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House Votes To Expand Legal Safeguards For LGBTQ+ People

The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation’s labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.

POLITICAL WRAP: U.S. COVID Deaths Nearing 500,000; Texas Power Grid

Another grim milestone nearing, as the U.S. prepares to reach 500,000 COVID deaths. And a week of no power for many in the Lone Star State. While Texas is the only state to have its own power grid, what are the vulnerabilities for North Carolina and the rest of the country?

New Legislation Would Protect Drivers Who Hit Protestors

When massive demonstrations against racial injustice erupted across the nation last summer, protesters used an increasingly common tactic to draw attention to their cause: swarming out onto major roads to temporarily paralyze traffic.

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