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Weekend Review: Juneteenth Celebrated as a Federal Holiday in the US

Posted: June 20, 2021 at 11:46 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S.

On Friday, Juneteenth was celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time in the United States. Last week, President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which made the day a nationally recognized holiday. “This will go down for me as one of the greatest honors I will have as president,” Biden said.  […]

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Weekend Review: Rebuilding Begins in Gaza as Cease-Fire Holds

Posted: May 23, 2021 at 12:13 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S., WORLD

A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has held for days, bringing nearly two weeks of fighting to a stop. More than 240 Palestinians and 12 Israelis were killed in airstrikes and clashes during that time. Israel claimed that all of their targets were known hideouts for Hamas terrorists. However, the United Nations reported that at […]

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Weekend Review: Democratic Senators Block $15 Federal Minimum Wage

Posted: March 7, 2021 at 12:01 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S., WORLD

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona made an exaggerated thumbs-down gesture in opposition of a $15 federal minimum wage on the Senate floor. Meanwhile, two Democratic senators from Delaware, Chris Coons and Tom Carper, teamed up to give their thumbs-downs together.  A total of eight Democratic senators voted against the hike, which was enough to […]

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Weekend Review: $1.9 Trillion Budget Resolution Passes, Biden Reduces Direct Payments

Posted: February 6, 2021 at 7:47 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

President Biden’s $1.9 trillion budget resolution was approved by the Senate after an all-night “vote-a-rama” that lasted into Friday morning. Vice President Kamala Harris provided a tie-breaking vote and the budget passed without Republican support.   The resolution was also approved by the House and will be modified into a reconciliation bill, which will require further […]

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Weekend Review: SCOTUS Rejection Enrages Trump

Posted: December 13, 2020 at 11:04 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

The US Supreme Court has rejected an extraordinary attempt to dismiss election results in four crucial states. The lawsuit, filed by the state of Texas, was backed by President Trump and sought to invalidate results in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. President-elect Joe Biden won those elections and state courts upheld the individual wins. The […]

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Joe Biden: 46th President of the United States

Posted: November 7, 2020 at 2:00 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

After days of counting votes in a few crucial states, former Vice President Joe Biden has been named the projected winner of the 2020 presidential election. The race was called following Biden’s win in Pennsylvania. It was too close to call for days, but Biden held onto Nevada and eventually pulled ahead in both Georgia […]

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Weekend Review: Steve Bannon, Indicted for Fraud

Posted: August 23, 2020 at 1:44 pm   /   FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S., WORLD

Steve Bannon was arrested this week and charged with fraud stemming from the ‘We Build the Wall’ campaign, an online fundraiser turned non-profit. The organization operated under the vow that all funds would be dedicated to building parts of the Trump promised border wall, and none of the architects would receive a payout. Audrey Strauss, […]

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United States Midterm Closing Arguments

Posted: November 5, 2018 at 10:13 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S., WORLD

The 2018 United States midterm general elections take place throughout the day tomorrow. Over the past week, polarizing political figures have taken to the campaign trail to deliver final pitches in their get out the vote efforts. President Donald Trump plans to attend three rallies throughout Monday. According to CNN he will first attend an […]

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