Child COVID cases drop but vaccination rates lag behind adults, experts say: Latest updates

This post was originally published on this siteDespite dropping case counts, experts say child COVID cases are still higher than the peak level of delta’s reign in 2021. Follow live updates here.     

Avocado prices could spike as U.S. suspends avocado imports from Mexico

This post was originally published on this siteThreat against government official led U.S. to halt shipments from area that supplies vast majority of imports.

Democrats show little appetite for Biden’s call for gun control  

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden on Monday marked the four-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School by calling on Congress to pass gun-control legislation.But there seems little if any chance his calls will be answered.Democratic…

Florida Gov. DeSantis leads Dem challengers: poll

This post was originally published on this siteFour years after winning election by the narrowest of margins, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) leads his three most likely Democratic challengers in advance of November’s midterm elections, a new poll finds.The survey, conducted by the nonpartisan…

White House to unveil multi-pronged approach to reduce emissions in the manufacturing sector

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House will unveil new efforts to reduce emissions in the manufacturing sector Tuesday, including nearly $10 billion in Department of Energy funding from President Joe Biden’s signature infrastructure law aimed at “clean hydrogen” manufacturing.

Farmers Feel the Squeeze of Inflation

This post was originally published on this siteHigher farm costs could help push up grocery bills further in 2022, analysts say, following a year in which global food prices rose to decade highs.

Economists Expect Pickup in Producer Prices for January

This post was originally published on this sitePrices that suppliers charge businesses and other customers are expected to have accelerated in January, boosted by pandemic-related disruptions and continued strength in consumer demand.

Trump vs. McConnell: Latest round between GOP heavyweights has the highest stakes yet

This post was originally published on this site For years, Mitch McConnell converted Donald Trump’s heat to power the conservative agenda. Now he needs to again harness that insurgent energy, a challenge when Trump’s heat is directed at him. (Image credit: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

Biden administration announces green manufacturing push

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration announced a series of steps on Tuesday aimed at promoting green manufacturing and taking on climate change contributions from the industrial sector.A new fact sheet from the White House said it would aim to do so through a…

Russia pulls some troops back to base

This post was originally published on this siteRussia says some troops are returning to base after a build-up prompted fears of an invasion.

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