Biden admin dismantles VOICE, Trump office for reporting crimes by immigrants
The Biden administration has dismantled and replaced a Department of Homeland Security office created during the Trump presidency to help victims of crimes committed by immigrants in a further break with his predecessor’s border policies.
How Canada can crush the variants with vaccines and make this reopening our last
News/Health: Canada is poised to battle back more contagious coronavirus variants that threaten to jeopardize reopening plans across the country due to a huge uptick in vaccine supply, a willingness from Canadians to get the shots and some promising new vaccine research.
CBC Radio's The House: Confronting hate in Canada
Radio/The House: On this week's show: Liberal, Conservative and NDP MPs discuss how politicians should work to confront Islamophobia in Canada. Independent senator and G7 veteran Peter Boehm takes a wide view of this weekend's summit. And CBC's Murray Brewster reports on what's topping the agenda in Cornwall. Plus — a debate over Ontario's use of the notwithstanding clause and a look at incentivizing vaccine uptake.
When international travel resumes, Canada's borders and airports will be very different
News/Politics: Just as the 9/11 attacks did 20 years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic will transform the way people travel internationally — with hundreds of millions of dollars in new government spending planned for modernizing border security and updating public health measures at airports.
New Mexico's Dem governor defends $62,500 settlement of crotch-grab case: 'I was focused on the pandemic'
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham defended her decision to settle with a former campaign staffer who accused her of sexual harassment in 2018, speaking to reporters about it for the first time Friday.
NYC 'defund the police' mayor candidate helped suppress reform recommendation as head of review board: report
New York City’s leading “defund the police” mayoral candidate helped silence police reform recommendations from her own oversight agency, according to a bombshell new report on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s alleged hypocrisy on the issue.
UCLA hosts Black Lives Matter co-founder for commencement keynote after she called for 'end' to Israel
The dean of UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs confirmed Thursday that Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors will deliver a commencement address at a June 11 graduation ceremony amid scrutiny of her past critical remarks concerning Israel.
Family of Georgia's secretary of state was still getting death threats months after election, report says
Georgia Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, his wife, Tricia, and their family received threats of violence months after the election that former President Donald Trump falsely claims was riddled with fraud, Tricia Raffensperger told Reuters in an exclusive interview.
Justice Department requested data on 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses from Apple
The Department of Justice sent a broad request in February 2018 to Apple as part of its investigation that collected data on members of Congress, staffers and their families. The department demanded metadata on 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses from Apple, the company said Friday evening.
China resurfaces false COVID-19 origin theory linked to Fort Detrick
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs repeated its assertion this week that the U.S. should open biological research facilities at Ford Detrick in Maryland for inspection, a claim that re-emerged as officials in Beijing face mounting scrutiny over the possibility that the COVID-19 pandemic originated from a lab accident in Wuhan.