Politics & Business


Four indices that show how vulnerable India’s democracy is today

Published March 18, 2021, 5:31 a.m. by rssfeed

Just this month, the country's status as a democracy has been called into question by two advocacy organisations.

White supremacy and hate are haunting Asian Americans

Published March 18, 2021, 4:19 a.m. by rssfeed

In one sense, it's immaterial whether the accused killer in the Atlanta spa shootings admits to a racist motivation. Asian Americans, already traumatized by a rising tide of hate, violence …

Black US Capitol Police officer recounts January 6: 'They showed that they hated us and they hated our skin color'

Published March 18, 2021, 3:51 a.m. by rssfeed

A Black US Capitol Police officer said he and his fellow Black officers are still grappling with their harrowing experience on January 6, when they endured insurrectionists hurling racial slurs …

Schiff dodges when pressed on interest in California attorney general position

Published March 18, 2021, 3:11 a.m. by rssfeed

Rep. Adam Schiff on Wednesday repeatedly declined to say whether he's interested in becoming attorney general of California as speculation surrounds who will fill the post if Xavier Becerra is …

Georgia Republicans make unexpected push on another bill to restrict voting

Published March 18, 2021, 1:35 a.m. by rssfeed

A key committee in the Republican-controlled Georgia legislature on Wednesday made a surprise move and began work on a massive new voting bill that would give the state broad powers …

House votes to award Congressional Gold Medal to Capitol Police and Metropolitan Police Department

Published March 17, 2021, 11:27 p.m. by rssfeed

The House of Representatives passed legislation in rare bipartisan fashion Wednesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to officers of the US Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department for …

IRS plans to delay this year's tax filing deadline to mid-May

Published March 17, 2021, 9:55 p.m. by rssfeed

The Internal Revenue Service plans to delay this year's tax filing deadline by roughly a month, to mid-May.

The Point: Here's why Donald Trump thinks he deserves credit for the 2020 election

Published March 17, 2021, 8:26 p.m. by rssfeed

Donald Trump lost the presidential race last November. And in January, Senate Republicans lost their majority -- thanks to Trump's relentless focus on the false notion that the election in …

Space Debris

Published March 17, 2021, 7:05 p.m. by rssfeed

Everything you need to know about space debris in five minutes or less.

Widow of fallen Capitol Police officer wants his death classified as 'in the line of duty'

Published March 17, 2021, 6:57 p.m. by rssfeed

Dr. Serena Liebengood, the widow of US Capitol Police Officer Howie Liebengood, who died by suicide after serving on the front lines during the January 6 insurrection at the US …