Abortion rights bill passes Colorado House

This post was originally published on this siteThe Colorado House of Representatives on Monday passed legislation that seeks to codify the right to an abortion in the state.

JP Morgan to lift ban on hiring unvaccinated individuals

This post was originally published on this siteU.S.-based multinational financial institution JPMorgan Chase & Co. has announced it will lift its ban on not hiring individuals due to their unvaccinated status.In a memo obtained by Bloomberg News, JPMorgan said it will also end mandatory…

How Russian YouTubers are trying to get around censorship

This post was originally published on this site The Russian government has blocked Facebook, Twitter and TikTok and passed a new media law that imposed a prison term of up to 15 years for intentionally spreading “fake news” about the country’s military. Our team spoke to Maya Volf, who works as a producer for Russian […]

Oil plunges below $100 a barrel and loses ‘quarter of its value’ after 14-year high

This post was originally published on this site U.S. consumers could see a drop in gas prices after oil tumbled below $100 a barrel on Monday. CNN reported that oil dropped 8% to hit a low of $99.76 a barrel. “That means oil has lost almost roughly quarter of its value since touching a near […]

Ukrainian President Zelensky will give virtual address to members of Congress

This post was originally published on this siteUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will deliver a virtual address Wednesday to members of Congress, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced.

Republican donors line up behind Liz Cheney as she takes on Trump

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican donors are opening their wallets for Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, but their interest is not limited to her House race. More than two full years before the 2024 election, Cheney is emerging as the anti-Trump champion, and plenty of Republicans are glad to see it.

Why U.S. Colleges Are Rethinking Standardized Tests

This post was originally published on this siteThe pandemic forced a pause on colleges requiring standardized testing, long the gold standard for admissions in the U.S. As Covid-19 restrictions ease, widespread mandatory reliance on the ACT and SAT entrance exams isn’t springing back as quickly. One reason is that schools anticipate more Covid disruptions and […]

Zelensky pressed Biden for more sanctions during their latest call

This post was originally published on this siteUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky pressed US President Joe Biden during their latest call for more sanctions to further squeeze Russia, CNN has learned.

Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

This post was originally published on this siteWith billion-dollar deductions, House members say, businesses may be trying to “shift the financial burden of the damage they have caused to American taxpayers.”

How Brutal Is the Fed Prepared to Be?

This post was originally published on this siteIf inflation expectations get out of control, a deliberately  induced recession may be the central bank’s only option.

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