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European Officials Unveil A Sweeping Plan To Tackle Climate Change

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The European Commission has proposed that new gas and diesel cars be phased out by 2035. If enacted, this could push the global auto industry to switch toward electric vehicles even faster.
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Europe Might Slap a Climate Tax on Us. Good

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The European Union Wednesday unveiled a suite of climate policies intended to cut emissions by 55 percent of 1990 levels by 2030. The plans include higher carbon prices, a bloc-wide coal phaseout and stopping the sale of fossil-fueled internal combustion engine cars by 2035. Also among its proposals-which member nations will debate in the coming weeks-is a “ carbon border adjustment mechanism ” that would impose fees on goods imported from non-EU countries with weaker climate laws. That could include the United States. Arguably, it should. How long can the U.S. continue not to pass climate...
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Some Democratic Senators Express Concern About The Budget Resolution

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Democrats have essentially no wiggle room if they want to pass their newly unveiled $3.5 trillion budget plan along party lines. And already some Democrats are voicing concerns.
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News Brief: Budget Proposal, FBI's Nassar Probe Criticized, Europe's Climate Plan

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Democratic leaders aim to sell their $3.5 trillion budget plan. DOJ watchdog says the FBI failed to properly respond to gymnasts' sex abuse allegations. The EU has a plan to tackle climate change.
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'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare...

'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare for school

Luisita Cruz raised enough money to purchase school supplies to stuff 138 backpacks for students as well as 20 bags full of supplies for teachers. Read more ...

The GOP governor of Arkansas, where vaccines are lagging and COVID-19 is...

The GOP governor of Arkansas, where vaccines are lagging and COVID-19 is surging, said it's 'disappointing' vaccines are 'political'

Summary List Placement Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday it's "disappointing" vaccines have become "political," as his state deals with a COVID-19 surge. Hutchinson, a... Read more ...

'It's not a Trump rally': Biden responds to being heckled while campaigning...

'It's not a Trump rally': Biden responds to being heckled while campaigning for former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden was heckled during a Virginia campaign appearance on Friday, brushing off the disturbance while rallying support for former Gov... Read more ...

At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden's goal to...

At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden's goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab

Summary List Placement High-profile Republicans are switching from a previous vaccine hesitant stance and now urging Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccines, as soon as... Read more ...

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump to 'accept' his election loss and...

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump to 'accept' his election loss and 'move on' ahead of Phoenix rally

Summary List Placement Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs on Friday said former President Donald Trump needed to "accept" his loss in last year's election and "move on... Read more ...

Fan-demonium: Bare-knuckle commentators stunned as rapper Blueface beats...

Fan-demonium: Bare-knuckle commentators stunned as rapper Blueface beats ring invader in huge brawl after celebrity boxing

Pundits described an "all-out war" amid wild scenes as rapper Blueface, who had just won a celebrity fight with the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, began battering a fan... Read more ...

Rep. Eric Swalwell posted a heated text exchange with Tucker Carlson and...

Rep. Eric Swalwell posted a heated text exchange with Tucker Carlson and said the Fox News host is 'losing his mind that I won't return his calls'

Summary List Placement Rep. Eric Swalwell took aim at Tucker Carlson on Twitter Friday, sharing a screenshot of a testy text exchange the two shared. Swalwell, a Democrat from... Read more ...

Vaccine mandate hasn't hurt one Raleigh business

Vaccine mandate hasn't hurt one Raleigh business

News that UNC Health and Duke University Health System will soon require all of their physicians and staff to be vaccinated against coronavirus has created a backlash from many... Read more ...

China sanctions Wilbur Ross, others in response to U.S. warnings on Hong Kong

China sanctions Wilbur Ross, others in response to U.S. warnings on Hong Kong

China imposed sanctions on former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and six others on Friday, in response to recent U.S. actions over Chinese threats to Hong Kong's autonomy. Last... Read more ...

Rental unit shortage affects ability to hire, retain talent

Rental unit shortage affects ability to hire, retain talent

The state's economy is thriving, and there are a lot of great jobs available. But it's tough to hire people if they can't find a place to live. Read more ...