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Nice Car, But How Do You Charge That Thing? Let Us Count The Ways

Most charging actually happens at home, but concerns about how to juice up are tripping up would-be buyers. A lot is on the line for automakers. → Read More

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Elon Musk Passes Bill Gates To Become World's 2nd-Richest Person

The soaring value of Tesla stock has sent Musk's net worth skyrocketing, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The automaker's CEO has added more than $100 billion to his net worth in 2020. → Read More

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Why The Oil Industry Doesn't Fear Biden

President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to tackle the climate crisis. Nonetheless, the oil and gas industry is reacting with a surprising amount of optimism. → Read More

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Elon Musk Tests Positive And Negative For Coronavirus, Awaiting Confirmation

Musk was using the less-accurate rapid antigen tests. He said something "bogus" was happening and is waiting results from a test that is considered more reliable but takes longer to process. → Read More

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The Case Of The Soaring Car Prices

Since April, the price of used cars has surged. Some cars have even gained in value, which is highly unusual for an asset that usually depreciates. Turns out the usual suspects are behind this mystery: supply and demand. → Read More

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Major And Champ Are Major Champs In This Election: Dogs Return To The White House

A long tradition of presidential pets will be revived in January. And a little history will be made, too: President-elect Joe Biden's younger dog will be the first rescue dog in the White House. → Read More

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WATCH LIVE: Biden To Make Victory Speech As President-Elect

His path to being elected the 46th president was a tumultuous one, marked by unprecedented campaign challenges amid the coronavirus pandemic and an opponent who falsely declared an early victory. → Read More

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'Far From Over': Trump Refuses To Concede As AP, Others Call Election For Biden

Trump was at his golf course in Virginia when a slew of networks announced Joe Biden had won the race for the presidency. → Read More

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What Blockbuster Automaker Profits Tell Us About The Pandemic Economy

The auto industry was devastated this spring by coronavirus shutdowns. But the recovery has been much faster and stronger than anyone anticipated as demand for new trucks and SUVs continues. → Read More

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Oil Jobs Are Big Risk, Big Pay. Green Energy Offers Stability And Passion

Workers in the energy sector face two paths: The oil industry offers big salaries but more volatility, while clean energy pays less but provides more stability and a sense of mission. → Read More

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The End Of Oil? Battle Lines Drawn As Industry Grapples With Energy's Future

The pandemic is adding renewed urgency to a critical debate: Just how quickly can the planet reduce its dependence on oil? → Read More

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Founder Of Zero-Emissions Truck Startup Resigns After Fraud Allegations

Trevor Milton's startup Nikola is working on hydrogen-powered big rigs. Milton has been accused of making misleading claims about the company's technology, which he has denied. → Read More

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As Pandemic Stretches On, Revealing Possible Exposure Can Be Costly To Workers

COVID-19 is still spreading in many communities. Test results can be slow. And quarantines are often unpaid. This leaves workers with tough decisions about what to disclose and when to stay home. → Read More

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Oil Demand Has Collapsed, And It Won't Come Back Any Time Soon

The pandemic massively reduced the world's consumption of oil. Now two influential reports suggest that this state of affairs will continue well into 2021 — if not longer. → Read More

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As Auto Industry Roars Back, Worker Shortages Throw Up Roadblocks

The U.S. auto industry has an absenteeism problem. The word might bring to mind people playing hooky, but during a pandemic there are lots of good reasons people might not show up to work. → Read More

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United Plans 16,000 Furloughs As Airlines Cut Jobs During Pandemic Downturn

Just last week, American Airlines announced that 19,000 job cuts were coming. A federal aid package for the industry expires at the end of the month, and airlines are lobbying for an extension. → Read More

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Exxon Mobil Exits: The Dow Drops Its Oldest Member

Apple's stock split is the cause of the shake-up at the Dow Jones Industrial Average. But the symbolic shift also represents how Exxon, once a corporate titan, has diminished in stature. → Read More

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U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Didn't Give Lawmakers Credit For Backing Climate Bills

The Chamber has called for legislative action on climate, but the business group didn't take climate into account when evaluating U.S. lawmakers' voting records, an environmental think tank says. → Read More

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As We Return To Work And School During The Pandemic, Can The Air Inside Be Kept Safe?

Changes to ventilation — everything from opening windows to making pricey upgrades to HVAC systems — can help reduce the risk of the coronavirus being spread inside a building. → Read More

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GAO Deems Homeland Security Appointments Not Legitimate

The Government Accountability Office says the acting leaders of the Department of Homeland Security were not legitimately appointed to their positions. → Read More