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Rep. Greene's combative behavior could spark ethics review

May. 15, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before her election to Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene searched for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at her Capitol office, taunting the New York Democrat to “get rid of your diaper” and “talk to the American citizens,” as shown in video unearthed by CNN. ...

Poole's career-high 38 points lead Warriors past Pelicans

May. 15, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Poole scored a go-ahead layup with 21.4 seconds left and made two free throws with less than a second remaining on the way to a career-high 38 points despite an ankle injury scare in the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors held off the New Orleans...

Let's face it: Washington adjusts to new mask guidance

May. 15, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden says finally going mask-free feels like “we're moving forward.” A Republican senator says going unmasked "certainly helps the flow of conversation.” But the conversation on the House floor on Friday approached sniping as lawmakers...

IRS to the rescue? Tax audits eyed for infrastructure cash

May. 15, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans say they won’t raise taxes on corporations. Democrats say they won't raise taxes on people making less than $400,000 a year. So who is going to pay for the big public works boost that lawmakers and President Joe Biden say is necessary for the country? ...

Rep. Greene's combative behavior could spark ethics review

May. 14, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before her election to Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene searched for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at her Capitol office, taunting the New York Democrat to “get rid of your diaper” and “talk to the American citizens,” as shown in video unearthed Friday by...

House to vote soon on bills to protect Capitol after Jan. 6

May. 14, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is expected to vote next week on two bills aimed at preventing more attacks on the U.S. Capitol, with one seeking to establish a 9/11-style commission to study what went wrong on Jan. 6 and the other allocating $1.9 billion to address the security problems...

Let's face it: Washington adjusts to new mask guidance

May. 14, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden says finally going mask-free feels like “we're moving forward.” A Republican senator says going unmasked "certainly helps the flow of conversation.” But the conversation on the House floor on Friday approached sniping as lawmakers...

Fully vaccinated can drop the masks, skip social distancing

May. 14, 2021 09:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings. ...

What insurrection? Growing number in GOP downplay Jan. 6

May. 14, 2021 06:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What insurrection? Flouting all evidence and their own first-hand experience, a small but growing number of Republican lawmakers are propagating a false portrayal of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, brazenly arguing that the rioters who used...

Biden, GOP senators upbeat, plan more infrastructure talks

May. 14, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After meeting at the White House, President Joe Biden and a group of Republican senators agreed to talk again early next week as negotiations intensified over a potentially bipartisan infrastructure package that could become one piece of the administration’s ambitious $4...