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Travel Group Urges White House, Congress to Take Steps to Boost Industry
Travel Group Urges White House, Congress to Take Steps to Boost Industry
2023-02-02 18:44:05
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The travel industry has made progress in recovering from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic, but a full recovery won’t be achieved until the last COVID restrictions are lifted, including restrictions on travel from China, representatives of the... Read More

Think Tanks
Officials Wary of Aid Fatigue for Ukrainian Refugees

WASHINGTON — As a full year closes in on what Russia calls its special military operation in Ukraine, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that over 7.8 million Ukrainian refugees have fled to neighboring countries and over 65... Read More

Biden Travels to Philadelphia Bearing $500M for Water Upgrades

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Friday afternoon to announce $500 million has been allocated to... Read More

2023-02-03 15:53:32
National Enquirer, Caught in 'Catch-and-Kill' Scandal, Sold

The National Enquirer, the scandal-plagued tabloid that engaged in “catch-and-kill” practices to bury stories about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, has... Read More

2023-02-06 16:15:12
DeSantis Eyes 2024 From Afar as GOP Rivals Move Toward Runs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may be months away from publicly declaring his presidential intentions, but his potential... Read More

2023-02-03 15:52:18

Abortion

Abortion
Anti-Abortion Activists Aim to Sway GOP White House Hopefuls
2023-02-01 17:03:43
by Home

CHICAGO (AP) — Emboldened anti-abortion activists are looking to the 2024 presidential election as an opportunity to solidify their influence over the Republican Party. Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, the most influential group in the anti-abortion movement, is telling each potential GOP... Read More

Oversight

Oversight
Comer Determined to Advance Inquiries Into Bidens, White House
2023-02-03 18:17:02
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Speaking before the National Press Club this week, House Oversight Chair James Comer, R-Ky., said his panel is determined to press investigations into President Joe Biden and his family to ensure they did not illegally profit from relationships... Read More

In The News

In The News
Administration Moves to Expand Birth Control Coverage Under ACA
2023-01-31 20:07:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Women whose employers opted out of covering contraceptives under their health insurance plans on religious grounds could regain no-cost access to birth control under new rules proposed by the Biden administration. If implemented, the rules, which were announced... Read More

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2023-01-31 21:42:25
by Tom Ramstack
Trump Sues Washington Post Editor for Audiobook About His Presidency

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming $50 million in damages because of recordings from... Read More

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming $50 million in damages because of recordings from interviews that Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward released in an audiobook. Trump admits he consented to giving taped interviews to... Read More

2023-02-01 16:56:32
by Home
Connecticut May Exonerate Accused Witches Centuries Later

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Decades before the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts, Alse Young was killed at the gallows in Connecticut,... Read More

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Decades before the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts, Alse Young was killed at the gallows in Connecticut, becoming the first person on record to be executed in the American colonies for witchcraft. The Windsor town clerk registered... Read More

2023-01-31 21:44:03
by TWN Staff
Marburg Vaccine Shows Promising Results in First-In-Human Study

WASHINGTON — An experimental vaccine against Marburg virus, a member of the Ebola virus family that causes death in a... Read More

WASHINGTON — An experimental vaccine against Marburg virus, a member of the Ebola virus family that causes death in a large proportion of infected individuals, proved safe and induced an immune response in a small, first-in-human clinical trial. The findings... Read More

2023-01-30 15:16:40
by Dan McCue
ExxonMobil Affiliate to Invest $560M in Massive Renewable Diesel Facility

IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil affiliate, Imperial Oil Ltd., is investing roughly $560 million to move forward with construction of the... Read More

IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil affiliate, Imperial Oil Ltd., is investing roughly $560 million to move forward with construction of the largest renewable diesel facility in Canada.  According to a statement issued by ExxonMobil, the project at Imperial’s Strathcona refinery is... Read More

2023-01-31 15:55:00
by Dan McCue
Grosvenor Captivates With Tales of 50 Years at National Geographic

WASHINGTON — After years of dividing his days between publishing and daredevilry, Gilbert M. Grosvenor thought his number might finally... Read More

WASHINGTON — After years of dividing his days between publishing and daredevilry, Gilbert M. Grosvenor thought his number might finally be up. A fifth-generation member of the family that founded the National Geographic Society (his great-grandfather was Alexander Graham Bell),... Read More

2023-01-30 15:07:30
by Dan McCue
Hydrogen Production Hub Proposed for US Gulf Coast

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Chevron is among the founders of a new consortium that has proposed developing a large-scale hydrogen... Read More

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Chevron is among the founders of a new consortium that has proposed developing a large-scale hydrogen hub on the U.S. Gulf Coast. According to a press release on the multinational energy company’s website, the project will... Read More

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