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Trump continues to keep the Jan. 6 urgency alive: The Note
Trump continues to keep the Jan. 6 urgency alive: The Note

Many Republicans seem content to look ahead, despite the dark days of uncertainty and unease that President Joe Biden has been observing and up until the midterms.

Jan. 6 panel requests records and interview from Rep. Scott Perry
Jan. 6 panel requests records and interview from Rep. Scott Perry

WASHINGTON (AP), -- Monday's House panel inquiry into the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Insurrection demanded documents and an interview from Republican Rep. Scott Perry, Pennsylvania. This was the first time that the committee has publicly requested to meet with a sitting member.

Biden will offer 500M COVID-19 test-free to combat omicron
Biden will offer 500M COVID-19 test-free to combat omicron
Democrats attempt to "build back" $2T Manchin tank bill
Democrats attempt to "build back" $2T Manchin tank bill
Texas governor makes decision on whether to pardon George Floyd
Texas governor makes decision on whether to pardon George Floyd
In Elizabeth Holmes' case, jurors begin to weigh the evidence
In Elizabeth Holmes' case, jurors begin to weigh the evidence

SAN JOSE (AP) -- The jury that will be evaluating 11 fraud and conspiracy charges against Elizabeth Holmes, former CEO of Theranos, is scheduled to start their first day of full-day deliberations Monday. After a three-month trial which captivated Silicon Valley, they have plenty of evidence to examine.

Biden increases fuel-economy standards in fight against climate change
Biden increases fuel-economy standards in fight against climate change

WASHINGTON (AP), -- The Biden administration has increased vehicle mileage standards in an important step to combat climate change. This will significantly lower the emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gasses.

Manchin stands alone in stopping Biden's agenda with the power of one
Manchin stands alone in stopping Biden's agenda with the power of one
Manchin's Child Tax Credit stance is criticized back home
Manchin's Child Tax Credit stance is criticized back home
Pressure on PM Johnson after UK Tories suffer election upset
Pressure on PM Johnson after UK Tories suffer election upset
Russia makes tough demands of NATO for a security pact
Russia makes tough demands of NATO for a security pact

MOSCOW (AP), Russia published Friday draft security demands to NATO that Ukraine and other ex-Soviet countries be denied membership. They also propose that NATO reduce its military deployments in Central Europe and Eastern Europe. These bold ultimatums are almost certain not to be accepted by the U.S. or its allies.

Young Americans are motivated to make a difference: AP-NORC, MTV Poll
Young Americans are motivated to make a difference: AP-NORC, MTV Poll

His family immigrated from Mexico and he was raised in northwest Texas. He says he's never heard of any racial slurs. He decided to become an educator when he was 24 years old. The coronavirus pandemic wiped out his public schools for several months, and he lost his teaching job.

Closed mosque in Kashmir belies India's religious freedom
Closed mosque in Kashmir belies India's religious freedom
Fox's top hosts lobby Trump for action on Jan. 6, text show
Fox's top hosts lobby Trump for action on Jan. 6, text show
Floyd's death: Chauvin pleads guilty
Floyd's death: Chauvin pleads guilty
Interview with The Associated Press: Taliban want to ties with the US and other ex-foes
Interview with The Associated Press: Taliban want to ties with the US and other ex-foes

KABUL (AP) -- Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers have declared that they are committed to education and employment for women. This is a significant departure from their previous regimes. They also seek the help of the international community to aid millions of Afghans in dire need.

EXPLAINER - Moscow's turbulent relationship with NATO
EXPLAINER - Moscow's turbulent relationship with NATO

MOSCOW (AP), -- Concerns in Kyiv, the West and Russia over a Russian military buildup close to Ukraine have raised concerns about Moscow's potential invasion.

Europe and the US are frustrated by Iran's stance in nuclear negotiations
Europe and the US are frustrated by Iran's stance in nuclear negotiations
Kim Jong Un's ten years of rule: Nukes, purges, and Trump diplomacy
Kim Jong Un's ten years of rule: Nukes, purges, and Trump diplomacy
Jan. 6th panel votes to bring Mark Meadows contempt charges
Jan. 6th panel votes to bring Mark Meadows contempt charges
Nicola Sturgeon releases new Covid advice to Scotland
Nicola Sturgeon releases new Covid advice to Scotland

First minister requests public to keep festive celebrations as small as possible due to family circumstances

Biden aims to do what presidents often can’t: Beat inflation
Biden aims to do what presidents often can’t: Beat inflation

WASHINGTON , LBJ tried jawboning. Richard Nixon issued a presidential directive. The Ford administration printed buttons encouraging Americans to "Whip inflation Now!"

