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

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 […]

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 […]

Facebook and MPI launch “Vitality of Vietnam” programme

“Việt Nam’s politics, economy, and society are characterised by stability. Việt Nam has a very favourable geo-economic position with a large population, abundant human resources, and a growing middle-class. Việt Nam is also a huge market, and a dynamic economy in one of the most robust regions in the world today. Việt Nam is striving […]

Tomball City Council terminates lease for railroad museum

“It’s a very unfortunate circumstance,” he said. “We were all very excited about the museum, the Tomball location, the work the design team and the architect did. We spent a lot of money getting to this point and we sort of felt like we got the rug pulled out from under us.”

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

The Chinese also believe — and this is another striking difference — that their economy is worth saving. They didn’t destroy it with coronavirus quarantines, harsh as they were. Unlike the United States, China was a poor place until fairly recently. And so they know firsthand that poor countries are powerless and they don’t want […]

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

“We are certain that if you pursue thoughtful conversation internally, you will find even more examples of how these stereotypes can seep into coverage, and thereby seep into the public consciousness as voters are seeking to understand those seeking office,” the letter said. “We believe it is your job to, not just pay attention to […]

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

“In the time of a global pandemic and an economic crisis, the last thing Canadian and American workers need is new tariffs that will raise costs for manufacturers and consumers, impede the free flow of trade, and hurt provincial and state economies,” Freeland said in a statement.

North Central College Launches Free Summer Webinar Series

WEBINAR SCHEDULE, TOPICS AND PRESENTERS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): Social Media and MisinformationJune 30, 7 p.m. CDT | Dr. Michael Blight, assistant professor of communicationThe Chinese Response to COVID-19 in Three StagesJuly 1, 12 p.m. CDT | Dr. Jinai Sun, associate professor of ChineseHow Epidemics Have Shaped Chicago’s HistoryJuly 2, 12 p.m. CDT | Dr. Ann […]

‘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 […]