The Biden administration’s proposal to add a “Middle Eastern or North African” identifier, or MENA, to official documents like the census is the latest progress in a decadeslong fight to secure representation for a historically statistically invisible community.
America may now be aiming to put astronauts back on the Moon, but for years the United States turned its back on manned missions after the Columbia space shuttle disaster.After the Columbia disaster, NASA underwent sweeping changes aimed at improving its culture and safety.
A man suspected of torturing a woman in Oregon is using dating apps to target new victims or have people help him escape capture, authorities said.
Foreign criminals and illegal migrants who claim to be victims of modern slavery face deportation under a clampdown on abuses of the anti-trafficking laws.
Barrett Strong, one of Motown’s founding artists and most gifted songwriters who sang lead on the company’s breakthrough single “Money (That’s What I Want)” and later collaborated with Norman Whitfield on such classics as “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “War” and “Papa Was a Rollin' Stone,” has died. "Barrett was not only a great singer and piano player, but he, along with his writing partner Norman Whitfield, created an incredible body of work," Motown founder Berry Gordy said in a statement.
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The European Central Bank is expected to push on with its inflation fight Thursday with a fresh rate hike, even as signs grow the eurozone might have passed the worst of an economic shock.But ECB president Christine Lagarde has repeatedly stressed rates will continue to rise at a steady pace, and the bank is expected to agree on a 50-basis point hike Thursday.
House speaker Kevin McCarthy said he would meet Wednesday with Joe Biden to discuss avoiding a US debt default, but warned the president must rethink his refusal to consider spending cuts in exchange for raising the borrowing limit.Reflecting the White House's refusal even to frame Wednesday's meeting as a negotiation, Biden's official agenda said merely that he would discuss "a range of issues" with the Republican speaker.
Australian and French ministers are to meet Monday in a fresh drive to mend fences 16 months after Canberra pulled the plug on a big submarines contract, leaving Paris seething.- 'Back on track' - Monday's meeting in Paris of French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna and Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu with their Australian counterparts, Penny Wong and Richard Marles, is to build on "the positive momentum" seen since Albanese's July trip, foreign ministry spokeswoman Anne-Claire Legendre sai
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Savannah Guthrie and her family were all decked out in green and black to cheer on their beloved Philadelphia Eagles Sunday.
Crew members from the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District responded to a Tesla that was "engulfed in flames" due to a battery fire, officials said in a tweet.
Thousands of protesters are expected to gather in Oakland, California, for one of several events across the nation Sunday in honor of Tyre Nichols.
Rishi Sunak has been warned that his government risks being “sunk by Tory sleaze” in the same way as Sir John Major’s premiership.
Police are searching for a man who threw a Molotov cocktail at a New Jersey temple early Sunday morning.
Martha Stewart shared yet another one of her famous selfies on Instagram showing off her impeccable skin.
With ammunition, rifles and bullet-proof vests on display, business is brisk at a Los Angeles area gun show -- so much so you'd never know a mass shooting unfolded nearby just days ago."Every time that the media talks about a mass shooting, people buy guns because they're afraid that they'll get taken away."
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“The Banshees of Inisherin” star Barry Keoghan, an Oscar nominee for best actor in a supporting role, grew up in the foster care system with his brother.