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House Chief Administrative Officer Issues TikTok Advisory
House Chief Administrative Officer Issues TikTok Advisory
2022-08-18 14:34:45
by Dan McCue
House Chief Administrative Officer Issues TikTok Advisory

WASHINGTON — The chief administrative officer of the House of Representatives has issued a cyberadvisory to Capitol Hill staff on... Read More

Telecom
Every State Wants ‘Internet for All’
Every State Wants ‘Internet for All’
2022-08-18 18:01:56
by Madeline Hughes
Every State Wants ‘Internet for All’

WASHINGTON — Every state, U.S. territory and Washington, D.C., has asked for a portion of the $42.45 billion set aside... Read More

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Health
Columbia University Study Reveals New Causes of Common Lymphoma
Columbia University Study Reveals New Causes of Common Lymphoma
Columbia University Study Reveals New Causes of Common Lymphoma
2022-08-18 14:28:52
by Dan McCue

NEW YORK — Cancer researchers at Columbia University in New York have found a multitude of new genetic mutations that cause a common type of lymphoma. “Our findings not only show that these mutations can contribute to diffuse large B... Read More

Technology
Report: US Watchful as EU Progresses With AI Policy
Report: US Watchful as EU Progresses With AI Policy

WASHINGTON — As the European Union moves ahead with its Artificial Intelligence Act, it’s time for American lawmakers to pay attention to potential policies, said John Soroushian, a senior associate director at the Bipartisan Policy Center.  “It’s important to pay... Read More

Fewer Americans File for Jobless Benefits Last Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market continues to stand out... Read More

2022-08-18 14:22:12
Post-Roe Differences Surface in GOP Over New Abortion Rules

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court repealed in June a woman's constitutional right to an abortion, Wisconsin's 1849 law... Read More

2022-08-18 14:13:31
Treasury, IRS Issue Guidance on New Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued new guidance Tuesday on changes to the tax credit... Read More

2022-08-18 13:25:43

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Trump CFO’s Plea Deal Could Make Him a Prosecution Witness
In The News
Trump CFO’s Plea Deal Could Make Him a Prosecution Witness
2022-08-18 13:23:59
by Home

NEW YORK (AP) — The chief financial officer of Donald Trump's company, Allen Weisselberg, is expected to plead guilty to tax violations Thursday in a deal that would require him to testify about illicit business practices at the Trump Organization, two people... Read More

Law

Appeals Court Says Judicial Workers Can Engage in Political Activities
Law
Appeals Court Says Judicial Workers Can Engage in Political Activities
2022-08-17 20:01:27
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., this week refused to allow a series of restrictions on the political activity of some judicial workers. The court’s ruling said the two workers who sued to block the restrictions... Read More

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CDC Director Calls for Agency Reorganization After External Review
In The News
CDC Director Calls for Agency Reorganization After External Review
2022-08-17 16:51:17
by Dan McCue

ATLANTA — Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is calling for a dramatic reorganization of the agency in the wake of an external review of the agency’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. In... Read More

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2022-08-17 15:56:05
by Dan McCue
Schumer Backs Nadler in Take Two of New York Primary

NEW YORK — When New Yorkers head to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 23, it will be the second time... Read More

NEW YORK — When New Yorkers head to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 23, it will be the second time in two months that they’ll be asked to vote in a crucial primary election. Once again, a drawn-out redistricting process... Read More

2022-08-17 13:31:54
by Dan McCue
As Alaskans Vote in Primary, DOJ Monitors Voting Rights Compliance

WASHINGTON — As Alaskans went to the polls on Tuesday, the Justice Department deployed monitors “in certain jurisdictions” of the... Read More

WASHINGTON — As Alaskans went to the polls on Tuesday, the Justice Department deployed monitors “in certain jurisdictions” of the state to ensure compliance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Specifically, the DOJ said in a brief press release... Read More

2022-08-17 12:29:53
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U.S. Midterms Bring Few Changes From Social Media Companies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media companies are offering few specifics as they share their plans for safeguarding the U.S.... Read More

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media companies are offering few specifics as they share their plans for safeguarding the U.S. midterm elections. Platforms like Facebook and Twitter are generally staying the course from the 2020 voting season, which was marred... Read More

2022-08-17 12:21:39
by Home
Planned Parenthood to Spend Record $50M in Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading reproductive health care provider and abortion rights advocacy organization, plans to spend... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading reproductive health care provider and abortion rights advocacy organization, plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November's midterm elections, pouring money into contests where access to abortion will be on the... Read More

2022-08-17 10:43:20
by Home
Murkowski Advances in Alaska Senate Race, Palin in House

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski advanced from her primary along with Kelly Tshibaka, her GOP... Read More

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski advanced from her primary along with Kelly Tshibaka, her GOP rival endorsed by former President Donald Trump, while another Trump-backed candidate, Republican Sarah Palin, was among the candidates bound for... Read More

2022-08-16 21:05:11
by Dan McCue
Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act in Modest White House Ceremony

WASHINGTON — Looking fresh and relaxed from a week vacationing in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, President Joe Biden returned to... Read More

WASHINGTON — Looking fresh and relaxed from a week vacationing in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, President Joe Biden returned to the White House this afternoon to sign the so-called Inflation Reduction Act and deliver on what he’s called the “final... Read More

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