House committee schedules 2nd hearing on oil and gas industry’s role in climate disinformation

House committee schedules 2nd hearing on oil and gas industry’s role in climate disinformation

This post was originally published on this siteThe House Oversight Committee on Thursday issued its second round of appearance requests to the oil and gas industry in an investigation into the role it has played in the spread of climate disinformation.

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U.S., Russia meet at ‘critical moment’ in push to stop Putin invading Ukraine

U.S., Russia meet at ‘critical moment’ in push to stop Putin invading Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteTop diplomats from the United States and Russia will meet on Friday for critical talks as a weeks-long standoff over Ukraine has left the country’s future in peril.

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White House launches hotline for free Covid tests as omicron drives demand

White House launches hotline for free Covid tests as omicron drives demand

This post was originally published on this siteThe administration said it will prioritize orders from communities that have been hit hardest by the pandemic.

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Biden will tout $20 billion Intel factory as part of effort to address semiconductor shortages

Biden will tout $20 billion Intel factory as part of effort to address semiconductor shortages

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden on Friday will urge Congress to pass legislation strengthening research and development and manufacturing for supply chains to address global semiconductor shortages, the White House tells CNN.

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Microsoft Gambles on Troubled Activision, But Risks Are Likely Manageable

Microsoft Gambles on Troubled Activision, But Risks Are Likely Manageable

This post was originally published on this siteMicrosoft in its planned purchase of Activision Blizzard will take on a company with a troubled reputation surrounding its workplace culture, but the risks stemming from those problems are far from insurmountable, deals experts said.

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Families are in distress after the first month without the expanded child tax credit

Families are in distress after the first month without the expanded child tax credit

This post was originally published on this site January is the first month since July 2021 that more than 36 million families in the U.S. did not receive money from the expanded child tax credit program. For some, the consequences are already dire. (Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Klain under scrutiny as Biden struggles

Klain under scrutiny as Biden struggles

This post was originally published on this siteAs the president rounds out his first year in office with multiple setbacks in his agenda and a sinking approval rating, some blame his chief of staff.

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Bipartisan Senate group hits the gas on modest election overhaul bill

Bipartisan Senate group hits the gas on modest election overhaul bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe lawmakers, who plan to meet by Zoom next week, are discussing changes to the Electoral Count Act and ways to protect election officials from threats.

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Intel to Invest at Least $20 Billion in U.S. Chip-Making Facility

Intel to Invest at Least $20 Billion in U.S. Chip-Making Facility

This post was originally published on this siteIntel plans to invest at least $20 billion in new chip-making capacity in Ohio, bolstering its semiconductor production ambitions as greater demand for digital products and a global chip shortage have amplified the need for more manufacturing.

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Lawmakers condemn Mitch McConnell after he says Black people vote as much as ‘Americans’

Lawmakers condemn Mitch McConnell after he says Black people vote as much as ‘Americans’

Lawmakers condemn Mitch McConnell after he says Black people vote as much as ‘Americans’

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