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Biden Administration Will 'Speed Up' Efforts To Put Harriet Tubman On $20 Bill

Monday, January 25, 2021

Press secretary Jen Psaki said it's important that "our money ... reflect the history and diversity of our country." The effort to redesign the $20 bill foundered during the Trump administration.

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Chicago Said Teachers Needed To Return In Person. The Teachers Voted No

Monday, January 25, 2021

After the union vote, the district said it had pushed back the return of K-8 teachers and staff until Wednesday to "ensure we reach a resolution without a disruption to student learning."

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What We Know So Far: A Timeline Of Security Response At The Capitol On Jan. 6

Friday, January 15, 2021

Despite days of widespread incitement on social media in advance of the insurrection encouraging extremist Trump supporters to assault the U.S. Capitol, law enforcement was unprepared and overwhelmed.

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Airbnb Is Canceling All Reservations In Metro D.C. During Inauguration Week

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The company also said it has banned "numerous individuals" that it found to be associated with hate groups or involved in criminal activity at the Capitol.

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Biden Nominates Samantha Power To Run U.S. Agency For International Development

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Power is "a world-renowned voice of conscience and moral clarity," President-elect Joe Biden said of the former U.N. ambassador. The post will be elevated to become a National Security Council member.

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On Far-Right Websites, Plans To Storm Capitol Were Made In Plain Sight

Thursday, January 07, 2021

The groundwork for the attack on the U.S. Capitol had been laid for weeks, say experts on extremism and social media — but it was a surprise when this time, the rhetoric turned into real violence.

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Obama: 'A Moment Of Great Dishonor And Shame For Our Nation' — But Not A Surprise

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

"History will rightly remember today's violence at the Capitol, incited by a sitting president who has continued to baselessly lie about the outcome of a lawful election," wrote the former president.

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Former Presidents Bush And Clinton Blame 'Poison Politics' For 'Sickening' Violence

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

"To those who are disappointed in the results of the election: Our country is more important than the politics of the moment," George W. Bush said in his rebuke of President Trump.

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Rep. Omar Says She Is Drafting New Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

"We can't allow him to remain in office, it's a matter of preserving our Republic and we need to fulfill our oath," wrote the Minnesota Democrat, as Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

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Germany Moves Toward Requiring Women On Large Companies' Executive Boards

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Germany lags the U.S. and others in the number of women on boards at major companies. "[N]ot many changes are made voluntarily, and progress is very slow," said the federal minister for women.

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Proud Boys Leader Released From Police Custody And Ordered To Leave D.C.

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Enrique Tarrio was arrested on Monday shortly after arriving in D.C., where Trump supporters are gathering to protest the official certification of the Electoral College ballots on Wednesday.

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Singapore Says COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Data Can Be Requested By Police

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

The government had previously said data collected by its widely used app would only be used for contact tracing. The program is seen as a key part of the country's success in managing the coronavirus.

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Kenosha: Negligence Claims Filed Against City And County Over Fatal Shootings

Monday, January 04, 2021

Attorneys for two men shot by Kyle Rittenhouse have each filed $10 million claims against Kenosha, Wis., as the city girds for unrest when a charging decision is made in the shooting of Jacob Blake.

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Pittsburgh Police Search For White Pickup Truck After 2 Explosions Reported

Monday, January 04, 2021

Police say an incendiary device was thrown from a moving vehicle on Sunday night, damaging a parked car. A short time later, a second explosion was reported a couple of miles away.

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Gov. Cuomo Says N.Y. Is 4th State To Find A Variant Coronavirus Case

Monday, January 04, 2021

Cuomo says the patient is recovering. The governor also pledged not to receive the vaccine until Black, Hispanic and poor people do.

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At The Vatican, A Christmas Eve Mass Shaped By The Pandemic

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Only 100 or so people attended the service, and they wore masks and socially distanced. The Mass began two hours early so all could make it home before Italy's virus curfew.

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California Is 1st State To Hit 2 Million Cases, And Hospitals Are Out Of ICU Beds

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Coronavirus cases in the state have skyrocketed over the last two months, and the ICU capacity is now zero in Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley.

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Shock And Dismay After Trump Pardons Blackwater Guards Who Killed 14 Iraqi Civilians

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

"We were surprised that the American president issued a decision to pardon these criminals, murderers and thugs," says an Iraqi man who was shot in the 2007 massacre at Baghdad's Nisour Square.

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Russian Lawmakers Pass Bills That Could Block Social Media Sites — And Stifle Dissent

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

One law would allow for the blocking of foreign websites that it says "discriminate" against Russian media, while another would allow people convicted of slander to be jailed for up to two years.

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Justice Department Sues Walmart, Alleging It Illegally Dispensed Opioids

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Damages could total in the billions. "Walmart had the responsibility and the means to help prevent the diversion of prescription opioids. Instead, for years, it did the opposite," the government said.

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