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What to Watch in Janet Yellen’s Confirmation Hearing: Live Business Updates

What to Watch in Janet Yellen’s Confirmation Hearing: Live Business Updates What to Watch in Janet Yellen’s Confirmation Hearing: Live Business Updates Here’s what you need to know: Ms. Yellen served as chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2018.Credit…Kriston Jae Bethel for The New York Times Janet Yellen, nominated to be the next Treasury secretary, will tell lawmakers …

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Navalny, Back in Russia, Faces Court Hearing Inside a Police Station

Navalny, Back in Russia, Faces Court Hearing Inside a Police Station

Navalny, Back in Russia, Faces Court Hearing Inside a Police Station Navalny, Back in Russia, Faces Court Hearing Inside a Police Station MOSCOW — The Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny faced a court hearing on Monday at a police station near the airport where he was arrested the previous evening, an extraordinary move by the Russian authorities. Mr. Navalny’s …

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Confirmation hearing postponed for Biden’s intel chief pick leaders senate intelligence committee Joe Biden Washington Avril Haines

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Confirmation hearing postponed for Biden’s intel chief pick leaders senate intelligence committee Joe Biden Washington Avril Haines Confirmation hearing postponed for Biden’s intel chief pick leaders senate intelligence committee Joe Biden Washington Avril Haines A confirmation hearing for President-elect Joe Biden s pick for national intelligence director has been postponed until next week, according to leaders of the Senate Intelligence …

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Sacklers Deny Personal Responsibility for Opioid Epidemic in House Hearing

Sacklers Deny Personal Responsibility for Opioid Epidemic in House Hearing

Sacklers Deny Personal Responsibility for Opioid Epidemic in House Hearing Sacklers Deny Personal Responsibility for Opioid Epidemic in House Hearing Members of Congress on Thursday hurled withering comments and furious questions at two members of the billionaire Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, seeking to use a rare public appearance to extract admissions of personal responsibility …

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Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help

Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help

Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help Hearing Aids Could Use Some Help But, Dr. Lin said, “most of what you see out there — ‘$50 miracle device!’ — is complete garbage. People can’t tell which to trust.” Once federal requirements are set for over-the-counter hearing aids, however, manufacturers of quality PSAPs can apply for approval. “All the other PSAPs will …

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A Senate hearing promoted unproven drugs and dubious claims about the coronavirus

A Senate hearing promoted unproven drugs and dubious claims about the coronavirus

A Senate hearing promoted unproven drugs and dubious claims about the coronavirus A Senate hearing promoted unproven drugs and dubious claims about the coronavirus Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin, spent much of this year promoting investigations into Hunter Biden, trying fruitlessly to show corruption on the part of Joseph R. Biden Jr. Now Mr. Johnson, the chairman of the …

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Black lawmaker who admonished Giuliani and GOP at hearing says she’s receiving lynching threats

Black lawmaker who admonished Giuliani and GOP at hearing says she’s receiving lynching threats

Black lawmaker who admonished Giuliani and GOP at hearing says she’s receiving lynching threats Black lawmaker who admonished Giuliani and GOP at hearing says she’s receiving lynching threats A Democratic lawmaker in Michigan said she has received death threats after admonishing her Republican colleagues at a recent hearing featuring Rudy Giuliani for “allowing people to come in here and lie.” …

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What Hearing Loss Feels Like in ‘Sound of Metal’

What Hearing Loss Feels Like in ‘Sound of Metal’

What Hearing Loss Feels Like in ‘Sound of Metal’ What Hearing Loss Feels Like in ‘Sound of Metal’ Creating an audioscape for a movie about a musician losing his hearing is more complicated than it may seem. The filmmakers behind the new drama “Sound of Metal” wanted to take audiences into the experience of its lead character, Ruben (Riz Ahmed), …

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Today’s Tech Hearing Highlights by the Numbers

Today's Tech Hearing Highlights by the Numbers

Today’s Tech Hearing Highlights by the Numbers Today’s Tech Hearing Highlights by the Numbers The Senate Judiciary Committee concluded its hearing with Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, and Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, after more than four hours and 127 questions on Tuesday. The New York Times tracked each question. Here’s what we found. Republicans dominated, asking most about content …

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What to Expect in Senate Hearing With Zuckerberg and Dorsey

What to Expect in Senate Hearing With Zuckerberg and Dorsey

What to Expect in Senate Hearing With Zuckerberg and Dorsey What to Expect in Senate Hearing With Zuckerberg and Dorsey WASHINGTON — Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, and Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief, will appear before members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning to defend actions by their companies to moderate speech. It is the second time …

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