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As the president-elect begins making personnel choices, the left of the Democratic Party is demanding ethics rules that would ban lobbyists and some consultants.
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Democratic senators on Tuesday pressed Facebook and Twitter over measures the social media giants are taking to combat election misinformation ahead of the Georgia Senate runoffs that will decide party control of th
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The government has sent billions to drug companies to develop a coronavirus shot but a tiny fraction of that to localities for training, record-keeping and other costs for vaccinating citizens.
President Trump said he and Vladimir Putin did not discuss reported Russian bounties for killing American troops. A new poll shows Mr. Trump and Joe Biden locked in a tight race in Georgia.
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As a United States senator, he spoke of transforming China through trade. As a presidential candidate two decades later, he denounces it as a “dictatorship.”
Harvard recently held a private meeting for executives to talk candidly about the pandemic.
An influx of newly registered voters, most of them Black, could make Joe Biden the first Democratic presidential nominee to carry the state since 1992.
Barack Obama’s memoir is landing. So is a biography of Adrienne Rich and buzzy fiction from Jo Nesbo, Nicole Krauss and Susie Yang.
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Facebook complaining about a bad policy that the company helped initiate is more than an eye-rolling joke.
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From trade and sanctions to tax policy and financial regulation, the former Fed chair will be at the center of the new administration’s agenda.
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Cody Bellinger's mammoth, seventh-inning home run unknotted a tense, tied game, and Julio Urias vanquished the vaunted Braves lineup for the final nine outs as the Dodgers came from behind yet again to reach the World Series.
Democratic senators questioned Amazon on Thursday over reports of the company’s efforts to undermine workers' rights to unionize.
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Socially distanced craft classes, virtual tango lessons, a city tour accompanied by an avatar guide: how experience companies — which now include Amazon — are adapting to the pandemic.
A lightly populated area in the critical swing state of Wisconsin serves as a microcosm for the way coronavirus politics is worsening partisan schisms across America.
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Sidney Powell, the lawyer recently distanced from the Trump campaign, on Wednesday filed typo-filled lawsuits in both Michigan and Georgia alleging election fraud.
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Trump’s lasting popularity makes it clear that our current level of polarization is not an accidental byproduct of politics.
A group of more than 30 female Democratic members of Congress, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), called on Facebook Thursday to "start doing more" to crack down on misogynistic attacks and disinformation posted on its platform that
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Facebook groups led to the rise of QAnon. We can only imagine what could happen with encryption.
Intel and Nvidia chips power a supercomputing center that tracks people in a place where government suppresses minorities, raising questions about the tech industry’s responsibility.
Uber and Lyft are celebrating a major ballot measure victory in California, and they’re looking to notch similar wins nationwide that could formalize labor classifications for gig workers.
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The government offered little explanation as to why it had stopped testing a promising coronavirus shot; an institute involved in the trial said a participant’s death was unrelated to the vaccine.
The bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday to take action to ensure telecommunications providers could begin ripping out and replaci
New look at lunar rocks suggests that the moon formed when a Mars-size rock struck Earth while it was still young and covered in molten rock.
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Facebook employees are publicly criticizing the company for not taking action against President Trump's comments on protests against police brutality in Minnesota.
Most television networks cut away from the statement President Trump gave Thursday night from the White House briefing room on the grounds that what he was saying was not true.
Since 2016, the Falun Gong-backed newspaper has used aggressive Facebook tactics and right-wing misinformation to create an anti-China, pro-Trump media empire.
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If the 2017 ad boycott — directed at Google and YouTube — is any guide, this new embargo will fall short of its objective.
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Pfizer announced positive early results from its coronavirus vaccine trial, cementing the lead in a frenzied global race that has unfolded at record-breaking speed.
There is a place for models in the public policy debate, but people, and especially the media, need to recognize their limitations — and especially their potential impact on our lives.
Demonstrations against stay-at-home orders are presenting a new challenge for Facebook in its efforts to combat misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.
The institute is the focus of speculation and conspiracy theories — some emanating from the White House — about whether the virus leaked from the facility.
Concern for the health and welfare of Defense Department personnel during the coronavirus outbreak should also apply to contractors.
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The emergency approval, ahead of the United States and the European Union, clears the way for Britain to begin mass inoculations. “Help is on its way,” one official said.
Scientists who initially warned about contaminated surfaces now say that the virus spreads primarily through inhaled droplets, and that there is little to no evidence that deep cleaning mitigates the threat indoors.
Technology alone still can’t get us out of this pandemic
The traditional real estate closings with a room full of people and stacks of documents are becoming a memory, as much of the process is now online.
Third-quarter financial results suggest that strong companies have gotten stronger and that some others are in dire straits.
Thirty years have passed since a higher education leader served as secretary of education. Given the issues that the department and our country are facing, it’s time to rectify this omission.
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If we can address the concerns of nonvoters and bring them to the voting booth, it will be a big win for our democracy.
Twitter, Facebook and YouTube remained on alert as the lack of a clear election result kept the online misinformation flowing.
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