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Netflix shares tank 20% on weak subscriber outlook
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Netflix shares tank 20% on weak subscriber outlook

Netflix‘s stock fell as much as 20% in after hours trading due to a bad outlook for its future growth. Netflix now has 221.8 million subscribers globally. It added 8.2 million subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2021, the company reported on Thursday. That number slightly missed the streaming service’s own expectations, which had the…MORE

Supreme Court rejects another attempt to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban
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Supreme Court rejects another attempt to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban

Over the furious dissent of three liberal justices, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected another attempt by abortion providers to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban. The court’s order is the latest setback for providers who are trying to revive challenges to the law five months after it was allowed to go into effect, bringing a…MORE

Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states
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Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw fake electors plot in 7 states

Trump campaign officials, led by Rudy Giuliani, oversaw efforts in December 2020 to put forward illegitimate electors from seven states that Trump lost, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the scheme. The sources said members of former President Donald Trump’s campaign team were far more involved than previously known in the plan, a…MORE

Michigan superintendent calls claims in lawsuit over high school shooting ‘irresponsible and false’
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Michigan superintendent calls claims in lawsuit over high school shooting ‘irresponsible and false’

The superintendent of the district where four students were shot dead at a Michigan high school posted an open letter countering claims made in a lawsuit accusing the district of not doing enough to prevent the attack. Oxford Community Schools Superintendent Tim Throne’s letter on Tuesday decried what he said were “numerous irresponsible and false…MORE

Bipartisan group of senators seeks common ground on changing Electoral Count Act
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Bipartisan group of senators seeks common ground on changing Electoral Count Act

A bipartisan effort in the Senate is underway to overhaul a 19th century law that has come under scrutiny in the wake of last year’s January 6 attack on the US Capitol. Congressional Democrats and President Joe Biden have been pushing for the passage of more sweeping election overhaul and voting rights legislation, but have…MORE

FAA approves more airliners — including some smaller, regional jets — to fly near 5G towers
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FAA approves more airliners — including some smaller, regional jets — to fly near 5G towers

The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared more commercial airliners — notably more smaller, regional jets — to fly in the situations where pilots consider possible 5G interference to be the most dangerous. In a new statement, the FAA says it has issued more approvals that allow 78% of the US commercial airliner fleet to perform…MORE

Major airlines say the 5G doomsday scenario is over
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Major airlines say the 5G doomsday scenario is over

Airline executives breathed a sigh of relief to their investors Thursday, saying they believe the threat to their operations from the rollout of 5G technology is now behind them. Although AT&T and Verizon have agreed only to temporarily delay 5G deployment at major airports, the CEOs of American and United both said there will now…MORE

Fact-checking six claims from Biden’s news conference
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Fact-checking six claims from Biden’s news conference

President Joe Biden held a news conference on Wednesday to mark the end of the first year of his presidency. Biden made at least three inaccurate claims during the extended proceedings, which he allowed to run for nearly two hours. He also made a claim about surprise medical billing in which he, at best, omitted…MORE

This bill could help to end energy poverty in the US

This bill could help to end energy poverty in the US

Energy is an essential component of our day-to-day lives. We use it to cook our food, stay warm in the winter and cool our homes in the summer. But home energy prices have risen during the pandemic while more people are struggling to just get by. For too long, lower-income American families have been forced…MORE