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Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a joint session of Congress

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a joint session of Congress

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to President Joe Biden's speech before Congress on April 28. Biden is planning to make his...
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Southwest Is Back In The Black. American & Alaska Still In The Red. But They All Point To Rising Travel Demand

12 hours ago   |   Forbes

Payments authorized by Congress to keep U.S. airlines from laying off more than 100,000 employees because of Covid-19's impacts remains critical to airlines' modestly improving...
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'Use Your Common Sense': Greta Thunberg Slams Congress For Subsidizing Fossil Fuels On Earth Day

12 hours ago   |   Forbes

“The fact we are still having this discussion, and even more that we are still subsidizing fossil fuels directly or indirectly using taxpayer money, is a disgrace.”
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House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives passed a bill along party lines on Thursday that would make Washington, DC the nation's 51st state. The legislation, known...
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Sending 4th and 5th stimulus checks could keep 12 million Americans out of poverty, report finds

Sending 4th and 5th stimulus checks could keep 12 million Americans out of poverty, report finds

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Americans have received three stimulus payments from the government, and a new report finds that sending...
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The US military is turning to special operators to fend off Russian and Chinese influence in its neighborhood

The US military is turning to special operators to fend off Russian and Chinese influence in its neighborhood

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In recent testimony to Congress, US military leaders made an alarming statement: China and Russia have been using information operations to shape local...
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Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

18 hours ago   |   Politico   |   9 articles

President Joe Biden pledged Thursday to slash U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases in at least half by 2030 - an ambitious target that will require retooling the world's largest...
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Editorial: D.C. pols hold firmly to hypocritical oath

19 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Our elected leaders on Capitol Hill have painted themselves into a hyperpartisan corner, and we're all the worse for it. The House on Tuesday rejected a Republican resolution...
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House votes 350-71 passing legislation limiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia, in response to 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi

House votes 350-71 passing legislation limiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia, in response to 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The US House of representatives voted 350-71 to pass a measure that would restrict US arms sales to Saudi Arabia in response to the 2018 killing of Saudi...
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'We're all afraid' of Google and Apple, app makers tell Congress

1 day ago   |   CNBC

Match Group's chief legal officer accused Google of calling to threaten the company the day before the hearing.
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Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax...

Dow tumbles 322 points after Biden plans to nearly double capital-gains tax for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement US stocks staged a sharp reversal and moved lower in Thursday afternoon trades following a Bloomberg report that President Biden is considering nearly... Read more ...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a...

Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to Biden's speech before a joint session of Congress

Summary List Placement South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott will deliver the GOP response to President Joe Biden's speech before Congress on April 28. Biden is planning to make his... Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a...

Marjorie Taylor-Greene wants Green New Deal debate with AOC after taking a week to read ‘14 page communist manifesto'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene claims she will debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the proposed Green New Deal, but was ridiculed for seemingly taking a week to read the “14... Read more ...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third...

The scientist behind Pfizer's vaccine says people will likely need a third COVID-19 shot along with yearly doses

Summary List Placement People are likely going to need a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and then annual shots, similar to the seasonal flu, said the scientist behind the... Read more ...

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

House passes bill giving Washington, DC statehood

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives passed a bill along party lines on Thursday that would make Washington, DC the nation's 51st state. The legislation, known... Read more ...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after...

Russia suddenly says it's pulling back troops from Ukraine's borders after weeks of tensions and fears of an invasion

Summary List Placement Russia on Thursday abruptly announced it's pulling troops back from Ukraine's borders, just one day after President Vladimir Putin warned that anyone who... Read more ...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and...

The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

Summary List Placement The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't seem to pose any serious risk during pregnancy, according to a preliminary study using data from the US... Read more ...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller...

A SPAC backed by an LA Dodgers co-owner will take online ticket reseller Vivid Seats public at a $2 billion valuation

Summary List Placement A blank check company backed by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly announced Thursday that it is taking online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats... Read more ...