Economics

Mongolian PM quits in COVID-19 hospital treatment scandal

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Mongolia's prime minister has resigned following a protest over a hospital's treatment of a new mother who tested positive for the...
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Biden Poised to Freeze Oil and Coal Leasing on Federal Land

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden is poised to suspend the sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, which accounts for about 10% of U.S. supplies, according to four people familiar with...
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Kremlin Misread Navalny's Resolve to Fight, Even from Prison

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Russian officials were convinced opposition leader Alexey Navalny wouldn't come back.
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Beshear to co-chair bipartisan national task force on COVID-19 economic recovery

Beshear to co-chair bipartisan national task force on COVID-19 economic recovery

7 hours ago   |   WLKY

Gov. Andy Beshear has been chosen to help lead a national task force that will offer guidance to states on economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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'These last 4 years have tested our faith in our government.' Emails show how Biden appointees greeted traumatized employees at 5 federal agencies

'These last 4 years have tested our faith in our government.' Emails show how Biden appointees greeted traumatized employees at 5 federal agencies

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When Obama appointee Jenn Jones left her job at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in late 2016, she was worried about what the following...
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Biden Aide to Appeal on Stimulus to Bipartisan Group

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden's top economic adviser, Brian Deese, plans to meet with a bipartisan group of lawmakers in coming days to discuss the administration's Covid-19 relief plan...
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China Echoes Biden's Call for ‘Unity' in Bid to Reset Relations

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China said it hoped Joe Biden would “be successful in governing” and called for unity in a bid to reset relations with the U.S., the day after leveling last-minute sanctions on...
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The Corrupt, the Clueless and Joe Biden

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Unity is a fine goal, but don't expect much cooperation.
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Population Growth: The Ironic Vexer

Population Growth: The Ironic Vexer

8 hours ago   |   Steady State

By Brian Czech In a world of vexing issues-and our topic this week is certainly that-population growth might just be the most ironic. That's because it should be among the...
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Economic incentives approved for new Pinehurst Resort Hotel

Economic incentives approved for new Pinehurst Resort Hotel

9 hours ago   |   WRAL

On Tuesday, county and village leaders approved economic incentive agreements for the new hotel, greenlighting the proposed $16.2 million capital investment
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7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

During a Thursday hearing, Pete Buttigieg suggested that the Department of Transportation could help in rebuilding the economy. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - causing the comedian, for a second time, to nix scheduled shows because of the bug. Chappelle has not yet... Read more ...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has died after a battle with cancer

Country music singer Randy Parton, brother to Dolly Parton, has died after a battle with cancer. Read more ...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement for Doug Pederson

The former Colts offensive coordinator may not have seemed like an obvious hire, but there are many reasons to think he's an ideal hire fit to replace Doug Pederson in... Read more ...

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a trade to send troubled forward Kevin Porter Jr. to the Houston Rockets for a future draft pick, a person familiar with the... Read more ...

Woman accused of helping steal Nancy Pelosi's laptop freed from jail

Woman accused of helping steal Nancy Pelosi's laptop freed from jail

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Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

President Joe Biden has revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians rejected as political propaganda. Read more ...