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These bills would increase the number of arrestable offenses at protests and enhance penalties for crimes committed during demonstrations that turn violent.
For decades, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have quietly kicked out some of the worst white supremacists in their ranks, offering them administrative discharges that leave no public record of their hateful activity, a USA TODAY review of Navy documents found.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says that the government has put off figuring out what to do with all of the contaminated water building up at the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant for long enough — and it’s time to start dumping it into the ocean.
State records show as the state went through a pandemic and many Ohio families lost their jobs, the state’s balance in federal and state funding meant for assistance to low-income families continued to grow. Ohio receives $725.6 million yearly from the U.S.
"It's a peer run respite care center, where we support individuals in the mental health community when they're experiencing emotional distress," explains Alexandria Thomas, manager of the NPI Wellness and Recovery Center. The new NPI Wellness and Recovery Center is the first of it's kind in northwest Ohio. The four bedroom facility isn't staffed by doctors, or anyone that's going to pretend to be one.
As the legal cannabis industry grows state by state, so too does the need for banking services. Financial professionals may be under the false impression that they cannot serve the cannabis industry, but that is simply not true. This false perception is fed by decades of stigma against this plant.
Since 2015, AT&T, Comcast, UnitedHealth Group, Walmart, and other big businesses have donated a combined $50 million to state Republican lawmakers who are currently supporting voter suppression bills across the United States—generous political spending at odds with recent corporate efforts to rebr
When we first reported that handing a slice of pizza to a voter waiting three hours in a line is now a felony in Georgia, other media quickly picked up the story, highlighting the cruelty of Georgia Republicans making predominantly Black voters suffer from hunger and thirst in lines the GOP delibera
During the Covid-19 pandemic, one in four Americans has struggled to pay their bills, and as of mid-January, unemployment claims surpassed those of the Great Recession for the forty-third straight week.
For most of the last century, America was the king of steel. In 1900, the United States was the leading steel producer of the world. By the middle of the 20th century, the United States was producing roughly half of the world’s supply. At the time, the U.S.
Former President Donald Trump's reelection campaign issued a staggering sum of $122.
The popular legal research and data brokerage firm LexisNexis signed a $16.8 million contract to sell information to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to documents shared with The Intercept.
But when you are younger is exactly the time to start thinking about how to optimize your lifestyle to age well.
The Supreme Court of the U.S. finds John Rockefeller and his Trust guilty of corruption, illegal business practices and racketeering. As a result of this decision, the entire Rockefeller Standard Oil-Trust, the world’s largest corporation of its time, was sentenced to be dismantled.
It may seem counter intuitive, but round holes are not the best shape for planting trees. According to botanist James Wong, square holes encourage roots to “flare out” into native soil, while round holes encourage them to spiral into a tight ball.
As we stand on the edge of the end of the Reagan Revolution, an end signaled by one particular phrase in President Biden‘s speech last Thursday night (which I’ll get to in a minute), its really important that Americans understand the backstory.
If you look closely on city streets, campgrounds and stretches of desert run by the Bureau of Land Management, you’ll see more Americans living in vehicles than ever before. It was never their plan. “I wasn’t prepared when I had to move into my SUV. The transmission was going.
This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. Just about everyone was shocked by what happened at the Capitol building on January 6th. But as a former soldier in America’s forever wars, horrifying as the scenes were, I also found what happened strangely familiar, almost inevitable.
In a development security pros feared, attackers are actively targeting yet another set of critical server vulnerabilities that leave corporations and governments open to serious network intrusions.
The National Intelligence Council has released an unclassified report assessing, retrospectively, foreign threats to the 2020 election.
Sally Davies’s portraits of larger than life characters in their equally colourful homes offer a glimpse into the grit, elegance, poverty and humanity of an ever-changing city
Donald Trump was a tool in a long-running Russian campaign to weaken the United States. That’s been documented in Republican-led investigative reports, and now it has been updated with new evidence, thanks to the U.S. Intelligence Community’s assessment of the 2020 election.
