50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

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Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas...

McCarthy proposes 5 Republicans to sit on Jan. 6 panel

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WASHINGTON — House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has picked five Republicans to sit on the new select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection...

Biden wants spending to boost economy, but GOP to block vote

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said his infrastructure and families agenda must be passed to sustain the economic momentum of his first six months...

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes joins US Senate race

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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on Tuesday joined the crowded Democratic field for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican...

Britney Spears’ conservatorship case sparks legislative push

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Prompted by Britney Spears’ conservatorship fight, a bipartisan legislative effort has emerged to reform the process created to protect the rights...

Fauci, Paul clash on virus origins, trade charges of lying

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WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, angrily confronted Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday in testimony on Capitol...

US, Germany near deal on Russia pipeline, upsetting Ukraine

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has reached a preliminary agreement with Germany over a controversial Russia-to-Europe gas pipeline that is vehemently opposed by Ukraine...

Senate Democrats take their case for voting bill to Georgia

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ATLANTA — Taking their case for a federal voting bill to Georgia, Senate Democrats argued at a field hearing on Monday that their sweeping...

EXPLAINER: How California could recall its governor

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LOS ANGELES — California will hold a recall election Sept. 14 that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. The date was...

Man faces 1st sentencing for felony in riot at US Capitol

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CHICAGO — A Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag is scheduled to become the first Jan. 6...