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Joe Manchin Throws Another Wrench Into Joe Biden's Nominees, Not Sold on HHS Pick Becerra

For every vote the Democratic caucus loses, it needs that many more Republican votes to confirm President Joe Biden's Cabinet picks.
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Arkansas gov responds to Biden 'Neanderthal thinking' comment: 'Common sense' over 'mandates'
Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson hit back after President Biden's "Neanderthal thinking" comment aimed at Republicans.
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Dana Perino on why "Everything Will Be Okay"
The political commentator and Bush White House press secretary offers life lessons and wisdom learned at the knee of her Wyoming rancher grandfather.
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Pope Francis in Mosul: Decline of Christianity in Iraq an ‘Incalculable’ Loss
ROME — Pope Francis visited the war-torn city of Mosul on Sunday, warning the devastation of the Christian community is an incalculable loss for the country and the region.
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Joe Manchin Defends Delaying Senate, Seeking Support of 'My Republican Friends'
"I did everything I could to bring us together so we'd have more support, and the public would get the needed help, as needed," the Democratic West Virginia Senator said.
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With Holly Holm out, Julianna Pena wants Amanda Nunes fight – and Dana White is considering it
Julianna Pena wants next dibs at Amanda Nunes after UFC 259 – and her boss is interested.       Related StoriesWith Holly Holm out, Julianna Pena wants Amanda Nunes fight – and Dana White is considering it - EnclosureNo regrets: Israel Adesanya 'not heartbroken' about first MMA loss at UFC 259Petr Yan on UFC 259 DQ loss to Aljamain Sterling: 'I didn't mean to do an illegal shot' 
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Manchin: 'I'm supporting the filibuster' but 'it should be painful' to use
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has found himself in a position of great power as one of the rare moderate Democrats willing to go against his party, which has been highlighted by his stated refusal to eliminate the filibuster, which requires 60 votes to end debate on a bill and move forward to a vote.
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Italy's pandemic survivors, one year later
Correspondent Seth Doane visits the Northern Italian village of Nembro, whose residents were hard-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak last year – an experience that forced the townspeople to reexamine fundamental issues of life and death, solitude and solidarity. Now, how will the survivors in Nembro move on?
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Politician from Merkel's Party Resigns over Profiting from Mask Contracts
BERLIN (AP) - A lawmaker with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party said Sunday he will give up his seat in parliament and leave politics after it emerged that his company profited from deals to procure masks early in the pandemic -- drawing sharp criticism in an election year.
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Manchin defends effort to stall Democrats' stimulus plan
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday defended his role in stalling the Senate's passage of President Joe Biden's massive stimulus plan for hours into the weekend, saying he was pushing for a "fair compromise" on a tax provision for unemployment benefits.
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Julian Castro, Others Criticize Threats to Houston Mexican Restaurant Over Mask Requirement
Picos Restaurant, a popular food service establishment in Houston, received hateful messages after announcing its plans to continue requiring face masks and practicing social distancing—amid Texas' statewide COVID-19 mitigation protocols expiring this week.
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Officers Struck With Bricks, Rocks as They Break Up Large Party Near UC Boulder
Boulder Police Department said it is reviewing body camera footage and social media posts to identify those responsible for damaging property and assaulting first responders.
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"Dear Bob": Bob Hope's correspondence with GIs at war
For decades the comedian was a true war hero to American military stationed overseas, entertaining troops with his USO Tour. A new book highlights his lesser-known role as a correspondent, answering some of the thousands of letters he received from service members.
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Dr. Marc Siegel: Power of COVID vaccines vs. politics of fear, Neanderthals
Public health, especially in the middle of a pandemic, should trump politics (pun intended). Unfortunately, too often it doesn’t.
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"Dear Bob": Bob Hope's correspondence with GIs at war
For decades comedian Bob Hope was a true war hero to American military stationed overseas, as he entertained the troops with his USO tour. Less-known was the role he played as a correspondent, answering some of the thousands of letters he received from GIs. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with Hope's daughter, Linda Hope, and with Martha Bolton, who together compiled a new book of wartime letters, "Dear Bob...: Bob Hope's Wartime Correspondence with the GIs of World War II."
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Democrats Need a 'Yes' Vote on Gun Control from Joe Manchin
The background check gun controls which were introduced in the House last week bring back Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-WV) 2013 gun control push and make his support for the current legislation crucial to Democrat success.
