(NEW YORK) — With 155 days left in 2021, humans have already surpassed what global resources can sustain in a single year, according to international sustainability organization Global Footprint Network. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when demand for Earth’s ecological resources exceeds what the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When President Joe Biden was sworn in six months ago, he inherited several major challenges, including a global pandemic and subsequent economic disruption, a social and racial reckoning across America, and a fractured Washington, reeling from the divisions of the Trump era. On... Read More.
(HONG KONG) -- As tension runs high in Hong Kong, Thursday marked 24 years of the former British colony's return to China, and one year since Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law in response to months of unrest and challenge to its authority. In... Read More.
Jim Morrison, the iconic lead singer of The Doors, died 50 years ago this Saturday, July 3, 1971, at age 27. Morrison died unexpectedly during an extended stay in Paris while on hiatus from The Doors. He was found dead by his longtime girlfriend, Pamela... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Still struggling to reach his goal of 70% of Americans getting at least one vaccine dose by the Fourth of July, President Joe Biden on Friday marked a new milestone – 300 million shots administered in the 150 days since he took... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The upcoming Memorial Day weekend will mark a dramatic contrast from the same weekend last year as COVID-19 cases continue to decline, vaccination rates are up, and more Americans return to traveling and visiting with friends and family. More than half of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Just a few days before Mother's Day, when moms are supposed to be celebrated for the work they do, comes a reminder of the stark penalties mothers still face in the workforce. May 5, 2021, marks Mom's Equal Pay Day, or how... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly two dozen candidates will face off Saturday in the race to succeed the late Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas, who died in February after suffering from COVID-19 and complications from cancer. The contest presents the first competitive election of the Biden... Read More.