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United States suspends all Brazilian meat imports

United States suspends all Brazilian meat imports

United States suspends all Brazilian meat imports 23 June 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption Brazil is the world’s largest beef exporter The United States has suspended Brazilian meat imports over...

Philando Castile: Girl, 4, calms mother in police car

Philando Castile was shot and killed by the police in July 2016 in the US state of Minnesota. New footage shows Diamond Reynolds and her four-year-old daughter, who witnessed the shooting, being held in a police vehicle immediately afterwards. Officer Jeronimo Yanez...
Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill

Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill

Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill 22 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Senate Republicans have unveiled a plan to overhaul the US healthcare system, including drastic cuts to a government health programme for the poor. The...
Curse of the Number Two Pick in the NBA

Curse of the Number Two Pick in the NBA

Kevin Durant didn’t know whose name then-NBA Commissioner David Stern would announce when he walked to the podium to begin the 2007 draft. “I held my mother’s hand and we both looked at each other in the eye, and when he said ‘Greg,’ I figured where I was going...

How The Guardian Lost America

The Guardian needed a new US headquarters. It was the morning of February 23, and staffers gathered at the company’s office in lower Manhattan, an immense space that the British newspaper once hoped would be home to a 300-person-strong US digital arm. Now the...
Corey Seager Hits 3 Home Runs vs. Mets

Corey Seager Hits 3 Home Runs vs. Mets

Harry How/Getty Images Corey Seager cranked out three home runs in the first five innings of the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ game against the New York Mets on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. The Los Angeles shortstop belted a two-run home run in the first inning, a...
Alaskan gold miner killed in rare black bear attack

Alaskan gold miner killed in rare black bear attack

Alaskan gold miner killed in rare black bear attack 20 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image caption Black bears, like this one in British Columbia, rarely attack humans An Alaskan gold miner died on Monday in the second fatal mauling by a black bear in the...
Why there are costs to moral outrage

Why there are costs to moral outrage

What exactly is outrage? Protestor image via www.shutterstock.com Many Americans are morally outraged that U.S. President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey, who had been investigating possible links between Trump’s election campaign and the Russian...
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