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Study Finds People Want More Than Watchdogs for Journalists
2021-04-14 14:25:26
by Home

NEW YORK (AP) — A study of the public's attitude toward the press reveals that distrust goes deeper than partisanship and down to how journalists define their very mission. In short: Americans want more than a watchdog. The study, released... Read More

Arts

Spoleto Festival USA Resuming In Charleson
Arts
Spoleto Festival USA Resuming In Charleson
2021-04-13 18:56:54
by Dan McCue

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston, S.C., is known for many things.  Southern charm.  Restaurants. Idyllic, Sun-soaked days. Being home to one of the nation’s busiest and most successful ports. But perhaps nothing brings more visitors to the city and the surrounding... Read More

Infrastructure

Are Biden’s Plans for Electric Vehicles Worth the Money?
Infrastructure
Are Biden’s Plans for Electric Vehicles Worth the Money?
2021-04-14 20:12:29
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON - On Monday, Biden held an infrastructure meeting to work on a compromise between the Democrats and Republicans, but representatives like David Price, D-N.C., told reporters that, “the main obstacle for a bipartisan deal is how to pay for... Read More

Travel

U.S. Airline Struggles Continue a Year After Onset of Pandemic
Travel
U.S. Airline Struggles Continue a Year After Onset of Pandemic
2021-04-13 18:08:10
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON - U.S. airlines carried 61% fewer passengers in February 2021 than in February 2020, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Transportation Department. The analysis, which was carried out by the department's Bureau of Transportation Statistics, suggests airlines serving... Read More

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Boeing Resumes 787 Dreamliner Deliveries
Aviation
Boeing Resumes 787 Dreamliner Deliveries
2021-04-13 15:01:55
by TWN Staff

Boeing's massive aircraft assembly facility in North Charleston, S.C. has resumed deliveries of the aerospace giant's 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, after the discovery of structural flaws in some of the planes led to five months of engineering analysis and inspection... Read More

Maryland Enacts Sweeping Reforms to Make Police More Accountable
In The States
Maryland Enacts Sweeping Reforms to Make Police More Accountable
2021-04-13 13:18:38
by Tom Ramstack

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland's General Assembly on Saturday enacted the nation’s most sweeping police reform legislation to make officers more accountable to the public. The new rules place more restrictions on use of force and no-knock warrants. Other provisions require... Read More

Biden's Budget Request Revives Foreign Aid
Foreign Affairs
Biden's Budget Request Revives Foreign Aid
2021-04-14 20:24:07
by Daniel Mollenkamp

WASHINGTON- President Joseph Biden's discretionary budget request for the fiscal year 2022 includes significant increases to foreign assistance, reversing the trend of the last four years. Although foreign assistance represents a small part of the overall American budget, it came... Read More

Enhanced Risk of PTSD for Frontline Health Workers
Mental Health
Enhanced Risk of PTSD for Frontline Health Workers
2021-04-13 12:36:10
by Alexa Hornbeck

A new study, led by University of Utah Health scientists, suggests that more than half of doctors, nurses, and emergency responders involved in COVID-19 care could be at risk for one or more mental health problems, including acute traumatic stress,... Read More

U.S. Looks To Support Clean Infrastructure In India, Bangladesh
Geopolitics
U.S. Looks To Support Clean Infrastructure In India, Bangladesh
2021-04-12 23:11:22
by Daniel Mollenkamp

Last week and over the weekend, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry met with officials from the governments of India and Bangladesh to talk about strategies for improving climate resilience and adapting to climate change. Kerry emphasized recent... Read More

Unintended Consequencs of Sex Trafficking Laws
Cybersecurity
Unintended Consequencs of Sex Trafficking Laws
2021-04-12 23:07:27
by Victoria Turner

The two federal laws governing sex trafficking online have disproportionately harmed more sex workers than saved victims of human trafficking, said Danielle Borrelli, operations coordinator at the California Cybersecurity Institute, today at a Lincoln Network event moderated by Alexiaa Jordan.  ... Read More

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