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Senate confirms Jen Easterly as Cybersecurity director

Jen Easterly

The US Senate on Monday unanimously confirmed Jen Easterly as the new director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security. The agency, established in 2018, is responsible for the security, resiliency and reliability of the nation’s cybersecurity and communications infrastructure. CISA has not …

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Charlottesville Removes Statues Of Confederate Leaders

charlottesville confederate statues

Charlottesville’s statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson were removed within a span of eight hours Saturday — capping a years-long effort by many to rid the city of the monuments. The statue’s removal came more than five years after racial justice activists had renewed a …

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Biden ramps up vaccination drive with new initiatives

President Biden

President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced plans for new vaccination initiatives to get more Americans vaccinated against the novel coronavirus after his administration missed a July 4 vaccination goal. Biden delivered remarks on the United States’ vaccination efforts at the South Court Auditorium after receiving the latest briefing from members …

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