Biden Infrastructure Push Highlights Economic Gender Gaps

BIDEN INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH HIGHLIGHTS ECONOMIC GENDER GAPS

Many traditional infrastructure jobs have gone to men in the past. Progressives like Rep. Katie Porter fear that the way Biden is splitting...

Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct

MUSLIM CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER ACCUSED OF HARASSMENT, MISCONDUCT

A former chapter leader at the Council on American-Islamic Relations was accused of domestic abuse. Since then, other women have come...

 
 
 
House Lawmakers Advance Historic Bill To Form Reparations Commission

HOUSE LAWMAKERS ADVANCE HISTORIC BILL TO FORM REPARATIONS COMMISSION

The legislation would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend...

INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN MAY NOT HELP LIFT ECONOMIC BURDEN ON WOMEN

A political debate has become a debate over word choice: the question of what "infrastructure" even means. The answer could mean a...

 
 
 
Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright Charged With 2nd-Degree Manslaughter

OFFICER WHO SHOT DAUNTE WRIGHT CHARGED WITH 2ND-DEGREE MANSLAUGHTER

Police officials previously said Kim Potter mistook her handgun for her Taser when she shot the 20-year-old on Sunday. The charge carries...

Denver Returns 14 Bison To Tribal Land In Reparations, Conservation Effort

DENVER RETURNS 14 BISON TO TRIBAL LAND IN REPARATIONS, CONSERVATION EFFORT

Indigenous tribes received the bison from Denver Parks and Recreation as a form of reparations, the first in a 10-year ordinance to...

 
 
 

BIDEN APPOINTS ERIKA MORITSUGU TO ASIAN AMERICAN LIAISON ROLE

"Moritsugu will bring her experience and expertise to the Biden-Harris Administration where she will be a vital voice to advance the...

Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'?

COINBASE, A BITCOIN STARTUP, GOES PUBLIC. IS CRYPTO REALLY THE 'FUTURE OF FINANCE'?

Coinbase's public debut comes as more institutions warm up to the idea of cryptocurrency and its popularity among investors soars....

 
 
 
Ex-FDA Chief Sees 'Struggle' To Vaccinate More Than Half U.S. Population

EX-FDA CHIEF SEES 'STRUGGLE' TO VACCINATE MORE THAN HALF U.S. POPULATION

Dr. Scott Gottlieb doesn't expect enough demand for the vaccine much beyond 160 million Americans. But he says there may eventually...

Falun Gong, Steve Bannon, And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

FALUN GONG, STEVE BANNON, AND THE TRUMP-ERA BATTLE OVER INTERNET FREEDOM

A battle royal broke out under former President Trump over whether to fund a software program linked to Falun Gong that. The stalemate...

 
 
 

CIVICS SECURES DEMOCRACY ACT PROPOSES GRANTS TO SUPPORT CIVICS EDUCATION

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to GOP Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware about a bipartisan initiative...

Journalist Investigates 'Crime Story' Of The Sackler Family And The Opioid Crisis

JOURNALIST INVESTIGATES 'CRIME STORY' OF THE SACKLER FAMILY AND THE OPIOID CRISIS

Empire of Pain author Patrick Radden Keefe says the Sackler family has "thrown a lot of energy" into trying to thwart his reporting...

 
 
 

BERNIE MADOFF, WHOSE PONZI SCHEME BILKED THOUSANDS, DIES IN PRISON

Bernie Madoff, who carried out one of the most notorious Ponzi schemes in history, has died while serving his prison sentence in North...

WATCH LIVE: DEFENSE TESTIMONY RESUMES IN DEREK CHAUVIN'S TRIAL

Chauvin's defense lawyer began presenting his case on Tuesday, including showing police body camera footage of Floyd from a 2019 traffic...

 
 
 
For Biden, China Rivalry Adds Urgency To Infrastructure Push

FOR BIDEN, CHINA RIVALRY ADDS URGENCY TO INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH

President Biden's argument that a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal would help the U.S. compete with China says a lot about how the...

Bill To Create Commission On Reparations Nears Historic House Vote

BILL TO CREATE COMMISSION ON REPARATIONS NEARS HISTORIC HOUSE VOTE

The bill would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend "appropriate...

 
 
 

HOW DOES THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION PLAN TO REACH ITS CLEAN ENERGY GOAL?

The Biden administration is crafting an ambitious plan to zero out carbon emissions while addressing environmental injustice. But it...

EDUCATING FOR DEMOCRACY ACT PROPOSES GRANTS TO SUPPORT CIVICS EDUCATION

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to GOP Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware about a bipartisan initiative...

 
 
 
Carbon Emissions Could Plummet. The Atmosphere Will Lag Behind

CARBON EMISSIONS COULD PLUMMET. THE ATMOSPHERE WILL LAG BEHIND

The U.S. plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically in the next decade. Scientists say it's crucial that the U.S. succeed....

INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN MAY HELP WOMEN HURT ECONOMICALLY BY THE PANDEMIC

A political debate has become a debate over word choice: the question of what "infrastructure" even means. The answer could mean a...

 
 
 



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 ...

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 ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in 9th to HBP

Carlos Rodon is all the way back after elbow and shoulder issues the past two years. Read more ...

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has lost his bid for a perfect game when he hit Cleveland's Roberto Pérez in the foot with a pitch with one out in the... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing the 2020 election, SolarWinds hack

Summary List Placement The US government is set to impose sanctions on around a dozen Russian government and intelligence officials, as well as 20 entities linked to Russian... Read more ...

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hit a solo shot into the right-field stands in the second inning. That ended a 32-inning scoreless streak by Musgrove that dated to last season when he was still with... Read more ...