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Politics 2021-04-19T09:18:42Z
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10 Things in Politics: Biden's jobs plan faces major hurdles

And closing arguments are set to begin in Derek Chauvin's trial.
Science 2021-04-19T08:29:31Z
Barack Obama, Shaquille O'Neal, and Charles Barkley.

Watch Obama, Shaq, and Charles Barkley team up to combat Black vaccine hesitancy in new video

The former president and basketball players spoke in an NBC special aired Sunday night to address vaccine hesitancy among Black Americans.
Premium Politics 2021-04-19T08:01:00Z
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Seth Moulton bankrolls ring maker, Mark Green goes crypto, Mark Warner sells a 7-figure window-and-door investment

Wondering what stocks members of Congress are buying and selling? Insider's weekly congressional stock report details how lawmakers are investing their personal wealth.
Politics 2021-04-19T04:55:08Z

Marjorie Taylor Greene says she'll introduce a resolution to expel Rep. Maxine Waters for her 'continual incitement of violence.'

Waters spoke to protesters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on Saturday night after protests erupted following the police shooting of Daunte Wright.
Politics 2021-04-19T00:35:52Z

Senate Democrats will seek a 25% corporate tax rate despite Biden's call for 28%, report says

The current rate is 21% after Trump slashed it from 35% in 2017. Biden has proposed a 28% rate to pay for his $2 trillion infrastructure plan.
Politics 2021-04-18T20:40:25Z

Nearly two-thirds of Trump voters disapprove of Meghan Markle, while Biden voters overwhelmingly like her: poll

Among all poll respondents, Markle is viewed positively by 47 percent, with 33 percent seeing her unfavorably, and 20 percent with no opinion.
Politics 2021-04-18T18:52:32Z

New poll indicates most Americans want to end lifetime appointments for Supreme Court justices

The poll also showed 38% of respondents supported an expansion of the court from nine to 13 members, while 42% opposed the idea.
Politics 2021-04-18T17:59:39Z

Sen. Ted Cruz accused Rep. Maxine Waters of 'actively encouraging riots and violence' after she protested the police killing of Daunte Wright

Waters, a California Democrat, attended a Minnesota rally against police killings. She told demonstrators to remain in place and "demand justice."
Politics 2021-04-18T17:49:39Z

George W. Bush said failing to pass immigration reform was one of the 'biggest disappointments' of his presidency

Former President George W. Bush in a rare interview Sunday said Congress "isn't doing its job" and that he regrets not passing immigration reform.
Politics 2021-04-18T17:27:16Z

John Boehner: The 'so-called America First Caucus' is 'one of the nuttiest things I've ever seen'

"I have no idea how this even showed up," Boehner said. "America is a land of immigration. We've been the world's giant melting pot for 250 years."

About a dozen OAN employees have quit in recent months as some staffers don't believe the stories run on air, report says

The New York Times reported that several employees have left the network in recent months following the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.
Politics 2021-04-18T15:12:47Z

National security advisor says Russia will face 'consequences' if Putin critic Alexei Navalny dies

Navalny, a Russian opposition leader, said he hasn't received medical treatment in jail after being poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent.
Politics 2021-04-18T14:46:30Z

Biden golfed as president for the first time on his 87th day in office. Trump played on his 15th.

During his four-year tenure in office, Donald Trump played nearly 300 rounds of golf. Whereas in his eight years as president, Barack Obama played 333.
Politics 2021-04-18T14:42:39Z

'No personal liberties were taken away': Joe Scarborough blasts Jim Jordan for spreading 'lies' about Fauci

"They have lied about Fauci," said Scarborough, the MSNBC host and former GOP congressman. "They have spread conspiracy theories about Fauci."
Politics 2021-04-18T14:30:46Z

Insurrectionists who posted social media footage of the Capitol riots are claiming to be journalists in their legal defenses, report says

Several defendants have cited their YouTube channels as proof that they attended the deadly insurrection in a reporting capacity.
Politics 2021-04-18T13:37:33Z

Planned Parenthood CEO calls out founder for her 'association with white supremacist groups and eugenics'

Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger had a history steeped in the advancement of the eugenics movement, according to historians and biographers.
Opinion 2021-04-18T13:32:00Z

The recent slew of anti-trans bills shows the GOP brand is built on blocking progress and keeping marginalized people down

The GOP brand stands for standing against other Americans. The new law out of Arkansas is the latest attack on American's civil rights.
Opinion 2021-04-18T13:04:00Z

I am a Leftist, trans woman living in the rural South and a gun owner. Biden's proposed gun control legislation will only help the far right.

