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Pope Francis visiting impoverished Roma quarter in Slovakia

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House committee seeks federal records and phone data as Jan. 6 Capitol takeover inquiry presses ahead

A U.S. House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has expanded its scope. After testimony in late July from four law enforcers who were at the Capitol when protesters delayed certification of 2020 presidential votes eight month...

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Capitol fence to return ahead of protest supporting rioters


Police will reinstall a tall fence around the U.S. Capitol ahead of Saturday's planned protest to support the roughly 600 people charged in the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the involving backers of former President Donald Trump, sources said. One source s...

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This week's word in the news: SERENE

DEFINITION:

Calm, peaceful and untroubled; tranquil.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
In the heart of San Francisco, there is a place so serene you can’t hear the honking of car horns or the ringing of cell phones or the chatter of daily life.
The San Francisco Chronicle -- 09/13/2021

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What are the effects of evictions?

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