Biden returns to his Scranton roots to pitch tax plan

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden returns to his childhood hometown of Scranton on Tuesday to open three straight days of campaigning in Pennsylvania, capitalizing on the opportunity to work the battleground state while Donald Trump spends the week in a New York City courtroom for his first criminal trial. The Democratic president plans to … Read more

India’s Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election

[ad_1] NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vowed to boost social spending, develop infrastructure and make India into a global manufacturing hub as companies shift away from China, as he unveiled his Hindu nationalist party’s election strategy. Modi hopes to return to power for a third five-year term. He and other … Read more

Progressive candidates are increasingly sharing their own abortion stories after Roe’s demise

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For decades, only three people knew Gloria Johnson had had an abortion. But a year of watching women and doctors agonize under Tennessee’s strict abortion ban kicked up a fire in the longtime Democrat. She watched in dismay as her Republican colleagues in the General Assembly dismissed concerns that the law … Read more

UN climate chief presses for faster action, says humans have 2 years left ‘to save the world’

[ad_1] OXFORD, England — Humanity has only two years left “to save the world” by making dramatic changes in the way it spews heat-trapping emissions and it has even less time to act to get the finances behind such a massive shift, the head of the United Nations climate agency said. With governments of the … Read more

Trump’s abortion statement angers conservatives and gives the Biden campaign a new target

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Donald Trump still says he’s proud that the Supreme Court justices he nominated overturned Roe v. Wade. Yet he again on Monday avoided tough questions about abortion, including whether he would support a national abortion ban should he return to the White House. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee tried to put … Read more

Two years after its historic win, a divided Amazon Labor Union lurches toward a leadership election

[ad_1] Two years after clenching a historic victory at a warehouse in New York City, the first labor union for Amazon workers in the United States is divided, running out of money and fighting over an election that could determine who will lead the group in the near future. Despite campaigns at several facilities in … Read more

Two years after its historic win, a divided Amazon Labor Union lurches toward a leadership election

[ad_1] Two years after clenching a historic victory at a warehouse in New York City, the first labor union for Amazon workers in the United States is divided, running out of money and fighting over an election that could determine who will lead the group in the near future. Despite campaigns at several facilities in … Read more

Trump says he’ll announce his position on abortion Monday, a key moment in the presidential race

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Former President Donald Trump says he will finally announce Monday when he believes abortions should be banned, after months of refusing to stake a position on an issue that could decide the outcome of November’s presidential election. The presumptive Republican nominee wrote on his social media site Sunday night that he … Read more

Trump’s campaign is expecting to raise a record $43 million at a high-dollar Florida fundraiser

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s campaign is expecting to raise more than $40 million on Saturday when major donors gather for his biggest fundraiser yet. The event at the Palm Beach, Florida, home of billionaire investor John Paulson is expected to bring in $43 million for the former president’s third run at the White … Read more

Anonymous users are dominating right-wing discussions online. They also spread false information

[ad_1] NEW YORK — The reposts and expressions of shock from public figures followed quickly after a user on the social platform X who uses a pseudonym claimed that a government website had revealed “skyrocketing” rates of voters registering without a photo ID in three states this year — two of them crucial to the … Read more