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Saturday March 6th, 2021 2:43AM
Manchin, key Senate swing vote, boosts West Virginia's hopes
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has the best shot in years to steer federal dollars back home to West Virginia
2:00AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight
Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin have struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill
1:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
Pope Francis meets with top Shiite cleric in Iraq
Pope Francis is meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, one of the most senior clerics in Shiite Islam, in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf
1:39AM ( 1 hour ago )
Shiite powerhouse al-Sistani helped shape today's Iraq
One highlight of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Iraq is his meeting Saturday with a revered religious leader for Shiite Muslims, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani
1:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
New California law aims to put kids in class. Will it work?
California's governor has signed a law aiming to return public school students to classrooms
1:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
Protests, tear gas in Myanmar after UN envoy urges action
Security forces in Myanmar have again used force to disperse anti-coup protesters, a day after the U.N. special envoy urged the Security Council to take action to quell junta violence that this week left about 50 demonstrators dead and scores injured
12:50AM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden White House: keeping control of the daily message
President Joe Biden is staying on message
12:17AM ( 2 hours ago )
California OKs reopening of ball parks, Disneyland
California has cleared a path for fans to hit the stands at opening-day baseball games and return to Disneyland nearly a year after coronavirus restrictions shuttered major entertainment spots
12:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
Biden White House: message discipline, no news conference
President Joe Biden is the first executive in four decades to reach this point of his term without holding a formal question and answer session
10:03PM ( 4 hours ago )
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National News
Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy
Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: to erode public support
12:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
Trump offers early endorsement for loyal SC governor
Former President Donald Trump has endorsed South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s bid for a second full term in 2022
9:17PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Washington
House OKs George Floyd Act as Democrats avoid 'defund' clash
House Democrats have passed the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing nationwide
6:40PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Board reportedly wants Capitol fencing removed
The acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police says its oversight board is suggesting the razorwire-topped fencing that has surrounded the Capitol since the insurrection in January should come down next week
6:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Florida governor faces growing charges of vaccine favoritism
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state health officials are coming under deeper scrutiny amid revelations that seniors in a wealthy enclave in Key Largo received hundreds of life-saving vaccinations as early as mid-January
4:03PM ( 1 day ago )
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Elections
Speedy variants power virus surge sweeping Europe
Fast-spreading mutant versions of the coronavirus are powering another uptick in infections in Europe
2:25AM ( 15 minutes ago )
The Latest: Ontario wants vaccine shot in adults by June 20
The head of the vaccine program for Canada’s most populous province of Ontario expects to get every adult a first vaccine shot by June 20
8:43PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: Montana teachers to receive vaccines next week
Educators in Montana will begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines next week through a federal partnership with pharmacies
7:19PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Health and Medicine
California to give 40% of vaccine to Latino, high-risk areas
California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for the state's most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus more quickly
12:10AM ( 1 day ago )
Stocks open broadly higher on Wall Street, bond yields ease
Stocks are higher across the board in early trading on Wall Street as bond yields ease lower following several weeks of shooting higher
9:44AM ( 4 days ago )