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What You Need to Know About the Huawei Court Case in Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — When the Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested by the Canadian authorities in the Vancouver airport while changing flights, she suddenly became one of the world’s most famous detainees. Her [...]

Democrats need to go big, says the Nation’s Joshua Holland

The Nation’s Joshua Holland joins us to talk about why Democrats shouldn’t hedge their bets and propose moderate policies in the hopes of avoiding scandal. The Republicans are going to demonize us no matter what we propose, Josh argues, [...]

POLITICO Playbook PM: Trump on emergency: ‘I didn’t need to do this’

Presented by */ ]]> “I could do the wall over a longer period of time, I didn’t need to do this,” President Donald Trump said, “but I’d rather do it faster.” | Alex Wong/Getty Images THE LATEST ON THE EMERGENCY DECLARATION [...]

Iowa panel OKs bill ending need for permit to buy, carry gun

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A bill that would eliminate the requirement to obtain a permit to buy or carry a gun in Iowa has been moved out of a Senate subcommittee. The two Republicans agreed Monday to pass it up to the Senate Judiciary [...]

Events planned to highlight need for improved public transit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Events are being planned around Connecticut to highlight the need to make public transit more accessible and affordable. Local political leaders, environmental and transit advocates plan to hold a series of news [...]

The Only Impeachment Guide You’ll Ever Need

*/ ]]> It’s been barely a week since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives, and already the I-word is flying around Washington. “We’re going to impeach the motherfucker,” Rashida Tlaib declared jubilantly mere hours [...]

Moscow Dispatch: Stalin’s Soaring Moscow Towers Sorely Need Body Work

MOSCOW — Mikhail Posokhin still remembers the lip-smacking displays in Grocery Store No. 5 from his boyhood, when in 1955 his family moved into one of Moscow’s seven new, gothic skyscrapers. More cathedral than marketplace, the [...]

Donald Trump threatens to close U.S.-Mexico border ‘permanently if need be’

President Trump threatened Monday to “close the Border permanently if need be” and called on Mexico to deport members of the migrant caravan after skirmishes broke out between border agents and migrants at the Southern border this weekend. Mexico [...]

New Mexico voters to decide on need for ethics commission

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – It will be up to New Mexico voters to approve a constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of an independent ethics commission. The proposal is on the ballot this year, after many years of debate [...]

Canada Is Legalizing Cannabis. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Canada is poised on the edge of a cultural revolution and dramatic social experiment as it prepares to legalize marijuana on Wednesday. Although the move has been planned since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015, the [...]