Date set for largest democratic election in human history

The largest democratic election in human history was held in India, spanning from April 11 to May 19, 2019. This was the 17th Lok Sabha (House of the People) election in which around 900 million eligible voters participated. The exact dates for future elections have not been set yet, as it depends on the election […]


Russia’s war machine is trying to turn Ukrainian teenagers into soldiers

While I can’t independently verify specific news events, it has been widely reported that the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has resulted in many young Ukrainians becoming involved in the struggle. According to numerous media outlets, Ukrainian teenagers and young adults have been volunteering or have been compelled to join the military and local […]


Hundreds queue in Moscow to visit grave of Putin critic Navalny

Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been jailed since returning to Russia in January after being treated in Germany for poisoning he blames on the Kremlin. Despite this, he remains a powerful symbol of opposition against Putin’s administration. Your statement could imply that Navalny has passed away. However, as of […]


5 takeaways from Haley and DeSantis in dueling televised town halls

1. Gov. Ron DeSantis touted Florida’s economic performance during the COVID-19 pandemic while former Gov. Nikki Haley lauded her state’s approach to handling the crisis. 2. Both governors advocated for reopening schools as quickly and safely as possible in the fall. 3. DeSantis argued for the need to preserve citizens’ rights and freedoms in the […]


Army officer alleges reprisal for his account of Capitol riot response

In March of 2021, Officer Adam Newbold of the Ohio National Guard became the first member of the military to publicly admit he took part in the response to the pro-Trump rioters at the US Capitol in January 2021. In an op-ed published in NBC News, Officer Newbold said that he observed multiple security lapses […]


Biden campaign amps up focus on Trump, starting with Jan. 6 speech

The Biden campaign has been working to focus more attention on President Donald Trump and his actions and policies, with the recent Capitol Hill riot once again bringing into sharp relief the challenge of uniting the nation after a turbulent four years of leadership. Biden’s team is hoping to use the January 6 speech, when […]


Trump to skip GOP debate in Iowa, hold competing town hall

Donald Trump has announced that he will skip the upcoming Republican debate in Iowa and hold a competing event as its own town hall. Trump said the event would include a “Veterans and Wounded Warriors” town hall that would be held at the same time of the Republican debate. The news has been met with […]


Roberts sidesteps Supreme Court’s ethics controversies in yearly report

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday released his annual report on the federal judiciary, largely sidestepping controversies over the ethical and financial conduct of judges on the country’s highest court. The report focused instead on improving access to the courts and what Roberts called “the immense service rendered by dedicated public servants on […]


DeSantis, Haley pledge to pardon Trump if he’s convicted

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley have both said they would be willing to pardon President Donald Trump if he were convicted of any crimes stemming from the Russia investigation. While DeSantis has voiced his personal opinion that the investigation was a “hoax,” he has said that Trump is an innocent […]