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Pelosi sets Thursday vote on infrastructure, eyes smaller social spending bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday set a vote on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill for Thursday and voiced confidence it would pass. Learn More

 

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New York may tap National Guard to replace unvaccinated healthcare workers

(Reuters) - New York Governor Kathy Hochul is considering employing the National Guard and out-of-state medical workers to fill hospital staffing shortages with tens of thousands of workers possibly losing their jobs for not meeting a Monday deadline for mandated COVID-19 vaccination. More »

 

Texas governor defends upcoming 2020 election audits that Trump demanded

(Corrects paragraph 6 to show it's the Texas Secretary of State's office, not Attorney General Ken Paxton, who ordered the audits. Drops reference to Paxton in paragraph 7) More »

 

'Truth is truth': Trump dealt blow as Republican-led Arizona audit reaffirms Biden win

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election to Joe Biden in Arizona's most populous county, a review of results by his allies in the Republican Party has reaffirmed, capping a widely panned effort spurred by Trump's false claims of voter fraud. More »

 

Amid attention on Petito case, Native mother seeks justice

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) -Pepita Redhair, a 27-year-old Navajo woman who dreamt of becoming an engineer and loved skateboarding, was last seen in March 2020 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More »

 

U.S. border agents briefly detain 14 Mexican soldiers in El Paso

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Fourteen Mexican soldiers were detained early Saturday morning for several hours by U.S. border agents after they crossed into El Paso, Texas, from Mexico's Ciudad Juarez, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)said. More »

 

Court blocks New York City schools vaccine mandate, sets hearing for next week

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A requirement for New York City school teachers and staff to get vaccinated for COVID-19 was temporarily blocked by a U.S. appeals court just days before it was to take effect, but the court on Saturday set a hearing on the matter for next week. More »

 

Explainer-What are Congress' options for funding the gov't and raising the debt limit?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress faces a pair of approaching deadlines to fund the government and address the nation's $28.4 trillion debt ceiling that will require tricky maneuvering by President Joe Biden's Democrats over the next few weeks. More »

 

Factbox-Deadly U.S. passenger train crashes in recent years

(Reuters) - At least three people died on Saturday after an Amtrak passenger train derailed in north central Montana, an official at a local sheriff's office said https://www.reuters.com/world/us/least-3-dead-after-amtrak-passenger-train-derails-montana-ap-2021-09-26. More »

 

U.S. agency to probe Amtrak derailment that killed 3 in Montana

(Reuters) -At least three people died on Saturday and some passengers were injured after an Amtrak train derailed in north-central Montana, an official at the local sheriff's office said. More »

 

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