Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Disputes over the long-elusive package to overhaul the nation’s health care, education, climate and tax laws stem in large part from the two moderate holdouts in the Senate, but Democratic leaders say they are closer to finalizing the initiative, which some lawmakers believe will cost about $1.75 trillion over 10 years.
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Poland emerged as one of the European political battlegrounds after Facebook shifted its algorithm in 2018 to reward angry and divisive messaging, according to internal Facebook documents. Now, European regulators are seeking to force greater transparency from Facebook and other tech giants.
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But climate experts question the numbers and the science Russia may pitch at the U.N. climate conference.
Downtown L.A. on Sept. 30. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
The plan to help mitigate climate change could demand extreme lifestyle changes from residents addicted to car culture and 24/7 air conditioning.
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Methane emissions are set to become a defining issue on Capitol Hill, at the EPA and at an upcoming U.N. climate summit in Scotland next week.
Across the world, the extreme weather events of 2021 have broken records and destroyed lives.
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The committee has already requested documents and communications related to John Eastman’s legal advice and analysis on how President Donald Trump could seek to overturn the election results and remain in office.
Books by Dr. Seuss at the Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library. (Getty Images)
A Texas legislator is demanding an examination of scores of politically focused books — the sort of intervention that was incorrectly alleged during the Great Dr. Seuss Debate of 2021.
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