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PCE Inflation at Highest Level in 4 Decades
The Federal Reserve’s preferred gauge of inflation, the Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) index, rose to its highest level in almost four decades in November. Consumer spending accounts for around 70 percent of economic activity in...
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Project Veritas Lawsuit: Judge Finds New York Times in the Wrong
In a ruling issued on Dec. 23, a New York judge instructed The New York Times to return confidential legal memos the media outlet had obtained while investigating journalism organization Project Veritas and its attorney....
The majority of Americans think Facebook is bad for society.
7 in 10 Americans Don’t Trust Facebook With Their Private Data: Poll
Facebook, now known as Meta, has gone through several scandals in recent years that involve censoring conservatives and the inability to block misinformation, for example. These scandals seem to have soured people’s impression of the...
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700,000 Californians, New Yorkers Moved Out of State in 2021 as Texas and Florida Populations Grow
The latest United States Census Bureau numbers show that California has lost 1 percent of its population in the past year due to domestic migration. The state has a population of over 39.5 million and...
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Facebook’s Bad Reputation: Higher Salaries Needed to Hire and Retain Employees
The tech industry is one of the highest paying industries in America, with companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, etc. paying handsome salaries to its top talent. However, Facebook specifically seems to be pushing itself...
NC Police Chief TJ Smith was suspended after referring officers to a "self-vaccination" clinic where they could pay $50 to obtain counterfeit vaccine passports
Fake Vaccine Passports for Cops: NC Police Chief Suspended After Referring Officers to ‘Self-Vaccination’ Clinic
A police chief in North Carolina has been suspended after an investigation revealed he referred officers to a “self-vaccination” clinic where proof of vaccination cards could be obtained after paying a nominal fee to inject...
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Excitement, Anxiety Peaks Ahead of James Webb Space Telescope Launch
Astrophysicists, astronomers and everyday space enthusiasts are on the edge of their seats anticipating the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that is scheduled to blast into orbit on Dec. 25, Christmas day....
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New York Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Appoints Key Players to ‘Efficiency’ Positions
On Dec. 21, New York Mayor-elect, Eric Adams, announced the appointment of two new roles in his administration fulfilling a campaign promise that seeks to drive efficient and effective operations at the City level. Mathew...
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Pfizer Receives US Authorization For Its At Home COVID-19 Treatment, Paxlovid
On Wednesday, Dec. 22, U.S. health regulators authorized the first pill designed for at home use to treat COVID-19. Pfizer’s Paxlovid is reported to head off the worst effects of the virus.  The new treatment...