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‘I Was Slipping in People’s Blood’: 6 Key Takeaways From Jan. 6 Committee Hearing No. 1

Aware of the Jan. 6 mob’s chants to ‘Hang Mike Pence,’ former President Trump responded: “Maybe our supporters had the right idea."

Actress and activist Angelina Jolie, center, joins, from left, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, at a news conference to announce a bipartisan update to the Violence Against Women Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Explained: Congress, Biden Reauthorize the Violence Against Woman Act

President Joe Biden signed into law the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act on March 16 as part of the omnibus spending bill. 

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Biden Tightens ‘Made in America’ Loophole to Boost Domestic Manufacturing

The Biden administration announced it had updated the rules for implementing the provisions of the Buy American Act of 1933 to boost domestic manufacturing.

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GOP Attacks on Biden’s Ukraine Response Aren’t Working

Multiple polls over the last few days have shown President Joe Biden's approval rating is on the rise, bolstered by approval of his response to Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine.

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Mercury ‘Closely Monitoring’ After Report Russians Arrested Brittney Griner on Cannabis Oil Possession Charge

Griner, like many of the WNBA’s top players, competes overseas during the offseason. She has won four titles with the Russian Euroleague basketball team UMMC Ekaterinburg.

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Nonprofits To Mark 20th Anniversary of 9/11 With National Day of Service

The nonprofit 9/11 Day plans to pack 200,000 meals for St. Mary’s Food Bank and United Food Bank in Phoenix and a total of 2.5 million meals nationwide.

Rose Kaur Sodhi, a medical resident at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, stands for a portrait Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Los Angeles. Rose, Balbir Singh Sodhi’s niece, was a second grader getting ready for a relative’s birthday party when her family learned of her uncle’s murder. “We knew something was terribly wrong because my dad came home crying. I had never seen that before,” she said of her father and Balbir’s brother, Rana Singh Sodhi, who became a well-known figure in the Sikh American community and taught her to share her family’s story and advocate for peace. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Two Decades Later, Young Sikhs Still Struggle With Post-Sept. 11 Discrimination

The FBI listed 67 anti-Sikh crimes in 2020, the highest annual number since the bureau created a category to track hate crimes against Sikhs in 2015.