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Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provid...

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans

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Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan on Friday to provide coverage to all rural Americans and Native American tribes, where mortality and illness rates are highe...
16:00, 08/09/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from A...
16:36, 07/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to raise pay, expand worker protections Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan on Friday to raise wages and strengthen the rights of American workers, including "gig economy" workers such as Uber drivers, and fast-...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for peopl...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship...
16:00, 08/13/2019

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's op...
16:12, 08/23/2019

Candidate John Hickenlooper unveils plan to strengthen rural U.S. Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper unveiled a plan Monday that seeks to revitalize rural U.S. communities, which includes expanding broadband Internet, increasing funds for the agricu...
20:12, 07/29/2019

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business investment plan Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday aimed at helping minorities start businesse...
21:00, 07/07/2019

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
14:36, 07/03/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming Ameri...
16:36, 05/29/2019

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
12:36, 07/11/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people...
15:12, 06/05/2019

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House can...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Pete Buttigieg unveils mental health plan that includes $100B investment Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a mental health care plan Friday that includes dedicating $100 billion to a community innovation grant program....
01:00, 08/24/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren floats plan to empower Native Americans U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan, which aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law enforcement reforms and ...
17:36, 08/16/2019

2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg unveils plan to support unions, temporary workers Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg rolled out a plan Friday that aims to strengthen unionized workers and those in temporary positions, pay transparency and expand protections for farm wor...
19:12, 07/26/2019

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
21:36, 06/13/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper ...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to term...
07:36, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren reveals $85 billion rural broadband plan Millions of Americans don't have access to high-speed internet connections and despite efforts to bolster rural broadband, there's still a lot of work to be done. Presidential candidate Eliz...
20:48, 08/07/2019

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medicare and Social Security, and reducing drug prices....
23:00, 07/12/2019

Democratic hopeful Warren outlines $85 billion rural broadband plan Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren outlined on Wednesday her plan to bring high-speed internet to rural and Native American communities through an $85 billion federal grant program....
18:24, 08/07/2019

Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to give Americans more say in trade deals Amid a U.S.-China trade conflict that's more than a year old, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled a reform plan for trade Monday, which mandates more transparency and more public...
20:12, 07/29/2019

Elizabeth Warren unveils $85 billion proposal to guarantee high-speed internet access Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unveiled a proposal to guarantee universal high-speed internet access on Wednesday as part of a new plan to invest in rural communities....
16:24, 08/07/2019

Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic....
15:36, 05/08/2019

White House unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has unveiled the economic portion of its much-anticipated “deal of the century” peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians. It calls for $50 billion in in...
18:12, 06/22/2019

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine WASHINGTON — The White House on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at supporting its much-anticipated but still unreleased “deal of th...
20:24, 06/22/2019

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine Amid Doubts WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but s...
23:12, 06/22/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billion proposal to tackle the ongoing opioid epidemic in...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
04:00, 06/04/2019

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police off...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Democrat Buttigieg: stop 'endless war,' return to Iran nuclear deal Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless wars" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and vowed to return the United States to the Iran nuclear deal ...
19:36, 06/11/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his Ja...
09:24, 05/10/2019

Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty's Government....
07:00, 07/25/2019

Rural America still struggling for access to high-speed internet service As anticipation grows for 5G technology to be rolled out in big cities, nearly 15 million people in rural pockets across the country are still waiting for reliable high-speed internet....
23:48, 05/17/2019

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
06:48, 06/23/2019

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restr...
06:24, 06/28/2019

Microsoft strikes deal to expand internet access in rural areas of Midwest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services announced an agreement Tuesday to extend broadband internet access to underserved rural areas of Ohio, Indian...
14:12, 07/09/2019

A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to lightCharlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was r...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Trump’s ban on Chinese telecom giant Huawei could cut off rural Americans’ cell service The Trump administration’s ban on goods produced by a Chinese tech giant would seem to have little to do with rural America. But rural cell service providers across the U.S. are almost entirely ...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will 'wash away' among black Americans Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful says change will occur when voters see his policies will work in their interestsOpposition to gay marriage among African Americans will “start to wash away”, Pete ...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign....
20:12, 06/17/2019

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving o...
04:36, 06/14/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
21:12, 06/18/2019

Buttigieg rips Trump, says white Americans ‘can’t be defensive’ when talking about race White Americans “can’t be defensive” when talking about race, according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “I think the challenge for white America is to realize that we can’t be d...
05:24, 07/16/2019

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Satu...
12:00, 06/22/2019

PA state Democrat offers reward for internet to 'doxx' three teenagers protesting Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat and LGBT activist, offered a $100 reward for anyone who could release the personal information of three young girls protesting outside of a Pennsylvania ...
01:48, 05/07/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of i...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Google Fiber will bring wireless gigabit internet to Austin Austin apartment dwellers will soon get another option for high-speed internet. Google Fiber announced that it is rolling out Webpass to the Texas city, making it the eighth metro area to offer the se...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Jay Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee expanded on his climate change plan Wednesday, outlining goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and rewarding American farmers for gree...
02:12, 08/22/2019

Pete Buttigieg echoes JFK with service plan Drawing on the idealism of former President John F. Kennedy, Peter Buttigieg is asking Americans what they can do for their country — through national service. Navy vet Buttigieg, one of a number of D...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of ...
23:12, 07/05/2019

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
16:48, 06/14/2019

Democrat Inslee tries to separate from pack with campaign climate plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday outlined a plan to achieve 100% clean electricity, zero-emission new vehicles and zero-carbon buildings and retire the U.S. coal power plant fleet by 2030, aim...
03:00, 05/04/2019

'Storm Area 51' spurs rural Nevada county to draft emergency plan, approve 2 festivals Before the masses descend on the Nevada desert next month as part of the "Storm Area 51" event, local officials are pulling out all stops to ensure they are able to handle whatever crowds may come....
03:24, 08/21/2019

