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Military Grants Few Vaccine Exemptions as Deadlines Loom

WASHINGTON — Two months after the Pentagon began requiring all troops to get the coronavirus vaccine or face dismissal, the vast majority have ...

Supreme Court Hints That It May Allow Challenge to Texas Abortion Law

WASHINGTON — After almost three hours of lively arguments on Monday at the Supreme Court, a majority of the justices seemed inclined to allow ...

Manchin Refuses to Endorse Safety Net Bill, Dampening Hopes of a Quick Vote

WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia all but dashed hopes for quick votes this week on President Biden’s domestic agenda, saying ...

Origin of Virus May Remain Murky, U.S. Intelligence Agencies Say

WASHINGTON — American intelligence agencies are unlikely to be able to draw a firm conclusion about the origin of the novel coronavirus without ...

Trump Lawyer Blamed Pence for Violence as Rioters Stormed Capitol

WASHINGTON — As a mob was attacking the Capitol chanting “Hang Mike Pence,” a lawyer who plotted with President Donald J. Trump and his allies to ...

Court Filing Lists Documents Trump Seeks to Withhold From Jan. 6 Inquiry

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald J. Trump is seeking to block from release a wide range of documents related to the Jan. 6 attack on the ...

Garland Revives Effort to Expand Access to Legal Aid

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Friday revived an Obama-era office that was created to make legal aid accessible to citizens who cannot ...

Democrats’ Plan to Overhaul Legal Immigration Focuses on Green Card Backlog

WASHINGTON — As Democrats scramble to ensure that protections for millions of undocumented immigrants are included in a sprawling social-safety ...

Adam Kinzinger, Republican Trump Critic, Won’t Seek Re-election in House

WASHINGTON — Representative Adam Kinzinger, who emerged this year as one of the pre-eminent Republican critics of former President Donald J ...

Briefs Draw Battle Lines as Texas Abortion Law Nears Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Just days after the Supreme Court agreed to fast-track challenges to a Texas abortion law, setting an exceptionally abbreviated ...

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