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GOP filibuster blocks Democrats' big voting rights bill

GOP filibuster blocks Democrats' big voting rights bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' sweeping attempt to rewrite U.S.
House will form new committee to investigate Jan. 6 attack

House will form new committee to investigate Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democratic colleagues on Tuesday that she is creating a new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, according to a person familiar with her remarks.
US gives more asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico another shot

US gives more asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico another shot

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Thousands of asylum-seekers whose claims were dismissed or denied under a Trump administration policy that forced them to wait in Mexico for their court hearings will be allowed to return for another chance at humanitarian protection
Austin backs change in military sex assault prosecution

Austin backs change in military sex assault prosecution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, for the first time, said Tuesday he will support long-debated changes to the military justice system that would remove decisions on prosecuting sexual assault cases from military commanders.
Police Chief: Slain Colorado officer was ambushed

Police Chief: Slain Colorado officer was ambushed

DENVER (AP) — A police officer who was one of three people killed in a shooting at a suburban Denver shopping district was ambushed by a suspect who previously expressed hatred toward police, authorities said Tuesday.

Chunk, dog missing for 2 weeks, retrieved safe from bay

BARNEGAT, N.J. (AP) — A golden retriever who had been missing for two weeks was rescued Tuesday from a bay in New Jersey.

Gunmen kill 11 police officers in Burkina Faso; 4 missing

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunmen have ambushed a group of police officers in Burkina Faso, killing at least 11 of them in the deadliest attack of its kind yet in this West African country where extremist violence is escalating.

Iran says state-linked sites seized by US, reasons unclear

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran said Tuesday that several state-linked news websites have been seized by the U.S. government under unclear circumstances.
Catalan separatists eye freedom after Spain's Cabinet pardon

Catalan separatists eye freedom after Spain's Cabinet pardon

MADRID (AP) — Nine Catalan separatist leaders jailed for sedition were eyeing freedom, after Spain’s Cabinet pardoned them Tuesday in the hope of starting what Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez called a much-needed reconciliation in the country’s restive
3 killed in Denver-area shooting, including officer, suspect

3 killed in Denver-area shooting, including officer, suspect

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A gunman is believed to have shot and killed an officer and another person in a shopping district in a Denver suburb Monday before being fatally shot by police, authorities said. An officer responded to a call at 1:15 p.m.