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How the Computer Chip Shortage Could Incite a U.S. Conflict With China

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A war game and study by a think tank illustrate how dependent the world is on Taiwan's semiconductor foundries.
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Tesla posts record profits as its deliveries soared in 2021

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DETROIT - Tesla Inc. on Wednesday posted record fourth-quarter and full-year earnings as deliveries of its electric vehicles soared despite a global shortage of computer chips that has slowed the entire auto industry.
The Austin, Texas, company made $5.5 billion last year compared with the previous record year of $3.47 billion in net income posted in 2020. It was the electric vehicle and solar panel maker's third straight profitable year.
“There should no longer be doubt about the viability and profitability of electric vehicles,” the company said in a letter to shareholders.
Tesla made...
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Commerce Department warns that computer chip shortage could shut down factories

Commerce Department warns that computer chip shortage could shut down factories

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The U.S. supply of computer chips has fallen to alarmingly low levels, raising the prospect of factory shutdowns.
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VIDEO: Fairfield police release body camera footage of officer-involved shooting

VIDEO: Fairfield police release body camera footage of officer-involved shooting

The Fairfield Police Department has released the body camera footage of an incident where an officer shot a man who pointed a gun at him. Read more ...

New Mexicans react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

New Mexicans react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Both sides say they are still planning for the fight ahead. Read more ...

‘This decision is an attack on women': California leaders react to Roe v...

‘This decision is an attack on women': California leaders react to Roe v. Wade overturning, Newsom signs bill effective immediately

Newsom took immediate action in response to Roe v. Wade by signing a bill to protect California abortion providers on Friday. Read more ...

Juul can keep selling its vaping products in the U.S. - for now

Juul can keep selling its vaping products in the U.S. - for now

The e-cigarette maker had asked a federal appeals court to pause a ban by the Food and Drug Administration that would have required the company to immediately halt its business. Read more ...

Crews halt spread of 2 spot fires that forced evacuations in Placer County

Crews halt spread of 2 spot fires that forced evacuations in Placer County

Crews have gained control of two fires in Placer County that have led to evacuations for nearby residents Friday afternoon, according to Cal Fire, the state's fire management... Read more ...

Weather: Half & Half Weekend

Weather: Half & Half Weekend

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Kansas City metro gun store owner reacts to Congress passing gun safety bill

Kansas City metro gun store owner reacts to Congress passing gun safety bill

Steve Brackeen said that most legal gun owners are responsible people Read more ...

LIVE: Large abortion rights protest, march held in downtown Chicago

LIVE: Large abortion rights protest, march held in downtown Chicago

CHICAGO - A large abortion rights protest and march is being held Friday night in the Loop. At 5 p.m., protestors began to gather at Federal Plaza. By 6 p.m., hundreds to... Read more ...

Court temporarily blocks FDA ban on sale of Juul e-cigarettes

Court temporarily blocks FDA ban on sale of Juul e-cigarettes

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked the Food and Drug Administration's order banning the sale of Juul e-cigarettes, giving a reprieve to the company while the... Read more ...

Officials: Baby shot in head on South Side

Officials: Baby shot in head on South Side

CHICAGO - A baby was shot in the head Friday evening on the South Side. At around 6 p.m., police responded to the area of 71st and Luella on the report of a shooting. Chicago... Read more ...