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Winter storms and spiking energy prices could lead to record high heating bills
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Winter storms and spiking energy prices could lead to record high heating bills

As if consumers weren’t being squeezed enough by rising prices for a wide range of goods, this month’s blast of winter weather will mean that many Americans could face record high heating costs this year. Cold weather, ice and snow have blanketed much of the United States in recent days and more is expected to…MORE

SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship is on its way back to Earth with scientific investigations and medical research
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SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship is on its way back to Earth with scientific investigations and medical research

SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon cargo ship successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday morning and is making its return to Earth. The CRS-24 cargo ship successfully exited the Space Station’s “keep out sphere” at 10:40 a.m. after a previously scheduled attempt was postponed due to bad weather at its splashdown location off the Florida…MORE

US putting together ‘global’ strategy to increase gas production if Russia invades Ukraine, officials say
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US putting together ‘global’ strategy to increase gas production if Russia invades Ukraine, officials say

The Biden administration has been in regular discussions with a number of countries and companies in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia about stepping up production of liquified natural gas to Europe in the event that a Russian invasion of Ukraine leads to gas shortages, multiple US officials familiar with the discussions told…MORE

New York’s response to violent incidents will include reinstating plainclothes officer unit, mayor says
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New York’s response to violent incidents will include reinstating plainclothes officer unit, mayor says

New York Mayor Eric Adams on Sunday outlined how the city will respond following a series of high-profile violent incidents, including a shooting Friday that left one police officer dead and another fighting for his life. The city will “immediately” reinstate a “newer version of modified plainclothes anti-gun unit,” Adams told CNN’s Dana Bash on…MORE

USPS will issue a forever stamp honoring the Black Native sculptor Edmonia Lewis
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USPS will issue a forever stamp honoring the Black Native sculptor Edmonia Lewis

The US Postal Service will issue a forever stamp Wednesday honoring Edmonia Lewis, the Black Native artist whose 19th century marble sculptures gained her international acclaim and are now held by the Smithsonian. “As the first African American and Native American sculptor to earn international recognition, Edmonia Lewis challenged social barriers and assumptions about artists…MORE

January 6 committee has been talking with ex-attorney general William Barr, chairman says
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January 6 committee has been talking with ex-attorney general William Barr, chairman says

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection has been having conversations with former Attorney General William Barr, the committee’s chairman said Sunday. “To be honest with you, we’ve had conversations with the former attorney general already,” Rep. Bennie Thompson told CBS’ Margaret Brennan on “Face the Nation” when asked if the committee would…MORE

Sanders says it was ‘absolutely’ appropriate for Sinema to be censured
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Sanders says it was ‘absolutely’ appropriate for Sinema to be censured

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday it was appropriate for the Arizona Democratic Party to censure moderate Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for her vote against a filibuster carve-out for voting rights, a key priority for Democrats. “Absolutely it was. On that particular vote that she and (West Virginia Sen. Joe) Manchin cast, we were trying to…MORE

‘Billions’ returns to its original formula without an Axe to grind
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‘Billions’ returns to its original formula without an Axe to grind

“Billions” might have lost its Axe, but it returns with the same cutting dialogue, and in many respects, its original formula. In shedding one of its lead characters, the Showtime drama has essentially hit the reset button, reverting to its outline pitting an aggressive prosecutor against an equally pugnacious billionaire financier. Yet the sixth season…MORE

Blinken says ‘a single additional Russian force’ entering Ukraine would trigger US response
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Blinken says ‘a single additional Russian force’ entering Ukraine would trigger US response

Secretary of State Antony Blinken amplified his warning against a Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying “a single additional Russian force” entering Ukraine “in an aggressive way” would result in a severe response by the US and its allies. “If a single additional Russian force goes into Ukraine in an aggressive way, as I said, that…MORE

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