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May 17, 2021

What we know about UFOs: How the Pentagon has handled reported sightings, mysterious videos and more
For years, the US government largely ignored reports of mysterious flying objects seen moving through restricted military airspace but it is now slowly beginning to acknowledge that UFOs, which the Pentagon refers to as unidentified aerial phenomena, are real.

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May 17, 2021

Arizona Republicans feud over audit as Trump pushes falsehoods about 2020 election
Arizona Republican officials are pushing back against false claims from former President Donald Trump and his allies about the 2020 election -- another sign of how the same divisions that led the House GOP to oust Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as No. 3-ranking member last week are fracturing the party outside of Washington.

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May 17, 2021

Alabama GOP governor signs medical marijuana bill into law
Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law on Monday a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state.

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May 17, 2021

What Matters: The US balance sheet is out of whack
Americans are running up against Monday's deadline to file their taxes -- a month late in this pandemic year -- and leaders in Washington have designs on spending even more taxpayer money going forward.

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May 17, 2021

How Trump and McConnell set the final pieces for the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade
Conservatives have been waiting decades for this moment: a transformed Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an abortion case that directly challenges women's reproductive rights tracing to the 1973 Roe v. Wade milestone.

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May 17, 2021

Supreme Court says unanimous jury verdict requirement does not apply retroactively
The Supreme Court said on Monday that a decision last term holding that the Constitution requires unanimous jury verdicts for state criminal trials does not apply retroactively.

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May 17, 2021

Georgia's Republican lieutenant governor, a Trump critic, says he will not seek reelection in 2022
Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan -- a Republican who has been critical of former President Donald Trump's false claims of fraud in the state's election -- announced Monday he will not seek reelection in 2022.

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May 17, 2021

Biden announces US will share more vaccines globally
President Joe Biden is set to announce Monday that his administration will share millions more doses of Covid-19 vaccines with other countries in addition to the 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine he has already committed to sharing by July 4, according to an administration official.

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May 17, 2021

White House says Biden will release tax returns 'soon'
The White House will release President Joe Biden's tax returns "soon," press secretary Jen Psaki announced Monday, reinstating a presidential tradition that was halted by former President Donald Trump.

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May 17, 2021

Biden to announce US will share more vaccines globally
President Joe Biden is set to announce Monday that his administration will share millions more doses of Covid-19 vaccines with other countries in addition to the 60 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine he has already committed to sharing by July 4, according to an administration official.

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May 17, 2021

Giuliani's attorneys argue recent search warrants are 'fruit of this poisoned tree' after 'illegal' iCloud search review in 2019
Attorneys for Rudy Giuliani argued in a letter to the court unsealed Monday that federal authorities' review of material seized from a covert search of his iCloud account in 2019 was illegal and suggested the search warrants executed late last month on his Manhattan home and office were the "fruit of this poisoned tree."

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May 17, 2021

US announces more sanctions against Myanmar's military government
The Biden administration announced more sanctions on Monday against Myanmar's military government, which has conducted a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, and against key figures in the military regime as well as some family members of previously designated officials.

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May 17, 2021

Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to six federal charges
Joel Greenberg, an indicted close confidant of Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court Monday to six federal charges, including a count of sex trafficking of a minor.

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May 17, 2021

Supreme Court sides with man who said police illegally seized firearms from his home without a warrant
The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a lower court decision that held that law enforcement could enter a Rhode Island man's home and seize his firearms without a warrant after his wife expressed fear that he might harm himself.

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May 17, 2021

Supreme Court takes up major abortion case next term that could limit Roe v. Wade
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up a major abortion case next term concerning a controversial Mississippi law that banned most abortions after 15 weeks, rekindling a potentially major challenge to Roe v. Wade at the majority conservative court.

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May 17, 2021

Harris headlines unity summit for AAPI community
Vice President Kamala Harris will serve as the keynote speaker for a virtual unity summit for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders this week, her latest outreach to a community that has faced a wave of racially motivated crimes during the pandemic and is growing as a voting bloc.

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May 17, 2021

White House concerns rising over civilian deaths in Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The growing number of civilian deaths in the intensifying battle between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is causing worry inside the White House as officials work the phones with partners in the region.

