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Sen. Tim Scott to deliver GOP response to Biden's joint address to Congress
Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the Republican response to President Joe Biden's joint address to Congress next week.
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Florida court deals blow to marijuana ballot initiative
The Florida Supreme Court has dealt a potentially fatal blow to supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at legalizing marijuana under certain circumstances
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Kansas governor vetoes ban for transgender school athletes
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has vetoed a measure that would have banned transgender athletes from girls' and women's school sports
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Republicans unveil $568 billion counteroffer to Biden's infrastructure plan
Republicans unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure framework Thursday -- their answer to President Joe Biden's far more expansive $2 trillion package.
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Anti-Asian hate bill clears Senate with bipartisan support
The Senate voted 94-1 in favor of an amended bill aimed at combatting the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.
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House passes DC statehood bill, now it heads to Senate and faces uphill battle
A bill for D.C. statehood passed the House on a vote 216-208 and heads to the Senate, where it has 45 co-sponsors but an uphill battle for passage.
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Garbage man pleads guilty to dumping trash, waste on his own property
An Ohio man whose job it was to collect trash has pleaded guilty for several charges related to dumping that garbage and other illegal waste on a makeshift landfill.
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Experts weigh the potential harms of pausing Johnson & Johnson vaccinations
The CDC and FDA recommended temporarily pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after six women experienced a rare blood clot out of nearly 7 million shots given.
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Boulder mass shooting: 9 civilians killed before slain officer arrived
More charges have been filed against the man accused of killing 10 people at a King Soopers grocery store on March 22.
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NASA's Perseverance rover makes oxygen on Mars
NASA says it has successfully made oxygen on Mars, a major development that could aid future human missions to the red planet.
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Pelosi offers equal subpoena power, even partisan split on Jan. 6 commission
The talks had stalled after Republicans and Democrats were unable to agree on the makeup of the committee and its investigative scope.
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Record cold from Midwest to the Northeast as new storm brings severe weather South
A late season cold blast is moving through the country this morning with record lows and snow.
77 inmates at Iowa prison given overdoses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials say
Dozens of inmates at an Iowa prison were given overdoses of a COVID-19 vaccine, officials said.
Millions of Americans could be grounded from flying because of REAL ID deadline
As Americans return to flying, millions could face a new roadblock as the Real ID travel compliance deadline looms.
Biden seeks to slash carbon emissions in half by 2030
President Biden will announce a new goal on greenhouse gas emissions -- calling on the U.S., by 2030, to slash emissions by 50-52% from record-high 2005 emission levels.
White House climate adviser says US needs to be humble at Earth Day summit
White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy said the U.S. needs to be humble going into this week's Earth Day summit after four years away from global talks.
North Carolina sheriff's deputy fatally shoots Black man while serving warrant
A sheriff's deputy shot and killed a Black man while executing a search warrant in North Carolina on Wednesday, authorities said.
Iowa governor urges residents to get vaccines as demand falls in 43 of 99 counties
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds urged residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19, as over 40% of the state's counties are seeing a decrease in demand for doses.
Human remains found in search for missing Amish teen, prosecutors say
Investigators have found human remains in a rural Pennsylvania area during the search for an Amish teenager who has been missing for 10 months, authorities said.
California governor declares drought emergency in 2 counties
Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a drought emergency in two Northern California counties as the state grapples with depleted water supplies after a dry winter
Key lawmakers work on policing reform compromise in wake of the Chauvin conviction
Key lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said they see an opportunity to reform policing practices in the wake of Derek Chauvin's conviction in Minneapolis.
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Protests held across Russia amid fears for jailed opposition leader's health
Protests held across Russia in support of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny, whose allies say he is dangerously ill on hunger strike.
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DHS legally deployed officers in Portland but had no comprehensive strategy: IG
The DHS inspector general has put out a report saying DHS had the legal authority to deploy agents and officers to Portland last summer but no comprehensive strategy.
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Biden announces 200 million vaccine dose goal being met early
President Joe Biden on Wednesday will announce his administration will meet his 100-day goal of 200 million vaccine doses on Thursday -- ahead of schedule.
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Pelosi floats new proposal for bipartisan Jan. 6 commission
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is renewing her push for a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection
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10-year-old girl who testified in Chauvin trial reacts to guilty verdict
Judeah Reynolds and her cousin watched the death of George Floyd.
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At this wedding, the bride and groom were the crashers
A Florida couple invited family and friends to their weekend wedding at their “dream home and estate.”
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Biden seeks to reestablish US leadership on climate with Earth Day summit
President Biden is set to host world leaders in a virtual climate summit this week, using Earth Day to relaunch the U.S. as a driving force in international talks.
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AG Garland to announce federal probe into policing practices in Minneapolis
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday will announce federal probe into policing practices in Minneapolis.
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Indonesia's navy searching for 53 people on board a missing submarine
There are 53 aboard the missing sub.
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