Tag: America

Wealthiest executives paid little to nothing in US Federal income taxes, report says

By Alan Rappeport The 25 richest Americans paid relatively little — and sometimes nothing — in federal income taxes between 2014 and 2018, according to...

‘Turning the corner’: U.S. COVID outlook reaches most hopeful point yet

After weeks of coronavirus patients flooding emergency rooms in Michigan, the worst COVID-19 hot spot in the nation, hospitalizations are finally falling. On some recent...

US lays strategy to counter China, strengthen ties with India, allies | India News

Two powerful US senators have introduced a major bipartisan comprehensive legislation that seeks to boost the country’s ability to out-compete China, endorses the Quad initiative...

Joe Biden signs executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains

President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains across additional critical sectors of the US economy in...

In silencing President Donald Trump, two tech giants show where power now lies

In the end, two billionaires from California did what legions of politicians, prosecutors and power brokers had tried and failed to do for years: They...

A dozen US Republican senators plan to oppose Biden certification

Washington: A group of Republican senators led by veteran lawmaker Ted Cruz said Saturday they would not vote next week to certify Joe Biden‘s election...

China strategically captured entire supply chain of America, says US-based advocacy group

Washington: China, over the past year, has strategically captured the entire supply chain of United States, making it vulnerable and dependent on Beijing, said Lucas...

United States publishes list of Chinese and Russian firms with military ties

The Trump administration on Monday published a list of Chinese and Russian companies with alleged military ties that restrict them from buying a wide range...

The next Covid vaccine challenge: Reassuring older Americans

He can barely see or hear, but 95-year-old Frank Bruno lives on his own terms: alone, unafraid and now — thanks to the coronavirus vaccine...

It’s a Made-in-China holiday season for cooped-up Americans

WASHINGTON: U.S. imports from China are surging as the year draws to a close, fueled by stay-at-home shoppers who are snapping up Chinese-made furniture and...

Supreme Court rejects Republican attack on Biden victory

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden‘s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to...

Childhood without other children: A generation is raised in quarantine

Alice McGraw, 2 years old, was walking with her parents in Lake Tahoe this summer when another family appeared, heading in their direction. The little...

Biden names veteran economic and climate expert Deese as Director of National Economic Council

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday named veteran economic and climate expert Brian Deese as Director of the National Economic Council, a top White...

Donald Trump suffers another jolt as US court rejects Pennsylvania lawsuit

WASHINGTON: In a fresh setback to US President Donald Trump‘s efforts to reverse the November 3 presidential election result in the battleground state of Pennsylvania,...

View: The rotting of the Republican mind

By David Brooks In a recent Monmouth University survey, 77% of Donald Trump‘s backers said Joe Biden had won the presidential election because of fraud....

India has to be a key partner in engaging China from position of strength: Antony Blinken

WASHINGTON: India and the US face a common challenge in the form of an “increasingly assertive” China and New Delhi has to be a key...

What makes Trump’s subversion efforts so alarming? His collaborators

By Henry J. Farrell and Bruce Schneier Last Thursday, Rudy Giuliani, a Trump campaign lawyer, alleged a widespread voting conspiracy involving Venezuela, Cuba and China....

What we know about a suddenly important Michigan Elections Board

By Kathleen Gray The work of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers is not glamorous and rarely draws much attention. Its members handle matters like...

Trump aims to box in Biden abroad, but it may not work

On its way out the door, the Trump administration is enacting new rules, regulations and orders that it hopes will box in President-elect Joe Biden‘s...

Joe Biden: Get me Meacham! Joe Biden brings back the media’s good old days

By Ben Smith One afternoon in the spring of 2009, Jon Meacham sat in front of the freighted wooden bookshelf in his office and talked...

China will have to play by rules; US to rejoin WHO, says President-elect Biden

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden has said that he wants to make sure that China plays by the rules and announced that his administration will...

Fifty-fifty America: A look at the dysfunctional US, post-election, with Trump refusing to concede

President-elect Joe Biden is projecting the authority and purpose of an incoming chief executive, naming a coronavirus task force and vetting candidates for top positions...

Trump raises questions over electoral process, insists this was a ‘stolen election’

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday repeated his allegations of electoral fraud by claiming without evidence that the voting machines were “corrupt” and termed...

View: It’s the victory of centrism in US elections, for the time being

Donald Trump’s unexpectedly victory in the 2016 US presidential election was widely called part of a global swing away from conventional centrism to populist extremism....

us elections 2020: View: Biden’s ability to reach out to those in distress and comfort them sets him apart

Empathy (the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person) is the one quality a President Biden will have and which President Trump...