The U.S. vs. the world: How major nations are recovering from coronavirus

Jan Hatzius, a Goldman Sachs analyst who co-authored the report, told POLITICO that U.S. economic results since July bear out the relationship between health and growth. The economy’s improvement, he noted, corresponds to a rising share of the American population subject to state and local mask mandates — from about 40 percent in June to … Leer más

Key Kamala Harris political consultant heads to top Airbnb post

Butler, a former state and national labor leader, had signed on as a partner in late 2018 with the strategists who would go on to run Harris’s presidential campaign. Together with political consultants Ace Smith, Sean Clegg and Juan Rodriguez, they formed SCRB, with Rodriguez managing Harris’s primary run and the others serving as senior … Leer más

He fought corruption in Russia. ICE wants to deport him.

He decided to flee Russia for a country where he assumed he would find protection: the United States. Duralev entered the U.S. on a tourist visa in November 2015 and applied for asylum two months later. He was awaiting a decision on his asylum application, which allows him to legally remain in the U.S. until … Leer más

New York mayor suspends officers involved in man’s suffocation death

“Mr. Daniel Prude was failed by the police department, our mental health care system, our society and he was failed by me,” Warren said. She said the officers would still be paid because of contract rules. Messages left with the union representing Rochester police officers were not immediately returned Thursday. Prude’s death happened just as … Leer más

How New York City’s schools plan fell short

But the lack of any real support for his schools reopening plan is based on more recent history: a series of missteps in how schools responded to the Covid-19 pandemic and little transparency on how the city planned to keep kids, teachers and administrators safe in the coming school year. One source familiar with the … Leer más

Deputies fatally shoot Black man in L.A. who dropped gun from bundle

“He was in possession of a firearm and did assault a deputy,” Dean said. Family members at the scene identified the dead man as Dijon Kizzee, 29, CBS-Los Angeles reported, but the sheriff’s department said it could not immediately confirm his identity. Police say the handgun was recovered and no deputies were injured. TV news … Leer más

Belarus opposition leader: Dozens disappeared after protests

«What I want to tell is that a lot of people in Belarus now are political prisoners,» Tikhanovskaya said, speaking by videoconference. «They just are in jail without any court, and they are in there only for their, I don’t know, for their wish to talk about what’s going on in Belarus, about their desire … Leer más