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Science, Tech, Environment

A Capitol Hill briefing is more like lobbying in another form. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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The FACEBOOK CEO takes a beating before Congress, while dodging several key regulatory and governance issues about the virtual currency. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Today on TAP: Boeing’s hard-copy apology blitz Read more

Tap

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The president’s chief economic adviser comes up short in remarks to infrastructure leaders in Washington. Read more

Economic Policy

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The tech giant appears to only be enforcing part of its hate speech ad policy when it comes to anti-immigrant hate group FAIR. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Today on TAP: Libra isn’t happening, and the Facebook CEO knows it Read more

Tap

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The New Democrat Coalition backs legislation that would preempt California’s strong tech privacy law, and replace it with next to nothing. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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ZestFinance is implicated in high-cost payday lending and backed by Peter Thiel. It’s now working with a government-sponsored mortgage giant. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Victor Juhasz

Existing laws give the executive branch the power to transform the energy sector. Read more

Day One Agenda

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Google partner Sidewalk Labs wants to remake the Toronto waterfront as a privately run digital development. It may really be a digital dystopia. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Unlike Mark Zuckerberg’s company, Google knows how to wield soft power to avoid estranging Democrats. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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It’s not truckers. It’s cashiers. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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At the resolutions committee meeting Thursday morning, two hours of debate only yielded a non-DNC sanctioned discussion—not a climate debate. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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FOIAs of the Federal Trade Commission’s back-and-forth with Google make clear it’s less a regulator than a helpful pal. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The question of the trail’s ownership looms large in a case that may be headed to the Supreme Court. The answer could determine the fate of natural gas megaprojects on the East Coast. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Is the Federal Trade Commission using the same deceptive advertising practices it’s supposed to police? Read more

Energy and the Environment

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The Trump administration is working to roll back a chemical safety disaster rule, putting communities like Baytown, Texas, at risk. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Science Journalist Jon Gertner discusses his new book The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future. Read more

America and the World

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The FTC admitted taking a higher settlement figure from Facebook in exchange for declining to depose Mark Zuckerberg. Read more

Law and Justice

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Why has one telecom giant hooked up with its chief rival—and what does it portend for their more than 200 million subscribers? Read more

Law and Justice