Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Saturday, May 22, 2021 (1 Viewer)

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    Shock of Jan. 6 insurrection devolves into political fight
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of the most chilling scenes from the Jan. 6 insurrection, a violent mob surged through the halls of the U.S. Capitol chanting “hang Mike Pence.” But when the House moved this week to create an independent commission to investigate the tragedy, the former vice president’s brother voted no.

    Republicans try but can't escape Jan. 6 - The Hill

    Biden betting on wage growth, while GOP warns of inflation - AP

    VP Kamala Harris holds unusual bilateral meeting with a foreign leader at the White House - FOX

    New voter ID rules raise concerns of fraud, ballot rejection - AP

    Judge rules Fulton County absentee ballots to be unsealed, reviewed after fraud claims - NBC

    Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend to cooperate with federal authorities in investigation - CNN

    Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene rally in Maricopa County to keep 'big lie' going - Yahoo

    Hamas defiant with military parade, appearance of top leader - AP

    'A lousy hand of cards': How Biden navigated his first foreign policy crisis - NBC

    Bipartisan Senate surface transportation draft proposes $304B for highways - Politico

    Infrastructure deal slips, GOP pans $1.7T White House offer - AP

    Trump's blog sees decline in online interactions: report - The Hill

    Biden insists that 'my party still supports Israel' - FOX

    How the GOP lies about the US Capitol insurrection and 2020 election are related - CNN

    EXPLAINER: Much about US pullout from Afghanistan is unclear - AP

    TX bill restricting critical race theory heads to governor's desk - Wash. Examiner

    Greene under fire for comparing mask policy to the Holocaust: 'A neurotic lack of self awareness' - The Hill

    How federal prosecutors are pursuing Rudy Giuliani - CNN

    Ex-officers say fatal arrest of Ronald Greene among worst excessive force they've seen - NBC

    Migrant children are languishing at an Army base for "alarming" periods of time - CBS

    Biden touts economic 'progress,' despite weak jobs report, rising inflation - FOX

    Legal intrigue swirls over ex-Trump exec Weisselberg: Five key points - The Hill

    Mississippi’s last abortion clinic at center of US debate - AP

    Five reasons why cryptocurrencies are raising alarm - The Hill

    Tulsi Gabbard calls on Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resign for 'anti-Whiteness' - FOX

    Asian Americans emerged as an important voting bloc in 2020. Activists fear new voting restrictions could silence them - CNN

    With more border crossers, US groups seek to stem deaths - AP

    Appeals court judges move aside as Biden ramps up nominations - Wash. Examiner

    The 'gaffe machine' gets a tuneup: Joe Biden stays surprisingly on message as president - USA Today

    Progressive Philadelphia DA's big primary win boosts reform movement momentum - NBC

    Biden weathers his first foreign crisis after months focusing on domestic troubles - CNN

    The DOJ Is Using A Civil Rights-Era Law To Charge Protesters And Insurrectionists - NPR

    EXCLUSIVE: ‘The rule of law’: Raffensperger details plan to get reelected in spite of Trump - Wash. Examiner

    Epstein guards to skirt jail time in deal with prosecutors - AP

    U.N. Security Council calls for ‘full adherence’ to Gaza cease-fire, immediate humanitarian aid - CNBC

    Walsh allies hope uproar over Boston top cop appointment will quickly fade - Politico

    Humanitarian aid arrives in Gaza as rebuilding efforts get underway - NBC

    Veterans DC motorcycle ride sees interest boom after Pentagon denied permit, leader says - Wash. Examiner

    Senate GOP pushes bill to reinforce Israel's 'Iron Dome' - FOX

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reveals she's attending therapy and learning to 'slow down' after Capitol riot - BI

    Another ballot audit set to move ahead in Fulton County, Georgia, as judge rules absentee ballots can be unsealed - CNN

    Here's the truth about the labor shortage - CNN

    Floyd legislation reveals divide in police-reform movement - AP

    GOP efforts to downplay danger of Capitol riot increase - The Hill

    Patrick Leahy signals he'll run for ninth Senate term - Politico

    Cruz slams 'pitiful' Brian Williams for 'Kremlin Cruz' moniker - Wash. Examiner

    Congress will likely miss deadline for Floyd police reform bill. Advocates say don't rush. - NBC

    GOP senators probe 'close coordination' between Biden administration, teachers unions on school reopenings - FOX

    Colonial Pipeline tries to determine how DarkSide breached its network while interest in prevention spikes - CNN

    Manchin’s Voting Rights Plan Would Do Nothing About The Wave Now Of Voter Suppression Bills - HP

    Is peace possible? Experts explain new glimmer of hope in Israeli-Palestinian conflict - NBC

