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2024
June
Fri Jun 21 2024
United States House passes bipartisan tax package to expand child tax credit and restore business tax benefits
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Thu Jun 20 2024
Kim Jong Un and Putin sign pact to help each other if attacked as Russian leader visits North Korea
Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a new pact Wednesday that includes a pledge of mutual defense if either is attacked.
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Wed Jun 19 2024
Biden administration announces protection for undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens
The Biden administration announced on Tuesday that it would allow certain undocumented immigrants who are married to U.S. citizens to stay and work in the United States legally, expanding rules previously reserved for immediate families of military members.
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Tue Jun 18 2024
Surgeon general wants tobacco-style warning applied to social media platforms
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Monday called on Congress to require a tobacco-style warning for visitors to social media platforms. In an op-ed published in The New York Times, Murthy said the mental health crisis among young people is an urgent problem, with social media “an important contributor.”
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Mon Jun 17 2024
Shooting at splash pad in Detroit suburb injures 8, including 2 children. An 8-year-old is critical
Eight people were injured, including an 8-year-old boy who was struck in the head and was in critical condition, after a shooter opened fire at a splash pad in a Detroit suburb where families gathered to escape the summer heat Saturday. Law enforcement tracked a suspect to a home, where the person died by suicide, authorities said.
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Sun Jun 16 2024
Israeli military announces 'tactical pause' in attempt to increase flow of aid into hard-hit Gaza
The pause is aimed at allowing aid trucks to reach Kerem Shalom crossing, the main entry point for incoming aid, and travel safely to the Salah a-Din highway and deliver supplies to other parts of Gaza.
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Sat Jun 15 2024
U.S. Supreme Court strikes down ban on bump stocks
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday to overturn the Trump administration's ban on "bump stocks."
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Fri Jun 14 2024
Supreme Court Upholds Access to Abortion Pill
The Supreme Court’s decision this week rebuffing an effort to restrict access to mifepristone is unlikely to be the final word on the abortion pill – and the next person to speak will almost certainly be a Trump-appointed judge in Texas at the center of the controversy. US District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk will have to decide later this summer if three conservative states that want to continue the fight against the drug can do so in his court. The decision is one of several in coming weeks that will determine whether – and if so, how quickly – the case against mifepristone makes it back to the Supreme Court.
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Thu Jun 13 2024
House Republicans vote to hold Garland in contempt over Biden interview audio
House Republicans on Wednesday afternoon passed a resolution to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over audio of President Joe Biden's interview with special counsel Robert Hur on his handling of classified documents.
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Wed Jun 12 2024
Hunter Biden guilty on all three felony gun charges
A jury panel of 12 Delaware residents on Tuesday found Hunter Biden guilty of three federal gun charges, marking the first criminal conviction of a sitting president’s child.
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