Millions of Americans may be forced out of their homes today. Here’s why

A nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire Saturday night after President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress worked furiously but ultimately failed to align on a long-shot strategy to prevent millions of Americans from being forced from their homes during a COVID-19 surge. More than 3.6 million Americans are at risk of eviction, some […]


Biden’s Justice Department says IRS ‘must’ hand over Trump tax returns to Congress

The Justice Department told the Treasury Department that it “must” turn over former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee, which first requested them more than two years ago. The direction came in an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, which provides legal advice to […]


Xi Jinping only wants the most devoted Chinese Communist Party members. His tough membership rules could backfire

In a meeting room decorated with a stylized hammer and sickle flag, Kelly Hu detailed her shortcomings. Since childhood, the 20-year-old student had wanted to join the longest-running and largest communist party in the world, having grown up hearing “red tales” of its revolutionary past from her family. In recent years, as she embarked on […]


E qualities watchdog cautions employers amid ‘no jab, no job’ policy concerns

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said it understood firms will want to protect their staff and their customers by requiring employees to be vaccinated, but it advises them to take other factors into consideration. In the UK, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has suggested it is a […]