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Gallup poll: GOP surged in party preference as Biden slumped

Reproduced from Gallup. (Independents were asked their party leaning.) Chart: Axios Visuals Gallup polling found a huge shift in party preference over the course of…

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A new NASA astronaut corps for the next era in space

NASA’s next crewed missions to the Moon will need a larger, differently-trained and multi-skilled astronaut corps to deliver on the agency’s ambitions. Why it matters:…

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China builds its own movie empire

Data: Gower Street citing Comscore; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/Axios China blocked all four of Disney’s Marvel movies from being released in its theaters last year, a…

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Distrust in political, media and business leaders sweeps the globe

Trust in government is collapsing, especially in democracies, according to a new global survey. Why it matters: People also don’t think media or business leaders…

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Great Resignation boosts White House’s tech talent hunt

The Biden administration wants to capitalize on the Great Resignation to fill thousands of expected government tech and cybersecurity jobs. Why it matters: The administration…

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The hot and not-so-hot job growth centers

Data: Indeed; Chart: Baidi Wang/Axios Job openings have been roaring back across the country, but some metro areas are significantly hotter than others, per a…

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North Korea tests more missiles, but experts warn against taking threats at face value

Monday’s test was North Korea’s fourth launch in under two weeks. By contrast, it took the North 10 months to conduct that many tests last…

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The Movement To Stick Inflation Blame On Biden

It’s a bad time to be a world leader. COVID did that. (Image credit: Greg Rosalsky) Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2022/01/18/1073053108/the-movement-to-stick-inflation-blame-on-biden Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Why young Americans overwhelmingly back Democrats

Reproduced from John Della Volpe (Data: Exit polls, Roper Center for Public Opinion Research). Chart: Axios Visuals Gen Xers have always been a swing voting…

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Gallup poll: GOP surged in party preference as Biden slumped

Reproduced from Gallup. (Independents were asked their party leaning.) Chart: Axios Visuals Gallup polling found a huge shift in party preference over the course of…

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A new NASA astronaut corps for the next era in space

NASA’s next crewed missions to the Moon will need a larger, differently-trained and multi-skilled astronaut corps to deliver on the agency’s ambitions. Why it matters:…

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China builds its own movie empire

Data: Gower Street citing Comscore; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/Axios China blocked all four of Disney’s Marvel movies from being released in its theaters last year, a…

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Distrust in political, media and business leaders sweeps the globe

Trust in government is collapsing, especially in democracies, according to a new global survey. Why it matters: People also don’t think media or business leaders…

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Great Resignation boosts White House’s tech talent hunt

The Biden administration wants to capitalize on the Great Resignation to fill thousands of expected government tech and cybersecurity jobs. Why it matters: The administration…

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There are more transplant patients than ever. COVID makes their lives harder

Data: United Network for Organ Sharing; Chart: Baidi Wang/Axios More than 41,000 Americans underwent an organ transplant in 2021, a new record and a 6%…

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Senators make bipartisan trip to Ukraine after divisive Russian sanctions vote

A bipartisan group of seven U.S. senators met Monday in Kyiv with President Volodymyr Zelensky and other top officials as Ukraine and the West brace…

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Satellite photos show Tonga before and after huge undersea volcano eruption

Significant damage is being reported on the Pacific island of Tonga and thick ash on an airport runway is preventing aid from arriving. (Image credit:…

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Photos show the aftermath of the fatal Abu Dhabi attack

The images by Planet Labs PBC show smoke rising over an Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. fuel depot in the Mussafah neighborhood of Abu Dhabi…

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Watchdog warned months before U.S. pullout Afghanistan’s air force would collapse

American authorities had been alerted that Afghanistan’s air force did not have the capabilities to survive after a U.S. withdrawal. (Image credit: Rahmat Gul/AP File…

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“Hazardous” conditions alert from Mid-South to Northeast: Tens of thousands without power

A major winter storm lashed much of the East Coast Sunday and Monday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend. The…

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Co-owner of the NBA’s Warriors lambasted after saying ‘nobody cares about the Uyghurs’

The 34-year-old billionaire repeatedly told his podcast co-hosts that “Nobody cares about the Uyghurs.” The sound bite has gone viral and has been viewed millions…

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Texas law banning most abortions remains in effect after appeals court ruling

A U.S. appeals court transferred a challenge to Texas’ law banning most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy to the state supreme court in…

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