India suffered its second huge, crippling power failure in two days Tuesday, depriving as much as half of the vast and populous country, or up to 600 million people, of electricity and disrupting transport networks.
Israeli officials are denying reports that the White House has provided them with a contingency plan in case of a showdown with Iran. Nevertheless, the head of America’s Defense Department is gearing up for a week of talks in the Middle East.
explains how the police, rather than protecting and serving, maintain a system of racism and inequality.
In reply to interviews from state-owned news agency RIA Novosti, the chief of the n navy, Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov, said on Friday that Russia was “working out the issue of creating sites for material and technical support on the territory of , the Seychelles and Vietnam.”
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has bowed to teachers’ demands to hire staff for a longer school day, but the fight continues over other issues.
The U.S. is one of 23 countries where maternal mortality is on the rise, though that may change once the new law, the Affordable Care Act, comes into effect. New York City and California provide a glimpse into why the rates may be so high.
Google officially announced the details of its fiber service in Kansas City today. If you don’t remember, after doing a nationwide search, Google chose Kansas City (both the Kansas and the Missouri ones) as a sort of testbed.
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights held a hearing Tuesday on “Taking Back Our Democracy: Responding to Citizens United and the Rise of Super PACs” Here is Sen. Bernie Sanders’ testimony:
Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is
The tragic deaths of 12 people last week in Aurora, Colorado as part of a mass shooting that injured another 59 reignited the national debate about gun control, with conservatives lining up to defend America’s arguably loose gun laws and suggest the tragedy was preventable with the application of more firepower in the theater and liberals suggesting that it was a convincing case for stricter gun control.