    CNN cuts ties with Rick Santorum over disparaging comments - AP

    2 dead, 8 injured n Minneapolis shooting - ABC

    A Biden-friendly economist is creating a big headache for president's spending plans - Politico

    Flashback: Harris protested at southern border in 2018, but hasn't visited since taking migrant role - FOX

    Key progressive initiatives stall in Congress as some on the left urge Biden to go bold, and go alone - CNN

    Defense Department commission plans initial visits to 10 military sites with Confederate names - CBS

    The Latest: UN Security Council urges aid for Palestinians - AP

    Bloomberg columnist: DeSantis is the 'pandemic winner' despite being 'vilified in the media'- Wash. Examiner

    Cancel culture just ate another one but there's a twist - FOX

    Activists blockade McDonald’s distribution centers in UK - AP

    Life without parole is a 'slower' death sentence. Are legal defense systems measuring up? - NBC

    Suspect arrested in alleged restaurant hate crime - ABC

    What you need to know about options to pay for infrastructure - The Hill

    Israel-Palestinian conflict: Eyes on peace options as Gaza truce holds - BBC

    Marjorie Taylor Greene compares House mask mandates to the Holocaust - CNN

    Repatriating refugees at Syrian camp could stem ISIS resurgence: US general - ABC

    Biden administration renews Temporary Protect Status for Haiti - The Hill

    CNN ends contract with Santorum after remarks about Native Americans - Wash. Examiner

    An aspiring congressional candidate unveils novel campaign slogan: 'Make crime illegal again' - FOX

    Leaving home: West Virginia population drop is largest in US - AP

    Debbie Dingell hospitalized for an ulcer - USA Today

    Suspect arrested in connection with attack on Jewish men: LAPD - The Hill

    Jedediah Bila, 'Fox and Friends Weekend' co-host, leaves Fox News - USA Today

    'We survived AIDS and Covid': LGBTQ organizers plan safe — and celebratory — Pride events - NBC

    Nevada Lawmakers focus on justice reform, guns as session wanes - AP

    Biden says he won't let DOJ seize phone records or emails from reporters - CNN

    The Bombing Has Stopped, But Pain And Destruction Remain In Gaza City - NPR

    Princess Latifa: Dubai photo appears to show missing woman - BBC

    County tells Arizona Senate to keep files, threatens lawsuit - AP

    Autopsy report, full body camera footage released from Ronald Greene's deadly arrest - The Hill

    No claim on $500M Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold - ABC

    West Virginia AG Morrisey: Biden energy policy amounts to Russia and China first, 'America last' - FOX

    Biden to host George Floyd's family next week on anniversary of his death - CNN

    Volcano erupts near Congolese city of Goma; residents flee - AP

    Return of Iraqis seen as easing threat from Syria camp - AP

    Ana, forming in the Atlantic, becomes 1st named storm of hurricane season - ABC

    Virgin Galactic rocket ship ascends from New Mexico - AP

    Experts say you may want to take out travel insurance before your next trip - ABC

    Internet Explorer, The Love-To-Hate-It Web Browser, Will Die Next Year - NPR

    Coronavirus News and Updates:

    New COVID-19 cases plummet to lowest levels since last June - AP

    Covid-19 vaccine boosters may be necessary. Here's what you need to know - CNN

    An Early CDC Coronavirus Test Came With Inconsistent Instructions - NPR

    New vibe at White House: Hugs are in; masks are (mostly) out - AP

    US's daily COVID-19 cases fall below 30K for first time since last summer - The Hill

    How The Biden White House Learned To Drop The Masks And Stop Worrying - NPR

    New way to store Pfizer vaccine could ramp up vaccinating teens - ABC

    As US schools resume testing, large numbers are opting out - AP

    Nursing homes invoke Trump-era protections to fight lawsuits over Covid deaths - Politico

    After Months Of A Racing Heart And Burning Feet, A COVID Long-Hauler Gets A Diagnosis - NPR

    How one city is slowly but surely rebounding from COVID-19 - ABC

    'This is no way to live': Were nursing home patients protected to death during COVID-19? - USA Today

    As COVID restrictions loosen, the debate over "vaccine passports" intensifies - CBS

    Confidence in Fauci dropped over past year: Poll - Wash. Examiner

    People With Severe COVID-19 Have Higher Risk Of Long-Term Effects, Study Finds - NPR

    Las Vegas officials hold pop-up vaccine clinic at strip club - AP

    Climbing guide says at least 100 virus cases on Everest - AP

    A New Study Suggests It's Safer For Schools To Keep Up With Mask Requirements - NPR

    Sniffing Labrador retrievers join Thai coronavirus fight - AP

    In Rural India, Less COVID-19 Testing, More Fear — And A Few Ventilators For Millions - NPR

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