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Millie Corder didn’t know why there was so much cancer in her family. Her daughter, Cheryl, was only 27 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and 34 when the disease killed her in 2002. By that time, Millie’s husband, Chuck, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shattered the music industry. By taking away live music for what will likely be 18 months or more, Covid has ended the revenue stream that animated an entire music ecosystem.
Former President Donald Trump returns to his business, and what he finds could crush him. Covid-19 has hit his resorts and office buildings hard. The Capitol riot tarnished his brand. Over half a billion dollars in debt comes due in the next few years. Here’s a closer look at his ailing empire.
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The past year has changed the way a lot of people see the world and brought the importance of global change to the forefront. However, even social impact entrepreneurs have had to adapt to the changing circumstances brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic. "The first barrier is lack of funding.
America conceives of itself as an “ownership society.” Nearly two-thirds of U.S. households own their home, and the idea of renting is inseparable from ownership in the U.S. context.
The Biden administration warned Friday that organizations face enormous risks from the recently disclosed Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities that have affected thousands of private organizations. CNN's Betsy Klein contributed to this report.
In January 1913, one Ohio couple took advantage of the U.S. Postal Service’s new parcel service to make a very special delivery: their infant son.
The coastal waters of Northern California are changing. A decade ago, hundreds of miles of the rugged seaside were flanked by thick, swaying underwater forests of amber-green bull kelp that were home to fish, abalone and a host of other species.
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Elite schools breed entitlement, entrench inequality—and then pretend to be engines of social change. This article was published online on March 11, 2021.
In 2020, a large majority of your travel may have consisted of going from the couch to the fridge and back again—so it’s understandable to crave an actual vacation that involves actually getting out of your house.
When Robbie Robertson was a kid, growing up in the Annex, his mother, who was born and raised on the Six Nations reserve near Brantford, often took him back home to visit her family.
I’ve lived 55 years in the South, and I grew up liking the Confederate flag. I haven’t flown one for many decades, but for a reason that might surprise you. I know the South well. We lived wherever the Marine Corps stationed my father: Georgia, Virginia, the Carolinas.
The pace at which species disappear is picking up as temperatures rise, and things are looking especially troubling in the tropics Climate change is accelerating species loss on Earth, and by the end of this century, as many as one in six species could be at risk of extinction.
WORLD Channel, in partnership with PBS’ Independent Lens, presents a new animated musical series about America’s reckoning with race and injustice.
Not long after Judith Whitmer won her election on Saturday to become chair of the Nevada Democratic Party, she got an email from the party’s executive director, Alana Mounce. The message from Mounce began with a note of congratulations, before getting to her main point. She was quitting.
Shortly after a slate of insurgent progressives endorsed by the Las Vegas Democratic Socialists of America pulled off a clean sweep in Nevada State Democratic Party elections over the weekend, the party's executive director notified newly elected chair Judith Whitmer that the entire staff, as well a
Lead exposure, as small as a single grain of sugar per day, can lead to traumatic health outcomes for children and families. Apply for your lead-safe certificate today!
In a pandemic-driven season that saw a surge of e-commerce, our Top Metros feature a strong presence of logistics hubs like Chicago, the Midwest megaregion that returns to its spot at the top of our Tier 1 rankings.
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Right now our planet is in the midst of what science says is an unprecedented rate of change, unlike anything seen in tens of millions of years.
If you can barely remember the last time you left your state, let alone got on a plane, you’re in plenty of company.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas made a $16 billion error in pricing during the week of the winter storm that caused power outages across the state, according to a filing by its market monitor.
Republicans in Georgia are passing restrictive voting laws, ostensibly to “protect” people’s votes but which critics have said create unnecessary burdens to voters, particularly within communities of color.
For the past 18 years, I have served as our campus’ scholar in residence, recruited by a previous provost with a vision for shaping the college into a laboratory for environmental sustainability. My post has been a joyful one.
As Florida’s eldest residents struggled to sign up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, nearly all those aged 65 years and older in a wealthy gated enclave in the Florida Keys had been vaccinated by mid-January, according to an emailed newsletter obtained by the Miami Herald.
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