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Germany’s domestic intelligence agency hopes to place the entire Alternative for Germany party under surveillance. It views the party as being hostile to democracy.

As the Insurrection Narrative Crumbles, Democrats Cling to it More Desperately Than Ever

This is as close as I can find to the official story on the Biden silence.

The institutionalization of the 2020 election

Democrats Just Snuck a $1 Billion Tax Hike on Workers Into Their COVID Bill

Woke parents agree: Dr. Seuss is canceled

Aftermath: Lessons Of The Nagorno-Karabakh War Are Paraded Through The Streets Of Baku

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Ecological Terrorism: Iran Behind Major Oil Spill Off Israel’s Coast

What is the Excelsior Pass? How NY’s Covid app will be a passport for attending events

The puzzle of Europe

Testosterone levels show steady decrease among young US men

Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

All Measures Short of a Cross Straits Invasion

Book Banning in an Age of Amazon

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Cuomo Signed Law Lowering the Bar for Sexual Harassment

Beijing public health workers the least willing in China to get Covid-19 vaccine, survey finds

eBay removing all listings of six canceled Dr. Seuss books

Team Biden surprises with positive vaccine news

Rural Hospitals Risk Closure Due to Covid-19-Related Drop in Revenue in 2021

Study reveals blood type may increase risk for COVID-19 infection

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Binghamton Has The Most Snow In The Eastern U.S., And It’s Not Even Close

Texas Gov. Abbott Will Open State ‘100 Percent,’ Lift Mask Mandate

Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

Dr. Seuss Is Canceled: Six Books Will Stop Being Published Because of ‘Racist and Insensitive Imagery’

Fraud took place in 2018. Only posting it as reference for how long it can take to bring these cases to fruition even when they are uncontroversial. Texas judge and three others arrested on 150 counts of voter fraud

Berkeley Teachers’ Union Boss Caught on Camera Taking His Child to Private School While He Keeps Public Schools Closed

Palestinian Factions Hold Joint ‘Tough Corner’ Maneuvers in Gaza

Pentagon releases video of Iran ballistic missile attack on Iraq air base

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Educators Organization Calls For Dr. Seuss’ Books to be Canceled for ‘Anti-Blackness, White Supremacy’

How Meaningful Is Prediabetes for Older Adults?

The 10 biggest archaeology discoveries of 2020

The mystery of the fading pandemic

Lockdowns don’t work

US admits F-35 failed to replace F-16 as planned, needs new fighter jet

Amazon Streaming Service Removes Clarence Thomas Documentary…

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I should have known the one year figure was too high. CDC estimated a one-year decline in life expectancy in 2020. Not so — try five days

Results, Not Headlines

FBI Memos Using Stefan Halper Released, Show FBI Targeting Effort Against Trump Campaign Using Any Means Possible

Bond Tantrum Is a Big Test of Central Banks’ Mettle

Is Google Locking Down Chrome to Resist the Rise of Chromium Based Browsers?

The Framers and the Framed: Notes On the Slate Star Codex Controversy

Though a gag order has been relaxed, little is known about the extent of the damage caused by a major oil spill to Israel’s marine ecosystems and beaches.

The tragicomedy at Smith College