Biden moves to remake the Fed

Finance Biden on Friday tapped two Black economists — Lisa Cook and Philip Jefferson — for open seats on the board. President Joe Biden announces that he is nominating Jerome Powell for a second term as Federal...

Annual Meat Conference canceled for 2022

As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to surge, the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and FMI - The Food Industry Association announced on Wednesday the cancellation of the 2022 Annual Meat Conference (AMC) “out...

Decoding what Biden health officials told Congress about Omicron

Coronavirus In contrast to previous oversight hearings on the administration’s Covid-19 response, Dems raised sharp questions and complaints on the state of the resurging pandemic. Centers for Disease Control Director Rochelle Walensky spent several minutes walking lawmakers...

Appeals court weighs revived challenge to Texas’ abortion ban

legal The court indicated it's likely to let the Texas Supreme Court rule on the ban's constitutionality, which could prolong its enforcement for months. Anti-abortion and abortion rights demonstrators rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court. | Drew...

RAs at Western Carolina University slam school for ‘being hijacked by wokeness’

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What the latest science says about how — and when — the Omicron surge...

When the ultramutated Omicron variant first surfaced in South Africa about seven weeks ago, scientists knew it would be unlike any of its coronavirus predecessors. But beyond that, they didn’t know much — about its transmissibility,...

Chicago mayor: Teachers union made us a ‘laughingstock’

Education As the Omicron variant triggers a new wave of Covid-19 cases, educators in the nation's third-largest school district voted late Tuesday to not report to work. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for...

Record-breaking ‘Jeopardy!’ champ Amy Schneider reveals she was robbed

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AT&T, Verizon reject Buttigieg’s plea to delay 5G launch amid warnings of aviation chaos

Technology The wireless carriers' rebuff is the latest step in weeks of an escalating standoff between the aviation and telecommunication sectors. Workers rebuild a cellular tower with 5G equipment for the Verizon network on Nov. 26, 2019,...

US Army remembers Betty White for her service in World War II

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