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Biden and Democrats are racing to wrap up talks before the president departs this week for overseas global summits, in part to show foreign leaders the U.S. is getting things done under his still-new administration.


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The United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation, marking a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who do not identify as male or female


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Convicted of assaulting a police officer while being arrested, she was placed on probation yet never received notice that she'd finished the term and was on safe ground legally.


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After the killing of George Floyd, district leaders announced they were doubling down on efforts to address social justice and racism in schools and teaching materials. But an organized pushback in the overwhelmingly white community began last year with 


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Democrats and civil rights groups say veteran lawmakers don't need a spreadsheet to know where voters of various races and different parties live in their state



Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., came to Biden's home to talk about the social safety net and environmental measures the Democrats want to pass along with the $1 trillion infrastructure bill



As rioters atacked police and broke into the Capitol on Jan 6 2020, thousands of miles away, in California, Facebook engineers were racing to tweak internal controls to slow the spread of misinformation and hateful content inciting violence


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While no Republican has won statewide in Virginia in more than a decade, Biden's rough summer, dominated by the messy U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and a stalled domestic agenda, threatens to undermine McAuliffe's apparent advantages.


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Vice President Kamala Harris, during an event marking the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in DC, praised King as a “prophet” and said the monument “is dedicated to a man who lived among us.”


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The unveiling of Huey Newton's bust comes as Panther alumni, descendants and others gathered to mark the 55th anniversary of a party that has long been both celebrated and vilified.


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