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The 13 U.S. Service Members Killed In Afghanistan Attack

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A Thursday attack outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport Kabul, Afghanistan, killed 13 U.S. service members supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Eleven Marines, one Navy corpsman and one soldier were “killed as the result of an enemy attack while supporting non-combatant evacuation operations,” according to a Saturday press release from the …

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Judge Rules DeSantis’ Mask Mandate Ban Unlawful

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On Friday, a judge ruled that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis‘ ban on school mask mandates was unlawful, and school districts in the state can require students to wear masks. Judge John Cooper’s decision came after a five-day hearing, and as at least 10 Florida school boards voted to defy DeSantis …

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Supreme Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium

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The Supreme Court late Thursday ruled against the national eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, saying the health agency exceeded its authority in issuing the ban. The moratorium was originally put in place by Congress last year, but that elapsed in July. Then-President Donald Trump …

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House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Act

The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which supporters say would reestablish critical sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that recent Supreme Court decisions have overturned. The vote was 219-212 among party lines, with not a single Republican voting for …

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