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American Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights due to staffing shortages and maintenance issues

American Airlines' planes parked at a gate in Washington Joshua Roberts/Reuters American Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights this weekend, ABC News reported Sunday. The company canceled flights due to staffing and maintenance issues. American plans to cancel dozens more per day through July amid a surge in travel. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for the weekend and Monday due to staffing shortages, incl...
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U.S. NTSB to Probe Highway Crash That Killed 10 in Alabama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Sunday it would investigate a highway crash in Alabama that killed...
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Lindsey Graham calls the Democrats' voting-rights bill 'the biggest power grab' in US history, rejects Manchin compromise proposal

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a news conference in Washington on January 7, 2021. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday continued to reject the premise of the For the People Act. Graham said that he would also oppose Sen. Joe Manchin's compromise proposal. "We had the largest turnout in the history the US, and states are in charge of voting in America," he said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Sen. Lin...
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Explainer: What is the Catholic Communion controversy?

A committee of U.S. Catholic bishops is getting to work on a policy document that has stirred controversy among their colleagues before a word of it has even been written. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops overwhelmingly approved the drafting of a document “on the meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the Church” that some bishops hope will be a rebuke for politicians who support abortion rights but continue to receive Communion. The 168-55 vote to proceed, vehemently opposed by a min...
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White House Says Biden to Meet With Afghanistan's Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden will meet at the White House with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of...
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I took Amtrak for the first time since it started filling trains to capacity and it's still my favorite way to travel the Northeast

Riding Amtrak's Northeast Regional service from New York to Boston. Thomas Pallini/Insider Amtrak began selling all seats on its trains in May after limiting capacity at half for most of the pandemic. Safety features still include mandatory mask-wearing, plexiglass partitions at ticket counters, and hand sanitizer dispensers in stations. Ridership is still down leaving inter-city trains with scores of open seats from which to choose. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: New York, Washington, Boston, Trends, Washington Dc, Connecticut, Delta, Bronx, Amtrak, Penn, Delta Air Lines, Providence, Penn Station, Long Island Rail Road, New Haven Connecticut, Northeast Corridor


I'm a Trump voter from Arizona. My state's Democratic Senator, Kyrsten Sinema, needs to support Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan.

Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images I voted for Donald Trump, but Arizonans need whoever is in charge in Washington to put aside politics. We work from sun up to sun down everyday and are just barely making it financially. Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan will create good jobs, and I'm calling on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to support it. Chea Yeomans is a resident of Duncan, AZ and a member of WorkMoney. This is an opinion column. The thoughts ...
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Trump Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made at least $53 million from private companies while serving in government: report

Former US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Wilbur Ross made at least $53 million from private companies while serving as commerce secretary. Ross reported earning a minimum of $53 million to $127 million in outside income. CREW sought several probes into Ross's finances while he was commerce secretary. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary under former President Donald Trump, raked in at least $53 million...
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How a single new Alzheimer's drug could blow up the federal budget

A new medicine could cost taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars. Will Washington crack down on drug prices in response?
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Betsy DeVos left Washington 5 months ago. Her legacy is alive and well

On issues like charter schools and sexual misconduct, conservative lawmakers and activists have stepped in to preserve the work of...
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Australia embraces U.S. and pays price with China as trade war hits bottom line

As Beijing and Washington target each other's economic and military ambitions in a cycle of escalating tensions, some in Australia worry...
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Russian Envoy to U.S. Returns to Washington With Optimistic Mindset -RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, was in an optimistic mood ahead of his return to Washington on Sunday...
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The US Government Is Finally Moving at the Speed of Tech (wired news)

Lina Khan’s ascendance to the top of the FTC, and a set of bipartisan antitrust proposals, shows just how much has changed in Washington—and how suddenly. [Author: Gilad Edelman]
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Oregon Has Legalized Human Composting (slashdot)

Oregon is now the third state in the US to allow a deathcare option that's gaining popularity for its environmental benefits: human composting. From a report: Gov. Katie Brown signed House Bill 2574 into law on Tuesday, adding natural organic reduction to the range of approved after-life options in the west coast state. Sponsored and developed by Rep. Pam Marsh (D - Southern Jackson County), the bill met Oregonians' growing interest in sustainable alternatives to traditional deathcare. "This is ...
Tags: News, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, US, Motherboard, Marsh, Katie Brown, Msmash, Pam Marsh, Southern Jackson County


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said he lost $7 million making COVID-19 masks in the operation he announced alongside Trump

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP Last year, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell said his company would make and donate COVID-19 masks. Lindell told The Daily Beast he lost $7 million on the effort and has millions of masks left over. "I can't give them away," Lindell told The Daily Beast. "No one wants the things anymore." See mo...
Tags: Politics, Minnesota, Washington, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Lindell, Rose Garden, Daily Beast, Alex Brandon, Jacob Shamsian


SPC Tornado Watch 289 Status Reports

WW 0289 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 289 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. ..BUNTING..06/20/21 ATTN...WFO...BMX...TAE...FFC... STATUS REPORT FOR WT 289 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS ALC031-045-061-067-069-200640- AL . ALABAMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE COFFEE DALE GENEVA HENRY HOUSTON FLC005-013-037-039-045-059-063-065-073-077-079-123-129-131-...
Tags: Weather, Florida, Washington, Alabama, Geneva, Houston, Calhoun, Bunting, Gadsden, HOLMES JACKSON


‘Forces for good will prevail’: Joy in Taiwan as US sends 2.5m Covid vaccine doses

