The Senate passes a gun control bill and sends it to the House

The Senate passes a gun control bill and sends it to the House

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate passed the first major gun legislation in nearly three decades. It would incentivize states to pass red flag laws and expand background checks for 18 to 21-year-olds, among other measures.

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What is a recession? Your economy questions, answered.

What is a recession? Your economy questions, answered.

This post was originally published on this siteFor nearly two years, the U.S. economy has notched blockbuster gains, with millions of new jobs and wage hikes adding to the streak of good news. But now economists are bracing for a cool-down.

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More than 71,000 Ukrainians have arrived in the U.S. since March

More than 71,000 Ukrainians have arrived in the U.S. since March

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 71,000 Ukrainians have arrived in the U.S. since President Biden said in March that his administration would welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians.

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Severodonetsk: Ukrainian forces told to retreat from key eastern city

Severodonetsk: Ukrainian forces told to retreat from key eastern city

This post was originally published on this siteSeverodonetsk is the focus of Russia’s invasion as Moscow tries to take control of the east.

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Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing

Former DOJ officials to testify during the 5th House Jan. 6 hearing

This post was originally published on this siteThe House Select Committee investigating the Capitol siege will focus on efforts by former President Donald Trump to pressure the Justice Department to pursue baseless claims of election fraud.

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Texas is unlikely to adopt key provision of bipartisan gun bill — a red flag law to take guns away from people deemed dangerous

Texas is unlikely to adopt key provision of bipartisan gun bill — a red flag law to take guns away from people deemed dangerous

This post was originally published on this site By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune June 23, 2022 The bipartisan gun bill that is on a fast track through Congress and backed by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn includes new state grants to incentivize red flag laws, which allow judges to temporarily...

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Instagram rolls out age verification, but not to keep children off app

Instagram rolls out age verification, but not to keep children off app

This post was originally published on this siteInstagram’s new facial-scanning partnership for age verification won’t keep children off the app — and it’s making AI experts nervous.

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NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

NAACP to partner with Vote.org to boost Black voter turnout in midterms

This post was originally published on this siteThe NAACP is teaming up with Vote.org to register Black voters ahead of the midterms in an effort to counter new voting restrictions in almost two dozen states.

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SCOTUS Says ‘Yes’ To State Funds For Religious Schools In Maine—With Potential Consequences For Entire Country

SCOTUS Says ‘Yes’ To State Funds For Religious Schools In Maine—With Potential Consequences For Entire Country

This post was originally published on this site This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. For nearly three-quarters of a century, one issue in education has come up before the Supreme Court more than any other: disputes over religion....

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