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
13:24, 07/03/2019

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing...
05:12, 07/01/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust ...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
20:12, 07/05/2019

Jason Chaffetz pans Buttigieg national service plan as 'more big government' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg plan to dramatically increase national service opportunities is just another way to enlarge government and spend more taxpayer money, according to Jaso...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a proposal that aims to increase service opportunities and ...
17:24, 07/03/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it th...
19:24, 06/03/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
14:12, 05/15/2019

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
08:24, 05/30/2019

Buttigieg releases plan to battle domestic terrorism in wake of shooting massacres In the wake of the dual massacres in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released a comprehensive campaign proposal that he argues will do more to protect Ame...
01:12, 08/07/2019

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
13:36, 07/11/2019

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana convictions, she announced on Wednesday. ...
08:36, 06/06/2019

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the econo...
02:36, 08/23/2019

HHS unveils action plan for importing drugs into U.S. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it was working on an action plan for importing drugs that could lower out-of-pocket costs....
15:24, 07/31/2019

Biden unveils plan to strengthen ObamaCare Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Monday to bolster ObamaCare by protecting people with pre-existing conditions, ​adding a “public option” like Medicare and us...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.      ...
22:36, 07/03/2019

SoftBank unveils $108 billion fund to invest in artificial intelligence SoftBank has secured pledges from Microsoft, Apple and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in artificial intelligence. The Japanese conglomerate itself p...
18:24, 07/26/2019

Lyft Loss Widens To $1.1 Billion, Unveils Waymo Partnership Lyft said Tuesday its loss in the past quarter widened to $1.1 billion in the ride-hailing giant's first financial report as a public company, as it announced it was teaming up with former Google car....
08:48, 05/08/2019

Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better data Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better dataSee Also:Warren Buffett just announced he's donating $3.6 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares to 5 foundations. Here's ...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Trump unveils new immigration plan, Dreamers left out TUCSON – Dreamer Jaime Tadeo has called Southern Arizona home for 17 years, coming over when he was 9-years-old with his parents and little brother from Guadalajara, Mexico. “I feel like D...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strengthen regional governments and promote the "homeland....
00:00, 07/11/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
04:36, 05/24/2019

Facebook unveils plan to ban misinformation about 2020 census Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect against interference, the company said Sunday. ̶...
11:24, 07/01/2019

HHS unveils plan to allow drug imports to lower cost The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday a preliminary plan to allow the importation of certain, less costly prescription drugs from overseas....
22:36, 07/31/2019

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based ...
12:36, 08/22/2019

The Morning After: Huawei unveils its Android backup plan Hey, good morning! Welcome to your end-of-the-week Morning After. This week included detailed impressions of two divisive new Galaxy Notes from Samsung, Instagram's 'huge booty' proble...
21:48, 08/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils New Plan to Reduce U.S. Gun Deaths by 80% Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren published a new plan on Saturday that pledges to reduce American firearm deaths by 80%, throwing an ambitious new collection o...
20:52, 08/12/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Bernie Sanders released a climate plan on Thursday that would cost $16.3 trillion during his tour of a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. The presidential hopeful called the town of Paradis...
09:24, 08/23/2019

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 ...
11:36, 06/17/2019

Protest-hit Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package The Hong Kong government unveiled a HK$19.1 billion ($2.4 billion) package on Thursday to support a slowing economy as escalating political protests and the prolonged U.S.-China trade war weigh heavil...
15:24, 08/15/2019

This Fourth of July, Americans will shell out $1 billion on beer If spending is any guide, this country's patriotic spirit is alive and well, with Americans coughing up nearly $7 billion on food for the grill this July 4....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 peop...
20:24, 08/06/2019

Sam Darnold has plan to bring out greatness in Jets offense It wasn’t exactly Joe Namath before Super Bowl III, but Sam Darnold all but predicted greatness from the Jets offense this season. “If we can get the details right, I think we’ll be hard to beat...
16:37, 08/12/2019

DC's Legends of Tomorrow Sneak Peek Unveils a New Evil Plan Well what a mess the Legends are in, though apparently it's slightly more complicated than the mess they thought they were in last week. In the exclusive clip above from Monday's......
00:12, 05/18/2019

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
23:12, 07/03/2019

Jay Inslee unveils 5-point plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced a five-pronged plan Monday that's geared to fight climate change change by ending fossil fuel pollution....
18:24, 06/24/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
23:24, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 20...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion ‘Green New Deal’ Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
13:00, 08/22/2019

White House unveils $50B Peace to Prosperity plan for Palestine The White House offered a $50 billion economic stimulus package to the Palestinian economy that will be contingent upon signing an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the Trump administration announc...
03:00, 06/23/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils a Plan to Expand Broadband Access The senator and presidential candidate wants to offer $85 billion in grants to nonprofits and municipalities to bring the internet to underserved areas....
02:24, 08/08/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and gree...
15:24, 05/16/2019

Jeremy Corbyn unveils plan to stop no-deal Brexit In a bid to thwart a no-deal Brexit, the opposition Labour Party plans to call a no-confidence vote against Boris Johnson's government. With Corbyn as an interim leader, Labour said it would hold a ne...
14:12, 08/15/2019

Kamala Harris unveils $100B plan for black homeownership WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan she would push for as president to increase black homeownership in the United States. Harris, speaking Saturday at the 2019 Essence F...
22:36, 07/07/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
21:24, 05/18/2019

Joe Biden unveils healthcare plan casting 'Medicare for all' as 'getting rid of Obamacare' Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a healthcare proposal Monday that cast the "Medicare for all" approach of others running for the nomination as "starting from scratch" and an attac...
23:24, 07/15/2019

