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2021Talks - September 23, 2021
Sen. Mitch McConnell refuses to support raising the debt ceiling, the Biden administration pledges $500 million worth of COVID vaccine doses globally, and the military says it is taking steps to combat sexual assault.
2021Talks - September 22, 2021
UN Secretary General calls for ban on drones; New book by Politico reports Hunter Biden emails to foreign business leaders; Vice President Harris condemns treatment of Haitian migrants; and Congress works to avoid a government shutdown.
2021Talks - September 21, 2021
Pfizer says its vaccine is safe for children ages 5 to 11, travel restrictions soon will ease for vaccinated international visitors to the U.S., and a Texas doctor who performed an abortion under new restrictions is sued.
2021Talks - September 20, 2021
The U.S. military apologizes for drone strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians, Justice for J6 rally in Washington draws few, the CDC says it will help public health departments, and France recalls its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia.
2021Talks - September 17, 2021
Virginia gubernatorial candidates debate; Former federal prosecutor Michael Sussmann indicted over lying to the FBI; lawmakers set to question oil industry over climate disinformation; and FDA scientists express skepticism over booster shots.
2021Talks - September 16, 2021
President Biden launches a new security partnership with Australia, voters reject a recall effort against California's governor, and poverty rates in the U.S. fell in 2020, thanks largely to pandemic assistance.