A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to repeal the 1991 and 2002 authorizations for the use of military force in the Middle East amid escalating tension between the U.S. and Iran.
Vaccines tweaked for Covid variants fast-tracked, MHRA says UK’s death toll fuelled by its obesity problem, say experts Economy ‘will bounce back faster thanks to the success of vaccinations’ Rishi Sunak’s five-year tax raid after Covid crisis Fears of ‘mask apartheid’ as schools threaten to segregate pupils.
China’s legislature begins its annual meeting this week with economic growth, climate, and a crackdown on political opponents in Hong Kong expected to be on the agenda. The gathering of the National People’s Congress and its advisory body, the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, brings handpicked delegates from across the […]
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Engineering has been an important profession, helping to tackle major issues such as poverty reduction, climate resilience, public health, and sustainable development. “The foremost problem facing the world today is sustaining human development and preserving the planet. Whenever there is a problem, there is a need for […]
North Korea may be trying to extract plutonium to make more nuclear weapons at its main atomic complex, recent satellite photos indicated, weeks after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to expand his nuclear arsenal. The 38 North website, which specializes in North Korea studies, cited the imagery as indicating that […]
As part of its clean-energy agenda, the Biden administration is reviving an Energy Department program that disbursed billions of dollars in loan guarantees to companies such as electric car maker Tesla and the failed solar company Solyndra, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says. The program boosted Tesla’s efforts to become a […]
Kirsten Gillibrand was the first Democratic senator to call for her colleague Al Franken’s resignation in 2017 as he faced allegations of sexual misconduct, building a profile as a leading advocate for women that became the centerpiece of her 2020 presidential bid. In a series of statements, Gillibrand has said […]
The world’s hopes for curbing climate change hinge on the action by two giant nations whose relations are deteriorating: China and the United States. China and the United States are the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 carbon polluters, respectively, pumping out nearly half of the fossil fuel fumes that […]
The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar said the generals who have seized power in the Southeast Asian nation indicated they don’t fear renewed sanctions, though they are “very surprised” that their plans to restore military rule without much opposition aren’t working. Christine Schraner Burgener told U.N. correspondents Wednesday that after […]
Glenda Andrew pulls a tray of salmon from the oven, filling the community center’s kitchen with the aroma of garlic, cayenne, and lemon rising from its crackling skin. It is the scent of memory, of family dinners and church socials — the warmth of the Caribbean in the middle of […]