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Biden marks 1 million Americans dead from COVID

Biden will mark the grim milestone by ordering flags to be flown at half-staff, said the White House, which will also host a second global COVID Summit.

By REUTERS
12/05/2022

Donald Trump endorses incumbent congressman opposed by Republican Jews

Thomas Massie, a Kentucky Republican congressman previously opposed to a Holocaust education bill.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
12/05/2022

Far-right GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn faces multiple fresh scandals

Cawthorn was shown in a video allegedly naked in bed with another man and supposedly gave his second cousin Stephen Smith over $141,000 from taxpayers and campaign donors.

Did a New York Holocaust museum ban Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis?

“Out of the blue, we were told by the museum staff that Mr. DeSantis didn’t ‘align with the museum’s values and its message of inclusivity,’” the op-ed said.

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
07/05/2022

After abortion leak, Justice Thomas warns Supreme Court can't be 'bullied'

The court is due to issue its ruling in the case by the end of June.

By REUTERS
07/05/2022

Former US Defense Sec: Trump proposed assassinating 'senior Iranian officer'

"In addition, he came up with an idea - to dip the decapitated head of a terrorist leader in pig blood - as a warning to other Islamist militants," writes Esper in his memoir.

By MAARIV ONLINE
06/05/2022

What happens if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

WASHINGTON AFFAIRS: Thirteen states, including Texas, Utah, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, have a so-called “trigger ban” in place, which could go into effect if it is overturned.

Rep. Andy Levin of Michigan.

AIPAC-PAC, J Street, going head-to-head in five democratic primary races

AIPAC opened its Political Action Committee (PAC) in December, and for the first time the two pro-Israel lobbies are going head to head in five different states.

China-Russia relationship increasingly worrying Americans - PEW poll

Published on April 28, 2022, PEW researchers compared the poll's findings with a similar one conducted in 2020 and found that negative views of China have grown significantly.

Donald Trump testified about fear of being pelted with 'dangerous fruit'

The former US president insisted that tomatoes, pineapples and bananas can be “very dangerous” weapons when used by protesters.

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