Even if a Senate-passed bill providing $52 billion in subsidies for the chip industry becomes law, the United States will still face stiff global competition to attract factories that make the cutting-edge technology.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has recommended in a private report that President Biden restore full protections to Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante and a huge marine reserve off New England. The move would preserve more than 4 million acres of federal lands and waters.
While the move would mark another turning point in the transition out of the pandemic, it could also bring an end to provisions that have, for months, protected residents from some of the economic fallout of widespread lockdowns.
The incident, which was caught in viral videos, left four teenagers arrested, authorities said. But the videos left many critics questioning whether police needed to use such force over a vaping ordinance.