Navy veteran Mark Frerichs released by Taliban in prisoner swap | USA TODAY

The Taliban released Navy veteran and civilian contractor Mark Frerichs during a prisoner swap after he was imprisoned in Afghanistan in 2020. RELATED: One year after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3LqjlXk » Subscribe to USA TODAY:…

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Queen Elizabeth II ‘dignified but not distant,’ says world leaders | USA TODAY

Leaders from around the world weigh in on the impact Queen Elizabeth II had on them, her commonwealth and history. RELATED: Mourners form line to mourn Queen Elizabeth II in London https://youtu.be/BHkt2isy03Y » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh » Watch…

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Biden announces executive order in ‘moonshot’ speech to cure cancer | USA TODAY

Joe Biden announced his “moonshot” effort to find a cure for cancer during his speech at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. RELATED: Biden pays tribute to the Queen for her support after 9/11 attacks https://bit.ly/3xiZgwm » Subscribe…

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San Diego Zoo gives penguin orthopedic shoes for foot condition | USA TODAY

The 4-year-old penguin suffers from bumblefoot, a chronic and degenerative condition that has caused lesions on his feet. RELATED: Rescuer saves cat amid devastating Pakistan floods | USA TODAY #Shorts https://bit.ly/3Rm6fMG » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh » Watch more…

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Liz Cheney loses Wyoming House seat to Trump-endorsed candidate | USA TODAY

Rep. Liz Cheney was defeated by a Trump-endorsed candidate in the Wyoming primaries while Sarah Palin advanced to Alaska’s general election. RELATED: Joe Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act https://bit.ly/3QUOSm5 While some Republicans have stood up to Trump – 10 in…

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Bill targeting drug prices, inflation passed by Senate | USA TODAY

The Inflation Reduction Act was passed in the Senate after Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote. RELATED: Rising inflation impacts the stock market and more. Here’s how. https://bit.ly/3BLKFg4 The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes record…

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Steve Bannon guilty of contempt for defying Jan. 6 committee subpoena | USA TODAY

Steve Bannon was found guilty of contempt for ignoring a subpoena by the January 6 committee. RELATED: Senator Josh Hawley seen running to exit Capitol on Jan. 6 https://bit.ly/3cAABvD Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was convicted of contempt of…

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President Biden pressed on Khashoggi murder during Saudi Arabia trip | USA TODAY #Shorts

President Joe Biden affirmed his view on the culpability of Saudi Arabia in the gruesome murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. RELATED: Washington memorial service for slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi https://bit.ly/3z7houl But Biden hedged when asked if…

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Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman on the Supreme Court | USA TODAY

Ketanji Brown Jackson has officially been sworn in as the first Black woman justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. RELATED: The Supreme Court of the United States overturns Roe v. Wade decision https://bit.ly/3nwi0mI Ketanji Brown Jackson, a…

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Biden supports suspending filibuster to codify abortion rights | USA TODAY

Wrapping up a NATO summit, President Joe Biden says America is stronger than ever except for “outrageous” actions from Supreme Court on abortion rights. RELATED: Some states vow to protect abortion rights after Roe v. Wade reversal https://bit.ly/3AgdikE President Joe…

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