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No, there is no evidence the delta variant is spreading rapidly at gas pumps
Health officials continue to encourage people to take precautions to stop the spread of the delta variant. That includes washing your hands and getting vaccinated.
US automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles
WASHINGTON - Declaring the U.S. must "move fast" to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade.
We Have Questions for DEF CON's Puzzling Keynote Speaker, DHS Secretary Mayorkas
The Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will be giving a DEF CON keynote address this year.
Long-term US mortgage rates slip slightly (Aug. 5)
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage rates were flat to lower this week, with the average for the key 30-year home loan below 3% for the sixth straight week.
Anchor vs. Spreaker Podcast Host Review | Discover the Best Podcasts | Discover Pods
As the competition in the podcast hosting space continues to grow, several of the veteran platforms remain top options with competitive pricing, commitments to innovation, and extensive add-on features.
A New President Takes Office in Iran, Solidifying Hard-Line Control
President Ebrahim Raisi is a protégé of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and his inauguration gives conservatives control of every part of Iran's government.
President Joe Biden pushes strategy to promote use of electric vehicles - Silicon Valley Business Journal
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Thursday will roll out a strategy that uses tailpipe regulations to try to rapidly shift Americans from gasoline-powered cars and trucks toward electric vehicles - a central part of his plan to cut pollution that is heating the planet.
Woman-Led Remote Litigation Startup Raises $1 Million Seed Round
Lightning Law Technologies, a Seattle startup developing software for remote testimony and legal proceedings, has raised a $1 million seed, which the company will use to accelerate development of its platform.
Oil producers dial up Facebook ad campaigns to counter President Biden's messages on energy - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Soon after Joe Biden, then a presidential candidate, released his $2 trillion climate plan last year that promised to escalate the use of clean energy in the United States, the world's major oil and gas groups dialed up their presence on Facebook.
NBC Tries to Salvage a Difficult Olympics
The pandemic has dimmed what is typically a festive television event, contributing to low ratings and complaints from advertisers.
The 1992 Olympics in Barcelona had the Dream Team.