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Editorial Roundup: United States

May. 25, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 23 The Washington Post say paused Disinformation Governance Board was doomed from its inception The Disinformation Governance Board has been put on pause — leaving skeptics of the new...

UN floats plan to boost renewables as climate worries mount

May. 18, 2022 09:37 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations chief on Wednesday launched a five-point plan to jump-start broader use of renewable energies, hoping to revive world attention on climate change as the U.N.’s weather agency said greenhouse gas concentrations, ocean heat, sea-level rise, and ocean acidification...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

May. 17, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

St. Louis Post-Dispatch. May 16, 2022. Editorial: Break up this abusive football cartel The outright duplicity that guided the words and actions of Rams owner Stan Kroenke and National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell, among others, were widely assumed but...

New Zealand to help pay for cleaner cars to reduce emissions

May. 15, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government said Monday it will help pay for lower-income families to scrap their old gas guzzlers and replace them with cleaner hybrid or electric cars as part of a sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The government said it...

Biden announces program offering discounted internet service

May. 12, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy. ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 09, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Ohio primary winners, redistricting vote and leaked opinion on abortion leave many on edge Donald J. Trump served one term before losing in 2020, but the effects of his reign and his win-at-any-cost attitude continue. ...

World Bank grants Lebanon $150 million food security loan

May. 09, 2022 09:14 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The World Bank approved a $150 million soft loan for food security in crisis-hit Lebanon to stabilize bread prices during the coming months, the economy minister said Monday. Amin Salam told reporters that the loan has a very low interest rate but the minister did...

Georgia sets $1.5B in aid for electric vehicle maker Rivian

May. 02, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The state of Georgia and local governments will give Rivian Automotive $1.5 billion of incentives to build a 7,500-job, $5 billion electric vehicle plant east of Atlanta, according to documents the company and state signed Monday. Georgia Economic Development...

Pandemic pay included in budget deal up for vote in House

May. 02, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Certain private sector workers determined to be “essential” during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic will share $30 million in pandemic bonuses under a one-year, $24.2 billion state budget plan being debated in the Connecticut House of Representatives on Monday...

Florida gov vetoes bill that would end solar power credits

Apr. 27, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have ended solar power subsidies for residential costumers. The Republican governor killed the anti-net metering bill that had been passed by the Republican-controlled...