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House Oversight Committee subpoenas Trump's accounting firm Mazars again
The House Oversight Committee has issued a new subpoena to accounting firm Mazars USA for a wide swath of records related to former President Donald Trump, which would likely include the ex-President's tax returns.
Vernon Jordan -- Clinton's best friend and my personal mentor
David Gergen writes that Vernon Jordan, former President Bill Clinton's close friend, exemplified what a president's most important asset is -- a confidant whose discretion and independent judgment are guaranteed.
Biden urges patience on Covid as Republican governors go rogue on reopenings
President Joe Biden is barreling into his first science-vs.-politics showdown with powerful Southern Republican governors, one that could define the outcome of the race to vaccinate enough Americans before variants take hold.
US infrastructure gets slightly better grade on engineers' report card: C-
America's infrastructure received an overall grade of C- from the American Society of Civil Engineers, according to the group's 2021 Report Card, released Wednesday.
Biden is right about 'aliens'
With the Biden administration ending the use of the word "alien" when referring to undocumented immigrants in federal documents and communications, Ed Morales writes that the President is moving in the right direction.
As Australia extends international travel ban, Qantas launches domestic 'Mystery Flights'
With Australians still unable to travel abroad due to pandemic restrictions, flag carrier Qantas is launching a series of "Mystery Flights" to encourage domestic travel.
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Instagram accidentally hid likes for some users
An Instagram bug briefly hid likes from some of its users on Tuesday, after the company accidentally expanded a long-running test of the feature.
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Indiana girls bring concerns over 'Men Working' signs to their lawmakers, and the city vows action
Two young sisters are using their voices to fight for gender equality in their city.
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More Americans are dying "in the prime of their lives," new report finds
Younger and middle-age Americans have been dying at higher rates over the past three decades, marking what is becoming a public health crisis across the US workforce.
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Tanks, propaganda and tourists: Welcome to Kinmen County, 'Taiwan's DMZ'
In recent years, Taiwan's Kinmen County has become a hugely popular tourist destination for mainland Chinese travelers, who are able to visit without a pre-approved permit. How is the area coping now that Covid-19 has put that agreement on hold?
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How a Chinese website for pirated TV shows became a cultural touchstone for millennials
When Bill Liang realized that popular video download and streaming service Renren Yingshi might be gone for good his heart sank.
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Anatomy of a lie: How the myth that Antifa stormed the Capitol became a widespread belief among Republicans
Despite numerous debunkings, the lie that Antifa is responsible for the attack, not Trump supporters, has become pervasive among Republicans -- after being promoted by a long list of prominent right-wing people and entities.
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Republicans plot painful hours ahead for Democrats as they push to pass Covid relief
As President Joe Biden urges Democrats to remain united against poison pill amendments that may come up in an hours-long, overnight vote-a-rama later this week, Republicans are preparing to make the final hours of the Democratic efforts to pass their relief bill politically painful and physically exhausting.
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Two maps show why both sides are trying to change election rules ASAP
The 2024 presidential race is a long way off, but it's being fought right now, not by candidates and not in front of voters, but with legislation and in the courts.
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Why 5G is such a headache for designers
4G and 5G cell towers are everywhere, really; Reese's new peanut butter cups are missing a key ingredient; and China sounds the alarm on the market bubble.
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Military leaders are prepared to defend Pentagon response to Capitol riot at Senate hearing
The Pentagon is ready to defend itself if necessary at a Senate hearing Wednesday against accusations it delayed or hindered the deployment of the National Guard on January 6, a senior defense official said, as two competing narratives emerge about the response to US Capitol riot.
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The real reason for the Dr. Seuss freakout
Americans are suffering: The hyper-wealthy are thriving, while the the pandemic has heightened inequality, and Republican lawmakers who spent their time in power supporting Trump's tax cuts for the rich now say we can't afford a relief package. And now, writes Jill Filipovic, they want to distract us from all that and pay attention instead to some bogus "cancel culture" war? Nice try.
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This essential worker needed to glam up for the Golden Globes. So, she turned to a Facebook community to help make her dazzle
One essential worker who was invited to attend this year's Golden Globes gave new meaning to the question, "who are you wearing?"
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Boy Scouts plan fund with at least $300 million for sex abuse victims, court documents show
The Boy Scouts of America, amid bankruptcy and allegations of widespread sexual abuse within the organization, is proposing a trust fund of at least $300 million to compensate victims, court records show.
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Senate confirms Cecilia Rouse to be Biden's top economist
The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nomination of Cecilia Rouse to chair the Council of Economic Advisers. The vote on Tuesday was 95-4.
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Smith College controversy highlights struggles schools face in making racially equitable campuses
In the summer of 2018, Oumou Kanoute read a book and ate her lunch in a common room area of a residence hall that required keycard access at Smith College. Since she was in a program teaching high school students over the summer, she was able to access it.
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Pelosi's office says 2 controversial projects will be pulled from Covid bill
Two big projects originally slated to be part of the Covid-19 relief bill but criticized as being unrelated to coronavirus relief will be pulled from the package, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office confirmed to CNN on Tuesday.
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The Trumps are back, playing victims again
Michael D'Antonio writes that when former President Donald Trump returned to the stage at CPAC, he resorted to his old tricks -- using is fame and attitude to garner attention and exert influence.
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Rural Americans in pharmacy deserts hurting for Covid-19 vaccines
As the Biden administration accelerates a plan to use pharmacies to distribute Covid-19 vaccines, significant areas of the country lack brick-and-mortar pharmacies capable of administering the protective shots.
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White House pulls Tanden nomination
The White House is pulling the nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget, according to an administration official.
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This GOP governor has it all wrong on Covid-19
To listen to South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem's speech over the weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference was to hear a success story of massive proportions when it comes to the fight against Covid-19.
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'The impossible is not impossible': The push to make Covid-19 vaccines at record speed
Johnson & Johnson had to race to make its coronavirus vaccine.
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John Roberts has another chance to diminish the Voting Rights Act
Chief Justice John Roberts has singlehandedly slowed a conservative revolution at the Supreme Court in recent years, but he has for even longer -- 40 years -- opposed racial remedies and narrowly construed the landmark Voting Rights Act.
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Some Chicago children return to classroom for the first time in almost a year
This week marked a milestone for students and teachers in the Chicago Public Schools. The nation's third largest school district welcomed back thousands of kindergarten through 5th grade students on Monday, and middle schoolers may return next week.
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