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$1.9T American Rescue Plan Saved U.S. From Economic Disaster: Janet Yellen

7 days ago   |   Newsweek

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen referred to the American Rescue Plan as "the biggest investment we've made since Eisenhower built the Interstate."
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Janet Yellen says in MLK Day speech that the US economy has 'never worked fairly for Black Americans'

9 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington on September 30, 2021. Al Drago/Pool/Reuters Janet Yellen said on Monday...
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On MLK Day, Janet Yellen Says U.S. Economy Is Unfair To Black People

On MLK Day, Janet Yellen Says U.S. Economy Is Unfair To Black People

9 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

“There is still much more work Treasury needs to do to narrow the racial wealth divide,” the treasury secretary said.
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Yellen: US economy has ‘never worked fairly for Black Americans'

9 days ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Secretary of the US Treasury highlights the racial wealth gap in MLK day speech.
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N.Y.'s rent moratorium ends Saturday; Gov. Hochul, NYC Mayor Adams ask for more federal COVID funds

13 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

As the end of the state's eviction moratorium nears, Hochul joined fellow governors Thursday to call on U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to make more federal pandemic funds...
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The Case for Reparations for Afghanistan

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

Since Kabul fell to the Taliban in August, Afghanistan's economy and banking system have been in freefall. More than half its population is facing food insecurity , including...
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Why Janet Yellen's Signature Is Not on U.S. Currency

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Until a new treasurer is selected, currency will continue to bear the autograph of former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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Biden signs bill hiking US borrowing limit by $2.5 trillion

1 month ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a bill raising the nation's borrowing limit by $2.5 trillion, avoiding a potentially catastrophic default and resolving the...
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Schumer on Debt Ceiling Raise: Americans 'Can Breathe Easy'

Schumer on Debt Ceiling Raise: Americans 'Can Breathe Easy'

1 month ago   |   Newser

President Biden has a new bill on his desk to sign. The legislation provides for a $2.5 trillion increase in the debt ceiling, bringing that number to $31.4 trillion and...
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Congress sends Biden $2.5T debt limit hike, avoiding default

1 month ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - Congress averted a catastrophic debt default early Wednesday morning after Democratic majorities in both chambers voted to send a $2.5 trillion increase in the...
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Challenge to Indiana University vaccine mandate nixed again

Challenge to Indiana University vaccine mandate nixed again

A federal appeals court is letting Indiana University keep its COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students in place, dealing another legal blow to a lawsuit challenging it. Read more ...

Moderna vaccinates first participant in phase 2 trial of Omicron-specific...

Moderna vaccinates first participant in phase 2 trial of Omicron-specific booster as study finds that antibodies fall 6-fold over 6 months

A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine and syringes sit prepared at a pop up vaccine clinic at the Jewish Community Center on April 16, 2021 in the Staten Island borough of New... Read more ...

Virus Outbreak Germany

Virus Outbreak Germany

German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach attends a debate about a vaccination mandate at the parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. Read more ...

Leaders announce federal law to protect transit workers from assault

Leaders announce federal law to protect transit workers from assault

Federal lawmakers on Wednesday announced new measures to protect transit employees while on the job. Read more ...

Fox News Host Dan Bongino Permanently Banned From YouTube

Fox News Host Dan Bongino Permanently Banned From YouTube

The conservative commentator was previously suspended for violating the platform's COVID-19 misinformation policy. Read more ...

Are you worried about inflation or a falling stock market shrinking your...

Are you worried about inflation or a falling stock market shrinking your savings?

NPR wants to know how you're being affected by falling stock values or the rising price of gas, food and utilities. Read more ...

Hospitalizations vs. Case Counts: What Covid-19 numbers matter most?

Hospitalizations vs. Case Counts: What Covid-19 numbers matter most?

A new digital tool allows you to report at-home test results to Douglas County Health Department. Read more ...

Lala Kent on sex with ex Randall Emmett: ‘I couldn't wait for it to be over'

Lala Kent on sex with ex Randall Emmett: ‘I couldn't wait for it to be over'

"I've been sober for over three years, and I had the same partner," the "Vanderpump Rules" star said on the latest episode of her "Give Them Lala" podcast. Read more ...

Rep. Steve Scalise rips ‘defund police' movement, says cops why he's still alive

Rep. Steve Scalise rips ‘defund police' movement, says cops why he's still alive

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise had strong words for the “defund the police" movement, recalling how officers helped save his life during a 2017 mass shooting by a left-wing... Read more ...

Bill Cosby's spokesperson blasts tell-all with strongly-worded defense

Bill Cosby's spokesperson blasts tell-all with strongly-worded defense

Showtime docuseries a "PR hack," spokesperson says. Read more ...