Category «POLITICS»

End of shutdown means 75,000 Colorado children keep their health insurance – The Denver Post

On Monday, 114 days after Congress allowed funding for his daughters’ health insurance program lapse, Denver resident TC Bell breathed a sigh of relief. But only a little one. In voting to approve a measure ending the federal government shutdown on Monday, Congress also approved a six-year extension of funding for the national Children’s Health …

‘Must Stay Out of Judicial Crisis’ and ‘Don’t Know Protocol’: Takeaways From PM Modi’s TV Interviews

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Pence arrives in Israel after being upbraided in Egypt and Jordan for White House policies in the Middle East

Vice President Mike Pence arrived on relatively friendly territory in Israel late Sunday after the leaders of Egypt and Jordan, two of the America’s closest Arab allies, publicly rebuked him for the Trump administration’s upending of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A day after he heard pointed complaints from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi in Cairo, …

Sunday Reading: Critics on the Classics

“Lolita” has “prodded one of the few remaining raw nerves of the twentieth century”: that was how Donald Malcolm, one of The New Yorker’s book critics, reacted to Vladimir Nabokov’s novel when it was first published in America, in 1958. With the passage of time, even the most provocative art works grow familiar; they come …