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May 17, 2021

Former Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to plead guilty Monday to six federal charges
Joel Greenberg, an indicted close confidant of Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court Monday to six federal charges, including a count of sex trafficking of a minor.

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May 17, 2021

First enhanced child tax credit payments to go out July 15
The families of more than 65 million children will start receiving enhanced child tax credit monthly payments of up to $300 on July 15, the Biden administration announced Monday.

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May 17, 2021

Congress is up against the clock on key Biden priorities. Here's what to watch.
Congress has just two weeks to ramp up negotiations on a number of key Biden administration agenda items before the end of the current work period threatens to halt any meaningful progress.

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May 17, 2021

US investigates second suspected case of mystery 'syndrome' near White House
Two White House officials were struck by a mysterious illness late last year -- including one who was passing through a gate onto the property -- newly revealed details that come as investigators are still struggling to determine who or what is behind these strange incidents.

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May 17, 2021

More than 25 Democratic senators call for immediate ceasefire in Middle East
More than 25 Democratic senators, led by Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff, released a joint statement calling for an immediate ceasefire agreement in Israel and the Palestinian territories to "prevent further loss of life and further escalation of violence."

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May 17, 2021

The Sunrise Movement endorses top Sanders ally Nina Turner to fill US House seat in Ohio
The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led climate activist group, on Monday announced its endorsement of former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner, further bolstering her campaign's progressive support ahead of a special election for an open US House seat in Ohio.

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May 17, 2021

America tastes new freedoms but confronts new dilemmas as it takes off the mask
Vaccinated Americans spent the most normal weekend for more than a year exploring restored freedoms to gather without masks but also dilemmas over personal and collective responsibility sparked by new government health guidance.

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May 16, 2021

Ousted Cheney warns direction of party is 'dangerous' as Stefanik calls on GOP to move on
GOP Rep. Liz Cheney on Sunday doubled down in opposing the direction her party is headed following Donald Trump's election defeat, as other congressional Republicans, including the congresswoman who replaced her in House leadership, said it's time to move on from intraparty politics.

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May 16, 2021

Cowboy-hat-wearing 'Cyber Ninja' patrols this Arizona recount
CNN's Kyung Lah and crew gain access into the Republican election audit of the 2020 ballots from Arizona's largest county.

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May 16, 2021

Ousted Cheney warns direction of the party is 'dangerous' as Stefanik calls on GOP to move on
GOP Rep. Liz Cheney on Sunday doubled down in opposing the direction her party is headed following Donald Trump's election defeat, as other congressional Republicans, including the congresswoman who replaced her in House leadership, said it's time to move on from intraparty politics.

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May 16, 2021

Fact-checking allegations of irregularities in Arizona audit
As Republicans continue to question the legitimacy of the 2020 election, the controversial audit taking place in Arizona's Maricopa County is receiving national attention over charges of election irregularities. Following a pause in the audit, Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas and former President Donald Trump weighed in on the ongoing dispute between the Arizona state Senate President, the Arizona Secretary of State's office and Maricopa County over this so-called audit.

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May 16, 2021

Analysis: Why Virginia's 2021 elections have national implications
Last week, Glenn Youngkin earned the Republican nomination for this year's Virginia governor's race. Virginia, along with New Jersey, hosts the only gubernatorial elections this year. Voters throughout the Old Dominion will also be casting ballots in legislative elections.

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May 16, 2021

Why Virginia's 2021 elections have national implications
Last week, Glenn Youngkin earned the Republican nomination for this year's Virginia governor's race. Virginia, along with New Jersey, hosts the only gubernatorial elections this year. Voters throughout the Old Dominion will also be casting ballots in legislative elections.

CNN Politics
May 16, 2021

US is getting better and better news on the coronavirus
Poll of the week: A new Axios/Ipsos poll finds that 67% of American adults have either gotten a Covid-19 vaccine or will get it as soon as possible. The same poll shows on a separate question that 75% of respondents said they either had gotten the vaccine or were likely to get it.

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May 16, 2021

Analysis: US is getting better and better news on the coronavirus
Poll of the week: A new Axios/Ipsos poll finds that 67% of American adults have either gotten a Covid-19 vaccine or will get it as soon as possible. The same poll shows on a separate question that 75% of respondents said they either had gotten the vaccine or were likely to get it.

