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As Trump's Impeachment Trial Resumes, Some Lawmakers Want Details On McCarthy Call

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Now that new details have emerged regarding a call between the then-president and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, more lawmakers are supporting the calling of witnesses.

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George P. Shultz, Giant Of 20th Century American Politics, Dies At 100

Sunday, February 07, 2021

Shultz, who held four Cabinet-level positions under two different presidents, was instrumental in helping to ease Cold War tensions between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.

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4 Skiers Dead In Utah Avalanche

Sunday, February 07, 2021

The Saturday avalanche was one of the most deadly in the state's history. Forecasters had warned of dangerous avalanche conditions.

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Chicago Reports Tentative Deal With Teachers Union To Reopen Schools

Saturday, February 06, 2021

The teachers union said "there is no agreement yet" but a framework its members must review. The city said it's planning for pre-K and special education programs to resume in person this week.

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LA COVID-19 Vaccinations Delayed By Protesters

Sunday, January 31, 2021

Dozens of protesters gathered at the entrance to one of the nation's largest mass-vaccination sites, leading officials to shut down the entrance for an hour.

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As Democrats Call For Marjorie Taylor Greene's Removal, Republicans Stay Silent

Saturday, January 30, 2021

The Georgia congresswoman, who has embraced wild conspiracy theories, has the backing of Donald Trump — and the ire of Democrats, who have called for her censure or removal.

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U.S. Tops 25 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Sunday, January 24, 2021

The devastating news comes almost one year to the day after the first case of the virus was detected in the country and as officials warn that the situation will only grow worse before it gets better.

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Arizona Republicans Censure Party Leaders At Odds With Trump

Saturday, January 23, 2021

State GOP members passed resolutions to condemn three party leaders who they said failed to support former President Donald Trump: Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain.

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Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? $1 Billion Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Michigan

Saturday, January 23, 2021

It's the third-largest lotto jackpot in U.S. history. The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in 302.5 million.

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NASA's 8-Minute Rocket Test Shuts Down After 67 Seconds

Sunday, January 17, 2021

The test was for NASA's Space Launch System, a successor to the retired Space Shuttle program. It takes eight minutes to generate the power needed to get to space, and ultimately to the moon.

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House Lawmakers Open Investigation Into Capitol Attack

Saturday, January 16, 2021

They want to know what the intelligence community knew about the planned attack and why officials didn't prepare more thoroughly.

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Up To 25,000 Troops Descend On Washington For Biden's Inauguration

Saturday, January 16, 2021

The nation prepares for an inauguration unlike any in the country's history amid a massive effort to avoid a repeat of the U.S. Capitol attack.

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Pope Prays For U.S. Capitol Victims, Urges Americans To Protect Democratic Values

Sunday, January 10, 2021

In remarks at the Vatican on Sunday, Pope Francis condemned the violence at the U.S. Capitol and urged Americans to come together for the "common good."

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Coronavirus: Numbers Rising In Nearly Every State; Capitol Siege Put Members At Risk

Sunday, January 10, 2021

The U.S. is reporting more than 271,000 new cases each day. Congress' attending physician says lawmakers who sheltered in place last week may have been exposed to the virus.

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As Inauguration Nears, Concern Of More Violence Grows

Saturday, January 09, 2021

Wednesday's violent insurrection at the Capitol led to the deaths of five people. Some lawmakers and others worry that it was just the beginning.

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Republican Lawmakers Divided On Election Certification

Sunday, January 03, 2021

Dozens of Republicans in the House and Senate have said they will object to certification of the Electoral College results. Others say it's time to move on.

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Federal Execution Can Proceed For Lisa Montgomery, Court Rules

Saturday, January 02, 2021

A federal panel of judges has cleared the way for Lisa Marie Montgomery to become the first woman in federal custody to be put to death in nearly 70 years. Her execution is set for Jan. 12.

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U.S. COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 350,000

Saturday, January 02, 2021

Health care workers are bracing for a deadly January, and President-elect Joe Biden cautioned that "the next few weeks and months are going to be very tough."

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Courts Reject Last-Minute Claim That Pence Can Ignore States' Presidential Electors

Friday, January 01, 2021

Rep. Louie Gohmert and other Republicans argued that the Constitution lets Vice President Pence reject Biden electors and count those for Trump. But judges say the plaintiffs have no standing to sue.

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Hall Of Famer Phil Niekro, Known For His Knuckleball, Dies At 81

Sunday, December 27, 2020

"Knucksie," as he was known, pitched the most games of any Braves pitcher. He retired at 48 years old in 1987.

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