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The Sunshine Protection Act, which cleared the Senate by unanimous consent last month, would make Daylight Saving Time permanent across the United States. There’s an age-old myth that daylight saving was a practice adopted to give farmers extra time in the sun to work out in the field. Daylight Saving Time is a system to reduce electricity usage by moving daylight hours to later in the day. The Sunshine Protection Act? “It’s really quite ridiculous how the promotion of the Sunshine Protection Act suggested that there would be benefits metabolically,” Neubauer said.thewestsidegazette.com
Murkowski, Romney back Jackson, all but assure confirmation
Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney say they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic nomination to the Supreme Court, giving President Joe Biden’s nominee a new burst of bipartisan support to become the first Black woman on the high court.
Sen. Manchin Says He’ll Vote for Judge Jackson, Virtually Assuring the Historic Confirmation
Sen. Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona have remained wildcards in the Democratic Party, routinely voting against their caucus and President Joe Biden’s agenda. “I met with Judge Jackson and evaluated her qualifications to be a Supreme Court Justice,” Sen. Manchin announced in a statement. Democrats hope that some Republicans join them in voting to confirm Judge Jackson. Republicans Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Susan Collins of Maine, also voted to confirm Judge Jackson in 2021. It’s expected Sen. Sinema will follow Sen. Manchin and vote to confirm Judge Jackson.thewestsidegazette.com
State of the Union: Biden vows to halt Russia, hit inflation
Addressing a concerned nation and anxious world, President Joe Biden has vowed in his first State of the Union address to check Russian aggression in Ukraine, tame soaring U.S. inflation and deal with the fading but still dangerous coronavirus.
Senator Rick Scott talks Republican views on Ukraine, midterms and January 6
Senator Rick Scott, a Florida Republican, joined CBS News' Lana Zak and Vladimir Duthiers to discuss the U.S. response to the Russia-Ukraine standoff, the upcoming midterm elections and the January 6 investigation.news.yahoo.com
GoBike Buffalo looks to create safer streets for cyclists and pedestrians
He said pedestrian deaths should not be something that happens, even once a year. And Heffernan said facing these issues starts by doing two things: one, decreasing city speed limits and two, redesigning roads and intersectionsnews.yahoo.com
Special Report: Biden says Russian invasion of Ukraine "remains distinctly possible"
President Biden addressed the nation about the rising tensions on Ukraine's border. Norah O'Donnell anchors a CBS News Special Report with Charlie D'Agata in Lviv, Ukraine, David Martin at the Pentagon and Weijia Jiang at the White House.news.yahoo.com
Jury rejects Sarah Palin's libel case against The New York Times
A jury ruled that Sarah Palin did not prove her case in a libel suit against The New York Times over an editorial linking political rhetoric to a mass shooting. The judge also ordered the case thrown out, but she is expected to appeal.news.yahoo.com
Famine looms on doorstep of DRC capital
On the outskirts of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the usually tranquil village of Kinduti is plagued by hunger, as the World Food Programme (WFP) tries to avert the catastrophe of famine throughout the country. The DRC is among the countries most-affected by starvation in the world, with more than twenty million people in desperate need.news.yahoo.com
Russia claims troop withdrawal from Ukraine border as diplomacy continues
U.S. officials tell CBS News Russian forces have moved rocket launchers and long-range artillery into possible firing positions, but the Kremlin says it is pulling back troops and wants to continue diplomatic negotiations. CBS News' Skyler Henry reports from the White House, and then CBS News reporter Haley Ott joins us from Kyiv, Ukraine, with the latest.news.yahoo.com
How to talk to your partner about money
CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS Mornings" to share advice on how to talk about money with your loved one. She discusses how to make sure you're on the same page as your partner financially, what topics need to be discussed, and how to have these sometimes difficult conversations.news.yahoo.com
Eye Opener: Russian military drills continue
Russia's top diplomat urges more negotiations over Ukraine as massive Russian military drills continue. Also, Novak Djokovic says he'll skip the French Open and Wimbledon if he has to get vaccinated to take part. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener.news.yahoo.com
'Our responsibility': Ukraine teens prepare trenches facing Russia threat
Ukrainian teenager Mykhailo Anopa had sleepless nights worrying about a full-on attack from Russia. Then he decided to do something about it: he and other boys from disadvantaged families started digging trenches for soldiers facing off with Russian-backed separatists.news.yahoo.com
Schumer: 'We made progress' on voting bill, filibuster rules
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats "made progress” toward changing the Senate’s filibuster rules to advance voting legislation, despite the dramatic collapse of the package that his party says is central to protecting democracy.
GOP paints Biden's choice for bank regulator as radical
President Joe Biden’s choice to become one of the top banking regulators endured a contentious nomination hearing Thursday, with Republican senators warning she would nationalize the U.S. banking system and Democrats saying she’s eminently qualified and would be tough overseer of Wall Street.