Tag: US

How Indigenous people are reclaiming their lands — and their sovereignty

Nearly 400 years later, the descendants of the very tribe at the heart of the Thanksgiving holiday are still fighting to reclaim their lands —...

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....

Michael Jordan donates $2 million from hit documentary to feed America’s hungry

Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief outfit, on Wednesday thanked His Airness for a $2 million gift to the organization, which comes as the pandemic...

Proud Boys ex-member details what happens within the group’s ranks

Russell Schultz sent video of the episode to CNN, saying the puncher should go to jail. The sentiment is a bit of a shift for...

‘ICU grandpa,’ who cradled sick and premature babies, has died

These were the nicknames that David Deutchman earned by volunteering for 14 years at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Every Tuesday and Thursday,...

Rally brings together Trump voters, far-right leaders in Washington, DC

Smaller groups of counter demonstrators gathered downtown and near the Supreme Court in support of President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory — which the President has...

Joe Biden will face this overlooked crisis on day 1

By: Mark Schmitt Most of the election-disaster scenarios that journalists and campaign lawyers prepared for don’t seem to have come to pass. True, President Trump...

After Biden win, Senate leader McConnell says Trump well within his rights to fight results

WASHINGTON: Despite President-elect Joe Biden‘s victory, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday President Donald Trump is “100% within his rights” to question election results,...

View: This US election will throw up a less ‘stable’ verdict for sure

By Atanu Biswas In 2000, a 5-4 US Supreme Court decision on the Bush vs Gore case ended the recount of ballots in Florida, and...

Police used pepper spray to break up a North Carolina march to a polling place

According to a statement from the Graham Police Department, officers pepper sprayed the ground to disperse the crowd when the demonstration was deemed “unsafe and...

Day of the Dead has everything to do with the afterlife, love and those colorful skulls you’ve seen around

The Mexican holiday, also known as Day of the Dead, extends over the first two days of November and has nothing to do with Halloween....

China, US economic ‘decoupling’ not realistic, a ‘lose-lose’ plan: Top Chinese official

Beijing: Deriding the talk of “decoupling” of trade and economic ties between China and the US as a “lose-lose” plan, a senior Chinese official on...

India upholds strategic autonomy principle despite close ties with USA

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s crisp reply at the presser following 2 plus 2 dialogue on India’s defence purchases from a variety of sources...

Family separations: Inside the search for deported parents

Sometimes, the people she’s seeking are nowhere to be found. “There are places where you practically have to climb mountains to get there. And when...

Derek Chauvin: Judge drops third-degree murder charge against former officer in George Floyd’s death, but second-degree murder charge remains

Chauvin still faces the higher charge of second-degree unintentional murder and a second-degree manslaughter charge in Floyd’s death on May 25, which sparked nationwide protests...

Alleged Whitmer kidnap plot details revealed in texts, video

One of the pieces of evidence is a video that was played in court showing the men doing training with weapons as they jump out...

As the coronavirus surges, a new culprit emerges: Pandemic fatigue

By Julie Bosman, Sarah Mervosh and Marc Santora CHICAGO: When the coronavirus began sweeping around the globe this spring, people from Seattle to Rome to...

Sheriff spoke in defense of accused domestic terrorists

Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf said he knew nothing of the alleged crimes being planned. But his apparent friendly relationship with members of the armed...

Can Trump squeeze more from his white base in Pennsylvania & beyond?

By Shane Goldmacher President Donald Trump’s narrowing path to victory in Pennsylvania, and the country, runs through small towns like Olyphant, where Dave Mitchko’s street...

Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping plot: Former Marines among those arrested after Michigan governor threatened

Military records also confirm that Joseph Morrison and Daniel Harris served in the Corps. Morrison, 42, continued to serve with the reserve forces until last...

The President and first lady tested positive for Covid-19. Here’s what CDC guidelines say should happen next

His announcement came just hours after news that Hope Hicks, one of the President’s closest aides, also tested positive. Hicks had traveled with Trump multiple...

Breonna Taylor case: Officer charged to appear in court

The arraignment is set to take place via audio conference call. No officer who took part in the March 13 raid is charged for Taylor’s...

Got what it takes? Apply to be an alligator trapper

Applicants for the position of “nuisance alligator trapper” are being solicited by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Division of Hunting and Game Management....

Breonna Taylor protests: Louisville police tell marchers to use sidewalks then call unlawful assembly when that doesn’t happen

As the marchers moved along Main Street shortly before 7 p.m. ET Friday, police officers set up restraining lines in front of them and on...

TikTok urges court to block Trump’s ban on app in US, files for injunction

SAN FRANCISCO: TikTok is urging a federal court to block US President Donald Trump from banning the video app, arguing the move is motivated by...