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Anna Kiesenhofer is a math genius who just pulled off one of the biggest shocks in Olympics history

Nobody was speaking about Anna Kiesenhofer ahead of the Tokyo 2020 women’s road race, but they certainly are now. The Austrian rider was considered a novice compared to her competitors, notably defending champion Anna van der Breggen, former Olympic bronze medalist Elisa Longo Borghini, Britain’s Lizzie Deignan, Germany’s Lisa Brennauer and former world title champion […]

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Jobless Americans sue Florida for ending $300 unemployment benefits early

Out-of-work Americans in Florida filed a lawsuit against Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday seeking to reinstate a pandemic relief program that paid out an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits. In a complaint filed late Sunday on behalf of 10 unemployed Floridians, three attorneys – Gautier Kitchen, Marie Mattox and Scott Behren – […]

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Jobless Americans sue Florida for ending $300 unemployment benefits early

Out-of-work Americans in Florida filed a lawsuit against Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday seeking to reinstate a pandemic relief program that paid out an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits. In a complaint filed late Sunday on behalf of 10 unemployed Floridians, three attorneys – Gautier Kitchen, Marie Mattox and Scott Behren – […]

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Europe tried to boost Covid-19 vaccine takeup with carrots. Now some leaders are breaking out the sticks

As the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in Europe shows signs of a slowdown, leaders are racing to find answers to a key dilemma of the rollout’s next phase: how to convince reluctant citizens to roll up their sleeves. From cash payments to phone data, free football stadium tours to free grilled meat, officials have offered […]

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Floods in London are the latest sign big cities aren’t ready for climate change

Cars stranded in streets turned to rivers. Bus passengers rescued by raft. Train stations submerged, sparking travel chaos. The now-familiar scenes of a city inundated by floods played out in London over the weekend, when heavy rainfall put parts of the UK capital underwater. When two London hospitals turned non-emergency patients away after getting flooded […]

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Europe tried to boost Covid-19 vaccine takeup with carrots. Now some leaders are breaking out the sticks

London (CNN)As the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in Europe shows signs of a slowdown, leaders are racing to find answers to a key dilemma of the rollout’s next phase: how to convince reluctant citizens to roll up their sleeves. From cash payments to phone data, free football stadium tours to free grilled meat, officials have […]

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Xi Jinping set out to save the Communist Party. But critics say he made himself its biggest threat

Hong Kong (CNN)In January 2013, months after taking the helm of China’s ruling party, Xi Jinping gathered the country’s top politicians and asked them why the Communist Party of the Soviet Union had collapsed. Xi, of course, already had the answer. “It completely denied Soviet history, the history of the Soviet Communist Party, denied Lenin, […]

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‘Hypocrite’ Rep. Bush wants to defund your police, while dishing out $70k on private security: Gowdy

“Sunday Night in America” host Trey Gowdy tore into progressive ‘Squad’ member Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., after campaign filings revealed she spent a shocking $70,000 on private security while publically calling for reduced police budgets nationwide. “Members of Congress are spending more money than ever on their personal security,” Gowdy, a former GOP congressman told […]

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Pelosi appoints Kinzinger to 1/6 House select committee

(CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Sunday she has appointed GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to the House select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, bolstering the Republican presence on the panel after GOP leadership pulled its appointees last week. “Today, I am announcing the appointment of Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger, an […]

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Xi Jinping set out to save the Communist Party. But he made himself its biggest threat

Hong Kong (CNN)In January 2013, months after taking the helm of China’s ruling party, Xi Jinping gathered the country’s top politicians and asked them why the Communist Party of the Soviet Union had collapsed. Xi, of course, already had the answer. “It completely denied Soviet history, the history of the Soviet Communist Party, denied Lenin, […]