In person and on screen, world leaders returned to the United Nations' foremost gathering for the first time in the pandemic era on Tuesday with a formidable, diplomacy-packed agenda and a sharply worded warning from the international organization's leader: “We face the greatest cascade of crises in our lifetime.”
Six months after former Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially legalized recreational marijuana, potential growers, retailers and processors have not been able to apply for licenses and don't know when they'll be able to.
After being pummeled by two tropical storms that submerged basements, cracked home foundations and destroyed belongings, Northeastern U.S. residents still in the throes of recovery are being hit with another unexpected blow.
Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business. But when Apple and Google capitulated to Russian demands and removed a political-opposition app from their local app stores, it raised worries that two of the world's most successful companies are more comfortable bowing to undemocratic edicts — and maintaining a steady flow of profits — than upholding the rights of their users.
As the House and Senate chase endless deliberations over President Joe Biden's big $3.5 trillion vision for a rewrite of the nation’s tax and spending priorities, the president is being called upon by fellow Democrats to do what he is known for doing best.