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Billions in environmental justice funds hang in the balance

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Tens of billions of dollars for U.S. environmental justice initiatives originally proposed in a $3.5 trillion domestic spending package now hang in the balance as Democrats...
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Australia, UK defend AUKUS pact, say fears overhyped

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Australia and Britain on Thursday defended their nuclear submarine deal with the U.S. amid concerns it could escalate tensions in the region and spark an arms race.
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Newsom goes big first, worries about the details later

Newsom goes big first, worries about the details later

14 hours ago   |   Politico

SACRAMENTO - California Gov. Gavin Newsom has a bully pulpit that can change the national agenda, and he's not afraid to use it. Newsom has mandated student Covid-19 vaccines...
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What the U.S. Recovery Is Missing

16 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Although the US economy has recovered faster than many others around the world, persistent labor-market problems lurk beneath the surface. The deep class-, race-, and...
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GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Transphobic Taunt Slammed On Twitter

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Transphobic Taunt Slammed On Twitter

18 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Twitter users said they reported the extremist lawmaker's post about the first U.S. transgender four-star officer as targeted harassment.
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‘It Should Not Have Happened': Asylum Officers Detail Migrants' Accounts of Abuse

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

More than 160 reports, obtained by Human Rights Watch, reveal details of mistreatment that asylum seekers described experiencing from border officials and while in U.S. custody.
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Official: US at turning point in dealing with Myanmar crisis

19 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The United States is at a turning point in deciding how to handle the crisis in military-ruled Myanmar, weighing further political and economic steps to...
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US marks 200M COVID-19 shots shared with world

22 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The U.S. on Thursday donated its 200 millionth COVID-19 shot to help vaccinate the rest of the world, the White House announced. The Biden administration aims to...
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US bars disposable gloves from Malaysia over forced labor

23 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government ordered a halt Wednesday to imports of disposable gloves from a Malaysian company and its subsidiaries after determining they rely on forced...
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German defense minister warns Europeans: Don't detach from NATO

1 day ago   |   Politico

Trying to operate militarily without U.S. is ‘wrong way to go,' Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer tells POLITICO.
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GOP May Revive the Most Dangerous Kind of Gerrymandering

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Back to the 1970s

When U.S. President Joe Biden went to Cornwallis, England, to meet with the world leaders of the G7, he wanted to impress upon everyone that Trump's reign was over. Read more ...

Another Voice of Reason Retires

David Price, a wise owl who comes as close as any to winning respect from all, says the House has changed in major ways. Read more ...

The Democrats Are Using Pretzel Logic

I'm pro-science, pro-freedom and for the right of Americans to educate themselves and make reasonable decisions while understanding that there may be consequences we do not... Read more ...

Can Third Parties Make a Difference in 2024?

Second of two partsShould 2024 develop into a four-way race between a Republican, a Democrat, Andrew Yang or another candidate from his Forward Party, and an... Read more ...

Jen Psaki Hates You

The White House press secretary is a perfect representative of our spiteful ruling class. Read more ...

‘The way I said it was not appropriate': Biden backs DOJ independence in...

‘The way I said it was not appropriate': Biden backs DOJ independence in Jan. 6 investigation

President Joe Biden on Thursday reaffirmed the Justice Department's independence in the investigations into the violent insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6. In doing so, he... Read more ...

Biden, predicting a deal on his agenda, gives inside details of talks

In a 90-minute town hall, Biden cited the opposition of Sens. Manchin and Sinema to major parts of the package and conceded they were forcing major changes. “We're down to four... Read more ...

McConnell lauds Thomas, says Supreme Court should not heed ‘rule of polls'

Top Senate Republican praises ‘jurisprudence on unborn life' as high court again considerts abortion. Read more ...

US regulators endorse efforts to address climate risks

WASHINGTON - U.S. financial regulators on Thursday approved a series of steps toward addressing the dangers that climate change poses to the nation's financial system. The... Read more ...