Jennifer McDERMOTT, The Associated Press

Jennifer McDERMOTT

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Providence, RI, United States

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Recent articles by Jennifer:

Judges rule on state abortion restrictions, shape Roe impact

The implications of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade are reverberating nationwide as states reemerge as the new battlefields for abortion rights → Read More

States move to protect abortion from prosecutions elsewhere

The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark abortion ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is prompting efforts in liberal states to protect providers and patients who have traveled for a legal procedure → Read More

States move to protect abortion from prosecutions elsewhere

The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark abortion ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is prompting efforts in liberal states to protect providers and patients who have traveled for a legal procedure → Read More

States brace for fight over gun laws after high court ruling

Governors, lawmakers and attorneys general in states with strict gun-permitting laws are strategizing over how to shore up their restrictions after Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision expanded gun rights in a New York case → Read More

Nuclear industry hopes to expand output with new reactors

The trade association for U.S. nuclear plant operators says it hopes to nearly double their output over the next three decades → Read More

Nuclear industry hopes to expand output with new reactors

The trade association for U.S. nuclear plant operators says it hopes to nearly double their output over the next three decades → Read More

US failed to stop fraud in COVID loan program, Clyburn says

The U. S. failed to take basic steps at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to prevent fraud in a federal aid program intended to help small businesses, depleting the funds and making people more vulnerable to identity theft, the chairman of a House panel examining the payouts said Tuesday. Democratic Rep. James Clyburn blamed the Trump administration for the problems in the COVID-19 Economic… → Read More

US failed to stop fraud in COVID loan program, Clyburn says

The head of a congressional panel says the U.S. failed to take basic steps at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to prevent fraud in a federal aid program intended to help small businesses → Read More

Congress examines fraud in pandemic aid for small businesses

The problems in the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan program included a finding by congressional investigators that some 1.6 million applications for the loans may have been approved without being evaluated. → Read More

Clyburn: US failed to stop fraud in COVID-19 loan programs

The U.S. government failed to take basic steps at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic to prevent fraud in a federal aid program, the head of a congressional panel examining the payouts said Tuesday. → Read More

Congress examines fraud in pandemic aid for small businesses

A congressional panel is set to examine payouts under a federal coronavirus pandemic aid program intended to help small businesses weather the COVID-19 outbreak → Read More

Energy secretary: US offshore wind jobs should be union jobs

The U.S. energy secretary and Danish wind developer Orsted say they want American union workers to build offshore wind farms to dot the U.S. coastlines — the building trades workers who could otherwise be left out of a transition to renewable resources → Read More

Energy secretary: We must find a solution for nuclear waste

The U.S. energy secretary says it is critical to find a solution for storing the nation’s spent nuclear fuel → Read More

Once dead, twice billed: GAO questions COVID funeral awards

The Federal Emergency Management Agency may have been double-billed for the funerals of hundreds of people who died of COVID-19, the Government Accountability Office said in a new report Wednesday → Read More

Gov. Whitmer wants federal aid to keep nuclear plant open

Michigan’s Democratic governor wants a nuclear power plant on Lake Michigan to stay open and she’s asking the federal government to pay for it → Read More

Gov. Whitmer wants federal aid to keep nuclear plant open

Michigan’s Democratic governor wants a nuclear power plant on Lake Michigan to stay open and she’s asking the federal government to pay for it → Read More

21 people charged with $150M in COVID-19 fraud, DOJ reports

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that 21 people have been charged in the past nine days as part of a nationwide enforcement push to root out those who exploit the pandemic through health care fraud schemes. → Read More

Biden launches $6B effort to save distressed nuclear plants

The Biden administration is launching a $6 billion effort to rescue nuclear power plants at risk of closing, citing the need to continue nuclear energy as a carbon-free source of power that helps to combat climate change → Read More

Biden launches $6B effort to save distressed nuclear plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is launching a $6 billion effort to rescue nuclear power plants at risk of closing, citing the need to continue nuclear energy as a carbon-free source of power that helps to combat climate change. → Read More

Boston Marathon returns to springtime spot for 126th running

More than 28,000 runners were signed up to run Monday on the Patriots’ Day holiday. → Read More