Is Microsoft building a gaming monopoly?
Yesterday morning, Microsoft announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard, publisher of games ranging from the Call of Duty series to Candy Crush Saga, for $68.7 billion.
Bill Barr Has a Book Deal | Washingtonian (DC)
Former US Attorney General William Barr will publish a memoir of his time in the George H.W. Bush and Donald Trump administrations in March. It's called One Damn Thing After Another.
Negotiated rule making returns, but many see it as just first step
The Education Department will hold another session of negotiated rule making on key rules to govern student aid and other programs this week.
"Appalling": Climate Groups Slam Biden for Prolonging Trump Coal Policy
A coalition of environmentalgroups slammedPresident Joe Biden on Friday for refusing to immediately reinstate the federal moratorium on coal leasing on public lands that was discarded more than four years ago by the Trump administration.
Mass Trials in Cuba Deepen Its Harshest Crackdown in Decades
Following nationwide demonstrations last year, more than 60 people were put on trial this week, some facing up to 30 years behind bars.
Biden Urged to Eliminate Land-Based Nuclear Missiles as US Policy Is Revised
As the Biden administration considers changes to Trump-era nuclear policy, 60 national and regional organizations released a statement this week calling for the elimination of 400 land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that are "now armed and on hair-trigger alert in the United States."
David McCormick, Hedge Fund Chief, Joins Pennsylvania G.O.P. Senate Fray
A former Treasury official, Mr. McCormick has drawn comparisons to Glenn Youngkin, the financier recently elected governor of Virginia.