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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.
Two weeks after the Biden administration announced steps toward round-the-clock operations at the nation’s chief port complex, there is little sign that truckers are taking advantage of the extended hours.
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.
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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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Spouse thinks it an unreasonable demand but wants an objective view.
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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)
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