Everytown endorses Reps. McBath and Newman in primaries

Everytown endorses Reps. McBath and Newman in primaries

This post was originally published on this siteEverytown for Gun Safety endorsed Democratic Reps. Lucy McBath and Marie Newman on Wednesday over the Democratic incumbents they’re challenging in two pivotal primaries of the 2022 election cycle.

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USPS on the hook for White House’s free Covid-19 test deliveries

USPS on the hook for White House’s free Covid-19 test deliveries

This post was originally published on this siteThe US Postal Service says it’s prepared to deliver the first 500 million home Covid-19 tests to homes across the US. But USPS is facing problems, with communities in several states dealing with mail delays because of Omicron.

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Biden administration to defend controversial Trump-era border policy in court

Biden administration to defend controversial Trump-era border policy in court

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will be in court Wednesday defending the use of a controversial Trump-era policy that’s resulted in more than 1 million expulsions of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border.

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Biden administration to ship free 400 million N95 masks across the US starting this week

Biden administration to ship free 400 million N95 masks across the US starting this week

This post was originally published on this siteBiden’s administration plans to begin shipping the free masks this week so they’ll be available late next week, as the omicron surge breaks records.     

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Why your 5G phone concerns the airline industry: What we know about the impact on travel, flights and more

Why your 5G phone concerns the airline industry: What we know about the impact on travel, flights and more

This post was originally published on this siteAmid warnings of ‘incalculable’ damage to economy from airline industry, AT&T and Verizon are delaying 5G rollout near airports. Here’s what we know.     

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Biden nominates Muslim woman to the federal bench, a first in US history as he diversifies the judiciary

Biden nominates Muslim woman to the federal bench, a first in US history as he diversifies the judiciary

This post was originally published on this siteBiden’s 13th round of federal judge nominations continues efforts to put more women and judges of color on the bench.     

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Big Tech and Foes Spar Over Bill to Curb Market Power of Dominant Internet Platforms

Big Tech and Foes Spar Over Bill to Curb Market Power of Dominant Internet Platforms

This post was originally published on this siteTechnology companies and their critics are ramping up lobbying efforts in Congress this week as a key Senate panel takes up legislation that seeks to blunt the market power of dominant tech platforms.

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Five things to expect from Biden’s news conference Wednesday: Inflation, COVID-19, voting rights and more

Five things to expect from Biden’s news conference Wednesday: Inflation, COVID-19, voting rights and more

This post was originally published on this siteOne day before his administration’s one-year anniversary, Joe Biden will field questions from the press on COVID, voting rights, inflation and more.     

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Virginia parents file lawsuit against Gov. Youngkin over executive order ending mask mandates in public schools

Virginia parents file lawsuit against Gov. Youngkin over executive order ending mask mandates in public schools

This post was originally published on this siteA group of parents of public school students in Chesapeake, Virginia, filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking Virginia’s Supreme Court to block a new executive order issued by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin that makes masks voluntary for children in the state’s public schools.

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FBI & European police take down computer servers used in major cyberattacks worldwide

FBI & European police take down computer servers used in major cyberattacks worldwide

This post was originally published on this siteThe FBI and police from multiple European countries and Canada have taken down 15 computer servers that were used in “major international cyberattacks,” law enforcement agencies said this week.

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