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    Ignored by 'Oppenheimer,' atomic test victims speak out

    Wesley Burris was fast asleep in bed when the world's first atomic bomb exploded just 25 miles from his front door.Fast-forward eight decades, and Burris knows all too well the true deadliness of that explosion, which sent radioactive material 50,000 feet (15,000 meters) into the air.

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    Anheuser-Busch Reaches Tentative Deal With Teamsters, Potentially Avoiding Strike

    A strike by the union could have shut down production of some of the country's most popular beers.

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  • PoliticsAFP News

    Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump presidential immunity claim

    The US Supreme Court agreed on Wednesday to hear Donald Trump's claim that as a former president he is immune from prosecution, further delaying his trial on charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election.In agreeing to hear the case, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court, which includes three justices nominated by the former Republican president, said it was not "expressing a view on the merits" of a lower court's ruling that rejected Trump's immunity claim.

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    Texas Executes Man After 2 Decades Of Innocence Claims On Death Row

    Discrepancies in a key testimony, a recanted testimony and apprehension from two jurors had cast doubt on Ivan Cantu's conviction.

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    Congressional Leaders Look To Put Off Shutdown Fight A Little Longer

    Democratic and Republican chiefs say they’ve agreed to again delay a shutdown long enough to vote on delayed spending bills.

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  • ScienceAFP News

    As mission ends, US lunar lander could still 'wake' back up

    The US spacecraft that touched down on the Moon last week and is currently running on solar power will soon be "put to sleep" once lunar night kicks in, mission officials said Wednesday."What we're going to do is kind of tuck Ody in for the cold night of the moon, and see if we can't wake him up here when we get the solar noon," in about three weeks, he said.

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    Trump's Lock On The GOP Is Complete As Mitch McConnell Heads For The Exit

    One of the former president's biggest antagonists is relinquishing the reins in the Senate, giving Trump total control of the Republican Party.

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