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What Trump's Declassified Asia Strategy May Mean For U.S.-China Relations Under Biden

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| Critics say by publicly releasing the document, the Trump administration was trying to bind the Biden administration to its own policies, while confirming China's worst fears about U.S. intentions.

Parents With Disabilities Face Extra Hurdles With Kids' Remote Schooling

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Parents with disabilities often face extra issues with remote learning. A deaf mom whose first language is American Sign Language is navigating the challenge of monitoring her hearing child's work.

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USAGM Chief Fires Trump Allies Over Radio Free Europe And Other Networks

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The acting head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media fired the presidents and boards over three not-for-profit international networks who were appointed by an ally of former President Trump.

Twitter Bans Account Linked To Iran's Supreme Leader

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An image that seems to threaten former President Donald Trump has prompted Twitter to deactivate an account linked to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The image also appears on Khameini's website.

Refugee Resettlement Coordinator Is Hopeful For What Comes Next Under Biden

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Corine Dehabey runs a group that helps resettle refugees in Toledo, Ohio. She says her organization is "hopeful" and "excited" about Biden's plan to raise the number of refugees allowed into the U.S.

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Biden Administration Tables Trump's Citizenship Data Request For Redistricting

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Trump officials had directed the Census Bureau to use government records to produce data that a GOP strategist said would be "advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites" during redistricting.

U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Takes Effect, Without The U.S. And Others

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"For the first time in history, nuclear weapons are going to be illegal in international law," says Elayne Whyte, who oversaw the treaty's creation.

Germany Expected To Put Right-Wing AfD Under Surveillance For Violating Constitution

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Germany's Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution has wrapped up a two-year investigation into the Alternative for Germany. The party's far-right branch is already under surveillance.

She Resisted Getting Her Kids The Usual Vaccines. Then The Pandemic Hit.

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Lydia, a mother of three in Canada, was opposed getting her kids vaccinated against childhood diseases. The pandemic led her out of that movement. Getting there was a years-long search for answers.

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