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Biden banks on offshore wind to help curb climate change

WASHINGTON — Two wind turbines, each as tall as the Washington Monument, stand sentinel 27 miles off the coast of Virginia, the nation’s first...

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant spending to address climate change, providing...

Struggle for control of the U.S. Senate enters its final tense...

WASHINGTON — Democrats have a shot at winning the White House,  capturing the Senate majority and keeping their hold on the House—an election result...

U.S. Senate Republicans trying to insert private school tuition into the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Republicans are pushing to underwrite private school tuition as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic against opposition from...

U.S. House passes package to rescue child care industry

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House stepped in Wednesday to try to rescue the nation’s child care system from collapse under the weight of the...

Analysis: Health coverage for 23 million at stake as Trump fights...

More than 23 million Americans, including close to 2 million Floridians, would lose their health coverage in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic if...

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration challenge to DACA

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday salvaged an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known as...

Lawmakers press Congress for more relief cash for rural America

WASHINGTON — Federal lawmakers are urging Congress to help rural America in the next round of coronavirus legislation. Congress approved more than $2 trillion in...

Voting by mail gains traction, but advocates warn it’s not ‘a...

WASHINGTON — As the COVID-19 virus continues to sweep the country, voting rights advocates are demanding Congress fully fund a national vote-by-mail program so...

In the holiest of days, some faith leaders urge followers to...

Faith leaders urging people to worship at home during holy days this month want religious followers to “commune” by sharing observations on social media,...

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