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‘They really can’t let her talk in public’
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‘They really can’t let her talk in public’

Vice President Kamala Harris experienced a new round mockery after touting her love of “yellow school buses” during her Seattle appearance on Wednesday.  Harris spoke at Lumen Field in Seattle with a backdrop of four electric school buses to announce nearly $1 billion being awarded to school districts to replace older buses with electric vehicles. This...

Texas Goes Permitless on Guns, and Police Face an Armed Public : politics
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Texas Goes Permitless on Guns, and Police Face an Armed Public : politics

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Reported Horizon errors should have been ‘show-stopper’, public inquiry told
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Reported Horizon errors should have been ‘show-stopper’, public inquiry told

Problems reported with the Post Office’s Horizon IT system before its roll-out should have been regarded as a “show-stopper”, according to a senior executive involved in the roll-out of the controversial system. The Post Office should have stopped the roll-out of Horizon until reported problems were fixed, and given subpostmasters having trouble balancing their...

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program just got more flexible : NPR
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The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program just got more flexible : NPR

President Joe Biden speaks on the student debt relief plan as Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona listens in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Oct. 17, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden speaks on the student debt relief plan as Secretary of Education Miguel...

How public housing could prevent flooding in New York City
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How public housing could prevent flooding in New York City

Almost every time it rains in New York City, the grounds of the South Jamaica Houses start to flood. As the storm drain system overflows, water collects across the sprawling public housing development in southeast Queens. Before long, floodwater pools up on the basketball court and in the yard behind the senior center. If it...

Michigan Dem Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says GOP enflaming issue of explicit material in public schools
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Michigan Dem Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says GOP enflaming issue of explicit material in public schools

Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan accused Republicans on Tuesday of trying to distract voters with the issue of explicit material being allowed in public schools. Whitmer, who is seeking a second term as Michigan’s chief executive this year, said during a gubernatorial debate that Republicans were enflaming the issue for political gain.  “I see...

Conflict in Tigray has led to a collapse of its public health system : NPR
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Conflict in Tigray has led to a collapse of its public health system : NPR

Conflict in Tigray has led to a collapse of its public health system. Physicians are having to reuse gloves, use expired medications and deny patients care because of lack of resources and power. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Spiraling out of control – that is how U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described the ongoing civil war in...

UNDP to support refurbishment of damaged public buildings in Ukraine |
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UNDP to support refurbishment of damaged public buildings in Ukraine |

The partners signed the deal at an international conference in Berlin to support the war-ravaged nation, hosted by Germany and the European Commission. The agreement is funded by the multi-donor Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P) and will support Ukrainian cities in implementing a €300 million EIB energy efficiency loan. Support amid aggression...