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‘I am here to help’: Medic recounts frantic effort to save victim of fatal Portland shooting

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Some images in this article may be disturbing to readers. Portland, Oregon The text message that pinged on Sierra Boyne's phone on May 29 was blunt: "Portland is on fire." Boyne had watched protests erupt in Minneapo...

No ‘coordinated national voter fraud effort’ in past elections, FBI director says

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FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday that there hasn't been a coordinated national voter fraud effort in past elections, regardless of the method of voting. "Now, we have not seen, historically, any kind of c...

Adelsons provide $75 million cash infusion to Trump’s reelection effort

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Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his physician wife, Miriam, poured a whopping $ 75 million into a super PAC launched in late August to aid President Donald Trump's reelection, new filings show. The cou...

GOP fundraiser Broidy pleads guilty to conspiracy charge in foreign lobbying effort

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Elliott Broidy, a top Republican fundraiser involved in President Donald Trump's 2016 inaugural committee, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of conspiracy relating to a secret lobbying campaign to influence the Tr...

Biden says Trump’s actions are ‘an embarrassment’ but won’t impede transition effort

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President-elect Joe Biden projected confidence about a transition effort that he said is "well underway" even as outgoing President Donald Trump and his administration attempt to impede it. Biden called Trump's ref...

Pennsylvania to ban alcohol sales at bars and restaurants on Thanksgiving eve in effort to stop coronavirus spread

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In an effort to curb the spread of Covid-19, Pennsylvania state officials announced Monday that residents will not be able to purchase alcohol at bars or restaurants the night before Thanksgiving. Gov. Tom Wolf and ...

Fighting anti-Semitism online requires a global effort

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The Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Anti-Semitism is made up of a multiparty group of lawmakers from Israel, the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK. The views expressed in this commentary belong to the...

Anonymous Korean War veteran purchases hundreds of meals for local hunger relief effort

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What started as an average Monday morning last month at a grocery store in Raeford, North Carolina, turned into something extraordinary when a 91-year-old Korean War veteran walked in and headed straight for the cus...

How the effort to vaccine the elderly is going in some states

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As Covid-19 vaccines roll out across the US, some states are already offering shots to people other than health care workers and nursing home residents. West Virginia recently announced it would start vaccinating so...

The Trump ally in the Senate leading the President’s futile effort to challenge the Electoral College votes

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Washington Republican Sen. Josh Hawley threw a political grenade into Washington last week when he announced his intentions to object when Congress counts the Electoral College votes on Wednesday -- a move that pits ...

Rudy Giuliani voted with an affidavit ballot, which he bashed in failed effort to overturn election

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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani personally voted in the 2020 election using a voting method he publicly disparaged and bashed in his attempts to overthrow the presidential election results, a ...

Democrats jump on Republican divisions in effort to avoid midterm letdown

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Democrats tasked with protecting majorities in the House and Senate are seizing on deep divisions within the Republican Party, hoping that stoking the discord could help them overcome the legacy of losses the party ...

The sacred lands of Utah’s Bears Ears brought 5 tribes together. An executive order is reviving effort to protect them

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A rocky corner in southern Utah has been the focal point of protests and political battles for years. A recent move by the Biden administration is giving Native tribes hope that a broken promise could be mended. On...

California boosts vaccination effort as part of federal pilot program

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California is opening two mass Covid-19 vaccination sites as part of a federal pilot program to quickly boost the number of available doses, as the state continues to see improving numbers in cases, deaths, positivi...

Biden administration expected to deploy approximately 1000 troops to assist with Covid vaccination effort

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The Biden administration is expected to announce Friday that it will deploy approximately 1000 troops across the United States to assist with coronavirus vaccination efforts. The announcement is expected from the Wh...

Use of troops in vaccination effort is off to a slow start

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Washington The Biden administration's rollout out of active-duty troops to boost vaccination capacity is off to a slow start as the Federal Emergency Management Agency sorts through requests from individual states, a...

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