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Opinion: NASA-SpaceX partnership reviving American space programs

The SpaceX Crew Dragon is set to return from Earth orbit on August 1, 2020, according to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. Capsule splashdown is...

Congressional hearing for tech CEOs officially delayed

A planned House Judiciary Committee antitrust panel hearing with four of America’s tech giants has been officially postponed today. The delay is due to...

NASA, SpaceX put astronauts in orbit, cutting costs, boosting innovation

SpaceX made history in May when its Crew Dragon capsule launched into space carrying two American astronauts. It was the first time a privately...
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Covid-related Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings continue, no relief in sight

The trend of major U.S. companies filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy continues amidst COVID-19. This week, small engine manufacturer Briggs & Stratton Corp. filed for...

US government to pay Pfizer $2B for COVID-19 vaccine by end of year

On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, announced U.S. government plans to pay $1.95 billion for 100 million doses of a COVID-19...

Fire in consulate courtyard, US accuses China of spying

The U.S. has ordered China to vacate its consulate in Houston, in an effort “to protect American intellectual property.” Witnesses called the fire department...

Demonstrators at Ohio Statehouse protest face covering mandate

Face coverings continue to dominate national conversations, especially as America struggles to contain COVID-19. As a result, protests and lawsuits have popped up across...

Senate Republicans to announce relief bill just ahead of August recess

Senate Republicans are expected to announce the last coronavirus relief bill before the 2020 election and August recess, and two weeks before the expiration...
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Chinese drone maker DJI continues to raise national security concerns

The pandemic has put strain on the American economy. In addition to economic concerns, there are new emerging technology and security issues with Chinese...
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Federal government exercises death penalty after 17-year halt

After a 17-year halt on federal executions, death row claimed three lives this week. Because each state has it's own laws regarding capital punishment,...

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Belarus presidential election: Lukashenko leading in multiple regions

The Belarus presidential election has finally arrived with exit polls showing dictator Alexander Lukashenko leading in multiple regions across the country. Fraught with hope and...