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May 16, 2021

CDC chief on mask wearing: Unvaccinated people need to be honest with themselves
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Sunday that people have to be honest with themselves when deciding whether to wear a mask after the agency lifted masking requirements for vaccinated people.

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May 16, 2021

Texas, Michigan, Arizona and more states push new voting restrictions
Arizona just became the latest Republican-led battleground to impose new voting restrictions, enacting a law that could purge tens of thousands of voters from the state's early mail-in ballot list.

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May 16, 2021

Republican congressman calls out 'bogus' claims by GOP colleagues downplaying Capitol riot
Republican Rep. Fred Upton on Sunday called out an effort by some of his GOP colleagues to downplay the Capitol insurrection, saying their "bogus" claims about the deadly attack are evidence of a need to establish a bipartisan commission to investigate the incident.

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May 16, 2021

Biden just dethroned the Welfare Queen
President Biden just put a steak in the heart of one of the most racist political myths in contemporary politics. The GOP created the Welfare Queen myth to turn White Americans against big government programs to help the poor and working class. But Biden's unapologetic embrace of big government aid to help the poor, including people of color, shows the Welfare Queen story no longer rules politics.

CNN Politics
May 16, 2021

Analysis: Biden faces an angry rift in his own party over Israeli-Palestinian conflict
So much attention has been focused on the rift in the GOP over former President Donald Trump's antidemocratic lies about the 2020 election.

CNN Politics
May 16, 2021

Purges, poll watchers and gridlock: Five developments in the voting battles
Arizona just became the latest Republican-led battleground to impose new voting restrictions, enacting a law that could purge tens of thousands of voters from the state's early mail-in ballot list.

CNN Politics
May 16, 2021

Analysis: Reviving an old idea, Biden seeks to unlock bipartisan infrastructure deal
Walter Mondale, who passed away last month, hit an electoral buzzsaw after promising to raise taxes in his 1984 presidential campaign. His party learned fast.

CNN Politics
May 16, 2021

Biden faces an angry rift in his own party over Israeli-Palestinian conflict
So much attention has been focused on the rift in the GOP over former President Donald Trump's antidemocratic lies about the 2020 election.

CNN Politics
May 16, 2021

Arizona audit funding cloaked in secrecy
Three weeks into the Arizona Senate's unorthodox audit of the 2020 presidential election results, one potential winner seems to be emerging, regardless of any count: Cyber Ninjas, the Florida-based consulting firm being paid to lead the analysis of the votes in populous Maricopa County.

CNN Politics
May 16, 2021

Analysis: Biden just dethroned the Welfare Queen
President Biden just put a steak in the heart of one of the most racist political myths in contemporary politics. The GOP created the Welfare Queen myth to turn White Americans against big government programs to help the poor and working class. But Biden's unapologetic embrace of big government aid to help the poor, including people of color, shows the Welfare Queen story no longer rules politics.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Space Force commander fired after comments made on conservative podcast
A Space Force lieutenant colonel has been removed from his command after appearing on a conservative podcast criticizing the United States military.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

US condemns 'atrocities' in Tigray and calls for those responsible to be 'held to account' after CNN investigation
The US has condemned Eritrea and Ethiopia for coordinating their troops to close off a key aid route to Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region, following an exclusive CNN investigation published earlier this week that found that Eritrean soldiers were blocking critical humanitarian aid to starving and wounded civilians.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Here's what happens when political parties implode
The current drama in the GOP is the latest and most concrete evidence that the party is undergoing a very painful evolution.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

FBI and DHS report finds deaths at hands of racially motivated violent extremists on the rise in US
A newly released government report on domestic violent extremism warns lone wolf attackers with easily accessible weapons present the greatest terrorism threat to the US and the number of people dying at the hands of racially motivated extremists every year is on the rise since 2017.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Fact check: A week of brazen Republican dishonesty
The top Republican in the House of Representatives said he doesn't think anybody is questioning the legitimacy of the 2020 election -- even as many Republicans continued to publicly question the legitimacy of the presidential election.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Analysis: Why GOP leaders are playing it smart when it comes to Trump
The House GOP's move to remove Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership position is widely seen as the latest move to placate the base at the risk of alienating the center of the electorate. Cheney had voted to impeach former President Donald Trump and has continued her critiques of him while most other Republicans seem to have a hard time distancing themselves from him.

