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Boston mayoral preliminary

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Michelle Wu

Michelle Wu

33.4%35,888 votes

Annissa Essaibi George

Annissa Essaibi George

22.5%24,186 votes

Andrea Campbell
19.7%21,221 votesKim Janey
19.5%20,946 votesJohn Barros
3.2%3,436 votes

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The U.S. Capitol stands behind security fencing on September 17, 2021 in Washington, DC.

Washington once more on alert ahead of rally celebrating Jan. 6 rioters

Federal and local law enforcement stressed they would not to be caught unaware this time around, erecting barricades around the Capitol and providing ample security ahead of time.

An US drone flew over Kabul's airport last month.

Pentagon says deadly August drone strike in Kabul mistakenly killed civilians

The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley.

Calls to China were ‘perfectly’ within scope of job, Milley says

In his first public comments on the conversations, General Mark Milley said such calls are “routine” and were done "to reassure both allies and adversaries in this case in order to ensure strategic stability.”

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Boston City Hall.

The phrases you’ll hear repeated over and over in the remaining weeks of Boston’s mayoral election

Now that the election is a choice between two candidates instead of five, Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George are expected to try to highlight their differences.

In this July 17, 2020, file photo, the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration, The Associated Press has learned.

Justice Department reviewing policies on transgender inmates

The federal Bureau of Prisons’ policies for transgender inmates were thrust into the spotlight this week after a leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group — who is transgender — was sentenced to 53 years in prison for masterminding the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque

Look Ahead America sponsor Matt Braynard, center.

Organizer of Saturday rally looks to rewrite Jan. 6 history

Matt Braynard and his group, Look Ahead America, are using his newfound platform and resources to present an alternate history of the US Capitol attack that was meant to stop Congress from certifying President Biden's victory, rebranding those who were charged as “political prisoners.”

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Budget bill reopens moderate vs. progressive divide for Dems

Democrats are taking vastly different approaches to guiding the massive $3.5 trillion spending bill through Congress.

Representative Mike Kelly, Republican of Pennsylvania, used an iceberg to illustrate his warning to the House Ways and Means Committee of the danger of increasing the debt limit.

Republicans rediscover fiscal austerity with Biden in the White House

In Congress, Republicans are adamant they won’t vote to increase the national debt limit, which must be raised this fall or risk a first-ever default on federal bonds.