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Supreme Court to hear case challenging Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court said Monday that it would hear…

  • May 18th, 2021

Biden health team plans for potential COVID booster shots

By Emily Kopp CQ-Roll Call Senators on Tuesday pressed President Joe Biden’s…

  • May 12th, 2021
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Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, talks to reporters after House Republicans voted to remove her as conference chair in in Washington, D.C. GOP members removed Cheney from her leadership position after she became a target for former President Donald Trump and his followers in the House as she has continually expressed the need for the Republican Party to separate themselves from Trump over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

House Republicans oust Liz Cheney from leadership post

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republicans on Wednesday voted to depose Rep. Liz…

  • May 12th, 2021
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Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, talks to reporters after House Republicans voted to remove her as conference chair in in Washington, D.C. GOP members removed Cheney from her leadership position after she became a target for former President Donald Trump and his followers in the House as she has continually expressed the need for the Republican Party to separate themselves from Trump over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

Judge rejects NRA’s Texas bankruptcy bid as attempt to avoid NY attorney general oversight

NEW YORK — A judge rejected the National Rifle Association’s bid Tuesday…

  • May 11th, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines holding their own against variants

By Rong-Gong Lin II Los Angeles Times Confidence is growing that COVID-19…

  • May 10th, 2021

Treasury readies first batch of $350 billion aid to states, localities

By David Lerman CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON, D.C. — State and local governments…

  • May 10th, 2021
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An aerial view shows the site of a metro train accident after an overpass for a metro partially collapsed in Mexico City. An elevated metro line collapsed in the Mexican capital on Monday, leaving at least 23 people dead and dozens injured as a train came plunging down, authorities said.

At least 23 dead, scores injured after Mexico City Metro overpass collapses onto road

MEXICO CITY — At least 23 people were killed and 65 injured…

  • May 4th, 2021
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An aerial view shows the site of a metro train accident after an overpass for a metro partially collapsed in Mexico City. An elevated metro line collapsed in the Mexican capital on Monday, leaving at least 23 people dead and dozens injured as a train came plunging down, authorities said.

Biden quietly preparing for food stamp increase without Congress

By Mike Dorning Bloomberg News The Biden administration is quietly laying the…

  • May 3rd, 2021
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter arrived on Mars attached to the underbelly of the Perseverance rover in mid-February. It has been deployed and is charging batteries and performing testing ahead of its maiden flight. 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory photo

Mars Helicopter’s inaugural flight postponed until no earlier than Wednesday

By Mike Freeman The San Diego Union-Tribune The first controlled flight of…

  • Apr 13th, 2021
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter arrived on Mars attached to the underbelly of the Perseverance rover in mid-February. It has been deployed and is charging batteries and performing testing ahead of its maiden flight. 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory photo
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The vehicle driven by Tiger Woods is towed away on Hawthorne Boulevard after he ran off the road and sustained injuries on Feb. 23.

Tiger Woods driving more than 80 mph, nearly twice speed limit, prior to crash

By Richard Winton Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was…

  • Apr 7th, 2021
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The vehicle driven by Tiger Woods is towed away on Hawthorne Boulevard after he ran off the road and sustained injuries on Feb. 23.

Americans who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 can travel, CDC says

By Luke Money Los Angeles Times People who are fully vaccinated against…

  • Apr 2nd, 2021

U.S. vaccine hesitancy could mean 4.6 million more COVID-19 cases

By Katia Dmitrieva Bloomberg News The U.S. could experience a “perfect storm”…

  • Mar 23rd, 2021

CDC director warns of possible COVID-19 ‘avoidable surge’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans must recommit to wearing masks and taking other…

  • Mar 22nd, 2021

House sends $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic relief bill to Biden’s desk

By Sarah D. Wire Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House…

  • Mar 10th, 2021

Expanded Child Tax Credit in stimulus could be ‘one of the most impactful efforts to reduce child poverty in decades’

By Elizabeth Thompson The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Low-income families throughout…

  • Mar 9th, 2021

Senate Democrats cut weekly unemployment supplement to $300

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Just a day after unveiling their COVID-19 relief bill,…

  • Mar 5th, 2021
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FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies Tuesday on Capitol Hill before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the January 6th Insurrection, domestic terrorism and other threats.

FBI director: Capitol riot was ‘domestic terrorism’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — FBI Director Christopher A. Wray called the Jan. 6…

  • Mar 2nd, 2021
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FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies Tuesday on Capitol Hill before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the January 6th Insurrection, domestic terrorism and other threats.

With hope in Democrat-led Congress, senator reintroduces gun-buying loophole bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. — This time facing a House and Senate held by…

  • Mar 2nd, 2021

The House is about to pass more COVID-19 relief. What’s in the bill?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package is expected…

  • Feb 24th, 2021

U.S. life expectancy plunged in 2020 by most since World War II

By Alex Tanzi Bloomberg News U.S. life expectancy plunged by a full…

  • Feb 19th, 2021