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Democrats vow vote on gun bills; Biden says ‘we have to act’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats said Tuesday that they are pushing toward a vote on expanded gun control measures as the nation reels from its second mass shooting in a week. President Joe Biden said “we have to act,” but prospects for any major changes were dim, for now, in the closely divided Congress.

Updated 8:22 PM CDT

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Blocked Boulder assault-weapons ban renews gun law questions
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Biden mulls executive action on guns, asks Congress to pass weapons ban
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Manchin says he doesn't support House-passed background check bill
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Sen. John Kennedy: 'We do not need more gun control, we need more idiot control'
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Colorado suspect got assault weapon 6 days before shooting
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Scared and hungry: Young boys cross the border alone
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DHS looking at tracking travel of domestic extremists
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McConnell defends remarks on racial history of Senate filibuster
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Here's what Congress is considering on gun rights (and why nothing will happen)
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U.S. judge criticizes prosecutors over '60 Minutes' interview about probe into Capitol attack
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Biden administration to open emergency shelters with more than 16,000 migrant children in U.S. custody
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Mexico's president says Biden immigration policies prompting border surge
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AZ mayor declares state of emergency over border crisis
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Democrats say increased recognition of climate change puts more pressure on GOP
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How the current US-Mexico border crisis compares with the peak of the Trump era in 2019
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Biden’s disciplined agenda rollout tested by the unexpected
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After mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder, Senate Democrats promise a vote on new gun regulations
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Voting rights clash hurtles Senate toward nuclear breakdown
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'We have to act': Biden calls on Congress to move fast on background checks, assault weapon ban after Boulder shooting
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Biden extends Affordable Care Act special enrollment period
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Boulder banned assault weapons in 2018. A judge recently ruled that the city cannot enforce the ban.
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Lawmakers grapple with gun laws in wake of mass shootings
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Rubio wants answers on 'UFOs' reported over US military posts
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Cruz accuses Democrats of playing 'ridiculous theater' in proposals following mass shootings
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Cruz slams renewed gun control push from Dems
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US poverty is still high, but stimulus is stopping it from getting worse
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Schumer urges three Black nominees for top U.S. attorney jobs in New York
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Senate Republicans demand second hearing for Biden DOJ pick Gupta after 'misleading' comments’
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Ex-NYPD cop arrested on Capitol riot charges, told FBI she went on Trump instructions
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Poll: Newsom beating recall effort
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Senators seek elusive common ground on gun safety after two mass shootings in one week
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What's next for President Biden? $3 trillion package for infrastructure, schools, families
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Biden under fire for border wall cash freeze
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Biden administration opens second child migrant facility in Carrizo Springs amid escalating crisis
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Biden says 100 million Americans will have received stimulus checks by Wednesday - BI
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"What are we doing?": Senators debate gun control at Judiciary Committee hearing
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EXCLUSIVE: MT gov threatens legal action if Biden admin flies migrants from southern border
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Senators say they won’t back nominees who aren’t diverse
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Duckworth, Hirono won't vote on 'non-diversity' Biden nominees over lack of Asian American representation
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Colorado shooting suspect in custody, witnesses say gunman targeted victims (video)
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The 15 jurors selected for the trial of Derek Chauvin
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Trump hotels dropped as preferred partner by luxury travel agency
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Boulder mass shooting victims remembered, including police officer, future grandpa
Graphic: A timeline of U.S. mass shootings
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House GOP lawmakers join Senate call for GAO opinion on Biden’s border wall freeze
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Sanders disagrees with Trump Twitter ban
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Biden wants quick action on gun violence, even as he moves slowly
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Boulder shooting: Ten victims and suspect identified by police
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Obama rips lack of action on guns: Shouldn't take pandemic to curb shootings
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What we know about the "unprecedented" Capitol riot arrests
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A Year After Ending Her Presidential Bid, Warren Wields Soft Power in Washington - NY Times
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Migrant children might be housed at military bases
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White House officials met with energy execs ahead of infrastructure plan, sources say
North Korea fired two cruise missiles off west coast on Sunday: Yonhap
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Colorado shooting victims: Store staffers, cop, photographer
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Trump allies line up ahead of potentially bruising primaries
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Pentagon receives request to provide space for migrant children at military bases
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House Republicans boycott 'sham' Democratic hearing on bill proposals
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California bill to jumpstart handgun 'microstamps'
Britain throws weight behind NATO as bulwark against Russia
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Judge warns DOJ that media interviews could butt area Oath Keepers case
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President Biden urges Congress to pass gun safety measures after shooting in Boulder, Colorado
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Girl's solo journey to US border shows risks parents take
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Why some couples are getting their stimulus money in two payments
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Cuomo accusers criticize NY Assembly investigation
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'Spirit To Fight': Inside The Labor, Minority Rights Roots Of Myanmar's Protests
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Suspect arrested in stabbing attack captured on Zoom
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Newly confirmed surgeon general to focus on COVID, opioids
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Senate confirms Shalanda Young for No. 2 spot at OMB
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Car ramming at rally against Asian hate being investigated as hate crime
Asian equity futures under pressure after U.S. stocks, oil slide
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AZ Dems heckled after warning GOP election audit is 'dangerous'
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Judge detains former Special Forces soldier charged with assaulting police during Capitol siege
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Supreme Court wrestles with complex questions of tribal power arising from late-night traffic stop
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Democratic U.S. senators urge Biden to speed sanctions over Nord Stream 2
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Israel election: Netanyahu claims 'huge win' for right-wing parties
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Oakland will begin paying $500 to low-income families
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Senate Democrats dodge Biden gun ban appeal
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EXPLAINER: How states are seeking to loosen controls on guns
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U.S. senators push solar lobby to detail firms' links to forced labor in China
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HHS seeking use of two Texas military posts to house unaccompanied minors, Pentagon says
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EXPLAINER: Why is Biden halting federal oil sales?
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Louisiana may owe abortion clinics' lawyers $8.6 million
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Powell says Fed expects inflation rise to be 'neither particularly large nor persistent'
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No clear winner in Israeli election, but Netanyahu could have edge: TV exit polls
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Boulder shooting: 10 deaths, including police officer, suspect in custody
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Biden eyes $3T package for infrastructure, schools, families
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Sidney Powell argues in new court filing that no reasonable people would believe her election fraud claims
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GOP-led legal battle looms as Biden administration moves to implement American Rescue Plan
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Witness describes early moments of shooting at Boulder, Colorado supermarket (video)
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Slain Boulder officer acted heroically, chief says
