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Recent articles by Marina:

Donald Trump recorded while talking about classified document he had on Iran, report says

Officials have a recording of former President Donald Trump discussing that he had a classified Pentagon document about a possible attack on Iran. → Read More

Reports: Trump employees moved boxes at Mar-a-Lago day before officials sought documents

Two of former President Donald Trump’s employees reportedly moved boxes of papers one day before federal officials went to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. → Read More

A man with an AK-47 said he was going to the CIA, police say. First, he tried to enter a preschool.

A Florida man was arrested at a Virginia preschool, and police say they found an AK-47 in his vehicle. The man allegedly said he was going to the CIA. → Read More

California Gov. Gavin Newsom slams Target for removing LGBTQ Pride month merchandise

California Gov. Gavin Newsom criticized Target's CEO after the store pulled some merchandise for Pride month. → Read More

This week in politics: Debt ceiling deal hits a snag; two congressional staffers attacked

Debt ceiling negotiations came to an abrupt halt Friday as Republican negotiators walked out of a closed-door meeting with White House officials. → Read More

Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to impeach Joe Biden. The White House called her push a 'stunt'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is seeking to impeach President Joe Biden. The White House called her push a "shameless sideshow political stunt." → Read More

'Vulgar and racist': Mexican ambassador slams GOP senator over comments in hearing.

“Without the people of America, Mexico, figuratively speaking, would be eating cat food out of a can," Republican Sen. John Kennedy said. → Read More

Yellen issues warning about June debt ceiling deadline: 'Severe hardship to American families'

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen issued another warning about the US running out of money to pay its bills if Congress doesn't raise the debt limit. → Read More

Marjorie Taylor Greene silenced by committee after calling DHS Secretary Mayorkas 'a liar'

A Republican-led committee withdrew comments from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she called DHS chief Alejandro Mayorkas a liar. → Read More

More Meta layoffs: Facebook, Instagram parent company to cut another 10,000 workers

Another 10,000 employees of Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, will be laid off, after the tech giant announced further cuts. → Read More

Regulators investigating reports Austin-based Tesla steering wheels falling off in some models

Federal regulators are investigating Tesla’s Model Y vehicles following complaints that the SUV’s steering wheels could come off while driving. → Read More

From the post office to Costco and Target: What's open and closed on Presidents Day 2023?

Monday marks Presidents Day, and some offices and services will close in observance. Here’s what you need to know about what’s open and closed. → Read More

What time is the State of the Union? Why is the president's speech important? What to know.

Here's how you can watch President Joe Biden's second State of the Union address, and why the annual speech from the president matters. → Read More

More than 400 food items in nine states recalled over potential listeria contamination

Concerns of potential listeria contamination led to the recall of more than 400 products ranging from breakfast sandwiches to lasagna and cut fruit. → Read More

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speech targets Republicans after Ilhan Omar removed from committee

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a House speech hit back at GOP colleagues after the vote to remove Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. → Read More

Florida rejected AP African American Studies. Here's what's actually being taught in the course

Some topics rejected by Gov. Ron DeSantis and other Florida officials are not included in the current version of the AP African American studies course. → Read More

A huge asteroid is going to fly by Earth. It's one of the closest approaches ever, NASA says.

An asteroid estimated to be the size of a delivery truck is expected to fly by Earth Thursday. It’s one of the closest approaches recorded, NASA said. → Read More

'Boy Meets World' star Ben Savage files to run for Congress, potentially filling Rep. Adam Schiff's seat

Ben Savage, who starred on TV in 'Boy Meets World', filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to potentially replace U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff. → Read More

'Near whiteout conditions': What to know about winter storm, snow forecast from Minnesota to Maine

More than 24 million Americans were under a winter weather advisory Thursday as a snowstorm that hammered Denver pushed eastward. → Read More

Missing clouded leopard found after shutting down Texas' largest zoo

A missing clouded leopard named Nova shut down the Dallas Zoo, officials said Friday. She was located and safely secured in the afternoon. → Read More