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Biden administration considering requiring stricter coronavirus testing for everyone traveling to US
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Biden administration considering requiring stricter coronavirus testing for everyone traveling to US

Top US government officials are considering requiring everyone who enters the US to be tested for Covid-19 the day before their flight and having all travelers — including US citizens and permanent residents — be tested again after returning home, regardless of vaccination status, sources familiar with the thinking have told CNN. Officials were deliberating…MORE

What to watch for as the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade
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What to watch for as the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court hears oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could result in the repeal of Roe v. Wade, the decision legalizing abortion nationwide that’s been at the center of American politics for nearly 50 years. Here are the key details: How to listen and follow along Arguments begin at 10 a.m. ET. The…MORE

Georgia Secretary of State spoke with January 6 committee about election lies
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Georgia Secretary of State spoke with January 6 committee about election lies

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger spoke with the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill riot for roughly four hours on Tuesday, according to his office and an aide working for the House panel. “I spoke to the January 6th committee to ensure they included the full record of how stolen election…MORE

New deadline imposed by Georgia voting law leads to rejections of absentee ballot requests
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New deadline imposed by Georgia voting law leads to rejections of absentee ballot requests

The main reason absentee ballot requests were rejected for Georgia’s fall elections were because they arrived too late under a new deadline imposed as part of a restrictive voting law passed in March. About 52% of the rejections were because voters had missed requesting absentee ballots before the cutoff, 11 days before the election, according…MORE

Biden suffers string of court setbacks as administration’s vaccine mandates are put on hold
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Biden suffers string of court setbacks as administration’s vaccine mandates are put on hold

The Biden administration has suffered three major court losses since Monday morning, with orders freezing key federal government Covid-19 vaccine rules in certain parts of the country and, in one case, nationwide. The latest blow came from a federal judge in Louisiana, whose order Tuesday afternoon halted across the country the administration’s mandate requiring that…MORE

Defense secretary warns unvaccinated National Guard members won’t be paid
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Defense secretary warns unvaccinated National Guard members won’t be paid

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin warned on Tuesday that unvaccinated members of the National Guard won’t be paid and won’t be allowed to participate in training, drills and deployments. In a memo to the Joint Chiefs chairman, the service secretaries and the head of the National Guard Bureau, Austin wrote that Pentagon funds cannot be used…MORE

Takeaways from the appeals court hearing in the January 6 Trump documents case
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Takeaways from the appeals court hearing in the January 6 Trump documents case

An appeals court hearing Tuesday on former President Donald Trump’s claim to keep January 6 documents from his presidency private showed that Trump faces an uphill battle to keep the documents out of the hands of House investigators. The case is before the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, after a federal judge…MORE

Administration working with vaccine manufacturers to ‘develop contingency plans’ amid new variant
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Administration working with vaccine manufacturers to ‘develop contingency plans’ amid new variant

The Biden administration is coordinating with Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers to develop contingency plans in the event future coronavirus vaccines need to be modified, including to fight the Omicron variant, the White House’s Covid-19 response coordinator said Tuesday. In the first briefing from the White House’s Covid-19 team since the variant was identified, coordinator Jeff Zients…MORE

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