Retailers are gearing up for another blockbuster holiday shopping season, but consumers burned by the highest inflation in a generation may have other ideas.
Tag Archives: National News
What Holds Women Back From the Tech Industry? Girls Who Code Report Assesses Gender Gap
The percentage of women and nonbinary people entering tech has dropped over the last 40 years, but the organization’s CEO still has reasons to hope.
Patients Complain Some Obesity Care Startups Offer Pills, and Not Much Else
Many Americans turn to the latest big idea to lose weight — fad diets, fitness crazes, dodgy herbs and pills, bariatric surgery, just to name a few. They’re rarely the magic solution people dream of.
An ‘Unprecedented Flood’ of Book Bans Engulfs U.S. School Districts, PEN Report Says
More than 1,600 book titles across 32 states were banned from public schools during the 2021-2022 school year, with the bulk of the ban requests coming from a handful of right-wing groups pushing for censorship of books that feature LGBTQ+ characters and characters of color, a new report issued Monday said.
Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act Passed in the House May Mean Relief Is On The Way
On June 16th, in a 221-204 vote, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7606, otherwise known as the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, which aims to address supply chain risks, lower the cost of food and gas prices, strengthen the food supply chain and ensure robust competition in the meat and poultry sector, and lowers fertilizer prices for farmers.
Crucial Senate Agreement on Gun Reform Focuses on Curtailing Violence
A bipartisan group of senators announced in a joint statement Sunday that they had reached a provisional agreement on passing legislation in response to a string of high-profile mass shootings and amid growing calls for legislators to address what some have called “America’s gun epidemic.”
Stanley Cup Recap: Colorado Avalanche Prevail
The 2022 National Hockey League playoffs came to a close with the thrilling Stanley Cup Finals matchup between the two-time defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the red-hot Western Conference champs, the Colorado Avalanche.
Over 750 Complaints About Tesla Malfunctions Triggers Investigation
Reports continue coming in each day of new Tesla vehicles either breaking down or catching fire without reason.
Are Aliens About to Start Paying Taxes in the US?
We’ve been fantasizing about aliens since the 1500s, when unknown objects were reported to float around the skies of Germany.
Title 42 Continues to be a Barrier for Immigrants Entering the Country
Title 42 will continue as a federal judge in Louisiana ordered that pandemic-related restrictions are the reasoning behind expelling migrants from entering the border.