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President Biden addresses the situation in Afghanistan on Thursday at the White House. He insisted a Taliban takeover of the country is not inevitable and expressed confidence in Afghan security forces. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

President Biden Defends Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Despite Resurgent Taliban

As security conditions deteriorate in Afghanistan, President Biden is defending his decision to pull U.S. troops out of America’s longest-running war. Biden announced the decision in April, and he insisted Thursday that he will stick to it, even as the consequences of that withdrawal become more and more stark. Continue Reading President Biden Defends Decision To Pull U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Despite Resurgent Taliban

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In need of workers, a Domino's franchise in Washington, D.C., is offering a sign-on bonus for all positions. CREDIT: Andrea Hsu/NPR

A $500 Sign-On Bonus To Deliver Pizzas? Here’s What To Know About Hiring Incentives

With a record 9.3 million jobs open in the U.S. as of April, and a workforce in no hurry to get back to work, a growing number of employers are looking to hiring bonuses to fill their ranks. Long a tradition on Wall Street, sign-on bonuses are rare in low-wage work such as fast food, warehousing and food delivery. Now, as the economy has picked up, hiring bonuses are everywhere. Continue Reading A $500 Sign-On Bonus To Deliver Pizzas? Here’s What To Know About Hiring Incentives

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Electioneers greet voters outside the Hamilton County Government Center

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Believe Democracy Is Under Threat, But For Different Reasons

Ahead of the first Fourth of July since an attack on the Capitol, fueled by baseless claims of voter fraud, and as several GOP-led states work now to enact stricter voting rules, majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents express worry about the health of democracy. Continue Reading Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Believe Democracy Is Under Threat, But For Different Reasons

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