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The interesting history of the real name of Martin Luther King Jr. – and why it was changed

There's a reason African Americans, historically, have been drawn to the Baptist sect.

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The Long Ripple Effects of Jan. 6 for the Midterms

A year after pro-Trump rioters attacked the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers and Americans remain divided over what happened on Jan. 6, 2021, and who is to blame. Here is how Congress has changed since then, and what it could mean for the 2022 midterm elections.

Biden Leads Commemorations of Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans series of testimonials from lawmakers, candlelight vigil

US sets global record of 1 million Covid-19 cases in a single day

The United States recorded more than 1 million Covid-19 cases on Monday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, as the Omicron variant continues to spread at a blistering pace.

Capitol attack: Cheney says Republicans must choose between Trump and truth

Republican member of the House committee investigating the events of 6 January issues stark warning to her party

Kamala Harris hit by mass staff exodus ​

A mass exodus has given fuel to critics of the White House as Kamala Harris and Joe Biden face their toughest period yet.

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​ Biden bumbles in latest public gaffe ​

Joe Biden attempted to illustrate his support for Israel by touting a supposed wartime meeting, only he got his facts horribly wrong.

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Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has died aged 84 of Covid-19 complications, his family has announced.

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​ Why the Democrats are terrified in California ​

A political earthquake is underfoot in America's most populous and powerful state, and it has the establishment quaking in their boots.

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SECRET SERVICE OPENS VAULT: ‘Never-before-seen’ 9/11 pics released

New images of the September 11 attacks have been released from Secret Service “employees” ahead of the 20th anniversary as Joe Biden makes a major move. Warning: Distressing

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Bombshell emails reveal what Fauci knew

Emails released by the US Government have revealed the top adviser knew of Covid’s “unusual features” which may mean it came from a lab.

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'We are able to breathe again': George Floyd's family reacts after conviction of Derek Chauvin

Officials, activists pledge to continue fight against racial injustice after guilty verdict

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Derek Chauvin guilty of murder, manslaughter in death of George Floyd

Verdict met with relief, jubilation on streets of Minneapolis and across the U.S.

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​ ‘Inevitable’: Russia blasts back at US ​

Russia has clapped back after the US announced “hostile” sanctions and the expulsion of 10 diplomats, saying a response is “inevitable”.

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U.S. Puts Fresh Sanctions on Russia Over Hacking, Election Interferenc

Following years of wrist slaps under President Donald J. Trump, the new measures are designed to have a noticeable impact on the Russian economy.

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Biden to announce $2-trillion infrastructure plan that would transform U.S. economy

Biden to make announcement in Pittsburgh at 4:20 p.m. ET

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Pfizer study suggests COVID-19 vaccine is safe, protective in younger teens

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine currently authorized for use in people aged 16 and older

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