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Heatwave Expected in Northwest Oregon, Southwest Washington

Heat and wildfire danger is expected starting Thursday throughout northwestern Oregon, including Portland, and southwest Washington, weather officials said. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m.…

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U.S. Leads World in New Coronavirus Cases

The United States reported the most new coronavirus infections over the past week, according to the WHO. The U.S. saw a 131% jump in new cases July 18-25 compared to…

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CDC Leader: Masks, Vaccination Could Halt Surge

Dr. Rochelle Walensky said that new mask-wearing guidance, coupled with higher rates of vaccination against COVID-19, could halt the current escalation of infections in “a couple of weeks.” The director…

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Can Biden’s Plans Manufacture More Factory Jobs?

President Joe Biden will be trying to connect with blue-collar workers Wednesday when he travels to a truck factory in Pennsylvania to advocate for government investments and clean energy as…

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Swastika Found in State Department Elevator

A swastika was found scratched into the wall of an elevator of the State Department on Monday. The particular elevator was located near the office of the special envoy to…

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DeSantis Calls for Action Against Ben & Jerry’s

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has urged the state to action against Ben & Jerry’s and parent company Unilever for the ice cream brand’s decision to no longer sell its products…

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