National News

Capitol Police questioned anew after Guard forced to garages

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, LOLITA BALDOR, and AAMER MADHANI Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police, now facing allegations that the agency evicted troops sent to …

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Shooting during protests leads to arrest

By: Noah Browne DENVER (AP) – Denver TV station security guard was jailed Sunday afternoon for investigation of a confrontation involving a firearm, resulting in the death of a protester during the “Patriot Rally” Saturday night.           The Patriot Rally was a right-wing event held simultaneously with the “BLM-Antifa Soup …

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A Desk of Their Own

By JESSIE WARDARSKI and PETER ORSI Associated Press As remote schooling surged during the pandemic, parents across the country realized that many kids didn’t have desks at home.So they got busy building, collecting and donating them, giving hundreds or thousands of students workspaces to call their own and helping them …

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NASA Astronaut To Cast Her Ballot from Space

By Shianne Vincent ATLANTA (mocsnews.com) — Kate Rubins, a NASA astronaut of 11 years, plans to cast her electoral vote from the International Space Station. Rubins is a resident of Houston, Texas and voting from space is allowed under Texas law. Rubins said, “it’s critical to participate in our democracy. …

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COVID-19 Precautions: Do Students On-Campus Really Feel Safe?

By Luke Dammann CHATTANOOGA, TN (mocsnews.com) After multiple mask mandates, rulings and new safety precautions, half of the college semester is now complete with one major question to ask: do students actually feel safe?             Although there have been plenty of guidelines put into effect on college campuses, students with in-person …

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