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May 15, 2021

Arizona Republicans move 2020 ballots in trucks after pausing controversial election audit
The first semi truck full of 2020 election ballots rolled slowly through the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Friday, past the "Crazy Times Carnival" set up in the south parking lot to a warehouse where the approximately 2.1 million ballots cast by Maricopa County voters will be stored for the next week.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Republican governors are refusing aid from Democrats in Washington
Democrats in Washington have approved trillions of dollars to help Americans weather the coronavirus pandemic, but Republican state officials are pulling back relief for low-income Americans by turning away federal money.

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May 15, 2021

Senior Trump Air Force official suggested dramatically slashing F-35 jet numbers
The official in charge of purchasing military hardware for the US Air Force suggested slashing the total number of Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the service by more than half late last year, according to two former defense officials involved in the discussions who spoke with CNN. The news comes as Congressional criticism of the most expensive weapons program in US history grows.

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May 15, 2021

Colonial Pipeline returns to 'normal operations' after restart
Colonial Pipeline said Saturday that its pipeline system has returned to "normal operations" after a crippling cyberattack forced a six-day shutdown.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Multiple crises at home and abroad provide a reality check for Biden's White House
President Joe Biden was at the wooded Camp David retreat in Maryland when he first heard Colonial Pipeline had been hacked.

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May 15, 2021

Stimulus checks and pandemic aid make it even more important to file a 2020 return
Low-income Americans who aren't usually required to file taxes could be leaving a lot of money on the table if they don't file a 2020 return thanks to changes made by the latest pandemic relief package.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Analysis: Here's what happens when political parties implode
The current drama in the GOP is the latest and most concrete evidence that the party is undergoing a very painful evolution.

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

Analysis: No 'civil war' here: Republicans are at peace in their embrace of Trump
It was the bureaucratic shuffle "heard round the world."

CNN Politics
May 15, 2021

No 'civil war' here: Republicans are at peace in their embrace of Trump
It was the bureaucratic shuffle "heard round the world."

CNN Politics
May 14, 2021

Ransomware group says it released 'full data' on DC police department
A ransomware group said it published its "full data" on the Washington Metropolitan Police Department this week, claiming the department's payment offer wasn't enough to prevent the release, according to screenshots of online posts by the group that were reviewed by CNN.

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May 14, 2021

Some migrant children in HHS care left in buses without access to showers or beds
Some unaccompanied migrant children, waiting to be reunited with family in the United States, were stuck in parked buses -- at least one for more than three days -- with no access to showers or places to sleep, according to an immigrant advocate.

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May 14, 2021

Senior GOP senator on House Republicans downplaying Capitol attack: 'I'm offended by that'
GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday that she is "offended" by some House Republicans who are whitewashing the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, pushing back on the revisionism by some in the party who have tried to shield the pro-Trump mob from blame over the deadly insurrection during the certification of President Joe Biden's electoral victory.

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May 14, 2021

Biden administration gives House panel documents related to Trump hotel
The General Services Administration has provided House Democrats with documents related to former President Donald Trump's Washington hotel, in the second case this week where the Biden administration gave the House information that the Trump administration had blocked it from obtaining.

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May 14, 2021

Ex-Green Beret sentenced to over 15 years for conspiring to provide US intel to Russians
A former Army Green Beret was sentenced to 188 months in federal prison for conspiring with Russian agents to provide them with US defense intelligence, the Justice Department announced Friday.

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May 14, 2021

Federal judge orders DOJ to set up media access to Capitol riot video after CNN and other outlets sued
A federal judge ruled on Friday that the Justice Department must create a digital "drop box" where media outlets can access videos used in Capitol riot court cases after 15 news outlets, including CNN, sought body camera and surveillance video that's been seen by judges but not the public.

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May 14, 2021

Cheney says some GOP members voted against impeachment out of fear for their lives
Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose criticism of former President Donald Trump led to her ouster from House Republican leadership, said Friday that her role as a member of Congress obligated her to oppose the widespread lie of fraud in the 2020 election.

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May 14, 2021

Analysis: Biden charts mask-free future while GOP brawls
With Rep. Liz Cheney's ouster from leadership, the war within the Republican conference came to a head this week.

