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California Gov. Newsom signs law to replace term 'alien' with 'noncitizen' or 'immigrant'

California passed laws in 2015 and 2016 to remove the term from the state’s labor and education code. But the new law removes it from additional state codes.
Image: Gavin Newsom
Image: Gavin Newsom
3h ago

Congress has given up on police reform. Both sides agree about what went wrong.

Lawmakers had been on the cusp of the deal but couldn't get it across the finish line after political pressures took over.
Image: Chicago Police officers look on near Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's home as people protest the March 29th shooting and killing of 13 year-old Adam Toledo by a Chicago Police officer on April 16, 2021.
Image: Chicago Police officers look on near Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's home as people protest the March 29th shooting and killing of 13 year-old Adam Toledo by a Chicago Police officer on April 16, 2021.

Biden likely won't shield Trump records from Jan. 6 investigators, White House says

Biden "concluded that it would not be appropriate to assert executive privilege" on Trump's behalf, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
Image: Donald Trump
Image: Donald Trump

Iran remains ready to return to nuclear talks 'very soon,' says new Iranian foreign minister

In an extended version of an interview that ran on NBC Nightly News and Andrea Mitchell Reports, Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian talks about the possibility of a prisoner swap, the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and how sanctions on Tehran are a “negative sign.”
Iran remains ready to return to nuclear talks 'very soon,' says new Iranian foreign minister
Iran remains ready to return to nuclear talks 'very soon,' says new Iranian foreign minister

GOP-backed election review confirms Biden won Arizona

A Republican-backed review of the election in Arizona done by a group called Cyber Ninjas once again confirmed that President Joe Biden won the state. NBC News’ Jane Timm looks at some of the conspiracy theories around the review. 
GOP-backed election review confirms Biden won Arizona
GOP-backed election review confirms Biden won Arizona

Biden under pressure as House prepares to vote on infrastructure bill

Top House Democrats announced that they’ll hold a vote on President Biden’s infrastructure bill next week, but key details remain unresolved. The critical test follows a string of setbacks for the president.
Biden under pressure as House prepares to vote on infrastructure bill
Biden under pressure as House prepares to vote on infrastructure bill

One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister

NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell speaks with Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in an exclusive interview. He says Iran is ready to resume negotiations, but the Biden administration sent a “negative sign” by “piling up new sanctions” against Iran.
One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister
One-on-one with Iran’s new foreign minister

House bill protecting abortion rights would set regulations at federal level

The House passed legislation that would codify abortion rights protections amid threats to Roe v. Wade from a Texas law banning most abortions and a wave of restrictions in other states. The bill aims to set abortion regulations at the federal level, but is unlikely to pass in the Senate.
House bill protecting abortion rights would set regulations at federal level
House bill protecting abortion rights would set regulations at federal level

Migrants have been cleared from under Del Rio bridge, Mayorkas says

Of the 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants who arrived at the border in recent days, 2,000 have been sent back to Haiti and 12,400 face immigration proceedings in the U.S.
Migrants await to be processed along the Del Rio International Bridge on Sept. 19, 2021, and the area after it was cleared on Sept. 24.
Migrants await to be processed along the Del Rio International Bridge on Sept. 19, 2021, and the area after it was cleared on Sept. 24.

Moments before Kamala Harris interview, 'The View' announces two hosts tested positive for Covid

Harris wound up doing a remote interview from a different studio inside ABC building.
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1d ago

Biden admin sends 'negative sign' by keeping sanctions on Tehran, says new Iranian foreign minister

Iran’s foreign minister says his government will return to nuclear talks “very soon” after it finishes a review of previous negotiations.
Image: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian during an interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC News on Sept. 23, 2021.
Image: Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian during an interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC News on Sept. 23, 2021.