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When Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches a rocket, it lands its booster back on a pad, thus saving hundreds of millions of dollars — and maybe lives, as well.
When Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches a rocket, it lands its booster back on a pad, thus saving hundreds of millions of dollars — and maybe lives, as well.
 
There comes a time in every child's life when they begin to assert their autonomy and freedom from the shackles of their upbringing: classic teenage rebellion!
There comes a time in every child's life when they begin to assert their autonomy and freedom from the shackles of their upbringing: classic teenage rebellion!
 
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki claimed during Monday’s press conference that she couldn’t speak to the ongoing court case involving Kyle Rittenhouse but then immediately followed that statement by saying that President Joe Biden opposes “vigilantes patrolling our communities with assault guns
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki claimed during Monday’s press conference that she couldn’t speak to the ongoing court case involving Kyle Rittenhouse but then immediately followed that statement by saying that President Joe Biden opposes “vigilantes patrolling our communities with assault guns
 
Local Government Commission also OKs School, Other Government Building Funding
 
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against the City of St. Louis on Thursday that would stop city officials from using taxpayer-funded resources — like the American Rescue Plan Act — to pay for abortions, including travel expenses and other costs to terminate pregnancies.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against the City of St. Louis on Thursday that would stop city officials from using taxpayer-funded resources — like the American Rescue Plan Act — to pay for abortions, including travel expenses and other costs to terminate pregnancies.
 
China’s aggressive response to Pelosi’s visit emphasizes the need for the U.S. to produce its own semiconductors
China’s aggressive response to Pelosi’s visit emphasizes the need for the U.S. to produce its own semiconductors
 
Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis encouraged attendees at the Sunshine Summit’s Victory Dinner to rely on God’s protection as they battled against the political left.
Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis encouraged attendees at the Sunshine Summit’s Victory Dinner to rely on God’s protection as they battled against the political left.
 
RALEIGH: Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined Dominion Energy CEO Robert M. Blue to observe Dominion Energy wind turbines off the coast of Virginia and addressed the third North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies (NC TOWERS) meeting in Elizabeth City.
RALEIGH: Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined Dominion Energy CEO Robert M. Blue to observe Dominion Energy wind turbines off the coast of Virginia and addressed the third North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies (NC TOWERS) meeting in Elizabeth City.
 
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki laughed during an interview this week when pressed on Vice President Kamala Harris’ very low approval rating, which one recent poll put at a dismal 28%.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki laughed during an interview this week when pressed on Vice President Kamala Harris’ very low approval rating, which one recent poll put at a dismal 28%.
 
Today, the White House and U.S. Department of Treasury are hosting a White House Summit on Building Lasting Eviction Prevention Reform.
Today, the White House and U.S. Department of Treasury are hosting a White House Summit on Building Lasting Eviction Prevention Reform.
 
A group of GOP attorneys general urged Google in a letter not to censor search results in such a way that women would be blocked from seeing results directing them to pro-life pregnancy care centers.
A group of GOP attorneys general urged Google in a letter not to censor search results in such a way that women would be blocked from seeing results directing them to pro-life pregnancy care centers.
 
Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX) blasted New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) for appearing to suggest the governor is a coward for sending migrants by bus to Washington, D.C.
Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX) blasted New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) for appearing to suggest the governor is a coward for sending migrants by bus to Washington, D.C.
 
DoD is Falling Behind on Providing Safe Housing to Service Members and Conducting Proper Oversight Military Housing Readiness Council Act Would Create Council in DoD Serving as Focal Point for Safe Military Housing
DoD is Falling Behind on Providing Safe Housing to Service Members and Conducting Proper Oversight Military Housing Readiness Council Act Would Create Council in DoD Serving as Focal Point for Safe Military Housing
 
Far-left Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) faced backlash on Friday for claiming that the judge, jury, and defendant Kyle Rittenhouse were all white supremacists following the jury declaring that Rittenhouse was not guilty on all counts stemming from him shooting three men during a riot last year in Kenosha.
Far-left Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) faced backlash on Friday for claiming that the judge, jury, and defendant Kyle Rittenhouse were all white supremacists following the jury declaring that Rittenhouse was not guilty on all counts stemming from him shooting three men during a riot last year in Kenosha.
 
David Nash Crisp, age 40, a resident of Washington, NC died Sunday, July 31, 2022.
David Nash Crisp, age 40, a resident of Washington, NC died Sunday, July 31, 2022.
 
China launched the first of two remaining modules on Sunday needed to complete its first permanent orbiting space station.
China launched the first of two remaining modules on Sunday needed to complete its first permanent orbiting space station.
 
After finding herself unnecessarily upset about a thoughtful critique from her husband regarding her shoe collection and a dearth of closet space, dutiful wife Clarissa Zwygart was able to calm down after her husband wisely counseled her to calm down.
After finding herself unnecessarily upset about a thoughtful critique from her husband regarding her shoe collection and a dearth of closet space, dutiful wife Clarissa Zwygart was able to calm down after her husband wisely counseled her to calm down.
 
Two Americans died while fighting for Ukraine in the eastern region of Donbas, according to the State Department.
Two Americans died while fighting for Ukraine in the eastern region of Donbas, according to the State Department.
 
Legislative leaders and Leandro plaintiffs offer contrasting arguments to the N.C. Supreme Court in the latest stage of the long-running education funding lawsuit.
Legislative leaders and Leandro plaintiffs offer contrasting arguments to the N.C. Supreme Court in the latest stage of the long-running education funding lawsuit.
 
