Zalmay Khalilzad explains what went wrong with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

Zalmay Khalilzad explains what went wrong with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Zalmay Khalilzad, who stepped down last week as the U.S. envoy to Afghanistan. He played the lead role in negotiating a deal with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. troops.

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Tight race for Virginia governor enters final week with national implications on the line

Tight race for Virginia governor enters final week with national implications on the line

This post was originally published on this siteThe neck-and-neck race for Virginia governor has entered its final week, with Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin nationalizing their campaigns in markedly different ways.

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Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

Klobuchar: ‘Facebook knew’ it was hurting communities

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), the chair of the Senate Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, on Monday said she believes Facebook knew its platform was promoting extremism and hurting its communities.Her statement comes after Facebook…

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Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are working to wrap up negotiations over their social-policy-and-climate bill, facing a weekend deadline to resolve disagreements on tax policy and healthcare, among other issues.

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GOP Senator Pressing Biden Admin To Disclose Number of Illegal Immigrants Released into US

GOP Senator Pressing Biden Admin To Disclose Number of Illegal Immigrants Released into US

This post was originally published on this site A Republican senator is demanding the Biden administration hand Congress all documents and internal communications related to its decision to release more than half a million illegal immigrants into the United States. Sen. Ron Johnson (R., Wis.), a member of the Senate...

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Dems Eye Historic Shift To Taxing Wealth, Not Just Income

Dems Eye Historic Shift To Taxing Wealth, Not Just Income

This post was originally published on this site Democrats are poised to orient the country’s tax system in a whole new direction.

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Biden administration details new plans for air travel for foreign nationals starting next month

Biden administration details new plans for air travel for foreign nationals starting next month

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration on Monday outlined new details of its plans to allow Covid-19-vaccinated foreign nationals to travel to the United States again starting November 8, including details on which vaccines will be permitted and who will be exempted from requirements.

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Moderna says its vaccine is safe, effective for kids 6-11: Live COVID-19 updates

Moderna says its vaccine is safe, effective for kids 6-11: Live COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteModerna says its vaccine for kids ages 6-11 shows a “robust” immune response in a study of more than 4,500 youths. Latest COVID-19 news.     

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US ‘deeply alarmed’ by reports of military takeover in Sudan

US ‘deeply alarmed’ by reports of military takeover in Sudan

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. expressed alarm on Monday over an apparent military coup in Sudan, shortly after the Biden administration’s special envoy for the horn of Africa was in the country encouraging cooperation between civilian and military leaders of Khartoum’s…

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Lower premiums, more choices on Obamacare exchanges for 2022 as Democrats battle to extend generous subsidies

Lower premiums, more choices on Obamacare exchanges for 2022 as Democrats battle to extend generous subsidies

This post was originally published on this siteConsumers shopping for health coverage on the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges can likely find lower premiums and more choices for 2022 — as well as generous government assistance, according to a Biden administration report released Monday.

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