Category: News Briefs

In The Heights: What to know about the Lin-Manuel Miranda film

In The Heights: What to know about the Lin-Manuel Miranda film

"I'm grateful that this movie was shot in Washington Heights," he adds. "We felt the vibrations of the community, we felt the people, riding their mot ...
Once the future, US now captive to its past

Once the future, US now captive to its past

At the top of Wall Street is the cemetery of Trinity Church, where one of the most storied founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, is interred. Then I t ...
Why US millennials are quitting big cities

Why US millennials are quitting big cities

Smaller cities around the US are offering incentives, sometimes up to $15,000, for young talent to move there. And with remote work on the rise, peopl ...
US Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to Obamacare

US Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to Obamacare

Conservative groups, led by the Republican-controlled state of Texas, were essentially trying to get the entirety of the Affordable Care Act killed on ...
US Supreme Court backs church agency in dispute over LGBT foster parents

US Supreme Court backs church agency in dispute over LGBT foster parents

In a statement, city solicitor Diana Cortes called the court's decision a "difficult and disappointing setback" for foster families, adding that Phila ...
Biden lashes out at CNN reporter

Biden lashes out at CNN reporter

The president snaps at CNN’s chief White House correspondent after she asks about his summit with Mr Putin. "If you don't understand that you're in th ...
When Biden met Putin: Decoding the world leaders’ body language

When Biden met Putin: Decoding the world leaders’ body language

President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden met for a summit in Geneva, Switzerland. Cameras were not allowed inside the talks, but body language ...
Biden and Putin praise Geneva summit talks but discord remains

Biden and Putin praise Geneva summit talks but discord remains

As a gift to the Russian leader, Mr Biden brought Mr Putin a custom-made pair of aviator sunglasses, a style favoured by the US president, and a cryst ...
US Senate votes to make Juneteenth a holiday

US Senate votes to make Juneteenth a holiday

Charles Schumer, the Democratic leader of the Senate, said: "Making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a major step forward to recognise the wrongs of th ...
$484 Million Loan to Upgrade Road Network in Tamil Nadu Industrial Corridor

$484 Million Loan to Upgrade Road Network in Tamil Nadu Industrial Corridor

News Release | 16 June 2021 NEW DELHI, INDIA (16 June 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $484 mi ...