02202019What's Hot:

California leads 16 states in lawsuit against Trump national emergency declaration

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra had been telegraphing for weeks that he was prepared to take legal action if President Donald Trump invoked an immigration emergency to justify diverting wall funding. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images national [...]

What a medical school on a Rwandan hilltop can teach the United States

Training global health professionals to deliver high quality care anywhere, reflects the Rwandan government’s stated commitment to equity — including health equity — and to prevent another rupture like the one that spurred the country’s [...]

Nevada joins states opposing Trump birth control rollbacks

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – Nevada’s new Democratic attorney general has added the state to lawsuits aiming to block the Trump administration from rolling back Obama-era Affordable Care Act birth control requirements in employer-provided [...]

Angolan president talks to some of state’s toughest critics

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Angolan President Joao Lourenco has met longtime critics of the government, generating some goodwill from activists who struggled to have their voices heard during the long rule of former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos. Lourenco, [...]

Australia’s Prime Minister ‘Surprised’ by State’s Secret Deal With China

SYDNEY, Australia — Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia was blindsided by reports that a state government had quietly sidestepped federal regulators and signed a deal with China to participate in that country’s contentious [...]

Trump-Nato summit or how the United States president does not understand basic math

Trump-Nato summit or how the United States president does not understand basic math (see also 'jingoism') Trump-Nato summit: EU's Tusk warns president to appreciate allies (OP: Source has video that won't embed) "Appreciate [...]

Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless. Source: NYT > World

Despite Trump’s assurances, states struggling to protect 2020 election

President Donald Trump on Friday promised an intense, “whole-of-government” focus on securing the nation’s elections from cyberattacks — but a POLITICO survey of states finds ample reasons to worry about both this year’s midterms [...]

Mueller reveals depth of states’ election vulnerabilities

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Friday that hackers within Russia’s GRU military intelligence service targeted state and local election boards. | David [...]
Are You Ready For Some CALIFORNIA PRIMARIES? (Yeah, And Those Other States, Too)
Show everyone you voted It’s another primary election day, and in California, that means it’s time to scramble! In the state’s “Top Two” primary system, like a million candidates run, and then the top two, regardless of party, are [...]