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Suppy of food under threat due to biodiversity loss across the globe: UN report

Suppy of food under threat due to biodiversity loss across the globe: UN report

A drop in global biodiversity is putting our ability to produce food at risk, a new United Nations report warns. According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, biodiversity in food and agriculture “is indispensable to food security and sustainable development.” However, in recent years biodiversity at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels have all…MORE

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

A federal judge pressed government lawyers Thursday over whether the administration should be required to identify the thousands of children and parents who were separated at the southern border and released from government custody before June 26, 2018. The exchange came during a hearing for Ms. L et al. vs. Immigration and Customs Enforcement et…MORE

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa on Sunday

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa on Sunday

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s considering a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, will make a trip to Iowa on Sunday, an aide confirms. The stop at the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines, first reported by the Des Moines Register, adds to growing signs that the New Yorker could join the…MORE

Democratic presidential candidates back off statements of support for Jussie Smollett

Democratic presidential candidates back off statements of support for Jussie Smollett

Democratic presidential candidates backed off their statements of support for actor Jussie Smollett on Thursday after he was arrested on the suspicion of falsifying a police report, saying he’s done a disservice to victims of hate crimes. Several prominent Democratic politicians and 2020 presidential candidates had issued strong statements of support after Smollett, an actor…MORE

Steve King plans to seek re-election: ‘I have nothing to apologize for’

Steve King plans to seek re-election: ‘I have nothing to apologize for’

Rep. Steve King said he plans to run for re-election and rejected responsibility for his statements in The New York Times that appeared to defended white nationalism. “I have nothing to apologize for,” the Iowa Republican said in an interview released Thursday when asked if he was sorry for his words. He was being interviewed…MORE

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