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May 14, 2021

2020 ballots relocated in semi trucks as Arizona election audit pauses over space availability
The first semi truck full of 2020 election ballots rolled slowly through the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Friday, past the "Crazy Times Carnival" set up in the south parking lot to a warehouse where the approximately 2.1 million ballots cast by Maricopa County voters will be stored for the next week.

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May 14, 2021

House GOP picks Stefanik to replace Cheney as conference chair


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May 14, 2021

House Democrats unveil $1.9 billion bill to increase security after January 6 Capitol attack
House Democrats on Friday introduced a $1.9 billion spending bill to increase security at the US Capitol in response to the deadly January 6 attack by a violent pro-Trump mob seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

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May 14, 2021

Neera Tanden joins White House as a senior adviser after withdrawing Cabinet nomination
Neera Tanden, the new administration's only Cabinet nominee rebuffed by the Senate, has become a senior adviser to President Joe Biden, a White House official told CNN.

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May 14, 2021

READ: Plea agreement from former Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg


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May 14, 2021

'Deeply unwell': Ocasio-Cortez addresses Marjorie Taylor Greene confrontation
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) called Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) "deeply unwell" after Greene confronted Ocasio-Cortez in the halls of Congress.

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May 14, 2021

Gohmert downplays January 6 riot in speech from the House floor, falsely claiming 'no evidence' of armed insurrection
Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas took to the House floor Friday afternoon to downplay the violent insurrection that took place on January 6, falsely claiming that there is "no evidence" that the insurrectionists were armed.

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May 14, 2021

Changes to masking rules on federal property likely coming soon, White House says
Changes to masking rules on federal property are likely coming soon, the White House said Friday, after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that Americans who are fully vaccinated do not need to wear masks outdoors or indoors except under rare certain circumstances.

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May 14, 2021

Former Gaetz associate strikes deal to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors
An indicted close confidante of Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, has struck a deal with federal prosecutors to greatly reduce his criminal case and plans to help investigators in their sprawling sex crimes investigation.

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May 14, 2021

Fact-check: Stefanik wrongly says US recently saw 'worst jobs report in over 20 years'
In accepting her new position to replace Liz Cheney as conference chair of the Republican party, Rep. Elise Stefanik went after President Joe Biden and what she called his "far-left radical socialist policies."

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May 14, 2021

Ransomware group's extortion website offline after cyberattack leads to shutdown of major fuel pipeline
The ransomware extortion website used by the group responsible for the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline has gone offline, according to cybersecurity experts and a screenshot viewed by CNN.

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May 14, 2021

Even with Republican infighting, Democrats face significant headwinds in 2022
Democrats faced with holding the party's majority in the House in 2022 watched with glee this week as Republican infighting reached its latest crescendo with the leadership ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney. But it's their own party that faces the most noteworthy headwinds in their bid to keep control of the legislative body.

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May 14, 2021

Read: Bipartisan bill to create independent January 6 commission


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May 14, 2021

House Republicans vote to make Elise Stefanik conference chair replacing Liz Cheney
House Republicans are expected to vote on Friday to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the No. 3 leadership position of conference chair after ousting Rep. Liz Cheney from the role following her repeatedly calling out former President Donald Trump's "Big Lie" that the 2020 election was stolen.

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May 14, 2021

House strikes deal to create independent January 6 commission
The top Democrat and Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee struck a deal to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, breaking a months-long logjam between House leaders about how to structure the independent panel.

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May 14, 2021

White House not bending to pressure from progressives to condemn Israel
President Joe Biden and the White House are showing little willingness to bend to pressure from liberal Democrats calling for more robust condemnation of Israel's actions amid the worst regional violence in years.

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May 14, 2021

House GOP to vote for new conference chair after ousting Cheney


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May 14, 2021

HUD Secretary violated the Hatch Act, Office of Special Counsel concludes
The US Office of Special Counsel has concluded that Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge violated the Hatch Act, the law that limits the political activities of all federal civilian executive branch employees, when she commented on Ohio politics from the White House podium earlier this year.

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May 14, 2021

Congressional Democrats have a 100% vaccination rate
Although the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors except under special circumstances, the House mask requirement will remain in place until all members and floor staff are fully vaccinated.

