What if communications today were governed by a law passed before the telephone was invented? Or if transportation were guided by federal policy made before there were cars?
US President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution from Congress and his assertion of support to the Arab Coalition in Yemen is a bold, timely and creditable move.
I’m not afraid of migrants. I’m not afraid of people fleeing violence in search of a better life. I’m not afraid of asylum seekers. And I’m certainly not afraid of a president who thinks he can scare a large swath of his fellow citizens — you know, the ones he’s supposed to represent — by threatening to send busloads of migrants and asylum seekers into their cities.
This two-block commercial strip of the Midwood neighbourhood features a mosque, halal markets and restaurants, and tailor shops with colorful shalwar kameez pantsuits, all catering to the Pakistani immigrant community wedged between a Jewish neighbourhood and a Mexican enclave on Coney Island Avenue.
On June 4th a group of 21 young people suing the US government over its failure to tackle climate change had their day in a federal district court in Portland in the northwestern US state of Oregon.
It’s just a fact of life that handguns are now permanent legal fixtures in the American landscape. We have to live with that. But the freedom to own a firearm doesn’t mean it has to be free of charge. It doesn’t mean that owners can’t be a tiny bit inconvenienced. And someone’s right to own a gun certainly does not trump the safety rights of the rest of us.
Senator Kamala Harris of California drew some of the most powerful players in Hollywood to her recent reception at the Los Angeles home of filmmaker J.J. Abrams of the “Star Wars” franchise. Television producer Shonda Rhimes, actress Elizabeth Banks and music giant Quincy Jones were among the guests enjoying hors d›oeuvres and drinks under a full moon.
A seated President Donald Trump handed commemorative pens to his wife, daughter and eight others who hovered around his desk, then theatrically held up for the cameras the latest executive order bearing his oversize signature.
The release of the report of the investigation into allegations that Russia colluded with President Donald Trump’s campaign in the 2016 election that is scheduled for Thursday with some redactions will only amp the volume of debate, rather than set the controversy at rest.
The Honduran had taken incredible risks to reach the promise of liberty on US soil — traveling 1,700 miles from his homeland by riding illegally on the network of freight trains that Central Americans call “The Beast,” where desperate refugees fleeing relentless violence and poverty are prey for criminals and prone to gruesome injuries.