Covid-19 is fuelling a Zoom-boom in cosmetic surgery
Depressed by your appearance on video calls? Men and women alike are splashing out on face-lifts, lip-plumping and more
Biden World gives a shoulder shrug to the raging culture wars
There’s a war on The Muppets. And “The Cat and the Hat!”But Biden is busy. He has no time for all that. Over the past few weeks, Republicans have simmered over the “cancellation” of seemingly innocent family favorites, including the venerated Mr. Potato Head toy and Dr. Seuss books. Glenn Beck has likened it to […]
Brian Kemp Says He’d ‘Absolutely’ Back Trump — Who Called Him A ‘Nut Job’ — In 2024
Georgia’s GOP governor is pledging allegiance to Trump, even though the former president repeatedly trashed him.
Rishi Sunak defends budget amid claim it will plunge 500,000 more people into poverty – politics live
Chancellor defends budget after Joseph Rowntree Foundation says decisions on universal credit will put half a million more into poverty IFS criticises ‘remarkable’ move not to phase out universal credit uplift ‘Families are struggling’: Britons react to Rishi Sunak’s 2021 budget Sunak’s £1bn of ‘town deals’ will nearly all go to Tory constituencies Budget calculator […]
House passes sweeping bill on election, government reforms
The House on Wednesday approved a sweeping package of election and government reforms, amplifying the issue of voting rights amid a contentious national debate in the wake of the November elections. Nearly every Democrat voted for the bill, which includes a slew of ballot access, campaign finance and ethics reforms that came under renewed scrutiny […]
Andrew Cuomo Was a ‘Resistance’ Icon. Now There’s ‘Blood in the Water’
A little less than a year ago, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was on top of the world. His daily press briefings about the coronavirus pandemic became must-watch TV, even earning him an International Emmy Award. He was the tough guy of Democrats’ dreams, going toe-to-toe with President Trump over personal protective equipment and ventilators. […]
Covid-19 dans le monde : le coronavirus ne sera pas vaincu d’ici à la fin de l’année, selon l’OMS
Le Ghana et la Côte d’Ivoire sont devenus, lundi, les premiers à vacciner contre le Covid-19 grâce au dispositif Covax destiné aux pays pauvres.
Biden administration won’t ID Saudis barred from U.S. in Khashoggi fallout
The Biden administration will not publicly identify any of the 76 Saudis which it says it is barring from entering the United States, as part of punishing Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The decision, which the State Department says is rooted in privacy laws governing U.S. visas, raises questions about the […]
Is it time for “ecocide” to become an international crime?
A growing movement wants destruction of the environment to be treated like genocide and crimes against humanity
Biden backs right of Amazon workers to attempt to organize
President Joe Biden on Sunday offered his support for organizing efforts by Amazon workers in Alabama, though he stopped just short of endorsing the formation of a union. "Workers in Alabama — and all across America — are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice — one […]
‘I Am Not the President’s Lawyer.’ Merrick Garland Vows Independence as Attorney General
U.S. Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland assured Congress on Monday that he would remain independent of partisan influences if he is confirmed to the post. Garland, one of President Joe Biden’s highest-profile nominees, would oversee a wide-reaching department that has a hand in everything from the prosecution of rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. […]
IAEA Women Leaders Share Their Journeys on International Women’s Day 2021: Panel Discussion
The importance of diversity in leadership and its organizational benefits are some of the topics to be discussed at an IAEA online panel on 8 March to mark International Women’s Day.
For those affected by dementia, the pandemic has been especially grim
But new research offers some faint glimmers of hope
Trudeau: ‘It’s great to see America re-engage’ under Biden
After tense relations at times with former President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said it’s “great to see America re-engage” under a new administration in an interview on "Meet the Press." “I think certainly there were things that were more challenging under the previous administration in terms of moving the dial in the […]
Kimberly Guilfoyle’s Wild CPAC Prediction About Trump Puzzles Pretty Much Everyone
Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend set Twitter alight with her declaration at the Conservative Political Action Conference.