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May 14, 2021

House Republicans expected to vote to make Elise Stefanik conference chair after Cheney ouster
House Republicans are expected to vote on Friday to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the No. 3 leadership position of conference chair after ousting Rep. Liz Cheney from the role following her repeatedly calling out former President Donald Trump's "Big Lie" that the 2020 election was stolen.

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May 14, 2021

America's unmasking brings liberation but also trepidation as huge questions loom
Americans stripped off their masks Thursday as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made the sudden announcement that vaccinated people no longer need to wear them indoors or outdoors. It was a great moment of liberation after a year of intense stress and fear, but also one of trepidation for many as the policy created a whole new set of complex questions for parents, employers, business owners and the millions of Americans who are still hesitant to get shots.

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May 14, 2021

Since-deleted video shows Marjorie Taylor Greene harassing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's office during 2019 Capitol Hill visit
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene confronted Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez outside the House chamber on Wednesday afternoon. The incident, first reported by The Washington Post, was just the latest of several hostile confrontations the Georgia congresswoman has had with her Democratic colleagues, but her interactions with the New York Democrat predate Greene's election to Congress in 2020.

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May 14, 2021

Officer injured in Capitol riot slams 'disgraceful' new attempts to downplay insurrection
A DC Metropolitan Police officer who was brutally assaulted while defending the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection said Thursday evening that it's been "disgraceful" to watch elected officials downplay the riot in recent days.

CNN Politics
May 14, 2021

Five takeaways from the first New York City Democratic mayoral debate
The New York City Democratic mayoral primary has been playing out in the shadows -- of the Covid-19 pandemic, of President Joe Biden's first months in office, and former President Donald Trump's corrosive election lie.

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May 13, 2021

Wall Street Journal: Manhattan private school subpoenaed in connection with Trump Organization probe
The Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors have subpoenaed a Manhattan private school for information related to Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg's two grandchildren.

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May 13, 2021

Fear and mistrust loom large in the Capitol in the wake of January 6
The trauma lawmakers experienced on January 6 is rushing back as Democratic members say they are increasingly worried about a handful of Republican colleagues who have sought to downplay the events of that day or continue to tout lies about the election.

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May 13, 2021

Nearly 2 million Americans will lose pandemic unemployment benefits early as more Republican states drop relief
More than 1.2 million jobless Americans are set to lose their pandemic unemployment benefits early, with Georgia becoming the latest Republican-led state to announce it would cease providing $300 payments approved by Congress.

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May 13, 2021

Army bases offering vaccine incentives but no military-wide policy for now
At least three Army bases are now offering incentives for soldiers to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, including additional days off, gym access and reduced movement restrictions.

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May 13, 2021

Missouri governor nixes voter-approved Medicaid expansion plan
Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday that he will not expand Medicaid -- a change approved by voters and scheduled to start July 1 -- because lawmakers did not appropriate funding.

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May 13, 2021

Dallas and San Antonio sites used to house migrant children set to close within weeks
Two large sites in Texas used to shelter unaccompanied migrant children amid the influx in arrivals earlier this year will close by early June, the Department of Health and Human Services Department confirmed, marking among the first closures as the number of kids in border facilities drops.

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May 13, 2021

Colonial Pipeline did pay ransom to hackers, sources now say
Colonial Pipeline paid the ransomware group that carried out a crippling cyberattack, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN on Thursday.

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May 13, 2021

Biden administration expands effort to identify vulnerable migrant families in Mexico for entry into US
The Biden administration plans to coordinate with nongovernmental organizations to identify vulnerable migrant families in Mexico and allow them to enter the United States, instead of turning them away under a Trump-era border policy, according to a source familiar with discussions.

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May 13, 2021

Rep. Chip Roy says he'll challenge Stefanik for Republican conference chair
Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said Thursday he is running to challenge GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York in her bid to become the next Republican conference chair.

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May 13, 2021

GOP Sen. Tim Scott on policing overhaul: 'I think we have a long way to go'
Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina offered a blunt assessment on Thursday of where things stand in the bipartisan effort to craft a compromise to overhaul policing in the US, telling CNN, "I think we have a long way to go."

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May 13, 2021

Biden touts new CDC mask guidance as 'a great day for America'
President Joe Biden on Thursday touted new mask guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as "a great day for America" and an important milestone in the US coronavirus response.

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