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Does Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act do enough for climate?

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  The Inflation Reduction Act, a $430 billion bill passed by the Senate on Sunday, designed to combat climate change, lower prescription drug costs and raise some corporate …

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Last meals of some of America’s most notorious convicted criminals

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Some death row inmates aren’t just famous for their heinous crimes, but their elaborate and even odd final meals. From requests for one cup of coffee …

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American savings are dwindling on inflation worries

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  Many Americans are increasingly fearful that the economy is approaching a recession. For many, that means it’s time to start saving again. The latest MagnifyMoney …

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Here’s what Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan could look like

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  Ahead of the 2020 election, President Joe Biden made student loan forgiveness a focus of his campaign. On Wednesday, his administration moved forward with plans …

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Here’s how many people face charges for the Jan. 6 US Capitol breach

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  The first part of the January 6 Committee hearings is now finished (before continuing again in September), and has led to significant revelations regarding the build-up to …

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Are these robotic fish the secret to cleaning up our oceans?

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  One of the dangers posed by microplastic pollution in the oceans is that fish and other marine life might eat it by mistake. But could a solution to the …

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Report: Monkeypox is spreading, but mortality rates remain low

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  What started as a handful of isolated monkeypox cases in the United Kingdom has officially been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World …

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US entered a ‘technical’ recession in Q2

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  The U.S. economy entered a technical recession in the second quarter of 2022. The real GDP of the country shrunk by 0.9% in Q2 according to preliminary …

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Can this Biden bill help solve the microchip shortage?

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  U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to shortly sign into law the Chips+ bill, aimed at increasing the competitiveness of the U.S. microchip industry, alleviating …

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What issues are on voters’ minds for the US midterm elections?

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  Every month, Gallup asks U.S. adults what they think is the most important problem facing their country. In July, ‘inflation‘ was at the top of the list …

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Can Democrats keep control of the House & Senate after midterm elections?

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  The Democrats are controlling the House, the Senate and the presidency at the moment, but the midterm election coming up at the end of the …

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Marilyn Monroe still iconic influencer 60 years after death

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Marilyn Monroe died 60 years ago this week — Aug. 5, 1962, to be exact. It’s hard to imagine it was so long ago given how …

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Here’s how many Americans think Biden is responsible for rising inflation

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  Editor’s Note: Updated for July 2022.   Just under half of Americans think President Joe Biden is highly responsibility for the current inflation trend, according …

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Latest data: The state of American democracy

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  According to data compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, and further illustrated by Gregology, the United States is becoming less democratic. As our chart shows, the Democracy …

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Did Trump & Biden pave the way for older presidential candidates?

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  Joe Biden is turning 80 this year. When the 46th U.S. president was inaugurated in January of 2021, he was the oldest president in U.S. history by …

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Poll: Biden is not voters’ first choice for 2024

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  A survey among registered voters who said they participated in Democratic primaries shows that current President Joe Biden isn’t the first choice among those deciding …

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Poll: Most Americans don’t think Trump or Biden should run in 2024

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Most Americans don’t think President Joe Biden or former president Donald Trump should run for president again in 2024, according to a YouGov and The Economist …

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Are Canadians really more anti-gun than Americans?

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  As the prospects of stricter gun laws appear dim in the U.S., Canada looks set to tighten their rules following the gun massacres in Buffalo, …

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Data: Who’s actually getting abortions in the US?

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  The Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade has thrust the topic of abortion even closer to the forefront of U.S. public discourse. The right to an …

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Here’s why more people are dropping out of college

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  It’s no secret that graduating college and earning a degree is not easy, but the rewards of earning that degree have long been worth the …

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Record number of guns seized at US airports last year

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  TSA agents at U.S. airports make unusual finds every day but some truly stand out. The Transport Security Administration published its list of the most unusual items …

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John Cena surprises Ukrainian teen refuge

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Picture this. You are a mom in a war-torn country. The government recommends evacuation immediately. You have a special needs teenager who doesn’t understand why he …

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Perfectly preserved 1987 Burger King found hidden in a mall

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A decades-old time capsule was recently discovered in the most unlikely of places — a shopping mall. Local builders in Wilmington, Delaware, who were hired to …

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Report: 1,900 US military guns lost or stolen in a decade

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  The Associated Press has carried out an investigation which found that 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen over the last 10 years, some of which …

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Investment professional: Inflation may be bigger problem than thought

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  Running Out of Steam The opening paragraph of my 2022 Outlook, titled “Running into the Wind,” included this phrase: “As a runner, and one who …

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This airline is offering bunk beds, couches to economy passengers

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  For those of us looking to save money on travel expenses, buying seats in economy class for a flight can make a vacation a good deal …

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Women tried to smuggle 109 live animals in luggage

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Two Indian women were recently arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport for trying to smuggle 109 live animals found in their luggage after a routine X-ray inspection. …

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2-year-old orders 31 cheeseburgers from DoorDash

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You just can’t trust toddlers. Texas mom Kelsey Burkhalter Golden learned this the hard way. The young mother was working on the computer when her 2-year-old son, …

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Confidence in US Supreme Court sinks to new low

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  Americans’ confidence in the Supreme Court has hit record lows, according to a new poll by Gallup. Only 25 percent of U.S. respondents said they had …

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American pride hits new low

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  Americans’ pride in their country has steadily fallen since Gallup started conducting a survey on the subject in 2001. Now, national pride in the U.S. has plummeted …