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 3...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Gillibrand unveils $10 trillion plan to combat climate change Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pledging that if elected to the White House, she’ll spend $10 trillion over the next 10 years in both taxpayer dollars and private funding ...
17:36, 07/25/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what th...
18:12, 08/21/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
18:36, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial cent...
19:48, 08/15/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives like student debt relief in exchange for service....
16:12, 07/03/2019

Rumor has it there’s a cunning plan to bring back Blackadder for fifth season Enlarge / Rowan Atkinson is Capt. Edmund Blackadder and Hugh Laurie is the dimwitted Lt. George in Blackadder Goes Forth, the fourth season set during World War I. (credit: BBC) The BBC's quirky-yet...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Buzz Aldrin is looking forward, not back—and he has a plan to bring NASA along Enlarge / Buzz Aldrin wants NASA to go somewhere. (credit: Hubert Vestil/Getty Images) Just after Memorial Day this year, I began talking regularly with the pilot of the first spacecraft to land on ...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All' plan that won't kill private insurance Sen. Kamala Harris released a health-care plan on Monday that will transition every American into her version of a "Medicare for All" system within 10 years....
17:48, 07/29/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Immigration Plan That Would Decriminalize Border Crossings Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new immigration plan would decriminalize migration, making it a civil rather than criminal violation, following the lead of a plan by former Housing and Urb...
20:12, 07/11/2019

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
06:00, 08/19/2019

Mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer unveils child care plan Another city pol is auditioning to be the next mayor while Bill de Blasio is out-of-town kicking off his pipe-dream presidential bid. Comptroller Scott Stringer – who is also planning a 2021 mayoral r...
00:36, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to wipe out college debt, tuition In perhaps the boldest plan yet on tackling college debt, 2020 Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan Monday to wipe out all $1.6 trillion in college student debt, regardless of income stat...
21:36, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
22:24, 06/24/2019

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
20:36, 06/10/2019

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial dispariti...
13:12, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to...
02:24, 07/17/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that re...
05:36, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to eliminate $1.6tn in student loan debt Democratic presidential candidate proposes to pay for plan, which would cost $2.2tn over next decade, through a tax on Wall Street Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced legislation to eliminate the enti...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Getting Women of Color Paid More Fairly Sen. Elizabeth Warren—who in this muddled primary has definitely distinguished herself as the Candidate with Plans—on Friday unveiled a proposal to close the gender pay gap, with a particular focus on...
19:12, 07/05/2019

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his po...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clea...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Trump unveils sweeping plan to ‘transform’ America’s immigration system President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, shifting the system in order to favor admissions ba...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in par...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Kristen Gillibrand unveils plan to tackle mental health 'crisis' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday to take on the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove the stigma that she said has existed for too long....
22:12, 08/20/2019

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green te...
05:12, 06/20/2019

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils part of climate plan in motion NDP leader Jagmeet Singh intends to cut Canada's greenhouse-gas emissions almost in half over the next decade as he stakes out a claim to being a climate-change champion in the looming federal electio...
05:36, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unvei...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial dispar...
18:36, 07/23/2019

Biden won't promise Americans they'll keep their doctor under his healthcare plan LAS VEGAS — Joe Biden struggled to answer whether he could promise the American people that they could keep their doctors under his healthcare proposal....
06:00, 07/21/2019

Canadians worried by plan to let Americans import drugs A U.S. plan to let Americans legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada is causing concern among Canadians that it could cause shortages of some medications...
23:24, 08/01/2019

1 in 4 Americans Don’t Plan on Retiring Despite the Realities of Aging, According to a New Poll (CHICAGO) — Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of agin...
07:36, 07/08/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake Japan's SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a $3.8 billion valuati...
14:12, 05/09/2019

Huawei says new 4G internet plan in Canada’s north was approved by feds The Canadian unit of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd sought to distance itself from the actions of the Chinese government on Monday, when announcing a new project for Canada's North....
22:36, 07/22/2019

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
00:12, 05/29/2019

Branson's Virgin Group unveils plan to fund more female-founded start-ups Virgin StartUp — the Virgin Group's non-profit that offers funding and business support to British entrepreneurs — has pledged to fund companies started by men and women equally by the end of 202...
16:37, 08/12/2019

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climat...
14:36, 06/04/2019

2020: Gov. Jay Inslee unveils 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday unveiled a 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence, saying the United States needs a president willing to call out racism....
00:24, 08/07/2019

Biden Unveils Criminal Justice Plan, With a Focus on Reducing Mass Incarceration Joe Biden, whose long record on criminal justice includes the 1994 crime bill, cited the toll incarceration takes on poor communities and people of color....
13:00, 07/23/2019

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson – who is eying a 2021 ma...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Elon Musk unveils plan to build mind-reading implants: 'The monkey is out of the bag' Neuralink startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk: tests show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink...
14:12, 07/27/2019

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving ne...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Factbox: Alphabet unveils Toronto smart city master plan details Alphabet on Monday released details of a proposed smart city development for Toronto, outlining plans in a 1,500 page document. Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff said at a press conference that Sidewalk...
01:12, 06/25/2019

Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils plan to reclaim U.S. leadership on climate issue Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a sweeping plan on Wednesday to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change that includes proposals to resettle hundreds of thousand...
17:36, 06/05/2019

Bipartisan Senate plan aims to help more Americans save for retirement Bipartisan lawmakers introduced a new plan Tuesday designed to help more Americans save for retirement -- offering new flexibility and help for low-income citizens who've saved nothing....
23:36, 05/14/2019

‘I Have a Plan For That.’ Elizabeth Warren Is Betting That Americans Are Ready for Her Big Ideas Voters encountering Elizabeth Warren on the presidential campaign trail these days often seem surprised. After a packed gathering at an elementary school in Concord, N.H., in April, a 40-something wom...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by....
04:24, 05/14/2019

