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On a package tonight. No one expected that in a two hour meeting, Collins is leading the GOP group, many of whom helped write the bipartisan deal that was signed into law in December. Alan says the group agreed to continue talks at the staff level and she's hopeful they can pass another relief package. Kelsey Snell NPR NEWS Washington To have President Biden's Cabinet nominees will face Senate confirmation votes today. They include Alejandro Mayorkas, the nominee to become head of the Department of Homeland Security, and Pete Buddha judge the nominee to lead the Transportation Department. If confirmed, they are expected to be sworn into office quickly. National Weather Service warns that a powerful nor'easter man Winter storm continue to punch much of the northeastern U. S. And New England. The storm's effects trail as far south as the Carolinas. New Jersey governor Phil Murphy is blunt. If you don't need to be out, go back to your house immediately. If you're in your house, don't leave your house Forecasters say some areas are getting near blizzard conditions. The worst effects are being felt from Pennsylvania to Maine. This is NPR. The Chicago public School system has delayed students returned to in person learning until Thursday. The system is an odds with the teachers union over when to reopen. Parents say they're caught in the middle from member station W be easy. Adriana Cardona McGuigan has more More than 65,000. Students in pre K through eighth grade, were hoping to go back to school in person, but the district delayed they're re opening after negotiations failed to produce a deal. Brian Griffin is with a group of parents who support in person learning. Nine months of this is exhausting and frustrating When you're in a classroom. The Children don't run out of the room. When they don't have interest in the subject. They look around and they see what their peers they're doing and re engage. Other parents say they don't dress that Chicago public schools can safely re hoping for NPR news. I am Adrianna Cardona McGuigan in Chicago. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is in a court hearing in Moscow. Russian officials accused him of breaking the terms of his probation for a suspended sentence in case he calls politically motivated. No, Mommy was immediately jailed when he recently returned to Russia. Thousands of his supporters filled the streets in Russia demanding his release in Myanmar. The political party of former de facto leader on Sans Souci has demanded her immediate release. They're also calling for the military junta to recognize her election victory last year. Who the leader is faced. Calls to be tried for war crimes against Rohingya Muslims suit chief also failed to stop crimes against her Hingas. I'm Corbett Coleman. NPR news..

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