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As Republicans start investigating Biden, the White House war room is ready to fight

House Republicans are investigating everything from the Biden administration's withdrawal from Afghanistan to the business dealings of the president's son. Here's how the White House is gearing up.

Middle East

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A farmer checks wheat ripeness on a field in Donetsk region, Ukraine, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Russian hostilities in Ukraine are preventing grain from leaving the "breadbasket of the world" and making food more expensive across the globe, threatening to worsen shortages, hunger and political instability in developing countries. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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The impact of the Ukraine war on food supplies: 'It could have been so much worse'

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As Republicans start investigating Biden, the White House war room is ready to fight

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Monte Markley with his prairie falcon Storm in a field near August, Kansas. He says he fell in love with raptors as a kid because of a book and a hawk in a box. Brian Mann/NPR hide caption

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On the Kansas prairie, a master falconer develops a unique bond with birds of prey

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Federal troops block the road near Wounded Knee in March 1973. AFP/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Native Americans seized Wounded Knee 50 years ago. Here's what 1 reporter remembers

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