Experts call for undoing the polluting and community-bulldozing practices of earlier national pushes, saying the president’s goals would take a level of creativity and perseverance that have failed a generation of leaders. Lawmakers are divided on the path forward.
While the 22-metric-ton booster would be among the 10 largest objects ever to reenter Earth’s atmosphere on an uncontrolled trajectory, the risk for those on the ground is very low — astronomically low, scientists say.
The Senate minority leader faulted the Biden administration for injecting trillions of dollars in stimulus spending into the U.S. economy, arguing that the recent round of one-time checks and other aid have driven up prices and deterred people from returning to work.
The pathogen’s spread also has threatened the tens of thousands of displaced people still living in squalid camps in the area, where the United Nations says that even access to water and sanitation is scarce.
The Labor Department reported 498,000 initial unemployment filings, marking the fourth week of declines as loosening business restrictions and growing vaccination numbers pull more people back into the labor market.
The New York Rangers said George Parros was unfit for his job leading the Department of Player Safety after the office fined, but did not suspend, Washington’s Tom Wilson for his role in a Monday altercation.