Senate advances measure that addresses anti-Asian hate crimes

April 14, 2021

Report: Biden set to sanction Russian officials over election meddling, hacks

April 14, 2021

Congressional Democrats to introduce bill expanding Supreme Court

April 14, 2021

Scalise says GOP will 'take action' on Gaetz if DOJ moves ahead with 'formal' case

April 14, 2021

CDC panel wants more data before deciding whether to resume use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

April 14, 2021

Medical expert: Chauvin's knee did not injure Floyd

April 14, 2021

Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl collaborated on a song about living in lockdown

April 14, 2021

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro's 5th hand surgery was a success, Gigi Hadid likely sighs in relief

April 14, 2021

Federal prosecution gives 'most comprehensive presentation' so far showing that some Capitol rioters stashed firearms

April 14, 2021

ABC News is getting a historic new president

April 14, 2021

Biden says he spoke to Bush about decision to exit Afghanistan

April 14, 2021

Officer won't be charged in fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot

April 14, 2021

The Taliban and Afghan government may both be unhappy with Biden's troop withdrawal plan

April 14, 2021

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright arrested, will be charged with manslaughter

April 14, 2021

Witness says Gaetz associate Greenberg paid her for providing sex at parties, never Gaetz himself

April 14, 2021

Millions of Americans are about to become unknowing crypto investors

April 14, 2021

Fauci shoots down Tucker Carlson's 'crazy' COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theory as 'not helpful'

April 14, 2021

Bernie Madoff, infamous Ponzi schemer, reportedly dies in prison

April 14, 2021
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Sen. Mazie Hirono.

Senate advances measure that addresses anti-Asian hate crimes

April 14, 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Report: Biden set to sanction Russian officials over election meddling, hacks

April 14, 2021
The Supreme Court.

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April 14, 2021
Matt Gaetz and Steve Scalise.

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April 14, 2021
An illustration showing Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

CDC panel wants more data before deciding whether to resume use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

April 14, 2021
chauvin

Medical expert: Chauvin's knee did not injure Floyd

April 14, 2021
Dave Grohl and Mick Jagger.

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Buddy Valastro.

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April 14, 2021
Capitol riot.

Federal prosecution gives 'most comprehensive presentation' so far showing that some Capitol rioters stashed firearms

April 14, 2021
ABC

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Joe Biden and George W. Bush.

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Capitol riot

Officer won't be charged in fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot

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Ashraf Ghani.

The Taliban and Afghan government may both be unhappy with Biden's troop withdrawal plan

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A vehicle is towed away from the scene where Daunte Wright was killed on April 11, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright arrested, will be charged with manslaughter

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Matt Gaetz.

Witness says Gaetz associate Greenberg paid her for providing sex at parties, never Gaetz himself

April 14, 2021
Coinbase.

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April 14, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci

Fauci shoots down Tucker Carlson's 'crazy' COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theory as 'not helpful'

April 14, 2021
madoff

Bernie Madoff, infamous Ponzi schemer, reportedly dies in prison

April 14, 2021
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