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Study: Wildfires produced up to half of pollution in US West

Wildfire smoke accounted for up to half of all health-damaging small particle air pollution in the western U.S. in recent years as warming temperatures fueled more destructive blazes, according to a study released Monday

Nation

Judge halts 1st US execution of female inmate in 67 years

"Mrs. Montgomery has brain damage and severe mental illness that was exacerbated by the lifetime of sexual torture she suffered at the hands of caretakers," Henry said.

Ireland to apologize for abuses in unwed mothers’ homes

The final report of an inquiry into the mother-and-baby homes is to be published Tuesday. Prime Minister Micheal Martin is expected to apologize on behalf of the Irish state later in the week.

House urges Pence to help oust Trump; impeachment next

The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming impeachment itself for the "tremendous anger" in America

SIEGE ON THE US CAPITOL

THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

The Trump White House

National Biz

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry’s enters the pet food business

The venerable Vermont ice cream company said Monday it's introducing a line of frozen dog treats, its first foray into the lucrative pet food market. Doggie Desserts, sold in 4-ounce cups, go on sale in U.S. groceries and pet stores later this month

Obituaries

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

Gun Control Debate

Denver police use red flag law to seize guns over threats...

Denver police used a relatively new state law to get a court order in November to seize the firearms of a man who allegedly threatened to kill Colorado's attorney general and other officials last year, according to court records

National Politics