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 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

Majority of states considering bills limiting transgender access...

Legislators in more than half the states are debating bills to limit access to sports or medical care for transgender people, opening a new front in the wars over LGBT rights that threaten to spill into the courts....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

Pressure builds for companies to incentivize vaccines for workers...

Business groups and the Biden administration are launching a new initiative to persuade companies to provide financial incentives for employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

House Democrats' ambitious agenda set to run into Senate blockade...

House Democrats are planning to pass in the coming weeks an ambitious agenda jam-packed with top legislative priorities that Senate Republicans blocked in the last Congress — likely with the same result, despite their party controlling the upper cha...

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Reason.com

Biden Should Nominate Judges Who Battled the Government in Court...

More criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, and civil rights litigators may soon be appointed to the federal bench....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

DeSantis's rising GOP profile fuels 2024 talk...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has seen his star rise over the past year as Republicans look to him as a potential successor to former President Trump....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

Biden cautious in making Trump tax returns decision...

The Biden administration must decide how to handle House Democrats' request for former President Trump's tax returns....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

The Memo: Is Trump mounting a comeback — or finally fading?...

Could former President Trump be — finally — beginning to fade toward the margins of American political life?...

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Washington Post

'I'll get away with anything': 13 not-so-greatest hits from the Capitol riot arrest records...

A look back at some of the rioters whose actions — apart from overturning the election — cast them in a particularly dim light....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

High alert as new QAnon date approaches Thursday...

Authorities will be on high alert Thursday over a QAnon conspiracy theory prediction, but according to experts chances of violence appear minimal compared to the deadly insurrection on January 6....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Morning Consult

Voters Support Key Provisions of Democrats' Proposed Election, Policing Overhauls...

The post Voters Support Key Provisions of Democrats' Proposed Election, Policing Overhauls appeared first on Morning Consult ....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Washington Post

Keanu Reeves on the joy of writing his first comic book: 'Why not? That sounds amazing!'...

The Internet's favorite...

 2021-03-03 11:00 

The Hill

Lobbying world...

Capitol Counsel named former Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) a partner. Roberts retired in January after serving four terms in the Senate and eight terms in the House....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Center for Immigration Studies

New Leaders of Senate Immigration Panels Identified...
 2021-03-03 11:00 

Center for Immigration Studies

Discouraging Illegal Immigration Without More Walls...
 2021-03-03 11:00 

Washington Post

Sarbanes was his own campaign-finance guinea pig. The House weighs his bill Wednesday....

A small-dollar donor matching system is one part of a major voting-rights and election overhaul bill....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Washington Post

Montgomery asks state if Purple Line can be single-tracked in Bethesda station...

Finding room to rebuild a recreational trail inside the station would save millions, the county says....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Washington Post

Ashes in the mail: Dealing with the loss a loved one has changed in the covid era...

The pandemic has accelerated a shift toward cremation, creating challenges for the Postal Service and altering the way families are saying goodbye to their relatives....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Washington Post

'Coming 2 America's' Jermaine Fowler became a comedian because of Eddie Murphy. Now, he wants to make a name for himself....

Fowler plays the son of Murphy's Prince Akeem in the highly anticipated "Coming to America" sequel....

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Roll Call

Walking '17 Blocks' was 'like crossing a force field'...

One day a couple decades ago, Davy Rothbart asked a kid from the neighborhood if he wanted to walk over to the Capitol. It was only 17 blocks away. "Why?" he remembers the 9-year-old saying. "He had never been there. It was like crossing a for...

 2021-03-03 11:00 

Barron's

In Friday's Jobs Report, Look for Signs of Health After the Winter Virus Wave...

The massive drop in new Covid cases since the January report should coincide with a big uptick in employment at restaurants and other pandemic-sensitive sectors as vaccines are distributed. But beware seasonal factors in education employment, writes Matth...

 2021-03-03 10:59 

Washington Times

Reports: Far-right party draws eye of German intel agency...

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's domestic intelligence agency has put the opposition Alternative for Germany party under observation under suspicion of extreme right sympathies, several media outlets reported Wednesday. The move by the Federal Office for the P...

 2021-03-03 10:59 

WTOP

Reports: Far-right party draws eye of German intel agency...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's domestic intelligence agency has put the opposition Alternative for Germany party under observation under suspicion of......

 2021-03-03 10:55 

Washington Times

Local reports say Myanmar security forces have killed at least 6 anti-coup protesters as authorities...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Local reports say Myanmar security forces have killed at least 6 anti-coup protesters as authorities escalate crackdown....

 2021-03-03 10:55 

WTOP

Local reports say Myanmar security forces have killed at least 6 anti-coup protesters as authorities escalate crackdown...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Local reports say Myanmar security forces have killed at least 6 anti-coup protesters as authorities escalate......

 2021-03-03 10:54 

VOA

Six Journalists Covering Unrest in Myanmar Arrested...

Six journalists have been arrested in Myanmar over their coverage of the anti-coup demonstrations. A lawyer for Thein Zaw of the Associated Press says Thein and five other journalists have been charged under a law that prohibits anyone from causing fear, ...

 2021-03-03 10:48 

Washington Times

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to African nations pick up speed...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - More African countries received the long-awaited first deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, with Kenya and Rwanda benefiting from the global COVAX initiative that aims to ensure doses for the world's low-and middle-incom...

 2021-03-03 10:48 

WTOP

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to African nations pick up speed...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More African countries received the long-awaited first deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, with Kenya and......

