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GM and LG announce another $2.3 billion EV battery plant

April 16, 2021

General Motors and LG plan to build a new $2.3 billion plant to build batteries for electric vehicles, a key step toward the US automaker's goal of an all-electric future.

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Democratic members pressure Biden to act swiftly on raising refugee caps

April 16, 2021

A group of progressive Democrats is urging the Biden administration to act quickly to raise refugee caps put in place by the former Trump administration, warning that "lives depend on it."

The stock market is throwing a global party

April 16, 2021

Spurred on by renewed optimism about the post-pandemic recovery and a strong fear of missing out, investors keep pushing stocks higher.

Philadelphia delivery man gets COVID-19 vaccine while on hoagie run

April 15, 2021

A Philadelphia delivery man on a hoagie run Thursday ended up with a pretty valuable tip to his name.

'The hardest year.' Charlotte couple moves to Nashville during pandemic for toddler's transplant

April 15, 2021

A family with a toddler expected the boy's liver transplant would keep them in Nashville for a few months, but this week marks one year.

New video triggers backlash to Andrew Yang's candidacy for NYC mayor

April 15, 2021

The frontrunner in the race for NYC mayor, Andrew Yang, came under fire Thursday after a new video made the rounds on social media.

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Some Trump congressional backers see campaign windfalls in 1st quarter

April 16, 2021

New fundraising reports it underscores how much the Republican small-donor base is rewarding loyalty to the former President.

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These countries were Covid success stories. Why are they lagging behind on vaccine rollouts?

April 16, 2021

New Zealand and Australia were once lauded for their success in containing the spread of the coronavirus. But now they're being criticized for their failure to quickly vaccinate their populations against Covid-19. What went wrong?

Nepal's rhino population grows as pandemic pauses tourism

April 15, 2021

Nepal's population of one-horned rhinos has increased to its highest number in more than 20 years, partly owing to a pause in tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic that allowed the animals' habitats to regenerate, conservationists said.

Analysis: John Kerry's Shanghai visit tests whether US and China can cooperate and disagree at the same time

April 15, 2021

The bipolar nature of the current US-China relationship is on full display this week, as envoys from Washington land in both Taipei and Shanghai, prompting Beijing to issue angry rebukes and hopes for greater engagement respectively.

UN rights chief fears Myanmar heading to 'full blown conflict' with echoes of Syria

April 14, 2021

The United Nations high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, has warned Myanmar is heading toward a "full blown conflict" with "clear echoes" of Syria in 2011, unless the international community steps in to stop the violence.

Japan to start releasing treated Fukushima water into sea in 2 years

April 13, 2021

Japan plans to release into the sea more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear station, the government said on Tuesday, a decision that is likely to anger neighbors such as South Korea.

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