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Friday, February 26, 2021

A pickup truck parked at the United States Capitol and bearing a Three Percenter militia sticker on the day of the Jan. 6 riot belongs to the husband of freshman U.S. Rep. Mary Miller of Illinois, who approvingly quoted Adolf Hitler a day earlier. read more

Zillow is no longer just an online platform for browsing available homes or for creeping on the value of your neighbor's house. read more

In rare move, India and Pakistan agree to strict observance' of ceasefire along the de facto border in disputed Kashmir. read more

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he would "absolutely" support former President Donald Trump if he became the GOP presidential nominee in 2024, a notable commitment following his recent blistering critiques of the former President. read more

The US House of Representatives has passed sweeping legislation that prohibits LGBT discrimination, but it faces an unlikely future in the Senate. The Equality Act was previously passed by the Democratic-led House in 2019, but was killed by Senate Republicans. read more

Republicans in the Georgia Senate are considering walking back some of the proposals in an omnibus voting bill that could end no-excuse absentee voting after outcry from voting rights groups, Democrats and other lawmakers who say some changes are unnecessary. read more

Acting US Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman warned Thursday that militia groups involved in the January 6 insurrection want to "blow up the Capitol" and "kill as many members as possible" when President Joe Biden addresses Congress. read more

Thursday, February 25, 2021

In a tweet voicing his opposition to raising the national minimum wage to $15 an hour, Republican South Dakota Senator John Thune said he made $6 an hour working at a restaurant as a "kid." read more

Joe Walsh: It will be difficult, but with the growing constituency in the middle, all that is required to get a new party off the ground is money, effective messaging, and organizing. read more

The United States on Thursday carried out an airstrike in Syria against a structure belonging to what it said were Iran-backed militia, two officials told Reuters. read more

The lawyers working to reunite immigrant parents and children separated by the Trump administration reported Wednesday that they have found the parents of 105 children in the past month. read more

Costco will raise its starting rate for hourly store workers in the United States to $16 an hour, putting its starting wage above rivals such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy. read more

Tax records that former President Donald Trump tried to keep secret for years are now in the hands of the New York district attorney.

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As COVID cases began to rise a year ago, a Chinese company contacted several U.S. states and offered to set up testing labs. read more

According to an analysis by The New York Times, the number of new cases recorded among nursing-home residents has hit the floor. A decline of more than 80 percent was recorded from late December to early February as long-term care facilities were given priority access to the vaccines. read more


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