Mark Katkov

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Perseverance's Video Cameras Capture Its Arrival On Mars (There's Audio, Too)

Monday, February 22, 2021

Six off-the-shelf cameras comprised the spacecraft's EDL Cam system (Entry, Descent and Landing). Together they provided a spectacular view of the Rover's arrival on the red planet.

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Biden Administration Ends U.S. Support Of Saudi-Led Offensive In Yemen

Thursday, February 04, 2021

U.S. support to the coalition over the course of the war has included inflight refueling of Saudi warplanes and the sale of precision bombs dropped on Yemeni targets.

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Captain Tom, Centenarian Who Inspired The U.K. With His Fundraising Walks, Has Died

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

The World War II veteran gained fame by raising funds for the U.K.'s National Health Service by walking sponsored laps in his garden. His family says he contracted COVID-19.

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China Will No Longer Recognize British Hong Kong Travel Document

Friday, January 29, 2021

Britain had offered Hong Kong holders of overseas citizenship a path to residency and citizenship in the U.K. China rejects the move as an infringement on its sovereignty.

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Suspect Pleads Guilty In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor, Turns Government Witness

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Ty Garbin is one of six defendants charged with conspiring to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. In exchange for his conspiracy guilty plea, the government agreed not to bring further charges.

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Biden Administration Restores Aid To Palestinians, Reversing Trump Policy

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The acting U.S. ambassador to the U.N. announced a renewed commitment to the two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and a resumption of U.S. contact with Palestinian leaders.

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New Capitol Police Chief Offers 'Sincerest Apologies' To Congress

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman told a House committee that the department expects to answer "for our failings on Jan. 6."

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Uganda Security Forces Ordered To Stop Detention Of Losing Presidential Candidate

Monday, January 25, 2021

A judge ruled Monday that security forces surrounding the home of Bobi Wine, who lost a disputed election to President Yoweri Museveni, must leave. It's not clear if the ruling will be obeyed.

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Like So Much This Year In The NFL, The Pandemic Is Taking A Toll — On Super Bowl Ads

Monday, January 25, 2021

For the first time in 37 years Budweiser will not directly advertise its beer during the game. Other famous brands are also taking a pass.

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New 007 Release Delayed For 3rd Time As Pandemic Continues To Batter Film Industry

Friday, January 22, 2021

No Time to Die, the 25th film in the James Bond saga, is scheduled to premiere in theaters Oct. 8, a year and a half past its original debut date, MGM said Friday.

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PHOTOS: President Biden's Redecorated Oval Office

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Furnishings and artwork change with each president, often displaying both an aesthetic and political philosophy.

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PHOTOS: Biden, Harris Assume Office During Unique Inauguration Ceremony

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

After an insurrection and in the midst of a pandemic, there was much that was different about the 59th Inauguration. But there was also much that followed precedent. Here are some images from the day.

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Biden Pick For Intel Chief: 'Biggest Challenge Is Building Trust And Confidence'

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Avril Haines began her confirmation hearing by pledging to "never shy from speaking truth to power," an implicit criticism of President Trump's management of the country's vast intelligence network.

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Mexico Will Not Charge Former Defense Chief With Drug Trafficking

Friday, January 15, 2021

Retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested in October at Los Angeles International Airport by U.S. law enforcement, outraging Mexican officials who demanded and obtained his extradition.

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Man Photographed In 'Camp Auschwitz' Sweatshirt During U.S. Capitol Riot Is Arrested

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Robert Packer was identified by law enforcement as the bearded, long-haired person who wore the black sweatshirt with a skull and crossbones graphic. He was taken into custody in Newport News, Va.

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New York City Cancels Contracts With Trump Organization

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Mayor Bill de Blasio said that President Trump "incited a rebellion" and that New York City "will not be associated with those unforgivable acts in any shape, way or form."

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U.S. Records More Than 4,000 Dead In 1 Day From COVID-19, A Grim New Record

Friday, January 08, 2021

The U.S. hit more than 4,000 deaths on Jan. 7, which also saw 274,703 new infections, according to Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. continues to lead the world in both cases and deaths.

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What The 25th Amendment Says About Removing A Sitting President

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Ratified in 1967, the 25th Amendment to the Constitution gives the vice president the ability to assume the powers of the presidency if he has the support of the executive Cabinet.

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Army Secretary Says A 'Non-Scalable' 7-Foot Fence Is Going Up Around U.S. Capitol

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said the fence will be in place for at least the next 30 days. He added that 6,200 members of the National Guard will be in the region by this weekend.

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Trump-Appointed U.S. Attorney In Georgia Abruptly Resigns

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Byung J. Pak's resignation comes just days after a phone call between the president and Georgia's secretary of state during which Trump demanded election officials "find" lost votes.

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