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Biden calls Canada's Trudeau, Mexico's López Obrador

2 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden made his first calls to foreign leaders as America's commander in chief on Friday, dialing up Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and...
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Lawmakers continue to sort through Holyoke home tragedy

17 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders believes that a lack of preparation and infection control protocols, rather than staffing issues or the background of the...
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Biden says his mask mandate is common sense. Republicans say ‘kiss my ass.'

Biden says his mask mandate is common sense. Republicans say ‘kiss my ass.'

25 minutes ago   |   Politico

When Joe Biden issued an executive order this week requiring mask-wearing on federal properties, it was framed as the least controversial provision he would issue early in his...
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Oklahoma lawmaker proposes 'Bigfoot' hunting season

48 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

OKLAHOMA CITY - A mythical, ape-like creature that has captured the imagination of adventurers for decades has now become the target of a state lawmaker in Oklahoma. A...
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Vols' new AD plans to move quickly hiring new coach

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

Danny White is embracing the opportunity Tennessee is giving him to rebuild a Power Five program and not even the prospect of potential NCAA punishment deterred him from taking...
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For 1st Black Pentagon chief, racism challenge is personal

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Newly confirmed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will have to contend not only with a world of security threats and a massive military bureaucracy, but also with a challenge that...
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NH Primary Source: Sununu order ‘bridges gap' to allow postponement of town elections due to COVID

NH Primary Source: Sununu order ‘bridges gap' to allow postponement of town elections due to COVID

2 hours ago   |   WMUR

Gov. Chris Sununu on Friday issued an executive order that allows local election officials to preprocess absentee ballots several days before town elections and empowers them...
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Kissimmee officer fired after Facebook posts about politics, racial issues

Kissimmee officer fired after Facebook posts about politics, racial issues

2 hours ago   |   WESH   |   2 articles

A concerned citizen reported the posts and told police they were concerned the officer was “incapable of doing his job without bias.”
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Winter weather outlook: Tracking upcoming snow this weekend

Winter weather outlook: Tracking upcoming snow this weekend

2 hours ago   |   KCCI   |   2 articles

The National Weather Service has begun to issue a winter weather advisory and a hazardous weather outlook for parts of the state.
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Biden directs Treasury, IRS to find 8M who haven't claimed stimulus

Biden directs Treasury, IRS to find 8M who haven't claimed stimulus

3 hours ago   |   Politico

The Treasury Department and IRS are working to get unclaimed economic relief payments to as many as 8 million households that haven't yet received their due. The undertaking...
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Reaction to the death of baseball great Hank Aaron

Reaction to the death of baseball great Hank Aaron

Here are some of the reactions from people, from former presidents to legendary baseball players, following the death of one-time home run king Hank Aaron. Read more ...

Texas sues Biden administration over halt to deportations

Texas sues Biden administration over halt to deportations

The lawsuit comes before President Biden even reached his first weekend in the White House. Read more ...

Tom Brokaw says he's retiring from NBC News after 55 years

Tom Brokaw says he's retiring from NBC News after 55 years

The veteran anchor says he will still have a presence in journalism. Read more ...

$1 billion Mega Millions prize up for grabs

$1 billion Mega Millions prize up for grabs

Feeling lucky? The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night's drawing. Read more ...

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd J. Austin, the West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, has won Senate confirmation to become the... Read more ...

Schumer pushes Trump impeach trial to Feb. 8 as McConnell, Biden preferred

Schumer pushes Trump impeach trial to Feb. 8 as McConnell, Biden preferred

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday announced that former President Trump's impeachment trial will begin the week of Feb. 8 - after President Biden indicated he... Read more ...

NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health...

NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health care workers

The 7,500 vaccinated health care workers will get free tickets. Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes cleared from NFL concussion protocol

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes cleared from NFL concussion protocol

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announced Friday that he is out of concussion protocol and expects to play in the AFC championship game Sunday against the Bills. “I just got... Read more ...

Biden orders stopgap help as aid talks start

Biden orders stopgap help as aid talks start

President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much... Read more ...