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Biden’s Dogs Moved After a ‘Biting Incident’

The dogs joined the Bidens at the White House shortly after the Bidens relocated to Washington. Since then, they have been allowed to...
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Caretakers of 93% of children will get monthly benefits under Biden's stimulus plan

Phynart Studio/Getty Images More than 93% of kids would receive benefits as a result of a measure in Biden's stimulus package. The child benefit would give parents up to $300 in monthly checks for a year. Biden and Democrats have voiced support for making the measure permanent. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. More than 93% of children would get benefits as part of President Joe Biden's stimulus package, The New York Times reported. Biden's $1.9 trill...
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The poorest 20% of Americans will likely see a 20% income boost thanks to Biden's stimulus plan, per new analysis

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Alex Brandon New analysis found the COVID-19 relief bill will primarily focus on low- and mid-income households. Direct stimulus checks and an expanded child tax credit will put extra money in Americans' pockets. The House is set to vote on a final version of the bill this week and Biden will sign it soon after. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Under President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, the poorest of the poo...
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Those refused entry to the US under Trump's Muslim ban policy can get a new decision, State Department says

People protest the Muslim travel ban outside the Supreme Court on June 26, 2018. Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty People denied entry under Trump's travel ban could reapply, the State Department said on Monday. Those who were denied on or after January 20, 2020, would not need to resubmit their applications. Those who were denied before January 20, 2020, would have to submit new applications. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A majority of those denied entry i...
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Biden German Shepherd sent back to Delaware

The two German Shepherds belonging to President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden were returned to the Biden family home in Delaware last week after aggressive behavior at the White House involving Major Biden, two sources with knowledge tell CNN.
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Bush, Clinton portraits on display again at White House

By Kevin Liptak | CNN The White House has rehung the official presidential portraits of former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton after they were removed last July during the Trump administration, an official tells CNN. They are back on display in the Grand Foyer of the executive mansion, the official said. The portraits were removed last July and were replaced by two portraits of Republican presidents who served more than a century ago. White House tradition calls for portraits of the m...
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Biden German Shepherd has aggressive incident and is sent back to Delaware

The two German Shepherds belonging to President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden were returned to the Biden family home in Delaware last week after aggressive behavior at the White House involving Major Biden, two sources with knowledge tell CNN.
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Brazil judge clears the way for da Silva to run in 2022

By Mauricio Savarese and David Biller | Associated Press SAO PAULO — A Supreme Court justice on Monday annulled all convictions against former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a ruling that potentially would allow him to run again for the presidency next year. The decision also laid bare the country’s political divisions, with leftists celebrating their 75-year-old leader’s return to the political arena as conservatives said the rulings were tantamount to impunity. Others saw the r...
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LA County seeks to expand anti-hate response network as incidents mount against Asian Americans

With hate crimes and discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on the rise since the coronavirus outbreak kicked in a year ago, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis and a gathering of local officials urged an increase in funding to fight back against the trend. “In my district, a Chinese man was attacked at a bus stop in Rosemead and a temple in Little Tokyo was vandalized in the past several weeks,” Solis said during a Monday, March 8, online gathering calling for a more...
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Biden Takes His Support For Labor One Step Further With WH Endorsement Of PRO Act

A week after President Biden offered his support for a unionization effort by Amazon warehouse staffers in Alabama, the White House issued a statement endorsing  . The pair of moves distinguishes Biden among his recent predecessors of both parties in his outspoken support of the labor movement.  [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Biden grants Temporary Protected Status to as many as 320,000 Venezuelans living in the US

A man from Venezuela seeking asylum in the United States holds his daughter at the entrance to the Paso del Norte International Bridge after the news that the Migrant Protection Protocols program was halted on February 28, 2020, in Ciudad Juárez. PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration is granting Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelans. Venezuelans are the leading group of asylum-seekers. About 320,000 are eligible for TPS. TPS protects recipients from the threat of dep...
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NYC Trump probe expands to include Chicago building

By Kara Scannell | CNN The Manhattan district attorney’s office subpoenaed documents from an investment company that loaned the Trump Organization millions of dollars for its Chicago skyscraper in a sign that the investigation into the former president’s finances continues to expand, according to people familiar with the investigation. Prosecutors issued the grand jury subpoena to Fortress Investment Management late last year, the people said, as part of their wide-ranging investigation into for...
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Biden won’t embrace filibuster reforms even as the rest of his party does

The president’s “preference” is the status quo, the White House says. Activists don’t think that’s sustainable.
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UK universities’ closeness to China poses risks, says Jo Johnson

Study led by former minister concludes dangers of closer collaboration are poorly understoodThe former universities minister Jo Johnson has warned of the “poorly understood” risks of increasingly close collaboration between UK universities and China.A study led by Johnson identified a significant increase in funding from China and collaboration with Chinese researchers over the past two decades, including in sensitive areas for national security and economic competition – such as automation, tel...
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Pelosi says House will take up stimulus bill by Wednesday

By Makini Brice | Reuters WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives will take up by Wednesday the Senate version of the sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package backed by President Joe Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday. Closing in on final approval of one of the biggest U.S. anti-poverty measures since the 1960s, Democrats aim to enact the massive legislation by Sunday, when enhanced federal unemployment benefits are set to expire. The Senate passed its version of the bill...
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Governor To Deliver State Of State Address From Dodger Stadium

