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Arizona officials have certified Joe Biden’s narrow victory over President Trump in the state.

"We've got to do something. How in the world can the members of the Congress go home and celebrate Christmas knowing that the next morning 12 million Americans are losing their unemployment insurance?" - Sen. Durbin, on needing to pass another COVID relief package.

Airlines argued that passengers abused the situation to bring a menagerie of animals on board including cats, turtles, pot-bellied pigs and, in one case, a peacock.

Organizers on Wednesday said that this year they will premiere over 70 films on a custom online platform during the seven day event. There will also be some socially distanced screening opportunities around the country.

The U.S. accuses China of forcing ethnic Uyghurs, a Muslim minority, into factory and farm jobs against their will. @nickschifrin  reports on how Uyghurs end up as forced laborers, and the larger campaign that has ripped Uyghur lives and families apart.

U.S. hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are trying to lure nurses and doctors out of retirement, recruiting students and new graduates who have yet to earn their licenses in a bid to ease staffing shortages.

A federal judge has ordered that DACA — a program that protects migrants brought to the U.S. illegally, as children, from deportation — be restored. The judge says the Department of Homeland Security must resume accepting requests for DACA status immediately.

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Comparison: President Trump and Barack Obama’s #Inauguration  crowds #DayOne 

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BREAKING NEWS: The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump on two charges: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The vote on the second charge (obstruction of Congress) was 229-198, and one member voting present.

"Enslavement reigned for 250 years on these shores. When it ended, this country could've extended its hallowed principles — life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness — to all, regardless of color," writer Ta-Nehisi Coates told Congress. "But America had other principles in mind"

Congratulations to our White House correspondent @Yamiche  for receiving the 2020 NABJ Journalist of the Year award.

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WATCH: "I am a man with Down syndrome and my life is worth living" said Down syndrome advocate Frank Stephens to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

“[The children] did not have shoes or blankets in the detention center, and there were people in the cells that had to sleep standing up. They did not have enough to eat...." READ about the bleak picture of #familyseparation  via

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