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President Biden.
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The economy has real strengths. Why aren't Democrats making hay?
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The Supreme Court.
Samuel Goldman

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Woody Allen.
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We appear to be at the start of one of the most routine processes in our politics

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27 January 2022
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Justice Stephen Breyer to retire, giving Biden a Supreme Court pick

U.S., NATO send responses rejecting Russia's demands on Ukraine crisis
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U.S., NATO send responses rejecting Russia's demands on Ukraine crisis

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Fed officials signal rate hike in March

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The best replacement for Stephen Breyer is Stephen Breyer
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The best replacement for Stephen Breyer is Stephen Breyer

The Senate battle to replace Stephen Breyer will get ugly
Stephen Breyer.
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The Senate battle to replace Stephen Breyer will get ugly

There is no such thing as a 'Generic Republican'
President Biden.
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There is no such thing as a 'Generic Republican'

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The week's good news

27 January 2022
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Couple pressured to break up decades ago gets a 2nd chance at love

High school football players skip workout to shovel snow for their neighbors
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High school football players skip workout to shovel snow for their neighbors

Zara Rutherford becomes youngest woman to fly around the world solo
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Zara Rutherford becomes youngest woman to fly around the world solo

YouTuber on wilderness expedition discovers new species of tarantula
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The Neil Young case for physical media
Neil Young.
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Why resurgent antisemitism is a problem for us all
Beth Israel synagogue.
Boze Herrington

Why resurgent antisemitism is a problem for us all

Barry Bonds doesn't need the Hall of Fame
Barry Bonds.
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Barry Bonds doesn't need the Hall of Fame

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11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022
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15 movies to watch in 2022
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Business Briefing

27 January 2022
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Spotify removes Neil Young's music after singer's Joe Rogan objections
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Spotify removes Neil Young's music after singer's Joe Rogan objections

Tesla beats expectations but said supply-chain problems persist 
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Reagan's supply-side economics get a Biden update
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Reagan's supply-side economics get a Biden update

Our economy is a group project
America.
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