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Indiana University's Covid-19 vaccine requirement upheld by federal judge
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Indiana University’s Covid-19 vaccine requirement upheld by federal judge

“Recognizing the students’ significant liberty to refuse unwanted medical treatment, the Fourteenth Amendment permits Indiana University to pursue a reasonable and due process of vaccination in the legitimate interest of public health for its students, faculty, and staff,” Judge Damon Leichty wrote in the 101-page ruling. “Today, on this preliminary record, the university has done

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Government’s Futures Cop Departs After Leading Market-Manipulation Crackdown
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Government’s Futures Cop Departs After Leading Market-Manipulation Crackdown

WASHINGTON—The former prosecutor who conceived and oversaw the Justice Department’s effort to crack down on market manipulation in commodities and derivatives has resigned and joined the litigation firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP. Robert Zink, who left the department July 2, will now represent companies and individuals facing government investigations. He was the architect

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How pollsters are trying to fix election polls after 2020
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How pollsters are trying to fix election polls after 2020

While nearly all polls in the two weeks leading up to Election Day correctly pegged Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential race nationwide, polling performance was more mixed across states, and the average size of the miss on the margin in the presidential race and other contests was larger than in other recent

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Biden’s Facebook Attack Followed Months of Frustration Inside White House
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Biden’s Facebook Attack Followed Months of Frustration Inside White House

President Biden’s attack on Facebook Inc. on Friday followed months of mounting private frustration inside his administration over the social-media giant’s handling of vaccine misinformation, according to U.S. officials, bringing into public view tensions that could complicate efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19. The tough words between the White House and Silicon Valley escalated

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Democrats’ Budget Would Finance Sweeping Clean-Energy Plan
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Democrats’ Budget Would Finance Sweeping Clean-Energy Plan

The $3.5 trillion budget plan from congressional Democrats would finance a far-reaching transition to cleaner power, but it is expected to face opposition from parts of the energy industry and their industrial customers over provisions likely to raise their costs. The plan calls for paying money to utilities that make a fast transition to cleaner

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