Deal with Taliban that would bring US troops home just the first step of two-stage plan to end war in Afghanistan THE BEGINNING OF THE END?: The United States is reportedly close to announcing a deal with the Taliban under which it would withdraw thousands of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for an end to h...
11:00, 08/03/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul country's 'dysfunctional criminal justice system' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Sunday a criminal justice overhaul to "reform every aspect of America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" by ending "for-profit gree...
21:24, 08/18/2019

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year term if elected president....
20:24, 07/11/2019

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
15:24, 06/04/2019

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."...
19:24, 07/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vastly expand the federal government's investment in w...
01:24, 06/17/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects ...
21:24, 06/22/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal aimed at...
20:12, 06/22/2019

Beto’s Green New Deal? Flagging in polls, O’Rourke unveils $5T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, trailing in the polls despite a high-profile campaign launch, sought to prove his policy chops by unveiling a $5 trillion plan to battle climate change...
20:36, 04/29/2019

Internet joke plan to 'raid' Area 51 gets stern reply from US military What has driven millions of people to sign up to "storm" Area 51, the US government's military base? It's clearly just a bit of fun by internet jokesters, but the US military isn't laughing...
21:24, 07/17/2019

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans...
07:48, 06/22/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the he...
17:24, 08/02/2019

Ahead of second round of 2020 debates, Biden unveils sweeping criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide ranging plan to reduce the country’s prison population, reform the nation’s criminal justice system and eliminate racial and inco...
12:24, 07/23/2019

Daily on Healthcare: 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils plan to fight opioid crisis Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
20:36, 07/02/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and fund a $5 bill...
00:48, 06/23/2019

The transformation of London's Northbank: major regeneration plan to bring new homes, shops and bars set to rival the Southbank Westminster council, which is to fund the £28 million transformation scheme for Northbank, is set to reveal plans for underused riverside space at the end of this month....
08:36, 06/06/2019

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain ...
23:12, 06/22/2019

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover past and future wildfire claims, Bloomberg reported ...
21:24, 06/21/2019

Trump unveils new 'modern' immigration plan President Donald Trump unveiled his new immigration plan Thursday that would give preferential treatment to high-skilled, "totally brilliant" immigrants. It would also require immigrants to speak Engl...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is...
04:12, 07/04/2019

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion tran...
18:48, 06/22/2019

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioids epidemic WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America’s opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over 10 years on ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Why India's First $10 Billion Foreign Bond Sale Plan May Falter The fear is that India may tread the well-worn paths of other developing countries such as Argentina and Greece who were saddled with sizable foreign borrowings after they failed to balance their......
06:48, 08/13/2019

LSE's $27 billion Refinitiv takeover plan lifts its shares to record London Stock Exchange shares rose more than 14% to a record high on Monday after it said it was in talks to buy financial data firm Refinitiv, in a deal worth $27 billion including debt....
13:48, 07/29/2019

Australian government close to securing enough votes for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister ...
05:12, 07/02/2019

Australia senate backs $110 billion tax cut plan to boost economy Australia's upper house Senate passed on Thursday A$158 billion ($110 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, the centrepiece of the conservative government's plan to boost an economy that is...
13:24, 07/04/2019

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
13:12, 06/26/2019

PG&E bondholders propose competing bankruptcy plan worth up to $30 billion A committee of bondholders of PG&E Corp's utility unit on Tuesday proposed filing a bankruptcy reorganization plan that would inject up to $30 billion, primarily equity, to help the California power p...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented,...
00:00, 07/08/2019

Facebook pays $5 billion fine, FTC orders new privacy plan Facebook must pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine as part of a settlement with the FTC and also agreed to measures that limit the power of the CEO.       ...
20:36, 07/24/2019

Standard Chartered Signals Progress With $1 Billion Buyback Plan Standard Chartered is planning its first share buyback in two decades, in a signal of its return to health after a multiyear restructuring and the settlement of a sanctions probe....
09:48, 04/30/2019

Google rolls out $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area Google has rolled out a $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a part of the U .S. lacking affordable housing.       ...
23:24, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen wins worker backing for restructuring with $1.1 billion battery plan Volkswagen workers backed a restructuring of the world's largest carmaker on Tuesday after Chief Executive Herbert Diess pledged to spend 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) on a new battery cell productio...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren to Unveil $100 Billion Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis Sen. Elizabeth Warren will unveil a ten-year, $100 billion plan aimed at curbing the abuse of extremely addictive opioid drugs such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and fentanyl. The Massachusetts Democrat, ...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Government To Plan $10 Billion Global Bond Sale In October: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the offshore bond sale plan in the annual budget, amid shrinking options to raise funds to boost spending on infrastructure....
14:24, 07/24/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s New $7 Billion Plan Aims to Support Entrepreneurs of Color People of color only own 18% of businesses with paid employees, despite making up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, to nobody’s surprise, h...
16:12, 06/14/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of t...
11:36, 06/23/2019

History Lesson: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Breaks Down Why Her $50 Billion Plan to Fund HBCUs Is Very Necessary Last week, 2020 presidential candidate and U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) outlined a radical education plan that addresses the racial and socioeconomic disparities in our higher education system....
13:00, 05/02/2019

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and P...
13:48, 08/23/2019

Jersey's $11 billion tax break plan spurs outrage over possible cronyism, marginal benefits An $11 billion economic development program in New Jersey is coming under new scrutiny amid questions over whether lucrative tax breaks meant to attract businesses barely benefited the state....
18:36, 05/02/2019

Stanford proposes $3.4 billion housing plan in high-cost California area Stanford University unveiled a $3.4 billion plan on Monday to build thousands of homes for students and staff to ease a local housing crunch, but some officials expressed concern the project would wor...
15:12, 06/25/2019

