George Floyd Protests Stir a Difficult Debate on Race in France

BOBIGNY, France — Luc Pechangou had never joined a protest before, not even when his own neighborhood just outside Paris was convulsed with anger over the violent arrest of a young black man from the area in 2017. It was instead the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis that led him to join an anti-racism […]

New Hampshire Democratic debate: Who won and lost as Sanders and Buttigieg clash

Democrats in New Hampshire faced off on a debate stage one last time before the state votes next week, with high stakes for even the leading candidates in the race. With strong finishes in Iowa just days ago, it was Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg who found themselves at the front of the heard, followed […]

Trump impeachment news live: 12-hour debate delays vote as president breaks own record for most tweets in a day

House committee supports articles of impeachment, full House set to impeach Donald Trump   The House of Representatives is set to begin the process of removing a president from office for the fourth time in US history, as the House Judiciary Committee voted on party lines to send articles of impeachment to Congress.   Donald […]

London Bridge victim Jack Merritt’s father blasts Boris Johnson following comments on TV debate

The latest headlines in your inbox London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt’s father has slammed Boris Johnson for comments made during last night’s TV debate. David Merritt took to social media to hit out at the prime minister, claiming he used his 25-year-old son’s death to “make political capital” during the BBC Election Debate […]

General election 2019: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in TV debate

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat Andrew Neil wants to ask Boris Johnson Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will go head-to-head later for the final time during the election campaign when they take part in a live BBC debate. The hour-long BBC One programme, hosted by the Today presenter and ex-political editor […]

U.S. Supreme Court justices debate whether to dismiss major gun case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s consideration of a major gun rights case could end in a misfire, with the justices on Monday debating whether to dismiss a challenge backed by the powerful National Rifle Association to a New York City handgun ordinance. The justices heard arguments in the first major gun dispute to […]

‘Indian food is terrible’ tweet sparks hot debate about racism

Image copyright Getty Images A tweet from a US academic calling Indian food “terrible” has sparked a hot debate about cultural intolerance and racism in international cuisine. “Indian food is terrible and we pretend it isn’t,” said international affairs professor Tom Nichols. Critics called his comment a tasteless generalisation. The remark led to a wider […]

Warren Targeted on Debate Stage for Wealth Tax, Medicare for All

(Bloomberg) — Elizabeth Warren’s policy proposals for a wealth tax and a government-run health care system came under a barrage of attacks from other Democratic presidential candidates at the fifth Democratic debate, as Amy Klobuchar complained female candidates were held to a higher standard than men. Cory Booker took Warren to task over her wealth […]

Live Fact Check, Analysis Of November Debate : NPR

Here’s the background: Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta is taking place in the middle of a flurry of impeachment hearings and less than three months away from the first primary votes. The field has shifted since the candidates were on stage together in October: former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke has dropped out. Former Massachusetts […]