Biden to sign order expanding voting rights on Bloody Sunday anniversary
President Biden is issuing a new executive order directing federal agencies to put together plans to "promote voter registration and participation." But expansive new federal protections for voting rights would still only come via a new voting rights bill.
The Myanmar junta’s “spiraling, brutal violence against protesters has shaken ASEAN’s stance that the crisis is purely an internal matter.” None too soon.
“It felt belittling. I wasn’t in shock because I had heard it before. I had watched other leaders in the organization take these mental health leaves and then disappear. It was clear that they weren’t going to take me seriously,” one Black Google employee said. (3/8)
*Shane Leedon Jenkins of Houston is arrested in the Capitol riot. *Video shows him using metal hatchet to break window. *”MAMA TRIED” tattoo on his neck. (Toward the bad I kept on turning.) *Charges: Assaulting officer; damage to federal property, etc.
❓When should Americans get their third stimulus check? A third stimulus check should arrive by mid-March. The House still needs to consider the Senate’s changes to the bill, and then it requires President Biden’s signature.
I am not 'Jol Dhora', I am not 'Bele Bora', I am a pure cobra. You will be finished in one bite. Now, remember the new slogan -- Ek chhobole chhobi: Actor Mithun Chakraborty after joining BJP in Kolkata
A Mexican restaurant in Texas kept its mask rule. People threatened to call ICE on the staff.
Police in Myanmar’s ancient former capital, Bagan, opened fire today on protesters, wounding "at least five people," reports AP. (Photo is Yangon.)
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"That looked like a bird!" Watch the amazing moment a murmuration of starlings took on the shape of a giant bird over Lough Ennell in Co Westmeath.
Angel, 19, wore a T-shirt that read 'Everything will be OK' as she joined anti-coup protesters in Myanmar. She was killed by a shot to the head as she fought for a tentative democracy in which she had proudly voted for the first time last year. Read more:
I just announced Texas is OPEN 100%. EVERYTHING. I also ended the statewide mask mandate.
Dr. Sasa says he was with Aung San Suu Kyi on the morning of February 1, when a military coup took over Myanmar’s government. He tells me he had to dress as a taxi driver to escape, and it took him three days and three nights to reach relative safety.
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@NBCNews : The CDC is set to release new guidelines on Thursday for Americans who have been fully vaccinated that say it’s OK for them to gather in small groups indoors with other people who have also been fully vaccinated, without wearing masks.