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How Biden Plans to Boost Electric Bus Production

How Biden Plans to Boost Electric Bus Production

This week the Biden administration is promoting a plan to boost electric bus production, proposing $45 billion spending to reduce...

Chauvin Guilty Verdict Reverberates in Britain

Chauvin Guilty Verdict Reverberates in Britain

Closely followed in Britain, especially among the nation’s black population. And many are celebrating now that the former police offer...

EU Targets Cutting Emissions 55% by 2030

EU Targets Cutting Emissions 55% by 2030

The European Union announced Wednesday a provisional agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 27-member bloc by 55% by...

Biden Pushes Plan to Boost Electric Bus Production

Biden Pushes Plan to Boost Electric Bus Production

This week the Biden administration is promoting a plan to boost electric bus production, proposing $45 billion spending to reduce...

US Trying to Insulate Electrical Grid From Cyberattacks  

US Trying to Insulate Electrical Grid From Cyberattacks  

With America’s electrical infrastructure getting zapped daily by an unprecedented number of cyberattacks, the federal government is taking action to prevent a potentially crippling hack of the...

New Technology Aims to Make Travel Safer During Pandemic

New Technology Aims to Make Travel Safer During Pandemic

San Francisco’s International Airport and United Airlines have become the first in the U.S. to test technology that enables domestic...

Czech Republic Urges EU, NATO Allies to Retaliate Against Russia Over 2014 Explosion

Czech Republic Urges EU, NATO Allies to Retaliate Against Russia Over 2014 Explosion

The Czech Republic is urging European and NATO allies to take joint retaliatory action against Russia following accusations that Russian...

European ‘Super League’ Plans Set Off Battle for Future of Football

European ‘Super League’ Plans Set Off Battle for Future of Football

The governing bodies of world football have threatened to ban any club or player taking part in the new European...

European Public Broadcasters Facing Twin Threats

European Public Broadcasters Facing Twin Threats

The pandemic has boosted audiences for Europe’s public service media, with Europeans turning to fact-based news, according to the broadcasters’...

EMA Finds Link Between Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and Blood Clots

EMA Finds Link Between Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and Blood Clots

Europe’s drug regulator, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said Tuesday it found a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson...

Fearing COVID Slump, Spain Tries to Deter Migrants

Fearing COVID Slump, Spain Tries to Deter Migrants

Spain’s leaders worry a world economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could send large numbers of African migrants to...

A Recycling Machine Sells the Idea of Consumers Doing More for the Environment

A Recycling Machine Sells the Idea of Consumers Doing More for the Environment

An innovative home recycling unit aims to revolutionize the world of recycling as we know it. VOA’s Julie Taboh has...