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Aug 17 2021
The collapse of the Afghan government and return of the Taliban regime took over news media coverage in the U.S. and worldwide this week. In their coverage, news outlets often focused on the same keywords: Afghanistan, Taliban and Biden appeared most often. In other ways, reports differed in word choice from left to right. Left-rated outlets used the words women, girls, fear, and rightsAndrew Weinzierl
Nov 25 2020
Applications for unemployment benefits rose for the second week in a row last week, the latest sign that the nationwide surge in coronavirus cases is threatening to undermine the economic recovery.
More than 827,000 people filed first-time applications for state unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said Wednesday. That was up 78,000 from a week earlier, before adjustingNew York Times (News)
Jan 14 2015
Progressives deride her as cozy with Wall Street but Hillary Clinton appears to be a near-ideological equal on banking policy with Elizabeth Warren, the liberal crusader for financial reform.
That convention-busting piece of data is one of the many surprises released Wednesday from a novel political ranking system that uses public campaign finance data to plot where potential WhiteCNN (Online News)
Nov 27 2017
On Wednesday, the supreme court will consider whether the government must obtain a warrant before accessing the rich trove of data that cellphone providers collect about cellphone users’ movements. Among scholars and campaigners, there is broad agreement that the case could yield the most consequential privacy ruling in a generation.Guest Writer - Left
Feb 06 2017
Facing higher premiums, less choice and a last-minute advertising pullback, fewer people signed up for coverage this year through HealthCare.gov, according to data from a preliminary government report Friday.Fox News (Online News)
Feb 19 2021
On his Monday night CNN program, host Chris Cuomo provided an update on the biggest story of the past year. “Now, good news: When it comes to coronavirus, we’ve had the best week we’ve seen so far, in terms of getting people vaccinated. And every week since New Year’s, the rate has only improved,” said the host.
Here’s an update that he skipped: Just hours before “Cuomo Prime Time”Erik Wemple
Jul 10 2020
The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups.
The church’s haul may have reached -- or even exceeded -- $3.5 billion, making aAssociated Press
Oct 22 2020
Layoffs have remained high this fall, though the number of people receiving benefits from state programs has edged lower
New applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign of improvement for the U.S. labor market.
Weekly initial claims for jobless benefits fell by 55,000 to a seasonally adjusted 787,000 in the week ended Oct. 17, the Labor Department said ThursdayWall Street Journal (News)
Oct 22 2020
The Iranian regime is behind spoof emails sent to Americans, “designed to intimidate voters, incite social unrest, and damage President Trump,” Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said Wednesday night. He added an assurance that despite claims to the contrary in the emails, “your votes are secure.”
Ratcliffe was speaking alongside FBI Director Christopher Wray at a hastily-CNSNews.com
Feb 02 2021
Americans want Covid-19 relief fast — and they’re supportive of passing it via budget reconciliation if that’s what it takes.
According to a new poll from Vox and Data for Progress, a majority of likely voters — 64 percent — would back more coronavirus relief, even if it means approving it via budget reconciliation, rather than the standard process for advancing most bills. Typically,Vox