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Biden's Tax Plan Aims to Raise $2.5 Trillion and End Profit-Shifting
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AstraZeneca Vaccine Faces New Setbacks in U.K. and European Union

AstraZeneca Vaccine Faces New Setbacks in U.K. and European Union

By Benjamin Mueller

Britain said it would give alternative shots to people under 30, while the European regulator said it had found a 'possible link' with rare blood clots.

Biden's Tax Plan Aims to Raise $2.5 Trillion and End Profit-Shifting

Biden's Tax Plan Aims to Raise $2.5 Trillion and End Profit-Shifting

By Jim Tankersley and Alan Rappeport

The plan detailed by the Treasury Department would make it harder for companies to avoid paying taxes on both U.S. income and profits stashed abroad.

In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa's Militants

In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa's Militants

By Christina Goldbaum and Eric Schmitt

Violence by Islamist extremists in Africa reached a record high last year. Now, the Islamic State is using those attacks to project an image of strength.

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A Tiny Particle's Wobble Could Upend the Known Laws of Physics

Science | Out There

A Tiny Particle's Wobble Could Upend the Known Laws of Physics

By Dennis Overbye

Experiments with particles known as muons suggest that there are forms of matter and energy vital to the nature and evolution of the cosmos that are not yet known to science.

After Working at Google, I'll Never Let Myself Love a Job Again

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After Working at Google, I'll Never Let Myself Love a Job Again

By Emi Nietfeld

I learned the hard way that no publicly traded company is a family.

Today's Videos

Minnesota Law Enforcement Agent James Reyerson Testifies

Video Video: Minnesota Law Enforcement Agent James Reyerson Testifies

By Court TV

On Wednesday, James Reyerson, the Minnesota law enforcement agent in charge of investigating George Floyd's death, testified about how he collected information at the scene of the arrest.

C.D.C. Says U.K. Variant Is Now Most Common in the U.S.

Video Video: C.D.C. Says U.K. Variant Is Now Most Common in the U.S.

By The Associated Press

Dr. Rochelle Walensky the director of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Wednesday that the virus variant first discovered in Britain is now the most common source of new infections nationwide.

Biden Says He's Open to 'Good Faith Negotiations' on Infrastructure Bill

Video Video: Biden Says He's Open to 'Good Faith Negotiations' on Infrastructure Bill

By The New York Times

President Biden said he's willing to compromise on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal, but pushed back at critics who have argued that parts of the plan are not necessary infrastructure, including broadband internet expansion.

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