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While Congress approved $10 billion in federal assistance to help homeowners pay off debt, the program is moving so slowly that protections are expiring before states have figured out how to distribute the money.
It’s not just anti-vaxers and covid deniers who are hesitant to take their teenagers to the vaccination clinic.
Several congressional Republicans have admitted to having contact with President Donald Trump during the Capitol insurrection or in the days leading up to it.
It has become less clear to many Mexicans what they’re actually voting for — or why the vote is happening at all.
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Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States20231659
2China24141351
3Russian O.C.12191344
4Britain10101232
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