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‘The facts show [gas prices] went up about 60-70%, so it is Putin’s tax hike,’ said press sec Jean-Pierre in response to Fox News’ Peter Doocy
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‘Our intelligence does reflect the genuine possibility that there will be either a further missile test…or a nuclear test or frankly both’ — National Security Adviser Sullivan said the U.S. is preparing for a N. Korean missile or nuclear test around Pres. Biden’s trip to NE Asia
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National Security Adviser Sullivan said that while Article 5 only kicks in once Finland & Sweden become NATO members, the U.S. & its European allies want to send ‘a very clear message’ that ‘we will not tolerate any aggression against Finland or Sweden during this process’
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A ride-share driver in Pennsylvania is going viral for standing up to two racist passengers who made offensive remarks and threatened to punch him. The incident reportedly occurred outside a bar called Fossil’s Last Stand in the Lehigh Valley on May 13.
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Tuesday was an eventful primary night in Pennsylvania, a purple state that holds major implications for both the 2022 midterms and the 2024 presidential election.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a special appearance at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, where he delivered an emotional virtual address about Russia's ongoing invasion of his country.
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The primaries for North Carolina's 2022 Senate seat were held on Tuesday, and Cheri Beasley easily walked away with the Democratic nomination. If elected, Beasley would be the first Black senator in North Carolina state history.
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‘If I did slip up…I would go to pop star jail forever and ever’ — Taylor Swift talks about the sexism that she faced and the perfection that was expected of her in the spotlight
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One of Taylor Swift’s lessons for NYU’s Class of ’22? ‘Learn to live alongside cringe’
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'I'm 90% sure the main reason I'm here is because I have a song called '22!'' — Taylor Swift begins her commencement speech for NYU’s Class of ’22
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She’s feeling ’22! Taylor Swift receives her honorary doctorate of fine arts from NYU
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Selena Gomez shares why she started the Rare Beauty Impact Fund, opening up about her own journey at a White House event on youth mental health
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Pres. Biden: ‘I probably shouldn’t be saying this now, but I’m going to say it anyway. We have to not only talk about how we’re going to end the hate, but who’s responsible for generating it ... You have folks on television stations talking about the replacement theory.’
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This former school bus driver is proof that learning takes place outside of the classroom, too — here's how he transformed his bus into a 'community' for his students, teaching them important life lessons along the route 🥺🚌❤️
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‘These moments require us to ask: Who are we as a nation and what do we stand for?’ — At a reception celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, VP Harris called out the hate that caused the Buffalo shooting and last year’s shooting in Atlanta
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Across the country, books with LGBTQ+ and racial themes written for children and young adults are facing resistance and bans — this is how librarians are fighting back
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‘Why would anyone expect a serious response? Because she’s an unserious individual at this particular point in time…History is going to condemn her behavior,’ said House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries of Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) on Tuesday
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‘Silence is complicity’ — In the wake of the Buffalo shooting, Pres. Biden condemned the hate that lead to the attack, stating, ‘white supremacy is a poison … and it’s been allowed to fester and grow right in front of our eyes’
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Here's how this teen climate activist is using plastic waste to change the fashion industry and help the environment 👗♻️
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'Hate and fear are being given too much oxygen by those who pretend to love America' — Addressing the nation on Tuesday, Pres. Biden said Americans must have the courage to address the 'relentless exploitation of the internet to recruit and mobilize terrorism'
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