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Extremists Plan To Attend Capitol Rally Later This Month, According To Intel.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — According to three people familiar with federal officials' intelligence, far-right extremist groups such as the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers plan to attend a rally later this month…

Seven Capitol Police Officers Have Filed A Lawsuit Against Trump In Connection With The Capitol Riots On January 6th.
Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officers from the United States Capitol Police who were attacked and beaten during the Capitol riot filed a lawsuit Thursday against former President Donald Trump, his allies, and…

As The Economy Improves, The Number Of People Seeking Work In The United States Has Dropped To Near-pandemic Levels.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell for the third week in a row last week, the latest sign that employers are laying off fewer people as they struggle to fi…

Employers In The United States Added 943,000 Jobs In July As The Economy Recovered.
COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring increased by 943,000 jobs in July, lowering the unemployment rate to 5.4% as the U.S. economy continues to recover with surprising vigor from last year's coronavirus shutdo…

Pandemic Travel Restrictions Continue To Separate Families Across Borders.
Coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Quintin Sweat and Renée Harrison live only 15 minutes apart by car, separated only by the United States-Canada border. However, the couple, who got engaged in 2019, has only been a…

Employees' Wages Rise As Employers Compete To Fill Open Positions.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Wages and salaries increased at a healthy rate in the three months ending in June as employers competed to fill millions of open positions. The Labor Department reported Friday t…

Trump Has Urged Justice Department Officials To Declare The Election 'corrupt.'
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WASHINGTON (AP) — During a December phone call, President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results “corrupt,” according to handwritten notes from…

Former Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi Died In A Bicycle Accident.
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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming, known as a consensus builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died at the age of 77. According to former spokesman Max D'Onofrio…

Researchers Discover How Cockatoos Learn To Lift Trash Lids
Germany

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few years ago, a Sydney scientist noticed a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. While not everyone was pleased, ornithologist Richard Major was. It takes a special k…

American Indian Tribal Lands Are Under Threat From Wildfires In The West.
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BLY, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires in the northwest are endangering American Indian tribal lands, which are already struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of a We…

Jill Biden Is A Very Busy First Lady.
White House

PHOENIX (AP) — Jill Biden didn't take it easy on the four-hour flight back to Washington after a hectic two-day tour of Dallas, Houston, and Phoenix to promote COVID-19 vaccinations. She was prepa…

The Department Of Justice Has Asked A Judge To Dismiss The ACLU's Lawsuit Against Trump Stemming From The Violence In Lafayette Square.
Donald Trump

On Friday, the Justice Department requested that a federal judge dismiss a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against former President Donald Trump for violence against protesters i…