US approves Indigenous name change for Colorado mountain
A federal panel has approved naming a Colorado peak after a Cheyenne woman who facilitated relations between white settlers and Native American tribes in the early 1800s.
Much of the US West is experiencing a megadrought that studies link to human-caused climate change.
Denver metro region is experiencing extended La Nina weather patterns, which tend to produce drier weather.
Before Friday, the Mile High City’s latest first snow was on November 21, 1934.
Denver sees first snowfall after breaking 87-year-old record
Denver finally saw its first snowfall of the season on Friday, shattering an 87-year-old record for the latest first snow.
Georgia’s Perdue sues over 2020 election, pushes fraud claim
Georgia Republican David Perdue is furthering his embrace of debunked claims that Georgia’s 2020 presidential election was wrongly decided as he runs for governor.
Accepting her Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, Philippine journalist Maria Ressa launched a vitriolic attack against US tech giants, accusing them of fuelling a flood of “toxic sludge” on social media
As far as China is concerned, the United States has hit two ethnic Uyghur political leaders in Xinjiang region with sanctions Friday.
Biden says price rises start to slow but not as ‘quickly as we’d like’
GM plans to invest over $3 bln for EV projects in Michigan
General Motors Co. is planning to invest more than $3 billion to make electric vehicles in Michigan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
China denies abuses in Xinjiang, but the US government and many rights groups say Beijing is carrying out genocide there.
Our actions today, particularly those in partnership with the United Kingdom and Canada, send a message that democracies around the world will act against those who abuse the power of the state to inflict suffering and repression.
Canada and the United Kingdom joined the United States in imposing sanctions related to human rights abuse in Myanmar, while Washington also imposed the first new sanctions on North Korea under President Joe Biden’s administration and targeted Myanmar military entities, among others, in action marking Human Rights Day.
US added Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime Group to an investment blacklist
US imposes sweeping human-rights sanctions on China, Myanmar, N Korea, Bangladesh
The United States on Friday imposed human rights-related sanctions tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh. Read more
Dole celebrated at National Cathedral, World War II memorial
Bob Dole was being honored with a private service at Washington National Cathedral and a public one at the World War II Memorial on Friday, a day after lying in state at the US Capitol.
Court’s conservative majority seems likely to roll back abortion rights in a Mississippi case that was argued last week, although that decision is not expected until the spring.
Dollar loses ground after US inflation data
New York governor says masks will be required indoors unless businesses or venues implement Covid-19 vaccine requirement
SC won’t stop Texas abortion ban, but OKs clinics’ suit
The Supreme Court has ruled that Texas abortion providers can sue over the state’s ban on most abortions, but the justices are allowing the law to remain in effect.