U.S. Rep. Mary Miller calls Roe decision ‘victory for white life’

Representative Mary Miller (R-IL) speaks at the Save America rally after former U.S. President Donald Trump endorsed her in Mendon, Illinois, U.S. June 25, 2022.KATE MUNSCH/Reuters U.S. Representative Mary Miller of Illinois, speaking at a Saturday night rally with former President Donald Trump, called the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade from “victory for … Read more

U.S. Senate OKs landmark gun violence bill, House passage is next

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joined at right by Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks with reporters following a closed-door political luncheon at the Capitol from Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2022.J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press The Senate on Thursday easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill that seemed unthinkable just a month ago, paving the way … Read more

NH fisherman credited with saving people, dogs from burning yacht

An investigation is underway into what caused the fire and sinking of a 70ft yacht along the coastline on Saturday. Tom Hadley of Hollis said he was in the right place at the right time when his instincts told him to turn his little boat around and see if the yacht showing some smoke needed … Read more

U.S. Capitol Police arrest seven people linked to Colbert show, charging them with unlawful entry

U.S. Capitol Police said Friday that officers arrested seven unauthorized people at a congressional office building Thursday night and charged them with unlawful entry. People identified themselves as being affiliated with CBS Late Show with Stephen Colberta person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Another person familiar with the matter provided the AP … Read more

U.S. Senate gun bill talks hit snag over mental illness, abuse provisions

U.S. Senate negotiators, rushing to iron out the details of bipartisan gun legislation, struggled on Wednesday to resolve serious disagreements over federal funding for state “red flag” programs and the scale of a plan to keep guns out of the hands of people prone to domestic violence. A series of mass shootings has prompted Democratic … Read more

The Queen makes appearance on palace balcony to cap off Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth, Prince George, Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, stand on the balcony during the Platinum Pageant, marking the end of the celebrations on June 5.POOL/Getty Images The Queen made an appearance for the final act of the Platinum Jubilee on Sunday, waving … Read more

On the U.S.-Mexico border, a bitter battle is raging over a Trump-era policy to quickly expel migrants

Around Ciudad Juarez, a sprawling desert city of 1.5 million people, NGOs, officials and asylum seekers have all come to the same conclusion: the crisis at the border is humanitarian, the main problem being the lack of resources to help the thousands gathered here trying to reach the United StatesAdrian Morrow/The Globe and Mail Once … Read more

Letters to the editor: May 28: ‘If guns provide safety, the United States would be the safest country in the world.’ What to do about mass shootings? Plus other letters to the editor

Law enforcement officers monitor the scene of a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 24.MARCO BELLO/Reuters Keep your opinions sharp and informed. Receive the Opinion newsletter. Register today. gun culture Re In a country where mass shootings are the norm, Americans have moved beyond outrage (May 25): Contributor David Shribman has … Read more

‘On a run rate basis, we’ll hit $1bn in US retail sales in the next couple of months’

“We serve less than 20% of American households, but we know that natural and tasty foods are relevant to more than 20% of the population,” adds Stokes, who joined Mars in June 2019, moved to KIND (as director of growth) in the spring of 2021, and took over the management of its North American operations … Read more

Little Known Characters in America: Bernard Madoff | People

Bernard Madoff Bernard Lawrence Madoff (April 29, 1938-April 14, 2021) has been identified as perhaps the operator of the largest financial fraud operation in history. His net worth at one time was estimated as approximately $64.8 billion. Born in Queens, New York City, his family were emigrants from Poland, Romania, and Austria and practiced the … Read more