Putin's party holds congress amid opposition clampdown
Oroville water drop will force hydro-power plant offline
Water in a key California reservoir is expected to fall so low this summer that its hydroelectric power plant will be forced to shut down for the first time, officials said Thursday, straining the state's already-taxed electric grid.
Declaration of Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states
Congress and President Joe Biden acted with unusual swiftness this week in approving Juneteenth as a national holiday.
The Saga of a Top Police Reformer Who Says She Was Accused of Bias
It seemed like an obvious comment, the sort of response no one would bat an eye at. It was the day after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd, and Ayesha Bell Hardaway was speaking on a panel reacting to the decision on her local NPR...
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Abbott vetoes funding for Texas legislature over Democrats' walkout
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Friday vetoed a portion of the state budget bill funding the state legislature, fulfilling a promise made last month in response to state Democratic lawmakers' walkout to prevent the passage of a sweeping elections bill.The...
Trailblazing American women, like Maya Angelou and Sally Ride, to be face of US quarters starting in
Starting in 2022, notable women will be the face of U.S. quarters, including Maya Angelou, Wilma Mankiller and Sally Ride.
Australia escalates wine dispute with China
Tennessee GOP Reps Threaten to Defund Health Dept. Over 'Targeting' Kids With Vaccine Info
Afghanistan's air force is a rare U.S.-backed success story. It may soon fail.
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House Republicans demand Biden remove Harris as immigration czar
A small win for the free exercise of religion
A second space rock hit Earth after the one that doomed the dinosaurs - a nail in the coffin of the mass extinction
Utah junior high school cheerleading manager with Down syndrome left out of team photo in yearbook
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Beto O'Rourke, Jaime Harrison back Manchin voting rights compromise
Shooting spree suspect thought people were after him for prior shooting: Police
Charges dropped for hundreds of alleged looters in New York City
All the E3 2021 games you can play right now
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is seen in the senate...