Politics & Government

Kodak Will Start Manufacturing Ingredients for Drugs

In our modern world, electronics have become taken for granted in both the civilian and military worlds. Many people would even have trouble coping without them. They are seen everywhere, and people of all ages have smartphones and other electronic devices. All electronics are dependent on rare-earth elements to make them work. China is currently the world’s largest supplier, providing ...

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Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Starts Large-Scale Test

The drug company Moderna has started a large-scale test of its vaccine. This is the third and final test and it will determine whether or not the vaccine can actually prevent someone from becoming infected with the coronavirus. The last test was to find out what side effects the vaccine might produce. The new test may involve as many as ...

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The Senate’s New Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses

On Monday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell revealed more details of the new economic stimulus package written by the Senate. Besides several features for individuals, there is a part of the package that should interest small businesses across the nation. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been continued with some new features. The PPP is part of the Senate’s ...

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The Next Coronavirus Relief Bill

As the Senate starts to discuss the details of a new economic relief bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), has revealed some of the details that the Republicans want in it. These details are what the Republicans will introduce to the floor for discussion, but the final details have yet to be worked out. During the preparation of this ...

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The 1.82 Trillion Euro European Economic Recovery Package

Coronavirus has deeply impacted the economies of the nations in Europe and some member nations still do not have the rapid spread of the virus under control. This has led to a meeting of the 27 nations in the European Union (E.U.) to meet for four days of talks in Brussels. The meeting concluded with an agreement to spend a ...

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Will Schools Be Reopening This Fall?

A large debate has arisen as to whether or not schools should be reopening in the Fall – with some places normally opening in early August. Coronavirus is still rapidly spreading across the nation and it is out of control in some states, such as Florida, Arizona, and Texas. The President, the Education Secretary, and others are pushing for the ...

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10% of Packaged Foods, Household Goods Out of Stock

American consumers should expect to see ongoing shortages of high-demand items like flour, canned soup, rice, pasta, and cleaning supplies throughout the summer, reports the Wall Street Journal. Up to 10% of packaged foods, beverages, and household goods were out of stock as of July 5th due to slowed production and increased consumer demand spurred by COVID-19. Major food makers ...

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President Trump Rebukes China with Sanctions Over Uighur Imprisonment

After ignoring the problem for some time, President Trump signed legislation called the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020. It provides for sanctions against China for imprisoning more than one million Muslim Uighurs and other ethnic groups in the country. The camps where they are being held are basically concentration camps where the interred are living in harsh conditions ...

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Aggressive Tactics May Be Needed to Stop Protests

The protests around the nation continue to be out of control. Several states have already activated the National Guard, including Washington D.C., where protestors became out of control near the White House. President Trump is now considering invoking the Insurrection Act, which would let him deploy active U.S. troops to quell the riots in which more than 4,000 people have ...

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The Airlines Are Flying Again

After being almost completely shut down for more than a month, many daily flights are taking place with more than 70% capacity. There are now about 500 flights per day flying with this many people on board. This brings up the number of passengers to about 9% of what it was a year ago. Although the numbers are still low, ...

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