Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year.
SEN. PAUL: “Do you support the government intervening to override the parents' consent to give a child puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and/or amputation surgery...? LEVINE: "Transgender medicine is a very complex and nuanced field."
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander was the first Black person in the nation to earn a Ph.D. in economics in 1921. Three years later, she earned a law degree and went on to become the first Black woman to pass the Pennsylvania bar and practice law in the state.
@Reuters spoke to more than a dozen people who visited Alexei Navalny or communicated with him during his almost five months in Germany while he recovered from being poisoned in Siberia with a military-grade nerve agent. Here's what they said:
Tech shares led a rout in U.S. stocks while the selloff in global bonds deepened, with the benchmark Treasury yield hitting a one-year high and debt from the U.K. to Australia coming under pressure
Tommy Tiernan's Saturday night chat show, which was due to finish its ten-week run next weekend, has been extended by six weeks
A UN Security Council-imposed arms embargo on the Myanmar junta would signal to the millions of people marching in the streets of Myanmar, risking everything for democracy and freedom, that they are not alone in this struggle. The world stands with them.
No other group of Americans is as burdened by student loan debt as Black Americans. Cancelling student debt will substantially increase wealth for Black and Latinx families, and would be a critical step in closing the racial wealth gap.
In the span of one year, our country has experienced not one, but three big lies: the pandemic is exaggerated, the election was stolen, and Jan 6 was “festive”. How can the US address any of these effectively when a large portion of the population still believes the lies?
assuming Thune was about 16 or 17 when started earning $6/hour, that would be equivalent to about $25/hour in today’s dollars.
Dr. Fauci says it's possible Americans will need to wear masks in 2022 even as the US may reach "a significant degree of normality" by year's end
A #California program intended to improve #COVID_19 #vaccine availability to people in hard-hit communities of color is being misused by outsiders who are grabbing appointments reserved for residents of underserved Black and Latino areas.
A strong US government condemnation of the latest Myanmar junta violence. "No one should be harmed for exercising the right to dissent. We are deeply troubled by the fatal shooting of protesters in Mandalay....The military must stop violence against the people of Myanmar."
Human rights law permits using lethal force only as a last resort to stop an imminent lethal threat, but in Myanmar's Mandalay on Saturday, "live-streaming videos by residents show the security forces charging down the road, firing directly at people."