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Biden set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Australia: report

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Caroline Kennedy. Marc Andrew Deley/Getty President Biden is set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Australia, per a CNN report . Kennedy served as US ambassador to...
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Buying Drugs From Canada Won't Solve America's Obscene Health Care Costs

16 days ago   |   The New Republic

In a sizable executive order released earlier this month, President Joe Biden asserted his determination to rein in prescription drug prices, higher in the United States than...
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Biden released a 19-year detainee from Guantanamo Bay whom Trump kept detained for 4 years despite being cleared for release

Biden released a 19-year detainee from Guantanamo Bay whom Trump kept detained for 4 years despite being cleared for release

16 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement The Biden administration freed its first detainee from Guatanamo Bay, two decades after he was captured, and five years after he was cleared for...
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Biden reverses Trump-era showerhead rule that sought to increase water flow

Biden reverses Trump-era showerhead rule that sought to increase water flow

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Biden administration is set to reverse a Trump-era rule that would have loosened restrictions on the water flow from showerheads, an issue that...
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Inflation Is Out Of Control In Lebanon And Venezuela. Could It Happen Here?

17 days ago   |   NPR

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Harvard professor Jason Furman, a once top economic advisor to former president Barack Obama, about inflation and the U.S. economy.
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A federal judge in Texas has ruled that DACA is unlawful

18 days ago   |   Business Insider

Advocates for immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty...
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Apple 'leads by example' on climate, says chief Lisa Jackson

Apple 'leads by example' on climate, says chief Lisa Jackson

1 month ago   |   iMore

"Business leaders have a responsibility to do right by the planet." What you need to know Lisa Jackson has given an interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger. She said that Apple...
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The feds had a plan to take on Facebook. A judge just scrambled it

The feds had a plan to take on Facebook. A judge just scrambled it

1 month ago   |   Politico

A federal judge's rejection of a major lawsuit against Facebook gave Silicon Valley's critics one reason for hope: They say it perfectly illustrates the urgency for Congress to...
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Only about 2 out of 10 people are leaving unemployment for work. It should be at least 3 out of 10, former Obama economists say

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

A car drives by a 'now hiring' sign that is posted outside of the soon-to-be-open Marin Ace Hardware store on November 30, 2011 in San Rafael, California. Justin...
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McConnell gives 'kudos' to Bill Clinton's Treasury Secretary for warning about hyperinflation

McConnell gives 'kudos' to Bill Clinton's Treasury Secretary for warning about hyperinflation

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is siding with an unlikely ally as he rails against President Joe Biden's spending plans: former Treasury...
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NYC outdoor dining a noisy, dirty ‘nightmare' for residents fighting expansion

NYC outdoor dining a noisy, dirty ‘nightmare' for residents fighting expansion

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Disney executives won't attend CinemaCon in-person as delta Covid variant...

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Yellen urges Congress to raise or suspend the debt limit by Aug. 2

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Biden job approval rating drops to 50% in Gallup poll, his lowest to date...

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Amazon's Leap Into Healthcare

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A man used AI to bring back his deceased fiancé. But the creators of the...

GPT-3 is a computer program that attempts to write like humans. Fabrizio Bensch/ Reuters A man used artificial intelligence to create a chatbot that mimicked his late... Read more ...

Biden set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador to Australia: report

Caroline Kennedy. Marc Andrew Deley/Getty President Biden is set to nominate Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Australia, per a CNN report . Kennedy served as US ambassador to... Read more ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill that bans police from posting...

California Governor Gavin Newsom at a June 2021 press conference. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill preventing police from... Read more ...

London luxury homes sell at feverish pace

Luxury homes in London sold at breakneck pace in the first half of 2021. There were 237 deals that closed above $6.8 million, according to Mansion Global. That tally was 59... Read more ...