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will deliver his third State of the State address from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, the home field of the World Series champions that has been transformed into one of the nation’s largest COVID-19 vaccination sites. “Dodger Stadium represents California’s spirit of service. Once filled with dedicated fans, it is now filled with dedicated health care providers,” Newsom spokesperson Sahar Robertson said in a statement Monday. The stadi...
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RNC moves part of spring retreat to Mar-a-Lago following Trump's cease-and-desist letter to the organization

President Trump's Mar-a-Lago. Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) The RNC will hold part of its spring retreat at Mar-a-Lago, the Washington Post reports. Trump has clashed with some GOP leaders and committees in recent weeks. He sent a cease-and-desist letter to the RNC warning them not to use his likeness without approval. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Republican National Committee is now holding part of its spring ...
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Photos from 1 year ago show how little the US understood about the pandemic to come

Jaime Jaquez Jr. of the UCLA Bruins celebrates with the crowd after defeating the Arizona Wildcats at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California on February 29, 2020. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images A year ago, public-health officials didn't fully understand how the coronavirus spreads. Masks weren't yet recommended. Photos from early March 2020 show people blowing their noses in public, meeting at bars, and attending college basketball games. Visit the Business section of Insider f...
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A record Joe Biden shouldn't be proud of

The White House announced Monday that President Joe Biden will deliver his first prime-time speech Thursday night to commemorate a year since the Covid-19 pandemic effectively shut down American society.
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Bush and Clinton portraits are back on display in White House's Grand Foyer

The White House has rehung the official presidential portraits of former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton after they were removed last July during the Trump administration, an official tells CNN.
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US offers residency to Venezuelans, will review sanctions

By Ben Fox | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Monday it is offering temporary legal residency to several hundred thousand Venezuelans who fled their country’s economic collapse and will review U.S. sanctions intended to isolate the South American nation. Both measures mark a shift from U.S. policy toward Venezuela under President Donald Trump. President Joe Biden’s administration announced it would grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans already in the United S...
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Biden pledges to tackle 'scourge' of sexual assault in US military

President speaks on International Women’s Day and orders review of Trump-era rules on how to respond to sexual assault on campusJoe Biden on Monday pledged to tackle what he called the “scourge” of sexual assault in the US military while also ordering a review of rules from Donald Trump’s administration dealing with such crimes on college campuses.Biden, the US president, and his vice-president, Kamala Harris, both spoke from the White House on Monday to mark International Women’s Day. Continue ...
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Tyler Perry is officially a billionaire - take a look at how the Hollywood mogul makes and spends his fortune

Tyler Perry poses for a portrait in New York in 2017. Associated Press Tyler Perry gave Meghan Markle and Prince Harry a home and security detail in Los Angeles. The billionaire is a Hollywood heavy-hitter, thanks to his Madea franchise and Tyler Perry Studios. Take a look at how he makes and spends his money. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tyler Perry has an estimated net worth of $1 billion. He joined the seven-figure ranks of Oprah Winfrey, George Lucas, Joh...
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Joe Manchin's opposition to party-line infrastructure bill may derail early Democratic efforts to capitalize on Biden stimulus

Sen. Joe Manchin. Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP, File West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said he won't support an infrastructure bill without GOP support. It may set back Democratic efforts to capitalize on Biden's stimulus with another large spending plan. House Democrats have already started considering reconciliation methods for upcoming spending. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said he would not support an infrastructure bill that...
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McEnany: 'I warned the reporters' Biden would be a no-show in White House Briefing Room

Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told Fox News on Monday that she warned the press corps in the waning days of the...
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Americans are expected to spend their third stimulus checks on clothes, home improvement, and dining out - and it could boost stores like Kohl's and Home Depot

Getty Images Getty Images Outdoor dining and home improvement stores will benefit from Americans spending stimulus checks. Value retailers like Walmart and Dollar General will also benefit, as in the past, Jefferies said. Past stimulus checks have provided a crucial boost to the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Retailers and restaurants are poised to see a boost in Americans buying goods if President Joe Biden signs the $1.9 tril...
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The White House says Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package is the most 'progressive piece of legislation in history.' Top progressives agree.

Joe Biden greets Sen. Bernie Sanders before the Democratic presidential primary debate at Drake University on January 14, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images President Joe Biden is touting his $1.9 trillion coronavirus package as a progressive bill. Progressive lawmakers are also celebrating the American Rescue Plan and taking credit for it. The bill would become Biden's first major legislation and represents unity within Democrats. Visit the Business section of Insider ...
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QAnon Shaman's '60 Minutes' interview backfired. Judge cites interview when ruling he must remain jailed until trial.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A protester screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the elect...
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Bernie Sanders Says ‘Extremist Republicans’ Are Behind Effort To Recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Senator Bernie Sanders is weighing in on the effort to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom. In a tweet on Monday, Sanders bashed Republicans for bashing the recall effort on Newsom’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Right-wing Republicans in CA are trying to recall @GavinNewsom for the crime of telling people to wear masks and for listening to scientists during COVID. Extremist Republicans have done enough to undermine democracy already. We must all unite to oppose the...
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The Lincoln Project's co-founders reportedly included John Weaver in its plans for a new media venture after he went on leave amid sexual misconduct allegations

In this Jan. 20, 2016 file photo, John Weaver is shown on a campaign bus in Bow, N.H. AP Photo/Charles Krupa Embattled former Lincoln Project leader John Weaver was included in plans for a new media venture. The New York Times reports that Weaver signed on to be a part of TLP Media in October 2020. Weaver had gone on leave in August 2020 after an internal review of inappropriate behavior. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump political ...
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