Politics

Democrats’ Divide on Voting Rights Widens as Biden Faces Pressure

WASHINGTON — A quiet divide between President Biden and the leaders of the voting rights movement burst into the open on Thursday, as 150 organizations urged him to use his political mettle to push for two expansive federal voting rights bills that would combat a Republican wave of balloting restrictions. In the letter, signed by […]

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5 easy hikes near Denver for visitors and beginners — The Know

So you’re in town for the MLB All Star Game, you see those beautiful mountains to the west and you’re thinking, “I think I’d like to go for a hike up there.” We’ve got some suggestions for easy, moderate and mildly challenging hikes near Denver with natural beauty along the trail and wonderful views. These […]

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Barbecue Sauces Designed for Vegetables

The vegan barbecue chef Kerry Fitzmaurice now sells barbecue and hot sauces with grilled vegetables in mind. By Florence Fabricant With her plans for a vegan barbecue restaurant in Greenwich Village on hold since last year, Kerry Fitzmaurice pivoted and put her expertise in a bottle, introducing Pure Grit BBQ: The BBQ Kit, designed specifically […]

Politics

People charged with domestic violence could lose their guns under proposed Colorado law

Colorado law since 2013 has required most people who are charged with domestic violence to relinquish their guns, but prosecutors and court officials acknowledge it’s loosely enforced, sometimes not at all. Lawmakers got their first look Tuesday at a bill, HB21-1255, that would strengthen compliance, which state analysts say affects thousands per year. Already, Democrats […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | Desperate Times, Creative Measures

Millions of Americans are approaching a grim anniversary: one year without paid work. Many of those who lost jobs in the explosion of layoffs last March, and in the subsequent months, are still trying to find new work. Roughly 8 million fewer Americans are working today than at this time last year, just before the […]

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Rich countries must increase Covid-19 vaccine supply to poor nations, Argentina, Mexico say

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) – The presidents of Mexico and Argentina on Tuesday (Feb 23) pressed the United Nations and the world’s richest countries to improve poorer nations’ access to Covid-19 vaccines, deriding efforts as grossly inadequate so far. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the United Nations’ scheme to ensure the poorest could get […]

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“Shameful”: U.S. virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office – The Denver Post

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “totally under control.” Now, in his final hours in office, after a year of presidential denials of reality and responsibility, the pandemic’s U.S. […]

Business

Valentino Adds Chief HR Officer Position

MILAN – The house of Valentino has tapped Rosa Santamaria Maurizio as its new chief human resources officer, effective Oct. 19. This is a new role and Santamaria Maurizio will report to the company’s chief executive officer Jacopo Venturini, who joined Valentino last June. “Rosa represents a pivotal entry to sustain the strategic company direction […]

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Trump’s healthcare v the average American’s

“Don’t be afraid of it. You’re going to beat it.” This was US President Donald Trump’s advice to the public if they were worried about catching coronavirus. He made the comments in a video message posted shortly after being discharged from hospital on Monday, having received treatment since his own diagnosis. But, as many have […]

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Putin hails new Sputnik moment as Russia is first to approve a COVID-19 vaccine

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move Moscow likened to its success in the Cold War-era space race. The vaccine, which will be called “Sputnik V” in homage […]