Biden's proposed gun legislation misunderstands how important gun ownership is in rural communities and will only help far-right recruitment.
Opinion 2021-04-18T12:28:00Z

When it comes to China, the US need to figure out which fights are principled, and which fights are petty

Saber-rattlers think we can't cooperate with and confront China. They are wrong and delusional about where the US-China relationship is right now.
Opinion 2021-04-18T12:04:00Z

Cops can't be allowed to police themselves if we want real criminal justice reform

All the "reforms" in the world won't mean a thing if police are still in charge of enforcing the rules on themselves.
Opinion 2021-04-18T11:48:00Z

The Archegos meltdown caused huge messes at some of the world's largest banks — but it also proved the post-financial crisis rules made us safer

Regulations on the levels of capital banks must hold prevents sudden losses from spelling doom for individual banks and the broader financial system.
Politics 2021-04-18T11:25:15Z

A fight over Trump's SALT tax cap is threatening to derail Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to reverse a 2017 tax cap introduced by former President Donald Trump.
Politics 2021-04-18T10:13:09Z

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still planning to fly to India this month despite a surge in COVID-19 cases

"I'd much rather the prime minister did it by Zoom rather than traveling to India," said Labour's Steve Reed.
Politics 2021-04-18T09:40:03Z

Alexei Navalny's doctors say the imprisoned Putin critic is in dire health and could 'die any minute'

Navalny is in prison for missing parole meetings as he recovered from a poisoning he blames on Russia's government. He is now on a hunger strike.
Politics 2021-04-18T04:21:23Z

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she is not launching 'America First' caucus and that she had not read the proposal, following backlash from GOP

After first saying to expect the launch "soon," her spokesperson reversed course. Greene said she never read the controversial caucus proposal.
Politics 2021-04-17T21:16:08Z

Pelosi says in new book that Trump's 2016 victory felt 'like a mule kicking you in the back over and over again'

Pelosi detailed how upset she was after Hillary Clinton's 2016 loss, saying it was "scary" that Trump could have been elected in the first place.
Politics 2021-04-17T20:05:09Z

As Biden approaches 100th day in office, Republicans admit difficulties in attacking his agenda

Biden has been unrelenting in his view that now is the time for bold change in America, and so far, Republicans have largely been unable to stop him.
News 2021-04-17T17:35:21Z

A nurse who sent her jailed husband videos threatening to kill Kamala Harris was charged after the Secret Service intercepted them

Niviane Petit Phelps is accused of sending several threatening videos, was pictured at a shooting range, and applied for a concealed weapons permit.
Politics 2021-04-17T16:49:16Z

'A nicer version of Trump': Ron DeSantis is sized up by GOP donors ahead of potential 2024 presidential bid

DeSantis, who was a congressman before narrowly winning the 2018 Florida gubernatorial race, has quickly become a visible national GOP figure.
News 2021-04-17T16:20:28Z

Amid calls for gun reform, Texas advanced a bill to allow open carry without a permit

The bill advanced to the Texas Senate despite criticism from gun-reform advocates and some law enforcement groups.
Premium Opinion 2021-04-17T16:07:29Z

There was no 'confusion,' Biden's decision to not lift Trump's refugee cap was cruel and it's good he's scrambling to walk it back

After Biden broke his promise on admitting refugees, he walked it back. It's a welcome move, but it never should have come to this.
Politics 2021-04-17T15:07:00Z

Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones calls on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

"Justice Breyer, for whom I have great respect, should retire at the end of this term," Jones said. "My goodness, have we not learned our lesson?"
News 2021-04-17T14:17:12Z

Pro-Trump attorney Lin Wood receives standing ovation after making 'QAnon' gestures to crowd, report says

Lin Wood falsely claimed that former President Donald Trump is still in power while speaking at the Health and Freedom Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Politics 2021-04-17T14:00:00Z

This family thought Biden would stop Trump's wall. Now his administration is plodding along to seize their land.