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A second House Democrat objects to overturning Iowa congressional election GOP won by six votes
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Russia urges China to ditch US dollar in bid to bust sanctions
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Assaulting the Truth, Ron Johnson Helps Erode Confidence in Government - NY Times
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U.S. Senate confirms Marty Walsh as next labor secretary in union win
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Average corporate tax rate plunged by more than half after GOP overhaul
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Amid surge, border agents in Rio Grande Valley are releasing migrants without court dates
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House continues investigation challenging Republican win in Iowa
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Trump ramps up activities, asserts power within GOP
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House Democrats face backlash on both sides for investigating Iowa House race won by a Republican
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Evanston, Illinois first in US to pay reparations to Black residents
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Biden to talk up health insurance cost cuts in visit to Ohio
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China Makes It A Crime To Question Military Death Toll On The Internet
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More than 45,000 bridges rated in poor condition, but President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan may hit snag
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GOP mounts defense against DC statehood
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Why Trump Would Make the Most Boring Social Media Site Ever
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News ratings, traffic plummet post-Trump
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Biden administration continues to deny journalists access to border facilities
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Rivals seeking to gain as Biden mulls approach to Syrian war
Colorado Rep. Boebert decries 'senseless violence' in Boulder
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‘Next phase’ of criminal probe into Trump finances: Finding witnesses
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Refugee agency to fast-track release of some migrant children with parents in the U.S.
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'Traumatizing': Man describes grandkids' escape from Boulder grocery store
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Buttigieg looks to remake America's crumbling infrastructure — and boost his own brand in the process
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WH withdraws deputy Interior secretary amid pushback from Murkowski: report
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Biden Cabinet near complete but hundreds of jobs still open
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'That's not true': MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan, GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw spar over border claims
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Inside a closed-door US Border Patrol facility in Texas
Ex-Trump HHS official running for House sues Biden admin for suspending Trump migrant ban
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Eric Greitens, former Missouri governor who resigned amid multiple scandals, to run for Senate
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U.S. Joins EU In Sanctions Against China Over Treatment Of Uyghur Muslims
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Dems sound alarm at prospect of overturning Iowa race
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Schiff 'took the bait' with FISA memo, ex-House Intel investigator says
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House conservatives ramp up efforts on child care bills
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FACT CHECK Arguing against statehood for DC, congressman says it has no car dealerships (it does)
Biden regularly consults with Barack Obama on a 'range of issues', Psaki says
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South Dakota governor aims to block trans athletes from women's sports nationwide
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Democrats renew push for Washington, DC statehood under Biden
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Israel's elections look very different without Netanyahu's popular U.S. ally
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'Sedition': A Complicated History - NY Times
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New York Democrat rips Cuomo's 'darling', 'child rapist' comments as 'absolutely shocking'
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Speedy House vs. slower Senate: Dems struggle to balance on Biden agenda
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Moderate Democrats warn leaders against meddling in Iowa race
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Derek Chauvin Trial: 14 Jurors Are Seated To Hear Case Of George Floyd Killing
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The Point: Ron Johnson's revisionist history of Greenland
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Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez and more rally for voting rights bill
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Firebrand Congressman Mo Brooks, a Trump ally, launches U.S. Senate run
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Sidney Powell moves to dismiss Dominion lawsuit
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Squad member Ilhan Omar to join Dems in border visit amid burgeoning crisis
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House Democrats demand answers on slow $1,400 checks
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Why Dems are sticking with the filibuster, for now
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India, Pakistan hold water-sharing talks amid thaw in frozen ties
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White House officials to meet with energy industry execs ahead of climate, infrastructure plan, sources say
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In South Dakota, Noem bends — partially — on transgender ban
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Boulder shooting: Gunman kills 10 in Colorado supermarket. Here's what we know
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Yemen: Saudi Arabia Proposes A Peace Deal, But Houthis Say It's Not Enough
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McConnell knocks Kentucky Democrat over support for nixing filibuster
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Antrim eschews Dominion equipment in favor of hand count for primary ballots
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Warnock's seat comes into focus amid battle over voting laws and filibuster rules
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Mo Brooks spotlights support for Trump as he launches Alabama Senate bid
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Photos show crowded conditions for migrants at Texas Border Patrol facility
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Biden to nominate tech critic Lina Khan as an FTC commissioner
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Western sanctions on China over Xinjiang trigger furious response
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Despite flurry of attention, Jill Biden is not leading family reunification effort
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These House lawmakers aren't seeking reelection in 2022
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Democrats Reviewing Whether To Overturn A Certified Iowa U.S. House Election
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Border Patrol has detained more unaccompanied minors in March than all of February, preliminary data show
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Texas congressman releases photos of children sleeping on mats in Border Patrol facility
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West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU
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Afghanistan: The women killed for working at a TV station. (video)
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Israel votes: Netanyahu’s fate hangs on Tuesday’s elections
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Obama 'alumni' create program to boost young Latinos in public service
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NY Times estimates wealthy Americans are refusing to pay $1.4 trillion in uncollected taxes
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Businessman allegedly tied to North Korean intel extradited to US
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Why Lockheed's acquisition of Aerojet will be a 'boon for U.S. innovation'
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Sex acts filmed in Australia’s parliament rock Morrison’s gov’
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Supreme Court conservatives turn skeptical eye on rule helping unions organize farmer workers
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Biden first president in decades to have first-pick Cabinet secretaries confirmed
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Senate Swears In New Head Of Security After Insurrection Shakeup
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Overstimulated? Stocks soar 75% in historic 12-month run
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Thousands of Rohingya homes burn as fire sweeps Bangladesh camps
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Australian east coast rain to ease but flooding continues
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Ohio coffee shop owner asks Biden and transgender rights supporters not to buy his coffee
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'Painful for America': Dem breaks with Pelosi on push to overturn Iowa election
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The most surprising thing about the border is that presidents keep being surprised by it
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Can the electrical grid handle a boom in electric vehicles?
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‘I wish I would die’: Syrians tortured in Lebanon, report says
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First North Korea national ever extradited to U.S., Mun Chol Myong faces money laundering charges
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Inside the 'spring revolution' opposing Myanmar's military coup
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Spring breakers accused of drugging, raping woman who later died in Miami Beach
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NOAA Upgrades Forecasts As Climate Change Drives More Severe Storms
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Detective files for divorce from wife charged over Capitol riot
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sells NFT of first tweet for $2.9M
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Polish writer Jakub Zulczyk charged for calling President Duda a 'moron'


