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Chaos in House Rolls On: ‘I’m Never Getting Sworn In, Am I?’

Chaos in House Rolls On: ‘I’m Never Getting Sworn In, Am I?’

WASHINGTON — What passed for business as usual in Congress, at least if you go back 164 years, crawled along…
Republicans’ Internecine Conflict Is Mirrored in Conservative Media

Republicans’ Internecine Conflict Is Mirrored in Conservative Media

National Review has called the House leadership votes “an embarrassing spectacle.” Others have cheered it on.
How a Texas Border City Is Shaping the Future of Global Trade

How a Texas Border City Is Shaping the Future of Global Trade

The teeming warehouses carved into the desert surrounding Laredo, Texas, attest to an explosion of trade between the United States…
A Breach at LastPass Has Password Lessons for Us All

A Breach at LastPass Has Password Lessons for Us All

The hacking of the password manager should make us reassess whether to trust companies to store our sensitive data in…
U.S. Moves to Bar Noncompete Agreements in Labor Contracts

U.S. Moves to Bar Noncompete Agreements in Labor Contracts

A sweeping proposal by the Federal Trade Commission would block companies from limiting their employees’ ability to work for a…
La guerra de Rusia en Ucrania empeora la escasez y la hambruna mundial

La guerra de Rusia en Ucrania empeora la escasez y la hambruna mundial

Moscú bloquea la mayoría de las exportaciones de Ucrania, uno de los mayores productores de trigo del mundo, y sus…
Kevin McCarthy’s Business Ties Complicate His Rise to Power

Kevin McCarthy’s Business Ties Complicate His Rise to Power

To land the House speaker position, the California Republican will have to win over opponents who question his ties to…
Floods Show California’s Climate Dilemma: Fight the Water, or Pull Back?

Floods Show California’s Climate Dilemma: Fight the Water, or Pull Back?

As global warming brings more intense rainfall, experts say the state needs to give rivers more room to flood safely.…
Amazon Expands Corporate Layoffs to 18,000 Jobs

Amazon Expands Corporate Layoffs to 18,000 Jobs

The layoffs will focus on human resources and its retail division, Amazon’s chief executive said in an email to employees.
Fed Officials Fretted That Markets Would Misread Rate Slowdown

Fed Officials Fretted That Markets Would Misread Rate Slowdown

Central bankers remained committed to wrestling inflation lower, and wanted to make sure investors understood that message, minutes from its…
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