On July 25, in a surprise announcement, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said that the federal government would be resuming executions, with five scheduled in the coming months.
Many Canadians perceive our system to be more socialized than it actually is, because they think of health care only as doctors' visits and hospitalization.
Even as the U.S. reels in the wake of two mass killings this past weekend, the scourge of guns and anti-immigrant actions continue.
Sprouts of hope, like the larger monarch sightings this year, have been nurtured by human effort, some governmental, some non-profit, or just individuals who plant milkweed in their backyards.
On Wednesday, Puerto Rico's governor Ricardo Rosselló announced in a pre-recorded video message that he would resign, effective Friday, August 2. This capped close to two weeks of non-stop protests.
David J. Climenhaga
Don't think for a moment the same calculations aren't on Conservative minds in Canada as on those of their Republican brethren, especially with a federal election looming.
From his perch at the White House, Donald Trump hurls racist epithets via tweet while commanding armed agents to terrorize immigrants at the border and in communities from coast to coast.
The U.S. State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights poses concerns for LGBTQ+ rights, reproductive and sex-based rights, the rights of migrants, and more.
The U.S. women's soccer players now have a global platform to highlight the struggle for women's pay equality and justice.
Asia Pacific Currents
The recent threats by the U.S. against Iran have to be seen in the context of the changes brought about by the Arab Spring uprisings.