Opinion: Biden is racking up wins but getting no love for it
For a president who so many people believe is failing, Joe Biden sure is suddenly notching up an impressive string of victories, writes Frida Ghitis. Is it only a matter of time before Biden's polls catch up with the new wave of accomplishments?
Vermont is on track to send a woman to Congress for the first time, while the matchup is set in a Wisconsin Senate race that could be one of the most competitive of this year's midterm elections. And in Minnesota, meanwhile, Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive "squad," survived a surprisingly close contest for her Minneapolis-based House seat.
The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners in Minnesota on Tuesday approved a nearly $1.5 million settlement agreement for eight correctional officers of color who were barred from guarding former police officer Derek Chauvin in 2020.
It's August, which is an ideal time for a little late-summer economic vibe check. All of Wall Street is in the Hamptons or on Martha's Vineyard. Even the Fed is snoozing till September. So pour a cool glass of rosé, or whatever, and let's talk inflation.
As many American women reckon with the sudden loss of their constitutional right to abortion, conservatives have floated an alternative they say makes abortion less necessary: safe haven laws. But women rarely use them.
The FBI search of former President Donald Trump's residence in Florida on Monday signaled an extraordinary escalation of an investigation into the handling of certain documents from his presidency and raises questions about whether his legal exposure extends beyond whether he improperly took government records when he left the White House.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is administered, stretching out the supply amid high demand.
Toni Minichiello, the athletics coach known for helping Jessica Ennis-Hill to gold at the 2012 London Olympics, was handed a lifetime ban by UK Athletics on Tuesday for repeated instances of alleged sexually inappropriate conduct, emotional abuse and bullying.