A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon space capsule sits before a launch at the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, April…
Weather delays launch a day
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 11:50 PM
U.S. President Joe Biden is seen on a screen as European Council President Charles Michel attends a virtual Global Climate…
The technology mostly exists but needs an unprecedented scale-up, experts say
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 09:57 PM
FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2021, file photo, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., departs Capitol Hill in Washington. Scott will deliver…
He’s the only Black Republican in the Senate
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Ruling in case from Mississippi makes it easier to sentence minors convicted of murder to life in prison without the possibility of parole
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Crew picked up more than 43 metric tons of debris
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 31, 2020 file photo, Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund celebrates scoring his teams second goal of…
Several groups pledge to back athletes who choose to make social justice statements not allowed under Olympic rules
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Black Lives Matter protests have forced a reexamination of history, slavery, colonialism and the legacy of oppression
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 08:27 PM
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., accompanied by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Sen…
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Bill would create DOJ position to hurry review of pandemic-related hate crimes against Asians
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 05:44 PM
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2021, file photo newly graduated Afghan National Army march during their graduation ceremony after a…
The commander of US forces in the Middle East and Afghanistan tells lawmakers that Afghan forces may not be able to 'hold on' against the Taliban without help from US, NATO troops on the ground
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 05:26 PM
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend watches during a tour north of Baghdad, Iraq. A…
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US Africa Command's General Stephen Townsend tells lawmakers his greatest concern pertains to Africa's Atlantic coast
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 05:03 PM
FILE - Signage is seen at the Federal Trade Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 2020.
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The 9-0 ruling, authored by liberal Justice Stephen Breyer, prompts Democrats in both chambers of US Congress to promise to pursue legislation to restore FTC's powers to seek monetary remedies in court on behalf of consumers
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 03:59 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., holds up a photograph of her father, Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., with Eleanor Roosevelt, as she speaks about the long fight for DC statehood during her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill, April 22, 2021, in Washington.
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Bill now goes to Senate where it faces difficult odds
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 03:24 PM
George Floyd Remembered in Minneapolis After Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict
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Those who knew him intimately welcomed Derek Chauvin's conviction but continue to mourn the loss of their friend
Esha Sarai
Thu, 04/22/2021 - 03:17 PM
FILE PHOTO: Opposing groups of demonstrators attend a gathering outside the Georgia State Capitol to protest HB 531, which…
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Republicans across the US are proposing — and sometimes passing — laws that place additional restrictions on voting. Many Democrats say these are modern-style Jim Crow laws meant to disenfranchise Black voters 
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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 02:19 PM
People line up outside a newly reopened career center for in-person appointments in Louisville, U.S., April 15, 2021.  REUTERS…
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World’s largest economy continues to show signs it is recovering from coronavirus pandemic
Ken Bredemeier
Thu, 04/22/2021 - 10:47 AM