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The bigger lie threatening US democracy

There's an even bigger lie than the so-called "Big Lie" that we don't have fair and free elections in this country -- and perhaps one that is even more dangerous to our democracy.

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Backdoor Roth restrictions put on hold -- for now

If you're a high earner who was scrambling to take advantage of a so-called backdoor Roth IRA or Roth 401(k) before new rules go into effect prohibiting you to do so, you just got a reprieve.

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How Venezuela lured and arrested US citizens

The so-called "Citgo 6," a group of 5 US citizens and a permanent US resident under house arrest in Venezuela, have become pawns in the long-running confrontation between the United States and the Venezuelan regime of embattled President Nicolas Maduro. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

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The Steele dossier: A reckoning

When it came to light in January 2017, just days before Donald Trump took office, the so-called Steele dossier landed like a bombshell and sent shockwaves around the world with its salacious allegations about Trump and his supposed ties to Russia.

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Opinion: Why overturning Roe v. Wade would be a disaster for conservatives

Here's the best-kept secret about the so-called abortion "debate" in the United States: It's actually not that much of a debate at all. A majority of Americans believe that the decision to end or continue a pregnancy should be left to a woman and her doctor, not the state. Most Americans oppose laws that make it more difficult for reproductive health clinics to operate. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments next month challenging Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide, but fewer than a third of Americans want Roe to be overturned.

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Prosecutors seek 4+ years in prison for 'QAnon Shaman' in attempt to set example

The Justice Department is asking for the so-called QAnon Shaman, who wore a headdress and posed shirtless on the Senate floor during the siege of the US Capitol, to be sentenced to a prison term of more than four years, the longest incarceration prosecutors have asked for any guilty January 6 defendant so far, according to a new court filing.

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How would the Princess of Wales have dressed in 2021?

The late Princess Diana's wardrobe has been immortalized in books, exhibitions, Netflix series, tribute photo shoots in Vogue and even a musical. From her fairytale wedding gown to the so-called "revenge dress" she wore after Prince Charles admitted to infidelity, the world witnessed her style transformation into the "People's Princess."

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Opinion: What's really behind the 'Justice for J6' rally

The so-called "Justice for J6" rally, a right-wing protest Saturday to support the insurrectionists facing criminal charges in the January 6 attack, was smaller than expected. It also lacked the mayhem and violence the Department of Homeland Security feared might break out.

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'QAnon Shaman' to plead guilty in US Capitol riot case

US Capitol riot defendant and so-called "QAnon Shaman" Jacob Chansley, who went viral for wearing a horned bearskin outfit during the attack, is set to plead guilty on Friday, according to court records.

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The narrative of America in retreat is false

Commentary in China's government-run newspaper Global Times argues that the US withdrawal from Afghanistan "dealt a heavy blow to the credibility and reliability of the US." Another article by the same paper argues that American actions in Afghanistan are not the first time the US has abandoned its "allies and so-called alliances."

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