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Aug 16 2021
New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will make history as the female governor of New York, on Sunday vowed to uphold integrity in her administration after Andrew Cuomo resigned following the state attorney general’s investigation that found he sexually harassed multiple women.
“It won’t be difficult for me. Everyone who has known my career over 27 years of elected office knows that ICNN (Online News)
Sep 21 2020
A Universal Basic Income scheme is a government policy that typically replaces means-tested welfare systems with a single unconditional payment. This idea has a long history; able to trace its origins to various humanist, socialist, and libertarian thinkers over the last several centuries.
In recent years the policy has become more seriously considered as a more effective means ofKialo
Aug 01 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.
Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, also said he doesn’t foresee additional lockdowns in the U.S. because he believes enough people are vaccinated to avoid a recurrence of last winter. However,Daily Press
Jul 15 2021
Justice Stephen Breyer, the Supreme Court's oldest member, told CNN he has not decided when to retire from the bench.
Progressives and some other Democrats have encouraged Breyer to step down so President Joe Biden can name a younger liberal judge to the court while their party holds a slim control of the Senate.
When asked by CNN whether he had decided when to retire, BreyerNewsmax (News)
Jul 06 2020
The city of Somerville, Massachusetts, has passed an ordinance making it one of the first cities in the nation to officially recognize polyamorous relationships. The city no longer limits the number of people included in a partnership.
The change, which was unanimously passed by the city council last week, required only a minor shift in language. Instead of defining a relationship asCBS News (Online)
Apr 29 2021
This week, President Joe Biden reaches 100 days in office, a milestone often used to measure presidents' progress during the early part of their term. Since taking office, Biden has signed 11 bills into law and issued 42 executive orders — the most in a president's first 100 days since Roosevelt in 1933. Biden also reversed 62 Trump-era orders, which include re-joining the Paris climateNPR (Online News) CNN (Online News) Fox News (Online News)
Nov 08 2020
The Trump campaign legal team is throwing everything at the wall in battleground states — a last-ditch effort to use the courts to freeze time in states where President Trump was ahead (but keep counting in key places where he appeared behind).
Why it matters: None of the legal actions was poised to change the outcome, but the effort could delegitimize the 2020 election in the eyes ofAxios
Feb 17 2021
In this video, we explain how accumulating scientific evidence ultimately led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its guidance on the wearing of face coverings to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, continues to be criticized for saying in a March 2020 interview that “there’s noFactCheck.org
Jul 29 2019
Last month, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Metro system “is hemorrhaging bus riders.” The news was presented as, if not a crisis, at least an urgent matter that needs to be promptly addressed. Yet that’s hardly the case.
It’s troubling, we’re supposed to infer, that “passengers have fled” public transportation “for more convenient options — mostly, driving.” According to thePacific Research Institute
Jul 05 2020
Tommy Fisher billed his new privately funded border wall as the future of deterrence, a quick-to-build steel fortress that spans 3 miles in one of the busiest Border Patrol sectors.
Unlike a generation of wall builders before him, he said he figured out how to build a structure directly on the banks of the Rio Grande, a risky but potentially game-changing step when it came to the nationProPublica