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ByHeart CEO on launching new baby formula in a supply crisis

August 15, 2022, 8:25am Business

The co-founders of baby formula startup ByHeart began working on their product long before the current shortage that’s rattled many American parents. Read story

Monkeypox? Climate? Russia? What constitutes a national emergency?

August 13, 2022, 8:54pm Nation & World

In November 1979, a little over a week after student militants seized control of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took 52 American citizens hostage, President Jimmy Carter issued Executive… Read story

A year after fall of Kabul, Afghan evacuees face uncertainty in U.S.

August 15, 2022, 8:12am Latest News

Tens of thousands of Afghans have made new homes in the U.S. in the year since the fall of Kabul, after a harrowing evacuation from the Middle East and a months-long resettlement process. Read story

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, second from right, joined by other Republicans on the committee, calls on a reporter during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, on the FBI serving a search warrant at former President Donald Trump's home in Florida.

GOP backs Trump, escalates rhetoric after FBI search

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, second from right, joined by other Republicans on the committee, calls on a reporter during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, on the FBI serving a search warrant at former President Donald Trump's home in Florida.

August 13, 2022, 8:41pm Nation & World

Republicans in Congress who are relying on Donald Trump to excite voters in the fall elections are not only defending the former president against the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago home but also politically capitalizing on it with potentially dangerous rhetoric against the nation’s justice system. Read story

Secret contacts revive the search for Austin Tice, missing for 10 years in Syria

August 12, 2022, 8:28am Politics

At 4:30 in the morning on May 2, Debra and Marc Tice woke up in their Texas home to a phone call from the White House. President Joe Biden wanted to meet them in Washington that afternoon. Read story

FILE - Boxes of BinaxNow home COVID-19 tests made by Abbott displayed for sale next to liquid hand soap at a CVS store in Lakewood, Wash., Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. People screening themselves at home for COVID-19 may need to use three rapid tests to accurately detect the virus, according to new U.S. recommendations released Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, that call for a longer testing period. (AP Photo/Ted S.

FDA: Take 3 home tests if exposed to COVID to boost accuracy

FILE - Boxes of BinaxNow home COVID-19 tests made by Abbott displayed for sale next to liquid hand soap at a CVS store in Lakewood, Wash., Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. People screening themselves at home for COVID-19 may need to use three rapid tests to accurately detect the virus, according to new U.S. recommendations released Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, that call for a longer testing period. (AP Photo/Ted S.

August 11, 2022, 3:15pm Health

If you were exposed to COVID-19, take three home tests instead of two to make sure you’re not infected, according to new U.S. recommendations released Thursday. Read story

Sinema’s last minute push on Democrats’ climate bill added $4 billion to combat Western drought

August 11, 2022, 11:32am Politics

When Sen. Joe Manchin III and Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer landed a surprise agreement on a health care, climate and tax bill last month, all but one Senate Democrat accepted the deal rather than risk collapse with further negotiation. Read story

FILE - Niklas Hoehne, from left, New Climate Institute Cologne, Luisa Neubauer, Fridays for Future activist, Peter Donatus, journalist and activist, and Linda Kastrop, activist, stand in front of a giant globe in the exhibition "The Fragile Paradise" during a news conference on planned actions in 2022 and discuss "greenwashing" in Brussels, Oberhausen, Germany, Feb. 11, 2022. The U.S. has renewed legitimacy on global climate issues and will be able to inspire other nations in their own emissions-reducing efforts, experts said, after the Democrats pushed their big economic bill through the Senate on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. Climate activists agree that the bill is just one step on a larger path towards climate action.

‘We’re back, baby’: New bill boosts U.S. climate credibility

FILE - Niklas Hoehne, from left, New Climate Institute Cologne, Luisa Neubauer, Fridays for Future activist, Peter Donatus, journalist and activist, and Linda Kastrop, activist, stand in front of a giant globe in the exhibition "The Fragile Paradise" during a news conference on planned actions in 2022 and discuss "greenwashing" in Brussels, Oberhausen, Germany, Feb. 11, 2022. The U.S. has renewed legitimacy on global climate issues and will be able to inspire other nations in their own emissions-reducing efforts, experts said, after the Democrats pushed their big economic bill through the Senate on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. Climate activists agree that the bill is just one step on a larger path towards climate action.

August 10, 2022, 7:56am Politics

After a moment when hopes dimmed that the United States could become an international leader on climate change, legislation that Congress is poised to approve could rejuvenate the country’s reputation and bolster its efforts to push other nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions more quickly. Read story

FILE - Registered pharmacist Sapana Patel holds a bottle of Monkeypox vaccine at a Pop-Up Monkeypox vaccination site on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in West Hollywood, Calif.

U.S. to stretch monkeypox vaccine with smaller doses

FILE - Registered pharmacist Sapana Patel holds a bottle of Monkeypox vaccine at a Pop-Up Monkeypox vaccination site on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in West Hollywood, Calif.

August 9, 2022, 5:28pm Health

U.S. health officials on Tuesday authorized a plan to stretch the nation’s limited supply of monkeypox vaccine by giving people just one-fifth the usual dose, citing research suggesting that the reduced amount is about as effective. Read story

President Joe Biden with first lady Jill Biden waves as they walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, upon arrival from a trip to visit flood affected areas in Kentucky, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022.

Learning from failures: How Biden scored win on climate plan

President Joe Biden with first lady Jill Biden waves as they walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, upon arrival from a trip to visit flood affected areas in Kentucky, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022.

August 9, 2022, 2:11pm Politics

Over the last year, President Joe Biden watched pieces of his domestic agenda get thrown overboard in an effort to keep it afloat. Free community college, child care funding, expanded preschool — all left behind. Read story