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NPR: Scandal-plagued Rep. Madison Cawthorn is ousted in North Carolina primary

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a freshman Republican who's been beset by scandal since taking office last year, has been ousted in a heated...

NPR: The Buffalo community honors victims of the Tops shooting and calls for big change

The community in Buffalo, N.Y., continues to grieve and heal after Saturday's mass shooting by coming together. On Tuesday, in an...

NPR: A lawmaker wanted to refer to himself as ‘The Patriot’ on an election ballot

A Republican lawmaker who wanted to refer to himself as "The Patriot" on the ballot can't use that nickname, the Oklahoma Election...

NPR: The movement against abortion rights is nearing its apex. But it began way before Roe

The Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade in 1973, saying that access to abortion was protected in the United States.

VOA: Second Global COVID-19 Summit to Be Held May 12  

The White House has announced the United States will co-host the second global COVID-19 summit virtually on May 12 to discuss increasing...

NPR: Florida rejects 54 math books, claiming critical race theory appeared in some

The Florida education department has rejected 54 mathematics textbooks for its K-12 curriculum, citing reasons spanning the inclusion of critical race theory...

CNN: Rare, record-breaking snow falls in Portland, Oregon

The residents of Portland, Oregon, woke up to a rare April sight on Monday: a blanket of fresh, white snow.

VOA: Biden Announces Ghost Gun Rules, Nominates New ATF Head

U.S. President Joe Biden announced his administration's efforts to regulate so-called ghost guns on Monday, including banning the manufacturing of kits that...

REUTERS: Biden administration holds EV industry meeting with Musk, Barra

The Biden administration said senior officials held a meeting Wednesday with major automotive leaders including Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk and General Motors (GM.N) Chief...

VOA: Texas Takes New Border Action; Ex-Trump Officials Want More

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday delivered new orders along his state’s part of the U.S.-Mexico border and promised more to come...

NPR: Washington is the first state to create an alert system for missing Indigenous people

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that creates a first-in-the-nation statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people.

VOA: Judge OKs Emails to Jan. 6 Panel, Sees Likely Trump Crimes

A federal judge on Monday ordered the release of more than 100 emails from Trump adviser John Eastman to the House committee...

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