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Federal Holiday Pressures Companies To Give Juneteenth Off

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies To Give Juneteenth Off

NEW YORK (AP) — The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the… Read More ›

This cargo ship’s captain died aboard. The crew was stuck at sea for weeks, with a potential Covid outbreak on its hands

This cargo ship’s captain died aboard. The crew was stuck at sea for weeks, with a potential Covid outbreak on its hands

Captain Angelo Capurro started showing symptoms of Covid-19 on his second day at sea. Within five days, the 61-year-old skipper was confined to his cabin,… Read More ›

Another Victory At The Supreme Court For Religious Groups

Another Victory At The Supreme Court For Religious Groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — In another victory for religious groups at the Supreme Court, the justices on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency… Read More ›

Biden finds his comfort zone on the world stage in first international trip as president

Biden finds his comfort zone on the world stage in first international trip as president

Geneva – Even Queen Elizabeth II wanted to know: What would President Joe Biden say to Vladimir Putin? “We had a long talk,” Biden said… Read More ›

Morgan Stanley CEO to NYC workers: Be back in the office by September or else

Morgan Stanley CEO to NYC workers: Be back in the office by September or else

New York (CNN Business)The CEO of one of Wall Street’s top investment banks has a message for employees in its New York offices. You need… Read More ›

Analysis: Biden’s meeting with Putin carries historic echoes

Analysis: Biden’s meeting with Putin carries historic echoes

Joe Biden’s showdown with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Wednesday is one of the most critical summits of recent times, and not just because relations between… Read More ›

Analysis: Biden pushes China threat at G7 and NATO, but European leaders tread carefully

Analysis: Biden pushes China threat at G7 and NATO, but European leaders tread carefully

US presidents don’t normally go to Europe and keep talking about China. But Joe Biden thinks he’s convinced his new European friends of the need… Read More ›

As COVID-19 Cases Wane, Vaccine-Lagging Areas Still See Risk

As COVID-19 Cases Wane, Vaccine-Lagging Areas Still See Risk

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New COVID-19 cases are declining across most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all states… Read More ›

Israel’s new prime minister is sworn in, ending Netanyahu’s 12-year grip on power

Israel’s new prime minister is sworn in, ending Netanyahu’s 12-year grip on power

Jerusalem – Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel’s new prime minister on Sunday, after winning a confidence vote with the narrowest of margins, just… Read More ›

Biden causes sighs of relief among world leaders even as G7 divisions linger

Biden causes sighs of relief among world leaders even as G7 divisions linger

Falmouth, England – When President Donald Trump used his elbows at international summits, it was to throw them — on trade, on Russia and, once,… Read More ›

‘Jill from Philly’ meets the Queen

‘Jill from Philly’ meets the Queen

Almost five months into her new job, Jill Biden is still revealing what kind of first lady she wants to be, but one thing is… Read More ›

Man Stuck For Days Inside Giant Fan At California Vineyard Rescued Alive

Man Stuck For Days Inside Giant Fan At California Vineyard Rescued Alive

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities rescued a man who said he had been trapped for two days inside a large fan at a Northern… Read More ›

Biden warns he’ll tell Putin ‘what I want him to know’ as he defines goals of foreign tour

Biden warns he’ll tell Putin ‘what I want him to know’ as he defines goals of foreign tour

ALMOUTH, England – President Joe Biden told a hangar of US troops on Wednesday he was in Europe to defend the very concept of democracy,… Read More ›

Global Sting Began By Creating Message Service For Crooks

Global Sting Began By Creating Message Service For Crooks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When the FBI dismantled an encrypted messaging service based in Canada in 2018, agents noticed users moving to other networks. Instead… Read More ›

Senate passes massive bipartisan bill to combat China’s growing economic influence

Senate passes massive bipartisan bill to combat China’s growing economic influence

The Senate passed rare bipartisan legislation on Tuesday aimed at countering China’s growing influence by investing more than $200 billion in American technology, science and… Read More ›

US Threatens Legal Action Against Texas On Shelter Closures

US Threatens Legal Action Against Texas On Shelter Closures

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration threatened Monday to pursue legal action if Texas Gov. Greg Abbott doesn’t rescind his order shutting down federally funded… Read More ›

US senators took a military aircraft to Taiwan to announce vaccine donation. To Beijing, that is a major provocation

US senators took a military aircraft to Taiwan to announce vaccine donation. To Beijing, that is a major provocation

Taiwan is finally getting much-needed help from the United States to fight its spiraling coronavirus outbreak. But to Beijing, the offer is a major provocation… Read More ›

Microsoft removed ‘Tank Man’ images on Tiananmen Square’s anniversary

Microsoft removed ‘Tank Man’ images on Tiananmen Square’s anniversary

New York – Microsoft blocked images and videos around the world of “Tank Man,” the unidentified protester during China’s brutal crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in… Read More ›

Justice Dept. Says It’ll No Longer Seize Reporters’ Records

Justice Dept. Says It’ll No Longer Seize Reporters’ Records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Saturday that it no longer will secretly obtain reporters’ records during leak investigations, a policy shift that abandons… Read More ›

Chinese women were already discriminated in the workplace. A three-child policy might make things worse

Chinese women were already discriminated in the workplace. A three-child policy might make things worse

When Janice Zhang went job hunting in March, at every interview the 33-year-old was asked the same question: Was she married yet? Zhang works in… Read More ›