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NAACP: Biden's reported student debt plan 'won't do anything'
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Texas official acknowledges delay in confronting shooter
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Texas official acknowledges delay in confronting shooter

Meadows reportedly burned papers after meeting with Perry
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Meadows reportedly burned papers after meeting with Perry

CDC identifies 9 monkeypox cases across 7 states
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U.S. sanctions Russian banks over North Korean missile tests
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U.S. sanctions Russian banks over North Korean missile tests

Georgia grand jury investigating Trump will subpoena up to 50 witnesses, including Raffensperger
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Georgia grand jury investigating Trump will subpoena up to 50 witnesses, including Raffensperger

Russia battles for control of Luhansk as civilian death toll tops 4,000
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Fed minutes point to more rate hikes to tame inflation  

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Wendy's shares surge on news of possible sale, merger

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