Urban Areas

Japan expands Covid-19 emergency area as 350,000 people sign petition demanding Olympics are scrapped

Japan expands Covid-19 emergency area as 350,000 people sign petition demanding Olympics are scrapped

29 minutes ago   |   RT

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced a state of emergency will be extended to areas with infection spikes, as 350,000 people signed a petition for the Olympic Games...
Read more ...

GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn let his son live in a storage unit in the US Capitol basement for weeks, lawsuit claims

GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn let his son live in a storage unit in the US Capitol basement for weeks, lawsuit claims

35 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado allowed his son to live in a storage unit in the basement of the US Capitol for a few weeks, according to a lawsuit...
Read more ...

‘A Visual Embodiment of Joy.' Chanel Miller and More AAPI Artists Create Vibrant Murals for Chinatown Restaurants

43 minutes ago   |   Time

On Bayard Street in Manhattan's Chinatown, artist and activist Chanel Miller created a mural to cover the outdoor dining structure at Alimama and Yin Ji Chang Fen. Along the...
Read more ...

Video: Gorgeous stretch of days in 70s

Video: Gorgeous stretch of days in 70s

59 minutes ago   |   WCVB

Get the latest Boston-area weather forecast.
Read more ...

Hamas Unconcerned by Potential Israeli Ground Invasion, Says They Can 'Increase Our Catch' of Soldiers

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

"As always, the aim is to strike military targets and to minimize collateral damage and civilian casualties," an Israeli military spokesman said. "Unlike our very elaborate...
Read more ...

How a daring daylight raid broadcast on live TV made the elite British SAS back into a household name

How a daring daylight raid broadcast on live TV made the elite British SAS back into a household name

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On April 30, 1980, a group of six Iranian terrorists stormed the Iranian Embassy in London and took the diplomatic staff and several bystanders...
Read more ...

Britain to ‘flex' vaccine rollout to adapt to rapidly growing Indian Covid variant

Britain to ‘flex' vaccine rollout to adapt to rapidly growing Indian Covid variant

1 hour ago   |   RT

The UK's vaccines minister has said the country will be adapting its vaccination plan to tackle the increasing prevalence of the Indian variant, and additional doses have been...
Read more ...

12 advertising upstarts that are challenging ad giants like WPP and Omnicom

12 advertising upstarts that are challenging ad giants like WPP and Omnicom

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Six ad holding companies - WPP, Omnicom, Publicis, IPG, Dentsu, and Havas - have long dominated ad spending but now face challenges from all sides. Chris...
Read more ...

Are Liberal Cities Turning Against Their Progressive Prosecutors?

3 hours ago   |   The New Republic

In 2016, the killing of Laquan McDonald brought reform prosecutor Kim Foxx into office in Chicago. Larry Krasner, a criminal defense attorney who had sued the Philadelphia...
Read more ...

Palestinians flee as Israeli artillery pounds northern Gaza

Palestinians flee as Israeli artillery pounds northern Gaza

3 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian families grabbed their children and belongings and fled neighborhoods on the outskirts of Gaza City on Friday as Israel unleashed heavy...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

New York's Elise Stefanik Installed As New GOP Conference Chair

New York's Elise Stefanik Installed As New GOP Conference Chair

The vote came two days after House Republicans ousted Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from the leadership role after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump. (Image... Read more ...

Elon Musk's net worth plummets by $25 billion after a tumultuous week

Elon Musk's net worth plummets by $25 billion after a tumultuous week

Summary List Placement Elon Musk's net worth dropped by $25 billion within the week Tesla stopped accepting Bitcoin payments and the billionaire hosted Saturday Night Live. The... Read more ...

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

CDC director: Mask-wearing will ‘be hard to let go' despite new guidance

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Friday that mask-wearing will “be hard to let go” of for some and argued Americans should... Read more ...

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and...

Unemployment benefits are competitive with most states' average wages - and it could explain why Americans aren't rushing back to work

Summary List Placement The federal government significantly expanded unemployment benefits for much of the pandemic as millions of Americans lost their jobs amid lockdowns... Read more ...

You still need to wear a mask on planes, trains, and buses - even if you've...

You still need to wear a mask on planes, trains, and buses - even if you've been fully vaccinated

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that fully-vaccinated Americans don't have to wear masks indoors , provided individual... Read more ...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC...

Walmart, Target, and Starbucks are keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday relaxed guidance for mask-wearing in indoor and outdoor spaces for fully vaccinated people... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...