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Guilty plea in boy's death that sparked federal task force

A man has pleaded guilty in the death of a 4-year-old Kansas City boy, whose killing led to a federal anti-crime task force

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Mamie King-Chalmers, woman in civil rights photo, dies at 81

Civil rights activist Mamie King-Chalmers has died in Detroit at the age of 81

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This past week brought a batch of economic reports showing that — despite recession talk — the US economy shows remarkable resilience

Each week brings head-scratching contradictory news about the economy. Tthis past week was no different, with a batch of economic reports showing that — despite the recession talk — the US economy shows remarkable resilience.

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GM venture to invest additional $275M at Tennessee plant

A joint venture between General Motors and South Korean battery company LG Energy Solution says it will invest an additional $275 million to expand a Tennessee battery cell factory for electric vehicles

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Analysis: 2024 Senate playing field starts to take shape

Indiana GOP Sen. Mike Braun filed paperwork on Wednesday to run for governor, a move that will trigger an open seat race to replace him come 2024.

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Opinion: Why McCarthy may have the hardest job on Capitol Hill

Like a treasure hunter who hacks his way to the heart of the jungle only to find an empty chest, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy thought he was on his way to achieving his goal of becoming speaker before a rebellion on his right flank put that dream very much in doubt.

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The DNC has proposed making South Carolina the first state to hold a primary, a move that could reshape the process in 2024

The rule-making arm of the Democratic National Committee on Friday voted to approve a proposal to drastically reshape the 2024 presidential nominating calendar and make South Carolina the first state to hold a primary, followed by Nevada and New Hampshire on the same day a few days later, and then Georgia and Michigan before Super Tuesday.

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Norland College Graduates Include Nannies for Boris Johnson and Prince George

At Norland College, future nannies take courses on early childhood education and cooking alongside learning to fend off kidnappers and shielding strollers from paparazzi.

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N.Y. Attorney General’s Top Aide Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Ibrahim Khan had worked as a chief of staff for Letitia James for close to a decade.

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Kurt Streeter

The U.S. World Cup Team Is Notably Diverse, but the Pipeline Needs Help

In some ways, things haven’t changed much in American soccer.

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Kanye West Is Suspended From Twitter After Posting a Swastika

The tweet was deleted before the rapper’s account was shut down. Twitter’s chief executive, Elon Musk, said the post violated a rule against inciting violence.

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Hate Speech’s Rise on Twitter Under Elon Musk Is Unprecedented, Researchers Find

Problematic content and formerly barred accounts have increased sharply in the short time since Elon Musk took over, researchers said.

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Jonathan Weisman

Fight Over Warnock’s Senate Record Comes Down to Electric Vehicles

Hyundai’s huge new plant outside Savannah could be a model for bipartisanship and a central achievement for Raphael Warnock, whose biggest efforts otherwise fell short. But Republicans aren’t giving him credit.

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Carl Hulse

As Shootings Continue, Prospects for Gun Control Action in Congress Remain Dim

With Republicans taking control of the House in January, the chances that Congress will consider any added restrictions in next two years are also exceedingly slim.

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Iowa Democrats Question Their Identity Without First-in-the-Nation Caucuses

President Biden’s push to start the Democratic presidential nominating process in South Carolina has inspired a rush of wistful memories and soul searching in the Hawkeye State.

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Katie Glueck

Democrats Move a Step Closer to Making South Carolina First Primary

A key panel supported President Biden’s plan, which would remove Iowa as the first presidential nominating state in favor of South Carolina, followed by New Hampshire, Nevada, Georgia and Michigan.

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Missouri man admits 26-year Social Security fraud

A 62-year-old Missouri man has admitted that he cashed his mother's Social Security checks for 26 years after her death

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Affidavit: Oklahoma man said he killed 4 men, 'cut them up'

Prosecutors say a man described as a “person of interest” in the killing and dismemberment of four men in eastern Oklahoma admitted to a woman that he killed the men and “cut them up.”

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Utility recommends natural gas plant despite objections

The nation’s largest public utility is recommending replacing an aging coal burning power plant with natural gas, ignoring calls for the Tennessee Valley Authority to speed its transition to renewable energy

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Los Angeles City Council votes to ban oil and gas drilling

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Friday to ban the drilling of new oil and gas wells and to phase out existing ones over the next 20 years

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