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How to take advantage of LeBron James’ All-Star winning streak
For the fourth straight season, the NBA’s best players will meet in an All-Star Game for which two captains have picked the rosters. It’s Team LeBron versus Team Durant for 2021, as LeBron James’ group matches up with Kevin Durant’s picks. Another win for James would run his All-Star winning streak to four games, only...
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Wanted: A voting rights campaign chief
Who can champion voting rights?
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Why Apple, Sephora and Nordstrom are jumping on this trend to pull in shoppers
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Two More Former Cuomo Aides Accuse NY Governor of Inappropriate Behavior
Several former staffers say Cuomo led a toxic office culture in which women were often degraded and verbal attacks on subordinates were common.
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Three actresses, three powerful roles as real-life singers
Viola Davis as Ma Rainey, Andra Day as Billie Holiday, Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin — these actresses transport us into the lives of singing icons.
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Tired of Flimsy Nose Wires? This Face Mask Will Stay Put
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Scouted/Graf LantzIt’s been almost a year since I first started wearing a face mask. It was actually a bandana and I couldn’t get it to stay put no matter what I did. We’ve come a long way, and now there are plenty of great face masks with nose wires that help keep the piece of fabric on your face, and fitting securely. In fact, it’s never been more important—with the onset of double masking, finding a face mask that fits snugly yet allows me to breathe has been a priority of mine. If you’re in the same boat, there’s good news: I just found the perfect one.Graf Lantz typically specializes in felt bags and coasters, but they are on top of the face mask pyramid in my book. For starters, they have the origami shape we at Scouted love—it expands to cover your nose and goes under your chin. But unlike other origami masks, there is a “dart” on each side. This helps keep the face mask pressed against your face for a secure fit, while allowing for breathing room, so the mask doesn’t touch your lips. The nose wire is thicker and sturdier than most, but lightweight and comfortable too. It actually feels like I can adjust it perfectly to get the right fit. The mask itself is made with a cotton poplin outer that has a nice texture, and a cotton inner that is soft and breathable. There are adjustable ear loops, a pocket for a filter if you so choose, and best of all, the mask is already pre-shrunk, and is entirely machine washable.The Zenbu mask comes in plenty of different colors to help you match your style and they even offer a “petite size” if you have a really small head/face. When I walk down the street, I’m no longer fiddling with my mask. I finally found one that fits just right.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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"The Code Breaker": How CRISPR may revolutionize mankind
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna, who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the gene-editing technique which has the potential to cure diseases caused by genetic mutations, and Walter Isaacson, author of "The Code Breaker," talk about the promise of the biotech revolution.
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Biden to sign an executive order expanding voting access
The move also comes as a number of Republican-controlled state legislatures move to change local voting laws after the 2020 presidential election.
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CRISPR and "The Code Breaker"
Visionary biochemist Jennifer Doudna shared the Nobel Prize last year for the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats), which has the potential to cure diseases caused by genetic mutations. Correspondent David Pogue talks with Doudna about the promises and perils of CRISPR; and with Walter Isaacson, author of the new book "The Code Breaker," about why the biotech revolution will dwarf the digital revolution in importance.
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Regina King on directing "One Night in Miami"
The Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress makes her film directorial debut with an acclaimed story, set in the 1960s, of a re-imagined meeting of four Black icons – Malcolm X, Cassius Clay, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke – discussing the civil rights movement. Regina King talks with CBS News' Michelle Miller about her artistic ambitions, her promotion of social justice, and the blessings of her fruitful career.
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Greg Kelly joining 77 WABC radio as a daytime host
Kelly's show will debut March 9 at 1 p.m.
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Police officers injured breaking up large gathering in Colorado
Three SWAT officers were injured Saturday while responding to a large gathering near the University of Colorado Boulder, the Boulder Police Department said on Twitter.
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How 'Bloody Sunday' turned the Edmund Pettus Bridge into a symbol of civil rights
As civil rights activists attempted to march from Montgomery to Selma. on March 7, 1965, they were met with violence from police. The day became known as 'Bloody Sunday.'       
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Capitol rioter accused of assaulting cops with chemical spray served as Marine, to remain jailed before trial
A federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that a former Marine accused of dousing at least 15 police officers with a chemical spray outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and bragging about it later on video will remain in custody, according to a report.