Germany agrees €86 billion plan to improve Deutsche Bahn rail network The 10-year plan is "the biggest railway modernization program" in Germany's history, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer announced. It aims to be a foundation for "active climate protection."...
00:36, 07/27/2019

China's Anbang is said to plan sale of entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has reportedly started a sale of its entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding....
10:25, 08/14/2019

Trump administration announces $16 billion farm aid plan to offset trade war losses The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a $16 billion farm aid package to offset losses from a 10-month trade war with China and said payment rates to farmers would be determined by where they f...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Kamala Harris Tackles 'Opportunity Gap' With Plan to Grow Black Wealth by Investing Some $75 Billion in Entrepreneurship and HBCUs With less access to traditional bank loans and often saddled with higher student debt burdens than other racial groups, African Americans are often hard-pressed to come up with the capital needed to s...
18:36, 07/26/2019

California governor scraps $16 billion plan for 2 giant tunnels, wants one to move water from north to drier south SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor scraps $16 billion plan for 2 giant tunnels, wants one to move water from north to drier south ....
22:48, 05/02/2019

China and India account for most internet users: 2019 internet trends report The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation ...
14:24, 06/12/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last nig...
19:48, 08/01/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
18:12, 05/07/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

The realities of rural 5G deployment in the US The chairman of the FCC announced approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third megacarrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you a...
04:48, 06/08/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying The Affordable Care Act was supposed to expand Medicaid nationwide, but the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to opt out of Medicare expansion has had dramatic, deadly consequences. New data sh...
23:24, 07/30/2019

Top 10 queer rural books Sexual freedom is most often associated with the city, but a small but growing canon including EM Forster and Sarah Waters tells a different storyIf the countryside appears at all in LGBT+ stories, it...
20:24, 07/17/2019

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billio...
00:00, 08/09/2019

Behind the string of rural hospital closures Since 2010, 107 rural hospitals have shut their doors, and many are eager to point the finger at a flawed drug savings program. But healthcare advocacy and public policy groups say it isn’t that simpl...
05:36, 07/12/2019

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky, kills one A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local...
12:12, 08/01/2019

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates for president....
22:12, 06/21/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rur...
19:12, 05/13/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:24, 05/03/2019

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it nee...
02:36, 07/13/2019

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government repo...
09:24, 08/03/2019

Pollutionwatch: how farming causes harm to rural air quality Concern grow over ammonia particles from fertiliser and bioaerosol from intensive farmsWe think of the countryside as being a place of fresh air. Each weekend thousands of us leave our cities to hike ...
00:24, 06/21/2019

Kitten Found Abandoned On Rural Road POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A kitten is recovering after he was found dumped on a country road. Animal advocates say this happens all too often. Teresa Stidham works part time at the Powell Co...
01:12, 06/10/2019

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund...
06:24, 06/11/2019

Which? calls for rural 4G infrastructure sharing deal Consumer watchdog Which? has urged mobile operators and the government to conclude to a network sharing arrangement if a target of 95 per cent landmass 4G coverage is to be achieved.The organisation h...
02:00, 08/09/2019

Should Democrats bother reaching out to rural America? Some say the party needs to do better at talking to people in small towns. Others say that’s a waste of time. For now, the 2020 candidates are giving it a shot....
12:24, 05/08/2019

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there....
23:12, 06/12/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diplomacy as "insane" and "short-sighted" on Tuesday, and ...
01:12, 05/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is maki...
11:12, 06/09/2019

Until broadband access improves, telemedicine won't help rural communities (Reuters Health) - Telemedicine has been touted as a solution to the dearth of doctors in rural America. But the same places where residents must drive many miles to see a physician often also have li...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Rural Metro puts out garage fire overnight PIMA COUNTY- Rural Metro Fire crews responded to a garage fire on the north east side early Monday morning. Late Sunday night, crews from Rural Metro responded to a call for a fire near Catalina Highw...
23:36, 07/01/2019

FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's the fourth round of support following last year�...
02:24, 08/13/2019

Authorities: 4 dead after rural southwestern Indiana crash ELNORA, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two children and two adults have died following a crash in rural southwestern Indiana. The Daviess County sheriff’s office says in a statement that a vehicle ...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Nonprofit Expanding Resiliency Program To Rural Kentucky JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating a following since its launch in 2011, focusing on ...
13:24, 05/28/2019

Budget 2019: Har Ghar Jal For All Rural Houses By 2024 "Ensuring India's water security and providing access to safe drinking water to all Indians is a priority. A major step in this direction has been the constitution of Jal Shakti Ministry," Nirmala......
12:48, 07/05/2019

FCC plans broadband expansion to over 100,000 rural homes and businesses The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it will expand broadband internet services to more than 106,000 rural homes and businesses across 43 states. Nine states -- Arkansas, Arizona...
21:12, 04/29/2019

Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear....
11:24, 05/25/2019

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
07:00, 06/29/2019

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:48, 06/21/2019

Rural Metro responds to near drowning involving girl, 4 PIMA COUNTY — Rural Metro firefighters responded to a near drowning involving a child Saturday afternoon. Officials said it happened around 5 PM in the area of Sabino Canyon and River Road. When...
16:36, 07/28/2019

Rural Nevada not equipped for big ‘storm Area 51’ turnout LAS VEGAS (AP) – The phone hasn’t stopped ringing at a 10-room motel in the remote Nevada desert since a Facebook post invited people to “storm” the mysterious nearby Area 51 s...
01:48, 07/29/2019

Ofcom opens up UK spectrum to boost rural areas Ofcom is to give businesses and rural communities the opportunity to build bespoke mobile networks by releasing licensed but unused spectrum on a local basis.The regulator is inviting applications for...
16:12, 07/25/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment fr...
04:12, 05/23/2019

