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Feb 08 2021
Biden doesn’t think the $15 minimum wage will make it into his stimulus bill
President Joe Biden acknowledged his final coronavirus stimulus bill will probably look different from his $1.9 trillion opening bid, in his first network interview since being inaugurated.
The new president told CBS anchor Norah O’Donnell that the prospect of including a $15 minimum wage in his final Covid-19 relief bill is dimming, and he’s also considering lowering the incomeVox
Nov 20 2020
CDC warns America: Do not travel for Thanksgiving
Americans should avoid travel for Thanksgiving, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Thursday.
It was a last-minute attempt by the nation's leading public health agency to curb what's sure to be yet another dangerous spike in Covid-19 cases if families gather next week.
"In the last week, we've seen over a million new cases," Erin Sauber-Schatz, head of theNBC News (Online)
Dec 24 2020
Trump's pardon of Blackwater contractors convicted of massacre greeted with derision, grief
President Donald Trump's decision to pardon four Blackwater private security contractors convicted of a massacre in Baghdad has been met with fury by the victims' families in Iraq.
"How are these criminals released after they killed 17 innocent people?" Hussein Saheb Nasser, 35, told NBC News by telephone from his home in Baghdad on Wednesday.
"On what basis did Trump depend onNBC News (Online)
Apr 14 2021
Bernie Madoff dead: Ponzi schemer dies in federal prison
Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died Wednesday in a federal prison.
The federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed that Madoff died of natural causes early Wednesday. BOP spokeswoman Kristie Breshears said Madoff's family was notified of his passing at the agency's medical facility in Butner, North Carolina.
Last yearUSA TODAY
Apr 02 2021
Fully vaccinated against COVID-19? CDC says it's OK to resume travel
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Americans who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume travel at low risk to themselves – long-awaited news for travelers itching to vacation or see family again.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, who earlier this week issued an urgent plea to limit travel due to fears of another COVID surge, said Friday that the new guidance isUSA TODAY
May 27 2021
Senate Republicans make new infrastructure offer as House Democrats urge Biden to dig in
In an attempt to salvage stalled negotiations, Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revised counteroffer for infrastructure spending, outlining roughly $928 billion in a package that’s still far short of what the White House has proposed.
Only about a quarter of the total price tag appears to represent new spending above baseline levels under the “roadmap” put forward by Sen.Washington Post
Jan 20 2021
Biden arrives at the White House
Joe Biden took a brief walk along the inaugural parade route Wednesday before entering the White House for the first time as the 46th President of the United States, jogging to the sidelines to greet reporters and the few guests in attendance in a city that is locked down following the security breach at the Capitol two weeks ago.
With some 17 executive actions ready for his signature,CNN (Online News)
May 16 2019
'Condescending': Pelosi rips Trump immigration-reform plan
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that President Trump’s new immigration plan is “condescending” to families by suggesting their family ties have less merit than migrants with needed skills.
Speaking before the president outlined his plans in a speech from the White House, Mrs. Pelosi said House Democrats are going another direction and will approve legislation to legalizeWashington Times
Oct 21 2020
Parents of 545 children separated at US border still not found
Despite a federal judge’s order that the government reunite families who had been separated at the United States-Mexico border under the Trump administration’s “no tolerance” migration policy, the parents of 545 children still have not been found.
According to a court document filed on Tuesday by the US Justice Department and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the children wereAl Jazeera
Oct 29 2020
Trump's EPA rewrote the rules on air, water energy. Now voters face a choice on climate change issues
Election Day will be a decision between deregulation or re-regulation. A look at Trump's rollbacks and their long term effects nationwide.
Cherise Harris noticed a change in her eldest daughter soon after the family moved a block away from a 132-year-old coal-fired power plant in Painesville, Ohio.
The teen’s asthma attacks occurred more frequently, Harris said, and she startedUSA TODAY