United States

New poll results undermine narrative that conservatives are anti-gay

The idea of near-majority support for gay marriage among Republicans would have been unthinkable as recently as 2010, but it is now the reality per a new poll.

Brad Polumbo Brad Polumbo

AOC appears to encourage rioting and looting with Instagram post

The socialist congresswoman has posted one tweet calling for a de-escalation of violence.

Brad Polumbo Brad Polumbo

American jobless claims rise by another 2.1 million

This raises the total number of US workers who have filed jobless claims to over 40 million over the past two-and-a-half months.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

US Secretary of State certifies that Hong Kong no longer has autonomy from Beijing

Hong Kong is no longer an autonomous region per a certification from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo before Congress today.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

The UN pushes for abortion—the US pushes back

Defending life and resetting the US' international priorities on a path where all life is safeguarded is a trademark of this administration.

Mattea Merta Mattea Merta

The coronavirus crisis is a story of wasted resources

From public health priorities, to foreign aid, to academic bailouts, the amount of tax-funded cash wasted in the last few months amount to billions.

Sumantra Maitra Sumantra Maitra

China denounces support for Taiwan from US and other WHO members

The Chinese envoy denounced support shown from the United States and other countries for Taiwan on Tuesday.

Sam Edwards Sam Edwards

Segregated graduation ceremony means only minorities and LGBT students graduate on time

St. Olaf College is planning segregated, virtual graduations where students will be treated differently based on their minority status. This is in the US in 2020.

Chad Felix Greene Chad Felix Greene

Facebook cracks down on the organization of protests against social distancing

Apparently, protesting and organizing protests is now considered part of a misinformation campaign, instead of a right vouchsafed by the First Amendment of the US Constitution.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

How the potential lab origins of coronavirus went from conspiracy theory to US investigation

The idea that the coronavirus originated in a lab evolved from a conspiracy theory to a possibility in mainstream media and is now the subject of a US federal investigation.

Libby Emmons Libby Emmons

Canadians left wondering when restrictions will be lifted as other countries move forward

The UK and US are giving presumptive dates as to when the coronavirus restrictions will end, so hasn't Canada?

Quinn Patrick Quinn Patrick

Trudeau says Canada-US border will be closed for some weeks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned that the Canada-U.S. border will remain closed for some time due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Nico Johnson Nico Johnson

Surgeon General Adams was right—the African-American community is not helpless

Adams drew criticism from many in the African-American community for comments directing African-Americans and Latinos to stop drinking and smoking. But he's not wrong.

Kristen Monique Kristen Monique

Democracies are using mass surveillance to track citizens during coronavirus outbreak

Smart watch apps and smart thermometers are being employed as voluntary measures for citizens to track their health and submit the data to government authorities.

Collin Jones Collin Jones

Police fine people $1,000 for sitting in their cars watching sunset

For committing the crime of sitting in their cars, citizens were fined $1,000. Police are exacting this price during the worst job crisis America has ever faced.

AC Gleason AC Gleason