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Joe Biden’s pick to lead the C.I.A. receives bipartisan praise, calls Russia “threat”; Berkeley passes police reform – February 24, 2021

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.

  • President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the C.I.A. receives bipartisan praise, pledges independence, calls Russia a threat.
  • House to vote on $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill Friday with no Republican support.
  • Nominee to lead Department of Interior, Deb Haaland, faces 2nd day of Republican scrutiny at hearing.
  • Protesters blockade entrance to Endbridge Line 3 oil pipeline in Minnesota.
  • Protests erupt in New York over decision not to charge police in Daniel Prude’s death.
  • Berkeley passes police reform; Oakland activists assess recommendations for police reform.
  • California lawmakers call for extension of emergency 10-day paid sick leave.
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