GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert apologizes to Muslims for Ilhan Omar remarks
DENVER (AP) Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday for using anti-Muslim language in describing a recent encounter she had with Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.
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Interior report calls on Biden to raise costs of oil and gas drilling on federal land
The Interior Department on Friday recommended that the Biden administration consider raising royalty rates for oil and gas drilling leasing on federal lands, a move aimed partly at addressing climate change even as the White House also grapples with high gas prices and inflation. In an 18-page . . .
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Biden orders travel ban on South Africa, other countries due to variant
The Biden administration said Friday it is restricting travel from South Africa and seven other countries because of fears about a new coronavirus variant with mutations that could make it more powerful against humans. A senior administration official said the ban, which takes effect Monday, was . . .
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