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Sep
16
Inflation Dips Only Slightly in August while Mortgage Rates Exceed 6% in a First Since 2008

Inflation Dips Only Slightly in August while Mortgage Rates Exceed 6% in a First Since 2008

According to last month's Consumer Price Index report, inflation remains high at 8.3% as mortgage rates move above 6% for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis.
3 min read
Sep
16
President Biden Announces New Steps in Cancer Moonshot Initiative on Anniversary of JFK's Famous Speech

President Biden Announces New Steps in Cancer Moonshot Initiative on Anniversary of JFK's Famous Speech

The Biden administration's Cancer Moonshot initiative expands on the 60th anniversary of President Kennedy's historic call to put a man on the moon.
3 min read
Sep
16
Podcast Companion - September 17th

Podcast Companion - September 17th

Our guide to the week's best news podcasts.
1 min read
Sep
09
Britain and World Mourn the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Britain and World Mourn the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

The United Kingdom and the world remember Britain's longest-serving monarch who died at the age of 96 after a 70-year reign.
6 min read
Sep
09
Liz Truss Becomes UK's New Prime Minister

Liz Truss Becomes UK's New Prime Minister

With the resignation of Boris Johnson, Conservative party leader, Liz Truss, becomes Britain's newest prime minister, its fourth in six years.
3 min read
Sep
09
Justice Department Appeals Decision by Federal Judge to Grant Special Master Request

Justice Department Appeals Decision by Federal Judge to Grant Special Master Request

Hindered in its investigation into Trump's possession of classified documents and amid the intelligence community's ongoing damage assessment, the DOJ appeals judge Cannon's decision to appoint a special master to examine the seized documents.
3 min read
Sep
09
Jan. 6: Oath Keepers Membership Revealed, Founder Banned from Public Office, and Steve Bannon Charged with Fraud

Jan. 6: Oath Keepers Membership Revealed, Founder Banned from Public Office, and Steve Bannon Charged with Fraud

Membership rolls show public officials and police officers are involved with a far-right militia, the Cowboys for Trump founder is barred from holding public office, and Steve Bannon is charged with fraud in New York state.
3 min read
Sep
09
Juul Agrees to Pay $438.5 Million in Underage Vaping Settlement

Juul Agrees to Pay $438.5 Million in Underage Vaping Settlement

Accused of targeting young people with its products, the e-cigarette maker settles a multi-million dollar lawsuit that includes 33 states and Puerto Rico.
3 min read
Sep
09
Barack and Michelle Obama's Portraits Unveiled during White House Ceremony

Barack and Michelle Obama's Portraits Unveiled during White House Ceremony

Traditionally unveiled during their successor's first term, the Obama's official portraits are finally revealed during a ceremony at the White House.
3 min read
Sep
09
Podcast Companion - September 10th

Podcast Companion - September 10th

Our guide to the week's best news podcasts.
2 min read