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Biden, Schumer Rush to Confront Chip Shortage Idling Auto Plants

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he is asking the chamber's top Republicans and Democrats to draw up legislation aimed at improving U.S. competitiveness with China in manufacturing and technology, including bolstering the supply of American-made semiconductors.
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Top Senate Republican has 'serious concerns' over Pentagon policy pick

Top Senate Republican has 'serious concerns' over Pentagon policy pick

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The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee has "serious concerns" over the nomination of Colin Kahl, President Joe Biden's pick to run the Pentagon's policy shop.
The news comes as the committee plans to hold a confirmation hearing on March 4 for Kahl, according to three congressional aides.
Republican opposition is brewing over Kahl's involvement in crafting the controversial 2015 Iran nuclear deal and other aspects of his record in working on Middle East policy in the Obama administration, five people familiar with the nomination told POLITICO.
“Sen. Inhofe is still...
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CDC advisory panel recommends J&J single-dose Covid vaccine

CDC advisory panel recommends J&J single-dose Covid vaccine

A CDC advisory panel on Sunday unanimously recommended Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine for Americans 18 and older, one of the last steps needed for the shot... Read more ...

Magomed Ankalaev targets UFC's light heavyweight top five with his six-fight...

Magomed Ankalaev targets UFC's light heavyweight top five with his six-fight winning streak

LAS VEGAS - Magomed Ankalaev thinks it's time to test his skills in the upper echelon of his division. The light heavyweight picked up his sixth straight win when he outpointed... Read more ...

Family identifies child killed in Blue Springs apartment fire

Family identifies child killed in Blue Springs apartment fire

3-year-old Dean Lancaster was killed in the Friday morning fire. Read more ...

Syrian air defenses repel ‘Israeli aggression' over Damascus, intercept most...

Syrian air defenses repel ‘Israeli aggression' over Damascus, intercept most of the missiles - state media

Syrian air defences have shot down most of the missiles targeting the area outside Damascus from the territory of the occupied Golan Heights, the country's state media... Read more ...

Pirates spring training: Normalcy, fans return in opening win

Pirates spring training: Normalcy, fans return in opening win

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RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment, the party 'overwhelmingly' agrees on most issues

Summary List Placement Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel on Sunday said that the GOP remains "overwhelmingly" united despite divisions among lawmakers who... Read more ...

US activists condemn Boris Johnson's voter ID plan, accuse him of copying Trump

US activists condemn Boris Johnson's voter ID plan, accuse him of copying Trump

As Boris Johnson prepares to introduce voter ID laws in the UK, US activist groups such as the ACLU have spoken out against the proposal, comparing its proponents to Donald... Read more ...

Worcester police officers rescue elderly woman from burning home

Worcester police officers rescue elderly woman from burning home

Officials say the officers encountered heavy smoke when they went in and carried the woman to safety, as the building appeared to be fully engulfed in flames. Read more ...

Cuomo Asks AG to Appoint Attorney to Investigate Claims

Cuomo Asks AG to Appoint Attorney to Investigate Claims

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked that an independent attorney be named to investigate sexual harassment allegations made against him by two former aides. His request to New... Read more ...

Bruins rebound from rough performances with win over Rangers

Bruins rebound from rough performances with win over Rangers

Boston came away with a 4-1 win on Sunday after suffering a 6-2 defeat against Rangers on Friday and a 7-2 loss to the Islanders on Thursday. Read more ...