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The nonprofit AGE+, which works to improve life for Oregon’s elders, is recommending ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Day through educational and cultural activities that explore equity, inclusion



President Joe Biden on Friday announced the nominations of three people for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, including Sarah Bloom Raskin and Lisa Cook


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With state revenues at an all-time high, California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a budget that would cut taxes and pay the health care expenses of all of the state's low-income adults who are living in the country illegally.


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In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital that he's doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery.



After a third violation regarding COVID-19 misinformation, officials at the social media platform Twitter have banned Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) from their platform.


Ahmaud Arbery's father Marcus Arbery reacts his son’s killers are sentenced, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, Pool) 

The prosecutor said all three on trial deserved Georgia's mandatory life sentence for murder for showing “no empathy for the trapped and terrified Ahmaud Arbery.”


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Rep. Cori Bush is no stranger to protests. She spent years marching the streets of St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri, rising to public office on the strength of her activism.


President Joe Biden speaks at the U.S. Capitol to mark the one year anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) 

In his most passionate and direct blitz against Trump, President Biden accused the former President of orchestrating the deadly attack that left five officers dead in its wake.


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Long after most other lawmakers had been rushed to safety, they were on the hard marble floor, ducking for cover.


(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) 

ew York City welcomed the new year — and bid good riddance to 2021 — as confetti and cheers spread across Times Square as a New Year's Eve tradition returned to a city beleaguered by a global pandemic.


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