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Chair Of New York Democrats Faces Criticism Over KKK Remark

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NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the New York Democrats is facing condemnation and calls to resign from members of his own party after he invoked the Ku Klux Klan and its former lea...

Jan. 6 Panel Votes To Hold Steve Bannon In Contempt

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress aft...

FBI At Russian Oligarch’s Homes For ‘Law Enforcement’ Action

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents were carrying out “law enforcement activity” on Tuesday at a Washington mansion and New York City townhouse tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska...

CNN’s John King Says He Has MS

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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's John King revealed during an on-air discussion of COVID-19 vaccine mandates on Tuesday that he has multiple sclerosis. “I'm going to share a secret I've ne...

Texas Nurse Convicted Of Killing 4 Men With Air Injections

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TYLER, Texas (AP) — A Texas nurse was convicted Tuesday of capital murder in the deaths of four patients who died after prosecutors say he injected them with air following heart su...

Biden’s Climate Plan At Risk, Democrats Race To Strike Deal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With a centerpiece of President Joe Biden's climate change strategy all but dashed, Democratic lawmakers headed to the White House Tuesday searching for new ways ...

COVID-19 And Pregnancy: Women Regret Not Getting The Vaccine

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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — Sometimes when she’s feeding her infant daughter, Amanda Harrison is overcome with emotion and has to wipe away tears of gratitude. She is lucky to be here...

As Bitcoin Goes Mainstream, Wall Street Looks To Cash In

NEW YORK (AP) — Love cryptocurrencies or hate the very idea of them, they’re becoming more mainstream by the day. Cryptocurrencies have surged so much that their total value has...

Colin Powell Had Mixed Legacy Among Some African Americans

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DETROIT (AP) — As an American leader, Colin Powell’s credentials were impeccable: He was chairman of the Joint Chiefs and secretary of state. But his legacy as the first Black pers...

Lieberman Book Details Help He Received From GOP In 2006

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut details in a new book how aid from top Republicans — including strategist Karl Rove — helped him win reelection...

Bitcoin Investing Could Get Boost From Exchange-Traded Fund

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NEW YORK (AP) — Interested in Bitcoin but don’t want to open a crypto trading account? Wall Street has something for you. ProShares said Monday it plans to launch the country’s ...

Powell’s Age And Cancer Bout Left Him Vulnerable To COVID

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Despite getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Colin Powell remained vulnerable to the virus because of his advanced age and history of cancer, highlighting the continued risk to man...

‘He Lied’: Iraqis Still Blame Powell For Role In Iraq War

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BAGHDAD (AP) — For many Iraqis, the name Colin Powell conjures up one image: the man who as U.S. secretary of state went before the U.N. Security Council in 2003 to make the case f...

Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of South Florida Officer In Jewish Community of Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a Florida police officer during an altercation, officials said Monday. Officers responded Sunday night t...

House Committee Seeks More Info From Amazon, Issues Warning

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. House lawmakers are threatening to seek a criminal investigation of Amazon, saying the tech giant has one “final chance” to correct previous testimony by exe...

Colin Powell Has Died Of COVID-19 Complications, Family Says

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WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and...

Facebook Plans To Hire 10,000 People In EU To Build ‘Metaverse’

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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook says it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform. The company said in a...

Judge Limits Unpaid Leave For Unvaccinated Workers At US Lab

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has limited the ability for now for the nonprofit running Oak Ridge National Laboratory to place employees on unpaid leave who receive exemp...

Removed Robert E. Lee Statue Now On Display At Texas Resort

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TERLINGUA, Texas (AP) — A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that the city of Dallas removed from a park and later sold in an online auction is now on display at a golf resor...

Coast Guard: 1,200-Foot Ship Dragged California Oil Pipeline

CALIFORNIA (AP) — Investigators believe a 1,200-foot (366-meter) cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, month...