Daily Archives: August 27, 2022

Did Marjorie Taylor Greene Get PPP Loan Forgiveness?

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Conservative U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene received $183,504 in PPP loan forgiveness. Context The business owned by Greene and her husband, Taylor Commercial Inc., accepted a PPP loan in the amount of $182,300 from the federal government, which later forgave the loan with interest (for a total of $183,504). Partisan critics implied that Greene had […]

50,000 Houston Homes Might Not Have Flooded in Hurricane Harvey, If Not for Climate Change

Flooded homes following Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, August 30, 2017.Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Five years ago this month, category 4 Hurricane Harvey hovered over Louisiana and Texas, stalling for more than four days, killing at least 70 people, and causing over $125 billion in estimated damages. A study published this week in Nature […]

This Is the Best-Selling Product in the CVS Acne Aisle

This Is the Best Selling Product in the CVS Acne Aisle - This Is the Best-Selling Product in the CVS Acne Aisle

Perusing any beauty or personal-care aisle in CVS can be overwhelming with head-to-toe shelves and rows upon rows of what look to be the same products in different packaging. But in the acne aisle specifically, there’s clearly one product grabbing the attention of shoppers more than others: Peach Slices Acne Spot Dots ($5). Powered by […]

Unprecedented flooding affects more than 340,000 people — Global Issues

Heavy rains across Chad inundated the capital, N’Djamena.

Swollen rivers have destroyed nearly 2,700 hectares of crops and farming land as well as hundreds of homes, while record rains over the past month threaten food security and livelihoods.  Collecting data The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is supporting national and humanitarian efforts to address the emergency and provide urgent relief to those hardest […]