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China Lands Spacecraft on Mars for First Time, Plans Hook-up with US Vehicle

34 minutes ago   |   Newsweek   |   3 articles

The rover will investigate an icy area on Mars known as Utopia Planitia. It will later meet a U.S. rover that has been on the planet since February.
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Alliance of Democracies Summit: The Glass House Where the Power Elite Gather to Throw Stones

Alliance of Democracies Summit: The Glass House Where the Power Elite Gather to Throw Stones

38 minutes ago   |   MintPress News

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - The United States is the nation that most threatens democracy worldwide, far more than Russia or even China. That is the headline finding from a new...
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Biden Strikes Down Trump Rule Requiring Immigrants To Buy Health Insurance

44 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The Trump administration claimed an insurance requirement would ease burdens on the U.S. healthcare system, but critics saw it as a wealth test for immigrants.
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Oklahoma bucks red-state trend, extends early voting

Oklahoma bucks red-state trend, extends early voting

46 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

OKLAHOMA CITY - On Election Day last year, state Rep. Jon Echols was mortified to see a 3 1/2-hour line to vote in his district, which stretches from the edge of Oklahoma...
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China Lands Tianwen-1 Rover on Mars in a Major First for the Country

1 hour ago   |   Scientific American   |   3 articles

Second only to the U.S. in a fully successful Mars landing, China is now set to explore the Utopia Planitia region of the Red Planet's surface
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Federal Trial Set For August For 3 Ex-MPD Officers In Floyd's Death

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Three former Minneapolis police officers who are charged with violating George Floyd' s civil rights are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in July, with...
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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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California's Vandenberg Air Force Base renamed to Space Force Base

California's Vandenberg Air Force Base renamed to Space Force Base

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

California's Vandenberg Air Force Base was renamed Friday as a U.S. Space Force Base.
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Xavier Becerra tours Long Beach site housing migrant children, says he's proud of the city

1 hour ago   |   ABC

"We want to really thank the people of Long Beach who have really stepped up to make this a welcoming venue for these kids," said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier...
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US calls reports of migrant children in buses 'unacceptable'

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Reports of unaccompanied migrant children being forced to stay overnight in parked buses at the Dallas convention center are "completely unacceptable" if true, U.S. Health and...
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China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

In an historic event for its space program, China has put a spacecraft on Mars for the very first time, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency. Read more ...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first mission to Red Planet

China's Zhurong rover has stuck a successful landing on the surface of Mars, according to state media, in the culmination of the country's first independent mission to the Red... Read more ...

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

CHICAGO - A 2-year-old girl has been hospitalized Friday night after suffering a gunshot wound in Little Village. Just before 7 p.m., Chicago police responded to the 2800 block... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Joel Greenberg, who is expected to plead guilty next week on multiple federal charges, will now be helping federal investigators who are looking into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz. Read more ...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after off-site injury

James suffered a season-ending injury while working away from the Broncos' site. The team has released him as a result, and it no longer has to pay him his eight-figure salary... Read more ...

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 ...

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Customers don't have to wear masks, effective immediately. Starting Tuesday, fully vaccinated employees don't either. Everyone's on an honor system and won't have to provide proof. 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 ...