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N.Y.C. Mayoral Candidates Keep Focus on Crime After a Feisty Debate

2 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Back on the campaign trail, the leading Democrats traded barbs over their competing visions for public safety.
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Bills to give NSF massive spending boost advance in Senate and House, but hurdles remain

1 hour ago   |   Science Mag

Senate panel adds Department of Energy and geographic diversity, House keeps it simple
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House to vote soon on bills to protect Capitol after Jan. 6

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The House is expected to vote next week on two bills aimed at preventing more attacks on the U.S. Capitol, with one seeking to establish a 9/11-style commission to study what...
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Key NH House Republicans ready proposal to counter federal ‘For the People' election bill

Key NH House Republicans ready proposal to counter federal ‘For the People' election bill

1 hour ago   |   WMUR

Key New Hampshire House Republicans are readying an attempt to counter what they view as a federal takeover of the state's elections if the For the People Act passes the U.S...
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Oklahoma Governor Booted From Tulsa Race Massacre Commission

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Tulsa, Okla. - The commission formed to observe the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre announced Friday that it had booted Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt from his seat on...
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Iowa GOP leaders work on bill banning transgender athletes from girls' sports

Iowa GOP leaders work on bill banning transgender athletes from girls' sports

2 hours ago   |   KCCI

Gov. Kim Reynolds said banning transgender youth in sports is a fairness issue to other girls, but opponents argue all children should be treated fairly.
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Democrats Move Closer to Setting Up Jan. 6 Commission

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

House Democrats plan to vote on a bill to create an independent commission to investigate the Capitol riot, but whether Republican leaders would support it was unclear.
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Gov. Newsom's budget proposal includes money for direct deposit option of EDD benefits

Gov. Newsom's budget proposal includes money for direct deposit option of EDD benefits

2 hours ago   |   KSBW

This proposal jumps off one of a number of reform bills pushed by the legislature in the wake of two scathing audits of California's troubled Employment Development Department.
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Bill Mauldin retrospective cartoon exhibit opens at Pritzker Military Museum & Library

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Bill Mauldin was one of the most prolific and well-regarded cartoonists of the 20th century, both as a wartime cartoonist depicting soldier's experiences and as a political...
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Gov. McMaster to sign new Open Carry bill soon, says spokesman

Gov. McMaster to sign new Open Carry bill soon, says spokesman

3 hours ago   |   WYFF

Bill would waive $50 concealed weapons permit fee
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Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

After Aaron Boone announced Aaron Hicks would miss time with a torn sheath in his left wrist that could lead to surgery, Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from Friday's lineup... Read more ...

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

The former Yankee has scored a home run and sold off his Tampa mansion, which he once rented out to Tom Brady, for $22.5 million after eight months on the market. Read more ...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction?...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction? Biden revokes more Trump executive orders

US President Joe Biden has revoked a number of executive orders by his predecessor Donald Trump, including those seeking to protect monuments and combat online censorship, and... Read more ...

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Amid a growing southern border crisis, President Biden on Friday met privately with six people brought to the US illegally as children and repealed a long-stalled Trump... Read more ...

Abreu, Dozier collide, Royals snap 11-game skid, beat Chisox

Abreu, Dozier collide, Royals snap 11-game skid, beat Chisox

CHICAGO - White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Kansas City batter Hunter Dozier were forced to leave after a frightening collision on a popup, and the Royals ended an 11-game... Read more ...

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

California budget has $35 million for basic income programs

California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use a sliver of the state's massive budget surplus to give poor people money each month with no rules on how they spend it. Read more ...

A rain chance for a part of the weekend

A rain chance for a part of the weekend

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NH hopes to encourage hospitals, nursing homes to make mental health beds...

NH hopes to encourage hospitals, nursing homes to make mental health beds available

New Hampshire is offering a $12 million incentive program to end the crisis of boarding mental health patients in hospital emergency rooms. Read more ...

Medina Spirit cleared to run Preakness after passing drug tests

Medina Spirit cleared to run Preakness after passing drug tests

BALTIMORE - Medina Spirit has passed three rounds of prerace drug testing and been cleared to run in the Preakness on Saturday. Maryland racing officials said Friday tests on... Read more ...

Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

A contentious nomination process kept Neera Tanden out of President Joe Biden's Cabinet, but she still landed in the White House. The White House confirmed on Friday that Biden... Read more ...