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An Uber Eats driving mom wins $250,000 in the lottery

For those that think their luck's against them, never say never. A Maryland Uber Eats driver and mother of five is sitting pretty after buying a scratch-off lottery ticket for $250,000 a few weeks ago.

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Mississippi's AG calls Roe v. Wade 'egregiously wrong'

Mississippi's attorney general told the Supreme Court on Thursday that Roe v. Wade was "egregiously wrong" and should be overturned as she urged the justices to allow a controversial law that bars most abortions after 15 weeks to go into effect.

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Opinion: Why the GOP is keeping Trump bubble-wrapped

The House select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection will begin in less than two weeks, but House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is still dithering. He first floated the idea of boycotting the committee, then began drawing up a roster of Republicans to serve on it. Earlier this week in an interview on Fox News, he waffled again. "I haven't made a decision yet, even to appoint," he said. "I'm discussing it with my members. I have a real concern, the scope of what we're looking at."

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'We're buying some time': Texas Democrats heap pressure on Biden, Congress for voting rights action

Texas House Democrats said Tuesday they can only hold off Republicans' push for restrictive new voting laws for weeks, as they urged President Joe Biden and Democratic members of Congress to look for new ways to implement federal protections -- including backing South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn's call for a filibuster carve-out for voting rights legislation.

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What 2021 is showing us about Black lives mattering

More than a year after the pivotal moment where millions of Americans witnessed the murder of George Floyd at the hands of those charged with the responsibility to serve and protect -- and about two weeks after the salutary news that his killer would pay with a 22.5 year prison sentence -- it seems like a good moment to assess what progress, if any, has been made in the social and professional advancement of Black Americans. Unfortunately (but not perhaps unsurprisingly) there are lately troubling new examples that that progress is haltingly slow.

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