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Pipeline CEO: Ransom Payment Among My ‘Toughest Decisions’

(Associated Press) The chief executive of the massive fuel pipeline hit by ransomware last month told senators on Tuesday that authorizing a...

How Lumber Prices Are Hammering Housing Affordability for Home Owners

(National Association of Home Builders) Skyrocketing lumber prices and supply-chain challenges continue to slow home construction, even amid higher demand. Both new home sales and existing...

Water Polo Players Get $14 Million in Sex Abuse Settlement

(Associated Press) A dozen female water polo players who accused their coach of sexual abuse will split nearly $14 million after settling...

Biden Bans Investments in Chinese Firms His Son and Bill Gates Profited From

(The National Pulse) President Joe Biden banned investment in nearly 60 firms due to close ties to the Chinese Communist Party military...

Jeff Bezos to Ride His Own Rocket into Space

(Associated Press) Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket into space next month, joining the first crew to fly in a Blue...

‘Taper’ Talk Is Back: Will a Tantrum Follow?

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) ‘Taper’ talk from the Federal Reserve is back in focus. But for...

Amazon Driver Attacks ‘Privileged’ White Woman During Delivery Dispute

(New York Post) A 21-year-old Amazon driver has been arrested after savagely attacking a 67-year-old customer Thursday following a dispute over a...

US Economy: Plenty of Growth, Not Enough Workers or Supplies

(Associated Press) The U.S. economy is sparking confusion and whiplash almost as fast as it's adding jobs. Barely more...

How Facebook Turned Its Market Success Into a Culture War on America

(Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute) In twenty-first-century America, millions of Americans—Christians and social conservatives especially—are finding that the nation’s most influential institutions appear...

Sugar Worker, 86, Fatally Shoots Boss After Firing

(Associated Press) An 86-year-old sugar mill worker with 31 years on the job fatally shot his boss after he was refused another...