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FAA to give airports $1 billion for terminals and upgrades

FAA to give airports $1 billion for terminals and upgrades

The Biden administration says it'll spend nearly $1 billion to upgrade airports around the country.

1 hr 12 mins ago
Dems want to tax high earners to protect Medicare solvency

Dems want to tax high earners to protect Medicare solvency

Senate Democrats want to boost taxes on some high earners and use the money to extend the solvency of Medicare.

1 hr 22 mins ago
Biden tells Griner's wife he's working to get her home

Biden tells Griner's wife he's working to get her home

The White House says President Joe Biden has called the wife of WNBA player Brittney Griner, who is detained in Russia, and has pledged that he is working to win her release as soon as possible.

6 hrs 41 mins ago
Juul, FDA suspend court case while e-cigarette ban on hold

Juul, FDA suspend court case while e-cigarette ban on hold

The Food and Drug Administration and Juul have agreed to put their court fight on hold while the government conducts more review of the company’s electronic cigarettes.

10 hrs 57 mins ago
Hutchinson's Jan. 6 committee testimony a television hit

Hutchinson's Jan. 6 committee testimony a television hit

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony before the Jan. 6 committee was a big hit with TV viewers.

12 hrs 57 mins ago
US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage

US, UK leaders raise fresh alarms about Chinese espionage

The FBI director and the leader of Britain’s domestic intelligence agency are raising alarms about the Chinese government, warning business leaders that Beijing is determined to steal their technology for competitive gain.

13 hrs 22 mins ago
Appeals arguments heard on immigrants brought to US as kids

Appeals arguments heard on immigrants brought to US as kids

Immigrant advocates are hoping a federal appeals court will uphold an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of immigrants brought into the United States as children.

13 hrs 52 mins ago
More flexibility proposed for student debt forgiveness

More flexibility proposed for student debt forgiveness

New rules proposed by the Biden administration on Wednesday would make it easier for borrowers to get their federal student debt forgiven through several existing programs.

14 hrs 12 mins ago
Biden in Ohio spotlights effort to rescue union pensions

Biden in Ohio spotlights effort to rescue union pensions

President Joe Biden is heading to Ohio to showcase a rule aimed at shoring up pensions for millions of workers.

14 hrs 12 mins ago
Treasury sanctions Iranian petrochemical firms tied to Asia

Treasury sanctions Iranian petrochemical firms tied to Asia

The Treasury Department said Wednesday that it has sanctioned a group of front companies and individuals tied to the sale and shipment of Iranian petroleum and petrochemical products to East Asia.

16 hrs 22 mins ago
US to diversify infant formula industry to avoid shortages

US to diversify infant formula industry to avoid shortages

The Biden administration is looking to help foreign manufacturers of baby formula stay on the U.S. market for the long term.

16 hrs 42 mins ago
Sen. Graham to fight Georgia election subpoena, lawyers say

Sen. Graham to fight Georgia election subpoena, lawyers say

Attorneys representing Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina say he intends to challenge a subpoena compelling him to testify before a special grand jury in Georgia investigating ex-President Donald Trump and his allies’ actions after the 2020 election.

17 hrs 42 mins ago
Granholm, actor Robert Downey Jr. boost clean energy jobs

Granholm, actor Robert Downey Jr. boost clean energy jobs

The Energy Department is teaming with actor Robert Downey Jr. to recruit up to 1,000 new workers focused on climate change and clean energy.

19 hrs 2 mins ago
Trump White House counsel Cipollone to testify to 1/6 panel

Trump White House counsel Cipollone to testify to 1/6 panel

Pat Cipollone, Donald Trump’s former White House counsel, has agreed to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to a person briefed on the matter.

19 hrs 7 mins ago
Biden to Ohio, spotlighting rescued pensions for millions

Biden to Ohio, spotlighting rescued pensions for millions

President Joe Biden is taking a message of shoring up workers' pensions to Ohio, hoping to reinvigorate his political standing with blue-collar voters.

19 hrs 32 mins ago

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