GOP, businesses slam AOC for doubting existence of smash-and-grab robberies: 'Tone-deaf and offensive'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said 'a lot of these allegations of organized retail theft are not actually panning out' referring to smash-and-grab incidents. The New York Democrat is facing pushback from Republicans and retail leaders.
Would national vaccine mandates work in Canada? Experts aren't sure
News/Politics: With European states turning to mandatory national vaccination regimes to deal with record COVID-19 infections, experts in Canada say that while science and the law may back the Liberal government if it chose to follow suit, it might not be the panacea the public is hoping for.
Liberal MP feeling 'excited but nervous' after winning private member's lottery
News/Politics: Members of Parliament of different party stripes have won a chance to pursue policies close to their hearts — and maybe even see their ideas adopted into law — all thanks to some good luck.
Reagan National Defense Forum: Experts say Afghanistan withdrawal damaged US reliability with global partners
Top experts warned Saturday at the Reagan National Defense Forum that the standing of the U.S. as the "partner of choice" amongst global allies has waned following the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Biden administration still seeking return to compliance with original Iran nuclear deal while preparing for world without it
The Biden administration is still seeking a return to mutual compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran but is "preparing for a world in which there is no return" to the landmark agreement, a senior State Department official said Saturday.
Harris faces staff exodus as questions on her leadership style emerge: 'This is a sinking ship'
Reports of a toxic work environment have plagued Vice President Kamala Harris since she took up the post less than a year ago and the recently announced exodus of her chief spokesperson has only prompted more questions.
Democratic lawmakers renew calls to add seats to the Supreme Court after abortion debate
The growing push by some Democrats to reshape the Supreme Court reignited this week as the court heard oral arguments in the Mississippi 15-week abortion ban case that has the potential to limit abortion access across the U.S.
Stuck in South Africa, new travel rules put this Canadian's trip home for the holidays at risk
News/Politics: Andrew Neumann has been trying to leave South Africa, where he's lived since 2015, to return home to Canada to see his family for the holidays. But confusing, overlapping travel restrictions have meant he's been so far unable to leave the country.
Former football coach fired for removing Black Lives Matter poster alleges First Amendment rights violated
A former Illinois State University (ISU) assistant football coach has sued the team's head coach and the school's former athletic director, alleging his First Amendment rights were violated after he removed a Black Lives Matter poster from his door and replaced it with a different one.
If the Supreme Court curtails abortion rights it could flip the script on the 2022 midterm elections
With the looming possibility of the Supreme Court gutting Roe v. Wade, the future of reproductive rights in America is poised to become a central and potentially defining issue in the upcoming midterm elections.