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Talks advanced between the party’s moderate and liberal factions, but they still appeared far apart on their plans to expand health-care coverage, invest in green energy, provide paid leave to all Americans and overhaul the tax code.
Fans watch as cars approach turn one during the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin on Sunday. (AP)
The U.S. Grand Prix drew 140,000 Formula One fans to Austin this past weekend, the latest sign of the sport’s popularity.
Facebook engineers gave extra value to emoji reactions, pushing more emotional and provocative content into users’ news feeds.
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers made about 72,000 administrative arrests in the fiscal year that ended in September, down from 104,000 in fiscal 2020. Officials say the decline is a result of ICE prioritizing serious criminals; arrest totals are half what they were during the Trump years.
Richard Spencer, center, clashes with Virginia State Police at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017. (Getty Images)
Potential jurors for the Charlottesville Unite the Right federal civil trial were questioned on their views on antifa, Black Lives Matter, racism and antisemitism.
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But climate experts question the numbers and the science Russia may pitch at the U.N. climate conference.
Steven Guilbeault worked for environment advocacy groups for more than a decade and once denounced then-president George W. Bush as a "climate killer."
“We’re just so far off track,” says one co-author, calling for bolder and more urgent action from major emitters.
Democrats and White House officials are optimistic they can reach a deal on climate before next week's U.N. climate summit.
Presidential impersonations have been part of SNL’s DNA since its debut, but Joe Biden has proved difficult to lampoon in any interesting way.
George Butler1943–2021
His first film, “Pumping Iron,” introduced bodybuilding to a wide audience. Later movies examined the career of John F. Kerry and a NASA mission to Mars.
Mary, Esther and Ellis, members of the Black Belt Citizens Fighting for Health and Justice, Uniontown, Ala., in 2014. (Harvard Art Museums, Kenyon C. Bolton III Fund/© Jeff Rich)