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Former President Donald Trump may have to answer questions under oath about his business practices.

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President Biden wants to promote democracy.

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Cases of the omicron variant have been confirmed now in Colorado, Minnesota, New York, Hawaii and, of course, California. As it spreads, the Biden administration is announcing new steps to slow COVID during the winter.

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Infectious disease experts have said this again and again - the pandemic isn't over.

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Now they say the omicron variant is proof of exactly that.

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The House of Representatives passed President Biden's domestic spending bill largely along party lines this morning. Here's House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Inflation is the highest it's been in 30 years in this country. You've noticed it, no doubt, at the gas station, in the supermarket.

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Two federal health agencies are independently considering a very big question - should all American adults get COVID booster shots?

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Disappointing results for Democrats in this week's elections, like losing the governor's race in Virginia, may have lit a fire under them. At least, President Biden hopes so. He said yesterday, voters want Democrats to, quote, "get things done."

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday she expects inflation to come down from its three-decade highs in the second half of next year as pandemic pressures on the economy ease.

The Commerce Department reported Friday that consumer prices in September, as measured by the Federal Reserve's preferred yardstick, were 4.4% higher than a year ago. That was the steepest increase since 1991.

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Democrats say they have a way forward on social spending, but, as ever, it's complicated.

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President Biden is carrying some of his top priorities, such as climate and tax reform, to Europe.

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Updated October 26, 2021 at 6:09 PM ET

The Department of Defense says climate change is already challenging U.S. national security in concrete ways.

In a report last week, the Pentagon found that "increasing temperatures; changing precipitation patterns; and more frequent, intense, and unpredictable extreme weather conditions caused by climate change are exacerbating existing risks" for the U.S.

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The U.S. envoy on Afghanistan who brokered a deal with the Taliban is now talking about what went wrong in the U.S. withdrawal.

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