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Ford’s big plans to turbocharge the electric car industry in the U.S.

Ford Motor Company’s new $11 billion manufacturing plan, the biggest component of which will sit just outside Memphis, is part of a much bigger effort…

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‘Blah, blah, blah’: Greta Thunberg lambasts leaders over climate crisis

Exclusive: Activist says there are many fine words but the science does not lie – CO2 emissions are still rising Greta Thunberg has excoriated global…

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Maybe we can ignore inflation expectations

Just because we expect inflation to show up, doesn’t mean it will. That’s the message from an important new paper throwing cold water on a…

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Facebook: Metaverse won’t “move fast and break things”

Facebook on Monday said it will invest $50 million over two years in global research and program partners to ensure its metaverse products “are developed…

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Facebook presses “pause” on Instagram Kids

Facebook’s announcement Monday that it was “pausing development” on Instagram Kids did little to slow a wave of criticism of the project ahead of a…

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Ford’s big plans to turbocharge the electric car industry in the U.S.

Ford Motor Company’s new $11 billion manufacturing plan, the biggest component of which will sit just outside Memphis, is part of a much bigger effort…

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TikTok hits 1 billion users

Data: Axios research; Chart: Will Chase/Axios TikTok on Monday said that it has amassed more than 1 billion monthly active users in its short lifetime,…

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Facebook: Metaverse won’t “move fast and break things”

Facebook on Monday said it will invest $50 million over two years in global research and program partners to ensure its metaverse products “are developed…

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Facebook presses “pause” on Instagram Kids

Facebook’s announcement Monday that it was “pausing development” on Instagram Kids did little to slow a wave of criticism of the project ahead of a…

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Ford’s big plans to turbocharge the electric car industry in the U.S.

Ford Motor Company’s new $11 billion manufacturing plan, the biggest component of which will sit just outside Memphis, is part of a much bigger effort…

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Pfizer testing oral pill that could prevent COVID infection

Pfizer announced Monday that it is testing an oral antiviral drug that would help prevent COVID-19. Why it matters: This drug is one of several…

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Democratic group poses as conservative PAC to block Youngkin support

A group tied to prominent Democratic strategists is posing as a conservative outfit to try to drive a wedge between the Republican candidate for Virginia…

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House Democrats uniting around bipartisan infrastructure package

House Democrats started Monday to coalesce around a deal to pass President Biden’s signature Build Back Better infrastructure package, with progressive opposition weakening and House…

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Social Democrats’ win in Germany could shake up Europe

BERLIN — Angela Merkel’s political farewell was spoiled Sunday night when the Social Democrats (SPD) narrowly claimed victory in Germany’s elections, just four years after…

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Laurene Powell Jobs invests $3.5 billion in new climate-action group

Laurene Powell Jobs, president of Emerson Collective, is investing $3.5 billion in her new climate-action group, the Waverley Street Foundation — all to be spent…

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As Delta surges in prisons, states stop sharing statistics with the public

As we’ve covered previously on Rattling the Bars, prisons in the US have been a major source of COVID-19 infections throughout the pandemic, and experts…

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Paraguay on the brink as historic drought depletes river, its life-giving artery

Severe drought that began in late 2019 continues to punish the region while experts say climate change and deforestation may be intensifying the phenomenon In…

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The Pandemic Has Torpedoed Life Expectancy Across the Globe, Study Finds

New research this week puts the enormous loss of life caused by the covid-19 pandemic into greater context. The study of 29 countries across Europe…

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German elections: After close result, jockeying to replace Merkel begins

Data: Preliminary results from German Federal Returning Officer; Chart: Sara Wise/Axios Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) pulled off a come-from-behind victory in Sunday’s elections, 10 seats…

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Instagram pauses development of platform for kids

Instagram announced Monday that it is pausing its plans to develop a version of its platform for children under 13. Why it matters: Facebook has…

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China’s cryptocurrency ban clouds the dream of decentralized finance

China’s latest move to ban cryptocurrency shows how tough it will be for the technology to deliver on its backers’ vision of disruptive, decentralized change….

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How the infrastructure and reconciliation bills could change your life

The Senate’s bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and President Biden’s $3.5 trillion spending package could live or die this week — and take Democrats’ fortunes…

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