California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom was slammed on Friday afternoon over his remarks on the outcome of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.
California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom was slammed on Friday afternoon over his remarks on the outcome of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.
 
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that the U.S. economy is not necessarily headed for a recession even if the gross domestic product experiences two consecutive quarters of decline.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that the U.S. economy is not necessarily headed for a recession even if the gross domestic product experiences two consecutive quarters of decline.
 
Singer-songwriter Demi Lovato declared herself nonbinary and adopted the use of "they/them" pronouns last year, and has made waves again this week by adopting the "she/her" pronouns that she originally had. According to sources, she made this decision when her car's tire went flat
Singer-songwriter Demi Lovato declared herself nonbinary and adopted the use of "they/them" pronouns last year, and has made waves again this week by adopting the "she/her" pronouns that she originally had. According to sources, she made this decision when her car's tire went flat
 
Climate activist and former Democratic Vice President Al Gore on Sunday said “climate deniers” were comparable to the police officers who failed to act during the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Climate activist and former Democratic Vice President Al Gore on Sunday said “climate deniers” were comparable to the police officers who failed to act during the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
 
Owners of an Alamance County speedway can move forward with a lawsuit against the state's top health official. The suit stems from a COVID-19 shutdown order.
Owners of an Alamance County speedway can move forward with a lawsuit against the state's top health official. The suit stems from a COVID-19 shutdown order.
 
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told CBS News on Sunday that he does not support a full boycott of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing because it would punish U.S. athletes who have trained for years to be able to compete in the games and because the U.S. needs to “kick their commie a**es.”
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told CBS News on Sunday that he does not support a full boycott of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing because it would punish U.S. athletes who have trained for years to be able to compete in the games and because the U.S. needs to “kick their commie a**es.”
 
While we can never fully repay the enormous debt we owe to those who have worn the uniform, today, the United States Congress took important action to meet this sacred obligation.
While we can never fully repay the enormous debt we owe to those who have worn the uniform, today, the United States Congress took important action to meet this sacred obligation.
 
The United States government announced that it would be sending another round of foreign aid worth $270 million to Ukraine on Friday to help the war-torn nation defeat Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The United States government announced that it would be sending another round of foreign aid worth $270 million to Ukraine on Friday to help the war-torn nation defeat Russian President Vladimir Putin.
 
After living a life of poverty famously dedicated to evangelization, Saint Anthony asked God today what on earth he did to now deserve an eternity of looking around for people's keys and cell phones.
After living a life of poverty famously dedicated to evangelization, Saint Anthony asked God today what on earth he did to now deserve an eternity of looking around for people's keys and cell phones.
 
Devastating flash floods throughout eastern Kentucky have left eight residents dead, dozens of homes submerged in water, and others completely swept away from their foundations as Governor Andy Beshear (D) declared Thursday a state of emergency while the death toll rises.
Devastating flash floods throughout eastern Kentucky have left eight residents dead, dozens of homes submerged in water, and others completely swept away from their foundations as Governor Andy Beshear (D) declared Thursday a state of emergency while the death toll rises.
 
Inflation is at 9.1%, the economy is in a recession, and after a year of back and forth, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) agreed to a massive tax and spending bill.
Inflation is at 9.1%, the economy is in a recession, and after a year of back and forth, Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) agreed to a massive tax and spending bill.
 
Texas Democrat Robert Francis O’Rourke, commonly referred to as “Beto,” told CNN during an interview on Sunday that he wants to pursue gun confiscation if he is elected to be the state’s next governor, and he refused to say that he wanted President Joe Biden to campaign for him in the state.
Texas Democrat Robert Francis O’Rourke, commonly referred to as “Beto,” told CNN during an interview on Sunday that he wants to pursue gun confiscation if he is elected to be the state’s next governor, and he refused to say that he wanted President Joe Biden to campaign for him in the state.
 
Government spending solves so many problems! It must solve problems, right? Otherwise, they wouldn't keep doing it!
Government spending solves so many problems! It must solve problems, right? Otherwise, they wouldn't keep doing it!
 
Firefighters were powerless to respond after a wind turbine in Texas was struck by lightning and caught fire Friday.
Firefighters were powerless to respond after a wind turbine in Texas was struck by lightning and caught fire Friday.
 
Today, the White House released updated fact sheets highlighting how President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure is delivering results for all 50 states, territories, the District of Columbia, and Tribal communities.
Today, the White House released updated fact sheets highlighting how President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure is delivering results for all 50 states, territories, the District of Columbia, and Tribal communities.
 
A Maryland woman told police that she shot her husband at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington D.C. Thursday because she heard that he had allegedly molested children at the daycare she runs near Baltimore, according to an arrest affidavit filed in a D.C. court.
A Maryland woman told police that she shot her husband at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington D.C. Thursday because she heard that he had allegedly molested children at the daycare she runs near Baltimore, according to an arrest affidavit filed in a D.C. court.
 
Raleigh and Asheville were named in Livability.com's Top 20 Places to Live, based in part on ease of remote work.
Raleigh and Asheville were named in Livability.com's Top 20 Places to Live, based in part on ease of remote work.
 
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said on Sunday that he is blocking some of President Joe Biden’s nominees from being confirmed in the Senate because Biden is weak in dealing with America’s enemies.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said on Sunday that he is blocking some of President Joe Biden’s nominees from being confirmed in the Senate because Biden is weak in dealing with America’s enemies.
 
Why does it seem we are willing to talk ourselves into a recession?
Why does it seem we are willing to talk ourselves into a recession?
 
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