The Times view on the 73rd birthday of the NHS: Health and Wealth | Comment

Politicians have lauded the NHS after a difficult year, but continue to dodge questions about its long-term funding ROBERT MELEN/ALAMY The NHS may be the most celebrated septuagenarian in the world. Britons have applauded it from the doorstep, children have adorned their windows with rainbow drawings to express the nation’s gratitude, and its 73rd birthday … Read more

Brookings Register | ‘Strange times’: Shortages in auto industry nationwide

BROOKINGS – Take a drive past Einspahr Auto Plaza or the Brookings Auto Mall, and you can tell something’s up at the dealerships.  Brookings residents are accustomed to seeing a lot full of spotless trucks, sport-utility vehicles and sedans. Today, you might see only a handful.  “We have 17 new cars on the lot,” Aaron … Read more

Auto industry racing to 10-minute electric charging times

Electric vehicles (EVs) are simply not convenient enough for mass-market acceptance because they take excessive amounts of time to charge and consumers fear running out of juice before the next station, according to the auto industry. Automakers have sought to quell those concerns by developing EVs that go farther per charge and fill up faster. … Read more

Covid-19 News: Live Updates – The New York Times

An American Airlines flight attendant handing out snack bags before takeoff from Dallas Fort Worth airport in December.

Here’s what you need to know: An American Airlines flight attendant handing out snack bags before takeoff from Dallas Fort Worth airport in December.Credit…LM Otero/Associated Press Memorial Day weekend is typically the start of the busy summer travel season, but this year it represents something more: the end of one of the roughest chapters in … Read more