Historic downpour sinks many parts of Ho Chi Minh City

A man scoops rainwater from his house in Ho Chi Minh City, August 6, 2020. Photo: Ngoc Phuong / Tuoi Tre A resident has a hard time riding a bicycle in the heavy downpour that lashed Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre Traffic congestion on a flooded […]

Spotlight: U.S. record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

The first major spike occurred in January 2013, after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which 20 first-grade children were shot to death in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. The second occurred after the massive San Bernardino shooting in 2016 in California, and the most recent was in 2018 after the Parkland High School mass murders […]

US record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

“Trump and the right-wing media’s constant villainizing of democrats, liberals and the left has furthered the polarization of the country, and the fact-free environment he and his followers occupy leave them looking like lost, ignorant people in the eyes of the world,” Richardson added.

Facebook and MPI launch “Vitality of Vietnam” programme

The official cooperation between Facebook and the Ministry of Planning and Investment realises the goals of the pillar “Facebook for Economy – #fb4Economy” and “Facebook for Community – #fb4Community” under “Facebook for Vietnam” Campaign or #FB4VN – one of Facebook’s key initiatives in Việt Nam in 2020. These two pillars focus on Facebook’s contribution to […]

Tomball City Council terminates lease for railroad museum

The land where the museum was to be built is owned by the city by the railroad depot in Old Town. Hauck said one possible use for the land now could be additional parking or usable space for the depot itself, but not a lot of discussion has gone into it yet.

Carlson: Left’s Response to Coronavirus Much Like ‘Authoritarian’ China — ‘Characterized’ by Corruption, Lack of Social Trust, Deep Cynicism About Gov’t

In January, for example, Dr. Anthony Fauci at the time, not yet a household name, did an interview with “The Journal of the American Medical Association” to talk about America’s response to the Wuhan coronavirus. Fauci explained the authoritarian measures the Chinese government had taken to contain that virus. Then Fauci noted almost offhandedly that […]

Group called ‘We Have Her Back’ warns media against ‘sexist’ or ‘racist’ coverage of Biden VP pick

“Those stereotypes are often amplified and weaponized for Black and Brown women. Attempts at legitimate investigations of a candidate have repeatedly turned into misguided stories that perpetuate impressions of women as inadequate leaders, and Black and Brown women as worse,” the letter said before listing multiple examples of how media coverage has “has contributed to […]

Spotlight: U.S. re-imposes tariff on Canadian aluminum, sparking backlash

“After years of complex negotiations and hard work by government, industry and other leaders across North America to make the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) a reality, this ill-advised action on a key trading partner undermines the deal’s benefits at a time when U.S. businesses and consumers can least afford it,” Tom Dobbins, president and CEO of […]

North Central College Launches Free Summer Webinar Series

There will be two new webinars released each week at northcentralcollege.edu/webinar-series, with live Q&A sessions a day later at either 12 p.m. or 7 p.m. The full Q&A schedule is below. Note that dates and times are subject to change. Each webinar will be archived at the webpage above as well as the North Central […]

‘They are making Ayodhya like Vatican or Mecca’

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, one of the greatest secularists of our times, had once said, ‘Ram ki poornata maryadit vyaktitva mein hai, Krishna ki unmukt ya sampooran vyaktitva mein hai aur Shiva ki aseemit vyaktitva mein hai. Lekin har ek poorn hai (the completeness of Lord Ram is in a dignified personality, of Krishna in […]