The White House wants to transition to a green economy, which is tricky without mines

February 8, 2022 - 4:44pm EST
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The Biden administration recently canceled a proposed mine. While environmentalists celebrated, it shows how hard it is to build a domestic supply of the minerals needed to switch to a green economy.

Dec 8 - 4:42pm EST

On Wednesday, the presidents of Harvard, MIT and the University of Pennsylvania testified before the House on antisemitism on college campuses. All three are facing calls to resign.

Dec 8 - 4:42pm EST

Houston voters will choose their next mayor Saturday in a runoff election between Texas State Sen. John Whitmire and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.

Dec 8 - 4:11pm EST

Every election we're told that each vote counts. Ryan Roth, the newly-elected city council member for Rainier, Wash., is now proof that it does.

Dec 8 - 2:27pm EST

A federal appeals court panel has preserved most of a gag order on former President Donald Trump in his federal election interference case in Washington, D.C.

Dec 8 - 6:03am EST

A federal grand jury in the Central District of California returned the indictment charging the president's son with three felony tax offenses and six misdemeanor tax offenses.

Dec 8 - 5:07am EST

Tension builds over comments elite university presidents made at a congressional hearing about antisemitism on campus.

Dec 8 - 5:01am EST

'Tis the season for end-of-year lists and honors, which means today's quiz practically wrote itself. Thanks, Wikipedia, Oxford, Pantone and Time!

Dec 8 - 5:00am EST

In New Hampshire, it's relatively easy to get your name on the presidential primary ballot — so there's a slew of lesser-known candidates seeking a spotlight for ideas and, well, performance art.

Dec 8 - 1:33am EST

Since January, the chamber has seen the removal of a member from a committee, the first ouster of a speaker in history and the expulsion of a lawmaker for only the third time since the Civil War.