Central European nations back Poland in migration dispute
Central European nations back Poland in migration dispute
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US-funded child care aid nearing reality with Biden bill
US-funded child care aid nearing reality with Biden bill
House passes bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill after progressives drop opposition
House passes bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill after progressives drop opposition

Moderates pledged to vote for a separate social spending bill costing about $1.75T no later than the week of Nov. 15

Examples of How Policing Has Changed Over The Years
Examples of How Policing Has Changed Over The Years

Law enforcement is an integral part of our society. Without it, criminals would be running amok and there would be no justice for crimes committed

After the Capitol Hill hearing, media complains about the 'buzzsaw' of Republicans attacking AG Merrick Garland
After the Capitol Hill hearing, media complains about the 'buzzsaw' of Republicans attacking AG Merrick Garland
Pelosi upbeat on Biden deal but Manchin pans billionaire tax
Pelosi upbeat on Biden deal but Manchin pans billionaire tax
Trudeau must renew his commitment to reconciliation with a new cabinet: First Nation leaders
Trudeau must renew his commitment to reconciliation with a new cabinet: First Nation leaders

First Nation leaders and New Democrats believe that naming a new Cabinet is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chance to restore the faith of residential school.

A Tennessee senator is indicted for campaign cash scheme charges
A Tennessee senator is indicted for campaign cash scheme charges

Federal investigators announced Monday that a Tennessee senator and a Nashville owner of a social club were indicted for violating campaign finance laws. They illegally concealed transferring $91,000 to the Republican lawmaker during his 2016 unsuccessful congressional campaign.

Texas governor approves revised state voting maps by GOP
Texas governor approves revised state voting maps by GOP
Dave Chappelle was praised for not bending to the transgender controversy.
Dave Chappelle was praised for not bending to the transgender controversy.
Biden links legislative agenda to MLK push towards racial justice
Biden links legislative agenda to MLK push towards racial justice

As President Joe Biden marked the 10th anniversary the National Mall's opening of the memorial to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., he tied his legislative priorities of voting rights and police reform to Martin Luther King Jr.’s push for racial Justice.

Biden exaggerates his record with COVID vaccine
Biden exaggerates his record with COVID vaccine

As President Joe Biden tried to claim all credit for Thursday's COVID-19 vaccination surge, he mangled the numbers.

House votes to keep Trump ally Steve Bannon out of contempt
House votes to keep Trump ally Steve Bannon out of contempt
White House and Dems rush to rework $2 trillion Biden plan
White House and Dems rush to rework $2 trillion Biden plan
Virginia offers Democrats an opportunity to test Black turnout prior to 2022
Virginia offers Democrats an opportunity to test Black turnout prior to 2022
What’s in, and what’s out, as Democrats trim Biden bill
What’s in, and what’s out, as Democrats trim Biden bill

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are moving closer to an agreement after months of negotiations on the policies and programs that will be included in President Joe Biden’s huge plan to expand safety net programs and combat global warming.

FBI: Cash, shredded papers seen at couple’s home in spy case
FBI: Cash, shredded papers seen at couple’s home in spy case

WASHINGTON,, -- When the FBI searched the Maryland home of a couple who were accused of trying to sell information on nuclear-powered warships for a foreign nation, they found a trash bag containing shredded documents, thousands in cash, gloves, and a "go-bag".

Army hiring criminal investigators to improve case work
Army hiring criminal investigators to improve case work
Senate GOP again blocks Democrats’ election bill
Senate GOP again blocks Democrats’ election bill
Ambassador pick emphasizes US strengths in countering China
Ambassador pick emphasizes US strengths in countering China
'The stakes are enormous:’ Bannon case tests Congress’ power
'The stakes are enormous:’ Bannon case tests Congress’ power

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House will likely hold Steve Bannon in contempt before Congress. The Justice Department and the courts will decide what happens next.

Trump is questioned by a lawsuit regarding the crackdown on protesters in 2015
Trump is questioned by a lawsuit regarding the crackdown on protesters in 2015

In a deposition Monday for a lawsuit brought in by protesters, former President Donald Trump was interrogated. They claim that his security team raped them in the early days in his presidential campaign in 2015.

EPA announces strategy to regulate toxic forever chemicals'
EPA announces strategy to regulate toxic forever chemicals'