Biden Administration Wants Agriculture Subsidies To Help Fight Climate Change

June 1, 2021 - 5:03am EDT
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The White House wants to pay farmers for carbon in their soil. Sequestering carbon on farms is straightforward, but benefits are hard to measure. Some worry about creating another subsidy.

Aug 16 - 10:22pm EDT

Liz Cheney's sustained criticism of former President Trump made her one of his top political targets. She has pledged her chief goal is to make sure he never wins back the White House.

Aug 16 - 4:50pm EDT

The Jan. 6 committee has been uncovering what led up to the insurrection, but lurking beneath the hearings is a sometimes unspoken reason — race and the loss of white power.

Aug 16 - 4:35pm EDT

The legislation has been a year in the making, with tense negotiations leading to a narrower spending package that focuses on climate investments and health care costs.

Aug 16 - 4:30pm EDT

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney faces a stiff GOP primary challenge from Trump-backed Harriet Hageman. Despite his popularity in the state, Cheney has spoken out against Donald Trump throughout her campaign.

Aug 16 - 4:30pm EDT

A recent attempted attack on an FBI office has raised concern about violent far-right rhetoric, but assessing the exact nature of the threat presents new challenges.

Aug 16 - 4:21pm EDT

A new FDA rule allows adults with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss to buy hearing aids over the counter. Efforts to make them more affordable and accessible have been in the works for years.

Aug 16 - 3:45pm EDT

Employees won't be required to disclose their information, but advocates who support this data collection say it's for the Black community's benefit and will shed light on more hidden disparities.

Aug 16 - 11:56am EDT

The National Basketball Association announced Tuesday that there are no games scheduled for November 8 in an effort to encourage fans to vote in the 2022 midterms.

Aug 16 - 10:27am EDT

The first lady will remain at a private residence in South Carolina and isolate from others for at least five days per CDC guidance.