The US donation has more than doubled Taiwan’s available vaccine stocks as it battles a rise in coronavirus infectionsSee all our coronavirus coverageTaiwan has reacted with an outpouring of thanks to the United States for shipping 2.5m Covid-19 vaccine doses to the island, more than doubling its arsenal as it deals with a rise in domestic infections.Washington, competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout through “vaccine diplomacy”, initially had promised to donate 750,000 doses but inc...
Tags: Washington, China, US, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, Asia Pacific, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


For Biden, confronting Putin may have been easier than dealing with Republicans back in Washington

With confidence and elan, President Joe Biden rallied allies abroad last week around the viability of 21st century democracy. Proving it here at home will be harder.
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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 291 Status Reports

WW 0291 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 291 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 15 NW MHK TO 20 NNE CNK TO 30 W OLU. ..BROYLES..06/20/21 ATTN...WFO...ICT...TOP...GID...DDC...OAX... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 291 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS KSC201-200640- KS . KANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE WASHINGTON NEC023-059-095-143-151-159-169-185-200640- NE . NEBRASKA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BUTLER FILLMORE ...
Tags: Weather, Washington, Nebraska, Thayer, OLU BROYLES


Day of history, discussion, hope: LA County joins nation to mark first Juneteenth national holiday

Daphne Glass, 70, of Rancho Cucamonga dances during the 31st Annual Pomona Valley Juneteenth Family Jazz and Arts Festival at Ganesha Park on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The event comes after Juneteenth, a day commemorating the emancipation of African American slaves, was officially recognized as a federal holiday. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributing Photographer) Community members gathered to celebrate the 31st Annual Pomona Valley Juneteenth Family Jazz and Arts Festival at Ganesha Park on Sa...
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Lester Gets 1st Win for Nats, Lindor 5 RBIs as Mets Split

Jon Lester pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning to gain his first win for Washington, Kyle Schwarber backed him with four RBIs on a pair of home runs and the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-2 to split a day-night doubleheader.
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Lester Gets 1st Win for Nats, Lindor 5 RBIs at Mets Split

Jon Lester pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning to gain his first win for Washington, Kyle Schwarber backed him with four RBIs on a pair of home runs and the Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-2 to split a day-night doubleheader.
Tags: Washington, Jon Lester, New York Mets, Lester, Kyle Schwarber, Nats Lindor, Mets Split


SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 287 Status Reports

WW 0287 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 287 THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1019 ..BUNTING..06/19/21 ATTN...WFO...LSX... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 287 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS ILC005-013-027-051-061-083-117-119-121-133-135-149-157-163-189- 192340- IL . ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BOND CALHOUN CLINTON FAYETTE ...
Tags: Weather, Washington, Illinois, Bunting, Randolph, FRANKLIN JEFFERSON, Ralls


SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 286 Status Reports

WW 0286 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 286 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 25 W PUB TO 20 ENE PUB TO 10 SW LIC TO 30 WNW AKO TO 35 WSW SNY TO 25 E AIA. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1018 ..JIRAK..06/19/21 ATTN...WFO...BOU...PUB...GLD...CYS...LBF... STATUS REPORT FOR WS 286 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS COC011-017-025-061-063-073-075-089-095-099-101-115-121-125- 192340- CO . COLORADO COUNTIES INCLUDED ...
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44% of world sees U.S. as dangerous to democracy

Now that everyone has seen our normal-guy president not making an ass of himself in Cornwall at the G7, and then not kowtow to the Russian dictator in Zurich, I don’t know, maybe the numbers are better. But just last month, before Joe Biden had his first chance as president to walk the world stage, 44% of people polled in 53 countries around the globe saw the United States as a danger not just to democracy in general but to the prospects for democracy in their very own countries. And, yes, we’re...
Tags: Sweden, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Opinion, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Uncategorized, US, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Beijing, Soccer, United States, Cornwall, State Department


SPC Tornado Watch 285 Status Reports

WW 0285 Status Updates STATUS REPORT ON WW 285 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 50 SW PFN TO 25 NW DHN TO 30 NNE MGM. ..BUNTING..06/19/21 ATTN...WFO...BMX...MOB...TAE...FFC... STATUS REPORT FOR WT 285 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS ALC005-011-045-061-067-069-081-087-113-192340- AL . ALABAMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BARBOUR BULLOCK DALE GENEVA HENRY HOUSTON ...
Tags: Weather, Florida, Washington, Alabama, Georgia, Geneva, Houston, Calhoun, BARBOUR BULLOCK, HOLMES JACKSON, NNE MGM BUNTING, LEE MACON RUSSELL


Lindor Breaks Out, 5 RBIs Lead Mets Over Nats 5-1 in Opener

Francisco Lindor had five RBIs on a pair of two-run homers and run-scoring single for his first big offensive game with the New York Mets, a 5-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
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Biden to Host Israeli President Rivlin on June 28 - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden plans to host Israel's new president, Reuven Rivlin, at the White House on June 28, the White House...
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Bidens Announce Death of 'First Dog' Champ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Saturday announced the passing of their German Shepherd Champ, who they...
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Coronavirus live news: queues for jabs at England football grounds; Brazil expected to pass 500,000 deaths

Surge testing to begin in Lambeth and Cumbria following rise in cases of Delta variant as Russia reports a record 9,120 cases in MoscowThird wave of Covid ‘definitely under way’ in UK, says expertHow Europe’s Covid vaccine rollout is catching up with UKCovid jabs for billions of humans will earn makers billions of dollarsNHS app gains 2.7m users as people rush to show Covid vaccine statusIndian athletics star Milkha Singh dies after catching Covid, aged 91UK holiday costs more than Europe as dem...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, England, London, Washington, China, Russia, US, Society, World news, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Beijing, Delta, Brazil