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INTERVIEW: Joe Manchin says he's 'very much concerned' about inflation and the national debt. He's not committing to Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending plan yet

INTERVIEW: Joe Manchin says he's 'very much concerned' about inflation and the national debt. He's not committing to Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending plan yet

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says he hasn't decided whether to back the $3.5 trillion price tag of a planned Democratic-only spending package, a...
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US economy surpasses pre-pandemic size with 6.5% Q2 growth

1 month ago   |   Star Tribune

Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from...
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Food incubator CommonWealth Kitchen buys 36,000-square-foot space in Dorchester

1 month ago   |   Boston Herald

CommonWealth Kitchen, a Dorchester-based nonprofit that helps food startups get off the ground, is settling into its new permanent home in the 36,000-square-foot Bornstein and...
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Mississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

Mississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

The State of Mississippi filed a brief with the Supreme Court on Thursday defending the state's ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy and asking the court to overturn Roe...
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US jobless claims rise to 419,000 from a pandemic low

1 month ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week from the lowest point of the pandemic, even as the job market appears...
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U.S. jobless claims rise to 419,000 from a pandemic low

U.S. jobless claims rise to 419,000 from a pandemic low

1 month ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week from the lowest point of the pandemic, even as the job market appears to be rebounding on the...
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Reining In Our New Big Tech Censors

1 month ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Democrats protect voting rights by skipping town to thwart a vote, rescue the economy by paying people not to work, and fend off the most significant test of our democracy...
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Democrats slam McConnell over debt limit timebomb

Democrats slam McConnell over debt limit timebomb

1 month ago   |   Politico

The United States runs out of power to keep borrowing money in 10 days. If Congress doesn't act fast to handle the debt limit in the weeks that follow, Democrats say the...
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Dems hit McConnell, who says GOP won't back debt limit boost

1 month ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats accused Republicans Wednesday of a “shameless, cynical” ploy that would damage the economy and the government's credit rating after the chamber's...
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Biden Finally Finds His Trust-Buster in Jonathan Kanter

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

After six months of indecision , President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday-finally-a nominee for one of the most crucial positions in his administration. Jonathan Kanter, a...
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James Polk, Pulitzer winner for Watergate reporting, dies at 83

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Opinion: Journalism is Activism and Diverse Newsrooms Know That

It isn't news that journalists have been burned by their “conformity. ” From police shootings to sexual assaults, the voices sharing the news become just as important as the... Read more ...

Groups urge state to protect last wild Atlantic salmon in US

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level is unlikely to land them on the... Read more ...

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

SACRAMENTO - Californians are tired of turning off their appliances in the summer heat. For years, state officials have counted on residents to rescue the electric grid from... Read more ...

Thousands defy Orbán with festive Pride parade backing gay rights in Hungary

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Chris Sale to pitch 4-5 innings in Sunday's rehab start with Double-A Portland

Chris Sale is expected to pitch four or five innings in his next rehab start with the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs on Sunday as the Red Sox left-hander continues to eye a return... Read more ...

Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer's estate, an attorney involved in the mediation... Read more ...

Biden faces challenges in bid to reach a bipartisan infrastructure plan

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French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France's yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have... Read more ...

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and... Read more ...