The Cavazos family is set to lose 6.5 acres of land, as the Biden administration fails to put forth a plan to repurpose emergency border wall funding.
Premium Opinion 2021-04-17T13:33:00Z

Republicans keep denying evidence they don't like — as a former Republican and polar bear scientist, I know exactly how dangerous this can be

Republicans insist on denying the things they don't like. As a polar bear scientist, I've found that this is an incredibly dangerous practice.
Economy 2021-04-17T13:05:00Z

Republicans have an idea who should pay to overhaul the country's infrastructure: average people

Pressing the GOP to roll back Trump's corporate tax cut is like asking Democrats to undo Obamacare, an expert said. They may raise gas taxes instead.
Opinion 2021-04-17T13:04:00Z

Mississippians' unwillingness to get vaccinated stems from a distrust of government rooted in decades of Republican messaging

Vaccine appointments are going unfilled in Mississippi, and it's likely because of a long history of suspicion about government intervention.
Tech 2021-04-17T12:58:29Z

Elon Musk's brother Kimbal Musk, typically a Democrat donor, gave $2,800 to each GOP lawmaker who voted to impeach Trump

Kimbal Musk previously donated to the presidential campaigns of Democrats Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama.
Economy 2021-04-17T12:45:00Z

Student-loan borrowers are battling for relief even after Biden's administration canceled $2.3 billion: 'We were taken advantage of'

One borrower said Trump's Education Department forgave his federal loans, but at a 0% rate. He's waiting to hear from the Biden administration.
Opinion 2021-04-17T12:37:00Z

The timing of Andrew Cuomo's decision to legalize weed seems like a distraction

Gov. Cuomo has opposed the legalization of cannabis for years. Amid numerous allegations and reelection in 2022, the timing of the law seems fishy.
Politics 2021-04-17T12:21:44Z

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year — far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

Donations to the GOP lawmakers came from Conservative PACs and even some Democrat donors, including entrepreneur Kimbal Musk, Elon Musk's brother.
Opinion 2021-04-17T12:02:00Z

The UK's failure to find evidence of systemic racism in a government-issued report is a laughable example of hypocrisy

There's plenty of evidence regarding racism in the UK, and the government's report stating otherwise is a mockery of the issues.
Politics 2021-04-17T10:09:16Z

Trump rape accuser adds to former president's legal woes by asking court to keep defamation lawsuit alive

The former Elle columnist E. Jean Carroll published an account accusing Trump of raping her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-1990s.
Politics 2021-04-17T09:27:00Z

A prisoner was 'covered in filth and barking like a dog' after 600 days of solitary confinement in a Virginia jail

Tyquine Lee's treatment at Virginia's Red Onion State Prison is one of the thousands of stories of long-term solitary confinement in America.
Politics 2021-04-17T07:17:50Z

Republican lawmakers condemned pro-Trump caucus emphasizing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions,' said GOP is not about 'nativism'

Rep. Adam Kinzinger said anyone who joins should be stripped of committee assignments, while Reps. Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney condemned nativism.
Politics 2021-04-17T00:42:44Z

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

The complaint was filed Friday. The government accuses the couple of using their company Drake Ventures to avoid paying personal income tax.
Politics 2021-04-17T00:06:01Z

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

Democratic leadership has reportedly been waiting to address gun control in the Senate in hopes of coming to a bipartisan agreement with the GOP.
Politics 2021-04-16T22:25:24Z

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions — but not yet

The Biden administration says it is "unlikely" to accept as many as 62,500 refugees this fiscal year, but will propose an increased cap by May 15.
News 2021-04-16T20:56:37Z

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s infamous photo with his pants unzipped was taken during a yacht party honoring a raunchy TV show, lawsuit says

When the photo was taken, Jerry Falwell Jr. was the president of an evangelical Christian university that bans sexual content and alcoholic drinks.
Politics 2021-04-16T20:33:51Z

Biden promised a foreign policy centered on human rights, but is continuing Trump-era policies and practices

Biden is facing growing criticism from progressives and advocacy groups for upholding Trump era policies on everything from refugees to arms sales.
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