Debbie Elliott

Debbie Elliott appears in the following:

The stakes are high as Blinken sits down with his Russian counterpart

Friday, January 21, 2022

Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets Friday with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, hoping another round of diplomacy will keep Russian troops massed on the border with Ukraine from invading.

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News brief: U.S.-Russia meeting, Roe v. Wade, Joe Rogan podcast criticized

Friday, January 21, 2022

Secretary of State Blinken meets with his Russian counterpart. March for Life organizers hope this year Roe v. Wade is overturned. Spotify asked to crack down on COVID falsehoods in popular podcast.

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Democrats on Capitol Hill fail on voting rights but win the release of Trump files

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Democrats' voting rights effort was blocked in the Senate, but they did get a victory at the Supreme Court — in the quest for Trump White House records related to the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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News brief: Biden news conference, Ukraine-Russia tensions, Tonga aid

Thursday, January 20, 2022

President Biden defended his first year in office. Biden insists he won't send U.S. forces to Ukraine if Russia invades. Tonga begins to recover from the eruption of an undersea volcano and tsunami.

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Biden discusses stalled domestic agenda and other issues during news conference

Thursday, January 20, 2022

President Biden's executive style is informed by his decades in the world's most deliberative body. Allies say this approach has shown its limits in Biden's first year as president.

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The federal government offers free COVID-19 tests and N95 masks

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Each U.S. household can order four tests from COVIDtests.gov. The administration also plans to give out 400 million N95 masks for free through pharmacies, grocery stores and community health centers.

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Blinken is on a mission to defuse the crisis between Ukraine and Russia

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

With Russian troops massed on Ukraine's border and Washington warning Moscow may stage a false flag operation as a pretext to invade, Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Kyiv to show solidarity.

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The omicron variant is wreaking havoc at day care centers

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Children under 5 are still too young to be vaccinated for COVID-19, and that is leading to a lot of stress and disruption among their parents and their caregivers.

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News brief: COVIDtests.gov, Biden news conference, Blinken's Ukraine trip

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A new federal government website makes it easy to order COVID-19 tests. President Biden marks one year in office. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is trying to defuse Russia-Ukraine tensions.

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Fashion journalist and ex-'Vogue' creative director André Leon Talley dies at 73

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Talley, who worked at Women's Wear Daily and Vogue, was a regular in the front row of fashion shows in New York and Europe. At 6-feet-6 inches tall, he cut an imposing figure wherever he went.

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Confederate monuments are removed as Americans consider how to remember the past

Thursday, December 30, 2021

In 2021, governments removed more than 50 symbols honoring the Confederacy. It's part of a broader reckoning with how history should be presented in the public square.

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Do vaccines stop infections from the omicron variant? Early results are released

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Preliminary data out of South Africa suggest COVID vaccines are much less effective at stopping infection from the omicron variant, but there's hope the vaccines will protect against severe disease.

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News brief: Biden-Putin call, Instagram hearing, Glenn Foster dies in custody

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

The U.S. warns Russia it will face tough sanctions if it invades Ukraine. What is Instagram doing to keep its youngest users safe? A former NFL player died in police custody Monday in Alabama.

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News brief: U.S.-Russia meeting, diplomatic boycott of Olympics, DOJ sues Texas

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

President Biden and Russian President Putin hold a video summit. The U.S. won't send any government officials to the Olympics in Beijing. The DOJ is suing Texas over the state's redistricting plans.

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Three white men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia

Thursday, November 25, 2021

A Georgia jury convicted three white men of murdering Ahmaud Arbery. The 25-year-old Black jogger was shot and killed as he ran through a residential neighborhood.

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3 white men have been found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

A Georgia jury determined three white men are guilty of murder Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black jogger. The nearly all-white panel was not swayed by arguments that y was killed in self-defense.

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Jury has begun to deliberate in the trial of 3 men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The nearly all-white jury has begun deliberating the fate of Travis and Greg Michael and William 'Roddie' Bryan. They are accused of murdering Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 near Brunswick, Ga.

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Attorneys give closing statements in trial of men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Monday, November 22, 2021

In Brunswick, Ga., attorneys in the trial over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery are giving their closing arguments. Three white men are accused of murdering Arbery as he jogged through their neighborhood.

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Closing arguments are to begin in the Ga. murder trial over a Black jogger's death

Monday, November 22, 2021

On Monday, closing arguments are to begin in the trial of three white men accused of murdering 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed as he ran through their Georgia neighborhood last year.

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Rittenhouse verdict disappoints outside courthouse of Arbery trial

Saturday, November 20, 2021

In Brunswick, Ga., where three men are on trial in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, activists and local residents react to the acquittals in the Kyle Rittenhouse case.

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