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Analysis: Another bad-news poll for Democrats

Most Americans now view the Republican Party as better than the Democratic Party at protecting the country from international threats and ensuring the nation remains prosperous, according to a new poll from Gallup. These are also the GOP's widest margins ahead of the Democrats in either issue area in at least six years.

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America's housing system is fundamentally broken

Last month, approximately 7.7 million renters across the US were behind on rent, according to the most recent data from the US Census Bureau. Also, last month, the Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium that has been protecting tens of millions of renters from eviction since it was enacted last year.

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2020 was the deadliest year for environmental defenders

Behind the veil of the Covid-19 pandemic, 227 people were killed last year protecting forests, water and other natural resources under increasing stress from climate change, making 2020 the deadliest year on record for environmental defenders according to a report published Monday.

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Controversial Missouri gun rights law has taken a toll on fighting crime

US Marshals preparing for a recent operation with local police in Missouri to arrest a fugitive allegedly involved in drug trafficking faced last-minute hurdles because of a controversial new state law aimed at protecting gun rights, according to US law enforcement officials.

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Simple steps for coexisting with the coronavirus

As we prepare to head into our second fall with the coronavirus, it's admittedly a strange time. On the one hand, the situation is better than last year, primarily because we have vaccines that are doing a terrific job of protecting the roughly 60% of Americans who are eligible and fully vaccinated, and to some extent, the additional 10% who have gotten their first dose.

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Opinion: I'm a Texas state rep. Here's why I flew to the nation's capital

I came to Washington, DC with over 60 Democratic colleagues on Monday with the intent of protecting the freedoms of Texas voters. We wanted to prevent the Legislature from achieving a quorum and voting into law a series of ruthless restrictions on voting for the state. So we left for our nation's capital.

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Biden to make 'moral case' for voting rights in major speech

President Joe Biden will make "the moral case" for voting rights in a highly anticipated speech on Tuesday centered around protecting ballot access in the face of "authoritarian and anti-American" restrictions, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday.

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More places are mixing vaccines, but do they need to?

From Germany to the Dominican Republic, government health authorities are recommending the "mix-and-match" approach to vaccination in the hope of better protecting people by giving people them two different types of vaccine -- one as a first dose, and another as a second or even a third dose.

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US Marshals Service has manpower shortage as it faces rising threats against judges, report says

The US Marshals Service, the agency tasked with protecting federal judges and finding fugitives, is facing major staffing and operational challenges that could hinder its ability to identify and stop threats, according to a new report from the agency's watchdog, an alarming analysis following the intelligence breakdowns preceding the January 6 riot and the recent murder of a judge's son.

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Kids need vaccines. So do poor nations

Vaccinating young people is an integral part of protecting the broader community from Covid-19, say experts, and although serious disease among children is rare, they need protection, too.

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Protecting our kids and the world is not an either/or

On May 10, the US Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine for emergency use among adolescents ages 12 to 15. Days later, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the vaccine to everyone in this age group.

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