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U.N. Official: Biden Plan To Boost Refugee Resettlement 'Sends Important Signal'

U.N. Official: Biden Plan To Boost Refugee Resettlement 'Sends Important Signal'

20 minutes ago   |   NPR

U.N. Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly Clements says she's pleased the U.S. plans to raise the cap on refugees to 125,000 per year. Work is already underway at the...
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Capitol Police chief appeals for National Guard to stay

56 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By LOLITA C. BALDOR, LISA MASCARO and NOMAAN MERCHANT WASHINGTON - Worried about continuing threats, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police appealed to congressional...
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Some Catholic bishops opposed to Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to ethical concerns

Some Catholic bishops opposed to Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to ethical concerns

1 hour ago   |   WLWT

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement raising ethical concerns because the Johnson & Johnson vaccine uses an abortion-derived cell line in its development...
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Trump Appointee At VOA Parent Paid Law Firm Millions To Investigate His Own Staff

Trump Appointee At VOA Parent Paid Law Firm Millions To Investigate His Own Staff

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Trump appointee Michael Pack hoped to fire top executives who challenged him at the U.S. Agency for Global Media. When he couldn't, Pack paid a high-profile law firm millions...
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Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and reported lower...
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Employers at BWI Airport should be required to hire back workers laid off in pandemic, bill proponents say

2 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Under a bill heading to a state legislative committee Friday, employers at BWI Marshall Airport would be required to re-hire workers laid off during the pandemic by seniority...
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Capitol riot: OC Sheriff's Department special officer investigated for Jan. 6 protest participation

2 hours ago   |   ABC

A special officer with the Orange County Sheriff's Department has been placed on administrative leave as she is investigated for participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S...
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U.S. Capitol Police request continued National Guard help amid security threats

2 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

The request to the Pentagon comes a day after the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI warned of continued threats to the Capitol.
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Canada lawyer says Trump comments shouldn't halt extradition

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

A Canadian justice department lawyer says comments made by former U.S. President Donald Trump do not meet the standard to halt an extradition hearing of a senior executive for...
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Why Was Help Delayed During Capitol Riot? Here Are The Key Discrepancies In The Timelines Of Top Security Officials

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Top securities continue to offer differing accounts of why help was delayed during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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Artists decorate COVID-19 masks to raise $13,500 for LGBTQ charity

Artists decorate COVID-19 masks to raise $13,500 for LGBTQ charity

Artists came together to decorate coronavirus masks to be auctioned off and ultimately raised more than $13,000 to be donated to Baltimore's LGBTQ Fund. Read more ...

Watch Now: Bald eagle gets a pedicure at Alaska rescue, and more of today's...

Watch Now: Bald eagle gets a pedicure at Alaska rescue, and more of today's top videos

Watch a 33-year-old bald eagle get a pedicure at an Alaska wildlife center, a spectacular northern lights show dominated the skyline in Finland's Lapland region, and more of... Read more ...

Senate begins marathon COVID-19 relief push as debate opens with reading...

Senate begins marathon COVID-19 relief push as debate opens with reading bill aloud

In a sign of just how thin Democrats' majority is, Vice President Kamala Harris broke the 50-50 tie advancing the bill. Read more ...

Prince William, Kate will join Queen's TV special hours before Oprah interview

Prince William, Kate will join Queen's TV special hours before Oprah interview

The Queen-led TV show will screen on British TV right before the much-anticipated Winfrey sit-down airs in the US. Read more ...

Brett Favre knows he screwed up with Deshaun Watson take

Brett Favre knows he screwed up with Deshaun Watson take

Brett Favre claims that he spoke too soon about Deshaun Watson. The Hall of Fame quarterback had criticized Watson last month for requesting a trade from the Houston Texans... Read more ...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the same, CBO says

Summary List Placement The federal government's debt pile is on track to nearly double over the next three decades, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office... Read more ...

Dallas police officer charged with 2 counts capital murder

Dallas police officer charged with 2 counts capital murder

A Dallas police officer was arrested after a man told investigators that he kidnapped and killed two people at the officer's instruction, authorities said. Read more ...

Ahead of Opening Day, vaccination site moving from Fenway to Hynes

Ahead of Opening Day, vaccination site moving from Fenway to Hynes

The mass vaccination site at Fenway Park will begin to transfer operations to the Hynes Convention Center later this month, ahead of Red Sox Opening Day. Read more ...

Penguins activate Sidney Crosby from COVID-19 protocol list, can play in...

Penguins activate Sidney Crosby from COVID-19 protocol list, can play in Thursday night's game

Crosby was placed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list on Tuesday. Read more ...

Mass. doc on delaying second COVID-19 shot to vaccinate more people

Mass. doc on delaying second COVID-19 shot to vaccinate more people

There are new efforts around the world to deliver at least one vaccine dose to more people, even if that means delaying a patient's second shot for weeks or months. Read more ...