The probe into US athlete Raven Saunders' X gesture at the Olympics has been suspended after she shared on social media that her mother has died, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Posted on: 4 August 2021 | 3:30 am
China's crackdown on private enterprise has wiped out more than $1.2 trillion in market value for many powerful Chinese companies and stoked fears about the future of innovation in the world's second largest economy.
Posted on: 4 August 2021 | 1:17 am
On Tuesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the results of a stunning report finding that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo "sexually harassed multiple women and violated state law." Many brave women have come forward in recent years to share credible, shocking stories of harassment and misconduct they have faced by powerful men (including James' predecessor, Eric Schneiderman, who contested the allegations but stepped down in the wake of them). But, even amid a grim environment for women, one thing is clear: Cuomo's misconduct appears to have reached an unusually ugly level.
Posted on: 3 August 2021 | 9:58 pm
In a dramatic news conference Tuesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James claimed that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had engaged in shockingly inappropriate behavior, including alleged sex abuse, sexual harassment and the "bullying" of female state employees and others. And hours later, President Joe Biden called on the governor to resign.
Posted on: 3 August 2021 | 8:55 pm
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) jumped in front of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) before McConnell's weekly press conference.
Posted on: 3 August 2021 | 6:30 pm
Just one week out of the University of Virginia, with a degree in economics and foreign policy, Gina Bennett started working at the State Department as a clerk-typist in June 1988. After a couple of months, Bennett's boss told her, "Gina, you don't belong here. I'm going to promote you so you can get a job as an intelligence analyst."
Posted on: 3 August 2021 | 9:33 am
Each week seems to bring another alarming development on the Covid-19 Delta variant. Just last week, we learned of an outbreak among hundreds of vaccinated people in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Of particular concern is the evidence of high amounts of virus in respiratory samples of vaccinated individuals suggesting that they can in fact be contagious.
Posted on: 2 August 2021 | 7:53 pm