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US Capitol Police officer pleads not guilty to obstruction of justice charges in connection with January 6
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US Capitol Police officer pleads not guilty to obstruction of justice charges in connection with January 6

US Capitol Police officer Michael A. Riley pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to two counts of obstruction of justice in connection to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. Riley was arrested on Friday, becoming the first police officer on duty on Capitol Hill on January 6 charged with allegedly attempting to help a…MORE

In Ukraine, Defense Secretary Austin calls on Russia to stop ‘persistent cyberattacks’
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In Ukraine, Defense Secretary Austin calls on Russia to stop ‘persistent cyberattacks’

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Tuesday called on Russia to stop its occupation of Crimea and to halt its “persistent cyberattacks” against the United States. “We again call on Russia to end its occupation of Crimea, to stop perpetuating the war in Eastern Ukraine, to end its destabilizing activities in the Black Sea and…MORE

3 ways executives hold Black women back at work

3 ways executives hold Black women back at work

Despite promises from across the corporate world to diversify leadership and give people of all backgrounds equal opportunities, women of color remain stuck with little to no progress in sight. A recent study from McKinsey and LeanIn.org found that while women overall have more high-ranking roles than in previous years, women of color make up…MORE

Everything on Biden’s schedule points to one reality: It’s time to close the deal
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Everything on Biden’s schedule points to one reality: It’s time to close the deal

President Joe Biden’s schedule is making it clear: The White House is ready to seal a deal on his legislative agenda. There are unannounced meetings with the lawmakers that hold the keys to an agreement. There are scheduled meetings with 17 lawmakers representing the two “wings” in the party’s talks. There’s travel to sell the…MORE

What actually happened during GameStop mania?
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What actually happened during GameStop mania?

In late January, there was one question on the minds of investors: How did a struggling mall-based video game retailer became Wall Street’s hottest stock, seemingly overnight? Now, after months of research, the industry’s top regulator has answers — and its findings could pave the way for major reforms to how financial markets function as…MORE

Taco Bell is giving away free breakfast burritos
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Taco Bell is giving away free breakfast burritos

Breakfast is back on the menu at Taco Bell, so it’s giving away free food to celebrate. On Thursday, the chain will offer free breakfast burritos at its United States restaurants. The giveaway, which runs between 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., serves as a reminder that breakfast has returned at roughly 90% of Taco Bell…MORE

Progressive champion Summer Lee enters Pennsylvania primary to replace retiring Rep. Mike Doyle
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Progressive champion Summer Lee enters Pennsylvania primary to replace retiring Rep. Mike Doyle

The race is on to replace retiring Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania state Rep. Summer Lee, a leading progressive organizer and democratic socialist, formally entered the primary in the state’s 18th Congressional District on Tuesday with the support of Justice Democrats, the group that launched New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s first run and…MORE

NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes Kyrie Irving decides to get vaccinated against Covid-19
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver hopes Kyrie Irving decides to get vaccinated against Covid-19

Ahead of the start of the NBA’s 75th season, the sport’s commissioner Adam Silver told reporter that he hopes Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving gets vaccinated against Covid-19. A seven-time All-Star, Irving has so far refused the vaccine and Nets general manager Sean Marks said he would not play or practice with the team until…MORE

Forget Kanye West. He’s now officially just Ye
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Forget Kanye West. He’s now officially just Ye

Kanye West is no more. After filing paperwork to change his name, the rapper, born Kanye Omari West, finally got what he asked for, and will be legally known as “Ye.” Judge Michelle Williams granted the change on Monday in a California courthouse, after the rapper filed a petition to change his name in August,…MORE

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