 2021-03-03 10:48 

Washington Times

Strong earthquake shakes central Greece, felt in Balkans...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of over 6.0 struck central Greece on Wednesday and was felt as far away as the capitals of neighboring Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro. There were no immediate reports of inj...

 2021-03-03 10:48 

WTOP

Strong earthquake shakes central Greece, felt in Balkans...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck central Greece. There were no immediate......

 2021-03-03 10:47 

Washington Times

Report: No fans from abroad for postponed Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) - The postponed Tokyo Olympics look like they will take place without any fans from abroad when they open in just under five months. The Japanese newspaper Mainichi said on Wednesday the decision had been made to exclude foreign fans. It cited ...

 2021-03-03 10:47 

WTOP

Report: No fans from abroad for postponed Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — The postponed Tokyo Olympics look like they will take place without any fans from abroad when they......

 2021-03-03 10:46 

Washington Times

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck central Greece; no immediate reports of...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck central Greece; no immediate reports of injuries....

 2021-03-03 10:46 

WTOP

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck central Greece; no immediate reports of injuries...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck central Greece; no immediate reports of......

 2021-03-03 10:45 

The Daily Caller

Disney CEO Isn't 'Sure' Movie Theaters Will Ever Go Back To Normal...

Will you go back to theaters?...

 2021-03-03 10:45 

WTOP

Nearly 200 midshipmen moved to hotels as Naval Academy tries to curb COVID-19 spread...

Nearly 200 U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen are now being housed in hotels as the academy tries to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 at the academy Annapolis...

 2021-03-03 10:44 

WTOP

Blast damages Dutch virus test center; experts probe cause...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A blast smashed five windows at a coronavirus testing center in a small Dutch town......

 2021-03-03 10:44 

NPR

Dolly Parton Sings The Benefits Of Getting COVID-19 Vaccination...

Dolly Parton wants people to get vaccinated. To that end, she re-imagined one of her greatest hits. Parton sang an adaptation of...

 2021-03-03 10:43 

WTOP

National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes...

Federal national security officials are set to testify in the second Senate hearing about what went wrong on Jan. 6, facing questions about missed intelligence and botched efforts to quickly gather National Guard troops that day as a violent mob laid sieg...

 2021-03-03 10:40 

WTOP

Hungary pulls its ruling party out of EU's conservatives...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's governing party pulled out of its conservative group in the European Union's legislature on Wednesday......

 2021-03-03 10:35 

Washington Times

2 Philadelphia men charged in crash on New Jersey span...

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - Two Philadelphia men were driving at speeds of over 100 mph when they caused a five-car crash on a bridge in New Jersey, killing a motorist and injuring others, authorities said. Prosecutors in Burlington County on Tuesday announc...

 2021-03-03 10:35 

VOA

COVID-19 And Political Tensions Fuel Anti-Chinese Discrimination In Australia...

According to a new survey, one-in-five Chinese-Australians say they have been physically threatened or attacked because of their heritage in the past year. Respondents to the study by the Sydney-based Lowy Institute have blamed discrimination on the coron...

 2021-03-03 10:32 

The Daily Caller

Sidney Crosby Placed On The NHL's Coronavirus List...

When will he be back?...

 2021-03-03 10:27 

Washington Times

EXPLAINER: Pope's risky Iraq trip aims to boost Christians...

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is pushing ahead with the first papal trip to Iraq despite rising coronavirus infections, hoping to encourage the country's dwindling number of Christians who were violently persecuted during the Islamic State group...

 2021-03-03 10:27 

WTOP

EXPLAINER: Pope's risky Iraq trip aims to boost Christians...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is pushing ahead with the first papal trip to Iraq despite rising coronavirus infections,......

 2021-03-03 10:23 

RealClearPolitics

Newsom's School Plan Unlikely to Stall Recall...

Gov. Gavin Newsom's long-awaited deal aimed at reopening schools is doing little to quell the wave of parent anger that helped propel the recall drive against him, an effort organizers believe will soon qualify for a special election.It also couldn...

 2021-03-03 10:22 

Washington Post

As Texas and Mississippi move to open '100%' and lift mask mandates, health officials warn: 'It's still too early.'...

Republican governors lifted mask mandates and coronavirus restrictions in Texas and Mississippi, inspiring backlash from health experts and Democrats....

 2021-03-03 10:22 

RealClearPolitics

Climate Change Alarmism Takes Another Big Hit...

Throughout the midsection of the United States in February, record frigid temperatures were inconvenient for those politicians who call global warming an "existential threat."Global warming is already here, we are told. However, it didn't feel...

 2021-03-03 10:22 

RealClearPolitics

When Lies Matter More Than Facts...

This week, The New York Times ran a long piece re-reporting a supposed race scandal from Smith College. The scandal, originally reported in midsummer 2018, featured a black student, Oumou Kanoute, who claimed that she was racially profiled while eating in...

 2021-03-03 10:22 

RealClearPolitics

Missing Marizela: Ten Years...

March 5, 2011. I remember the moment like it was yesterday when my family contacted me in a panic to let me know that my 18-year-old cousin and goddaughter, Marizela "EmEm" Perez, had gone missing."Help."It's the text you get in the mi...

 2021-03-03 10:21 

RealClearPolitics

Dems Say Not Leaning Left Will Hurt in '22. Data Say Otherwise....

President Biden faces pressure from the progressive wing of his party on issues ranging from the minimum wage to the .9 trillion COVID relief bill to climate change legislation. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told the Washington Post in mid-January that Bi...

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