- Business Insider 01:24March 16, 2021Senate confirms Deb Haaland as interior secretary, making her the US's first Native American Cabinet secretaryHaaland will play a key role in pursuing Biden's climate agenda, which involves fossil-fuel production and environmental regulations on federal lands.
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- Business Insider 09:34December 24, 2020The FAA released SpaceX's rough plan to fly Starship rockets to orbit from Texas, and the agency wants public input on itBefore Elon Musk and SpaceX rocket Starship-Super Heavy to orbit from Boca Chica, the FAA needs the company to finish a new environmental assessment.
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- Business Insider 07:12November 24, 2020New FAA documents reveal SpaceX's latest plans for launching Starship prototypes on suborbital flights from South Texas — and potential hurdles to orbitSpaceX hopes to eventually fly Starships to orbit from Boca Chica, Texas, but it can't do so without Federal Aviation Administration approval.
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- Business Insider 01:01November 23, 2020Young voters in the US turned out in record numbers in 2020, powering Biden's presidential victoryOne data set said 52% to 55% of eligible voters under the age of 30 cast ballots in 2020, up from roughly 42% to 44% of voters who voted in 2016.
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- Business Insider 23:30November 22, 2020Trump slams the Paris climate accord at the G20 Summit, saying it was 'designed to kill the American economy'The US formally left the agreement on November 4, but President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to rejoin on his first day in office in January 2021.
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