The one-year anniversary of the quasi-shutdown of the Canada-U.S. border will come and go next week, The World Has Gone Crazy with no end in sight to disruptions that have affected lives, businesses, and communities touching the world’s so-called longest undefended frontier.
Things are looking worse by the hour for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Recently, a fourth, and then a fifth, woman came forward to accuse him of inappropriate behavior. At that point, Cuomo’s support among top Democrats in New York began to crumble — apparently, some were OK with three accusers, but not with four or five.
We need a better way of selecting presidential candidates. We need to elect people who love our country. We should not elect people who want to dramatically change our country. We need to elect people who have the necessary leadership experience. We need to elect people who have not been in government so long they have become corrupt. Money should not be the determining factor.
Nearly two months into his first term, Biden faces a growing political threat from the upheaval at the border and is drawing criticism from across the spectrum. Centrist Democrats are nervous about attacks casting them as soft on border security. Liberals and immigration activists are sounding alarms about how migrants are treated. And Republicans are increasingly laying the groundwork for immigration-centric attacks in the midterm elections.
Global distribution of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine remains undisturbed by the shot’s suspension in much of Europe following reports of blood clots in some people shortly after immunization, the World Health Organization said.
John Kerry, the White House’s special envoy on climate, warned Friday that the U.S. only has less than a decade left to avoid the worst of a climate catastrophe.
“Around 2030 is the date at which we have to get the world now on the right path in order to cap the level of warming at that level of 1.5 [degrees Celsius],” he said at a Munich Security Conference.
It’s a beautiful dream but most scientists think it’s improbable. In January, Nature asked more than 100 immunologists, infectious-disease researchers, and virologists working on the coronavirus whether it could be eradicated. Almost 90% of respondents think that the coronavirus will become endemic — meaning that it will continue to circulate in pockets of the global population for years to come