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Elections to Remember: No Republican Sweep After All

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. elections sometimes offer a moment of national unity. It’s not one of them. 2022 mid-termsdeciding the balance of power in Congress, have been bitter, surly and cost billions. Even the very notion of democracy and the civil ritual of voting were under attack. President Joe Biden, who presides over tight Democratic …

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Midterms 2022: Biden and Trump make last call before election

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — From coast to coast, high-profile candidates and funders issued a final appeal to voters Monday in the final hours of a difficult time midterm election seasonwith Republicans excited about the prospect of winning back Congress and President Joe Biden insisting his party would “surprise the living devil of a lot of …

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Affirmative action under threat as High Court hears UNC case

CHAPEL HILL, NC (AP) — Once a bastion of segregation, the University of North Carolina now considers race to offset its sordid history and to increase the number of black students and other underrepresented minorities on campus. His affirmative action programusing race among many factors to build a diverse student body, is similar to plans …

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Assault suspect at Pelosi’s home had posted about QAnon

The man accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California home and severely beating her husband with a hammer appears to have posted racist and often rambling messages online, some of which questioned the 2020 election results, defended former President Donald Trump and echoed QAnon. conspiracy theories. David DePape, 42, grew up in Powell …

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Assault suspect at Pelosi’s home had posted about QAnon

The man accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California home and severely beating her husband with a hammer appears to have posted racist and often rambling messages online, some of which questioned the 2020 election results, defended former President Donald Trump and echoed QAnon. conspiracy theories. David DePape, 42, grew up in Powell …

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Outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star Jerry Lee Lewis dies at 87

Jerry Lee Lewis, the indomitable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose talent, energy and outrageous ego collided on such definitive records as “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” and supported a career otherwise upended by a personal scandal, died Friday morning at age 87. The last survivor of a generation of groundbreaking …

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Hand vote count suspended after Nevada High Court rules illegal

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — An unprecedented manual count of mail-in ballots in a rural Nevada county is on hold and may not resume after the Nevada Supreme Court said in an after-hours decision that the process current is illegal and that the Republican Secretary of State has ordered the county clerk to “immediately cease.” Volunteers …

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LA police are investigating whether a racist recording was illegally recorded

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles detectives are investigating whether a recording last year that captured racist remarks by city council members was made illegally, the police chief said Tuesday. The leak of the tape earlier this month sparked a growing scandal in the country’s second-largest city just weeks before Election Day. The council members’ …

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Michigan teenager pleads guilty to killing 4 in school shooting

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A teenager pleaded guilty Monday to terrorism and first-degree murder in a Michigan school shooting that killed four students and placed extraordinary emphasis on the boy’s home life and his parents’ alleged role in the tragedy. Ethan Crumbley, 16, pleaded guilty to 24 counts, nearly a year after the attack at …

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