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In times of crisis, federal, state, and local agencies can count on the U.S. National Guard to step in and lend a helping hand.

The state of the US National Guard: Unusual missions, declining recruitment   

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Why some lawmakers favor ranked-choice voting

Are Texas’ energy providers ready to handle cryptocurrency mining boom?

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‘It’s just wrong’: Mark Cuban’s Cost Plus Drugs takes on Big Pharma

Much of the discussion regarding sudden adult death syndrome on social media has focused on cases of young, male athletes.

Sudden adult death syndrome has no correlation with COVID-19: Expert

Committee: Trump White House knew Jan. 6 could get violent, did nothing 

Retirees flood job market amid rising inflation

Travel experts project summer 2022 will be a hectic time for the airline industry, which is still recovering from COVID-19.

Will airlines be able to keep up with surging summer demand?

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Will New York embrace former governor Andrew Cuomo’s reboot?

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“Our new home”: Ukrainians, Russians seek asylum at US-Mexico border 

Elon Musk’s Space X is known for launching rockets into space, but on the ground, his Starlink service is providing a lifeline to people in Ukraine.

Elon Musk’s Starlink provides lifeline in Ukraine

Companies have implemented new policies to monitor employees working from home, raising new privacy concerns in the process.

Bosses are watching employees work from home. Is that legal?

Some world leaders believe Putin has his sights set on the Baltic states and is trying to re-establish the former Soviet Union.

Are the Baltic States Putin’s next power grab?

A self-described "freedom convoy" group blocked roads and bridges at Canadian cities and border crossings between Canada and the United States.

What’s behind the “freedom convoy” opposing Canada’s COVID-19 mandates?

What happened to that COVID pandemic baby boom everyone was predicting? Straight Arrow News investigates why birth rates are falling.

Birth rates are declining and the COVID pandemic isn’t helping

As tensions escalate on the Russia-Ukraine border, the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has become a central bargaining chip to calm the Cold War-style confrontation.

Nord Stream 2: A central bargaining chip in Russia-Ukraine conflict

Conservatives call censorship as Spotify, big tech combat COVID “misinformation”

Book ban battle: Parents fight to censor books on sexuality, race in public schools

Tensions between Ukraine and Russia remain high, but non-violent and unofficial, as the US and Western leaders prepare for conditions to heat up.

Yes, the US is in a second Cold War with Russia, experts say

Public broadcasting critics: Congress shouldn’t fund NPR, PBS

Calls to limit or ban Members of Congress and their families from making stock trades while in office are increasing from both sides of the aisle.

Calls to limit Congress’ ability to trade stocks surge

During a standoff in Texas, the hostage-taker demanded the release of Aafia Siddiqui, also known as Lady al Qaida, on a synagogue's Facebook Live stream.

Who is ‘Lady Al Qaida’? The woman at the center of the Texas synagogue standoff.

Reports use migrant and refugee interchangeably when describing immigration issues and humanitarian crises unfolding around the globe.

What’s the difference between migrants and refugees?

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has clashed with the WHO over travel bans, booster shots, and China.

Does the world really need the World Health Organization?