Steve January 17, 2021

Uganda’s longtime President Yoweri Museveni has secured a sixth term in office that will take his reign into a fourth decade following a poll his rivals say was marred by irregularities. The electoral commission said on Saturday Museveni, who has been in power since 1986, had secured 58.6 percent of the vote. Bobi Wine, the […]

Steve January 17, 2021

Getty Images It wasn’t pretty. In fact, at times, it was downright ugly. But Buffalo undoubtedly will consider Saturday’s 17-3 victory over the Ravens a thing of beauty. Indeed, the city is celebrating like it’s 1993. That’s the last time the Bills made the AFC Championship Game. Next Sunday, Buffalo will play either the Chiefs […]

Steve January 17, 2021

Published duration49 minutes ago media captionThe boss of NHS England reveals Covid-19 jabs are being done much faster than people are newly catching the virus People in England are being vaccinated four times faster than new cases of the virus are being detected, NHS England’s chief executive has said. Sir Simon Stevens told the BBC […]

Steve January 17, 2021

Read time: 11 mins This year — with its converging crises, from the coronavirus pandemic to longstanding racial injustice to climate-related disasters — was also a remarkably active time for climate litigation. All around the world, communities, organizations, and especially young people turned to the courts in 2020 in strategic attempts to hold governments and polluting […]

Steve January 17, 2021

Jim Parsons revealed he “didn’t have to worry about appearing gay” and got a taste “of freedom” playing a woman in a Charles Busch play. He told the LA Times about the defining experience at school: “When I was studying theatre at school, I wasn’t worried about coming out. “I was more concerned that at a […]

Steve January 17, 2021

Reprinted with permission from The American Prospect The barriers to amending the Constitution are so high that I’ve long thought it pointless to pursue any reform that way. But after four years of Tweety McTreason, I’ve changed my mind. In fact, I’m suffering from a bout of what Kathleen Sullivan in 1995 in these pages […]

Steve January 17, 2021

How Washington, D.C. Is Preparing For President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Washington, D.C., is fortified in advance of the inaugural proceedings Jan. 20. How Washington, D.C. Is Preparing For President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Listen · 0:45 0:45 Download Embed How Washington, D.C. Is Preparing For President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration 0:45 National January 17, 20217:58 AM ET […]

Steve January 17, 2021

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro takes us to the streets of Washington, DC describing the mood ahead of expected protests by pro-Trump extremists. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: I’m Lulu Garcia-Navarro on the streets of Washington, D.C. UNIDENTIFIED PERSON #1: You guys mind going up to that checkpoint over there? GARCIA-NAVARRO: Security here is very, very tight. UNIDENTIFIED PERSON […]