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Clean Power Is Too Hot for Even Trump to Cool

On Nov. 4, Walmart announced an aggressive plan to increase its investments in renewable energy, pledging to power half its operations from wind, …

North Carolina lost out on a $250 million business expansion because of its 'bathroom law'

The real-estate research firm CoStar chose Richmond, Virginia, as the site of a 730-job expansion, passing over Charlotte, North Carolina, earlier this week. The law, which critics say is anti-LGBT, played a deciding role in the firm's decision, the Charlotte Business Journal reported this …

Democrats waver on override for 9/11 bill

Though the legislation breezed through both chambers with unanimous support, some senior lawmakers say they'll listen to the administration's objections.<p>Democrats are starting to show cracks in their support for legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia — suggesting …

Obama Administration

Senate leaders say they are close to deal to prevent government shutdown, provide Zika funds

Senate leaders on Tuesday said they are close to deal on a stop-gap spending bill that would prevent a government shutdown at the end of the month and provide funding to combat the Zika virus, but disagreements over last-minute details continued to hold up an agreement.<p>Negotiators continue to …

Government Shutdown

The Clinton Foundation is reportedly laying off dozens of people

As the conference arm of Hillary and Bill Clinton's non-profit organization for the last 12 years, CGI has convened world leaders — with the aid of corporate sponsors — to find solutions for big issues like climate change and educating girls. The 12th and final annual meeting began in New York City …

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[…] Our eyes are one of our most complex body parts, made up of numerous delicate cell structures that work together seamlessly to allow us to see. …

Emerging Technology

The Government Is Going To Have A Way Easier Time Hacking Your Computer After December 1

Sen. Ron Wyden will go to the Senate floor Thursday to try and force a debate on a court rule that allows for widespread government hacking.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — A last-ditch effort to stop a rule change in the federal court system that would vastly increase the ability of the government to hack into …

Surveillance

Pentagon Officials Permitted Government Spending at Strip Clubs and Casinos: Report

Pentagon officials allowed their employees to use government credit cards at strip clubs and casinos, without any disciplinary action, according to a …