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Coronavirus News and Updates:

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AstraZeneca to publish full U.S. trial results after rare rebuke over 'outdated' data
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Fauci calls 'outdated' data in AstraZeneca's US vaccine trial 'unfortunate'
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Brazil Is Looking Like The Worst Place On Earth For COVID-19
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'Brain fog' can linger for months after Covid-19
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Hang on to that COVID-19 vaccination card
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Americans gained some weight during COVID-19 lockdown
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Why have COVID-19 cases hit high plateau in NYC?
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Covid: DoorDash delivers at-home test kits
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U.S. oil companies launch on-site vaccinations as supplies rise
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Donuts and weed among freebies offered to vaccinated Americans
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J&J plant authorization clears way for big boost in U.S. COVID-19 shots
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Brazil sees record COVID-19 deaths as Bolsonaro swears in fourth minister

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COVID-19 variants put brakes on loosening restrictions in New Jersey
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U.S. health agency questions robustness of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial data
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Miami Beach mayor: 'Please vacation responsibly'
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Krispy Kreme will give you a free doughnut every day this year — if you've been vaccinated
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'It's fever-pitched': Miami Beach to extend state of emergency after more than 1,000 arrested amid spring break
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Covid-19: Vaccines and vaccine passports being sold on darknet
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New U.S. COVID-19 cases show weekly uptick for first time since January
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South Korea's Moon gets AstraZeneca vaccine
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AstraZeneca may have used outdated info in vaccine trial, US health officials say
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Miami experiencing new kind of spring break mayhem in 'most open' state after lockdown
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AstraZeneca struggles to rebuild confidence in vaccine after PR blunders
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Germany's Merkel banks on Easter circuit-breaker to combat 'new pandemic'
Rand Paul: Fauci, others preaching about masks isn't about science, it's about 'submission'
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DoorDash offers on-demand COVID PCR tests
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Germany extends virus lockdown till mid-April as cases rise
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Greece orders private doctors to join COVID battle
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South Korean regions brush off outcry, mandate coronavirus testing for foreign workers
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What to know about the variant found in Brazil
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Study suggests adults under stay-at-home orders gained nearly two pounds a month
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Biden administration frets J&J may miss vaccine goal
 
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