Thursday, August 5, 2021

Politics

Why Kristi Noem Is Rising Quickly as a Republican Prospect for 2024

It’s difficult to overstate the importance of marketing to South Dakota.At the confluence of Midwest and West, and bifurcated by the Missouri River, the state has relied on tourism since the early part of the 20th century, when...

G.O.P. Seeks to Empower Poll Watchers, Raising Intimidation Worries

HOUSTON — The red dot of a laser pointer circled downtown Houston on a map during a virtual training of poll watchers by the Harris County Republican Party. It highlighted densely populated, largely Black, Latino and Asian neighborhoods.“This...

Pro-Biden Group to Begin Ad Campaign Promoting His Agenda in Swing States

WASHINGTON — A new group dedicated to promoting President Biden’s ambitious agenda is beginning a multimillion-dollar ad campaign trumpeting his Covid recovery package and infrastructure proposal while contrasting Mr. Biden’s low-key style with his bombastic predecessor’s.Building Back Together,...

Senate Republicans Shun Earmarks, Embracing Spending Restraint Anew

“What we wanted to do is to reinstate the system and to correct, if you will, what has happened in the past and to provide the restrictions, the guidelines, the guardrails,” said Representative Rosa DeLauro, Democrat of Connecticut...

Biden’s Plan to End Afghanistan War Gives Some Detainees Hope for Release

That, however, left unanswered the question of what it would mean if Afghanistan was no longer an active zone of armed conflict, even as fighting raged elsewhere thousands of miles away.Mr. Haroon’s case may be stronger since he...

Georgia Faith Leaders Urge Boycott of Home Depot Over Voting Law

A major coalition of Black faith leaders in Georgia, representing more than 1,000 churches in the state, called on Tuesday for a boycott of Home Depot, arguing that the company had abdicated its responsibility as a good corporate...

Harris Says Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Will Create ‘Good Jobs’

new video loaded: Harris Says Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Will Create ‘Good Jobs’transcriptBacktranscriptHarris Says Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Will Create ‘Good Jobs’Vice President Kamala Harris visited North Carolina on Monday to promote President Biden’s infrastructure plan, saying it will...

As New Police Reform Laws Sweep Across the U.S., Some Ask: Are They Enough?

In February, Illinois enacted a law that rewrote many of the state’s rules of policing, and mandated that officers wear body cameras. In March, New York City moved to make it easier for citizens to sue officers. This...

Things You Didn’t Know About Past Presidents

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly, what was expected of her was the same thing that was expected of Lara Stone:...

Penn’s expanding political climate gears up for 2020 election

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly, what was expected of her was the same thing that was expected of Lara Stone:...
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WHO recommends masks — even for vaccinated people — because of delta variant

As the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus gained traction around the world, the World Health Organization urged vaccinated people to continue to wear masks...
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‘Freaky bad accident’ could derail Hawks

Trae Young hopes to play through pain. The Hawks point guard suffered a right ankle sprain in the third quarter of Atlanta’s Game...

U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States carried out airstrikes early Monday morning in Iraq and Syria against two Iranian-backed militias that the Pentagon said...

Kristen Schaal enters ‘The Mysterious Benedict Society’

Comedy veteran Kristen Schaal had a new experience in “The Mysterious Benedict Society.” “This is the first time I’ve done something where I have...

Are Black Creators Really on ‘Strike’ From TikTok?

Black creators’ concerns run deeper than simply obtaining dance credits or more brand deals. “We are being exploited, and that’s the core issue...