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President Joe Biden's plan to withdraw all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11 is "a courageous decision," says @RepRoKhanna . "I'm very glad that we have a president who has finally recognized that this is not a militarily winnable war."

U.N. Head Calls for Wealth Tax on Pandemic Profiteers

FDA Will Allow Pregnant People to Receive Abortion Pill by Mail During the Pandemic

Wisconsin Declares State of Emergency as Firefighters Battle Wildfires

New York Becomes First State to Divest Pension Fund from Tar Sands

Infectious disease expert Dr. @MonicaGandhi9  says it's important to increase "vaccine optimism" by touting the benefits of COVID-19 shots. "Eventually we are going to get back to the normalcy of not masking and distancing," she says. "We're in a transition phase right now."

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"Defunding the police is not simply about withdrawing funding for law enforcement and doing nothing else," says Angela Davis, who says Joe Biden has accepted this "superficial understanding" of the demand. Defunding police must be paired with reinvestment in community, she says.

BREAKING: A Tucson jury has found Scott Warren of @NoMoreDeaths  not guilty of all charges for providing food, water and aid to undocumented migrants in the Sonoran Desert.

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Ecuador's presidential front-runner @ecuarauz , who faces a runoff election in April, says the country is facing a “double crisis” of COVID-19 and austerity. “We’re facing what we call a lack of trust within Ecuadorian society, and we need to fix that as soon as possible.”

Happening now: Medical students stage die-in outside in NYC protesting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act

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Standing Rock Sioux historian and water protector LaDonna Brave Bull Allard has died. She founded the Sacred Stone Camp in 2016, where thousands of people came to resist construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, bringing wide attention to the environmental risks of the project.

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Christina Ponthieux, 13, is fighting to maintain Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, like her parents, who could face deportation under Trump. Her parents, both nurses, have lived in the U.S. since 1999. "Terminating TPS would affect all of us, especially kids like me."

Dr. says anti-fascist and anarchist protesters protected clergy from white nationalists Friday night: "They saved our lives"

Happening now: 100+ Police in ND approaching #NoDAPL  frontline resistance camp with multiple MRAPs, sound cannon, armored truck, bulldozer

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