Trump's impeachment trial looms as Congress prepares for Biden administration
There are just days to go until President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in, Donald Trump is no longer President and Democrats take control of the US Senate, but rank-and-file members on Capitol Hill are still waiting for signals from leadership about what the first month of Biden's presidency will look like.
HBCU graduates write story of America
America is struggling with a complicated set of challenges, raised up and laid bare during the Trump years. Tackling them requires a new generation of leadership that is morally grounded and invested in the plight of the communities that are incessantly ignored. Fortunately, an incoming cadre of leaders, educated and shaped by historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), are positioned as the change agents our nation needs.
Melania's disappointing break with tradition
Understandably lost in the morass of the horrifying things that have happened leading up to Joe Biden's inauguration is something that did not happen. Melania Trump will become the first modern first lady not to invite the woman who will replace her to the White House for a walk-through of the private living quarters on the second and third floors.
Officials remain vigilant ahead of Biden inauguration
Demonstrations in state capitols across the United States were muted this weekend after warnings of armed protests, but officials have indicated they'll remain vigilant in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Today's 'Blue Monday' depression peak isn't real, but seasonal blues are. Here's what to do about them
As if we needed any more reason to ruminate over pandemic life's daily plights, today (January 18) is Blue Monday — the third Monday of January, which is rumored to be the most depressing day of the year.
Air quality regulator temporarily suspends cremation limits for LA County amid 'backlog' from pandemic
As Los Angeles County battles against the unrelenting coronavirus, an air pollution control agency says it has temporarily suspended limits on cremations in order to assist crematoriums in the county with a "backlog" caused by the pandemic.