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Two days before the president's planned trip, talks continued between Democrats’ warring moderate and liberal factions on roughly $3 trillion in new economic spending initiatives,
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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.
Teachers and school administrators across the country say they are seeing a rise in everything from minor misbehaviors to fighting in the hallways.
Richard Spencer, center, clashes with Virginia State Police at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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The 2021 U.S. Grand Prix held in Austin on Sunday. (AP)
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The sneakers worn by Michael Jordan early in his NBA career sold for $1.472 million at auction.
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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)
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