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The bill underscores a partisan divide on transportation policy, with Democrats and Republicans at odds on the federal role of supporting transit and the extent to which transportation spending should be targeted at combating climate change. “The benefits of transformative investments in our infrastructure are far-ranging: We can create and sustain good-paying jobs, many of […]

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Now we have a playbook out there

It was an 11th-hour breakthrough, quite literally.Less than 30 minutes before his midnight deadline, Israeli opposition party leader Yair Lapid announced Wednesday night that he and Naftali Bennett — the tech millionaire leading one of Israel’s ultraright wing minority parties — had reached an agreement to form a governing coalition that could oust long-serving Prime […]

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Hello! Melroy wins strong support at hearing to be NASA deputy administrator

— Eutelsat’s investment in OneWeb may be incompatible with continued participation in the European Union’s proposed satellite broadband constellation, an EU official warned. Eutelsat is part of an industry consortium that received a study contract from the European Commission in December 2020 to examine the feasibility of a European satellite constellation to provide secure communications […]

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Ford’s electric version of America’s most American pickup truck

Ford’s electric version of America’s most American pickup truck

For decades, Bill Gates has traveled the globe as near-royalty, knighted by Queen Elizabeth and draped in medals by President Barack Obama. And for the last year, the once pugnacious Microsoft founder has reinvented himself as one of America’s clearest, most humane voices on the Covid-19 pandemic. It would only take two weeks for Gates […]

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Latest: Space Force reorganizes former Air Force space wings into “Deltas” and “Garrisons”

A National Reconnaissance Office satellite flew to orbit Nov. 13 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. The rocket lifted off at 5:32 p.m. Eastern from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.  The satellite’s final orbit is classified. At the request of the NRO, ULA ended the webcast about […]

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The Culture Corner: Revisit The Matrix Of Kraftwerk’s ‘Computer World’ 40 Years On

Live music is set to come back to Chicago in a big way this summer. Today, Lollapalooza announced its full line up, with Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Tyler, the Creator and Miley Cyrus headlining. And the fest will be at full capacity, too. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the festival’s return on Tuesday. In a […]

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Al Jazeera America If the world had a giant thermostat, who would control the weather?

As humans look to figure out how to slow global warming, something that almost sounds like science fiction sometimes comes up–solar geoengineering–the human attempt to cool the planet by reflecting sunlight away from earth. For now, the technologies are largely theoretical, but the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine issued a report in March examining the […]

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