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Aug 30 2021
Hurricane Ida made landfall on Sunday and battered this city and much of southeast Louisiana, knocking out power, downing trees and causing havoc as the region’s most severe storm since Hurricane Katrina exactly 16 years earlier.
Ida arrived at Port Fourchon, 60 miles south of New Orleans, at midday. It was a Category 4 hurricane, the second-highest storm classification. It broughtWall Street Journal (News)
Nov 16 2017
Perspectives BlogToday, the GOP proposed tax bill passed the House of Representatives with a vote of 227-205.House Speaker Paul Ryan called it the "single biggest thing we can do to grow the economy" and touted the fact that this is the first time since 1986 the tax bill has been rewritten, showing the strength of the status quo. However, no Democrats voted for the bill, 13 Republicans opposed it, and 400 John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Mar 15 2022
Perspectives BlogFrom the Right
I was confounded when reading a recent Quinnipiac University poll in which only 55% of Americans said that would they would stay and fight if we were invaded like Ukraine, while 38% say they would flee. As we watch Ukrainian farmers and families deploy tractors and Molotov cocktails to defend their country, I find these survey results disheartening. It is time to turnaround ourLisa Gable
May 05 2021
A majority of American voters think the need for police reform is even more urgent in the wake of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction for the murder of George Floyd, according to a new Vox/Data For Progress poll.
In a survey fielded in the week after his conviction, 55 percent of likely voters said they felt this way, compared to 30 percent who said they believe there wasVox
Nov 23 2020
Another wave of coronavirus cases is sweeping across the country and schools nationwide are shifting back to virtual classes.
Based on a growing body of evidence, researchers suggest that schools do not serve as hot spots or major points of spread for COVID-19. Instead, they argue the number of cases in schools reflect both the infection rates and social distancing policies of theirThe Daily Caller
Nov 23 2020
What do people see in their Facebook feeds? How much news do they encounter there — from legitimate outlets or from those known for sowing misinformation? Are most people’s accounts cesspools of fake news and garbage from disreputable sites, or do they see stories from Facebook’s trusted news partners?
Or…do they mostly see innocuous memes, baby pictures, and cute animal stories?Nieman Lab
May 06 2020
Activity in India's services sector crashed at a record-breaking rate in April, raising fears of a double-digit slump in its economy as the country grapples with a widespread lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The country's purchasing managers' index (PMI) for services plunged to just 5.4 points in April, down from 43.9 points from March's reading and its lowest reading inAl Jazeera
Mar 19 2020
The U.S. will soon find out whether it's likely to be the next South Korea or Italy or even China when it comes to the new coronavirus crisis.
Soon, the United States will find out whether it's likely to be the next South Korea or Italy or even China when it comes to the acceleration of coronavirus cases and deaths.
A data analysis by USA TODAY finds that, two weeks after the UUSA TODAY
Jan 20 2021
A growing number of states that have struggled to speedily distribute the COVID-19 vaccine are enlisting the National Guard for help.
Washington is the latest. Governor Jay Inslee on Monday said he would deploy the Guard to set up mass-vaccination sites, with a goal of ramping up to 45,000 inoculations a day from a current daily average of only 12,000. Previously, Like most states,CBS News (Online)
Dec 23 2020
Americans who gather their news exclusively via the national media and through various social media platforms might genuinely believe that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is among the worst public officials in the country. Ever since DeSantis won a surprise victory over their preferred candidate, then proceeded to rack up astoundingly strong public approval ratings in a key battleground state,Townhall