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Judge Grants Injunction Against Sale of ‘Wizard of Oz’ Dress
Education
Energy Dept Launches New Solar Workforce Development Programs
2022-05-27 19:18:15
by Dan McCue
Energy Dept Launches New Solar Workforce Development Programs

WASHINGTON — The Energy Department has launched two new Solar Decathlon workforce development programs intended to extend the collegiate competition... Read More

Political News
Schrader Loses Oregon Primary After Extended Vote Count
2022-05-27 17:51:07
by Dan McCue
Schrader Loses Oregon Primary After Extended Vote Count

WASHINGTON — Seven-term Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., long a moderate voice in the House chamber, lost last Tuesday’s Democratic primary... Read More

2022 Elections
Recount Begins in Pennsylvania's GOP Primary for Senate
2022-05-27 17:04:05
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Recount Begins in Pennsylvania's GOP Primary for Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely... Read More

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Social Media
DC Attorney General Sues Meta Chief Executive for Cambridge Analytica Data Breach
DC Attorney General Sues Meta Chief Executive for Cambridge Analytica Data Breach
2022-05-27 16:50:19
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Washington, D.C.'s attorney general is suing Meta Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg over his alleged backing of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal suspected of influencing the 2016 presidential election. Cambridge Analytica, a former British political consulting firm, used data... Read More

Political News
Kitchen Table Economics Could Decide Iowa Primary, Expert Says

DES MOINES, Iowa — With Iowa’s primary election rapidly approaching its June 7 date, political analysts are wondering if the state’s large population of no-party voters will again turn the state red. Historically, Iowa’s caucuses have been a measure of... Read More

Senate Bill Seeks Stricter Scrutiny of ‘Safe’ Chemicals in Food

WASHINGTON — A bill introduced by Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., on Thursday would tighten the rules for companies seeking pre-market... Read More

2022-05-27 16:28:49
Feds Approve 416-mile Electric Transmission Line in West

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has approved construction of a 416-mile electric transmission cable stretching from southwest Wyoming through Colorado... Read More

2022-05-27 15:56:27
Vineyard Wind Wraps Work for Summer at Coastal Site

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — With the arrival of Memorial Day weekend, Vineyard Wind, the joint venture erecting an 800-MW wind... Read More

2022-05-27 15:54:10

Supreme Court

Supreme Court
High Court Declines to Block Biden Greenhouse Gas Policy
2022-05-27 14:01:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to block a Biden administration policy that directs federal agencies to assess the societal costs of greenhouse gases as part of their decision-making processes. As is their custom, the justices did not... Read More

Agriculture

Agriculture
Minnesota Ag Omnibus Bill Aims to Address Multiple Challenges
2022-05-27 13:16:49
by Dan McCue

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed an agriculture omnibus bill into law on Thursday that provides relief to farmers for drought and other climate change related challenges, while also investing in broadband and a wide range of... Read More

U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate
Senate GOP Blocks Domestic Terrorism Bill, Gun Policy Debate
2022-05-27 11:56:08
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats’ first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun... Read More

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2022-05-26 22:07:06
by Tom Ramstack
Mobile Homes Advocated to Congress as Remedy to Lack of Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON — Many of the problems for low-income persons seeking affordable housing would disappear if the government encouraged more ownership... Read More

WASHINGTON — Many of the problems for low-income persons seeking affordable housing would disappear if the government encouraged more ownership of manufactured homes, according to industry advocates who testified to Congress Thursday. Manufactured homes can cost half as much as... Read More

2022-05-26 21:04:53
by Reece Nations
Texas State Bar Seeks Discipline Against AG Paxton for Election Lawsuit 

DALLAS, Texas — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had barely any time to celebrate his primary election runoff victory before... Read More

DALLAS, Texas — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had barely any time to celebrate his primary election runoff victory before dealing with his latest predicament. The State Bar of Texas filed a petition on Wednesday seeking discipline against Paxton for... Read More

2022-05-26 20:28:10
by Madeline Hughes
Twitter Fined $150M for Using Emails, Phone Numbers for Targeted Advertising

WASHINGTON — Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million fine in a settlement reached with the Department of Justice... Read More

WASHINGTON — Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million fine in a settlement reached with the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission for improperly using users’ email addresses and phone numbers for targeted advertising, according to a... Read More

2022-05-26 20:22:48
by Madeline Hughes
Internet for All Should Include Formerly Incarcerated

WASHINGTON — With billions of dollars flowing from the federal government into every state and community to provide internet for... Read More

WASHINGTON — With billions of dollars flowing from the federal government into every state and community to provide internet for all, government officials have been instructed: Leave no one behind. That includes formerly incarcerated people who are reintegrating into society.... Read More

2022-05-26 14:01:43
by Home
Davos Ends With Germany Pushing Global Work on Climate, War

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes Thursday for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war, while dozens of... Read More

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes Thursday for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war, while dozens of climate activists demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos as a meeting of global elites ended with many words but... Read More

2022-05-26 13:45:15
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'Trump is in the Past': Mounting Losses Show Limits of Power

WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — Donald Trump opened May by lifting a trailing Senate candidate in Ohio to the Republican nomination, seemingly cementing the former... Read More

WOODSTOCK, Ga. (AP) — Donald Trump opened May by lifting a trailing Senate candidate in Ohio to the Republican nomination, seemingly cementing the former president's kingmaker status before another possible White House run. He's ending the month, however, stinging from a string of defeats that suggest... Read More

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