A spate of high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. has sparked calls for Congress to look at imposing a ban on so-called assault weapons - covering the types of guns used in both the recent Buffalo grocery attack and that on an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Such a prohibition has been in place before.
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Inflation surged at the fastest pace in over 40 years in May 2022, pushing the Federal Reserve toward a more aggressive pace of interest rate increases to slow it down.
The Biden administration announced it was putting a two-year freeze on the threat of new solar tariffs, throwing a lifeline to U.S. solar installers - and likely to the country's ability to meet its climate goals.
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act required the USDA to update not just the rules about what was served for the reimbursable lunch, but also the rules for things like snacks and beverages that are sold in vending machines or other places in the school.
The U.S. Food and Drug Association shut down Abbott Nutrition's factory in Michigan after Abbott's nationwide recall of multiple brands of formula amid concerns over bacterial infections.
As the pandemic unfolded, the work of chaplains - increasingly called spiritual care providers - changed.
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Being up to date on COVID-19 vaccines means having had three or four doses of the same shot at this point. Current boosters are the same formulations as the first authorized shots, based on the original strain of the coronavirus that emerged in late 2019.
The mere thought of barbecue's smokey scents and intoxicating flavors is enough to get most mouths watering.