Biden said Monday he’s hopeful the talks with Congress can wrap up overall agreement on the package this week. It’s tallying at least $1.75 trillion, and could still be more. Biden said it would be “very, very positive to get it done” before he departs for two overseas global summits.
They call it “Fright Night” for it’s spooky fun, but for families like Liz Catalfamo from New Jersey, who raised two daughters with peanut and tree nut allergies, Halloween came with fears that were all too real.
We are in the midst of Bat Week, an annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature. Our Elissa Borden spoke with Vermont Fish & Wildlife's "Batwoman" about the ecological benefits of the tiny mammals.
The arrests are connected to a 10-month investigation between federal law enforcement officials in the U.S. and Europol in Europe. Prosecutors allege those charges are responsible for tens of thousands of illegal sales in the U.S., the United Kingdom, Australia, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
The proposal to drop the two Trump-era rules by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service is part of a broad effort by the Biden administration to undo rules imposed under Trump that favored industry over the environment.
A majority of Americans regard the deteriorating climate as a problem of high importance to them. That's the finding of a new poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago.
Jeffrey Wright, who has worked on projects including the James Bond franchise and the upcoming movie “The Batman,” was acting with a weapon on the set of “Westworld” when news broke of the shooting Thursday at a New Mexico ranch. “We were all pretty shocked. And it informed what we did from that moment on,” he said in an interview Sunday at the Newport Beach Film Festival.
Citing the harm that can come to vulnerable young people from the sites — ranging from eating disorders to exposure to sexually explicit content and material promoting addictive drugs — the lawmakers also sought the executives’ support for legislation bolstering protection of children on social media. But they received little firm commitment.
Federal data shows enrollment in public schools is down across the country. Our Kelly O’Brien spoke with officials at North Country School in Lake Placid about why an increasing number of students are making the switch to private education.
Judith Enck, a visiting professor at Bennington College, former EPA regional administrator, and president of the group Beyond Plastics, says plastics are on track to contribute more climate change emissions than coal plants by 2030. Darren Perron spoke with Enck about her findings.
Researchers tested two shots for the 6- to 11-year-olds, given a month apart, that each contained half the dose given to adults. Preliminary results showed vaccinated children developed virus-fighting antibodies similar to levels that young adults produce after full-strength shots, Moderna said in a news release.