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Americans are still pretty happy with their private health insurance

Americans are still pretty happy with their private health insurance

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren may not like private health insurance, but many Americans do. Some 71% of Americans rate their private coverage as “excellent” or “good,” according to the latest Gallup poll, released Monday. The share has remained fairly constant in recent years, even though 2020 presidential candidates like Sanders and Warren have…MORE

Motto linked to hate group removed from West Point football flag

Motto linked to hate group removed from West Point football flag

The US Military Academy removed a longtime motto from its football team’s spirit flag because the phrase is linked to hate groups, the academy said in a statement on Monday. The letters GFBD, an abbreviation of “God Forgives, Brothers Don’t,” graced the Army team’s skull and crossbones spirit flag for more than 25 years, according…MORE

SpaceX wants to beam internet from space. This could be its biggest hurdle

SpaceX wants to beam internet from space. This could be its biggest hurdle

SpaceX wants to be your next Wi-Fi provider. It’s hoping to build a constellation of satellites to deliver cheap, lightning-quick broadband from space — and the toughest obstacle could be on the ground. The company took its first major steps this year by launching the first 100-plus satellites for its network, called Starlink, with an…MORE

George H.W. Bush’s grandson announces bid for Texas congressional seat

George H.W. Bush’s grandson announces bid for Texas congressional seat

Pierce Bush, a grandson of former President George H.W. Bush, is running for Congress in Texas. Bush, a nonprofit executive, is seeking to succeed Rep. Pete Olson, a Republican who announced in July he will not run for reelection to represent Texas’ 22nd Congressional District. Bush announced his candidacy in a campaign video in which…MORE

Climate change could wipe $2.3 trillion off global stocks

Climate change could wipe $2.3 trillion off global stocks

Policies designed to combat climate change could permanently slash the value of companies around the world by up to $2.3 trillion. That’s according to a new report from Principles for Responsible Investment that examines how “inevitable” policies such as banning internal combustion engines will affect stock prices. The analysis concludes that up to $2.3 trillion,…MORE

Bill Hemmer to succeed Shep Smith as Fox’s afternoon news anchor

Bill Hemmer to succeed Shep Smith as Fox’s afternoon news anchor

Bill Hemmer will succeed Shepard Smith as the anchor of Fox News Channel’s 3 p.m. news program, the network said on Monday. The show will be renamed “Bill Hemmer Reports” and it will debut on January 20. Hemmer, a veteran journalist and broadcaster, joined Fox from CNN in 2005 and has been one of the…MORE

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