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Photos: Remembering John McCain, 3 years after his death

Arizona Sen. John McCain died three year ago on Aug. 25, 2018, after battling brain cancer for more than a year. Here's a look back at his … Read more

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Photos: Donald Trump through the years

Former President Donald Trump turns 75 on June 14, 2021. Here are 75 pictures of Trump over the years to celebrate his 75th birthday. Read more

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Today in history: May 18

In 1980, the Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state exploded, and more events that happened on this day in history. Read more

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US Labor Department warns 3 GOP states over COVID rules

PHOENIX (AP) — The Biden administration threatened Tuesday to revoke the authority for three Republican-controlled states to handle their own workplace safety enforcement because they have refused to adopt rules to protect health care workers from COVID-19. Read more

Wisconsin Senate to consider GOP-backed abortion bills

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate was poised to vote Wednesday on a package of Republican-authored bills designed to discourage abortion in Wisconsin. Read more

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US: Couple accused in submarine espionage case indicted

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland couple arrested earlier this month on charges of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country have been indicted, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Read more

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US: Couple accused in submarine espionage case indicted

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland couple arrested earlier this month on charges of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country have been indicted, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Read more

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Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

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 after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony. Read more

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Biden focuses on climate, families in trimmed $2T plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scaling down his “build back better” plans, President Joe Biden on Tuesday described a more limited vision to Democratic lawmakers of a $2 trillion government-overhaul package with at least $500 billion to tackle climate change and money for middle-class priorities — child tax credits, paid family leave, health care and free pre-kindergarten. Read more

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Can Republicans who voted against Trump continue in their political careers?

Of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Donald Trump, Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio has said he will not stand for reele… Read more

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AP-NORC Poll: Biden's approval slumps amid crises

With his White House facing a series of challenges both at home and abroad, President Joe Biden's once solid public approval numbers have h… Read more

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Is the executive branch overreaching?

Every President receives criticism from the party out of power claiming they are using too many executive orders and overstretching their a… Read more

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