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Kinzinger says fellow Republicans who join America First caucus should lose committees

Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said GOP lawmakers who plan on joining the “America First Caucus” should be removed from their committee ...
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Florida nurse charged for death threats against Vice President Kamala Harris

Niviane Petit Phelps, a Florida nurse, allegedly threatened Vice President Kamala Harris’ life in numerous videos sent to Phelps’ husband ...
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Biden to lift Trump-era refugee cap in May amid pushback from Democrats, advocates

President Joe Biden signed an emergency determination Friday that keeps refugees admissions to the U.S. at a Trump-era cap of 15,000 ...
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Face masks, social distancing: Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Suga practice diplomacy in COVID era

The summit with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga was Joe Biden’s first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader since becoming ...
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Watchdog: Pompeo, his wife made more than 100 personal requests of State Department employees

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife asked State Department employees to help with everything from hair appointments ...
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'Once again, I have the solemn duty of ordering the flag lowered,' Biden says after Indianapolis shooting

Friday marked the fourth time since March 18 the White House flag has been lowered following violence. “We must act,” ...
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Reversing course, Biden signs order to keep refugee cap at Trump-era level

President Joe Biden signed an emergency determination Friday that keeps refugees admissions to the U.S. at a Trump-era cap of 15,000 ...
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AG Garland reverses Trump-era policy limiting consent decrees in police investigations

The move is one of the first clear indications the Biden administration intends to more aggressively investigate police departments.      ...
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Biden to nominate former space shuttle commander to NASA leadership role

President Biden to nominate Pam Melroy, one of only two women to command the Space Shuttle, as the next NASA ...
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'Shut your mouth!': Maxine Waters scolds Jim Jordan in Fauci subcommittee hearing

Rep. Jim Jordan exchanged tense words with Dr. Anthony Fauci during a congressional coronavirus hearing, and Rep. Maxine Waters ended ...
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The child care industry collapsed during COVID-19, so Biden's giving it $39B from the stimulus

The White House is set to announce a plan to offer $39 billion in funds for child care providers under ...
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Eight cadets at West Point expelled for cheating, over 50 set back a year

West Point finalized discipline against cadets caught cheating in largest scandal since 1970s.        ...
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White House tackles COVID-19 variants with $1.7 billion boost for genomic sequencing

States will receive $1 billion from the CDC to detect and monitor more contagious strains of COVID-19, beginning in May ...
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Tamir Rice's family asks Justice Department to reopen investigation into 12-year-old's death

The family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice is asking the Justice Department to reopen its investigation into the Cleveland boy’s 2014 shooting ...
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Judge rules government can take South Texas family's land despite Biden's 'pause' on wall

Three weeks after Joe Biden’s pause on wall-related condemnation cases ended, a South Texas family lost its fight over its ...
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Business

Hear how StockX brought the sneaker scene to Detroit

At TechCrunch’s Detroit City Spotlight this week, I sat down with Rae Witte, the journalist behind the StockX EC-1. TechCrunch’s EC-1 push allows individual authors ...
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This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The ...
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Daily Crunch: Squarespace files to go public

Squarespace is going public, Apple shares some music payment details and Twitter bans the founder of the right-wing media organization Project Veritas. This is your ...
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