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Number of S&P 500 companies citing inflation on earnings calls hits 10-year high

Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals Inflation is on everyone’s mind, as prices for goods and services have jumped over the last few months. But many…

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Fear Shakes Mexico Border City After Violence Leaves 18 Dead

In Reynosa, gunmen in vehicles killed 14 people, including taxis drivers, workers and a nursing student, and security forces responded with operations that left four…

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Opinion: Vaccine Hesitancy In The U.S. Is A Peculiar Privilege

That’s my perspective as an immigrant when I hear Americans say they’re going to “watch and wait” — while my family members and international colleagues…

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A New Way To Understand Automation

We speak with one of the leading scholars of automation about its evolving impacts on society. (Image credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2021/06/22/1008354992/a-new-way-to-understand-automation Droolin’ Dog…

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EU launches antitrust investigation into Google’s ad-tech practices

The European Commission opened a formal antitrust investigation on Tuesday into whether Google has abused its market position by favoring its own online display advertising…

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Supreme Court deals blow to the unraveling NCAA model

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA on Monday, issuing another significant blow to the embattled organization. Why it matters: The ruling in NCAA…

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Top White House officials heading to Senate for bipartisan infrastructure talks

White House officials are heading to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a briefing on the status and details of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure proposal —…

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Bezos vs. Branson: Another billionaire space battle is brewing

The race between billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson to make suborbital space tourism a viable business is heating up. Why it matters: The disagreements between…

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Climate coverage booms, but still pales compared to weather

Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios Climate-focused news initiatives are pushing media outlets to devote more coverage to the way climate change impacts extreme weather events. Why it…

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Palestinians, Settlers Clash In Tense Jerusalem Neighborhood

Israeli police and border officials said they arrested four suspects in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, where settler groups are trying to evict several Palestinian families….

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Australia opposes UN report recommending Great Barrier Reef be listed as “in danger”

The Great Barrier Reef should be included in a list of World Heritage Sites that are “in danger” from climate change, a United Nations committee…

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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema: Abolishing filibuster would weaken “democracy’s guardrails”

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) defended her opposition to abolishing the 60-vote legislative filibuster in a Washington Post op-ed published Monday night, saying to do so…

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Court blocks judge’s decision to overturn California’s assault weapons ban

A federal appeals court on Monday blocked a judge’s ruling that overturned California’s 30-year assault weapons ban. Driving the news: U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez…

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Trump Organization sues New York City for canceling golf course contract after Capitol riot

The Trump Organization filed a lawsuit against New York City Monday, alleging that the termination of its Bronx golf course contract following the Jan. 6…

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Democrats face do or die moment on voting rights package

The Democrats’ massive voting rights package — and in turn, the debate over eliminating the filibuster — will be brought to the forefront Tuesday through…

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China crosses 1 billion vaccinations, with 500 million in one month

Data: Our World in Data; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios China has now administered 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines — 500 million of them in just…

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Raiders’ Carl Nassib becomes 1st active NFL player to come out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders player Carl Nassib becomes the first active NFL player in history to come out as gay on Monday. Why it matters: The…

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Airlines and unions want DOJ to prosecute unruly passengers

A coalition of airline industry partners asked the Justice Department on Monday to begin prosecuting disruptive passengers. Why it matters: Increased political divisions and conflict…

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Party With The U.S., Eh?: Canada To Ease Border Restrictions

Canada announced the first easing of pandemic restrictions on its border with the U.S. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/06/21/1008857019/party-with-the-u-s-eh-canada-to-ease-border-restrictions Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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U.S. Athletes Competing In Olympic Trials For A Shot At Tokyo

The delayed Tokyo Olympics will begin in July. Despite continued COVID-19 uncertainty surrounding the games, U.S. athletes are going through the Olympic trials for the…

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Biden Wants Answers About COVID-19’s Origin — But Pressuring China Could Backfire

The Biden Administration has asked the World Health Organization to push China harder for answers about what started COVID-19. But some experts say increased public…

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In The Philippines, Keeping Non-Coronavirus Patients Out Of Hospitals May Be Crucial

As the pandemic continues to ravage the Philippines, a medical emergency response team in the Metro Manila area is working to keep as many non-coronavirus…

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