President Xi Jinping says China deserves to be treated as a great power, but on Wednesday his country expelled three Wall Street Journal reporters over a headline. Yes, a headline.
At least 550,000 cases. Maybe 4.4 million. Or something in between. Like weather forecasters, researchers who use mathematical equations to project how bad a disease outbreak might become are used to uncertainties and incomplete data, and Covid-19, the disease caused by the new-to-humans coronavirus that began circulating in Wuhan, China, late last year, has those everywhere you look.
A newly minted district attorney for a major American city vows to establish an immigration unit. At first blush, that would seem entirely normal for a prosecutor's office. Immigration laws require enforcement, and prosecutors are in the law-enforcement business.
Democratic presidential candidates are sharpening their criticism of high-spending rival Michael Bloomberg, saying that the billionaire former New York City mayor would fail to mobilize the party in a potential matchup against President Trump in November.
After his Senate impeachment acquittal, we wrote that President Trump's history is that he can't stand prosperity. Well, that was fast.
Jim Biden was in a bind. An investor had put up $1 million to help Jim and his nephew Hunter buy a hedge fund. Then it turned out that the fund's assets were worth less than the Bidens had thought. Now the investor wanted its money back.