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Biden administration proposes rule aimed at curbing the ‘gun show loophole’

Washington CNN  —  The Biden administration on Thursday proposed a rule intended to require people selling firearms at gun shows and on the internet to conduct background checks on potential…

McConnell’s frozen moment renews questions about America’s aged leaders

CNN  —  It was an excruciating moment of powerlessness for one of Washington’s most powerful men. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s words dried up and he froze, standing silent and…

US approves first-ever military aid to Taiwan through program typically used for sovereign nations

CNN  —  The Biden administration has approved funding for the first-ever transfer of US military equipment to Taiwan under a program typically saved for sovereign nations, according to a notification…

Peter Navarro: Judge knocks out ex-Trump adviser’s key defense ahead of contempt of Congress trial

CNN  —  Former Trump White House adviser Peter Navarro will not be able to argue before a jury at his contempt of Congress trial next week that the former president…

Former Rep. Mike Rogers expected to run for Senate seat in Michigan after being courted by GOP leaders

CNN  —  Mike Rogers, the former GOP congressman who chaired the House Intelligence Committee, is expected to soon announce he will run for the Senate in Michigan, giving Republican leaders…

University of Michigan shuts down public inter following ‘significant’ cybersecurity incident

CNN  —  The University of Michigan has been without full internet access for two days after staff shut the school’s connections down in response to a “significant [cyber]security concern” on…

Justice Amy Coney Barrett: ‘I’ve acquired a thick skin’

CNN  —  Justice Amy Coney Barrett said Monday night that she has developed a thick skin to criticism during her tenure as a judge and stressed that she welcomes public…

Biden marks 60th anniversary of March on Washington in wake of Jacksonville shooting: ‘We’re not going to remain silent’

CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Monday marked the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington while issuing a stark warning about the rise of extremism in the United States…

FEMA announces $3 billion for climate resiliency as time runs low for Congress to replenish its disaster fund

CNN  —  In a record-breaking year of disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is announcing nearly $3 billion Monday for communities to build resiliency against climate change-fueled extreme weather. The…

A dramatic day in prospect Monday as Trump cases enter new phase

CNN  —  Americans are about to learn significant new details on the timing and the substance of the trials of Donald Trump, even as the former president and Republican front-runner…