For Some Iowa Voters, Caucuses Remain A Barrier To Participation : NPR

Voters listen to instructions during a Democratic Party caucus in 2016. The party has been under pressure to make the process more accessible this year, but some activists remain frustrated. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP Voters listen to instructions during a Democratic Party caucus in 2016. The party has been under pressure […]

Biden Argued Witnesses Unnecessary for Clinton Impeachment Trial

Joe Biden argued that additional witnesses were not necessary during the impeachment trial of former President Bill Clinton. Politico reported on Thursday that Biden, at the time a long-serving U.S. Senator from Delaware, penned a memo to his congressional colleagues ahead of Clinton’s impeachment trial in January 1999. In the memo, Biden argued that the […]

China Is Arresting People For Spreading Coronavirus Rumors

tech The Chinese government is fighting two viral outbreaks: one that has killed 132 people so far and another that has caused mass confusion online for millions more. Ryan Broderick BuzzFeed News Reporter Posted on January 29, 2020, at 5:09 p.m. ET Noel Celis / Getty Images A man wearing a protective face mask inside […]

Column: One way to make healthcare more affordable? Give California nurse practitioners autonomy

More Californians are acquiring medical insurance, but there are increasingly fewer primary care doctors to treat them. There’s an easy partial fix, but it’s blocked by an old turf war. Negotiating a truce is not easy. In fact, it’s probably impossible. So one side will probably win and the other side will lose in the […]

NASA awards contract to Airbus for three H135 helicopters – Defence Blog

The U.S. agency will use the aircraft for security during rocket launches, emergency medical services and qualified personnel transport. Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the U.S. space program and Airbus Helicopters. The order was announced today at […]

Canadiens Notebook: Brendan Gallagher looks ready to return

Brendan Gallagher could return to the Canadiens’ lineup Thursday night when they play the Sabres in Buffalo (7 p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN 690 Radio, 98.5 FM), but Jonathan Drouin definitely won’t be in the lineup. Gallagher has missed 10 of the last 11 games since suffering a concussion but practised for the second straight day […]

Brexit POLL: Should it be illegal to fly the EU flag from UK public buildings? VOTE HERE | Politics | News

Not all Britons will revel in planned Brexit Day celebrations on Friday, as several cities have vowed to fly the European Union flag from public buildings. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has ordered officials to keep flying the European Union flag over the Scottish government headquarters even after the UK has left the bloc. Remainers […]

Coast Guard responds to Atlantic supply ship with eight crew members suffering flu symptoms, two ‘severe’: internal email

OTTAWA — Two crew members aboard a supply ship in Atlantic Canada are displaying “severe flu like symptoms,” according to an internal government email obtained by the National Post. According to an internal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) email, crew members on the Atlantic Kingfisher, an offshore patrol vessel, are now under quarantine after […]

Senators brace for the unknown as Trump impeachment defense wraps

“In a few weeks or a few months do my Republican colleagues want to pick up the paper and read that one of the witnesses they blocked had crucial information about the president’s misconduct?” Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday morning. “At this point, how can Senate Republicans not vote for the witnesses and […]