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A gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before apparently taking his own life in a late-night attack at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, police said, in the latest in a spate of mass shootings in the United States after a relative lull during the pandemic.

By CASEY SMITH, Associated Press/Report for America April 16, 2021
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The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to 576,000, a post-COVID low and a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from the pandemic recession.

By Associated Press April 15, 2021
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The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings.

By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press April 15, 2021
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President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots. But the White House portrayed the action as important validation of his measured approach throughout the rollout.

By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press April 14, 2021
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A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection — riot shields that shattered upon impact, expired weapons that couldn’t be used, inadequate training and an intelligence division that had few set standards.

By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press April 14, 2021
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California imposed a temporary ban on watering ornamental grass during last decade's drought, but no state or major city has tried to phase out certain categories of grass permanently.

By SAM METZ and KEN RITTER, Associated Press April 12, 2021
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President Joe Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for his first federal budget Friday, asking for substantial gains for Democratic priorities including education, health care, housing and environmental protection.

By JOSH BOAK, Associated Press April 10, 2021
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President Joe Biden has ordered a study on overhauling the Supreme Court, creating a bipartisan commission Friday that will spend the next six months examining the politically incendiary issues of expanding the court and instituting term limits for justices, among other issues.

By Associated Press April 10, 2021
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Despite the strongest public support and a sympathetic president, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat – again.

By Associated Press April 10, 2021
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Former President Donald Trump insists he's enjoying his life off Twitter. The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says.

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press April 10, 2021
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Migrant families will be held at hotels in the Phoenix area in response to a growing number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said Friday, another step in the Biden administration's rush to set up temporary space for them.

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press April 10, 2021
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World leaders and people on the street honored Prince Philip’s life of service to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, and the British nation Friday after hearing of the death of a man who had been by the monarch’s side longer than most of them have been alive.

By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press April 9, 2021
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Hospitals in Turkey and Poland are filling up fast. Pakistan is restricting domestic travel to bring a surge in coronavirus infections under control.

By VANESSA GERA, Associated Press April 9, 2021
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Paying a smuggler, Edgar Mejia could afford to take only one child with him to the United States.

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press April 9, 2021
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President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment."

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, AAMER MADHANI and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press April 8, 2021
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Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints decried abortion as evil and issued another plea for members to combat prejudice and racism during the first day of a church conference taking place Saturday without attendees because of the pandemic.

By BRADY MCCOMBS, Associated Press April 8, 2021
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After enduring 40-knot winds and freezing sea spray, jostled health care providers arrived wet and cold on two Maine islands in the North Atlantic late last month to conduct coronavirus vaccinations.

By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press April 7, 2021
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Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half-century as climate change warmed the planet, according to a sweeping government study released Tuesday that concludes the situation is worsening.

By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press April 6, 2021
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Rural water users are panicking over a proposal to create a market for the sale and purchase of water rights in Nevada, unconvinced by arguments that the concept would encourage conservation.

By SAM METZ, AP/Report for America April 6, 2021
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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says it's a “big lie” to call the new voting law in Georgia racist.

By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent April 6, 2021
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With an appeal to think big, President Joe Biden is promoting his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan directly to Americans, summoning public support to push past the Republicans lining up against the massive effort they sum up as big taxes, big spending and big government.

By LISA MASCARO and JOSH BOAK, Associated Press April 6, 2021
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Republicans in Congress are making the politically brazen bet that it’s more advantageous to oppose President Joe Biden’s ambitious rebuild America agenda than to lend support for the costly $2.3 trillion undertaking for roads, bridges and other infrastructure investments.

By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent April 5, 2021
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Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with the faithful spaced apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings on a second Easter Sunday marked by pandemic precautions.

By FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press April 5, 2021
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America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses increasingly reopen.

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer April 2, 2021
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A batch of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine failed quality standards and can’t be used, the drug giant said Wednesday.

By Associated Press April 1, 2021

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