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Jill Biden sees a learning moment in the depths of a pandemic

Waterford, Pennsylvania (AP) – Jill Biden sees a learning moment in the depths of the coronavirus pandemic. The first lady sat in a socially distant circle in the library at Fort LeBoeuf High School in Pennsylvania, listening and taking notes as parents expressed relief that the school had reopened and their children had returned to the classroom. One mother talks …

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The selection of the jury was postponed in the case of George Floyd

CLOSE As the trial of a former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd begins, here’s what you need to know about the case. USA TODAY MINEAPOLIS – The selection of jurors was postponed Monday in the trial against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, while appealing the possible reversal of a third-degree murder charge. Chauvin is accused …

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GOP Sen. Roy Blunt will not run for re-election

Senator Roy Blunt leaves after a press conference at the US Capitol on March 5, 2021 in Washington | Alex Wong / Getty images Senator Roy Blunt, a member of the GOP leadership, has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2022. “After 14 overall election victories – three in the county office, seven in the United States …

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The alleged value of the sleepy mansion in New York may haunt Trump

NEW YORK (AP) – It’s sleepy by Donald Trump’s standards, but the former Westchester County president’s mansion in New York County could be one of his biggest legal nightmares. Seven Springs, a 213-acre wildlife surrounding a Georgian-style mansion, is the subject of two state investigations: a criminal investigation by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. and a civil investigation by …

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High schools in New York will reopen at the heart of the pandemic

New York will welcome high school students back to the classrooms beginning March 22, with Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing on Monday a cornerstone in the city’s sometimes stalled efforts to resume personal instruction for some of the million students. At a time when education in some cities in the Northeast and many on the West Coast remains completely remote …

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When to expect payments of $ 1,400 and who is entitled?

Congress is expected to approve another round of incentive checks for most Americans in March – here’s what you need to know. The Senate approved a comprehensive package to alleviate the pandemic over the Republican opposition on Saturday, bringing President Joe Biden closer to a key political victory that will provide $ 1,400 for most Americans and direct billions of …

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What would it mean to forgive tax-free student loans for borrowers?

rfranca | iStock | Getty Images A significant provision that eases the exemption from student loans is included in the $ 1.9 trillion federal stimulus package, which is making its way through Congress and is likely to be signed into law soon. At present, any student loan debt canceled by the government can be considered taxable and collected at the …

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Joe Manchin vows to block Biden’s infrastructure bill if Republicans are not included

Senator Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), America’s Best Voter, told me on HBO’s Axios that he would insist that Republicans have more votes for President Biden’s next big package than the COVID stimulus. The big picture: Manchin said he would push for tax increases to pay for Biden’s upcoming infrastructure and climate proposal, and would use the energy committee’s chairmanship to force …

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