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Vermont: State in the northeastern United States
Vermont is a northeastern state in the New England region of the United States. It borders the states of Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, and New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. Vermont is the only state in New England that does not border the Atlantic Ocean. Vermont is the second-least-populated U.S. state and the sixth-smallest by area of the 50 U.S. states. The state capital is Montpelier, the least-populous state capital in the United States. The most-populous city, Burlington, is the least-populous city to be the most-populous city in a state.

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Barrett: 'open question' if president can pardon himself [Video]

Barrett: 'open question' if president can pardon himself

U.S. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont questioned Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett about President Donald Trump's claim he had the right to pardon himself.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
Leahy criticizes timing of Barrett's confirmation process [Video]

Leahy criticizes timing of Barrett's confirmation process

Appearing virtually for the confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat from Vermont, on Monday criticized the confirmation process of Amy..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published
How Does Ben & Jerry's Make A Million Pints Of Ice Cream A Day? [Video]

How Does Ben & Jerry's Make A Million Pints Of Ice Cream A Day?

Ben & Jerry's is the best-selling single ice cream brand in the world. It's gained a cult following thanks to classic flavors like Half Baked and Cherry Garcia. The company is on a mission to use ice..

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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez emphasized progressive causes as she seconded the presidential nomination of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders during the Democratic National Convention Tuesday..
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The federal court ruled that the Trump administration’s so-called public charge rule for green card applicants could not go into effect in New York, Connecticut and Vermont.
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A Vermont skydiver who lost his prosthetic leg during a jump has it back, thanks to a farmer who kept an eye out for it and spotted it in a soybean field. (July 29)  
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