National Chief Bellegarde urges Ottawa to rethink Mi'kmaq fisheries decision
News/Politics: The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is demanding the federal government restart talks on Mi'kmaq moderate livelihood fisheries after the Department of Oceans and Fisheries (DFO) announced it will not issue to First Nation in Atlantic Canada outside of the commercial season.
Sajjan had a duty to pursue misconduct claim against Vance, say former military members
News/Politics: Women who experienced sexual assault in the military say they're disappointed and dismayed by Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's alleged refusal to look at evidence of possible misconduct involving the former chief of the defence staff.
Cuomo advisers altered report on coronavirus nursing-home deaths: WSJ
Top advisers to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo influenced state health officials to remove data from a public report that showed coronavirus-related nursing-home deaths in the state had exceeded numbers previously acknowledged by the administration, a bombshell report says.
New Yorkers say Cuomo shouldn't resign, but his approval rating plummets
New Yorkers do not think that Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign amid dual scandals concerning sexual harassment accusations and undercounting nursing home deaths, but they don't think he should run for reelection either.
Michelle Obama warns that 'our democracy remains under attack' by state officials
Former First Lady Michelle Obama on Thursday urged the Senate on Thursday to approve a sweeping voting rights overhaul that received House approval this week, warning that “democracy remains under attack” from state officials attempting to suppress voter turnout.
Charlie LeDuff on suing Whitmer for info on COVID nursing home death counts: 'I've been asking for months'
Michigan investigative journalist Charlie LeDuff told Fox News on Thursday he is suing the state's Democratic governor, Gretchen Whitmer, after trying for months to get straight answers and statistics detailing the coronavirus-related death toll in nursing homes.
Fired Texas electric grid chief refuses $800,000 severance package
Former President and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Bill Magness refused his hefty severance package Thursday after being fired from the agency still reeling from last month’s catastrophic winter storms that left millions without power.
Lindsey Boylan calls NY Gov. Cuomo 'a monster' after fellow accuser Charlotte Bennett interview
Lindsey Boylan slammed her former boss and alleged sexual harasser New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as “a monster” in response to a televised interview with another former aide who has also gone public with accusations against him.
Fact-checking Republican critiques of the Covid-relief package
Ahead of the Senate debate on the stimulus bill, Republican Senate leadership criticized the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package during a news conference Tuesday. Instead of focusing on the bill's economic provisions designed to revive the US economy, Republicans have attacked it for including funds for non-health care related spending and failing to push schools to reopen for in-person learning.
Cuomo accuser Charlotte Bennett discusses allegations in CBS interview: 'He felt like he was untouchable'
Charlotte Bennett, a 25-year-old former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to accuse him of sexual harassment, said during a televised interview Thursday night that she believed the 63-year-old governor propositioned her for sex during a workplace meeting.