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Dec 23 2020
Americans who gather their news exclusively via the national media and through various social media platforms might genuinely believe that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is among the worst public officials in the country. Ever since DeSantis won a surprise victory over their preferred candidate, then proceeded to rack up astoundingly strong public approval ratings in a key battleground state,Townhall
Jul 22 2021
U.S. stock indexes were set for a subdued open on Thursday after data showed an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims, while a steady flow of positive earnings reports offered markets some support.
The Labor Department’s report showed the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased by 51,000 to a seasonally adjusted 419,000 for the week ended July 17.Reuters
Sep 28 2020
In a rare calm moment during a historically active Atlantic hurricane season, an international team of climate scientists on Monday published a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change showing that human-caused global heating is making the world's oceans more "stable"—which, as co-author Michael Mann explained, is "very bad news."
Mann, director of the Earth System Science CenterAlterNet
Jun 03 2021
A top cybersecurity official said Wednesday that ransomware attacks against critical industries in the U.S., such as those against Colonial Pipeline and JBS, have become “more brazen” and warned they are likely to continue.
Chris Butera, head of Threat Hunting for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said during a virtual summit on Wednesday that ransomware actors haveTownhall
Sep 07 2020
Despite new data released Friday by the Labor Department showing modest job gains in August, the U.S. economy has a long way to go before it regains prepandemic employment levels. The rate of job recovery has slowed significantly since June, in part due to the expiration of a raft of stimulus measures from the CARES Act in March.
Millions of Americans remain unemployed, and while someForbes
Nov 18 2020
The drugmakers Moderna and Pfizer buoyed hopes for an end to the coronavirus pandemic when they announced this month that their vaccines were 94.5 percent (Moderna) and 90 percent (Pfizer) effective at preventing Covid-19, based on preliminary results from ongoing clinical trials. Neither vaccine produced any serious safety concerns.
Pfizer’s and Moderna’s data were analyzed byNew York Times (Opinion)
Aug 13 2020
Americans across partisan, ideological, and racial lines are rethinking the country’s criminal justice system. This is entirely appropriate—and necessary. By situating decades-long trends in crime and punishment in the appropriate historical and comparative contexts, William Galston and Elizabeth McElvein hope to provide citizens and policymakers with a framework for assessing theNAACP
Aug 13 2020
Americans across partisan, ideological, and racial lines are rethinking the country’s criminal justice system. This is entirely appropriate—and necessary. By situating decades-long trends in crime and punishment in the appropriate historical and comparative contexts, William Galston and Elizabeth McElvein hope to provide citizens and policymakers with a framework for assessing theBrookings Institution
Mar 05 2021
Top aides to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo were alarmed: A report written by state health officials had just landed, and it included a count of how many nursing home residents in New York had died in the pandemic.
The number — more than 9,000 by that point in June — was not public, and the governor’s most senior aides wanted to keep it that way. They rewrote the report to take it out, accordingNew York Times (News)
Nov 17 2020
American Jews were the religious group most targeted by hate crimes in 2019, the FBI reported Monday, facing more than 60 percent of anti-religious bias incidents.
The number of anti-Semitic hate-crime incidents rose 14 percent in 2019, data from the bureau's annual hate-crime statistical report show, with police departments reporting 953 events and 1,032 victims. That is 82 moreWashington Free Beacon