August 15, 2022

Headlines for December 16, 2021

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Unprecedented December Storms Hit Central U.S. as Biden Tours Kentucky Tornado DamageU.K. and South Africa Set Coronavirus Records as Omicron Spreads RapidlySenate Approves Record $778 Billion Pentagon BudgetBuild Back Better Act Stalls in Senate Again as Joe Manchin Rejects Expanded Child Tax CreditCivil Rights Leaders Demand Senate Democrats Pass Federal Voting Rights LegislationDemocrats Call on Biden to Extend Student Loan Pause, Grant Debt ForgivenessSyrian Conflict Has Stripped Civilians of Access to Healthcare, Created Humanitarian DisasterProtesters Demand Mexico Decriminalize Immigration to U.S. After Recent Death of 55 MigrantsKeechant Sewell Named NYPD's First Black Woman Commissioner; 2 Top Officers Falsified Vaccine CardsDerek Chauvin Changes Plea to "Guilty" in George Floyd Federal Civil Rights CaseTexas County Settles in Police Killing of Black Motorist Javier AmblerGhislaine Maxwell Trial Moves to Defense Arguments After 2 Weeks of Harrowing Survivor Testimonybell hooks, Pioneering Black Feminist, Prolific Writer and Social Critic, Dies at 69