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural ...
19:36, 06/28/2019

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state...
17:48, 06/16/2019

Rural Metro Fire rescues cat entangled in car engine Rural Metro firefighters rescuing a cat stuck in a car engine. PIMA COUNTY – Firefighters with Rural Metro Fire helped a cat out of a furry situation Monday. Rural Metro Fire Station 71 received...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
23:24, 07/19/2019

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the...
01:24, 06/17/2019

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing on Wednesday as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
17:12, 06/26/2019

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by th...
22:12, 07/12/2019

Police investigating after 5 found dead in rural Tennessee homes Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Lightning: Rural Metro Fire provides tips for staying safe While only about 10% of lightning strike victims are killed, 70% can suffer serious long-term effects.  So, staying safe is key. Jaimison Slyter is a wildland firefighter with Rural Metro Fire. This ...
07:36, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 5-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local...
21:00, 08/01/2019

Verizon demands $880 from rural library for just 0.44GB of roaming data Enlarge (credit: Verizon) A small library that lends out mobile hotspots is facing a tough budget decision because one of its borrowers accidentally ran up $880 in roaming fees, and Verizon refuses ...
22:00, 08/09/2019

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established deliv...
00:36, 06/07/2019

Maharashtra Widow's Historic Campaign Points To Rural Crises When Vaishali Yede was newly married, her husband walked into these fields one October afternoon and drank pesticide. The crop was poor, and he had debts he could not repay. He became one of tens of.....
07:24, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds...
23:36, 06/12/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Rural regions outpace urban areas in obesity, researchers say Research drawing on more than 2,000 studies of 200 countries found that more than 55 percent of the global increase in body mass index in the past 30 years has come from rural populations, especially ...
20:36, 05/08/2019

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor pe...
18:12, 06/04/2019

Obesity epidemic driven by rural communities, study finds The average body mass index of individuals in rural areas increased at a greater rate than city dwellers between 1985 and 2017 -- with rural folks gaining as much as 60 percent more than their city-dw...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Here’s how we can make STEM classes more accessible to students in rural America More than ever before, there is a high demand in the workforce for an increased emphasis on education in mathematics and sciences for school-age students. After all, two-thirds of all available jobs w...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia's hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday's election....
14:12, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Rural Afghans bear brutal cost of endless war As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backe...
14:24, 06/04/2019

How will mmWave technology limit deployments of 5G to rural and suburban communities? Early deployments of 5G mobile networks in the US rely heavily on millimeter wave technology, but deployments in Asia are more for sub-6 GHz. How will this impact deployment?...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Huawei business ban leaves rural wireless companies with few alternatives The Trump administration added several dozen more Huawei affiliates to a trade blacklist but extended a reprieve allowing some U.S. firms to do business with the Chinese tech company for at least the ...
02:48, 08/20/2019

Rural Metro: Five-acre fire in Pantano Wash most likely human caused TUCSON – A fire acre brush fire in the Pantano Wash is under investigation after it ignited near Grant and Wilmot roads Tuesday afternoon. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the blaze gre...
03:24, 08/21/2019

Huawei's ban will disrupt rural America's cell coverage, and the new T-Mobile can't save it What's the Chinese international TV station CGTN doing in rural Montana or Kentucky these days? Why, taking interviews from farmers and businesses that are directly affected by the US trade war with C...
20:24, 05/27/2019

In push to replace Huawei, rural U.S. carriers are talking with Nokia and Ericsson About a dozen rural U.S. telecom carriers that depend on Huawei for network gear are in discussions with its biggest rivals, Ericsson and Nokia.Read More...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15....
11:48, 06/17/2019

The Government Opened a New Holding Center for Migrant Children in Rural Texas (CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they lea...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Prawn to be wild: cocaine found in all shrimp tested in rural UK county The recreational drug ketamine also turned up in samples of wildlife examined in SuffolkResearchers have found cocaine in all samples of shrimp tested in a rural area of eastern England, with ketamine...
05:24, 05/02/2019

Bikers, military vets mourn 7 killed in rural highway crash RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Motorcyclists and military veterans are mourning seven members of a motorcycle club that includes Marines and their spouses who were killed in a collision with a pickup truck on ...
08:36, 06/23/2019

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault,...
04:36, 06/29/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the...
02:24, 05/15/2019

A widow’s pathbreaking election bid highlights a deep crisis in rural India Farmers have struggled under Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, contributing to a grim suicide trend, but they could also hold the key to his political future....
17:36, 05/16/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Rural Metro extricates driver from south side crash scene TUCSON – A person was transported to the hospital after they were trapped in a crash near Palo Verde Road and Interstate 10 Friday morning. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, a driver req...
03:36, 06/29/2019

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loan forgiveness, the latest effort by a Democratic ca...
19:36, 08/07/2019

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little abo...
19:12, 05/30/2019

Falun Gong's rural expansion plans stoke tensions Expansion plans for Falun Gong’s compound in upstate New York have heightened tensions with neighbors, who worry the group banned by China as a cult could harm the area’s environment and r...
10:24, 04/30/2019

SaT5G shows satellite-based 5G services for planes and rural areas A European consortium of satellite and terrestrial communications companies sees high-latency satellites as data augmenters or backups for 5G cell towers.Read More...
08:24, 06/20/2019

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to c...
23:24, 06/15/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15,...
12:24, 06/17/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local...
17:00, 08/01/2019

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get ...
06:48, 07/03/2019

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
19:36, 06/13/2019

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade ...
19:24, 05/20/2019

In Oregon, stark rural-urban divide fuels climate dispute PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The divide in Oregon between the state’s liberal urban centers and its conservative rural areas makes it ripe for the political crisis unfolding over sweeping climate legis...
11:36, 06/26/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass A small village in eastern Sri Lanka has held likely the first Mass since Catholic leaders closed all their churches for fear of more attacks after the Easter suicide bombings that killed over 250 peo...
12:12, 04/30/2019

