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House Jan. 6 Committee debunks Capitol riot conspiracy theory around obscure rallygoer

House Jan.6 Committee discredits Capitol riot conspiracy theory about an obscure rallygoer

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On Tuesday, two Republican senators attacked FBI and Justice Department officials about the possibility that a mysterious protester from January 6th could have been a U.S. Government informant. This incitement was part of...
A third-grade student holds her mother's hand while getting a COVID-19 vaccine at Michele Clark High School on Nov. 12, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. The city of Chicago closed all public schools on Nov. 12, declaring the day Vaccination Awareness Day, with the hope of getting as many students as possible vaccinated against COVID-19.

Virtual 'walkout': Chicago teachers vote for remote learning; city cancels classes for most of...

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CHICAGO — Teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district voted Tuesday to switch to remote learning, and city leaders reacted by canceling classes for most of the district’s 330,000 students.The Chicago Teachers Union...
Pfizer vaccine for kids, Rapid COVID-19 tests, Steelers vs. Browns: 5 things you need to know Monday

The Pfizer vaccine, Rapid COVID-19 testing, Steelers vs. Browns. Here are 5 important things...

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FDA close to authorizing third Pfizer shot 12-15 for childrenAccording to New York Times reports, the Food and Drug Administration could authorize the third dose of Pfizer BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine to children between...
New Year's Day, Biden-Zelensky call, minimum wage increases: 5 things to know this weekend

New Year's Day, Biden-Zelensky call, minimum wage increases: 5 things to know this weekend

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Biden speaks to Zelensky, Ukraine President amid tensions with PutinAmidst growing worries about Moscow's military buildup near Ukraine's borders, President Joe Biden has scheduled a phone conversation with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelesky on...
South African Archbishop and Honorary Elders Desmond Tutu speaks during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg on December 10, 2013. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, died in Johannesburg on December 5 at age 95.

The 'conscience of his generation': Desmond Tutu, South African equality activist, dies at 90

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Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Anglican archbishop whose fearless calls for racial justice helped crush South Africa's brutal apartheid regime, died Sunday in Cape Town. He was 90.Tutu stood firm in his nonviolent approach,...
This file photo shows a sign outside the National Security Administration campus in Fort Meade, Md. Spying by the National Security Agency has cost the United States economically and angered allies, a bipartisan group of senators said in unveiling legislation that would end the collection of millions of Americans' phone records and data on Internet usage.

'A free pass to seize and sift': Federal court upholds terrorism conviction in controversial...

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the terrorism conviction of a refugee from Uzbekistan in a controversial case that has shed light on the widespread, ongoing efforts of the U.S. government to spy on international...
Tears streak down the cheek of Ahmaud Arbery's mother Wanda Cooper-Jones after the jury convicted Travis McMichael in the Glynn County Courthouse, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in Brunswick, Ga.  Greg McMichael and his son, Travis McMichael, and a neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, charged in the death of Ahmaud Arbery were convicted of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting that became part of a larger national reckoning on racial injustice.

'We got justice': Ahmaud Arbery's mother delivered a special message on Thanksgiving Day

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. – Ahmaud Arbery’s mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day.But there will still be an empty chair at the family’s celebrations. This is an indication...
What really happened during the first Thanksgiving?

How did the first Thanksgiving really go?

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This is the 5 Things Podcast's today episodeThe story of Thanksgiving is familiar to everyone. Pilgrims and Native Americans gathered together for a meal and shared the bounty of their labor. Did it...
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June 25, 2021: A giant banner declaring an environmental message, which is grown on a carpet of living grass and tells governments to act now in the lead-up to COP26, floats on the river Thames in central London having been placed on the water by Extinction Rebellion climate activists.

What is COP26? Your quick guide to United Nations climate change summit in Glasgow

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With climate change the leading cause of weather disasters that are now five times more common than in the 1970s, the eyes of the world will look to Glasglow, Scotland, for the annual COP26 climate change...
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