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Here are the biggest climate pieces of Democrats' spending plan

From clean energy incentives to green jobs training, here's what climate spending could pay for.
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Florida mom and adopted children stranded in Bulgaria due to vaccine requirement to travel
A Florida mother, who adopted two children in Bulgaria, is stranded after the State Department denied a visa application for her son.
Elon Musk is now worth more than ExxonMobil
Elon Musk is rapidly approaching a net worth of $300 billion, as Tesla's market cap soars past $1 trillion. That's enough to surpass one of his biggest rivals: ExxonMobil.
How Did No One See Kids Left Alone With Brother’s Skeleton in Houston House of Horrors?
Screenshot/KHOUAs Houston police investigate the house of horrors where three children and a skeleton of a fourth were abandoned found in “deplorable” conditions, one thing is becoming clear: Warning signs were missed.The siblings, who range in age from 7 to 15, had not been enrolled in school since May 2020. A neighbor found the older boy sleeping in a playground. Another neighbor complained about the persistent foul odor coming from the apartment.In the end, it was the teen who had been caring for the three younger kids— in the absence of any adults—who summoned police to the home over the weekend.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Charlie Kirk Denounces Man Asking About Killing People He Says Stole Election
The audience member at the Turning Points USA founder's tour openly called for people to be shot over false election voter fraud claims.
Snoop Dogg mourns mom's death: "An angel for a mother"
"U taught me how to read and write how to struggle and fight and all the facts of life," Snoop Dogg wrote on Instagram after his mother died on Sunday. "Now you finally got ya wings mama."
For evidence of inflation, look no further than kids' shoes
Tariffs and supply-chain woes have driven up children's shoe prices to their highest level in 70 years, group says.
Ten years on, is the Boeing 787 Dreamliner still more dream than nightmare?
Once in a generation, a game-changing airplane like the Boeing 787 dreamliner comes along. Its high-tech features set a new benchmark in aviation, but with $32 billion spent on the program so far, it's come at a cost
Ten years on, is the Boeing 787 Dreamliner still more dream than nightmare?
Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson once said, "If your dreams don't scare you, they are too small." He wasn't referring to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner that his airline operates, but it easily applies.
Brian Laundrie's autopsy was "inconclusive," family attorney says
Laundrie's remains were discovered last week in a Florida wildlife reserve next to several of his belongings.
Harry’s Silence on Netflix’s Restaging of Diana Interview With Martin Bashir Is Questioned
Hugh Peralta/ReutersPrince Harry faces renewed criticism over his support for Netflix—where he has a $100 million deal—after it was revealed the fifth series of The Crown will feature an entire episode devoted to his mother’s controversial 1997 interview with Martin Bashir.The interview was the subject of an inquiry this year which found that, among many other fabrications and deceptions, Bashir ordered up fake bank statements to stoke Princess Diana’s paranoia. The statements falsely suggested key and trusted members of her and her family’s staff were in the pay of the media and the British security services.Harry roundly condemned the BBC after the inquiry was published, saying the interview contributed to his mother’s death. He said that the “ripple effect of a culture of exploitation and unethical practices ultimately took her life… Then, and now, it’s bigger than one outlet, one network, or one publication. Our mother lost her life because of this, and nothing has changed.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
Extreme weather takes aim from coast to coast
These storm systems have amazed meteorologists and, not surprisingly, are consistent with what climate scientists expect from a warming planet​​.
Concerns for ISS As $150 Billion Space Lab Creaks With Age in 2021
As private space companies make plans for a commercial space station, the ISS has had a year of issues.
Families of Brazilian Covid victims demand justice
Families who lost loved ones to the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil are demanding accountability for the government's response to the crisis. CNN's Isa Soares reports.
TikTok star pleads not guilty to killing wife and man in San Diego
Prosecutors said Ali Abulaban installed a listening device on his daughter's iPad, and when he heard his wife and another man talking, he went to her apartment and shot them to death.
Facebook's new biz plan? Find young people in the metaverse
Mark Zuckerberg says the social media company wants to make serving young adults "our North Star."
‘Rust’ actor says filming felt ‘life-threatening,’ raised fears of Brandon Lee-style death
Ian A. Hudson told TMZ that he was terrified filming a scene where his outlaw character was gunned down by others using 20 pistols and two rifles — all real weapons.
FDA's independent vaccine committee meets to discuss Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for young kids
The FDA's independent vaccine advisory committee meets Tuesday to discuss if the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine should be authorized for children ages 5 to 11.
Iran believed to be responsible for attack on U.S. base in Syria
Last week, five drones were launched from within Syria at al-Tanf, where approximately 200 U.S. troops are located.
The aggravated New York baseball fan’s guide to the World Series
How is a Mets or Yankees fan suppposed to find any enjoyment in the World Series? We've got some ideas.
Japan's Princess Mako weds, then goes on TV to defend the marriage
Her new husband's family became tabloid fodder almost as soon as she announced her decision to marry him. She calls him "irreplaceable."
Gas jumps 20 cents a gallon in a month
U.S. drivers paid an average of more than $3.36 per gallon Monday, according to one price tracker.
Virginia's governor's race remains close
The race could be a referendum on President Biden's agenda and popularity.
White House rejects more Trump claims of executive privilege
"President Biden has determined that an assertion of executive privilege is not in the best interests of the United States, and therefore is not justified," White House counsel Dana Remus wrote in a letter.
There is no national day to honor our hometowns. We want to change that.
We do very little to honor our cities and towns. We decided to do something about it.
