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Colorado Roundup

US plans $50B wildfire fight where forests meet civilization, including Colorado

As climate change heats up and dries out the West, administration officials said they have crafted a $50 billion plan to more than double the use of controlled fires and logging to reduce trees and other vegetation that serves as tinder in the most at-risk areas. Only some of the work has funding so far.

Nation

Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression

"The Ukrainian people chose a democratic and European path in 1991. They took to the Maidan to defend that choice in 2013, and unfortunately ever since you have faced relentless aggression from Moscow," Blinken said, referring to Ukraine's trajectory since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

It was not clear how disruptive the cancellations would be. Several airlines said they would try to merely use different planes to maintain their service.

Biden to give away 400 million N95 masks starting next week

The Biden administration will begin making 400 million N95 masks available for free to Americans starting next week, now that federal officials are emphasizing their better protection against the omicron variant of COVID-19 over cloth face coverings.

SIEGE ON THE US CAPITOL

THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

The Trump White House

Far too little vote fraud to tip election to Trump, AP...

Democrat Joe Biden won Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and their 79 Electoral College votes by a combined 311,257 votes out of 25.5 million ballots cast for president. The disputed ballots represent just 0.15% of his victory margin in those states.

National Biz

Obituaries

Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of ‘Full House,’ dead at 65

"I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete and utter shock. I will never ever have another friend like him," wrote John Stamos, who co-starred with Saget on "Full House. "I love you so much Bobby."

Fact Check

Real Fake News

Report: Social media manipulation affects even US senators

"We've seen how easy it is for foreign adversaries to use social media as a tool to manipulate election campaigns and stoke political unrest," Murphy said. "It's clear that social media companies are not doing enough to combat misinformation and paid manipulation on their own platforms and more needs to be done to prevent abuse."

That's Weird

World

Blinken urges unity to fight ‘relentless’ Russian aggression

"The Ukrainian people chose a democratic and European path in 1991. They took to the Maidan to defend that choice in 2013, and unfortunately ever since you have faced relentless aggression from Moscow," Blinken said, referring to Ukraine's trajectory since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Gun Control Debate

National Politics

Big voting bill faces defeat as 2 Dems won’t stop filibuster

The Democratic senators, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona and Joe Manchin of West Virginia, face strong criticism from Black leaders and civil rights organizations for failing to take on what the critics call the “Jim Crow filibuster.”