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President Biden says he’ll “work like hell” to pass infrastructure and social programs spending bills


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Breakfast After the Bell programs reduce school absenteeism


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Biden to push massive expansion of government programs aimed at childcare, education with speech to Congress


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Defense chief orders review of military sex assault programs


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Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will re-evaluate military sexual assault prevention programs


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Mnuchin defends shutdown of emergency loan programs


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Climate change group recommends banning all frequent flyer reward programs to cut carbon emissions by targeting jet-setters

Climate change group recommends banning all frequent flyer reward programs to cut carbon emissions by targeting jet-settersThe Committee on Climate Change says that just 15% of the entire British population take 70% of all flights from the country.



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Biden plan: Free community college, expanded loan programs

Biden plan: Free community college, expanded loan programsDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants to make community and technical college free and federal college loan programs more generous as he shifts leftward but not as far as his 2020 rivals. The former vice president’s $ 750 billion higher education plan represents a major expansion of the federal government’s role in educating Americans beyond high school. The competing approaches reflect Democrats’ efforts to address spiking tuition costs in the United States and the $ 1.5 trillion-plus in student debt held by about 45 million Americans.



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U.S. envoy calls for full list of North Korean weapons programs

U.S. envoy calls for full list of North Korean weapons programsIn a speech at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, envoy Stephen Biegun said North Korea would need to declare all its nuclear and missile programs and warned that Washington had “contingencies” if the diplomatic process failed. Biegun, in his most detailed public remarks on his approach to North Korea after five months in his role, said Washington would have to have expert access and monitoring mechanisms of nuclear and missile sites and “ultimately ensure removal or destruction of stockpiles of fissile material, weapons, missiles, launchers and other weapons of mass destruction.” Pyongyang has rejected declaring its weapons programs for decades. Biegun also said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed during an October visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the dismantlement and destruction of plutonium and uranium enrichment facilities.



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Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs — like cancer research

Exclusive: With more immigrant children in detention, HHS cuts funds for other programs — like cancer researchThe government is diverting millions of dollars from programs including the CDC and the National Institutes of Health.



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