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House retirement tracker: Senior Democrats exit as the GOP is confident of a takeover

Thursday, December 09, 2021

A growing number of House lawmakers have opted not to run again in 2022, but so far more Democrats than Republicans are choosing to end their service.

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Jan. 6 panel and subpoenas: Committee targets witnesses linked to day of attack

Saturday, November 06, 2021

The committee investigating the attack has sent out a number of subpoenas to get information and compel people with knowledge about the events of the day to tell them what they know.

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A Passenger Attempted To Rush The Cockpit In A Violent Incident On A JetBlue Flight

Saturday, September 25, 2021

A passenger allegedly attacked a flight attendant and yelled for the crew to shoot him during a flight to San Juan on Wednesday. According to the FBI, the incident remains under investigation.

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Biden Says He Plans To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

Friday, September 24, 2021

The president says he will get a third dose of the vaccine as soon as he can. "I'll be getting my booster shot," Biden said at the White House Friday, acknowledging that at 78, he qualifies.

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, The Oldest Republican In The Senate, Will Run For Reelection

Friday, September 24, 2021

The Iowa Republican says that he will run for an eighth term, shooing away calls for his retirement. Grassley made the announcement early Friday morning, a week after his 88th birthday.

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Pelosi Condemns 2 Lawmakers For Taking A 'Secret' Trip To Afghanistan

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., criticized Reps. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Peter Meijer, R-Mich., for traveling to Kabul, characterizing the choice to enter the region as "deadly serious."

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Biden Says The U.S. Is On Pace To Leave Afghanistan By The Aug. 31 Deadline

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The president told G-7 leaders that the U.S. is set to finish withdrawing from Afghanistan by Aug. 31 and asked the Pentagon and State Department for contingency plans if the deadline cannot be met.

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The White House Announces Additional Steps To Combat Ransomware

Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Biden administration has launched a new ransomware task force and stopransomware.gov, a website of preventive resources.

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Italy Defeats England In Emotional Battle For European Soccer Championship

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Italy emerged victorious Sunday in a tight match that came down to penalty kicks. The loss is a crushing blow for England, which could have claimed its first international title in 55 years.

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Lionel Messi Sends Argentina To Victory Over Brazil In Copa América Final

Sunday, July 11, 2021

The Argentina national soccer team dealt a crushing blow to Brazil in the Copa América finals, winning 1-0. Team captain Lionel Messi had long wanted to bring his team to victory.

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Photos: Americans Celebrate Juneteenth After It Becomes A National Holiday

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Juneteenth events are happening across the country, honoring the 156th anniversary of what is often considered the end of slavery in the United States.

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President Biden's Dog Champ Dies

Saturday, June 19, 2021

The older of two German shepherds belonging to President Biden and first lady Jill Biden has died, they said Saturday. Champ joined the family at the start of Joe Biden's tenure as vice president.

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NASA Makes New Plans For Ingenuity Helicopter On Mars

Saturday, May 01, 2021

NASA announced Friday that it would be increasing operational testing on its Ingenuity helicopter following four successful test flights off the surface of Mars.

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TSA Extends Mask Mandate Aboard Flights Through Summer As Travel Increases

Saturday, May 01, 2021

Even as COVID-19 cases decrease and more Americans get vaccinated, the Transportation Security Administration is keeping strict regulations on wearing masks when traveling domestically.

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China Fines Alibaba $2.8 Billion For Breaking Anti-Monopoly Law

Saturday, April 10, 2021

The tech giant received a historically large fine Saturday from the Chinese government. Alibaba says it will comply with the fine and "ensure its compliance with determination."

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U.K. Military Gun Salutes Honor Prince Philip A Day After His Death

Saturday, April 10, 2021

The United Kingdom mourns the loss of Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99, with salutes in the capitals of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. A small funeral is set for April 17.

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Biden Administration: Here Are His Cabinet Members And Key Advisers

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

President Biden's aides are beginning to put policy into action, while the U.S. Senate is taking up his nominees.

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The Cat Who Came Back: Patches, Believed Killed In Mudslide, Shows Up 3 Years Later

Thursday, January 14, 2021

A calico cat thought to have died with her owner in the mudslides that swept through California's Santa Barbara County in 2018 has been found and reunited with her late owner's partner.

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GOP Leaders Condemn Sen. Josh Hawley After Pro-Trump Riot At U.S. Capitol

Friday, January 08, 2021

The Missouri senator is being criticized for being a leader of the baseless challenge to the results of the presidential election, which led to the storming of Capitol Hill by Trump extremists.

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Senate Leader McConnell Accepts Resignation of Senate Sergeant-At-Arms

Thursday, January 07, 2021

One day after rioters stormed the building, Democratic and Republican lawmakers are taking steps to assess the security flaws at the Capitol.

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