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Progressive Caucus Chair Jayapal Calls Changes to Stimulus Bill 'Relatively Minor Concessions'
"The American Rescue Plan is a truly progressive and bold package that delivers on its promise to put money directly in people's pockets," Representative Pramila Jayapal said.
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Today in History for March 7th
Highlights of this day in history: Civil rights marchers attacked in Selma, Alabama; Nazi Germany's dictator Adolf Hitler sends troops into the demilitarized Rhineland; Movie director Stanley Kubrick dies. (March 7)      
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This teen was offered over $1 million in scholarships
After applying to more than 20 colleges, Philadelphia high school senior Shanya Robinson-Owens has been offered a total of over $1 million in scholarship money.
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Regina King on directing "One Night in Miami"
The Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress makes her directorial film debut with an acclaimed story, set in the 1960s, of a reimagined meeting of four Black icons discussing the civil rights movement.
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Donald Trump reportedly will visit NYC as soon as Sunday
Former President Donald Trump will travel to New York City as soon as Sunday, his first visit to the Big Apple since leaving the White House in January, according to a report. Trump Tower, the former president’s Fifth Avenue skyscraper, will see a ramped-up security presence after it had been reduced over the past month,...
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Charles Dance on Tywin Lannister's death and resting villain face
The 'Mank' actor based his William Randolph Hearst portrayal partly on Rupert Murdoch, partly Donald Trump
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GPS Web Extra: Eric Schmidt on the race to 5G
Former Google head tells Fareed why the U.S. needs to invest in 5G infrastructure and semiconductor production in order to be competitive with China.
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Aljamain Sterling upset about UFC 259 DQ: 'That's not the way I wanted to win' title
Becoming UFC champion was bittersweet for Aljamain Sterling under the circumstances.       Related StoriesPetr Yan on UFC 259 DQ loss to Aljamain Sterling: 'I didn't mean to do an illegal shot'No regrets: Israel Adesanya 'not heartbroken' about first MMA loss at UFC 259Jon Jones declares Israel Adesanya 'not even worth my time' after UFC 259 loss 
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Extremism in the ranks: Veterans and the insurrection
A surprising number arrested for the January 6th attack on the Capitol are military veterans, whose skill sets were deployed to break through police lines and occupy our seat of government. How is the Pentagon coming to grips with veterans who become radicalized?
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Bats and the search for COVID's origin
Correspondent Ramy Inocencio visits the Chinese province of Yunnan to investigate theories about the source of COVID-19, including the role of bats in its spread, and bats' migration patterns into nearby countries in Southeast Asia.
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Queen reportedly won’t stay up to watch Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview
Queen Elizabeth II won’t stay up to watch the “circus” of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview Sunday night — and will instead get a briefing at breakfast Monday, according to reports. While the two-hour sitdown does not air in the UK until Monday night, Buckingham Palace aides have an online feed to watch...
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Sen. Joe Manchin explains why he wanted changes to relief bill
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) talks with CNN's Jake Tapper about President Biden's $1.9 trillion relief plan for the coronavirus pandemic.
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Cut off from the rest of America, a small town endures lockdown
Point Roberts, Washington, is a tiny piece of America separate from the U.S. mainland, its isolation both a protection against COVID and a magnifier for the pandemic's economic ripple effects.
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Amid the rubble of Mosul, Pope Francis declares hope 'more powerful than hatred'
Standing amid the rubble left behind by the now defeated ISIS terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Pope Francis on Saturday declared hope to be "more powerful than hatred and peace more powerful than war."
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Robert Lewandowski edges closer to legendary record after netting hat trick
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Robert Lewandowski edges closer to legendary record after netting hat trick against Borussia Dortmund
Robert Lewandowski took a step closer to breaking a legendary scoring record after netting a hat trick in Bayern Munich's 4-2 win over rivals Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
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CNN host Chris Cuomo gets ripped for joking he is ‘black on the inside’
CNN’s Chris Cuomo is getting ripped as being “f—ing offensive” after joking that he is “black on the inside.” The 50-year-old brother of embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was quickly roasted after a clip was shared Friday showing him hand over to CNN colleague by singing the theme to 1970s’ TV show “Good Times.”...
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Former ‘Dynasty’ stars to gather for a virtual reunion
Stars joining so far include Linda Evans, Heather Locklear, Catherine Oxenberg, Jack Coleman, and many more.
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