Extension of unemployment benefits to resume in Pennsylvania
The payments are funded through Congress' most recent stimulus package to aid economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Biden Names Democrat Hanson as Chair of Nuclear Regulator
President Joe Biden designated Christopher Hanson, currently a commissioner on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, as the agency's new chairman, effective immediately.
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Sen. Tom Cotton takes heat for past claim of Army Ranger status
An incendiary new report blasts GOP Sen. Tom Cotton for past claims to have served as an Army Ranger - but had to reach back to his first run for Congress, in 2012, to do it...
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Senate Deal Delays Trump Trial, Clears Way for Biden Nominees
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer struck a deal with GOP leader Mitch McConnell that puts off former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial for two weeks, allowing the...
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Biden Moves on Virus and Climate, Trump Trial Set: Weekend Reads
U.S. President Joe Biden wasted little time in breaking with the policies of his predecessor, Donald Trump, with initiatives on everything from the economy and the coronavirus...
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Biden Talks Migration and Trade With Mexico, Canada Leaders
In a nod to continental cooperation, Biden's first conversation was with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and then Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Biden...
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Desperate food pantries hope Biden administration will help provide food for the hungry
The need for food for the hungry is greater than ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, food agencies say, and they are desperately hoping President Biden's administration will...
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‘Congress is going to do what Congress does': Biden administration confirms hands-off impeachment stance
Joe Biden's administration offered further confirmation Saturday of its hands-off stance toward the impeachment of the president's immediate predecessor: "Congress is going to...
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In first days, Biden flashes action as deep problems loom
WASHINGTON - Inside the White House, President Joe Biden presided over a focused launch of his administration, using his first days in office to break sharply with his...
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‘Dark Money' Helped Pave Joe Biden's Path to the White House
President Joe Biden benefited from a record-breaking amount of donations from anonymous donors to outside groups backing him, meaning the public will never have a full...
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Week ahead: 3 stories to watch
Next week will have been one year after a deadly helicopter crash claimed nine lives and 35 years after the space shuttle Challenger explosion claimed seven lives.
Central Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mother in fight over grades
In a remarkable moment during his sentencing hearing, the judge allowed Ramos' 84-year-old grandmother to see his face closeup for the first time since he was jailed.
Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87
Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles. He was 87.
Trump shuns 'ex-presidents club' - and the feeling is mutual
Like so many other presidential traditions, Trump seemed happy to flout them. Now that he's left office, it's hard to see him embracing the stately, exclusive club of living...
1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US
Friday night's drawing came two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot.
Illinois health officials announce 5,152 new COVID-19 cases, 97 deaths
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 5,152 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 97 additional...
US Capitol protester charged with threatening to ‘assassinate' AOC
The Department of Justice has announced new charges for a Texas man who took part in the US Capitol riot on January 6 and had posted a message about assassinating Rep...
Maryland gets another road upset, 63-49 vs. No. 17 Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS - Eric Ayala had 21 points and three steals to help Maryland deliver another road upset of a ranked Big Ten opponent, a wire-to-wire 63-49 victory over No. 17...
Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? $1 Billion Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In...
The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in over 300 million.
Deshaun Watson reportedly prefers trade to Jets
Go ahead, Jets fans. Dream big - Deshaun Watson big. The disgruntled Pro Bowl quarterback reportedly has the Jets atop his wish list followed by the rival Dolphins, according...