Analysis: It’s not a ‘labor shortage.’ It’s a massive reassessment of work in AmericaHiring was much weaker than expected in April. Wall Street thinks it’s a blip, but there could be a much deeper re-think going on of what jobs are needed and what workers want to do on a daily basis.

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EU pushes back on Biden plan to waive coronavirus vaccine patentsLeaders point finger at US and UK as geopolitical contest heats up.

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California population declines for first time in recorded historyBirths and the usual influx of immigrants slowed while deaths soared during the pandemic.

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President Biden’s plan for universal preschool is the ‘great equalizer’ for kidsAll kids at age 3 are eager to learn. A former neighbor of mine used to complain about 5-year-olds who were not ready for kindergarten. I had no idea that kids that young could differ so much in skills.

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Josh Hawley Says He Doesn’t Know If He Saluted Any Rioters, So We CheckedThe junior senator from Missouri has been saying he waved to peaceful demonstrators who had nothing to do with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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Biden reverses last-minute Trump effort to loosen Arctic drilling restrictionsRepeal comes as part of president’s broader agenda to tackle climate crisis

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Matt Gaetz Seems To Makes Light Of Sex Allegations At ‘America First' RallyThe Florida Republican and conspiracy-loving lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene peddled Donald Trump's election lies at the event in The Villages.

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Republican Governors, Again, Turn Down Millions That Would Aid Their Own ConstituentsIn a redux of Medicaid expansion, South Carolina will forfeit $600 million to kill a piece of federal unemployment insurance.

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Newsmax Reporter Tries Trump's 'People Are Saying' Logic. Jen Psaki Isn't Having It'What people?' The White House press secretary hammers away to nail down the question.

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Justice Breyer should learn from Justice Ginsburg’s mistake — and retire nowMaking way for a successor would protect his Supreme Court legacy.

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Oklahoma secures $2.6 million refund for Trump-touted hydroxychloroquineFormer President Trump repeated promoted the malaria drug as an effective treatment for COVID-19.

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Michael Cohen, Stormy Daniels blast FEC for dropping Trump probeFormer President Trump’s ex-personal attorney Michael Cohen and Stephanie Clifford, the porn star known as Stormy Daniels, blasted the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for dropping its probe into whether Trump illegall

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Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Post reporters’ phone recordsThe action grew out of a leak investigation surrounding reporting on Russia’s role in the 2016 election.

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Judge Orders Release of Justice Department Memo on the Mueller ReportOn May 3, Judge Amy Berman Jackson released an opinion chastising former Attorney General William Barr for his handling of the Mueller Report in 2019.

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More Than 300 Manufacturers Just Asked Biden To Repeal Trump's Steel Tariffs as Prices SkyrocketTrump imposed huge tariffs on imported steel and Biden is keeping them in place even as American businesses beg for relief.

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Popular Cruise Line May Stop Operating in Florida Over State's ‘Vaccine Passport' BanA popular cruise line may stop setting sail in Florida after an executive order from Gov. Ron DeSantis that bans businesses, schools and government entities from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Ron DeSantis got caught lying at his bill signing. He blocked all media but Fox News at his next oneDeSantis' team only allowed the politically friendly Fox News inside to report on his Thursday bill signing

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Today's Republicans are cartoon villains — who pose a dire threat to America's health and safetyRepublicans are behaving like sullen children with overly obvious evil plans. That makes them more dangerous

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Stacey Abrams says she 'absolutely' has ambitions of running for president, and has 'a responsibility' to be honest about itAbrams said being honest about it is valuable for younger women and people of color, because 'you cannot have those things you refuse to dream of.'

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Utah Supreme Court rules in favor of transgender rightsWith a sharp rebuke, the court overturned a district judge's decision to deny two transgender people the right to change their birth certificates to reflect their gender identity...

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