Native American tribes reach $ 590 million in opioid settlement

Native American tribes reach $ 590 million in opioid settlement

This post was originally published on this site Native American tribes in the United States have reached $ 590 million worth of opioid deals with drug maker Johnson & Johnson and the country’s three largest drug companies, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The document at the U.S. District Court...

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Senators moving ‘aggressively’ on Electoral Count Act reform, but face long way to go before a deal

Senators moving ‘aggressively’ on Electoral Count Act reform, but face long way to go before a deal

This post was originally published on this siteBipartisan talks to overhaul the Electoral Count Act — an 1887 law under scrutiny in the wake of the January 6 attack on the US Capitol — face an uncertain future and key hurdles as lawmakers scramble to secure a deal and pass...

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Who will win Florida in 2024? A new poll has Biden losing to these two prominent Republicans

Who will win Florida in 2024? A new poll has Biden losing to these two prominent Republicans

This post was originally published on this siteThe Suffolk University/USA TODAY Network poll of likely Florida voters says only 39% of respondents approve of the job Biden is doing, while 53% disapprove.     

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Manchin On Build Back Better Bill: ‘It’s Dead’

Manchin On Build Back Better Bill: ‘It’s Dead’

This post was originally published on this site “What Build Back Better bill?” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said incredulously when asked by reporters Tuesday about progress on the legislation.

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The U.S. Needs To Rethink Its Approach to Ukraine and Russia

The U.S. Needs To Rethink Its Approach to Ukraine and Russia

This post was originally published on this site  This week, American and Russian officials are engaged in a diplomatic brawl over rising tensions in Ukraine. While Russia has denied that the 100,000 troops stationed on the Ukrainian border are gearing up for an invasion, President Joe Biden has begun to...

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Government agencies are tapping a facial recognition company to prove you’re you – here’s why that raises concerns about privacy, accuracy and fairness

Government agencies are tapping a facial recognition company to prove you’re you – here’s why that raises concerns about privacy, accuracy and fairness

This post was originally published on this site The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is planning to require citizens to create accounts with a private facial recognition company in order to file taxes online. The IRS is joining a growing number of federal and state agencies that have contracted with ID.me...

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State Department orders Embassy employees’ families to leave Belarus

State Department orders Embassy employees’ families to leave Belarus

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Department of State on Monday ordered the departure of family members of government employees in Belarus and issued a do not travel advisory for the Eastern European country, which is closely aligned with Russia.Monday’s order,…

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A COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5? It could happen this month

A COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5? It could happen this month

This post was originally published on this site  Nurse Lydia Holly prepares a child’s COVID-19 vaccine dose on Nov. 3, 2021, at Children’s National Hospital in Washington. Pfizer has said its COVID-19 vaccine for young children could be available in February. | Carolyn Kaster, Associated Press Pfizer said its COVID-19...

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Biden to meet with key senators as he weighs Supreme Court pick

Biden to meet with key senators as he weighs Supreme Court pick

This post was originally published on this siteThe meeting Tuesday is the president’s first formal sit-down with lawmakers to discuss the confirmation process since Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement.

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For a second day, several HBCUs receive bomb threats across US

For a second day, several HBCUs receive bomb threats across US

This post was originally published on this siteFor the second day in a row, several historically Black colleges and universities reported bomb threats Tuesday.     

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