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From stimulus checks to larger food stamps, here's everything that's in Biden's 3rd wave of executive actions

From stimulus checks to larger food stamps, here's everything that's in Biden's 3rd wave of executive actions

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden is planning another wave of executive actions, set to address the financial struggles facing millions of Americans as the pandemic...
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Yellen nomination as Treasury secretary clears committee

43 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Senate Finance Committee approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th Treasury secretary on Friday, and supporters said...
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she's rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack

Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she's rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Second-term Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, the outspoken progressive Palestinian-American and member of the " Squad ," is leading the...
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First female veep, corporate America gets ‘woke' and MLK at 92

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

We round up the numbers from the week's biggest economic news stories so you can impress yourself and your friends.
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Biden to Sign Two Executive Orders on Covid-19 Economic Relief

1 hour ago   |   Politicus USA

President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders on Covid-19 relief that aim to provide vital economic relief to Americans weathering the economic freefall caused by the...
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Stimulus Check Update: When Could The Third Payment Arrive?

2 hours ago   |   CBS

A third stimulus check in the coming months is likely given the political and economic landscape. Democrats have taken over control of the presidency and both houses of...
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Washington chiropractor pleads guilty to $700,000 Covid relief fund scheme

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

The man submitted nine fraudulent disaster loan applications covered by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, prosecutors said.
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Japan Maintains Severe Assessment of Economy Amid Emergency

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Japan's government maintained its assessment of the economy in January, using the same terms to describe its state for the seventh straight month, amid a jump in coronavirus...
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The Most Important Number You've Never Heard Of

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Michael Greenstone, one of the minds behind the social cost of carbon, has climate policy insights for the Biden administration.
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A Year After Wuhan, There's No End in Sight

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Tomorrow is the first anniversary of the lockdown in Wuhan, when China got to grips with the outbreak of the coronavirus at its source.
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NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health...

NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health care workers

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McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

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National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

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Lloyd Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON - Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, won Senate confirmation Friday... Read more ...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Summary List Placement The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US... Read more ...

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd J. Austin, the West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, has won Senate confirmation to become the... Read more ...

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

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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 ...

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies at age 86, reports say

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies at age 86, reports say

NBC Sports is reporting that Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has died. Read more ...

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Hank Aaron, the one time MLB home run king and one of baseball's greatest players, has died, according to reports. Read more ...