White House hosting virtual summit on advancing democracy

The White House is hosting a two-day summit on democracy with participants from countries around the world. The conference comes as the Biden administration attempts to push back against the growing influence of authoritarianism. CBS News correspondent Enrique Acevedo joins "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more.

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Online Dialogue on Advancing Financial Equity for Individuals with Disabilities Now Open for Participation

The U.S. Department of Labor and ePolicyWorks are hosting a virtual crowdsourcing event seeking ideas to help improve economic and financial outcomes for people with disabilities.

(PRWeb November 04, 2021)

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Malian villagers battle advancing sands after lake dries

Since Lake Faguibine in northern Mali dried up, communities on its parched shores have had to defend their homes from encroaching sand dunes while finding new ways to scratch a living from the degraded soil.

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Sakuú Corporation Completes Follow-on Financing Advancing Toward Full Commercialization and Volume Production of Solid-State Batteries in 2022

Follow-on financing brings total funds raised to date to $62M — for the world’s first true multi-material process additive manufacturing platform. First generation battery sets a new energy density benchmark with increased safety and sustainability benefits — full commercialization and high-volume production slated for 2H2022. Second generation battery demonstrates twice the energy density and 30% less weight versus existing Li-Ion batteries. New market opportunities in AM manufacturing in residential and industrial energy storage systems, microreactors, and consumer electronics are underway.

(PRWeb October 06, 2021)

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Sakuú Corporation Completes Follow-on Financing Advancing Toward Full Commercialization and Volume Production of Solid-State Batteries in 2022

Follow-on financing brings total funds raised to date to $62M — for the world’s first true multi-material process additive manufacturing platform. First generation battery sets a new energy density benchmark with increased safety and sustainability benefits — full commercialization and high-volume production slated for 2H2022. Second generation battery demonstrates twice the energy density and 30% less weight versus existing Li-Ion batteries. New market opportunities in AM manufacturing in residential and industrial energy storage systems, microreactors, and consumer electronics are underway.

(PRWeb October 06, 2021)

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‘No question’ Taliban advancing, Pentagon says

Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said there is ‘no question’ about the Taliban’s advances in Afghanistan but downplayed an intelligence assessment that Kabul could fall to the militants within 90 days, saying ‘no potential outcome has to be inevitable.’

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