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Biden Signs Gun Bill Into Law, Ending Years of Stalemate

WASHINGTON — President Biden on Saturday signed into law a bipartisan gun bill intended to prevent dangerous people from accessing…

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Massachusetts Court Throws Out Gig Worker Ballot Measure

A Massachusetts court ruled on Tuesday that a proposed ballot measure concerning the job status of gig drivers violated state…

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Business

Inflation moderated in April but was still close to its highest level in 40 years.

An important measure of consumer prices showed that inflation slowed in April, but remained close to a four-decade high. The…

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Alabama Lawmakers Approve Ban on Medical Care for Transgender Youth

Alabama lawmakers voted on Thursday to criminalize medical care for transgender young people who are transitioning, adopting some of the…

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Congress Clears $1.5 Trillion Spending Bill, Including Ukraine Aid

WASHINGTON — Congress cleared the first major federal spending legislation of President Biden’s administration on Thursday, approving a $1.5 ...

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House Passes Bill to Shore Up Postal Service, Working to Avert Insolvency

WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday approved the most significant overhaul of the Postal Service in nearly two decades, seeking…

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Business

Democrats Renew Push to Pass Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China

WASHINGTON — Biden administration officials and Democrats in Congress are pushing to revive stalled legislation that would pour billions of…

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Politics

Supreme Court to Hear Major Challenges to Biden’s Vaccine Mandates

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Friday on the legality of two initiatives at the heart of the Biden…

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World

Congress Passes Ban on Goods From China’s Xinjiang Region Over Forced Labor Concerns

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted unanimously on Thursday to approve legislation that would ban the import of a wide array…

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Austria Announces Covid Vaccine Mandate, Crossing a Threshold for Europe

ROME — Austria on Friday became the first Western democracy to announce that it would mandate Covid vaccinations for its…

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