Seven people killed in string of rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
22:48, 04/28/2019

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
22:48, 05/07/2019

The obesity crisis is growing faster in rural areas than in major cities You don’t need to look far to find some seriously troubling data regarding obesity in the United States and abroad. Waistlines are growing, and with them comes increased risks of a myriad of dis...
04:12, 05/10/2019

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America's soul with them At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficitWhen I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing ...
08:12, 06/06/2019

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderat...
23:24, 08/22/2019

Exclusive: In push to replace Huawei, rural U.S. carriers are talking with Nokia and Ericsson About a dozen rural U.S. telecom carriers that depend on Huawei for network gear are in discussions with its biggest rivals, Ericsson and Nokia, to replace their Chinese equipment, sources familiar wi...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social an...
00:36, 05/06/2019

At NITI Aayog Meet, PM Pitches For Clean Water To All Rural Homes By 2024 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean......
22:36, 06/15/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercis...
20:12, 05/08/2019

A sixth person has been found dead in rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.        ...
21:12, 04/28/2019

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
16:36, 07/18/2019

As rural India develops taste for chocolate, a dominant Mondelez extends its reach Two years ago, Satish P., a bakery owner in the small village of Harohalli near Bengaluru, had his doubts about stocking Mondelez's Cadbury Silk bars....
04:12, 07/29/2019

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the mos...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
08:00, 05/30/2019

'All Hong Kongers are scared': protests to widen as rural residents fight back Sleepy town of Yuen Long becomes battleground after suspected gangster attack on commuters Yuen Long, a quiet residential area close to the Chinese border, has become the unlikely next battleground of...
06:12, 07/25/2019

Election Results 2019: Rajyavardhan Rathore Wins Jaipur Rural Seat Again Rajyavardhan Rathore is a silver-medal winning Olympian and a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet. He is a BJP parliamentarian from Jaipur Rural and is seeking a second term in the 2019...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war i...
22:24, 05/22/2019

What the Hell Pete Buttigieg Several Democratic presidential hopefuls visited a Miami migrant child detention center together on Friday—but while all of them got a photo-op in, Mayor Pete Buttigieg apparently decided that was eno...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Pete Buttigieg Is Canceled There are a lot of reasons to dislike South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg: his attempt to ruin Lil Nas X, his bad policies, his opportunism...the list goes on! But he’s really done it this time:...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:36, 06/25/2019

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. T...
12:36, 07/11/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Drug overdose death rates in cities outpace rural areas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
23:48, 08/02/2019

Biden promises free tuition for medical school students who work at rural hospitals HANOVER, New Hampshire — Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged that he would extend "free tuition" to medical school students who work at rural hospitals....
03:24, 08/24/2019

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in the Gulf regi...
18:24, 06/20/2019

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
16:12, 07/17/2019

2020 Democrat: ‘We are well on our way to losing this election’ Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
08:00, 06/27/2019

Why Does Pete Buttigieg Never Wear a Blazer? The surprising upstart of the 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign has made going jacket-less his signature. What that’s saying about his electability and his image vis a vis Donald Trump...
22:24, 06/03/2019

Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken No one was dying to hear Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s opinion on whether former Sen. Al Franken should have stepped down after allegations that he’d sexually harassed women emerged in 2017. But last night, ...
14:48, 06/04/2019

China banking regulator will study ways to restructure high-risk rural commercial banks China's banking and insurance regulator said on Thursday it will study market-based and law-based ways to restructure and reform high-risk rural commercial banks....
10:48, 07/25/2019

Daily on Energy: Democratic campaign chair pushes for rural America in climate change plans Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet becomes latest Democrat to run for president Sen. Michael Bennet became the latest Democrat to announce he will run for president in 2020. The Colorado lawmaker announced his bid on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, becoming the 22nd D...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional deci...
01:12, 06/21/2019

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
09:24, 07/11/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment ...
21:24, 05/07/2019

Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat running for president Then there were 25. Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania and Navy admiral, became the latest Democrat to join the crowd of 2020 presidential hopefuls. The 67-year-old in a statement post...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Andrew Yang Becomes 9th Democrat to Qualify for the Next Debate Mr. Yang, an entrepreneur, earned 2 percent support in a new poll, adding him to the group of Democratic presidential candidates who will go to Houston in September....
23:36, 08/08/2019

Democrat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says she is a ‘no’ on Trump impeachment Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., said this week that she does not support launching impeachment hearings against President Trump in the wake of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report -- the lates...
18:24, 04/28/2019

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
09:12, 08/11/2019

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into R...
00:36, 05/31/2019

Mueller appears for testimony; Democrat says Trump not 'above the law' Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appeared on Wednesday for eagerly anticipated testimony at the first of two back-to-back congressional hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald T...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Democrat cautions about Trump’s July 4th extravaganza WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator says he fears President Donald Trump’s planned July Fourth extravaganza on the National Mall could turn into a giant Trump rally on the taxpayers’ di...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Trump says Squad is 'destroying the Democrat Party' President Trump called out the four freshman congresswomen known as the "Squad," claiming that not only are they bad for America as a whole, they are damaging their own party....
02:12, 07/22/2019

Fox & Friends Has a Little Meltdown About a Democrat Getting Applause on Fox News Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade suffered some sort of break from reality on Monday morning after Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg received (checks notes) applause at his Fox News presidential town h...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural commun...
16:24, 08/07/2019

