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Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative...
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Northern Ireland Dispute Far From Resolved as EU, U.K. Meet

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.K. Minister David Frost travels to Brussels on Thursday to discuss the tussle over Northern Ireland over dinner with European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, but...
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House Lawmakers Advance Historic Bill To Form Reparations Commission

House Lawmakers Advance Historic Bill To Form Reparations Commission

5 hours ago   |   NPR

The legislation would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend "appropriate remedies" to Congress...
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House committee approves bill to create commission on slavery reparations, supporters call it long overdue

8 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee voted against the measure, arguing that reparations would force citizens who have no history of enslavers in their family or who...
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Army sergeant charged with assault after video shows him accosting, shoving Black man

9 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A white non-commissioned Army officer depicted in a viral video accosting and shoving a Black man in a South Carolina neighborhood has been charged with third-degree assault.
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Army sergeant charged with assault after video shows him accosting, shoving Black man

10 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

A white non-commissioned Army officer depicted in a viral video accosting and shoving a Black man in a South Carolina neighborhood has been charged with third-degree assault.
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Democrats to introduce legislation to expand Supreme Court from 9 to 13 justices

10 hours ago   |   NBC News

Last week, President Joe Biden announced the formation of a commission to study the court's structure, including length of service and number of justices.
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House panel poised to advance bill on slavery reparations

13 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A House panel is expected to advance a decadeslong effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves with a vote Wednesday on legislation that would create a...
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Charlie Baker pitches ‘Red Sox Week' at the Hynes as part of vaccine push for hard-hit communities

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker is pitching a “Red Sox Week” at the Hynes Convention Center's mass vaccination site to encourage folks from communities hardest hit by the coronavirus...
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Can a Latina law professor help reform the Supreme Court?

17 hours ago   |   NBC News

Latina legal scholar Cristina M. Rodríguez, a professor at Yale Law School, is the co-chair of a commission created by Pres. Joe Biden to study possible Supreme Court reform.
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BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe... Read more ...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

Scientists have found a way to turn spider webs into music - and it sounds every bit as eerie as you'd imagine. Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...