictions

On April 13, Arkansas approved of three bills (Senate Bill 486, Senate Bill 487, and House Bill 1715) which, much like Georgia’s own recent legislation,…

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The problem with ‘deprogramming’ QAnon followers

Recent calls to deprogram QAnon conspiracy followers are steeped in discredited notions about brainwashing. As popularly imagined, brainwashing is a coercive procedure that programs new…

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‘Now, we need to make the change permanent’: FDA lifts abortion pill restriction during pandemic

Healthcare providers, reproductive rights advocates, and progressive politicians are not only celebrating the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision this week to lift a restriction…

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Biden says the U.S. will begin Afghanistan troop withdrawal on May 1

President Biden said in a speech Wednesday that it’s “time to end America’s longest war,” as his administration outlines plans to begin a withdrawal of…

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Denmark Drops AstraZeneca Vaccine, Citing Rare Side Effects, Epidemic ‘Under Control’

The Danish Health Authority said it will continue its vaccination campaign without the shot made by AstraZeneca, but said its benefits outweigh the risks for…

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‘That is not how it works’: Jen Psaki dismantles conservative reporter’s factually incorrect question

During a press conference at the White House this Wednesday, reporter Owen Jensen from the Catholic news network EWTN asked Jen Psaki a question regarding…

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Capitol cop cleared by DOJ in fatal shooting of Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt during Jan. 6 riot

The U.S. Department of Justice will not file charges against a U.S. Capitol police officer who fatally shot a woman during the Jan. 6 insurrection….

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Capitol Police officer who shot pro-Trump rioter Ashli Babbitt on Jan. 6 won’t face charges

The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt on Jan. 6 as she joined a pro-Trump mob ransacking the Capitol will…

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U.S. intelligence expects a stormy year in the Middle East

Ongoing conflicts, economic crises and the fallout from COVID-19 will likely destabilize several countries in the Middle East in 2021 and could even put some…

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Former GOP candidate for Senate arrested in racist extortion plot

A former Republican candidate for U.S. Senate has been arrested by police in Colorado and charged with felony criminal extortion as well as misdemeanor ethnic…

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Trump, defying custom, hasn’t given the National Archives records of his speeches at political rallies

Public figures live on within the words they are remembered by. To understand the effect they had on history, their words need to be documented….

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Woman blames Trump for anti-vaxxer friend’s COVID-19 death: ‘He could have saved so many lives’

After a West Virginia woman died from COVID-19, her best friend blames former president Donald Trump’s refusal to enthusiastically embrace vaccinations. The former president got…

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Man who ‘invited Christ back into our Capitol’ during pro-Trump riot has been arrested

Michael Lee Roche was arrested Tuesday for storming the U.S. Capitol, like hundreds of others, on January 6. But unlike most, Roche was crystal clear…

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Biden says he will not pass war in Afghanistan to a fifth president

President Biden will say in a speech Wednesday that it’s “time to end America’s longest war,” as he sets out plans to withdraw all U.S….

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“We are talking to China about talking”: John Kerry’s long road ahead on climate

Yes, special climate envoy John Kerry’s really in China and no, don’t look for a huge breakthrough between the world’s two largest carbon-emitting nations. Driving…

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Hundreds of corporations sign statement in massive condemnation of voting restrictions

Hundreds of companies and executives released a letter on Wednesday condemning legislation that restricts “any eligible voter from having an equal and fair opportunity to…

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White House Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11

NPR’s Noel King talks to former State Department official Laurel Miller about the U.S. decision to withdraw all of its troops from Afghanistan after 20…

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