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 2021-01-24 18:55 

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University of Michigan halts athletic events after new COVID-19 strain detected...

The University of Michigan is halting activities including athletic practices, training sessions and games after the state's health department detected a new strain of COVID-19 thought to have originated in the U.K....

 2021-01-24 18:24 

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National Guard will stay in Washington though March due to Trump impeachment trial: report...

Thousands of National Guard troops will remain in Washington, D.C....

 2021-01-24 18:17 

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US carrier group enters South China Sea amid tensions between China, Taiwan...

A U.S. aircraft carrier group entered the South China Sea on Sunday with the stated intent to promote "freedom of the seas," according to the U.S....

 2021-01-24 18:12 

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Senators spar over validity of Trump impeachment trial...

Senators from both parties dueled over the legality of impeaching a former president on the Sunday political talk show circuit this week, indicating that resistance within the GOP caucus will complicate efforts to reach the 67-...

 2021-01-24 18:00 

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Urgent: Extend New START treaty with Russia now...

Without it, our societies are more vulnerable to a cyber-fast nuclear accident or incident....

 2021-01-24 17:15 

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New Defense secretary orders assessment of sexual assault prevention programs...

Newly sworn-in Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has reportedly requested reports on military sexual assault prevention programs from senior leadership and ordered a review of them...

 2021-01-24 17:00 

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Director says film about Khashoggi shunned by all major global distributors...

Award-winning director Bryan Fogel told Hill.TV that his documentary about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was shunned by all major global distributors....

 2021-01-24 17:00 

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Biden can hold China accountable for human rights abuses by divesting now...

Use Wall Street to promote human rights in China by stopping Beijing from raising money in U.S. capital markets....

 2021-01-24 16:37 

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Sunday shows - Biden agenda, Trump impeachment trial dominate...

President Biden's agenda in his first days in office and the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump dominated the political interview shows Sunday morning....

 2021-01-24 16:30 

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Durbin: Senate should consider changes to filibuster...

A senior Democratic senator indicated Sunday that he believed his party should consider scrapping the Senate's filibuster rule if Republicans prove unwilling to compromise on legislation pursued by the Biden administration....

 2021-01-24 16:30 

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Undoing Trump will take more than executive orders...

The new administration may run into a judicial brick wall....

 2021-01-24 16:26 

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Birx on COVID deniers inside White House: 'There were people who definitely believed that this was a hoax'...

Former White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx said in an interview aired Sunday that there were "definitely" people within the White House who believed the virus to be a hoax....

 2021-01-24 16:20 

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GOP senator: Impeachment a 'moot point' after Trump's exit...

A Republican senator indicated Sunday that he didn't believe it was constitutional for the Senate to pursue a conviction of former President Trump on an article of impeachment charging him with inciting an insurrection....

 2021-01-24 16:11 

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Getting to herd immunity before next school year 'an ambitious goal,' says surgeon general nominee...

Dr. Vivek Murthy, President Biden's nominee for surgeon general, said on Sunday that achieving herd immunity was an "ambitious goal," while stressing that vaccine distribution should be the main focus....

 2021-01-24 16:08 

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Fauci: 'We have to assume now' that British virus strain can 'cause more damage'...

Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious diseases expert, said recent data reported by the British government suggest a new, more virulent strain of the coronavirus is also more deadly, but said U.S....

 2021-01-24 16:00 

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NASA demonstrates why rocket science is still hard with the SLS test...

The Space Launch Systems has proven how rocket science is hard, especially when the original design was mandated by Congress....

 2021-01-24 16:00 

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QAnon enters new period of danger, opportunity...

Former President Trump's exit from office marks a new period for QAnon, and a new opportunity for those interested in stifling it....

 2021-01-24 15:31 

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Ted Cruz, Seth Rogen trade insults as Twitter spat flares...

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 2021-01-24 15:30 

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The beasts that lurk among us — and the American saga...

Political uprisings and violence fueled the flames that forged the nation....

 2021-01-24 15:26 

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Klobuchar says impeaching a former president is constitutional: 'We have precedent'...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Sunday defended the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump, saying it is constitutional and dismissing arguments of her Republican colleagues....

 2021-01-24 15:16 

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Rubio: Trump impeachment trial is 'stupid'...

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that he would vote to dismiss the article of impeachment against former President Trump at the earliest opportunity, calling the upcoming Senate trial detrimental to national unity....

 2021-01-24 15:00 

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Joe Biden faces difficult health care issue buried with coronavirus crisis...

Our mental health and nutrition have taken the back seat....

 2021-01-24 14:59 

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Sanders: Senate may use budget reconciliation to pass Biden agenda...

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 2021-01-24 14:47 

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Romney noncommittal on impeachment vote but says trial is likely constitutional...

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 2021-01-24 14:29 

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HHS nominee: Country is in a COVID-19 'nosedive'...

President Biden's Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra said Sunday that the country was experiencing an uncontrolled spread of the virus....

 2021-01-24 14:00 

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Cancel culture comes for the moderates...

In the history of cancel culture, it's hard to find a case where, after an inappropriate firing, an employer had the courage to admit that it had acted rashly and rehire the victim....

