US Supreme Court to debate restrictions on religious advisors at executions

This post was originally published on this site The US Supreme Court will consider Tuesday a death row prisoner’s request that his pastor be allowed to touch him during his execution, a case that could determine the role of religious advisors in death chambers. John Ramirez, 37, was scheduled to be executed on September 8 […]

Federal lawyers say vaccine rule should remain while cases play out in court: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration wants the vaccine mandate for private employers to stay in place while challenges play out in court; more COVID-19 updates.     

Harris tasked with the next phase of cleaning up Biden administration’s French faux pas

This post was originally published on this siteWhen President Barack Obama’s decision to scrap a planned missile defense system in the fall of 2009 left a pair of European allies feeling jilted, Vice President Joe Biden embarked on a three-day tour to coax relations back to health.

Manchin sees his power grow

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) may be the most powerful member of the Senate and his leverage in the fight over President Biden’s social spending and climate agenda has increased in the past week.Manchin scored a major win Friday when the House passed…

Climate advocates skeptical of bipartisan infrastructure bill amid Biden victory lap

This post was originally published on this siteThe $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill is getting a lukewarm reception from climate advocates, some of whom say passage of the measure has cost Democrats some leverage when it comes to further advancing a social spending package expected…

Semiconductor Industry Isn’t Spending Big on Scarce Old-Tech Chips

This post was originally published on this siteLess than $1 of every $6 being invested is earmarked for the so-called legacy chips that are facing the longest backlogs right now.

Building and Renting Single-Family Homes Is Top-Performing Investment

This post was originally published on this siteInvestors are finding that homes built to rent are the hottest corner of the U.S. property market.

Tesla’s $1 Trillion Valuation Punishes Some Wary Funds

This post was originally published on this siteA furious run has taken Tesla’s market value above the $1 trillion mark. Many sidelined fund managers missed out on the rally, causing them to undershoot their benchmarks.

Joe Biden wanted to go big like FDR but some moderates worry that’s backfiring on Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteRecent election results and Joe Biden’s flagging poll numbers have Democrats debating whether the president should still go big or if it’s time to pull back.     

The Biggest Kink in America’s Supply Chain: Not Enough Truckers

This post was originally published on this siteLong hours and uncomfortable working conditions are leading to a shortage of truck drivers, which has compounded shipping delays in the United States.

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