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White House officials said that despite President Biden’s appeals to the CDC to consider extending the order, the agency found no legal authority to do so, which failed to satisfy some lawmakers.
The comments from the Wisconsin Republican reflect the spread of an unfounded claim that has traveled from far-right commentators to the highest levels of the GOP.
The former president is making last-minute moves to bolster the standing of coal lobbyist Mike Carey, one of 11 candidates vying in Tuesday’s primary.
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Clockwise from top left: Sedona Prince, Casey Thompson, Davion Mintz and Montana Fouts. (Getty Images and AP)
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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 States24272071
2China32211669
3Russian O.C.13211852
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Many Saudis see the moves as further evidence that Mohammed bin Salman is liberalizing the kingdom, but the developments also reflect his continuing effort to consolidate power and clip the wings of anyone who could challenge him.
An asylum-seeking migrant father from Guatemala holds his baby in Roma, Texas, on Thursday after crossing the Rio Grande into the United States. (Reuters)
The ACLU had paused its lawsuit for months to allow the Biden administration to reverse former president Donald Trump’s border policies, but both sides say negotiations have reached an “impasse.”
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To some, carrying a card to verify you've had a vaccination seems like a foreign concept. But vaccine cards, or yellow cards, have been used for decades.
The report details a labyrinth of unfairness with detainees often denied due process at every turn, confessions frequently attained through torture and few detainees able to see a lawyer until they appear in court.
French President Emmanuel Macron wanted to help usher in Lebanon’s “rebirth” after the devastating blast in Beirut. A year later, the country is in worse shape and Macron has little to show for his efforts.
People walk in wildfire-destroyed Kalemli village near Manavgat, Turkey, on Monday. (AP)
The European Union and neighboring countries sent planes to assist with firefighting on Monday.
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Bad weather and operational challenges left thousands of passengers on American and Spirit airlines stranded, as the TSA reported setting a record for the number of passengers screened on Sunday.
Demonstrators face off with law enforcement personnel in Seattle in June 2020. (Getty Images)
After relaunching the consent decree program, the Biden administration is examining how it could work better. Seattle’s watchdog offers an example of the challenges.
Walmart and Disney became the latest companies to announce they are requiring vaccines for many of their workers as business executives struggle to adjust to the rapidly changing environment caused by covid-19’s delta variant.
Toyota's CUE team, led by Tomohiro Nomi (front, third from left), has designed a basketball robot that has delighted observers at the Olympics, (Ben Golliver/The Post)
CUE5's shooting accuracy is impressive, but it doesn't have to deal with pesky defenders or shot clocks.
While lawmakers and regulators have a long history of pledging to rein in industry giants, their record of delivering is spotty.
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