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An American ISIS Fighter Describes the Caliphate’s Final Days and His Own
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A new documentary podcast from The Intercept and Topic Studios offers the most detailed account yet of an American who lived and died inside the Islamic State. ...[Read more]
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Afghan activist: George W. Bush’s claim US war in Afghanistan protected women is a shameless lie
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As the United States continues to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan after 20 years of war and occupation, the Taliban say they now control most Afghan territory, surrounding major population centers and holding more than two-thirds of Afghanistan's bor ...[Read more]
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‘This Summit Was a Failure’: Biden-Merkel Meeting Ends With No Deal on Vaccine Patent Waiver
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The brief bilateral summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel ended Thursday without any commitment from the European leader to drop her opposition to a temporary patent waiver for coronavirus vaccines, a result ...[Read more]
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‘Time for a Revolution in Public Education’: Bowman Unveils Green New Deal for US Schools
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Democratic congressman and longtime educator Jamaal Bowman unveiled legislation Thursday morning that would invest $1.43 trillion over 10 years in transforming the nation's public schools in line with what experts say is needed to combat the climate emerg ...[Read more]
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Trump Supporters’ Anti-Science Crusade Is Threatening Us All
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The number of new COVID-19 infections in the country topped 26,500 yesterday, a two-week increase of 111 percent. Experts broadly agree the reasons behind this new infection spike are twofold: (1) The Delta variant of COVID is highly infectious and on the ...[Read more]
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Sanders Confirms Inclusion of Provisions of PRO Act in Reconciliation Bill
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) confirmed on Wednesday that Senate Democrats’ $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill that is slated to be passed with a simple majority vote in the chamber will include elements of the pro-union PRO Act. The PRO Act, or the Pr ...[Read more]
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Experts warn of ‘national emergency’ after bombshell report reveals top general feared Trump would stage military coup
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The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Donald Trump, General Mark Milley, was so concerned the outgoing president would try to stage a military coup he warned the heads of the U.S. Military branches, did daily "check-in" calls with the White Hous ...[Read more]
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‘A Big Deal,’ Says Sanders as Dems Agree to Pursue a $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill
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Sanders, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, described the spending agreement as the "most significant piece of legislation... since the Great Depression." ...[Read more]
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Dems Introduce Bill to Decriminalize Pot, Restore Lives€ Harmed by Prohibition
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Senate Democrats, including Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York), are set to introduce a bill on Wednesday that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. The bill also attempts to remedy the harms done to those negatively impacted — disp ...[Read more]
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Trump’s DOJ attempted to seize records of WaPo journalist over report Russian leaks: report
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The Trump-led U.S. Department of Justice attempted to seize communication records for three Washington Post by way of legal action as a response to their reports on Russian interference, unsealed court documents reveal.According to Axios, the latest repor ...[Read more]
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The Americans dying because they can’t afford medical care
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After losing her job in May 2016, Finley also lost her health insurance coverage and struggled to find a new job. Three months later, Finley was found dead in her apartment after avoiding going to see a doctor for flu-like symptoms. “My grandparents wen ...[Read more]
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