Gay men are signing up for Hinge in droves because of Pete Buttigieg According to Hinge — an app that searches users’ Facebook connections to match them with friends of friends — there has been a 30 percent increase in profiles created by gay men since April 1, after P...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Pete Buttigieg tied for 2nd in New Hampshire poll A new survey in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House puts former Vice President Joe Biden atop the extremely large field of Democratic presidential candidates, with o...
16:12, 04/30/2019

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or co...
17:00, 05/26/2019

A New Test for Pete Buttigieg: Does He Feel Their Pain? Mr. Buttigieg is a technocrat trained in performance management. But his response to a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Ind., has raised questions about his ability to forge personal connections....
22:24, 06/24/2019

Buttigieg to seek outside investigations of police shooting SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police ...
23:12, 06/23/2019

Buttigieg sells out fundraiser at iconic Hollywood gay bar LOS ANGELES — Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) drew a sold-out crowd to a fundraiser at an iconic West Hollywood gay bar, providing an intimate moment with the first Democratic White House contend...
16:36, 05/10/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-r...
06:12, 06/28/2019

Buttigieg describes his coming out, need to bridge divides LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) described his public coming out as a gay man and elected mayor in 2015 and how the exclusion he experienced made him conscious of what it means to...
06:24, 05/12/2019

Pete Buttigieg: white supremacy could be the end of America South Bend mayor says this ‘is the only issue that almost ended this country’ amid controversy over Trump’s racist remarksWhite supremacy “could be the lurking issue that ends this country”, Democrati...
23:48, 07/21/2019

Trump mocks Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg President Donald Trump, at a rally in Panama City, Florida on Wednesday night, mocked some of the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. His targets included Joe Biden, Senator Bernie ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayo...
18:48, 07/01/2019

Are we really supposed to believe Pete Buttigieg was never a MAD Magazine dork? There are as many colors in the nerdy rainbow as there are lonely children somewhere out there in the world, greedily collecting useless knowledge about sports, video games, movies, comic books, stamp...
23:48, 05/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Monday his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in the second quarter. ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised...
19:12, 07/01/2019

Buttigieg outlines his first day as president on The Daily Show Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appeared on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” Monday and discussed his campaign including what he would do on his his first day as president if he won ...
10:36, 04/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Tax returns indicate Buttigieg among the least wealthy 2020 Dems Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released ten years of tax returns on his campaign website. They show that Buttigieg has earned six-figure salaries the past few years – but his income comes in far behind man...
23:48, 04/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg and the South Bend Police From the dawn of his mayoralty, Mr. Buttigieg has wrestled with the sort of complicated issues of race and criminal justice that afflict communities nationwide....
05:48, 06/28/2019

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion right...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Latina Border Patrol officer dubbed ‘Ice Bae’ is a Democrat A Latina Border Patrol officer who went viral as #IceBae after being photographed on-duty is a registered Democrat from Texas, records show. Kiara Cervantes, 26, identified herself Sunday on Twitter a...
16:48, 07/16/2019

New poll says Biden is the only Democrat with a comfortable lead against Trump Evan Vucci/AP, NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is the only Democratic contender for the 2020 Election who holds a comfortable lead over President Donald Trump, according to ...
01:36, 07/08/2019

Farewell, Swalwell: As One 2020 Democrat Drops Out, Will Others Follow? In the On Politics newsletter: Some candidates may be starting to realize time spent lingering at the bottom of the polls could come at a cost back home....
04:12, 07/09/2019

GOP candidate for Queens DA says he may not challenge Democrat Tiffany Cabán The Republican candidate for Queens district attorney, who is expected to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed left-wing Democrat Tiffany Cabán in November, admitted to The Post on Wednesday that h...
22:24, 06/26/2019

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small woo...
13:36, 08/10/2019

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
15:48, 08/10/2019

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro ...
03:12, 06/28/2019

Mueller 'wants to testify in private' to Congress, Democrat says – live Jerry Nadler, the House judiciary committee chair, told Rachel Maddow the special counsel doesn’t want ‘a political spectacle’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.09pm BST House ju...
15:36, 05/24/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for use of N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto ha...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said o...
01:24, 05/02/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesday she would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 b...
14:36, 04/30/2019

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the ...
20:24, 06/02/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, g...
04:36, 05/11/2019

Democrat Andrew Yang wants to be president - and give you $1,000 a month Andrew Yang is ready for his closeup next month at the first Democratic presidential debate, when he knows most Americans will have one question: "Who is the Asian man standing next to Joe Biden?"...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Who's been sitting in Pelosi's chair? Democrat Ocasio-Cortez In another first for rookie congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal Democrat from New York on Friday became the youngest woman to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives....
04:48, 05/11/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020 ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after...
16:12, 04/30/2019

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Ti...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday clarified her position on private health insurance after a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contri...
17:12, 06/28/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for pres...
01:24, 05/10/2019

Senior Democrat Nadler: No deadline for Trump impeachment A senior lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday rejected the notion that Democrats must decide whether to pursue the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump before the 2020 e...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to ...
00:36, 08/16/2019

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreem...
21:00, 06/19/2019

2020 Democrat Jay Inslee pledges to cut oil and gas subsidies and to 'end' fracking Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee introduced a plan Monday to end all federal government subsidies for fossil fuel companies and stop production of oil, gas, and coal on federal lands as a ...
17:36, 06/24/2019

Jessica Cisneros on Challenging an Incumbent Democrat: ‘There’s a Lot He Has Never Had to Justify’ Ms. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer, is running against a Texas lawmaker who has taken donations from immigrant detention centers. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected ...
18:12, 07/04/2019

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for govern...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark W...
01:48, 05/29/2019

The Trailer: How a moderate Democrat runs for Congress in the age of the Squad In this edition: How 2020 may shape the last congressional election of 2019, the mini-wave of Republican retirements, and whether two climate forums equal one climate debate....
07:24, 07/29/2019