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Biden Warns of ‘Another Tough Hurricane Season’ This Year

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden warned Wednesday that the country will likely see “another tough hurricane season” this year, and he pledged that his administration was prepared to respond to the storms and help Americans recover …

Investigators Vow to Put Collapsed Bridge Under ‘Microscope’

PITTSBURGH (AP)–Federal investigators on Saturday vowed to put a collapsed bridge in a Pittsburgh park “under a microscope” as they examine evidence, including video from a municipal bus that plummeted along the span, prompting rescuers to rappel down a ravine …

Vaccine Mandates Are in Limbo While Employers Wait Out Biden Rules

Almost a third of companies say they will only impose a vaccine requirement for employees if President Joe Biden’s shot-or-test rules are upheld by U.S. courts, indicating that corporate mandates won’t be widespread without federal regulation. A Willis Towers Watson …

Insurers Laud Infrastructure Bill’s Nod to Marijuana Impairment Research

The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that became law last week earmarks billions for projects to improve safety for cars and trucks and protect properties from floods and wildfires. But one of the provisions most welcomed by insurers doesn’t appropriate any …

US Mandates Vaccines or Tests For Big Companies by Jan. 4

Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules issued Thursday. The new requirements, …

Small Agency, Big Job: Biden Tasks OSHA With Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn’t make many headlines. Charged with keeping America’s workplaces safe, it usually busies itself with tasks such as setting and enforcing standards for goggles, hardhats and ladders. But President Joe Biden …

Biden to Survey Wildfire Damage, Make Case for Spending Plan

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden will promote his administration’s use of a wartime law to aid in wildfire preparedness during a Western swing in which he’ll survey wildfire damage Monday in Idaho and California. The administration activated the …

Biden Says Kaysea Ransomware Attack Caused ‘Minimal Damage’ to U.S. Firms

President Joe Biden said on Tuesday the ransomware attack centered on the Florida information technology firm Kaseya seems to have inflicted only “minimal damage” on American businesses. “It appears to have caused minimal damage to U.S. businesses, but we’re still …

Suspected Russian Hackers Used U.S. Networks, Official Says

A sprawling cyber-attack that compromised popular software created by Texas-based SolarWinds Corp. was executed from within the U.S., a top White House official said, though the government believes Russia was responsible. The federal investigation of the hack will take several …

Fighting Climate Change in America Means Changes to America

Climate isn’t the only thing changing. What comes next in the nation’s struggle to combat global warming will probably transform how Americans drive, where they get their power and other bits of day-to-day life, both quietly and obviously, experts say. …