As US fentanyl deaths jump, GOP casts blame at the border

Editor's note: The first part of a 2-part series on the politicization of fentanyl overdoses. The Republican takeover of the House shifted congressional oversight of the border, with GOP lawmakers using their new powers in efforts to link the fentanyl crisis to migration. Fentanyl has increased the stakes in the decades-long drug war, inflaming the...
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Hunter Biden probes put GOP under some pressure

House Oversight Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) said recently that his committee's investigations into Hunter Biden and his business transactions are just “beginning” as he seeks to create a headache for the White House as President Biden prepares to launch his reelection campaign. Comer and his committee are trying to unveil whether Biden’s son’s business dealings abroad...
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Prince Harry Makes Shock Court Appearance in Blockbuster Daily Mail Lawsuit

Toby Melville/ReutersPrince Harry made a stunning appearance at London’s High Court on Monday for the first hearing of a lawsuit accusing the publisher of the Daily Mail of phone-tapping and privacy breaches.The Duke of Sussex brought the action along with other celebrities including Elton John and actress Elizabeth Hurley against Associated Newspapers, but no one was expecting the semi-retired royal to show up at the central London court in person.The hearing on Monday will consider the initial legal arguments in the case and a judge will then decide if the case can proceed further. The media company denies the allegations.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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