Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says some new policies would hurt iPhone security

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, speaks at the 2019 Dreamforce conference in San Francisco on November 19, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized pending antitrust regulation in the U.S. and Europe on Tuesday, saying that some of the proposed policies …

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Homebuilders turn to mixed-use districts, master-planned communities

Americans who are short on cash to make rent may need to face an uncomfortable reality: Conditions will likely get worse before they get better. U.S. housing supply fell to the lowest levels observed in over 20 years, according to the National Association of Realtors. That’s dramatically pushing up prices …

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Black families are achieving upward mobility in high-opportunity areas

Families have long sought to move toward better neighborhoods and schools to put their kids on the pathway toward success. A study from the Census Bureau is providing fresh insight on where to look. It revealed significant racial disparities between demographic groups. For example, white families have strong rates of …

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How Suburban Sprawl’s Single-Family Home Zoning Limits Housing Supply

America’s suburbs are sprawling again. Last year, single family housing starts rose to 1.123 million, the highest since 2006, according to the National Association of Home Builders, however, options for prospective homebuyers remain lean. Experts say the problems of America’s housing market relate to past policy decisions. In particular, they …

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Omicron wave shows early signs of easing in states hit early

A woman is getting a Covid-19 test at a drive through Covid-19 testing center as hundreds of cars and pedestrians line up to get Covid-19 test before Christmas holiday season in North Bergen of New Jersey, United States on December 22, 2021 as Omicron rises around the country. Tayfun Coskun …

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Airlines cancel another 1,300 flights as omicron, severe weather continue to snarl travel

Travelers wait in line to check-in for flights at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Christopher Occhicone | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airlines canceled hundreds of additional U.S. flights on Tuesday in the wake of winter storms and as the fast-spreading …

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