US finds Russia poisoned Navalny, joins EU in sanctions



The Biden administration imposed a raft of sanctions on Russian officials and entities in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.

The actions — taken in coordination with the European Union, which also unveiled sanctions — represent the first significant move against Moscow since Joe Biden became President.

The Treasury Department sanctioned seven senior Russian government officials: two of President Vladimir Putin’s deputy chiefs of staff, two Russian defense ministers, the Russian prosecutor general, the director of the Federal Penitentiary Service and the head of Russia’s security services, the FSB. In addition, the State Department sanctioned the FSB as an entity, a designation that department spokesperson Ned Price said “speaks to where we believe culpability lies.”

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Raskin reveals heartbreaking, personal story about Capitol riot



During former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) reflected on the loss of his son and how his family joined him at the Capitol on January 6 to be together during a time of grieving, not knowing they would all be put in danger by the mob riot and insurrection.

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Self-described 'straight guy from Oklahoma' tricks out truck for Pride



When Cody Barlow missed the Pride parade in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the closest celebration to his rural Oklahoma town — he found another way to be an LGBTQ ally. Using duct tape and mailbox letters, he decorated the tailgate of his 1991 Chevrolet Silverado with a rainbow pride flag and a message: “Not all country boys are bigots… Happy Pride Month.”

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