US to help finance decarbonization in the Middle East and North Africa

U.S. 04/07/21, 19:16

In a joint statement released on Monday, April 5, by the United States and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the two nations reaffirmed their pledge to help finance decarbonization in the Middle East and North Africa. “We will also cooperate closely to make new investments in financing decarbonization across both the ...

Biden’s climate proposal could cost more than $1.7 trillion

U.S. 02/03/21, 16:36

The proposal put forward by President Joe Biden to counteract the alleged effects of controversial climate change could cost more than $1.7 trillion, according to estimates reported by Fox News on Feb. 3.   During his election campaign, Biden said that he would implement the Green New Deal as the basis for ...

Harris campaign cuts headquarters staff, moves some to Iowa

2022 Campaign 10/30/19, 16:49

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is laying off several dozen staff members and transferring others in an effort to salvage her prospects in the Iowa caucuses. The move, which comes roughly three months before the caucuses formally usher in the Democratic contest, make the California senator the most prominent candidate so ...

Q&A: Theron, Rogen on the comedy of politics, and vice versa

Entertainment 05/02/19, 14:18

The last time Seth Rogen made a movie set in the political world, it went a little rocky. "The Interview," which Rogen starred in, co-directed and produced, prompted the ire of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, led to one of the most damaging corporate hacks in American history and brought endless ...

Former US security officials to oppose emergency declaration

Politics 02/24/19, 21:55

A group of former U.S. national security officials is set to release a statement arguing there is no justification for President Donald Trump to use a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The statement, which was reviewed by The Associated Press, has 58 signatures from prominent ...

Dem power players want Pelosi but centrists push back

Politics 11/16/18, 03:17

If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber's Democratic majority, there's a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel. Pelosi ...

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