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May 13 2014
The U.S. is considering relaxing regulations that ban the export of crude oil as domestic production grows and the quality of some of the crude produced in the country isn't suitable for refining locally, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said.Wall Street Journal (News)
Jul 01 2021
The number of Americans filing first-time claims for jobless aid fell to another pandemic-era low last week, with 364,000 people applying for unemployment benefits. That's a drop of 51,000 from the previous week, the Labor Department said Thursday.
"After two upside surprises, claims have dropped to a new cycle low, but only just — the previous low was [374,000] three weeks ago," IanCBS News (Online)
Apr 12 2021
The Knoxville Police Department in Tennessee on Monday said that one man died after officers responded to a report of "a male subject who was possibly armed" inside Austin-East Magnet High School.
Where it stands: A KPD officer was struck at least once and is being treated for injuries that are not expected to be life-threatening. Another man was detained for investigation and there areAxios
Oct 25 2021
“Consider a country where a leader is elected in a free and fair election and then sets about chipping away slowly but surely at the pillars of democracy," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a recent speech in Ecuador . "Now, imagine that leader then seeks to use the levers of democracy to pass anti-democratic reforms — eliminating term limits, packing courts, firing legislators. That’sWashington Examiner
Oct 15 2014
Tom Steyer’s dark money special interest group, NextGen Climate, knows Democrats can’t win this election on the issues this year—especially not on Steyer’s radical anti-energy agenda. So they have a new plan: suppress the Republican vote.Fox News (Online News)
Oct 24 2013
The contractors who've been under fire for weeks because the Obamacare website debacle finally get their chance to respond to questions of who's to blame onWednesday at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing.CNN (Online News)
Oct 15 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit said Thursday it will allow Texas’s heartbeat abortion law, which allows private citizens to sue providers who perform abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, to remain in effect while it considers an appeal of a judge’s order blocking the new law.
The court issued a 2–1 order siding with the state of Texas, refusing the JusticeNational Review (News)
Jun 08 2021
The Department of Justice on Monday touted the recovery of $2.3 million — about half — of the ransom that was collected by hackers in the Colonial Pipeline attack last month. Experts say it was a surprising outcome to an increasingly frequent and severe crime.
"Ransomware is very seldom recovered," said April Falcon Doss, executive director of the Institute for Technology Law and PolicyNPR (Online News)
Sep 22 2021
Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.
Haitians have been freed on a “very, very large scale” in recent days, according to one U.S. official who put the figure in the thousands. TheAssociated Press
Nov 18 2021
Democracy doesn’t work unless citizens make it work. This not only means showing up to vote but also helping operate and administer the key institutions in a democratic society — such as schools, polling places, and local health agencies.
Yet over the course of the past year and a half, the Americans who do this critical work — mostly anonymous individuals motivated by a sense of civicVox