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FBI raid on Rep. Henry Cuellar's Texas home, office said to be tied to Azerbaijan

Investigators were also looking at a group of U.S. businessmen with connections to the former Soviet republic, an official said.
Image: Henry Cuellar
Image: Henry Cuellar

Supreme Court declined to order Texas abortion case back to the original judge

The Supreme Court declined to order the Texas abortion case back to the original trial judge for further proceedings for a second time. NBC News’ justice correspondent Pete Williams reports on the most restrictive abortion law in the country known as S.B.8. 
Supreme Court declined to order Texas abortion case back to the original judge
Supreme Court declined to order Texas abortion case back to the original judge

Trump's filing cabinets and Post-It notes: New York AG details new areas of interest in company probe

New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking to gather more evidence in her multiyear investigation into the Trump Organization.
Former President Donald Trump speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC on July 11, 2021 in Dallas, Texas.
Former President Donald Trump speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC on July 11, 2021 in Dallas, Texas.

Top U.S. diplomat tries to clarify U.S., allied stance after Biden’s remarks on Russia

In a speech in Berlin, the secretary of state said it was Russia that threatens peace in Europe, not Ukraine or NATO: “Whose troops are surrounding whom?”
Secretary of State Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State speaks in Berlin on Jan. 20, 2022.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State speaks in Berlin on Jan. 20, 2022.
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I Am Vanessa Guillén Act brings 'historic' military reform as calls for justice persist

As a new law adds protections for victims of sexual violence, the mother of the slain Fort Hood soldier hopes to "learn the truth of what happened" to her daughter.
Image: Candles and flowers decorate a makeshift memorial for Vanessa Guillen on Aug. 14, 2020, in Houston.
Image: Candles and flowers decorate a makeshift memorial for Vanessa Guillen on Aug. 14, 2020, in Houston.

'Their pain is real': Blinken defends diplomats after CIA casts doubt on Havana Syndrome

“Our colleagues are reporting real experiences and are suffering real symptoms,” Blinken said in a letter to State Department staff members.
Image: U.S. Secretary of State Blinken in Berlin
Image: U.S. Secretary of State Blinken in Berlin

Federal inspectors allege Covid testing firm didn't put patients' names on specimens

The Minnesota attorney general has sued Center for Covid Control, alleging it “failed to deliver test results, or delivered test results that were falsified or inaccurate.”
Image: People gather outside a Center for Covid Control testing site in Calif.
Image: People gather outside a Center for Covid Control testing site in Calif.
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'There are no minor incursions': Biden's candid Putin predictions criticized in Kyiv and beyond

The president sought to clarify his position on Thursday, saying that any Russian troop movement into Ukraine will be seen as an invasion.
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Image: US-POLITICS-BIDEN

White House journalists reflect on President Biden’s first year

It has been a year since President Biden took office, now he looks ahead to his second year addressing Covid-19, the economy and his legislative agenda. NBC News’ Hallie Jackson is joined by NBC’s White House Unit Director Stacey Klein, White House Correspondent Mike Memoli, and Chief White House Correspondent Kristen Welker to discuss what this past year has been like on camera and behind the scenes. 
White House journalists reflect on President Biden’s first year
White House journalists reflect on President Biden’s first year

White House on defense after Biden press conference

President Biden is now trying to clarify comments made during his news conference on what punishment Russia would face if it invaded Ukraine. As Biden marks one year in office, a new NBC News poll finds his approval rating is 43 percent.
White House on defense after Biden press conference
White House on defense after Biden press conference

White House chief of staff on Biden’s Russia-Ukraine comments, pandemic handling

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain tells Lester Holt that President Biden has “made his views very clear to President Putin” following Biden’s comments on a potential Russian incursion in Ukraine during a news conference on Wednesday. 
White House chief of staff on Biden’s Russia-Ukraine comments, pandemic handling
White House chief of staff on Biden’s Russia-Ukraine comments, pandemic handling