Enlarge this image People clash with police during a protest in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday. A human rights group that monitors political repression said at least 1,700 people were arrested across the country in connection with the protests. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Dmitri Lovetsky/AP More than 1,700 protesters were…

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President Biden Biden Pushes for Momentum as US Returns to Climate Fight There’s no hard and fast plan detailing how the U.S. will fulfill Biden’s promise to eliminate all carbon emissions from its economy by 2050 By Ellen Knickmeyer and Christina Larson • Published April 21, 2021 • Updated 3 hours ago NBCUniversal Media, LLC…

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Enlarge this image Vanita Gupta appears during her confirmation hearing last month before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate voted to confirm Gupta as associate attorney general in a 51-49 vote. Alex Brandon/AP Alex Brandon/AP The Senate on Wednesday narrowly voted to confirm Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general, elevating a longtime civil rights attorney…

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Biden Administration Dems Push $25B for Electric School Buses, a Biden Priority School buses typically ferry around 25 million kids each school day in the U.S. By Hope Yen • Published April 21, 2021 • Updated 1 hour ago Getty Images Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the…

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George Floyd Here’s What the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Would Do President Joe Biden says the guilty verdicts against Derek Chauvin are a “step forward.” Now he wants Congress to pass police reforms Published April 21, 2021 • Updated on April 21, 2021 at 1:26 pm Getty Images As he welcomed the guilty…

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Enlarge this image President Biden appears Wednesday at the White House, where he announced his administration has reached a goal of 200 million COVID-19 shots within his first 100 days in office. Evan Vucci/AP Evan Vucci/AP President Biden announced Wednesday that Americans have received 200 million COVID-19 vaccinations since he took office, double his initial…

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Enlarge this image President Biden greets Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in January. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Biden’s climate envoy, John Kerry, and his Chinese counterpart, Xie Zhenhua, agreed last week that China and the United States, the world’s two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, should…

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Enlarge this image House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks alongside members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Tuesday following the verdict against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Jose Luis Magana/AP Jose Luis Magana/AP With the verdict against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin now in for the murder of…

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