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What to know for this week in Washington: Stimulus and impeachment

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Washington President Joe Biden's core pledge to promote national unity is headed for its first real...

The week in 12 headlines

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This week, the Biden administration maintained its focus on coronavirus --- by working to both engineer a passable stimulus package and a more robust vaccine distribution plan. Meanwhile, Republican infighting conti...

Foreign fighters were meant to leave Libya this week. A huge trench being dug by Russian-backed mercenaries indicates they plan to stay

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Construction on an enormous trench across Libya, dug by Russian-backed mercenaries Wagner, is raising fears that foreign fighters will not withdraw from the country by Saturday, as a UN-brokered peace deal insists. ...

Workers trapped in gold mine for more than a week send note to rescuers

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Twelve miners trapped underground for more than a week in a Chinese gold mine have managed to get a note to rescuers, state media reported Monday. The Xinhua news agency reports that the note confirmed 12 of the min...

Dustin Higgs executed less than a week before Inauguration Day

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Dustin John Higgs was executed in the early hours of Saturday morning becoming the 13th and last federal death row inmate to be executed since the Justice Department restarted federal executions in July 2019. He had...

Netflix plans to release a new movie every week of 2021

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Netflix is promising to try to keep us entertained this year. The streaming giant announced plans on Tuesday to release a new movie every week for the next 12 months. Some of the films on the slate include the weste...

A Florida sheriff’s deputy was killed by a suspect the week he was set to retire

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A Florida sheriff's deputy who was just one shift away from retirement was killed Monday by a suspect in a fatal car crash, Hillsboro County Sheriff Chad Chronister said during a press conference. Hillsboro County ...

The events of this week show the GOP has a big problem

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Let's state what happened on Wednesday for what it was: an insurrection by supporters of President Donald Trump storming the US Capitol. They were the definition of a mob. The insurrection and the Electoral College ...

The week in 19 headlines

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Trying to condense all that took place this week into a few headlines is a near impossible task. So much happened. Democrats will take control of the US Senate following their wins in Georgia. Pro-Trump rioters sieg...

Stimulus checks should start going out this week but timing could slide, administration official says

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The new round of stimulus payments included in the $ 900 billion Covid relief package are expected to start going out this week, an administration official told CNN, while acknowledging that the timing could slide....

Christmas week forecast includes snow, ice and cold weather

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Monday marks the beginning of "astronomical winter" and the Christmas week forecast calls for plenty of possibilities for snow, at least for some. Known also as winter solstice, astronomical winter begins December 2...

Ursid meteor shower peaks this week around winter solstice

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Keep your eyes on the early morning skies for the oft-neglected Ursid meteor shower on December 22, on the heels of the winter solstice. This small meteor shower can really be seen only from the Northern Hemisphere...

Siblings die of Covid-19 just one week apart

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Adelita Cruz Trevino, 39, and Nicolas Trevino, 35, were not only siblings, they were best friends. Both died of Covid-19 just one week apart. They tested positive for the coronavirus on November 6, after a trip to ...

Eight religious sisters died of Covid-19 at a Wisconsin facility within a week

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Within a week, eight religious sisters living in the Notre Dame of Elm Grove in Wisconsin died from Covid-19, all of whom, in their own ways, were mentors in the community. The School Sisters of Notre Dame confirmed...

Alabama GOP congressman becomes 4th House member in a week to disclose Covid-19 diagnosis

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Republican Rep. Mike Rogers of Alabama wrote on Twitter Thursday that he tested positive for Covid-19 and was experiencing mild symptoms, the fourth member of Congress in the past week to announce a positive test fo...

Biden expected to get coronavirus vaccination early next week

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President-elect Joe Biden is expected to get his first Covid-19 vaccination early next week, CNN has learned, and plans to get his shot in public. "I don't want to get ahead of the line, but I want to make sure we ...