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Newly confirmed Secretary of State Antony Blinken addresses a welcome ceremony at the State Department, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Washington. (Carlos Barria/Pool via AP)
(Carlos Barria/Pool via AP)
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January 27, 2021 - 10:25 am
America’s new top diplomat took the helm of the State Department on Wednesday.
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2021, file photo President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Commerce, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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January 26, 2021 - 10:45 am
President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee the Commerce Department says investments across the country are needed to provide Americans with a pathway to a good job.
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In this image taken from video a mattress burns in the street near the Portland Police Bureau's North Precinct Sunday night, Sept. 6, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (KATU Photo via AP)
(KATU Photo via AP)
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September 17, 2020 - 11:43 am
The Justice Department explored whether it could pursue either criminal or civil rights charges against city officials in Portland.
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo, a customer walks past a now hiring sign at an eatery in Richardson, Texas. The Labor Department reported unemployment numbers Thursday, Sept. 3. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
AP News
September 03, 2020 - 9:38 am
The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a still-elevated 881,000 last week.
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FILE - In this June 11, 2020 file photo, workers on scaffolding lay blocks on one of the larger buildings at a development site where various residential units and commercial sites are under construction. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
AP News
August 14, 2020 - 9:56 am
U.S. productivity rose at a 7.3% rate in the second quarter as the number of hours worked fell by nearly half.
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Protestors block Fourth Avenue outside Seattle City Hall during Monday's Seattle City Council budget committee voting, which included potential Seattle Police Department cuts, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times via AP)
(Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times via AP)
AP News
August 11, 2020 - 9:15 am
Seattle's police chief says she is stepping down, a move made public the same day the City Council approved reducing the department by as many as 100 officers.
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
AP News
July 21, 2020 - 9:33 am
President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer sued Attorney General William Barr and the Bureau of Prisons director Monday, saying he’s being unjustly held behind bars.
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FILE - in this June 1, 2020 file photo, an emotional Terrence Floyd, second from right, is comforted as he sits at the spot at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn., where his brother George Floyd, encountered police and d
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews File)
AP News
June 26, 2020 - 12:37 pm
Council advances plan to dismantle Minneapolis Police Dept.
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(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
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August 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday it would move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally-authorized cannabis research. The long-awaited move comes after researchers filed court papers asking a judge to compel the Drug...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:41 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER and ELLEN KNICKMEYER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Friday formally requested that the Justice Department investigate Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt for potential criminal conduct. In a letter to FBI Director Chris Wray and...
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