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By STEVE KARNOWSKI
October 20, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Biden administration dealt a serious blow Wednesday to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, ordering a study that could lead to a 20-year ban on mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Martin Pengelly in New York
September 28, 2021
Former president says billionaires should 'pay a little bit more in taxes' to fund healthcare, childcare and the climate crisis fight
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and MATTHEW DALY
September 17, 2021
Washington (AP) -- President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world's next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks.
August 10, 2021
Obama campaigned in climate poetry and then governed in fossil fuel prose. Joe Biden may well follow in his footsteps
Science X staff
August 9, 2021
When Donald Trump became president in 2017, federal employees who lean Democratic found themselves working for an administration they didn't agree with. The same thing happened eight years earlier to Republican bureaucrats when Barack Obama took office.
August 6, 2021
Views of ads promoting COVID19 vaccines have fallen by 70 percent from May to July, an analysis by iSpot finds. Ads begin to run less frequently as more Americans get vaccinated.
By TOM KRISHER
August 6, 2021
DETROIT (AP) -- President Joe Biden wants to erase Donald Trump's rollback of automobile pollution and fuel economy standards.He proposed new rules Thursday and unveiled a nonbinding deal with most automakers to have electric, plug-in hybrid or hydrogen-electric vehicles make up half of their U.S.
Ari Natter & Keith Laing | Bloomberg
August 5, 2021
Biden will be joined at the White House Thursday by representatives of Detroit automakers and the United Automobile Workers union as he unveils an executive order establishing the goal
July 27, 2021
Nostalgia, defined as a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, has become a growing focus of research in personality and social psychology. Though it may seem counterintuitive, nostalgia has been proven to be a great motivator of future behavior. Take for example, fans of former President Barack Obama. When the 2016 election of President Donald Trump left over half of the United States' electorate reeling, it contributed to nostalgia for the days of President Obama (and his administration), even among some conservatives.
July 23, 2021
In partnership with Higher Ground, Penguin Random House announced today the October 26, 2021, global publication of RENEGADES: Born in the USA, a collection of candid, intimate, and entertaining conversations between Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen. The news was announced by Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, who acquired world rights from Deneen Howell of Williams & Connolly LLP. RENEGADES: Born in the USA chron...
July 21, 2021
A UK man faces criminal charges in connection with the major 2020 Twitter hack of several high-profile accounts including Apple, Biden, and Obama.
June 21, 2021
The Economic Times
Many economists see the recent spike as temporary. Others say they worry that higher consumer prices will persist. Jason Furman, a Harvard professor who was President Barack Obama's top economic adviser, thinks the reality is more complicated. He does, however, lean toward the higher-inflation-will-persist camp.
Mary Ann Azevedo
June 15, 2021
Ever toured an apartment and fell in love with the model unit? You're not alone. Harvard Business School grad Cameron Johnson is a former institutional real estate investor and Greystar exec turned startup founder who realized that very often, "renters would try to rent the model apartment." This got him thinking. People would love to [...]
June 3, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Iconic contemporary pop artist Burton Morris will debut his first NFT collection at www.burtonmorrisnft.com entitled The Art of Friends. The...
June 3, 2021
Commentary: Lessons learned from the activist's fight for LGBTQI equality continue to resonate powerfully.
Nicole Gaudiano and Robin Bravender
June 3, 2021
Biden regularly convenes his closest aides for "small strategy group" talks. The roster shows who's in the president's inner circle.
Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
June 2, 2021
The former president hopes alien contact could unite the Earth, but yeah, he knows people would freak out.
June 1, 2021
Obama said a confirmation of alien contact would hopefully "solidify people's sense that what we have in common is a little more important."
Naomi Oreskes, Michael E. Mann, Gernot Wagner, Don Wuebbles, Andrew Dessler, Andrea Dutton, Geoffrey Supran, Matthew Huber, Thomas Lovejoy, Ilissa Ocko, Peter C. Frumhoff, Joel Clement
June 1, 2021
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
May 26, 2021
Many of the programs to forgive student debt are riddled with flaws but new Education Department regulations will only come after a lengthy review.