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The House passes a $2 trillion spending bill, but braces for changes in the Senate

The measure was delayed by an all-night speech from GOP leader Kevin McCarthy. Centrist Democrats in the Senate have raised objections to some provisions that will likely alter the House-passed bill.

Armed participants walk at a Proud Boys rally with other right-wing demonstrators in September 2020 in Portland, Ore. Far-right groups celebrated the verdict in the Rittenhouse trial. John Locher/AP hide caption

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For far-right groups, Rittenhouse's acquittal is a cause for celebration

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The House passes a $2 trillion spending bill, but braces for changes in the Senate

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Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War

Science shows a massive Marvel plot hole: Thanos couldn't have snapped with a glove

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