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Dems tighten relief benefits, firm up support for virus bill

Fitness & Health: WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten eligibility limits for stimulus checks Wednesday, bowing…

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Biden health pick taking heat for support of abortion rights

Fitness & Health: WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary is taking heat from Republicans for his actions…

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Biden urges Senate Dems to rally behind $1.9T virus bill

Today News || WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats on Tuesday to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief…

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Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate

Fitness & Health: Texas is lifting a COVID-19 mask mandate that was imposed last summer but has only been lightly…

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Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill

Fitness & Health: WASHINGTON — Democrats’ efforts to include a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill…

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Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

Fitness & Health: NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled down the unfamiliar…

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Things to Know: States ease restrictions despite warnings

Fitness & Health: States eager to reopen for business are easing coronavirus restrictions despite warnings from health experts that the…

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Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

Today News || WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying…

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Yellen’s encore: Lending economic heft to Biden’s virus plan

Today News || WASHINGTON — On a cold, gray February afternoon, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stepped out of the West…

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House nears relief bill passage; Dems mull wage hike rescue

Today News || WASHINGTON — Democrats edged a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package to the brink of House passage early…

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