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Paving the Way: Colin Powell’s Career and Legacy

Colin Powell, former secretary of state and at one time the highest-ranking Black person in the nation, passed away on Monday, October 18 from complications of COVID-19 at age 84. Despite being fully vaccinated, Powell’s fight with multiple myeloma had significantly weakened his immune system.

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President Biden Orders a Minimum Wage Increase

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on April 27, 2021, calling for the minimum wage to be set at $15 for hundreds of thousands of federal contract workers by early 2022. Learn how to research the topic of minimum wage and how to locate executive orders just like this one.

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Tip of the Week: Locating the Statutory Authority of a Regulation

Congress often times will pass a statute and then grant an administrative body or agency the authority to issue rules and regulations based on that law. In today’s Tip of the Week, we’re going to explore how to locate the statutory authority for a regulation using a CFR citation.

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I Saw A Tiger … in My Neighbor’s Backyard

During the 2020 quarantine Netflix released docuseries Tiger King, which captivated America with relentless twists and turns, making it easy to lose sight of what is perhaps the most shocking revelation in the show: America has a tiger problem. Join us as we explore this issue further.

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Tip of the Week: Locating a Rule in the Federal Register

Do you often find yourself looking for an administrative rule and are not sure where to start in the Federal Register? This week’s tip explores how to search across the Federal Register to find a Final Rule.

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Chernobyl: Not Just Another HBO Drama

Thanks to the wildly popular HBO miniseries on the subject, the Chernobyl nuclear explosion of 1986 has become a hot topic in the news. Journey with HeinOnline into the depths of the disaster, and learn a little more about nuclear energy in the U.S. while you’re at it.

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From Poppies to Painkillers: An Overview of the U.S. Opioid Crisis

Drug overdoses are one of the leading cause of death among Americans under 50. With the opioid crisis rising once again to the forefront of U.S. news given the recent Johnson & Johnson opioid lawsuit, learn about the context of the epidemic and recent U.S. countermeasures with HeinOnline.

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Tariffs, Talks, and Trade Wars: The U.S.-China Trade Conflict

The Trump Administration has imposed steep tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of products from the European Union, Canada, Mexico and, in particular, China. As historic developments in international trade unfold, stay informed with HeinOnline’s U.S. International Trade Library.