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TikTok Seen Moving Toward US Security Deal, but Hurdles Remain

The Biden administration and TikTok have drafted a preliminary agreement to resolve national security concerns posed by the Chinese-owned video app but face hurdles over the terms, as the platform […]




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What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

After making monthly payments for a set number of years — usually 20— any remaining balance is forgiven. (The balance is taxable as income, though a temporary tax rule exempts […]




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Why You Should Care About Your Right to Repair Gadgets

Why should I care?Tech products are among our most expensive household purchases, and their prices keep climbing. Not long ago, the price of a high-end smartphone was $650. Today, new […]




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Biden Urges More Scrutiny of Big Businesses, Such as Tech Giants

WASHINGTON — President Biden signed a sweeping executive order on Friday intended to increase competition within the nation’s economy and to limit corporate dominance, factors the White House says have […]




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Biden Revokes and Replaces Trump Order That Banned TikTok

TikTok’s woes subsided with Mr. Trump’s election defeat. Though the company is still under scrutiny with the Biden administration’s new executive order, analysts say the dramatic ups and downs for […]




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Treasury Ramps Up Racial Equity Review as It Deploys Relief Funds

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department is moving ahead with a formal racial equity review of the agency and its programs, putting in place an effort to ensure that economic fairness […]




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How Corporate America Views President Biden

In the waning days of the Trump administration, the schism between big business and the Republican Party burst into the open.While corporate America notched real gains over the last four […]




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Biden Plans Executive Action to Expand Food Stamps and Speed Stimulus Checks

WASHINGTON — President Biden will issue an executive order on Friday aimed at steering additional federal aid to families struggling to afford food amid the pandemic and at helping workers […]




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China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump’s Sanctions

China fired back at the Trump administration on Saturday with new rules that would punish global companies for complying with Washington’s tightening restrictions on doing business with Chinese companies.China’s Ministry […]




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Here Are the 8 Chinese Apps Trump Banned

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order prohibiting transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Alipay, the payment platform owned by Ant Group, and WeChat Pay, which […]