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Gas crunch from cyberattack intensifies in nation's capital

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Gas shortages at the pumps have spread from the South, all but emptying stations in Washington, D.C., following a ransomware cyberattack that forced a shutdown of the nation's...
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Battenfeld: Acting Mayor Kim Janey's big moment turns into political mess

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

This was supposed to be a decisive moment in Acting Mayor Kim Janey's brief tenure but it turned into an unresolved mess and political liability as suspended Police...
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Dem David Cicilline Seeks to Punish GOP Rep. Who Called Capitol Rioters 'Normal Tourists'

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Cicilline accused the three Republicans of "puttheir own political agendas above their country" and "legitimizing a violent attack on our democratic institutions."
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In devotion to Trump, House GOP taps Stefanik for a top post

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

House Republicans elevated Rep. Elise Stefanik to a leadership post Friday, highlighting how the party whose lodestar has long been conservative policies increasingly views...
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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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Seeking A Marriage Or Driver's License In Hennepin County? You Might Wait Awhile

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - If you are getting married in June and you haven't planned ahead, you may not be able to get a marriage license. Hennepin County Service Centers are filling up...
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Houstonians concerned for family caught in Israel-Palestine conflict

2 hours ago   |   ABC

As rockets fly back and forth between the Gaza Strip and Israel, some Houstonians are nervously watching with family living on both sides.
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Bill Mauldin retrospective cartoon exhibit opens at Pritzker Military Museum & Library

2 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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Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

Neera Tanden lands in the White House, after all

2 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

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...
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Political winds - like those in Britain - mean trouble for Democrats in US

Political winds - like those in Britain - mean trouble for Democrats in US

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Five years ago next month, British voters, in the largest turnout ever, voted to leave the EU by a 52% to 48% margin. It was an unexpected result, and a harbinger of Donald...
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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 ...