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Sci-Fi About Overpopulation Was Way Off

3 minutes ago   |   Wired

In his new book, political reporter Matthew Yglesias imagines a future America that's revitalized itself by tripling its population.
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Yang targets vacant lots with $900 million tax plan

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Andrew Yang sees nearly $1 billion in untapped property tax revenue sitting in New York City's vacant lots. The contender for mayor announced a plan Thursday to hike taxes on...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' former aides say he treated them 'like a disposable piece of garbage'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' former aides say he treated them 'like a disposable piece of garbage'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is a rising star in the Republican Party. But many of his former staffers told Politico they felt used and abused by the MAGA...
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Michelle Obama says many Black people 'live in fear' and admits to worrying about her daughters 'every time they get in a car by themselves'

Michelle Obama says many Black people 'live in fear' and admits to worrying about her daughters 'every time they get in a car by themselves'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former first lady Michelle Obama in a new interview discussed the fear that Black Americans often experience in their everyday lives and opened up about...
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Some Republicans worry voting limits will hurt the GOP, too

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

As Republicans march ahead with their campaign to tighten voting laws in political battlegrounds, some in their party are worried the restrictions will backfire by making it...
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces she won't run for a second term

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces she won't run for a second term

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced she won't seek a second term on Thursday night, a decision that sent political shockwaves through the...
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Ahead of Harris meeting, Mexico president accuses US

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that Mexico has complained to U.S. officials about their alleged financing for an anticorruption group that he said has engaged in...
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Democrats are blowing it with their COVID messaging

Democrats are blowing it with their COVID messaging

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Conservatives, by definition , aren't big on change. But in an ironic twist, it's liberals who need to evolve - and in a hurry - when it comes to their...
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And Then There Was One: G.O.P. Defends Its Last Seat in Queens

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The party struggles to hold on in an increasingly diverse borough, even as it fights its own internal battles.
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won't seek 2nd term

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Less than a year ago she was among several political figures President Joe Biden considered to be his running mate.
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Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four people were rescued after a boat capsized Thursday night near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland Natural Resources police say. Read more ...

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Nancy Messonnier, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who was the first U.S. official to warn of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic last year... Read more ...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment benefits after April's lackluster jobs report

Summary List Placement The Chamber of Commerce called for an end to the $300-per-week federal unemployment benefit on Friday, assailing it as an obstacle to the economic... Read more ...

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

Despite bullish predictions and the recovery of the US economy, job growth slowed in April compared to a month earlier, figures released by the Labor Department show. According... Read more ...

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

NORTH UTICA, Ill. - Authorities say three people have died after a black powder device exploded along a bank of the Illinois River in the northern part of the state. First... Read more ...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and hospitality

Summary List Placement The leisure and hospitality sector was the only major industry to see a six-digit job gain between March and April. The US added just 266,000 nonfarm... Read more ...

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% in April, from 6% in March. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Experts have said that debris from China's Long March 5B rocket could fall anywhere from as far north as New York to as far south as New Zealand. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...