The energy sector has stripped redundancy out of its systems, at the risk of leaving customers in the lurch when things go wrong. The result: long lines at gas stations, as well as power outages in Texas in February and in California last summer.
The president's infrastructure plan includes $45 billion to remove more than 6 million lead-pipe service lines across the country. Even small communities like Newburgh, N.Y., need major federal funds to complete the work.
China's space program joins NASA as the only agencies to have rovers on the Red Planet. The Tianwen-1 spacecraft, launched from the Chinese province of Hainan in July, has been orbiting Mars since February while looking for potential landing sites.
In a country where millions of Americans including the former president insist that a fair election was stolen, it’s not clear that anything related to civics can be noncontroversial. The bill is trying, partly by making clear that the federal government will not make curriculum decisions.
A ruling on whether to dismiss manslaughter charges against two U.S. Park Police officers for the 2017 fatal shooting of Bijan Ghaisar could lead to further appeals and set precedent in the prosecution of federal officers by state prosecutors.
The reserve attackman had a position in commercial real estate set to begin once he graduated last year. But the pandemic ended the season, squashed his tournament dream and forced him to reevaluate what came next.