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Oregon Decriminalized Hard Drugs. Now It’s Reversing Course.

State legislature passes bill restoring criminal penalties following widespread anger over public drug use.

By Editors Desk

March 2, 2024

Society

Biden and Trump Make Dueling Border Visits as Migrant Crisis Worsens

The two likely 2024 opponents are seeking to blame the other’s party for record illegal crossings that are a top concern for voters.

By Editors Desk

February 29, 2024

Society

NYC mayor doubles down on call for 'sanctuary' status changes as migrant crisis rages

Adams said: 'It is a right to live in this city… and you should not be committing crimes in our city'

By Editors Desk

February 27, 2024

Society

Arizona county attorney refuses to extradite SoHo hotel murder suspect, claims NYC soft on crime

If Almansoori, 26, is extradited to New York, he is expected to be charged with murder and would almost certainly be ordered held without bail. 

By Editors Desk

February 22, 2024

Society

JetBlue planes clip one another at Boston Logan Airport

No one was injured in the incident, according to the airline.

By Editors Desk

February 8, 2024

Society

‘If Instagram didn’t exist, it wouldn’t have happened’: a mother’s search for her trafficked daughter

Two years after Robyn Cory’s daughter was groomed at 15 on Meta’s platform and sold for sex by a gang, she is still missing

By Editors Desk

February 2, 2024

Society

Nikki Haley says Texas can secede from US if it wants but 'isn't going to'

That view contradicts centuries of history and precedent.

Society

Andrew Cuomo found to have subjected 13 women to ‘sexually hostile work environment’

US DoJ reaches agreement with New York state executive chamber over workplace conduct of former governor, 66, who quit in 2021

By Editors Desk

January 26, 2024

Society

Alabama Hails Nitrogen Gas Execution, a New Attempt to Address an Old Challenge

Fending off doubts and criticisms, Alabama’s attorney general hailed a new execution method as “humane and effective.”

By Shaila Dewan

January 26, 2024

Society

The attorney: ‘They’re addicting kids and they know it’

Matthew P Bergman’s firm has filed cases against Snap, TikTok and others, with a novel argument – that the products are harmful by design

By Editors Desk

January 25, 2024

Society

Border battle lines: Dems call on Biden to seize control of Texas National Guard, as GOP allies back Abbott

The Lone Star State is fighting multiple legal battles with the federal government amid the migrant invasion at the southern border

By Editors Desk

January 25, 2024

Society

Plans for the new tallest building in America are underway in odd location

Plans are underway to build a skyscraper taller than anything in New York City – and it’s going to stick out like a sore thumb in this small town.

By Patrick Reilly – New York Post

January 24, 2024

Society

Weather tracker: More than 70 million people under cold weather alerts in US

At least 27 die in weather-related circumstances in Pacific north-west as freezing temperatures, sleet and snow hit several states

By Editors Desk

January 19, 2024

Society

Why It Feels Like Everyone You Know Is Getting Covid-19

New subvariant JN.1, estimated at 62% of U.S. cases, helps fuel latest winter surge

By Editors Desk

January 6, 2024

Society

​‘Multiple victims’ after US school shooting ​

Police have rushed to a high school in the midwest of the US after shooting broke out with at l

By Editors Desk

January 4, 2024

Society

Texas doctors do not need to perform emergency abortions, court rules

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday night referred questions to the White House, which declined to comment.

By Editors Desk

January 3, 2024

Society

The Brooklyn Bridge Is Not for Sale, or for Selling Souvenirs Anymore

Illegal trinket vendors flooded the pedestrian walkway over the East River during the pandemic. The city has banned the stalls as of this week.

By Editors Desk

January 2, 2024

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