Unlikely allies Ilhan Omar and Rand Paul team up to introduce legislation blocking Biden’s proposed…

Unlikely allies Ilhan Omar and Rand Paul team up to introduce legislation blocking Biden’s proposed…

This post was originally published on this siteUnlikely allies Ilhan Omar and Rand Paul team up to introduce legislation blocking Biden’s proposed arms sale to Saudi Arabia Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN5) Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Rand Paul and Ilhan Omar: the most opposite pairing since Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito in the movie Twins....

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Julian Assange can be extradited to the US, court rules

Julian Assange can be extradited to the US, court rules

This post was originally published on this siteJudges are reassured by US promises to reduce the risk of the Wikileaks founder taking his own life.

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American workers leaving their jobs in droves, companies struggle to hire

American workers leaving their jobs in droves, companies struggle to hire

This post was originally published on this site American workers are quitting their jobs by the millions every month taking advantage of new opportunities created by the pandemic recovery, and creating an unprecedented labor shortage for companies. In October, 4.2 million Americans resigned, after 4.4 million in September and 4.3...

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California readies for wave of out-of-state abortion-seekers

California readies for wave of out-of-state abortion-seekers

This post was originally published on this site California is preparing to welcome an influx of people seeking abortions from across the country if the United States Supreme Court overturns the half-century old legal framework guaranteeing a woman’s right to a termination. The issue of abortion is a faultline that...

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Key officials raised alarm about care of migrant children in government custody, new memo reveals

Key officials raised alarm about care of migrant children in government custody, new memo reveals

This post was originally published on this siteAs the Biden administration scrambled to deal with thousands of migrant children at the US-Mexico border this spring, officials were raising concerns that they were ditching “even the most basic safety procedures” and setting up facilities “run like disaster camps.”

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Economists call on Congress to ‘swiftly’ pass sweeping climate and social policy bill

Economists call on Congress to ‘swiftly’ pass sweeping climate and social policy bill

This post was originally published on this siteOver 50 economists have signed on to a new letter calling on Congress to “swiftly” pass President Biden’s sweeping climate and social policy bill, arguing that it would alleviate some of the pressures of inflation by lowering healthcare and other…

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Southern California’s Container-Ship Backlog Moves Further Out to Sea

Southern California’s Container-Ship Backlog Moves Further Out to Sea

This post was originally published on this siteThe backup of container ships waiting to enter the nation’s busiest port complex isn’t letting up. But it has moved further from shore.

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U.S. Inflation Likely Hit a 39-Year High in November

U.S. Inflation Likely Hit a 39-Year High in November

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate that prices rose at the fastest pace since 1982 as supply constraints drove up costs.

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House Democrats are introducing a bill to overhaul the clemency process

House Democrats are introducing a bill to overhaul the clemency process

This post was originally published on this site A group of House lawmakers are proposing legislation that would take the clemency process out of the Justice Department and create an independent clemency board. (Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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New York City gives noncitizens the right to vote in local elections

New York City gives noncitizens the right to vote in local elections

New York City gives noncitizens the right to vote in local elections

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