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JUST IN: Mississippi asks US Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade.

Biden administration officials say they are worried that lifting the Covid-19 restrictions blocking undocumented immigrants from crossing into the U.S. from Mexico would trigger a surge in migration that could overwhelm the system.

New York state raises age of legal consent to 18, banning child marriage; people in their mid-teens can wed through various legal loopholes and exceptions in most states, and about a dozen have no minimum age.

The state is appealing lower court rulings that struck down a law banning most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, and is taking a more aggressive approach than when they asked the court to hear the case last year.

Senators say they're on the brink of finalizing a huge, bipartisan infrastructure deal. But there's a major dispute holding it up: how much money to spend on public transit.

Former Trump inaugural committee chair Tom Barrack has been released from federal lockup in California on a $250M bond ahead of his scheduled arraignment in New York on charges he acted as an agent of the United Arab Emirates and obstructed justice.

There is scant evidence that critical race theory itself is actually being taught in K-12 schools, and six lawmakers who authored or sponsored anti-CRT legislation tell @NBCNews  their efforts are mostly pre-emptive.


JUST IN: House and Senate Democrats introduce legislation to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 by 2025.

BREAKING: Sen. Bernie Sanders is suspending his 2020 presidential campaign.

10 House Republicans voted to impeach President Trump: • Rep. Gonzalez (OH) • Rep. Meijer (MI) • Rep. Upton (MI) • Rep. Cheney (WY) • Rep. Katko (NY) • Rep. Kinzinger (IL) • Rep. Rice (SC) • Rep. Herrera Beutler (WA) • Rep. Newhouse (WA) • Rep. Valadao (CA)

BREAKING: House passes $1.9T Covid relief bill that includes $1,400 checks, $300/wk jobless benefits, child allowance of up to $3,600 for one year, $125B for K-12 schools, $30B for public transit, $25B for rental assistance, $14B for vaccine distribution.

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Pres. Trump responds to question about police violence against Black people by saying cops also kill white people. Per Washington Post data, the rate at which Black people are shot and killed by law enforcement is twice as high than that of white people.