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U.S.

House passes sweeping elections reform bill and policing...

(CBS News) - The House on Wednesday passed H.R. 1, a sweeping government and elections reform bill and a key legislative priority...

Business

The Mother of All Stock-Market Bubbles

(Yahoo News) - By Warren Buffett’s criteria, current stock prices are their most overvalued at least since World War II.

Health

Texas, Mississippi lift Covid restrictions and mask mandates,...

(CNBC) - The governors of Texas and Mississippi both announced Tuesday that they are lifting mask mandates and allowing businesses...

US News

Minneapolis wanted to hire social media influencers to...

(CNN) Minneapolis had floated a plan to hire six social media influencers to help share information during the upcoming murder trial...

US News

Prisons Are Skimming Big Chucks Of Cares Act Stimulus Checks

(The Intercept) - A September court ruling promised incarcerated people their slice of the federal stimulus. Some prisons still took...

Politics

Stolen-Election Myth Fuels a G.O.P. Drive to Rewrite Rules

(NYT) - Republican legislators want big changes to the laws for elections and other aspects of governance. A fight over the ground...

Business

Texas Companies Are Forcing Employees to Use Vacation Time...

(Truth Out) - Dozens of employers in Texas are forcing their employees to dig into their vacation time to account for days they didn’t...

Business

Millions of jobs probably aren’t coming back, even after...

(WaPo) - The United States needs to invest more in retraining workers, economists warn. Businesses are planning for a future where...

Health

Big Food is feeding our snack addiction.

(USA Today) - Packaged food titans use our biology to get us to not just like their products, but to want more and more. Can't eat...

Business

US economy will need support for ‘some time’, Fed’s Powell...

(Aljazeera) - Recovery for the world’s largest economy remains ‘uneven and far from complete’, the Fed’s Jerome Powell tells Congress.

U.S.

New York Grand Jury Votes Not To Indict Rochester Officers...

(NPR) - New York Attorney General Letitia James says a grand jury voted that no charges will be filed against Rochester police officers...

US News

Why some Texas residents are ending up with $5,000 electric...

(Business Insider) - Texas residents who endured days without power during last week's winter storms are facing a new obstacle: Electricity...