 2021-01-24 13:53 

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Tacoma police vehicle plows through crowd watching street race...

A police officer in Washington state has been temporarily placed on leave after his patrol vehicle plowed through a crowd of pedestrians late Saturday, The Tacoma News-Tribu...

 2021-01-24 13:50 

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Birx says she 'always' considered quitting Trump COVID-19 task force...

Deborah Birx said in a new interview that she "always considered" resigning from the White House coronavirus task force while President Trump was in office....

 2021-01-24 13:26 

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Thousands detained at pro-Navalny rallies in Moscow...

Russian police detained thousands of people who turned out to protest in support of Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader arrested last weekend upon his return to Moscow....

 2021-01-24 13:00 

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Here are the executive actions Biden will take this week...

Joe Biden will spend the second week of his presidency in much the same way he spent his first: signing a slew of executive actions intended to roll back certain Trump administration policies while implementing his own....

 2021-01-24 13:00 

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Why work? It's a question the Supreme Court will answer...

The high court will decide whether a work requirement promotes the objectives of the Medicaid program....

 2021-01-24 12:52 

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Trump pressed DOJ to go to Supreme Court in bid to overturn election: report...

Former President Trump reportedly pressed the Department of Justice (DOJ) to take his bid to overturn the results of the presidential election all the way to the Supreme Court, but the effort hit a dead end after opposition from the agency's leade...

 2021-01-24 12:30 

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Biden expands on Obama ethics pledge...

President Biden addressed concerns by government watchdog groups in the first days of his presidency by issuing an ethics pledge for administration officials that builds on an Obama-era policy for White House staffe...

 2021-01-24 12:00 

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Biden faces tough choices on trade after Trump...

President Biden is facing tough choices on trade policy after four years of rising tensions, steep tariffs and isolationism from former President Trump....

 2021-01-24 11:00 

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The Memo: Biden gambles that he can do it all...

President Biden is seeking to push forward on multiple fronts right away, even as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-01-24 04:14 

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Authorities investigating explosion at Los Angeles church...

Federal and local authorities are investigating vandalism and an explosion that occurred overnight Saturday at a Los Angeles County church that had recently been the subject of controversy over its language against...

 2021-01-24 03:50 

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NYT: Rep. Perry played role in alleged Trump plan to oust acting AG...

Pennsylvania Rep....

 2021-01-24 02:31 

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Arizona GOP censures top state Republicans McCain, Flake and Ducey...

The Arizona Republican Party, in an anticipated move Saturday, approved resolutions censuring Gov. Doug Ducey (R), former GOP Sen. Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, the widow of the late Arizona Sen....

 2021-01-24 02:09 

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Indoor portions of National Mall closed due to COVID-19...

All indoor portions of the National Mall, including the Washington Monument, are closed due to COVID-19 precautions as of Saturday, the National...

 2021-01-24 01:46 

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Biden leans on Obama-era appointees on climate...

President Biden has begun to draft officials to lead his primary environmental agencies, turning to former Obama-era appointees, nonprofit leaders and longtime congressional aides to enact his climate vision....

 2021-01-24 01:32 

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FBI finds 33 missing children in anti-trafficking operation...

Thirty-three children were recovered in an anti-trafficking operation in Los Angeles dubbed "Operation Lost Angels"...

 2021-01-24 01:23 

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AstraZeneca vaccine distribution begins in Brazil...

Brazil began distributing close to 2 million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Saturday, Brazilian health officials announced....

 2021-01-24 00:44 

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Biden and UK prime minister discuss NATO, multilateralism during call...

President Biden on Saturday committed to strengthening the United States' relationship to the United Kingdom and its other NATO allies in a phone call with U.K....

 2021-01-23 23:59 

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Two men plead guilty to charge in Minneapolis police precinct fire during George Floyd protests...

Two St....

 2021-01-23 23:33 

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Texas man charged for alleged role in Capitol riots, online death threats to Ocasio-Cortez...

A Texas man faces federal charges for his suspected involvement in the violent Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot at the Capitol, as well as for online death threats allegedly made against Rep....

 2021-01-23 23:16 

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Kentucky Republican committee rejects resolution urging McConnell to condemn Trump impeachment...

The Republican Party of Kentucky's State Central Committee voted on Saturday to reject a resolution that called for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to condemn th...

 2021-01-23 23:00 

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Section 230's unconstitutional delegation of power to Big Tech...

In the frenzied days after Democrats won control of Congress and the presidency, and rioters invaded the Capitol,...

 2021-01-23 22:45 

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Justice Department, FBI debating whether to charge all those involved in Capitol riots: WaPo...

Justice Department and FBI officials are reportedly discussing whether or not everyone who stormed the Capitol on Jan....

 2021-01-23 22:32 

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DC residents jumped at opportunity to pay for meals for National Guardsmen...

Washington, D.C., residents covered the meals of six National Guardsmen who were eating at St. Anselm restaurant on Friday....

 2021-01-23 22:00 

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Capitol insurrection fallout: A PATRIOT Act 2.0?...

As the more than 70 arrests and indictments made so far in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021 incident clearly demonstrate, we don't need a "PATRIOT Act 2.0" in response to the #CapitolRiot....

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