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DNC launches new coalition to target Black and brown voters

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:48
The Democratic National Committee has launched a new team that will focus on attracting Black and brown voters in an effort to maintain political power ahead of the 2022 midterms.
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The idiocracy of America

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:44
The hilarious 2006 film "Idiocracy" offers a vivid depiction of American politics. The movie is classified as a sci-fi comedy, but it is more like a searing documentary. It almost perfectly describes America's crisis of survival today.
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Bill Clinton turned down tea with the Queen to 'be a tourist'

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:43
Former US President Bill Clinton declined offers of tea with Queen Elizabeth and dinner at the British Prime Minister's official country house because he wanted to "be a tourist," go shopping and eat Indian food during his first official visit to the UK with Tony Blair as leader in 1997, according to formerly classified documents.
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Lawmakers unveil bipartisan bill to 'Free Britney,' targeting conservatorships' abuse

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:40
Two House lawmakers are proposing bipartisan legislation they hope will protect those under legal guardianships and conservatorships from abuse and exploitation amid pop star Britney Spears' fight to end her years-long court-ordered conservatorship.
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$30,000 signing bonuses, childcare help: What companies are doing to attract workers

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:33
Workers are in high demand. And companies are having a hard time finding people to fill the positions.
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Vue cinema chain fined £750,000 over seat crush death

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:26
Ateeq Rafiq died after getting his head stuck under a motorised footrest while searching for keys.
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See inside capsule during spaceflight

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:25
Video shows footage from inside the Blue Origin capsule as Jeff Bezos and his crew launched to space.
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Backlash as 'pinged' staff rules called unworkable

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:22
Exemptions will be "considered on a case-by-case basis", but firms warn time is not on their side.
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More on the January 6 investigations

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:14
Latest news about the January 6 Capitol riot investigations.
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Third member of Oath Keepers' January 6 conspiracy case to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 17:03
A third member of the far-right Oath Keepers group who stormed the US Capitol in a unified military formation will plead guilty on Tuesday afternoon and cooperate with prosecutors, according to court records.
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Dominic Cummings: I discussed ousting PM after 2019 election landslide

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:59
Boris Johnson's former aide says Downing Street rifts developed within days of a landslide victory.
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The best ring lights of 2021

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:58
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Covid-19: 'Crucial' to self-isolate and Olympics cancellation 'was never an option'

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:51
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday evening.
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Joshua to fight Usyk at Tottenham's stadium in September

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:46
Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on 25 September.
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You don't have to be rich to cash in on space

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:41
Average folks may not be able to saunter into space like Jeff Bezos just yet. But the frenzy around exploring the final frontier doesn't have to be alien territory for the typical Earth-bound investor.
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Opinion: The first Capitol riot felony sentence was exactly the right call

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:37
On July 19, Paul A. Hodgkins, the first insurrectionist convicted of a felony to be sentenced for his crime of storming the Capitol on January 6, received an eight-month sentence to federal prison. Federal district court Judge Randolph Moss, former Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice, sent a pitch perfect sentencing message in two important ways.
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Vaccine proof plans considered for some sports events

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:32
Fans may be required to show proof of full vaccination to attend sports venues with capacities of about 20,000 or more by the end of September.
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