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    Ford Foundation to divest millions from fossil fuels

    The Ford Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, announced Monday that it will divest millions from fossil fuels, following similar investment decisions made by other sizable foundations in recent years

    New skyscraper lab will test elevators high above Atlanta

    One of the world's largest elevator towers will test elevators of the future.

    FDA unlikely to rule on Merck's COVID pill before December

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will ask its outside experts to review Merck's pill to treat COVID-19 at a meeting in late November

    United Airlines will add new international routes next year

    United Airlines is betting that international travel will rebound in a big way by next summer

    US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

    The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has slowed in the past two months

    Judge bars United from putting unvaccinated workers on leave

    United Airlines employees who are suing the airline over its vaccine mandate will get more time to make their case

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    UNC can continue to consider race as a factor in admissions process, judge rules

    A federal judge ruled Monday that the University of North Carolina did not discriminate against applicants who were White and Asian-American during the university's undergraduate admissions process, according to court documents.

    Australia is offering money to help victims leave violent partners

    The Australian government is offering one-off payments to help people leave violent relationships.

    NYC to remove Thomas Jefferson statue from legislative chamber

    A vote by a little-known New York City committee on Monday signals the end to a two-decade effort to remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson from the chambers of the New York City Council.