Biden’s Defense Budget Is a Big Win for Hypersonic Weapons Contractors

The U.S.’s largest defense corporations can breathe a sigh of relief: President Joe Biden’s first budget proposal not only continues his predecessor’s commitment to hypersonic weapons, but it’s also seeking a major increase in government spending. While the Pentagon has …

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ICE Discussed Punishing Immigrant Advocates for Peaceful Protests

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement monitored immigrant advocacy organizations engaged in First Amendment-protected activity around a highly contentious immigration detention center in Georgia, according to documents obtained by the advocacy groups and shared with The Intercept. The public records show …

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Chicago Bears submit bid to buy Arlington Park

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — The Chicago Bears announced Thursday the organization has submitted a bid to buy Arlington Park.

Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips released a statement to WGN News that said:

We recently submitted a bid to purchase …

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UCLA finds link between poor air quality, COVID vulnerability

LOS ANGELES — Long-term exposure to poor air quality increased the risk of COVID-19 throughout the country last year, according to a UCLA-led research team.
The researchers found that the use of preventative measures — like stay-at-home orders and masking …

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