News Wrap: CDC extends COVID mask mandate for air travel, public transit

Judy Woodruff:

The backups are prompting issues from business and from the White Home. But Abbott claims he will not stop inspections at the other crossings right up until he receives federal assurances about border protection.

Federal agencies issued a joint notify nowadays of a likely plot to spread malware in industrial handle techniques. They did not title names, but U.S. officials have warned that Russia may possibly mount assaults to retaliate for sanctions around Ukraine. A person cybersecurity organization states that liquefied all-natural fuel and ability crops could be the targets.

Previous President Trump’s White Residence Chief of Staff members Mark Meadows is off the voter rolls in the state that he after represented in Congress, North Carolina, and he’s beneath investigation. State officials declared the shift now. Paperwork present that Meadows lived and voted in Virginia past year. He voted in North Carolina in 2020 and shown his residence as a cellular house.

In economic news, wholesale prices shot up much more than 11 % in March from a calendar year before. That is the most on file. And it follows

Tuesday’s information that retail rates jumped 8.5 p.c from a yr in the past.

Meanwhile, fascination costs on 30-calendar year house mortgages topped 5 percent past 7 days. That is the optimum considering that 2018.

On Wall Road, shares rebounded on upbeat corporate earnings from Delta Air Lines and other individuals. Significant indexes were up 1 p.c to 2 p.c. The Dow Jones industrial common attained 344 points to close at 34564. The Nasdaq rose 272 details. The S&P 500 additional 49.

And this year’s inductees to the Countrywide Recording Registry are out, with every little thing from Wu-Tang Clan’s debut album to “Moon River” by Andy Williams. The Library of Congress named 25 honorees today.

A single was Queen’s operatic rock hit “Bohemian Rhapsody” from 1975.

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