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Atlanta Spa Shooter Will Serve Four Life Sentences

The man who killed eight people at three different spas in Atlanta, Georgia, will serve four life sentences after pleading guilty in court to several of the murders. Robert Aaron Long was sentenced to four life sentences on Tuesday by Cherokee County Superior Court Chief Judge Ellen McElyea. Long, who …

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Bipartisan Deal Reached On $2.1 Billion Capitol Security Bill

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) on Tuesday announced a $2.1 billion bipartisan agreement that would bolster Capitol Hill security and fund the relocation of Afghans who helped the U.S. government during the war, according to top lawmakers in that chamber. The bipartisan pact …

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DOJ: Federal Law Doesn’t Prohibit COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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Lawyers with the Department of Justice say that federal law does not stop public agencies or private businesses from establishing COVID-19 vaccine mandates under the Food and Drug Administrations’ (FDA) emergency use authorization. “As access to the COVID-19 vaccines has become widespread, numerous educational institutions, employers, and other entities across …

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Biden Nominates Eight For United States Attorney Roles

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The White House announced on Monday that President Joe Biden has selected eight new leaders for United States Attorney roles in Washington State, Washington D.C., New York, Maryland, Indiana, and Massachusetts. The leaders were “chosen for their devotion to enforcing the law, their professionalism, their experiences and credentials in this …

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US To Keep International Travel Restrictions In Place

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The White House announced on Monday that International travel restrictions would not be lifted due to the rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant worldwide. While the Biden administration recognizes the importance of international travel, COVID-19 cases are rising in the United States, and that’s likely to continue in …

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Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccine for medical employees

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The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs will mandate COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare personnel, the VA secretary announced Monday. The mandate applies to Title 38 VA healthcare personnel, such as physicians, nurses, dentists, and chiropractors, “who work in Veterans Health Administration facilities, visit VHA facilities or provide direct care to those …

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US Combat Mission In Iraq To Cease By End Of Year

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While meeting with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday, President Joe Biden announced that the combat mission in the region would cease by the end of the year. “We’re not going to be, by the end of the year, in a combat mission,” President Biden said. Biden on most recent …

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Missouri Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Medicaid Expansion

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The Missouri Supreme Court Thursday unanimously reversed a lower court decision that found the state’s Medicaid expansion unconstitutional. The high court overruled Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem’s decision that upended the long-running push to add as many as 275,000 low-income Missourians to the government-run health insurance program. In doing …

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