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Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan

Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan

Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan Antony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, Visits Afghanistan Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, less than a day after President Biden formally announced plans to withdraw all remaining troops from the country by Sept. 11. The trip was intended to signal continued cooperation amid the major …

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Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says.

Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says.

Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says. Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says. Government workers have been particularly hit hard by the pandemic. Nearly 1.4 million of the 9.5 million jobs that have …

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N.C.A.A. March Madness Live Updates: Ohio State, Purdue Upset

N.C.A.A. March Madness Live Updates: Ohio State, Purdue Upset N.C.A.A. March Madness Live Updates: Ohio State, Purdue Upset Key Updates: March 19, 2021, 10:19 p.m. ET March 19, 2021, 10:19 p.m. ET Dawn Staley, South Carolina’s respected coach, sharply criticizes N.C.A.A. leaders. March 19, 2021, 10:04 p.m. ET March 19, 2021, 10:04 p.m. ET Upset by North Texas knocks Purdue, …

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No. 15 Seed Oral Roberts Upsets Ohio State in N.C.A.A. Tournament

No. 15 Seed Oral Roberts Upsets Ohio State in N.C.A.A. Tournament

No. 15 Seed Oral Roberts Upsets Ohio State in N.C.A.A. Tournament No. 15 Seed Oral Roberts Upsets Ohio State in N.C.A.A. Tournament Oral Roberts has joined an elite club. Behind a combined 59 points from Max Abmas and Kevin Obanor, the Golden Eagles became just the ninth No. 15 seed ever to topple a 2 when they stunned Ohio State, …

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Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan

Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan

Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan Republican Attorneys General Press Biden Over Restrictions on State Aid in Stimulus Plan WASHINGTON — Twenty-one Republican attorneys general pressed the Biden administration on Tuesday to clarify a provision in the $1.9 trillion economic aid package that the president signed into law last week, warning that its …

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A Last-Minute Add to Stimulus Bill Could Restrict State Tax Cuts

A Last-Minute Add to Stimulus Bill Could Restrict State Tax Cuts

A Last-Minute Add to Stimulus Bill Could Restrict State Tax Cuts A Last-Minute Add to Stimulus Bill Could Restrict State Tax Cuts WASHINGTON — A last-minute change in the $1.9 trillion economic relief package that President Biden signed into law this week includes a provision that could temporarily prevent states that receive government aid from turning around and cutting taxes. …

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Alaska Is First State to Offer Vaccines to All Residents 16 and Over

Alaska Is First State to Offer Vaccines to All Residents 16 and Over

Alaska Is First State to Offer Vaccines to All Residents 16 and Over Alaska Is First State to Offer Vaccines to All Residents 16 and Over All individuals 16 and older who live or work in Alaska are now eligible to receive the vaccine, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said on Tuesday evening, making it the first state to allow all of …

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Mexico Set to Reshape Power Sector to Favor the State

Mexico Set to Reshape Power Sector to Favor the State

Mexico Set to Reshape Power Sector to Favor the State Mexico Set to Reshape Power Sector to Favor the State MEXICO CITY — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has never been short of criticisms about his predecessor’s legacy. But he has reserved a special contempt for the sweeping overhaul that opened Mexico’s tightly held energy industry to the private sector. …

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New Mexico prison officer facing sack for refusing vaccine takes state county to court

New Mexico prison officer facing sack for refusing vaccine takes state county to court

New Mexico prison officer facing sack for refusing vaccine takes state county to court New Mexico prison officer facing sack for refusing vaccine takes state county to court A prison officer in New Mexico is taking a county to court over a requirement for him to take a coronavirus vaccine, or face being sacked. In a complaint filed in a …

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How One State Managed to Actually Write Rules on Facial Recognition

How One State Managed to Actually Write Rules on Facial Recognition

How One State Managed to Actually Write Rules on Facial Recognition How One State Managed to Actually Write Rules on Facial Recognition A bill passed by the Democrat-controlled legislature banned almost all government use of facial recognition technology, except for the Registry of Motor Vehicles, which uses it to prevent identity theft. The department could run searches for police only …

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