Joseph Hazelwood, Captain of the Exxon Valdez, Is Dead at 75

Joseph Hazelwood, the captain of the tanker Exxon Valdez, which ran aground on a reef in the icy waters of Alaska’s Prince William Sound in March 1989, dumping at least 10.8 million gallons of crude oil in one of America’s worst environmental disasters, has died. He was 75. The death was confirmed on Friday by his nephew, Sam Hazelwood, who More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
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F.D.A. Clears Path for Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

The Food and Drug Administration decided on Tuesday to allow hearing aids to be sold over the counter without a prescription to adults, a long-sought wish of consumers frustrated by expensive exams and devices. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
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Prosecutors Struggle to Catch Up to a Tidal Wave of Pandemic Fraud

In the midst of the pandemic the government gave unemployment benefits to the incarcerated, the imaginary, and the dead. It sent money to “farms” that turned out to be front yards. It paid people who were More...

By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2022
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Walmart strikes streaming deal with Paramount.

Walmart said on Monday that it had reached an agreement to include the Paramount+ streaming service in its Walmart+ membership package, bringing access to TV shows and movies from franchises like “South Park,” More...

By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2022
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Reckoning With Memories of Budapest

In early April, when my flight arrived at Ferenc Liszt International Airport, László Borsos was waiting for me at the arrivals gate. I hadn’t seen the man in 28 years. I scanned the crowd and found him More...

By admin On Sunday, August 14th, 2022
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How Frustration Over TikTok Has Mounted in Washington

In an interview, Mr. Beckerman called TikTok’s data collection “all very minor” compared with other social apps. To reduce security concerns, the app has said that it plans to store all its American data More...

By admin On Sunday, August 14th, 2022
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10 States, 2,400 Miles and More Than 100 Classic Cars

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a nine-day classic car parade, stretching over 10 states and 2,400 miles, with vintage vehicles, some more than a century old, leapfrogging across much of the United States. More than More...

By admin On Friday, August 12th, 2022
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For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

The climate and energy package approved by Congress on Friday aims to achieve two goals that are not always compatible: Make electric vehicles more affordable while freezing China out of the supply chain. Auto More...

By admin On Friday, August 12th, 2022
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Stocks Are Set for Best Stretch of the Year, as Inflation Eases

The stock market is set to notch the year’s best stretch of gains, as investors take comfort from early signals that inflation is slowing down and the economy is holding up. Futures for the S&P 500 rose More...

By admin On Thursday, August 11th, 2022
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Shannon Bream to Replace Chris Wallace as ‘Fox News Sunday’ Host

Fox News has selected its chief legal correspondent and late-night news anchor, Shannon Bream, to be the host of its signature political talk show, “Fox News Sunday,” elevating a woman to the role for the More...

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