Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tag: Capitol

Trump’s vows to pardon Jan. 6 insurrectionists if elected

Trump's pronouncement positions this act of clemency at the forefront of his day-one agenda, alongside promises to intensify oil drilling and reinforce the U.S.-Mexico border.

Tennessee Republicans move to expel 3 Democratic lawmakers for supporting student-led...

“This is authoritarianism,” Tennessee state Representative Justin Jones says of attempts to remove him. “This is an assault on our democracy."

Former MMA fighter pleads guilty to punching police officer during Capitol...

Scott Fairlamb is one of the first defendants convicted of assault against the police during the Capitol riots.

Take me out to the Capitol…whoops, I mean the ballpark

The Super Bowl ends the most toxic season ever...

‘What the hell happened?’: Bowman introduces COUP Act to investigate pro-Trump...

The bill seeks to "establish an investigation into any further ties between Capitol Police and white supremacy, insurrectionism, or fascism."

Native Americans on police response to Capitol insurrection

“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”

‘Once you engage in political violence, it becomes easier to do...

I think it’s really important for federal authorities to show their ability to tackle this. When it comes down to it, the government must show that it can protect American democracy, through force if necessary.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.