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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

Biden to Address Chip Shortages, Supply-Chain Problems With Executive Action

The president plans to sign an executive order following a meeting on the issues with a bipartisan group of lawmakers

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

Live updates: USPS head Louis DeJoy addresses House panel with agency in crisis as Democrats clamor for his removal

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy faces the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The Postal Service is battling financial and service crises caused by years of mail declines worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

COVID vaccine codes intended for those in need spread

False information in texts and emails led some to unknowingly jump the vaccine line using special access codes meant for the needy.

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23rd Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

Gov. Cuomo says N.Y. couldn't report nursing home deaths in hospitals. But other states did.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York excluded thousands of residents from its nursing home death toll to avoid "double counting" deaths. Other states did things differently.

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

2 people killed after being struck at Boston construction site

Two people died when they were struck by a truck at a construction site in downtown Boston on Wednesday, officials said.

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

Madigan replacement Guerra Kodatt steps down 3 days after appointment

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The man hand-picked by former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has stepped down just three days after his appointment. Edward Guerra Kodatt stepped down as state representative of the 22nd District Wednesday. Madigan had said the 26-year-old should resign because of “alleged questionable conduct.” Without giving the specific reason, Madigan and Ald. Marty […]

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

Board Members Resign From Texas Electric Grid Operator After Mass Power Outages

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has been heavily criticized after last week's winter storm left more than 4 million Texans without power for several days.

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

FDA staff endorses J&J’s single-shot Covid vaccine for emergency use — clearing way for third vaccine in U.S.

The FDA's staff endorsed Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, a critical step in bringing a third shot to the U.S. marketplace.

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

Neera Tanden committee vote delayed as alternatives to lead White House budget office surface

Biden's pick to lead the budget office may not have the votes to be approved.

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24th Feb 2021 | By - newsapi.org

First look: Hawley to introduce alternative to minimum wage hike

He plans to pitch "The Blue Collar Bonus" as a populist, pro-worker proposal.

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