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Joe Biden calls for more prosecutors, agents in domestic terror fight

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VP Harris urges people to get vaccinated during visit to Greenville -- Kamala Harris' South Carolina stop is part of a national effort by President Joe Biden's administration to vaccinate 70% of American adults by July 4.

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Michigan to use $300 unemployment bonus as back-to-work incentive -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to expand how Michigan uses federal unemployment funds to get Michiganders to return to work after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Juneteenth arrives with newfound popularity and amid a culture war -- Juneteenth's rise in popularity after a year of racial reckoning comes amid a culture war on voting rights and American schools' teachings on race.

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What does NATO do? -- NATO was founded as a political and military alliance to counter Soviet influence and militant nationalism in Europe following WWII.

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Biden poised to double the number of Black women on federal appeals courts -- Biden is on course to increase the number of Black women appellate judges to eight. Advocates say the added diversity builds trust in the federal bench.

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More than 100 lawmakers push to increase congressional staff salaries -- The lawmakers said pay and benefits for congressional staffers have fallen "farther and farther" behind the private sector.

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OnPolitics: SCOTUS deals blow to criminal justice reform -- A Supreme Court decision on low-level drug crimes. AG Merrick Garland speaks on DOJ investigations. Today's news.

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Mitch McConnell: would block a Biden Supreme Court nominee in 2024 -- Republican Senate Minority Leader McConnell implied that a GOP-controlled Senate would not confirm a Biden Supreme Court nominee in 2024.

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Ohio budget would let doctors deny care due to religious beliefs -- Language inserted into Ohio's state budget bill alarmed LGBTQ and pro-choice advocates, who fear limits on reproductive health care and discrimination

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VP Kamala Harris to meet DACA recipients amid immigration uncertainty -- Harris' meeting marks the ninth anniversary of DACA's creation and comes as a federal case threatens to upend protections for recipients.

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Biden: Russia and China seeking to 'drive a wedge' in NATO alliance -- President Joe Biden used his first NATO summit since taking office to join other alliance members in calling for a response to China's growing power.

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Lawyer: Ex-intel analyst Reality Winner released from prison -- The Air Force veteran was serving a five-year sentence for sharing a report about Russian hacking attempts targeted U.S. voter information.

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Garland vows strict standards in seeking lawmakers' records -- Merrick Garland said the Justice Department is working on "potentially problematic matters" tied to leak investigations under President Trump.

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California is spending $12B to address its 'shameful reality' of homelessness. Will it help? -- Homelessness in California has been spiraling out of control for decades – and then came COVID-19. Will a $12B investment bring meaningful results?

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Supreme Court: No retroactive sentence reduction for low-level drug charges -- At a time when the court puts heavy emphasis on the text of a statute, the justices had wrestled during argument with squaring the goal of the law with its language.

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President Biden arrives at NATO headquarters -- President Joe Biden arrived to the NATO summit in Brussels, where he held a short bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.

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How QAnon lives on in Arizona election audit -- Supporters cling to imagined messages from the furtive online personality, hoping Arizona's election will be "the first domino to fall."

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Biden encouraged by Russia's potential action on cyber criminals -- President Joe Biden sees a chance to improve relations with Russia, including on addressing the cyber crimes linked to Russia-based hackers.

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Trump Justice Department subpoenaed Don McGahn's Apple account: report -- On Friday, the DOJ's inspector general said he would investigate whether the Trump administration improperly seized other phone records.

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Biden deliver remarks on last day of G-7 summit -- On the last day of G-7 President Biden said the summit was "extraordinarily collaborative and productive."

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G-7 ends with calls to challenge China: What we learned -- G-7 summit in Cornwall wraps up with calls to challenge China. Later, President Joe Biden will travel to Brussels, but only after he has tea with Queen Elizabeth.

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Qualified immunity is stalling police reform. What to know about it -- Police reform talks hinge on a legal doctrine that protects police in civil suits. Its fate will have consequences for policing going forward.

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'Greenwashing' protests descend on land and sea at G-7 summit -- Eccentric protest actions hit G-7 leaders summit in Cornwall, England.

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Biden to name Pulse Nightclub a national memorial -- President Joe Biden in a statement Saturday described the Orlando club as "hallowed ground." A 2016 shooting thereleft 49 people dead

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COVID's 'roots', China, surfer protests and a beach BBQ: Day 2 at the G-7 summit -- President Joe Biden and other world leaders talk economy, foreign policy and health care on second day of G-7 summit in Cornwall, England.

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Biden to hold solo news conference after meeting with Putin in Geneva

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Netanyahu's fate on the line as Israel prepares for historic vote

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Ron Johnson suspended for a week from YouTube for COVID misinformation

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What is the G-7, anyway?

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Feds will 'repeal or replace' Trump-era decision for largest national forest in US

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House lifts mask mandate for fully vaccinated lawmakers, staff

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Remains of early KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest exhumed for removal

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AG Garland vows to protect voting rights, beef up DOJ civil rights division

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Senate group hopes $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal breaks gridlock

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Biden embarks on first foreign trip to Europe

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Vice President Kamala Harris travels to Guatemala and Mexico on first foreign trip

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New York City mayoral election: Meet the 8 Democratic frontrunners

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John Warner, former Virginia senator, dies at 94

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Andrew Yang's career in pictures

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Fact Check -- Fact check: Rising gas prices due to high demand and low supply, not Biden

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Fact Check -- Fact check: Swimming method an unreliable indicator of venomous snakes

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Nation -- These caterpillars are poisoning people in Maine

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Fact Check -- Fact check: Startup 3D-printed rhino horns in hopes of stopping poaching

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Fact Check -- Fact check: Companies cannot lawfully deduct customer donations

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Nation -- 10-year-old boy dies saving his sister from drowning in South Dakota river

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