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Biden’s Big Climate Decision: Will He Embrace His Task Force’s Goals?

July 6, 2020
[ad_1] WASHINGTON — From the earliest days of his presidential campaign, progressive climate advocates viewed Joseph R. Biden Jr. with deep skepticism. He declined to fully endorse the Green New Deal. He opposed a total ban on fracking. Young activists were scathing in their criticism of him, and he was at times openly dismissive of

Will Coronavirus Be the Death or Salvation of Big Plastic?

May 18, 2020
It was supposed to be a blockbuster moment for the U.S. plastic industry. With an abundance of cheap natural gas at hand, thanks to the country’s fracking boom, U.S. energy giants were pouring billions of dollars into building new plants to turn that gas into plastic. As the world was poised to slowly turn away…

China Says U.S. Will, and Must, Cut Tariffs to Reach a Trade Deal

December 8, 2019
The development suggests progress toward an interim agreement that would provide relief to businesses and consumers.A container ship docked at a port in Shanghai.Credit...Lam Yik Fei for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The United States and China have agreed that an initial trade deal between the two countries would roll back a portion of the…

10 Candidates Will Take the Stage in November’s Democratic Debate. Here’s Everything to Know

November 24, 2019
Get ready for heated arguments, political debates and pointed questions. No, it’s not your Thanksgiving dinner — it’s the November Democratic debate. Democratic presidential primary candidates will square off tonight on a debate stage in Atlanta, where the primary debate will be co-hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post, airing live from 9 p.m. to…

Who Will Wear My Dead Husband’s Clothes?

November 18, 2019
It took me a long time to find a new home for the belongings he left behind.By Fernanda SantosMs. Santos, a former national correspondent for The Times, teaches journalism at Arizona State University.Nov. 1, 2019Credit...Bianca BagnarelliPHOENIX — My husband and I shared a narrow, shoebox-shaped closet in our home here, his clothes facing mine from…

Key Elections in 4 States Will Provide Clues to Impeachment Reaction, 2020 Presidential Election

November 12, 2019
Gubernatorial and legislative elections in four states Tuesday will test voter enthusiasm and party organization amid impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and a fevered Democratic presidential primary scramble. Results in Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia won’t necessarily predict whether Trump will be reelected or which party will control Congress after the general election…

The MoMA Will Soon Reopen Following Extensive Renovations. Here’s What to Expect From the Revamped Museum

November 1, 2019
Among the most influential museums of modern art in the world, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has been closed since mid-June as it undergoes renovations for a highly anticipated reopening. Set to open its doors later in October, the revamped institution will offer everything from a Creativity Lab to new,…

How California’s Historic NCAA Fair Pay Law Will Change College Sports for the Better

October 25, 2019
After word broke around 10 a.m. ET Monday that California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law SB 206, the historic bill that would allow college athletes in the state to profit off their name, image, and likeness and sign endorsement deals despite NCAA rules forbidding them, Pennsylvania state representative Dan Miller sensed an opportunity. He…

California Will Let College Athletes Sign Endorsement Deals

October 21, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California opened the way Monday for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals with sneaker companies, soft drink makers, car dealerships and other sponsors, just like the pros. The first-in-the-nation law, signed by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and set to take effect in 2023,…