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Raimondo takes hard line on China in Commerce hearing

15 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, President Biden's pick to oversee the Commerce Department, took a tough line on China in her confirmation hearing...
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Watch Live: Biden delivers remarks as administration set to purchase millions more COVID-19 vaccine doses

Watch Live: Biden delivers remarks as administration set to purchase millions more COVID-19 vaccine doses

21 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration will purchase 200 million more coronavirus vaccines and funnel more to states now, in a bid to deliver on the U.S. president's promise to...
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Vaccine appointments canceled amid confusion over supply

Vaccine appointments canceled amid confusion over supply

25 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling thousands of appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion that...
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Full video: Governor holds latest COVID-19 briefing for New Hampshire

Full video: Governor holds latest COVID-19 briefing for New Hampshire

27 minutes ago   |   WMUR

Get the latest updates about COVID-19 in New Hampshire.
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Relative of virus victim asks to meet WHO experts in Wuhan

Relative of virus victim asks to meet WHO experts in Wuhan

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

WUHAN, China - A relative of a coronavirus victim in China is demanding to meet a visiting World Health Organization expert team, saying it should speak with affected families...
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Plan ahead: Events coming up in the Capital Region

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

Local briefs
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Capitol Officials Blocked Request for National Guard Before Riot

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

U.S. Capitol police were denied pre-authorization for National Guard support two days before the violent insurrection that overwhelmed their defenses and threatened lawmakers...
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Biden's Faux Revolution: “Green Energy” Slated to Become World's New Oil Industry

Biden's Faux Revolution: “Green Energy” Slated to Become World's New Oil Industry

1 hour ago   |   MintPress News

Just before leaving office, Donald Trump asserted his executive privilege to deliver significant concessions to the mining industry, which culminated in the gift of sacred...
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On first call with Putin, Biden raises election interference, bounties, Navalny poisoning

2 hours ago   |   Politico   |   7 articles

President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday afternoon, expressing U.S. objections to a variety of Kremlin actions, White House press secretary Jen Psaki...
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White House still can't say where COVID-19 vaccine supply stands

White House still can't say where COVID-19 vaccine supply stands

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday again lacked answers on how many doses of the coveted coronavirus vaccine the US has in reserve, one day after admitting that...
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Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US relations would benefit everyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden held their first phone call on Tuesday, discussing options to prolong the New START treaty, cooperation in battling... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Police say recordings show Robert Kraft paying for sex acts at a Florida spa, but a misdemeanor solicitation charge against the New England Patriots owner was dropped. Read more ...

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

President Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing. Read more ...

Martha Stewart launching line of cannabis products for dogs

Martha Stewart launching line of cannabis products for dogs

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart on Tuesday launched a line of cannabis-infused oil drops and soft-baked chews for dogs, months after the successful release of her cannabidiol... Read more ...

California's unemployment fraud tops $11 billion; could be more, department says

California's unemployment fraud tops $11 billion; could be more, department says

The state paid out $114 billion in claims so far and says 10% of that is fraud, amounting to $11 billion. Read more ...