Ken Burns talks about Honor Your Hometown campaign
The Honor Your Hometown campaign is headlined by renowned documentary producer Ken Burns, and his friend, Country Music Hall of Famer Marty Stuart.
The U.S. cyber workforce gap is getting bigger
Thousands of new people are taking cyber jobs, but demand keeps rising.
Nor'easter hits East as more stormy weather forecast for West
A nor’easter developing off the New Jersey coast will bring high winds, scattered storms and heavy rainfall until Wednesday evening.
Princess Unleashes on Japan’s Media in Furious Statement Hours After Marrying Commoner Sweetheart
Reuters/Nicolas DaticheJapan’s Princess Mako married her college sweetheart in a muted ceremony that saw her give up her royal status Tuesday—then she almost immediately unleashed years of pent-up fury against the media.Mako and her now-husband Kei Komuro have endured years of brutal treatment from the Japanese media, with the country’s tabloids making clear they thought he, as a commoner, wasn’t good enough to marry her. Reports have dredged up Komuro’s mom’s financial issues, his dad’s suicide, and even condemned him for wearing a ponytail.The princess has previously said the harsh media reaction to the announcement of her engagement in 2017 has left her with post-traumatic stress disorder. On Tuesday, two hours after she married Komuro, she delivered a statement to news cameras at a Tokyo hotel, and opened up about how media treatment had made her life unbearable.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Nor'easter lashes East Coast
Flood and flash flood watches are in effect from southern New Jersey to northern Massachusetts as a rapidly developing East Coast storm develops. Follow here for the latest news updates.
Fewer People Going to College Is Good News
A hot job market is luring teenagers away from college. That’s tough for the schools, but for many, it’s a better option for young people than loading up on student debt.
Congressman wears mask on House floor with not-so-secret message
South Carolina Republican Rep. Jeff Duncan wore a mask on the House floor that read "Let's go Brandon," a coded phrase adopted by the Right signifying "F*** Joe Biden." CNN's Maggie Haberman analyzes what the lack of decorum signifies.
Week 8 NFL power rankings: No. 1 Cardinals, NFC teams rule top five as new AFC challengers emerge
NFC teams lock down top five spots, but AFC clubs are slotted sixth through 11th as power dynamics shift.
NFL power rankings after Week 7
Here is how the 32 NFL teams stand after Week 7 of the 2021 season.
Dave Chappelle told his audience he has been canceled. A transgender activist says he continues ‘mocking us.’
Dave Chappelle told his audience he was canceled. A transactivist says he's playing the victim.
Dave Chappelle told his audience he has been canceled. A transgender activist says he continues ‘mocking us.’
Dave Chappelle told his audience he was canceled. A transactivist says he's playing the victim.
Switch Online N64 Expansion Pack: How Much Does It Cost and Which Games Are Included?
Nintendo has launched an expansion pack to its Switch Online service that gives access to N64 and Genesis games like "Mario Kart 64" and "Sonic the Hedgehog 2."
Miami Paper Blasts Ron DeSantis' New Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo
Dr. Joseph Ladapo has been criticized for not wearing a mask while speaking to a state senator who is battling breast cancer.
Japan's princess marries a commoner and loses her royal status
Japanese Princess Mako quietly married a commoner without traditional wedding celebrations Tuesday and said their marriage — delayed three years and opposed by some — "was a necessary choice to live while cherishing our hearts.”
Rand Paul Says Cryptocurrency Could Replace Dollar
The Kentucky senator said "government currencies are so unreliable" and aren't "backed by anything."
2 dead and 4 injured after shooting at Boise mall
The suspect, who was apprehended on the scene, was hospitalized and is in critical condition, officials said.
Urban Explorers Find Multi-Million Dollar Mansion From the 1830s 'Rotting Away'
The sprawling Grade I listed mansion has 102 rooms, and was built in the 1830s by English Lord Newborough.
A man was being mauled by a 500-pound bear. He survived the attack by kicking it.
A man survived a 500-pound brown bear attack in Alaska by kicking it after being mauled by the animal.
The Return to the Workplace Means New Rules for Office Dressing
Getting dressed for the return to the office comes with new rules, writes S. Mitra Kalita
Kidnapped 6-Year-Old Cable-Car Crash Survivor Must Return to Italy
Alpine Rescue Service via ReutersUnder almost any other circumstance, being the sole survivor of a horrific cable-car accident might be the worst experience imaginable. But for 6-year-old Eitan Biran, who lost almost his entire family when the cable car that he and 14 others were riding in plummeted to the ground in northern Italy, it was only the beginning. Eitan, who was kidnapped by his maternal grandfather in September and taken to Israel, will now have to be returned to Italy to live with his paternal aunt.After spending more than two months recovering from injuries in a hospital in northern Italy, custody of Eitan was given by an Italian family court to his father’s sister Aya Biran-Nirko, who, like Eitan and his parents, were living in Italy when the accident occurred. Biran-Nirko’s own 6-year-old was like a brother to Eitan before the accident and during his difficult recovery, and was ready to start school with him in September in their small town near Pavia.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Immigrant charged with 3 counts of murder released from jail, permitted to attend school
A teenager in Houston who was charged with murder and aggravated assault in a car crash that killed three valet drivers has made bail.
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Maryland GOP Gov. Hogan takes push to 'refund the police' to Virginia and beyond
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is not confining his push to refund the police to his home state of Maryland.
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Tight race for Virginia governor enters final week with national implications on the line
The neck-and-neck race for Virginia governor has entered its final week, with Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin nationalizing their campaigns in markedly different ways.
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