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Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has voted unanimously to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress Read More

 

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

Scaling back his big government-overhaul plans, President Joe Biden has described a more-limited vision to Democratic lawmakers More »

 

Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with new test

Scientists have temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work More »

 

Negotiations drag on over 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Negotiations are stretching into a fourth day seeking the return of 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group kidnapped over the weekend in Haiti by a gang that is demanding $1 million ransom per person More »

 

Report to urge charges against Brazil's leader over pandemic

Brazilians are turning their focus on Wednesday to the Senate, where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country’s death toll to second-highest in the world More »

 

To jab or not to jab? Vaccinations still hot topic in sports

Several months after COVID-19 vaccinations were made widely available in the United States, vaccination status continues to disrupt professional and college sports More »

 

N Korea confirms missile test designed for submarine launch

North Korea says it has test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine in its first such underwater test-launch in two years More »

 

Businesses nervously await fine print of vax-or-test rule

President Joe Biden’s most aggressive move yet to combat the COVID-19 pandemic is almost ready to see the light of day More »

 

FBI at Russian oligarch's homes for 'law enforcement' action

Federal agents have been carrying out “law enforcement activity” at a Washington mansion and New York City townhouse tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin More »

 

Astros awaken for 7 in 9th, beat Boston 9-2 to tie ALCS 2-2

Jose Altuve hit a tying home run in the eighth inning and the Houston offense awakened with seven runs in the ninth on Tuesday night as the Astros came back to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-2 More »

 

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